Monthly Archives: December 2019

Cheapest, Most Common Vitamin is a Key to Longer Life

By |2019-12-27T04:28:05-05:00December 26th, 2019|Nutrition|

As you get older your body starts losing its hold on a vitamin that can both help your immune system fight off harmful microbes and keep your skin looking younger.

Plus, studies indicate that getting extra amounts of this important nutrient may offset some of the deterioration of aging.

The vitamin also can keep your DNA functioning properly and may aid you in surviving cancer. In fact, it’s a first-line treatment among alternative cancer doctors, who administer large amounts of it to cancer patients intravenously.

What’s more, tests show that extra amounts of this easy-to-find antioxidant can shorten your stay in a hospital […]

The Less Active Your Brain, the Longer You’ll Live

By |2019-12-18T15:48:15-05:00December 19th, 2019|Natural Health|

Keeping your brain active through brain games can stave off age-related memory loss, it’s true. But there’s a different kind of “brain activity” you’ll want to avoid for better longevity.

I’m talking about too much electrical activity in your brain. An overactive brain is linked to numerous disorders ranging from autism and epilepsy to Alzheimer’s disease.

Now a fascinating new study from Harvard reports how brain activity levels are so important to your overall health that they can increase—or decrease—your lifespan. Here’s a look at the new research and what it means for you.

What is an overactive brain? The amount of brain […]

A Simple Health Message Adds Years to Life

By |2019-12-12T10:41:39-05:00December 12th, 2019|Natural Health|

Cooking a meal is not only time consuming, but there are all those pots and pans waiting to be cleaned – one of my least favorite chores.

So much easier to buy ready-made meals and place the dishes and cutlery in the dishwasher—or even directly in the trash!

Convenient it may be, but there’s a huge downside to these and other time and labor savers. Turns out, they will more than double your risk of dying before your time.

The problem isn’t the kind of food you’re eating. It’s the activities surrounding cooking and cleaning up. Before I get ahead of myself, I […]

A Drug-Free Way to Zap Zombie Cells and Extend Lifespan

By |2019-12-05T20:56:30-05:00December 5th, 2019|Natural Health|

One exciting area of aging research has focused on sweeping out senescent (zombie) cells from the body. These are considered to be key drivers of the aging process.

A new class of drugs targeted at these cells, called senolytics, has shown enormous promise, but we’ll have to wait some years for them to prove their worth and safety in human trials.

But a new senolytic has emerged that’s completely natural, found in many fruits and vegetables, and is available as a dietary supplement right now.

It’s called fisetin. Keep reading for the full story. . .

The Most Potent Flavonoid

With aging, the immune system […]

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