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Book Review: Spring Chicken: Stay Young Forever (or Die Trying) (Gifford, Bill)

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Following are my notes/highlights from the book: Two of the major diseases of aging—cardiovascular disease and diabetes—are largely avoidable,Major longevity-promoting mechanisms, hardwired into our biology, can be triggered right now, by simply going out for a short jog, or even just by skipping a meal or two.One good way to shorten your life, statistically, is by becoming obese.Nothing makes you look older than attempting to look young. —Karl LagerfeldLifting weights (and taking testosterone) do improve strength; also, weight training and vigorous exercise like sprinting have been shown to increase growth-hormone levels naturally. So does deep sleep.Thanks to Blast data, researchers now know that natural walking speed is one of the most accurate predictors of mortality that we have. The slower you walk, statistically speaking, the sooner you are likely to check out.Aging is hiding in our bodies.Mobility is key to survivalYou…

Oracle Java Cloud Service: #1 Java App Server, in the Cloud

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World of Baby Aarini: Book 1–"Baby Aarini and the Lawn Bunny” Published

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This is the first book in the series of picture story books of Baby Aarini. In this story, baby Aarini interacts with the lawn Bunny.