Tag Archives: Longer

Viewers get scenery, not science, as CNN explores global ‘secrets’ to living longer

In CNN’s reality-based series, “Chasing Life,” correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta travels to far-flung reaches of the planet to explore health care practices rooted in cultural traditions. The show — which is available on the streaming platform CNNgo — was produced by the same division that created Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, and it was clearly designed… Read More »

How to live longer: The 20p vegetable proven to achieve longevity

Long life can largely be attributed to eating a healthy diet. Health experts recommend eating five portions of fruit and vegetables a day, as well as plenty of fibre, dairy or dairy alternatives, protein, unsaturated oils and spreads and drinking plenty of fluids. But individual foods have also be found to hold life-boosting properties. According… Read More »

Why Black Americans Are Living Longer With Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord and is more common among whites than Black people. Now, new findings published in the journal Neurology reveal that African American patients with ALS are more likely to live longer than white… Read More »

Exercise Is Key to Longer Life

Results from a new study, shared in this short video, demonstrate the importance of exercise and movement to your health. Exercise may be one of the best preventive strategies against common chronic ailments, including heart disease and diabetes. The more time you spend sitting, the shorter your life expectancy,1 thanks to the negative impact on… Read More »