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David Bernstein
Meals from the sunny Mediterranean have been linked to stronger bones, a healthier heart and longer life, along with a reduced risk for diabetes and high blood pressure. Now you can add lowering your risk for dementia to the ever growing list of reasons to follow the Mediterranean diet or one of its dietary cousins.
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In my new book “The Power of 5: The Ultimate Formula for Longevity & Remaining Youthful,” I talk about the importance of sweat and physical activity as part of my formula to remain youthful and AGE GRACEFULLY®. In the sweat chapter, I focus on the many factors that have changed the way we live.
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Many of the procedures people undergo to counter chronic knee pain in the hopes of avoiding a knee replacement have limited or no evidence to support them. Some enrich the pockets of medical practitioners while rarely benefiting patients for more than a few months.
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We are pleased to announce the wait is finally over and my latest book has arrived! “The Power of 5: The Ultimate Formula for Longevity & Remaining Youthful” is available now. We all hope for long, happy, healthy lives. Do we have any control over how long and how healthy we live? The answer is...
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Alzheimer’s doesn’t have to be your brain’s destiny, says neuroscientist and author of “Still Alice,” Lisa Genova. She shares the latest science investigating the disease — and some promising research on what each of us can do to build an Alzheimer’s-resistant brain.
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Father’s Day is a chance to show love and appreciation for fathers of all ages in our lives … the patriarch of the family, the son who recently became a father, a husband, or a brother. While it’s easy to mail a card or spend the day together with family, there can be a deeper...
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Exercise and activities are essential for improving our fitness. Setting and tracking our exercise goals is key to success. Setting a goal of 150-450 minutes of exercise per week is the recommended parameter. Using an activity tracker device helps to motivate and monitor one’s exercise success. There are many activity trackers to choose from. I...
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“Joie de Vivre” a noun that means exuberant enjoyment of life, describes the joy meeting and listening to keynote Dr. Ruth Westheimer speak at an annual Women of Distinction event, honoring 28 exceptional women who work tirelessly volunteering in many local organizations in our community.
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  Shrimp Catalan Power of 5 test kitchen, inspired by Pamela Izquierdo One of the most popular and classic tapas. Shrimp is sautéed in olive oil and lots of garlic (2 “must-have” ingredients in Spanish cooking) Makes 2 servings Prep 10 minutes Cook 8 minutes Total 18 minutes Ingredients: 10-12 large shrimp – deveined, can...
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Untangling Alzheimer’s The Guide for Families & Professionals...A presentation I attended in late April, was a refreshing change of pace. Author of the book of the same title,Tam Cummings, PhD, a nationally recognized Gerontologist offered an insightful and energetic program sponsored by Arden Courts; a national corporation that runs memory care communities.  I attended the...
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