Navigation Links
Eat chocolate, drink wine, add fun to life: SLU geriatrician shares secrets of staying young
Date:11/19/2007

ST. LOUIS Little lifestyle changes can pay big dividends to aging baby boomers who want to stay vibrant, says John Morley, M.D., director of the division of geriatric medicine at Saint Louis University, in a new book that outlines a 10-step program to improve quality of life as we age.

Living well and feeling good enough to do whatever you want to do throughout your lifetime is priceless, says Morley, who is coauthor of The Science of Staying Young.

I suggest little changes that involve good eating, such as including dark chocolate in your diet, drinking wine, socializing and adding simple exercises that anyone can do. Its more fun than most people think. Being proactive about living well and feeling better for the rest of your life, regardless of your current chronological age, doesnt have to be a chore.

Morley, who co-directs Saint Louis Universitys Center for Aging Successfully, pushes those who want to stay young to add a little SPF spontaneous physical fun -- to their lives.

He advocates fidgeting in your office chair to burn calories, spending time walking from your car to the mall rather than driving to find a close parking space, working in your garden, taking the stairs instead of the elevator or going dancing once a week.

Spontaneous physical fun is such a logical thing, and so appealing, he says.

Morley and coauthor Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., an exercise physiologist and professor of exercise science at Old Dominion University in Virginia, are clear that their book is not a guide to living longer. Rather it is a passport to living better, packed with practical tips to stay young, healthy and vital.

We both fervently believe that enjoying life is far more important than adding years, particularly if those additional years are spent in poor health, Morley says.

Quality of life is more important than quantity of days. Do you want to have more energy, be healthier, feel mentally sharp
'/>"/>

