Dance Your Way to Health

Forget running lonely miles and boring, monotonous repetitious exercises in smelly gyms. Exercises you enjoy, such as dancing, swimming, and gardening, can provide enormous health benefits, including helping prevent dementia.

A recent report published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease found that the brain scans of older people who burned the most calories exercising had more gray matter in crucial brain areas responsible for memory and cognition. They were also 50 percent less likely to develop Alzheimer’s within a five-year period.

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