3 Ways exercise saves you money

Do you have diabetes? High cholesterol? High blood pressure?┬áIf looking good or living longer isn’t enough of a motivator for you to get off the couch, how about this one: Exercise saves you money! How? Fewer doctor visits Less medication Fewer home devices and disposables (blood pressure cuff, finger stick glucose measurement) Less gas traveling […]

Exercise and light drinking help to protect vision

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin evaluated the influence that smoking, drinking alcohol and exercise have on vision by tracking medical records of almost 5,000 adults ranging in age from 43 to 84 between 1988 and 2013. Results were published in Ophthalmology online. While the research team noted that visual impairment developed in 5.4 percent […]

Exercise fails to help diabetes control

Researchers determined that newly diagnosed diabetics have improved glycemic control if they receive intensive dietary counseling within the first year of their diagnosis of the disease.

Women can cut AMD risk by two-thirds

A recent observational study published in the Archives of Ophthalmology reveals that women who exercise, eat a balanced diet, and don’t smoke can cut their risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) by more than two-thirds.

Lifespan shortened by sitting on your _______!

A new study sheds light on the effect too much “sitting” has on a person’s life span.