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Published: 26 March 2020

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780190685461

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Exercise is Medicine

How Physical Activity Boosts Health and Slows Aging

Judy Foreman

  • Shows in detail why exercise is such a powerful weapon against senescence, the bodily deterioration linked to aging
  • Provides a new explanation for how exercise can help prevent seemingly disparate problems such as dementia and depression through similar mechanisms
  • Illustrates how exercise, like diet, is critical for a healthy microbiome

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