Something to keep in mind about supplements is that companies that market them are not required to get approval by the FDA or reveal specific amounts of components. There are negative side effects and misleading information throughout the industry so do your research before deciding on something, and remember that exercise and eating healthy are still the top two ways to lose weight and keep it off.View Thread
"People who are fit in their 40s seem to retain more brain volume two decades later and also perform better on decision-making tests, new research suggests.
The analysis of more than 1,200 participants who were tracked for more than 20 years showed that those with lower fitness levels at midlife had smaller brain volumes in their 60s -- a sign of accelerated brain aging."
"It's hard to give a quantified amount of exercise," he acknowledged. "We are not telling people to run marathons. It's a good idea to do some aerobic exercise that gets the heart pumping, such as half an hour of walking every day, or going up several flights of stairs."
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"A little jogging is good for your health, researchers say, but too much might not be.
"In this study, the dose of running that was most favorable for reducing mortality was jogging 1 to 2.4 hours per week, with no more than three running days per week," said study researcher Jacob Marott of the Frederiksberg Hospital in Copenhagen, Denmark. The best pace was slow or average -- about 5 miles per hour, he added.
The strenuous joggers, the investigators found, were as likely to die during that time period as the sedentary non-joggers. Light joggers and moderate joggers fared better, in that order, Marott's team found."
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