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Jan. 15, 2010

The Lifespan Of Couch Potatoes

Every hour spent in sedentary activity may decrease your lifespan, according to a new study.

obesity, weight, activity, exercise, television

Feb. 04, 2011

Walking Your Way To A Bigger Brain

Can exercise help keep aging brains healthy?

exercise, aging, memory, dementia, mental health

Aug. 01, 2008

Exercise in a Pill?

Could popping a pill turn a couch potato into a long-distance runner?

exercise, metabolism, nutrition

Mar. 09, 2012

A Workout Can Change Your DNA

New research shows that strenuous exercise can change your genes to boost energy metabolism.

exercise, dna, gene expression, coffee, caffeine

Sep. 03, 2010

Mental Exercise and Dementia

Can regular mental exercise help slow down the progress of dementia?

mental health aging alzheimers dementia cognitive decline

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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