Contact: Nancy Solomon
solomonn@slu.edu
314-977-8017
Saint Louis University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. New test could help consumers avoid surprise headaches from chocolate, wine
2. Sugary drinks, not fruit juice, may be linked to insulin
3. Soft drinks alone do not affect childrens weight
4. Energy drinks may pose risks for people with high blood pressure, heart disease
5. Climate change could diminish drinking water more than expected
6. Chemical in red wine, fruits and vegetables stops cancer, heart disease, depending on the dose
7. Gene-targeting pioneer Mario Capecchi shares 2007 Nobel Prize in Medicine
8. MIT unraveling secrets of red tide
9. Scientists eye secrets of retinal regeneration
10. NMR researchers unlock hydrogens secrets to spot polymorphism in pharmaceuticals
11. Scientists gather in New Zealand to share oceans secrets
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/21/2014)... JOSE, Calif. , Nov. 20, 2014   ... global leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, ... digital temperature sensors with the widest V cc ... delivers higher temperature accuracy and faster I 2 C ... registers and serial EEPROM memory making them ideal for ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... --  News Highlights: , ... Partners Data Lake, an agile data and analytics ... allow researcher and clinicians to explore and develop ... of patients , The Partners Data Lake ... Partners system, breaking down physical barriers for collaboration ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... NEW YORK , Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... iris-based identity authentication solutions, and MorphoTrust USA ... solutions and services, today announced a strategic partnership ... across enterprise, motor vehicle administration (MVA), airport screening ... leader in identity-related solutions, MorphoTrust serves consumers through ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Atmel Launches Industry's First Wide-V(cc) Low-Power Temperature Sensor Family 2Atmel Launches Industry's First Wide-V(cc) Low-Power Temperature Sensor Family 3Atmel Launches Industry's First Wide-V(cc) Low-Power Temperature Sensor Family 4Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 2Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 3Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 4Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 5EyeLock, MorphoTrust Form Strategic Partnership to Pursue Commercial Enterprise Deployments 2EyeLock, MorphoTrust Form Strategic Partnership to Pursue Commercial Enterprise Deployments 3
... , Results from the first ever European-wide retrospective analysis ... both D-penicillamine and trientine continue to be effective treatments, ... free from a liver transplant. , Wilson disease is ... not excreted by the body effectively, leading to excess ...
... Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University School of ... to become contaminated with unacceptably high levels of bacteria, ... operated faucets. The study will be presented on ... Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA). Electronic-eye, non-touch faucets ...
... Va.--The Department of the Navy announced today the award ... academic institutions as part of the Office of Naval ... Young Investigator Program is an important part of the ... (STEM) outreach programs," said Secretary of the Navy Ray ...
Cached Biology News:European-wide study confirms benefits of D-penicillamine and trientine for Wilson disease 2Electronic faucets unsafe for use in high-risk patient hospital settings 2
(Date:11/21/2014)... Author Matthew J. Pallamary’s second short ... Side” published as a tribute to his mentor ... Short Story” category of the 2014 USA Best ... of USA Book News, said this year’s contest yielded ... Simon & Schuster, Penguin, John Wiley & Sons, Houghton ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... November 20, 2014 The November 2014 ... as an open access journal featuring the following articles:, ... proteins to preserve photoresponsiveness in the retina , ... in situ hybridization using chromogenic substrates in zebrafish , ... RNA, and protein electrophoresis , Nuclear LC3-positive ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... 2014 Deep Research Report on ... professional and in-depth research report on the Sodium ... like its definition, classification, application, and industry chain ... covers the international market analysis, including China’s domestic ... US, Europe, Asia, China, Japan etc. regions) industry ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... - Aequus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the "Company" or "Aequus") ... a brokered private placement offering (the "Brokered Offering") ... Securities Inc. and Clarus Securities Inc. acted as ... syndicate of agents that also included Wolverton Securities ... Concurrently with the Brokered Offering, the Company also ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Mystic Ink 's Short Story Collection “A Short Walk to the Other Side” Honoring Ray Bradbury Praised As Award-Winning Finalist In USA Best Book Awards 2Mystic Ink 's Short Story Collection “A Short Walk to the Other Side” Honoring Ray Bradbury Praised As Award-Winning Finalist In USA Best Book Awards 3Mystic Ink 's Short Story Collection “A Short Walk to the Other Side” Honoring Ray Bradbury Praised As Award-Winning Finalist In USA Best Book Awards 4BioTechniques: The International Journal of Life Science Methods Announces the Publication of the November 2014 Issue—Available in Print and Online 2BioTechniques: The International Journal of Life Science Methods Announces the Publication of the November 2014 Issue—Available in Print and Online 3Sodium Ferrocyanide Market: Analysis for Global & China Regions Development Trends Available at DeepResearchReports.com 2Sodium Ferrocyanide Market: Analysis for Global & China Regions Development Trends Available at DeepResearchReports.com 3Aequus Pharmaceuticals closes $4.2 million private placement financing 2Aequus Pharmaceuticals closes $4.2 million private placement financing 3
... (NTI (R)) (Nasdaq: NTII ) today announced the ... 31, 2007., Paul Freiman, president and chief executive ... occasion of his 75th birthday. Dr.,Cape is a legend ... board,has been outstanding. Prior to joining the board, Dr. ...
... FRANCISCO, Calif., and GREENWICH, Conn., Dec. 20 /PRNewswire-,FirstCall/ ... and GBP IP, LLC, an,affiliate of GBP Capital, ... announced that the two companies have entered,into an ... gene,delivery technology, commonly referred to as lentiviral vectors. ...
... 20 Memory,Pharmaceuticals Corp. (Nasdaq: MEMY ) ... randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2a clinical,trial of MEM ... in cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia (CIAS). The,trial ... cognitive effects,of three doses of MEM 3454 in ...
Cached Biology Technology:Cell Genesys Announces Sale of Lentiviral Gene Delivery Technology for $12 Million 2Cell Genesys Announces Sale of Lentiviral Gene Delivery Technology for $12 Million 3Cell Genesys Announces Sale of Lentiviral Gene Delivery Technology for $12 Million 4Cell Genesys Announces Sale of Lentiviral Gene Delivery Technology for $12 Million 5Memory Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase 2a Trial of MEM 3454 in Cognitive Impairment Associated with Schizophrenia 2Memory Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase 2a Trial of MEM 3454 in Cognitive Impairment Associated with Schizophrenia 3Memory Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase 2a Trial of MEM 3454 in Cognitive Impairment Associated with Schizophrenia 4
... have been developed for affinity capture ... variety of ProteinChip chemical surfaces allow ... their unique biochemical properties. Each chip ... sample comparison, and the chips are ...
... been developed for affinity capture of ... of ProteinChip chemical surfaces allow differential ... unique biochemical properties. Each chip has ... comparison, and the chips are color-coded ...
Freeze 'N Squeeze DNA gel extraction spin columns use a quick freeze-and-thaw cycle and centrifugation to draw 50-23,000 bp DNA out of agarose gel slices. Supplied as 25 columns....
The Freeze 'N Squeeze DNA gel extraction kit uses a quick freeze-and-thaw cycle and centrifugation to draw 50-23,000 bp DNA out of agarose gel slices. The kit includes materials for 100 preps....
Biology Products: