US$2.2 trillion could be saved if the number of people who are obese stayed at 2019 levels. According to a recent report by the World Obesity Federation and RTI International, the prevalence of overweight and obesity would cost the global economy 3.3% of GDP by 2060. The analysis of the present economic effects of overweight […]
Exercise, fruits, and vegetables can improve your mood.
Exercise and eating fruits and vegetables can boost happiness, according to new research from the Universities of Kent and Reading. According to a recent study, eating fruits and vegetables, exercising, and being active makes people happier, not the other way around. Women who ate more fruits and vegetables and males who exercised more reported feeling […]
Watching TV may increase your risk of dementia, while using a computer may lower it
The relationship to dementia with these activities remained strong no matter how much physical activity a person did, the authors wrote in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Both watching TV and using a computer have been linked to increased risk of chronic disease and mortality, while exercise and physical activity (PA) has shown benefits in […]
Octogenarians should take a daily 10-minute walk to extend their lives
According to studies presented at the ESC Congress 2022, adults 85 years of age and older who exercise one hour per week live longer. Adults are advised to engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate level activity or 75 minutes of strenuous intensity activity, or an equivalent mix, per week, regardless of age. However, […]