It has been discovered that only one in 10 Americans over the age of 50 do enough exercises in order to obtain cardiovascular benefits. It has been stated that one of the reasons why old people experience health decline is because they do not do any exercises. It has also been discovered that people over 65 need physical exercises in order to be fit enough to take care of themselves.
Importance of physical activity
According to numerous studies, exercises are very beneficial for the human health, regardless of age. The experts have stated that people who are inactive, and who lead a sedentary lifestyle should make changes in their...
Christmas is a special holiday, especially for children as they receive presents, usually toys, from Santa. However, each year, some of the toys sold on the market are considered to be dangerous.
The most dangerous toys this holiday
According to a consumer watchdog group, some of the most dangerous toys on the market are a Godzilla figure with dagger attachments, and a Power Rangers samurai mega blade action figure. The World Against Toys Causing Harm group from Boston presented this Wednesday its list of top 10 most dangerous children’s toys, a list which they make each year. The list can be very useful, especially since this...
According to a recent study, obese men who have weight loss surgery did not have increased survival rates, at least during the first seven years after surgery.
The prior studies have stated that people who have weight loss surgery have higher survival rates after the first two to ten years after surgery. This new study was conducted mostly on old male veterans, and showed different results. It seems that the gains after the surgery are not the same for everyone, and that the benefits in older men do not come as soon as in the case of the young ones.
Studies on Men
The previous studies were conducted mostly on young women....
According to a recent research, fitness level is extremely important, as it is able to reduce the risk of death. This occurs regardless of the body weight. Even if the body weight has remained the same, but the fitness level has been increased, the chances of death have been reduced. The study which appeared in “Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association”, was conducted on men, but researchers believe that it can be applied to women as well.
Fitness level reduces death risk
14,345 men, the majority being white and from the middle or upper class, participated to the study. Researchers discovered that men who...
Pat Robertson, the famous religious broadcaster caused lots of controversy, when he stated that it is all right if people divorced from their spouse who suffered from Alzheimer’s because the disease is, in a way, a type of death. He addressed his message to his “700 Club” viewers, and his message caused lots of reactions.
Outraged by the Message
Some of the viewers were shocked, others were outraged. There were many people who made complaints to the Christian Broadcasting Network, where the “700 Club” is broadcasted, that the message delivered by Robertson is un-Christian and immoral. People were outraged by the...
Since we are young we try as much as possible to improve our memory in order to score better in school and remember a lot of facts about the world. However, after a certain age, the memory begins to fail and as a way to keep it sharp, there are several types of food that we can consume. A good diet accompanied by exercise will put your blood in motion and your neurons at work.
Three types of fruits for a bad memory
Cranberries are fruits that contain a very high amount of antioxidants. These are substances that stimulate the brain activity by increasing the amount of oxygen circulating in the body. They also destroy free...
Along with heart disease, cancer has become a great threat for the humankind. More and more people suffer from cancer at a very young age and this is partially blamed on the unhealthy food consumed today. Although maybe many individuals would like to change their eating habits and try organic, healthy food, the fact that fast food and uncooked products are more convenient and less expensive prevent them from doing so. However, there are some types of food that are cheap and provide the organism with many benefits.
Cancer Can Be Avoided by Eating the Right Food
Garlic is the most important spice that can prevent cancer. It has...