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Want to Live Longer? Get a Dog

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Featured Article, General Health, Longevity by Ambar Jones0 Comments

You love your dog… But now you have another reason to spoil your four-legged friend: Your pooch is helping you live longer.

A large Swedish study has found that owning a dog extends lifespan.

Researchers at Uppsala University in Sweden tracked the health, mortality, and dog ownership of more than 3.4 million adults. They followed them for 12 years.

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Do Prewashed Greens Lose Vitamins?

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health, Longevity by Ambar Jones0 Comments

Are we sacrificing nutrition for convenience when we buy prewashed salad greens?

They’ve become wildly popular in recent years. It’s so easy to open the bag and have greens ready to be tossed into a salad. No more washing. No more drying with paper towels or using “salad spinners.”

They’ve turned healthy food into convenience food.

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This Workout Is Better Than All Others for Older Folks

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Longevity by INH Research0 Comments

Seniors have different goals than young people when it comes to exercise.

Instead of packing on muscle to look buff, they are more likely to want a workout that helps them live independently and continue to do the things they love.

A new study shows that one exercise may be better than all others in reaching this objective.

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Secrets of the World’s Healthiest Village

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Longevity by INH Research0 Comments

The small village of Pioppi in southern Italy is one of the healthiest places on the planet.

Residents have an average lifespan of 89. That’s 11 years more than Americans. And many people in Pioppi live well past 100.1

More importantly, the villagers age well. They typically remain strong and healthy into their late 80s and beyond. The “diseases of aging” such as Alzheimer’s and type 2 diabetes are rare in Pioppi.

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