This month we reexamine a compelling Harvard University study that outlined the top preventable dietary and lifestyle risk factors for premature death. All of the deaths calculated in the study were considered premature or preventable in that the victims would not have died when they did if they had not been subject to the behaviors or activities linked to their deaths.
Juvenon Health Journal
This month we circle back to an important Harvard study –identifying the top preventable risk factors for premature mortality – as a healthy lifestyle discussion conversation starter. We’ve examined the latest research on high blood pressure, physical inactivity and blood glucose and how to translate these findings into important lifestyle and diet tweaks.
In the past two issues of the Juvenon Health Journal, we’ve utilized an important Harvard study – identifying the top preventable risk factors for premature mortality – as a springboard for a healthy lifestyle discussion.
During the past two months, the Juvenon Health Journal has explored high blood pressure and obesity, which are two of the top 10 preventable risk factors for death as outlined in an important Harvard study. All the deaths calculated in the study were considered premature or preventable in that the victims would likely not have died when they did if not for the behaviors or activities linked to their deaths.
Since the beginning of time, folks have been trying to crack the code on how to extend healthy human life. Today in the United States the life expectancy at birth is about 78 years old, which is a 28-year leap from the life expectancy in 1900.
Most of us can spot the outward signs of inflammation – be it a painful swollen twisted ankle or a wound that just isn’t healing. But have you ever wondered why that pesky injury changes hues? Here’s the scientific explanation.
By now you probably know all too well that a healthy lifestyle featuring daily exercise, plenty1108_callout1 of sleep and a nutritious diet is key to top-of-your-game physical and mental health. But as the song goes ‘you’re only human’ when faced with social situations where enjoying a cocktail (or two) is the norm.
Countless studies provide evidence to support the adage ‘use it or lose it’ when it comes to remedying age-related physical decline. Even in the elderly, both aerobic and resistance exercise can improve physical strength and endurance. The biochemical mechanism responsible for exercise-induced health improvement involves the tuning-up of numerous metabolic pathways.
Did you know that one of the most important health supplements doesn’t come in a capsule or tablet? And better yet, it doesn’t cost a dime! Most of us know regular exercise is beneficial, but too many of us push it to the bottom of our to-do list. Why? Too much effort, not enough time and it’s no fun are common reasons.