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Jul
4
2012

Study Finds Gender Differences in Health Muscles, Bones

Source: Mayo Clinic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/news2012-rst/6954.html, 20 June, 2012. Accessed 4 July 2012.
Findings could be used to better identify people at higher risk for falls and fractures ROCHESTER, Minn. — Researchers have long been aware that the progressive loss of muscle mass and bone density is a natural part of... Read more »

Jun
11
2012

Moderation as the Sweet Spot for Exercise

Source: Reynolds, Gretchen. New York Times, 6 June 2012. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/06/moderation-as-the-sweet-spot-for-exercise/?ref=health. Accessed 11 June 2012.
For people who exercise but fret that they really should be working out more, new studies may be soothing. The amount of exercise needed to improve health and longevity, this new science shows,... Read more »

Jun
11
2012

Exercise and healthy eating make a difference even later in life

Source: Wadley, Jared. University of Michigan, 4 June 2012. http://ns.umich.edu/new/releases/20422-exercise-and-healthy-eating-make-a-difference-even-later-in-life. Accessed 11 June 2012.
ANN ARBOR, Mich.—Women in their 70s had a longer life expectancy when they exercised and regularly ate fruits and vegetables, a new University of Michigan study found. "This is the first study to show that... Read more »

Jun
11
2012

Exercise, Diet Improve Longevity For Older Women

Source: Huffington Post Healthy Living, 5 June 2012. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/05/exercise-diet-improve-lon_n_1568599.html. Accessed 11 June 2012
We've long known that exercising and eating fruits and veggies can, over the long-term, help improve both the quality and quantity of our years. But the effect of healthy behaviors on longevity among those who... Read more »

Jun
7
2012

FACTORS KEY TO MAXIMIZING LONGEVITY: Physiology, attitude and social interaction can make a difference

Source: Delagrammatikas, Lori.The San Diego Union-Tribune 5 June 2012, http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/jun/05/tp-factors-key-to-maximizing-longevity/. Accessed 7 June 2012.
A lucky few have “longevity genes” that make long life possible even if they smoke, drink, clog their arteries with fat and never ever exercise. For these lucky few, the rules don’t apply. But... Read more »

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