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Familiar foods shorten lifespan

Hot dogs, hamburgers, bacon and soft drinks … are foods that can have a negative impact on health, shortening life expectancy. Diet directly affects overall health and longevity. Experts present a growing body of evidence that calorie intake from different foods has a distinct effect. In a large study from the UK’s National Institute of […]

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Global life expectancy decreased by 1.8 years after the Covid-19 pandemic – VnExpress

Specifically, in a number of countries including Bolivia, Botswana, Lebanon, Mexico, Oman and Russia, life expectancy has decreased by nearly 4 years since the outbreak of the pandemic. In Latin America, the Caribbean, Central and South Asia, life expectancy fell by nearly three years from 2019 to 2021. Meanwhile, life expectancy in Australia and New […]

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Healthy lifestyle increases longevity

AmericaResearch shows that a healthy lifestyle can add at least three years to women’s life, and at least six years to men’s. The study, published in the journal BMJ, is part of the Chicago Health and Aging Project. The volunteers involved included 2,400 people aged 65 and over. The analysis found that women with healthy […]

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The oldest man in Australia

Mr. Dexter Kruger, has celebrated more birthdays than any Australian, to date: 111 times. Mr. Dexter Kruger was born on January 13, 1910. His birthday party this year at a nursing home in Rome, Queensland, had fewer guests than usual due to Covid-19. “Even with few people in attendance, we still had a good time,” […]