T'ai chi quiz answers

1. T’ai chi slows aging.

True - An Australian medical study looked at the aging process of women between the ages of 45 and 80. One half of the group had practiced t'ai chi for three years, while the other half had never done so. The study found the DNA of t'ai chi-practicing women was able to maintain itself longer, slowing their aging process and improving longevity.

2. T’ai chi makes your brain bigger.

True - A study from the University of South Florida and Fudan University compared brain activity from a group of senior citizens who practiced t'ai chi three times a week with a group who did not practice t'ai chi. Results showed those who practiced t'ai chi had significant increases in brain size, improved memory and better thinking test scores.

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