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Light Exercise Helps Older Men Live Longer

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The researchers report that any amount of physical activity, including light exercise, was linked to a lower risk of dying.

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Aging - Ignore, Deny or Embrace?

Perhaps the science will advance so that telomere reconstitution is a practical reality, that the DNA epigenetic changes can be reversed, that senescent cells can be eradicated, that the free radical damage to mitochondria can be dismantled, that the microbiome can be altered back to a youthful status.

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The Mortality Effects of Retirement

WSJ: What do the numbers show?

DR. FITZPATRICK: There’s a sizable, 2% increase in male mortality at age 62 in the U.S. Over the 34 years we studied, there were an additional 400 to 800 deaths per year beyond what we expected, or an additional 13,000 to 27,000 excess male deaths within 12 months of turning 62.

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Eat More Hummus

The Nutritional Value and Health Benefits of Chickpeas and Hummus

Taylor C. Wallace 1,*, Robert Murray 2 and Kathleen M. Zelman 3

1. Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA…

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Vegan Diet, Subnormal Vitamin B-12 Status and Cardiovascular Health


Vegetarian diets have been associated with atherosclerosis protection, with healthier atherosclerosis risk profiles, as well as lower prevalence of, and mortality from, ischemic heart disease and stroke.

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Eat Yogurt

Higher intakes of yogurt were associated with a 30 percent reduction in risk of myocardial infarction among the Nurses’ Health Study women and a 19 percent reduction in the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study men.

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Consumption of ultra-processed foods and cancer risk: results from NutriNet-Santé prospective cohort

Conclusions – In this large prospective study, a 10% increase in the proportion of ultra-processed foods in the diet was associated with a significant increase of greater than 10% in risks of overall and breast cancer.

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