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Major new exercise guidelines announced

Fitness Update: (Contributed by Rajat Bhatnagar, International Sports & Fitness Distribution, LLC, http://www.isfdistribution.com) New advice has been launched about how people of all ages can maintain fitness levels. The new guidance was launched as part of the first UK-wide physical … Continue reading

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Fitness and frailty in adults linked to health outcomes

Fitness Update: (Contributed by Rajat Bhatnagar, International Sports & Fitness Distribution, LLC, http://www.isfdistribution.com) The prevalence of frailty, which is linked to earlier death, increases throughout adulthood as people age and not just after age 65, found an article in CMAJ … Continue reading

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Foods to avoid or eat more of for losing weight

Fitness Update:(Contributed by Rajat Bhatnagar, International Sports & Fitness Distribution, LLC, http://www.isfdistribution.com) It’s no mystery that your waistline is influenced by how much food you eat, but the seemingly straightforward advice to “eat less and exercise more” is not so … Continue reading

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Encouraging facts about organic food

Fitness Update: (Contributed by Rajat Bhatnagar, International Sports & Fitness Distribution, LLC, http://www.isfdistribution.com) All the facts, even if they don’t show a marked benefit for your health, encourage the consumption of organic food, as this produce has come into little … Continue reading

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Is organic food really better for your health?

Fitness Update: (Contributed by Rajat Bhatnagar, International Sports & Fitness Distribution, LLC) A 2011 English review, based on the analysis of some 10 studies made over 50 years, cast doubt on the nutritional benefits of organic foods and failed to … Continue reading

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Healthy lifestyle lowers the risk of sudden cardiac death in women

Fitness Update: (Contributed by Rajat Bhatnagar, International Sports & Fitness Distribution, LLC) A research study that appeared in the June 6 issue of JAMA states that healthy lifestyle lowers the risk of sudden cardiac death in women. Healthy lifestyle includes regular exercise, controlling obesity, healthy … Continue reading

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Green tea may add to protection against UV rays

Fitness Update: (Contributed by Rajat Bhatnagar, International Sports & Fitness Distribution, LLC) Just in time to battle the scorching summer sun, new research shows that drinking or supplementing with green tea may help protect your skin from harmful UV rays. Green … Continue reading

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