Nuts for Longer Life

Nuts are a rich source of nutrients and may be a health-protective food. Most early studies were done in white, high socioeconomic populations. Researchers have now found the same is true in lower socioeconomic, multi-ethinic populations in both the U.S. and China. Significantly reduced total mortality and death rates from cardiovascular disease in both males and females who ate the most…

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Moderate Exercise Yields Big Time Benefits

Healthy, low-risk people derive tremendous benefits from moderate physical activity. A study of 13,000 runners found those in the lowest quintile (fewer than 6 miles or less than 52 minutes per week) experienced the greatest reductions in total mortality (30% less) and cardiovascular mortality (45% less). It did not have to be fast: a few miles at…

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