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Elderly people from Okinawa, Japan have among the lowest mortality rates in the world from many chronic diseases and enjoy the world's longest life expectancy AND the world's longest health expectancy. After examining over six hundred Okinawan centenarians and numerous "youngsters" in their seventies, eighties, and nineties, researchers saw...
 
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Good health comes from an accumulation of good decisions and actions over time. Now that you are starting a new year, resolve to make good decisions all year. Here is a calendar of good ideas for each month: January – KICKOFF – Think SUPERBOWL – and start incorporating more...
 
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Most people think of exercise as a way to keep cholesterol under check and to assist with weight loss. While exercise without weight loss has little influence on total or LDL cholesterol, research indicates that aerobic exercise does seem to change the type of LDL that the body produces. Small, dense LDL is very atherogenic. ... Exercise and Cholesterol
 
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Whether you just started a walking program, play soccer on the weekends, or run marathons, nutrition plays an important part in your exercise plan. Here are answers to some common questions about nutrition and exercise. Q: I know that it's important to stay hydrated while exercising, but how much...