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Today is #WorldObesityDay.
Worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since 1975.
Most of the 🌎🌍🌏's population live in countries where overweight & obesity kills more people than underweight.
Obesity is PREVENTABLE and TREATABLE.
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@WHOSEARO @WHOAFRO @WHOEMRO @WHO_Europe @pahowho @WHOWPRO Overweight & obesity are major risk factors for a number of chronic diseases, including:
πŸ”΄ diabetes
πŸ”΄ cardiovascular diseases
πŸ”΄ cancer
Once considered a problem only in high income countries, overweight & obesity are now on the rise in low- and middle-income countries.
@WHOSEARO @WHOAFRO @WHOEMRO @WHO_Europe @pahowho @WHOWPRO Eating a healthy diet πŸŽπŸ‰πŸŒπŸ₯•πŸ₯¦πŸ† can help prevent #obesity. People can:
βœ”οΈ maintain a healthy weight
βœ”οΈ limit total fat intake
βœ”οΈ increase consumption of fruit, vegetables, pulses, whole grains and nuts
βœ”οΈ limit the intake of free sugars and salt
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Physical Activity and Exercise –––– Their massive role in our health and wellness, at ALL ages/ stages of life.

A #curatedthread with tips and resources ––

Tags: #PhysicalActivity #Exercise #PhysicalMobility #SixthVitalSign #HealthyAging #health #wellness
More –– #PhysicalActivity #Exercise #PhysicalMobility
Tips on Getting Started
m.gulfnews.com/news/europe/uk…
- Craft your 'why'/purpose
- Start slowly
- U may 'love' exercising OR Not
- Be kind to U
- Use 'why'& habit, Not willpower
- Plan,Prioritize
- Be flexible
-+Resistance, +Balance
More ––––#PhysicalActivity #Exercise #PhysicalMobility #SixthVitalSign

"Common Sense Guide To Exercise and Moving More!" ––– by @CorKinetic

20 Great Tips! πŸ‘‡
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Thread: Decreasing muscle mass in aging: The harmful effects and how to counteract ––

Tags: #sarcopenia #aging #ageing #HealthyAging #MSKover50 #resistance training, #weights #physicalmobility #muscle, #protein
#osteoporosis #bone #fracture #falls

Image: iofbonehealth.org/what-sarcopenia
Thread: πŸ”½muscle in #aging ––#Sarcopenia RX, prevention –––

#MSKover50 #resistance #physicalmobility #osteoporosis #bone #fracture #falls

Lifespan vs. Healthspan: Why We Need Muscle for #HealthyAging.
runnersworld.com/health-injurie…
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Live Strong and Prosper...
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Thread: Sarcopenia in #Aging: RX, prevention –––
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Biochemical Pathways of #Sarcopenia &Their Modulation by Physical #Exercise: A Narrative Review
frontiersin.org/articles/10.33… …
H/T @MathewPiasecki Tags: #MSKover50
LT: Key RE: onset & progress
RT: Rec. of @ACSMNews & @American_Heart
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