In a fascinating new study of how exercise and sedentary behavior can impact health, those who spent more hours sitting were at increased risk of dying prematurely. The study, published recently in a special edition of the British Journal of Sports Medicine, analyzed physical activity data from more than 44,000 middle-aged and older adults. Results suggested that people who were most sedentary faced a higher mortality risk. But what’s interesting about the study is that even among those who sat...Read More
It is an established fact that both men and women lose muscle and experience increased body fat percentages as they age. Muscle mass makes us look slimmer, better toned, and allows us to perform better physically. Experts agree that the imbalance that leads to muscle loss begins around age 50, although some studies suggest it might start earlier. While it is important for middle-aged and older adults to stay active and eat properly to maintain muscle mass, it is also...Read More
On behalf of myself and the MigreLief Team at Akeso Health Sciences, I would like to thank you for supporting Akeso’s goal of improving the quality of life for migraine sufferers worldwide. In part, because of your support we are reaching more men, women, and children whose lives are disrupted by this debilitating disorder. As a way of saying thank you, I would like to share, what I believe to be extremely valuable science that you and your loved ones...Read More
Many of you have read about the health benefits of eating fish due to the levels of omega-3 fatty acids they contain. Benefits for heart, eye sight, and brain function are just a few of the areas reported in the scientific literature. Now, a study from Ohio State University, published in the journal Brain, Behavior and Immunity, reports that a part of our chromosomes (a cellular component that contain our genes) called the telomere may be protected when omega-3 oils...Read More
JUST 15 MINUTES OF MODERATE EXERCISE A DAY CAN EXTEND LIFE BY THREE YEARS 30 minutes a day to exercise doesn’t sound so difficult until you try to do it and struggle finding the time. Then the mindset is, well if I can’t do the 30 minutes, I may as well not do anything because it’s not going to help anyway. The really good news is that researchers from Taiwan’s National Health Research Institute studied 416,000 participants over a 13...Read More
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