Shifting Belly Fat, Healthy Aging and Food Labeling

Esher, Surrey United Kingdom (PressExposure) November 10, 2011 -- "Looking to rid yourself of that awful looking abdominal fat?" Asks Kirsten Whittaker, editor of the DHB. She went on to say, "you can forget about so called miracle foods and ab busting crunches, as a new study finds that vigorous aerobic exercises like jogging or brisk walking beat out weight training when it comes to getting rid of this ugly and dangerous, fat."

A new study from Harvard researchers finds that middle-aged women who enjoy alcohol in moderation have a better chance of staying healthy (and happy) as they age than those who don't drink. Even having just one or two alcoholic drinks in the course of a week improved a woman's odds of good health by 11%. However, its not as simple as just knocking back a glass of wine a night, there are som do's and don't's.

Sticking with beverage choice, over half of the U.S. population over the age of 2 drinks a sugary drink each day. The intake of sugar-sweetened drinks has gone up over the last 30 years, and these tasty beverages have been tied to weight gain, obesity, a poor diet and type 2 diabetes in adults.

After a recent study finds that America is the most obese nation of all the developed countries, the Food and Drug Administration has announced it will unveil changes to the nutrition labels we see on our foods to help make it easier for consumers to be aware of what they are eating.

Rather worryingly more children and young adults in the United States are suffering strokes, and their unhealthy lifestyle is likely to blame say experts. Once a condition of older people, strokes are happening with alarming regularity in younger and younger patients. The new research claims that stroke rates in those 5 to 44 years old went up by almost a third in under ten years.

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Press Release Submitted On: November 10, 2011 at 9:10 am
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