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To Get More Out of Your Daily Walk, Step Up the Pace

By |2019-11-14T13:42:20+00:00November 14th, 2019|Natural Health|

Readers of this website know that I’m a huge advocate of a daily walk for both mental and physical health. While slower walking is fine – it’s much better to do something than nothing – there’s some fascinating research out there that might just make you want to pick up the pace.

First let’s dig into some past research reported here, which found a link between an older person’s walking pace and their life expectancy. . .

One study,1 published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, found that average-speed walkers had a roughly 20 percent lower risk of dying from […]

Do Tall People Live Longer?

By |2019-11-07T10:33:36+00:00November 7th, 2019|Natural Health|

In the never-ending pursuit for the key to longevity, some scientists in the Netherlands turned their inquiring gaze to body size, height and weight. Can these metrics help predict how long we’ll live?

The Dutch may have a special interest in the subject, as they’re the tallest people on earth (on average, of course.)

Here’s what the researchers found. . .

Some of the findings of this large study are to be expected, while others come as a surprise. Case in point is that women may be more likely to reach 90 years of age if they’re taller.

But when it comes to men, […]