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Being a Couch Potato Is More Harmful Than You Think / Nutrition

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But did you know that the actual position of lying down for long periods of time is actually dangerous to your health? How Being Lazy Affects Fat Cells. A new study out of Tel Aviv University, published in The American Journal of Physiology ...


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Regular Leisure-time Physical Activities Enhance Heart Health - Counsel & Heal

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Counsel & HealRegular Leisure-time Physical Activities Enhance Heart HealthCounsel & HealTo start with, the researchers at the baseline assessment in 1991-1993, analyzed two key inflammatory markers, C-reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin-6 (IL-6).

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Healthy living into old age can add up to six years to your life: Keeping physically active shows strongest association with survival

Healthy living into old age can add up to six years to your life: Keeping physically active shows strongest association with survival | gcse,PE | Scoop.it
Living a healthy lifestyle into old age can add five years to women's lives and six years to men's, finds a new study.

 

It is well known that lifestyle factors, like being overweight, smoking and heavy drinking, predict death among elderly people. But is it uncertain whether these associations are applicable to people aged 75 years or more.


So a team of researchers based in Sweden measured the differences in survival among adults aged 75 and older based on modifiable factors such as lifestyle behaviours, leisure activities, and social networks.


The study involved just over 1,800 individuals who were followed for 18 years (1987-2005). Data on age, sex, occupation, education, lifestyle behaviours, social network and leisure activities were recorded.


During the follow-up period 92% of participants died. Half of the participants lived longer than 90 years.


Survivors were more likely to be women, be highly educated, have healthy lifestyle behaviours, have a better social network, and participate in more leisure activities than non-survivors...


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