How Caffeine may Boost Memory

Stephanie Watson, Executive Editor, Harvard Women’s Health Watch, has posted findings from a new study published in the Journal of Nutrition about the long-term memory benefits of the caffeine in coffee. The study was conducted by National Institute on Aging researchers who evaluated “tests of thinking skills and memory with caffeine, alcohol, and nutrient intake in 727 men and women…

How Alcohol Is Good for Your Heart

The BMJ (formerly the British Medical Journal) has published a study showing the benefits of drinking moderate amounts of alcohol. Drinking “a glass of wine for women per day, and two glasses for men, is linked to a lower risk of heart attack, stroke and death from heart disease,” reports Alice Park in Time.   People…

The Best Diet for Men Over 50

You probably hear it often: that your diet influences your health more than you think. It is not just an apple a day that keeps the doctor away but a complete grocery list of healthy produce, lean meat, and other food items. In an article by Kathleen Doheny, a health and fitness journalist for Everyday…