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Vitamin or Mineral Supplements Don’t Prevent Dementia

A large review of studies has found no solid evidence that vitamin and mineral supplements have any effect in preventing cognitive decline or dementia. The meta-analysis, published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, included 28 trials with more than 83,000 cognitively healthy people 40 and older. The reports covered a wide range of vitamins… Read More »

9 foods that could help prevent cancer

A new study shows that obesity related cancers have risen – even in millennials. Our diets may have the potential to help prevent cancer, along with a healthy lifestyle. Healthista’s Nutrition Director, Rick Hay, explains the foods associated with cancer prevention A study by the American Cancer Society today published findings in The Lancet Public Health… Read More »

Does Exercise During Pregnancy Prevent Postpartum Depression?

While there is some data to indicate that exercise may improve well-being and diminish symptoms of depression and anxiety, the results have been mixed.  A recent randomized controlled trial has explored the efficacy of exercise during pregnancy for reducing the risk of postpartum depression. The Physical Activity for Mothers Enrolled in Longitudinal Analysis (PAMELA) Study… Read More »