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The Cheatham Nutrition and Cognition Laboratory is inviting individuals who are age 30 to 39, and have either NEVER taken a yoga class or have consistently practiced yoga at least 3-5 times a week for at least 5 years. This study aims to look at the differences in electrical activity in the brain when coupled with some simple computer tasks.
Metabolic and chronic diseases are among the greatest contemporary challenges to human health worldwide—a risk that begins before birth with maternal nutrition. While there is still much research required to understand why some genetic populations may be more vulnerable, there is irrefutable evidence that nutrition is essential to support human development and life-long health.
Life expectancy keeps growing in developed countries, approaching 90 years on average in some. There is a forecast that more than 50 percent of girls born in the U.S. after 2010 will live to become 100 years or even older, and that the first person to live up to 150 years has already been born.