Week Ending April 26, 2021

What Are the Benefits of Fish Oil for Memory?
“Where’d you put those keys again? What did you come in this room for? And remember that thing you needed to, um, remember for work? If only taking something like a fish oil supplement could bust through all your brain snags.”

Optimize your exercise routine
“When it comes to exercise, timing is everything — but not in the way we normally think about timing. What matters most is making the time to exercise regularly, not when it happens. That said, your personal experience and specific goals may influence what workout schedule works best for you.”

Bleeding gums? You may need more vitamin C
“Bleeding gums are a sign of gingivitis, an early stage of periodontal disease, but they may also signal low vitamin C in your diet, suggests a study published online Feb. 1, 2021, by Nutrition Reviews.”

6 Herbs and Spices That Help With Digestion
“Everyone can agree: Herbs and spices make food taste way better. But you might not know that your spice rack is also a rich resource for remedies you can use to soothe a stomachache or promote healthy digestion.”

Nutrition for a Healthy Lymphatic System
“While we are all familiar with what it means to have a healthy immune system, most are not familiar with the role that our body’s lymphatic system has on it. Since it’s Lymphedema Awareness Month,”

A Guide to Sleep Based on Your Ayurvedic Type
“Ayurveda describes sleep as a basic instinct of life, essential to all living beings. We need it to rejuvenate and reenergize our body, mind, and spirit.”

3 easy exercises to get you started with strength training
“If you’re like most American adults who work out regularly, you may squeeze in a daily walk or a quick run, or take a Zumba or aerobics class. But strength-training exercises usually don’t make the list.”

Is Pineapple Good for Your Skin?
“Pineapple is a tropical fruit that’s loaded with health benefits. It’s rich in vitamins, antioxidants, fiber, and water but low in calories, making it an ideal snack. Due to the fruit’s nutritional and antioxidant content, some people have also tried eating it or applying it to their skin to boost their skin health.”

Neurologists Say This Is The Best Workout For Brain Health, In Case You’re Curious
“We know that exercise is stellar for brain health (we have a whole article discussing the very topic!), and a good sweat can even help generate new neurons in the hippocampus—aka, the brain region associated with memory, learning, and emotions.”

Diet, disease, and the microbiome
“There is growing interest in the human body’s microbiome and its connection to chronic disease. A new study examines that connection, along with how the foods we eat influence the composition of our microbiome.”

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