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We’re Ranked 34th In Life Expectancy — Eat These Global Power Foods To Boost Longevity [Infographic]

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in Diet It UP, Health It UP, Infographics

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) the average life expectancy in the US stacks up at 79 years — that’s good for 34th overall worldwide. Not surprisingly, FOOD plays a major role. Here are a few of the top foods eaten globally by the world’s healthiest countries.

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5 Surprising Benefits of Meditation That Can Boost Your Health & Improve Longevity

Posted by on Nov 13, 2013 in Health It UP, Mental & Cognition

Meditation helps you stay centered and calm, but the ancient practice can do more than promote inner peace. Not sold? These hidden benefits will give you five new reasons to sit with yourself and your thoughts and meditate — every day.

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How To Live to 100 [Infographic]

Posted by on Apr 12, 2012 in Health It UP, Infographics, Misc.

The United States is estimated to have the MOST living cenentarians at 72,000. Maybe hitting 100 is a goal you strive more, maybe not, but regardless–extending your youth and staying healthy should be a universal goal. The infographic below from EHM outlines a few extremely easy, albeit surprising tips that can make a big impact on your longevity.

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Each Hour of TV You Watch Shortens Your Life By…

Posted by on Apr 12, 2012 in Health It UP

Bryan DiSanto

Bryan DiSanto

Founder & Editor-in-Chief at Lean It UP
ELLO ELLO I'm Bryan DiSanto. I'm the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Lean It UP, a CPT/CSN/Fitness Coach, Chef trained at Le Cordon Bleu – Paris, NYU graduate, ex-fat kid, and all-around fitness junkie.

I also contribute to Men's Health Magazine.

When I'm not working on my abs (or somebody else’s), whipping up avocado roses and avocado toast, or running a Tough Mudder, I'm probably yelling at a Carolina Panthers game somewhere.

Come be friends with me on Snapchat (BRYDISANTO).
Bryan DiSanto
22 minutes! Researchers in Australia recently conducted a study on 11,000 adults to get to the bottom of just how horrible TV-watching really is for your health. Well…I didn’t really see this coming, but the results were pretty shocking. The researchers found that Australian’s 25+ collectively watched ~9.8 BILLION hours of TV since 2008, which equated to a loss of 286,000 hours of life–or about 22 minutes/hour of TV watched. Wow…That’s pretty incredible. Thinking about it, you’d have to watch ~23,890 hours to cut 1 year off of your life, or ~65.5 hours to cut 1 day off of your life. Well then, thinking to myself…I’ve already lost a few months of my life. Although I do question the validity of the study and their assumption that the loss of years of life is directly caused by TV watching (also,...

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