Healthy Habits Reduce Chances of Dementia

Two studies published in this month’s JAMA add to evidence that long-term lifestyle habits may reduce the risk of mental decline in old age. These studies are observational and not definitive, but they hint at what might reduce the chances of Alzheimer’s or dementia.

The Artist’s Way to Healthy Living

When I changed careers to become a chef, I was feeling pretty daunted, and one of my friends recommended to pick up a copy of Julia Cameron’s ‘An Artists Way’. It’s been one of my favorites ever since, so applied one of her chapters to becoming the healthier you.

Increase Your Lifespan with Food?

Since food is so intricately linked to survival, it begs the question whether modifying your food consumption can also increase your lifespan. A new study reveals the answer.