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December, 2013

  • 16 December

    Never Too Late to Start Exercising

    A recent study in London indicated that regular physical activity helps people age in a healthier way. This is true for people who exercise steadily as well as those who didn’t develop a healthy exercise program until much later in life. The researchers examined 3,454 seniors over an eight-year period …

September, 2013

August, 2013

  • 8 August

    Healthier Lifestyle Choices: It’s Never too Late to get Started!

    A study that was recently published in the British Medical Journal showcases the link between unhealthy habits and becoming disabled after the age of 65. According to the study, individuals who do not exercise, smoke and fail to eat at least one serving of fruits and vegetables every day have …

November, 2012

  • 19 November

    Teens using protein shakes and supplements to bulk up

    According to the latest research, teens may be relying more heavily on muscle-building supplements and protein shakes than previously believed. According to a survey taken by study authors, 35% of all males and females polled reported using protein powders or shakes and almost 6% admitted to taking steroids. This marks …

  • 7 November

    10 minutes of daily exercise linked to increased life expectancy

    According to the latest research, getting as little as 10 minutes of exercise a day can increase life expectancy by as much as 2 years past the age of 40. Steven Moore from the U.S. National Cancer Institute and his co-authors collected data on 650,000 men and women, both here …

  • 6 November

    Do multivitamins really help prevent heart disease?

    According to the latest study, multivitamins may be able to reduce your risk of cancer but they have no effect on heart disease. A group of researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital undertook a long term study in which they had a group of 15,000 male physicians, age 50 and …

October, 2012

  • 31 October

    5 ways to lower your risk of Type 2 Diabetes

    Diabetes is one of the largest health crises facing our nation today affecting 25 million people; that’s nearly 10% of the population. The good news is that diabetes is a preventable illness. A recent government study found that making just one major lifestyle change could reduce your risk by more …

  • 23 October

    Exercise may increase mental acuity in the elderly

    We all know that exercise can increase our physical health but according to the latest research exercise may also bulk up our brain muscles, especially as we age. The study found that subjects in their 70’s who made sure to get plenty of physical exercise including, walking and swimming had …

September, 2012

  • 19 September

    New study: 20 minutes of exercise can prevent diabetes in children

    According to a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association just 20 minutes of exercise a day can significantly reduce the risk of childhood diabetes. The researchers performed a clinical trial involving 222 overweight children that were assigned to one of three activity groups over a …

July, 2012

  • 20 July

    New Study: Inactivity as Fatal as Smoking

    A new study suggests that inactivity is now responsible for as many fatalities as smoking. According to the report published in the Lancet lack of exercise is killing approximately 5.3 million deaths a year and nearly 1/3 of adults are not getting an adequate amount of activity. The researchers feel that these …