Juvenon Health Journal
At this writing, plenty of Americans – in the East, Midwest and even the South — are enduring the winter of 2014-2015 chills. And so what do we do when the mercury plummets? Turn up the thermostat, of course! You see, we modern Americans have been programed to crank up the heat in the winter.
There is something deeply primal about feeling hungry. However, from biological and psychological standpoints, the cause of that gnawing feeling is anything but simple. Indeed, it is a puppet with many masters.
Sparked by an age-old quest for the most efficient exercise regime comes new research that indicates that your workout may require less time than previously thought. Swallow your too-busy-for-exercise excuses and read up on some research that supports the benefits of high intensity interval training (HIIT).
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.
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.