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Study demonstrates your life expectancy is intertwined with what you eat, drink, smoke, and do

Health Headlines Commentary for August 18, 2016

Source: Canadian life expectancy: This is how much our bad habits cost us Reference: Measuring Burden of Unhealthy Behaviours Using a Multivariable Predictive Approach: Life Expectancy Lost in Canada Attributable to Smoking, Alcohol, Physical Inactivity, and Diet Project Big Life

Muscle repair stymied by alcohol intake? Study says yes if you down 4-8 vodka/waters in 10 min post-exercise. NFK

Health Headlines Commentary for August 15, 2016

Source: Boozing after exercising is WORSE than skipping a work-out altogether: Alcohol ‘stunts muscle growth during exercise recovery period’ Reference: Effect of Acute Alcohol Ingestion on Resistance Exercise Induced mTORC1 Signaling in Human Muscle.

The 1-minute workout? Hold on, just wait a minute!

Health Headlines Commentary for May 2, 2016

Source: The 1-minute workout: How to get fit in 60 seconds — McMaster study Reference: Twelve Weeks of Sprint Interval Training Improves Indices of Cardiometabolic Health Similar to Traditional Endurance Training despite a Five-Fold Lower Exercise Volume and Time Commitment

Food labels that include exercise-equivalent caloric expenditure overstates effect of exercise on weight loss

Health Headlines Commentary for April 7, 2016

Source: Food labels should include exercise needed to burn off calories, U.K. researchers suggest  

New Year’s resolutions: Exercise and fitness goals need to be fun, not drudgery

Health Headlines Commentary for December 30, 2015


Prescribing exercise on a prescription pad in Quebec

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for September 7, 2015

Source: Quebec doctors can now prescribe exercise  

Exercise reduces all-cause mortality no matter what your age

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for April 8, 2015

Source: Exercise linked to decrease in mortality — even in older folks Reference: Leisure Time Physical Activity and Mortality: A Detailed Pooled Analysis of the Dose-Response

Study looks for best combo of exercise type and dietary counseling for obese teens

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for September 23, 2014

Source: Obesity study finds cardio plus weight training may be best for teens Reference: Effects of Aerobic Training, Resistance Training, or Both on Percentage Body Fat and Cardiometabolic Risk Markers in Obese Adolescents

The brain still feels young but the body tells us otherwise for older active folks

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for April 9, 2014

Source: Canadian doctors urge caution as seniors dive into extreme sports  

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