Physical inactivity is associated with an increased risk of premature mortality and to develop or aggravate chronic diseases such as heart failure, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, certain cancers and osteoporosis.
Blue Zones are areas of the world where the longevity of the inhabitants is well above average. The inhabitants of these regions have a lifestyle that has several common characteristics that contribute to their longevity.
Updated May 22, 2018 In animals, detecting a threat (smell of smoke, sight of a predator, sound of a gunshot) by the sensory organs (nose, eyes, ears) triggers a maximum alert in the brain that will initiate a series of extremely complex processes called the “fight-or-flight response.” By activating the adrenal glands, the brain controls […]
Instead of uniformly decreasing the amount of calories consumed each day, which seems almost impossible to do for most people, intermittent fasting involves alternating periods of normal food intake with periods of fasting more or less extended.