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Altering Your Biological Age

There are many theories to explain the process of aging.  However, there is a difference between chronological age and biological age.  Today life expectancy is increasing.  A new stage in the course of life, early old age, is being established.  Diet during this stage is very important.  Maintaining the correct diet along with exercising both… Continue reading Altering Your Biological Age

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Exercise for the Aging Population

What type of exercise is recommended for the aging population?  Aerobic exercise improves oxygen consumption and metabolism.  Maintaining aerobic fitness during middle age and beyond can delay biological aging by up to 12 years and prolong independence during old age. A study in an issue of JAMA reports that walking two (2) miles a day reduced the… Continue reading Exercise for the Aging Population