Carl Lowe Archive
Carl Lowe has written about health, fitness and nutrition for a wide range of publications including Prevention Magazine, Self Magazine and Time-Life Books. The author of more than a dozen books, he has been gluten-free since 2007. Email this author.
The gibberish that is an overpriced hospital bill would be funny if it didn’t represent the giant waste of money that cripples American healthcare. International research shows that the U.S. squanders more than $1 billion dollars a day on medical bureaucracy, the most in the world.
If you are worried about developing Alzheimer’s disease, that fear is justified. This frightening condition can wipe out your personality and memory. But scientists in Finland say you can actually lower your risk by changing your attitude toward your fellow humans.
A study at Carleton University in California shows that having a purpose in your life is good for your health at any age.
Here’s another reason to drink coffee. Research at Cornell shows that the beverage contains chlorogenic acid, a powerful antioxidant that protects the retina in the eye.
An analysis of life expectancy shows that by changing one habit in your daily life, you may be able to increase your life expectancy by five years. And you can start today.
Reducing your risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is up to you. Research in Finland shows that something you can do twice a week helps protects your brain cells.
What’s your outlook on living to be 90 or 100, optimistic or pessimistic? A study of people who have lived that long and beyond say your answer to that question may be a big factor in whether or not you make it to the century mark.
If you’re worried about your waistline, you better do something about it. Researchers at Columbia University have calculated the odds of your bulging belly shortening your life. The frightening conclusion: Your life’s in more serious danger than you know.
Your feelings can kill you. Researchers at the University of Chicago have found that older people enjoy longer life expectancy if they avoid certain emotional relationships and maintain others.
Energy drinks are supposed to give you more energy. But research shows that these beverages may imperil your health in a wide variety of ways. They are especially risky when you combine them with alcohol.