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Participating in Activities You Enjoy As You Age

There are many things you can do to help boost your health as you age, including making healthy food choices and not smoking. But did you know that participating in social and other activities you enjoy can also help support healthy aging? As you grow older, you may find yourself spending more time at home alone. Being lonely or socially isolated is not good for your overall health. For example, it can increase feelings of depression or anxiety, which can have a negative impact on many other aspects of your health. If you find yourself spending a lot of time…

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Can Taurine, Found in Energy Drinks, Slow Down Aging?

A dietary supplement taken by fitness buffs could hold the key to a longer and healthier life, suggesting a new study of mice, monkeys and worms. Researchers found that a high daily dose of taurine, an amino acid commonly added to energy drinks and naturally found in various foods, helps to delay death and mitigate against the biological damage of aging. Strength, memory and metabolism improved in the lab animals, according to a new study published on Thursday in Science. Inflammation and DNA damage were kept at bay. And middle-aged mice that regularly take taurine supplements lived significantly longer than…

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Healthy Living: My lab on the lake

From my own experience, Powell Lake has an easygoing, friendly culture and is a uniquely Powell River experience. The summer lake lifestyle has contributed to a part of this beautiful town’s identity for generations of families and, also, scores of tourists and recreational users. The culture of the lake has even generously given the English language a new word to expand its lexicon. The word Zunga describes a rope tied to the perfectly located tree branch to swing off and flip or flop into the lake below. Perhaps, also, it is an informal rite of passage for local teens. With…

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Healthy streets, healthy life – POLITICO

Beach Drive in Washington, DC, remains a walker’s paradise. | Getty Images American cities that closed streets during the pandemic to give residents additional outdoor space for recreation have returned most of them to drivers. Those reopenings are a missed opportunity to improve health if the prognosis from an ongoing experiment in urban redesign in Barcelona, ​​Spain, is any indication. POLITICO’s Helen Collis reports that Barcelona has seen promising results from a decade-old project to close large sections of three neighborhoods to traffic. A survey of people living in the repurposed areas found they reported better rest, increased socialization and…

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Ministry of Culture holds ‘Healthy Life’ workshop

Doha: The Ministry of Culture on Sunday organized a ‘Healthy Life’ workshop on the occasion of National Sport Day to encourage employees to follow healthy diets, engage in various sports activities, and maintain a healthy lifestyle. The workshop was presented by trainer Khalid Nabina, who described a healthy lifestyle as a set of practices aimed at enhancing the level of individual health and preventing diseases, which leads to elevating the standard of living in general. He pointed out that, to some people, the concept of healthy life is limited to exercising, healthy food, and losing or controlling weight, indicating that…

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Gemma Collins reunites with I’m A Celeb star – saying she has ‘saved her life’

GEMMA Collins has branded a fellow reality TV star a “life saver” amid her three stone weight loss. The TOWIE legend, 42, has focused on her wellbeing of late, showing off a slimmer figure in a series of bikini pictures posted to Instagram. 5 Gemma Collins has revealed a Celebrity Big Brother pal ‘saved her life’credit: Getty 5 The GC’s comments came following her three stone weight losscredit: Getty Now Gemma has revealed that You Are What You Eat anchor Gillian McKeith, 63, – with whom she starred on Celebrity Big Brother in 2016 – has been lending a helping…

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I’m 36 and often get told I look younger, but a ‘biological age’ test said I’m almost 42

I’ve never smoked anything in my life, but I rarely turn down a bloody Mary or beer.Ryan Lynch I got my “biological age” tested by researcher David Sinclair’s new startup, Tally Health. I’m 36 with generally healthy habits, but the direct-to-consumer kit told me I’m almost 42. The concept of biological age is somewhat controversial, and I feel shamed for aging poorly. When I was invited to have my “biological age” tested at a media event last month by the new company Tally Health, I RSVP’d yes. Sure, I was curious to learn how the age of my insides squared…