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Harness the Power of “Good” Fat for Your Good Health

Not all fat is bad. In fact, the type of fat known as omega-3 is essential to good health. It’s good for your brain, your nervous system, and it fights inflammation — which makes it perfect for easing the pain of arthritis.

 

The Top 4 Tax Filing Goofs Made by Seniors

 Turn 65 this year? You can increase your standard federal deduction by $1,600 if you’re single and $2,600 if both you and your spouse are 65 or older.

4 Home Hacks Save You Hundreds on Heating and Cooling Costs

Change it up.
Experts say changing the thermostat 10 degrees from your normal setting for eight hours a day can save you 10 percent on your energy bill.

4 Easy Eats That Steady Your BP

Go nutty at breakfast.
Researchers think omega-3 fatty acids may help the walls of your blood vessels relax and widen, helping your blood pressure go down.
To add omega-3s to your diet, toss some English walnuts on your morning oatmeal.

7 Habits of People with the Sharpest Memories

Australian researchers gave extensive memory tests to 29,500 people and they discovered 7 habits of people with the sharpest memories.  Some were obvious:  read often, do crossword puzzles, and avoid alcohol.  But the other 4 habits include a few surprises!