With the wealth of information available, sometimes you just want some simple tips to improve your health and longevity.
- The MTHFR gene codes how folic acid is processed. The resulting L-methylfolate amino acid is responsible for dopamine, serotonin and norepinephrine production. This gene helps you feel good. Most people have one mutation while many have two. Boosting L-methylfolate can reduce depression and improve IBS symptoms. A cheek swab test is covered by insurance.
- Those with a college education tend to live longer.
- Your tough childhood tends to fade by age 50.
- Men do well for a long life in a stable marriage. Women need a happy marriage.
- Avoid alcohol.
- Reduce consumption of red meat, egg yolks and farmed fish.
- Improve your gut health.
- Chocolate can help with blood flow. Dark chocolate can also help with chronic coughing.
- Work on losing weight at a rate of no more than one pound per week so your body maintains balance. Find what works for you long-term.
- Ballroom dance builds neural networks, no matter how good you are. It helps with Parkinson’s and dementia.
Listen as Dr. Robin Miller joins Dr. Holly Lucille to share how small actions can provide big benefits for your health.