IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research from France demonstrating alcohol intake may be the most important preventable risk factors for dementia.
MAKING CHANGES: No changes today - except to stop drinking!
FACT OR FICTION: Have you been first at something? Here are a few you may not have known.
In The News
Research published in the Lancet Public Health Journal demonstrates alcohol may be the most important preventable risk factor associated with the development of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Of the 57,000 cases of early onset dementia diagnosed prior to age 65, over 57% were diagnosed in those who were chronic heavy alcohol users.
Daily Health Tip
Alcohol is a carcinogenic - associated with the development of pancreatic, stomach, esophageal and mouth cancers.
One drink once in a great while is not considered to be a health risk, but increasing your alcohol intake increases your risk of developing lifelong health conditions.
I set achievable fitness goals for myself. Keeping those goals in mind reminds me to do the things that help me to reach them.
My weight loss targets are conservative. I avoid putting pressure on myself to hit unrealistic and unnecessary goals. Being reasonable with myself helps me to succeed on a consistent basis. It prevents me from becoming frustrated.
Fact or Fiction?
Have you been first at something? Here are a few you may not have known:
- Jerrie Mock was the first woman to fly solo around the world in 1964.
- In 1962 Joan Crawford was the first guest on the Johnny Carson show.
- In 1965 Edward Higgins White was the first astronaut to walk in space.
- In 1967 Carl Stokes was the first black to be elected mayor - Cleveland, OH.
- In 1971 Bella Abzug was the first Jewish woman elected to Congress.
- In 1972 Mark Spitz was the first U.S. Olympian to win 7 gold medals.
- In 1973 Emily Warner was the first female commercial airline pilot - Frontier Airlines.
- In 1975 George Carlin was the first guest host on “Saturday Night Live”
- In 1979 Diana Nyad was the first person to swim from the Bahamas to Florida.
- In 1983 Vanessa Williams was the first black woman crowned Miss America.
Have a wonderful day!
Your Healthy Life America Team