Better Midlife Wellness For Better Senior Years

Following a routine of regular physical activity combined with a diet including fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods may be key to middle-aged adults achieving optimal cardiometabolic health later in life, according to new research using data from the Framingham Heart Study published in the ‘Journal of the American Heart Association’, an open access journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers observed that participants who followed the physical activity recommendations alone had 51% lower odds of metabolic syndrome; participants who adhered to the dietary guidelines alone had 33% lower odds; and participants who followed both guidelines had 65% lower odds of developing metabolic syndrome.

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