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Live Longer with Exercise

Introduction According to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), exercise decreases mortality rates. The study looked at 122,007 patients undergoing treadmill cardio training. Moreover, the results find that there is no limit to the benefits of cardiovascular exercise, and, remarkably, not exercising is worse than high blood pressure,…

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An Essential Antioxidant to Improve Your Health

Introduction Anthocyanin antioxidants are in the flavonoid family and reduce the effects of aging and oxidative stress. According to new research, anthocyanin has incredible health benefits ranging from weight loss, to a decreased chance of cardiovascular disease. The Next Step To get the maximum benefit from anthocyanin, it is recommended to eat half a cup…

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Building strength is easier than you think study says

Introduction Strength is essential for day to day tasks, and can be gained through resistance training. Not to mention more muscle mass means a faster metabolism as stronger muscles need more calories. Build muscle and get stronger. It seems easy enough, but how much is enough? How many sets? reps? weight? A new study reveals…

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Sleep Apnea Linked to Obesity?

Introduction According to the American Sleep Apnea Association, approximately 22 million people suffer from a condition called Sleep Apnea. When suffering from Sleep Apnea, breathing stops and starts throughout sleep. According to a recent study, this disorder may increase the risk of gout, leading to arthritis. Consequences of Sleep Apnea Both arthritis and obesity are…

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Eggs could reduce your risk of heart disease

Diets that include at least one egg a day have a higher chance of lowering one’s risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study of Chinese participants published in BMJ Journals. The research found that those who ate eggs on a daily basis had an 18 percent lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, commonly referred…

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Struggling to Lose Weight? Focus on WHEN You Eat

Introduction When on a diet, it is easy to get caught up in what we are eating and how much. New research, however, finds that when you eat has a remarkable impact on your metabolism and weight. According to Satchin Panda, a professor at the Salk Institute, metabolic health improves when eating solely between an…

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Testosterone Treatment may Increase Lifespan for Men

Introduction Testosterone is the elixir of youth. Generally, men with optimal testosterone levels have less body fat, more muscle mass, stronger bones, healthier heart, and more libido than those with low levels of testosterone (≤250 ng/dl). Moreover, according to a recent study conducted in Seattle, Washington, men with low levels of testosterone tend to have…

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A little exercise goes a long way

As little as ten minutes a day Ten minutes of exercise a day can be enough to make you happier according to recent research on past studies. It is that easy. Throughout the studies, exercise improved general happiness of participants. Moreover, the study concluded that exercise helps protect against symptoms of depression as well as the…

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How to Boost this ANTI-AGING Enzyme

Introduction: AMPK Dying of old age may be a thing of the past after incredible research on the effects of the “anti-aging” enzyme adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase, also known as AMPK, in your body. The truth is, dying of old age is simply a mass failure of essential cellular processes and should not be seen as an…

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Quality over Quantity: The Truth About Calories

If you are spending your time counting every single calorie you put into your body, you are wasting your time. According to a study from Stanford University, losing weight is about what you eat, not how much you eat. Essentially, by cutting back on added sugars, refined grains, and highly processed food along with prioritizing…

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