Category Archive: Long Life

Health Benefits of Avocados

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1/15 It’s Easy Being Green They’ve been the darlings of social media, and they’ve been called “America’s new favorite fruit.” Turns out, avocados are popular for good reason. Not only are they delicious,… Continue reading

Bigger Arms for Better Health and Longer Life?

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11/14 Arm Yourself When doctors kept track of 4,000 men between ages 60 and 79 to figure out their body composition, they found that along with slimmer waists, bigger arms seemed to predict… Continue reading

Top Cancer-Fighting Foods

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1/20 Fighting Cancer by the Plateful No single food can prevent cancer, but the right combination of foods may help make a difference. At mealtimes, strike a balance of at least two-thirds plant-based… Continue reading

12 Life Secrets From People Who Have Lived the Longest

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In early 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that Americans are living longer than ever, with life expectancies continuing to increase annually. The news is good across the board, with… Continue reading

Eating for a Long Life

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See how you can live longer and live healthier. Foods like berries, olive oil, and nuts can help with your longevity. 1/13 Antioxidants and Aging Eat foods rich in antioxidants to help fight… Continue reading

How to Eat and Drink like Queen Elizabeth

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New details about the Queen’s daily diet have emerged, and it includes more than a few cocktails and lots of sweet treats. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is 91 years old and shows… Continue reading

 ‘Forest Bathing’ Harnesses Nature to Boost Health

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Research shows a simple walk in the woods can do a body — and a mind — good. On a recent morning in late July, Ben Page leads six hikers about a quarter-mile… Continue reading

Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins, 101-Year-Old Runs 100-Meters in 40.12 Seconds

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Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins, 101, became the oldest female athlete to ever compete in the USA Track and Field Outdoors Masters. The Championships were hosted in her hometown of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Julia… Continue reading

South Africa’s Record Breaking Running ‘Grand Dame’

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85-year-old Deirdre Larkin, a South African grandmother holds the over-80 World Half Marathon Record and shows no sign of slowing down.

Taiwan Strongest Grandpa

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Sorry guys, but the number of birthdays under your belt are officially no longer an excuse for letting your fitness go downhill. You can thank Huang Ching-hsin for that, a 72-year-old farmer from… Continue reading

Do You Know the Benefits of Walking?

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Research shows you’re likely to live longer if you walk at least 5.5 miles (8.9Km) per week Walking this much at a slow pace of 2 miles per hour (3.2 Km/ hour) can… Continue reading

89-Year-Old Speeds to Finish Line, Walker and All

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A combination of LeBron James and Steph Curry—that’s what 89-year-old Jane Ensign said she felt like as she crossed the finish line of a 1-mile race on Memorial Day. “Everybody was cheering for… Continue reading