Monthly Archives: February 2020

These Nutrients and Vitamins Can Keep Frailty Away

By |2020-02-27T11:40:00-05:00February 27th, 2020|Nutrition|

Getting frail as you age can ruin your life.

The chronic, weakening condition known as frailty restricts the life of one out of every four people over age 65. And by the time you’re in your 80s, your chance of becoming frail climbs to over 50 percent.

Frailty means you lose your ability to comfortably move around as your muscle tone basically vanishes and you lose much of the physical resilience needed to bounce back after a health issue like an infection, a fall or surgery.

Frailty increases your risk for poor health, disability and early death. But starting today you can easily […]

Why Do Some People Age Better Than Others? (And how you can be one of them)

By |2020-02-20T14:42:33-05:00February 20th, 2020|Natural Health|

Do you follow childhood friends on social media? Or have you attended a high school reunion recently? If so, chances are you’ve come to this basic conclusion: everyone ages differently.

Some of your pals may look like they just stepped out of 11th grade study hall, while others look like they’ve been run over by a truck.

Recently, researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine delved into this conundrum on the molecular level, hoping to finally answer the question ‘why we age differently,’ once and for all. Let’s take a closer look at what the scientists found as well as how you […]

Grueling Exercise Not Required to Lengthen Life

By |2020-02-13T16:06:22-05:00February 13th, 2020|Natural Health|

In 2006, 38 million people took part in one simple athletic pursuit. In 2017 the numbers grew to 60 million, an increase of 44 percent in just eleven years.

The reported increase is so huge I almost doubt the stats. But that’s what the poll-takers claim.

Over the last few decades it’s become one of the most popular health activities, not just in the US, but around the world. What is it?


Now a new study reports that running, even at a slow pace, for less than an hour, just once a week, will add years to your life. It gets even better: […]

Vitamin D Deficiency Triples Risk of an Early Death

By |2020-02-06T11:13:27-05:00February 6th, 2020|Nutrition|

As long-time readers of this newsletter know, maintaining healthy vitamin D levels is critical to your good health. Brand-new research shows just how powerful vitamin D is, revealing that your very longevity might depend on healthy vitamin D levels.

But at the same time there’s lots of debate on what constitutes a “healthy” vitamin D level and just how much vitamin D you need to supplement with to achieve it. Let’s take a closer look at the research and what the experts say.

Vitamin D is a well-known factor in bone health, but it also plays many other important health roles throughout […]

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