Social Media Medicine Expert Dr. Veronica Anderson Shows Research That Demonstrates the Powerful Benefits of Daily Activity

Dr. Veronica Anderson, Founder and Host of web radio talk show, Wellness for the Real World, a weekly resource for wellness of mind, body and spirit, highlights the positive effects that daily physical movement can have on our mental aptitude while aging.

New York, NY – August 9, 2011 – Dr. Veronica Anderson, Founder and Host of health and wellness web radio talk show, Wellness for the REAL World, recently published a blog on her website www.drveronica.com suggesting that small doses of daily physical activity can preserve aging adults’ cognitive functions. Dr. Veronica explains the research findings in her blog, titled “Make a Move to Preserve Your Memory.”

Dr. Anderson writes, “Let’s face it. We’re all going to die someday. We’ll decline in physical ability and mental aptitude. Our eyelids will sag, our skin will loosen and our pace will be a little slower. Nobody likes to think about the aging process – especially when thinking about the fact that it will become much more difficult to, well… think!”

“Two separate studies recently found that movement and activity are effective tools for preserving cognitive function in later years of life…According to the New York Times, a group of elderly adults were studies over the course of 2-5 years, for mental capacity and its correlation to their personal activity level. Some led inactive daily lives, while others engaged in walking, gardening, cooking and cleaning activities. The findings were remarkable. While those who lived entirely sedentary lives ‘scored significantly worse over the years on tests of cognitive function, the most active group showed little decline. About 90 percent of those with the greatest daily energy expenditure could think and remember just about as well, year after year,’ ” explains Dr. Anderson.

Wellness for the REAL World features information on developing a healthy and fit mind, body and spirit in today’s dynamic society. Dr. Anderson adds her easily understandable, fun-infused voice to the broad-audience discussion on today’s most popular medicines, alternative treatments, health policies and opinions of wellness – so that her listeners can benefit from truly vigorous life in the real world today.

The entire blog can be found at http://www.drveronica.com/blog/make-a-move-to-preserve-your-memory.php

To learn more about Dr. Veronica Anderson and Wellness for the Real World, please visit http://www.DrVeronica.com

Listen in to Dr. Veronica Anderson’s web radio show at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/

About Wellness for the Real World:

Learn about wellness for your mind, body and spirit on Dr. Veronica Anderson’s weekly WebTalkRadio.net broadcasted radio interview program. Each weekly radio show showcases current issues with timely guest interviews. Dr. Veronica draws from her education and experiences to unpack complicated medical details, analyze health reports and share her thoughts on today’s issues with her listeners in three recurring categories: Food of the Week, Fits You To A “Tea”, and The Veronica Report, a thumbs-up or thumbs-down on Corporate America and how they are watching out for our wellbeing.

About Dr. Veronica Anderson:

Dr. Veronica has become known by many for her intellectual and passionate commentary on today’s most popular and debated health perspectives. In addition to her regular radio talk show, Veronica’s upbeat and outspoken perspectives on healthy living have been featured on TV talk shows including Our World with Neil Cavuto (Fox News Channel), and Live with Adam Carolla (syndicated). In addition, radio hosts coast to coast have seen their lines light up as listeners clamor to hear more of Veronica’s straight-forward, pull-no-punches philosophy. She also serves as Host and Guide for Medicine Woman, Modern World, a healthy living travel adventure series for the web.

Determined to become a doctor at age four, Dr. Veronica completed pre-med at Princeton University, received her MD with honors after internship and residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and New York’s Mt. Sinai Medical Center, where she received a fellowship in glaucoma. She has practiced at Robert Wood Johnson, Philadelphia’s Wills Eye Hospital, and is also a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Veronica Anderson holds a black belt in taekwondo and has completed two marathons.

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