DAMA study is intentionally based on non-extreme interventions, meaning that relatively easily achievable changes in one’s lifestyle behaviors lead to a significant slowing down of biological aging biomarkers, which in turn are associated with higher longevity, lower risk of developing age-related diseases, and increased quality of life in the older age. Further, our results indicate that dietary quality and physical activity influence epigenetic aging through complementary molecular mechanisms, suggesting that their effect is potentially cumulative rather than interchangeable.
I have been learning to be sensitive to signals of and mitigate pain for about a decade now. My training revolves around feeling things out, noticing any off-ness, spending some time and attention there, and finishing the session… Read more ›
Germany’s top court decided in 2019 that adults who have legal guardians should no longer be barred from taking part in elections. Now many of them will do so for the first time.
This report describes BMI increases among children aged 2–19 years during the COVID-19 pandemic.
the rate of body mass index (BMI) increase approximately doubled
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Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Weight Loss with a Low-Carbohydrate, Mediterranean, or Low-Fat Diet
This study does suggest that trying to persuade obese children to lose weight by exercising more is likely to be ineffective….
Our results suggest that adiposity is a better predictor of PA and sedentary behavior changes than the other way around.
Source: Fatness predicts decreased physical activity and increased sedentary time, but not vice versa: support from a longitudinal study in 8- to 11-year-old children | International Journal of Obesity