Recent research shows that trans fatty acids are at least as dangerous when it comes to clogging arteries as saturated fats. The acids raise LDL, the bad kind of cholesterol, and lower good cholesterol levels. Statistics show that Americans eat 12 to 14 percent of their calories in the form of saturated fat; and as much as 3 percent in the form of trans fatty acids!
Core weakness can lead to back, neck, and hip pain, which are caused by muscle imbalances that pull the body out of alignment. These muscular imbalances force stronger muscle groups to compensate for weaker ones, but are easily corrected with core exercise.
Almost 1 million Americans over the age of 40 are considered legally blind. Another 2.4 million have significantly reduced vision. The four eye disorders that pose the greatest risk of vision problems as you age are cataract, glaucoma, age related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.