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Take B12 to Help With Parkinson’s

The common vitamin B12 may help slow the progression of both hereditary and non-hereditary Parkinson’s Disease, new studies show.

Try Cordyceps to Strengthen the Lungs

The Chinese medicinal fungus cordyceps improved lung function, exercise endurance and quality of life in people with chronic lung diseases.

Snack on Walnuts to Slow Growth of Breast Tumors

Women with breast cancer that ate a handful of walnuts daily for two weeks experienced a change in gene expression that suppressed the tumor growth.

Eat More Carbs to Lower Heart Risk

Low-carb diets such as Atkins, ketogenic and paleo, which emphasize protein instead of fruits, vegetable and grains, significantly increase the risk of atrial fibrillation, a new study shows.

Sit Less to Live Longer

Replacing a half hour of sitting or lying around with brisk walking and other moderate physical activities reduces the risk of dying over 14 years by 45 percent.

Eat Med Diet to Boost Performance

Eleven athletes ran five kilometers a good six percent faster after four days on a Mediterranean diet compared to four days on a Western diet.

Imbibe Less to Lower Blood Pressure

Consuming as few as seven to 13 alcoholic drinks a week increases the risk of high blood pressure, say researchers.

Take Magnesium to Optimize Vitamin D

Magnesium increases Vitamin D absorption in people with low levels and lowers absorption in people with excessive amounts.

Find a Green Space and Make a Friend

Green spaces and colorful design elements like rainbow-painted crosswalks in a Vancouver, Canada neighborhood made people happier and more trusting of strangers.

Legal Pot Lifts Junk Food Sales

After three states legalized recreational marijuana, sales of potato chips, cookies and ice cream rose.
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