Aging May Blunt Benefitial Effects of Exercising
According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health, antioxidants are elements that protect healthy cells from damage caused by free radicals, or unstable molecules.Researcher Tinna Traustadottir, an associate professor of biology at Nothern Arizona University says: “Through this study, we were able to determine that an individual’s antioxidant response to exercise becomes suppressed with age.”“Exercise is effective and critical for people of all ages, but this study shows that older adults do not achieve the same beneficial cellular responses as younger adults from a single bout of moderate exercise,” she adds.More information here.
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