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Confirmed!  Study names the only nut that could keep you healthier as you age

Confirmed! Study names the only nut that could keep you healthier as you age

People who ate three-quarters of an ounce of nuts in a day over the age of 30 were considered younger and ate healthier diets, exercised and were less likely to succumb to heart disease. Photo: iStock New Delhi: Talk about healthy fats and one of the richest sources of it is nuts. An expensive and …

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Stanford Medicine study shows SARS-CoV-2 can infect human fatty tissue

Stanford Medicine study shows SARS-CoV-2 can infect human fatty tissue

Is SARS-CoV-2 hiding in your fat cells? A study by Stanford Medicine researchers shows that SARS-CoV-2 can infect human fatty tissue. This phenomenon has been observed in laboratory experiments carried out on adipose tissue excised from patients undergoing bariatric and cardiac surgeries, and then infected in a laboratory dish with SARS-CoV-2. It has further been …

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The creator of the “longevity” diet plans to live to 120 years. So how does it work ?

You may have heard of the Longevity Diet and its promise of an extended lifespan – but what exactly is it and is it different from other diets promoting good health? The Longevity Diet is a set of dietary recommendations compiled by a biochemist called Valter Longo, director of the University of Southern California’s Longevity …

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The Best Foods for Muscle Growth (That Aren't Protein Shakes)

The Best Foods for Muscle Growth (That Aren’t Protein Shakes)

Muscle mass isn’t just a concern for bodybuilders. In fact, maintaining healthy muscle mass is one of the many ways we can stay healthy and improve our overall well-being, especially as we age. And, along with a balanced exercise and strength regimen, our diet is an essential factor in building and maintaining strong muscles. Protein, …

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A New Reason to Build Muscle: Brain Health

Exercising isn’t just about building muscle – it’s also good for your brain

Now that Canada’s all-too-brief beach season is winding down, you might be tempted to shove the dumbbells into the back of the closet – to ditch the vanity, forget about bulging muscles, and focus instead on full-body aerobic fitness. which is so closely linked to health and longevity. But a recent study by McGill University …

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