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Hearts and Minds:
A healthy heart makes for a healthy brain

Hearts and Minds:<br>A healthy heart makes for a healthy brain

The American Heart Association (AHA) published an advisory of seven steps to maintain a healthy brain.  This advisory comes in response to the troubling rise in dementia. There were 4 million cases of dementia in America in 2010. There are projected to be 75 million cases worldwide by 2030. Interestingly, five of the AHA’s seven steps to a healthy brain relate to exercise and cardiovascular health.

A Little Exercise In The Morning Wakes Up Your Brain

A Little Exercise In The Morning Wakes Up Your Brain

Ever since we launched UnSit new research keeps getting published showing how exercise improves creativity, cognitive function happiness and well being. We’ve blogged about many of these articles here on the UnSit blog page including the Stanford study that is frequently referenced by other writers. We also honored Dr. John Ratey and his book Spark with our #Walkie Award.

Walk 30 Minutes and Live longer, MUCH longer...

Walk 30 Minutes and Live longer, MUCH longer...

If you’ve ever scolded yourself for not getting to the gym, relax, you don’t have to. Forget those intense workouts. If its longevity you seek, just walk 30 minutes. Hard to believe, but it's true.  A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that just 150 minutes a week of walking lowers your risk of premature death by 20%.