Monthly Archives: September 2019

Proven: “Emotional Intelligence” is Key to a Longer Life

By |2019-09-26T14:23:47-04:00September 26th, 2019|Natural Health|

When we think about what we need to do to live a long, healthy life, many of us probably think about the foods we’re eating, the supplements we’re taking and how much we exercise.

Sure, all of those are important. But a group of researchers who have analyzed long-term studies of how people age have come upon another key factor you need to incorporate into your life that often trumps the important things I just mentioned.

They point to what’s called emotional intelligence. What’s that? It’s the ability to accurately identify and deal with your own feelings while empathizing with and understanding […]

Cosmetic Acupuncture: Has Botox Met Its Match?

By |2019-09-19T14:12:37-04:00September 19th, 2019|Natural Health|

From chronic pain to allergies, acupuncture has become a go-to alternative treatment for millions these days. But I bet you’d never imagine it can also help with aging skin, smoothing out wrinkles and more.

This form of the treatment is called cosmetic acupuncture or facial acupuncture, and according to some folks it may improve your appearance as much as surgery or Botox. Keep reading and I’ll show you what I’ve found…

Beauty Trend Spotting

According to Acupuncture Today magazine,1 cosmetic acupuncture “has become a recognized and desired alternative or adjunct to well established beauty-enhancing procedures such as Botox, fillers, and surgery.”

Here’s how it […]

How to Get Your Longevity Gene Turned On

By |2019-09-12T11:51:51-04:00September 12th, 2019|Natural Health|

It seems like some folks have just plain won the longevity gene lottery. They get to live to be a hundred because they inherited DNA from their parents that keeps them spry, alert and mentally sound no matter what their age.

I know a very lively 90-year-old man and also a 96-year-old woman who never bothered a whit about how they eat, the quality of their sleep, meditation or any of the other stuff we sweat over.

Well, even if you suspect that your genetic inheritance is a little below par, you can take heart: Researchers believe they are discovering the places […]

Tweak Just One Gene to Double Lifespan?

By |2019-09-05T17:29:35-04:00September 5th, 2019|Natural Health|

1993 was the year Cynthia Kenyon’s lab made an historic breakthrough.

By partially disabling a gene called daf-2, her team able to double the lifespan of worms, the largest extension of life in any organism at the time. On top of that, the worms were completely healthy until the end of their lives.

The finding shocked the scientific community because it demonstrated what they thought impossible — that aging can be controlled. I remember the discovery well because, at least in my mind, it inaugurated the modern age of life extension.

Before that it was all talk about supplements, diet and exercise – […]

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