Three health tips. All part of my daily routine and all having a major impact on how I feel, physically and mentally.
Let’s start with blueberries!
They’re my go-to with my cereal, every morning. Sometimes I mix it up with strawberries, but unless Whole Foods is out of them (or I’m traveling), blueberries are integral to how I start my day. I find them very tasty.
I wasn’t even aware of their health benefits, e.g., blueberries have the highest quantities of antioxidants, as well as other phytochemicals that are believed to lower blood pressure, improve memory, and make aging a healthier process.
A total of five studies on blueberries were recently published in The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences.
The research looked at different health effects associated with eating blueberries, including changes in inflammation, memory, and avoiding age-related diseases.
Who knew those blueberries packed so much goodness?
Read on below for an update on how I’m doing with my shift to “mindful” drinking plus the latest on how walking and weight loss have been shown to keep Alzheimer’s at bay.