Monday, October 24, 2011

Vigorous exercise linked to lower mortality rates

Vigorous exercise helps people live longer 

Researchers in Europe have found vigorous aerobic exercise can lower the chances of dying almost 40 percent.  In their study, people who got 300 minutes of aerobic exercise a week had a 39 percent lower chance of dying, compared to sedentary individuals. Read at EmaxHealth

Overeating, obesity may be the result of feeling powerless

Researchers conducted an experiment to see if low socioeconomic factors might drive over eating. They concluded people often equate more food and even bigger cars and homes with prestige and power. The scientists believe feeling powerless might drive eating behaviors.

The finding is important for curbing rates of obesity. Read at EmaxHealth