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Fruits and Vegetables Aren’t What They Used to Be

By | May 17th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

If you’re old enough, you may realize that today’s fruits and vegetables just don’t taste like the ones you remember as a child. It’s not your imagination, or nostalgia. The drive to increase food production over the last fifty to a hundred years has been [...]

Remember That Bit About “Early to Bed and Early to Rise”?

By | May 10th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Being a night owl is known to raise the risk of a variety of diseases. People who prefer to be more active during the evening, and who go to bed later and get up later, have higher rates of metabolic dysfunction, cardiovascular disease, type 2 [...]

Forget Cholesterol: This Looks Like the Blood Test that Really Predicts How Long You’ll Live

By | May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

If you’ve had your blood cholesterol tested recently, you ought to know that many researchers now agree with what I’ve believed for years – it’s a dubious guide to your health status. But it’s a persistent medical myth – the notion that your cholesterol levels [...]

These Two Common Food Nutrients Accelerate Aging

By | April 26th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

If you’ve been following the research into how to slow down aging, you’ve probably read that cutting calories and periodically fasting can help prolong your life. We’ve written about it frequently in these pages. But not everybody wants to go hungry to live longer. There [...]

This Live-Longer Mindset Gives You Greater Life Expectancy

By | April 12th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

A recent investigation into the ways in which exercise affects longevity shows that the amount of exercise you do and its intensity may not be the most important factor in helping you live longer. Instead, in a finding that surprises me, the researchers found that [...]

New, Fast, Non-Invasive Test May Reveal Your Biological Age

By | April 5th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

How can two people both born in the same year appear so different? One looks half their age while the other displays many of the signs of aging. Then again, outward appearances may suggest they’re the same age, but they may have very different health-related [...]

A New, Easier Way to Fast – And Add Years to Your life

By | March 29th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

We’ve written before about how fasting is one of the most effective ways to add years to your life (see Issue #8). In fact, it’s been called the only proven method of life extension. The trouble is, doing without food is tough. Now, a growing body of [...]

An African Tea Slows the Aging Process

By | March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

A vast range of herbal teas offers all kinds of health benefits. Heaven knows, they get a lot of publicity, but I still bet you don’t know about a tea with strong anti-aging abilities that’s grown only in a certain region in South Africa. It may even [...]

The Anti-Aging Mineral That Millions Miss Out On

By | March 15th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

One of the most most important ways to fight aging is to keep your immune system operating at peak efficiency. A declining immune system is one of the most common causes of aging, but there are things you can do to prevent this. And if [...]

4 Reasons People Live Past 90 (And One “Maybe”)

By | March 8th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Scientists have identified five lifestyle factors that will reduce your risk of dying prematurely. Each one will lower your chances by between 3% and 21%. The lead author of the new research stressed that "People should try to incorporate as many of these things into [...]

This Broccoli Compound Slows Aging

By | March 1st, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

A recent study shows a certain natural compound reverses the aging process by making cells act younger than they actually are. It’s called nicotinamide mononucleotide, or NMN for short. This and other forms of nicotinamide have generated a lot of buzz in the anti-aging field. Many [...]

Being Stubborn, Controlling & Domineering Will Help You Reach 100

By | February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Scientists have conducted a great deal of research to learn how physical health, diet and genetics relate to longevity, but they’ve paid little attention to mental health or personality. To plug this shortfall, researchers from Italy, Switzerland and the US teamed up to find out [...]

These Women Looked Nearly Three Years Younger in 20 Weeks

By | February 8th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

If the idea of plastering your face with mud, smearing it with expensive creams, and signing up for Botox or a facelift doesn't appeal to you, there's a new way to turn back the clock on the way you look - and it needn't cost [...]

This Common Prescription Drug Halts the Aging Process

By | February 1st, 2018|Categories: Pharmacology|

The herb known as goat's rue (Galega officinalis) has traditionally been used by mothers to increase their breast milk while nursing an infant. But there's also a drug derived from this herb that researchers believe may be able to help you live longer and fight [...]

The Versatile Herb That Fights Off Old Age

By | January 25th, 2018|Categories: Pharmacology|

Most of the time, if you hear about health benefits that seem too good to be true, it's because they are. Be skeptical. But I think I've come across an anti-aging exception to that rule: the herb rhodiola. Here's what has me so excited. Rhodiola rosea, [...]

New Nutrient Combats Mitochondrial Aging

By | January 18th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

There’s a great deal of evidence that mitochondria - the "powerhouses of the cell" - are a major factor in determining how long you’ll live. With aging come damaging changes in these cellular energy plants -- their quality content, volume, function, gene expression, and ability [...]

Weird Tips to Boost the Nutritional Value of Your Food

By | January 11th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

Experts in natural health never tire of reminding us that food is the best medicine – especially preventive medicine. If you eat plenty of fruits and vegetables and other healthy items you have the best chance of staying at optimal health and avoiding illness. But [...]

Toxin Exposure Linked to Shorter and Longer Telomeres

By | January 4th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

If your body generates excessive free radicals, it can overwhelm antioxidant defenses. When this takes place you enter a state called oxidative stress. It’s the cause of many chronic diseases. The poisons in our environment are major sources of free radicals and oxidative stress. For [...]

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