What are the Benefits to Older Adults of Exceeding the WHO Recommended Exercise Levels?

New research has shown that older adults who exercised above current recommended levels were twice as likely to avoid health conditions, such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes, and be in optimal physical and mental shape. New research has shown that older adults who exercise above current recommended levels have a reduced risk of… Read More

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WHO Says Sugar Should Make Up Less Than 5% of Total Energy Consumption

Free sugar should make up less than 5% of a person’s total energy consumption, new guidance from the World Health Organization states (WHO, 2015). In the new guidance WHO is backing a 2002 recommendation that monosaccharides and disaccharides – that is, sugar added to food or found in honey, fruit syrups, fruit juice, and fruit… Read More