April Health News Review

April 7, 2016

Dr. Arnold's latest pitching newsletter:

#5 - Why do sunbathers live longer than those who avoid the sun? - SciecneDaily March 21, 2016

"...smokers in the highest sun exposure group were at a similar risk for skin cancer as non-smokers avoiding sun exposure, indicating avoidance of sun exposure to be a risk factor of the same magnitude as smoking." -Dr. Pelle Lindqvist

#4 - 'Ultra-processed' foods make up more than half of all calories in US diet - ScienceDaily March 9, 2016

Some insight as to why we're such a frightenly ill nation.

#3 - Drinking more water associated with numerous dietary benefits, study finds - ScienceDaily March 1, 2016

"People who increased their consumption of water by three cups daily consumed 205 less calories, 18 grams less sugar, and 21 grams less cholesterol..."

#2 - Which Type of Exercise Is Best for the Brain? - NY Times February 17, 2016

"...why distance running was so much more potent at promoting neurogenesis than weight training or interval training is not clear...distance running stimulates the release of a particular substance in the brain known as brain-derived neurotrophic factor that is known to regulate neurogenesis. The more miles an animal runs, the more B.D.N.F. it produces."

#1 - Blueberries, the well-known 'super fruit,' could help fight Alzheimer's - Science Daily March 14, 2016

1 cup per day to keep Alzheimer's away.

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