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Social Contact, Regular Exercise Key To Living Longer

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Average Obese Woman Gets 1 Hour of Exercise a Year

The research carried out on a group of 20,000 people revealed adverse health effects of feeling alone, including sleep problems, high blood pressure, impaired immune cells and depression. “Retiring to Florida to live in a warmer climate among strangers is not necessarily a good thing if it means you are disconnected from people http://www.sbwire.com/press-releases/p90x3-reviews/sbwire-455028.htm who mean the most for you,” Cacioppo said. Often, loneliness is accompanied by a sedentary lifestyle, which can significantly weaken one’s health. Simple exercise such as walking regularly at a good pace can’t just cut the risk of cardiovascular and Alzheimer’s disease by 50 percent — it can also clearly slow down the normal aging process of an older person’s brain, Kirk Erickson of the University of Pittsburgh told AFP.
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At-Home Exercise Helps After Hip Break: study

The findings startled the researchers, whose main focus was finding better ways to measure how much exercise people get. “They’re living their lives from one chair to another,” said Edward Archer, a research fellow with the Nutrition Obesity Research Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. “We didn’t realize we were that sedentary. There are some people who are vigorously active, but it’s offset by the huge number of individuals who are inactive.” According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one in three people in the United States is obese, a step above being overweight.
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When they began the program, participants in the exercise group scored an average of 6.2 on a scale that measures physical performance between zero and 12 – with higher scores indicating better function. The nutrition group similarly scored an average of six at the start. At six months, the exercise group participants scored an average of 7.2, compared to an average of 6.2 among those in the nutrition group. That 0.8 point difference in function between the two groups would be a noticeable difference to the participants, according to the researchers.
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