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The Little-Known Longevity Vitamin That’s Key to Longer Life

By |2020-09-24T13:52:46+00:00September 24th, 2020|Nutrition|

When researchers at Tufts University took a look at the health and vitamin levels of about 4,000 Americans in their 50s, 60s and 70s over the course of 13 years, they made a surprising discovery…

They found one little-known vitamin was linked to a lower risk of death from all causes.

This vitamin, vitamin K, doesn’t get much attention in the health world, but the research is clear: if you run short of it, your life may be a few years shorter than it could be.

Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin found in certain vegetables, legumes and meat.

It’s critical to a healthy […]

Too Much Iron Could Shorten Your Life

By |2020-09-17T14:13:25+00:00September 17th, 2020|Natural Health|

Iron is a mineral vitally important to your health, but this mighty mineral is a double-edged sword.

Too little iron and you can suffer from fatigue, weakness and impaired immunity, but too much can increase the risk of liver disease, heart disease and diabetes.

For older Americans, nutrient deficiency is a common problem, but when it comes to iron, the research shows that excess iron is the problem. Two new studies suggest iron overload not only puts your health at risk, it’s also deadly.

Unlike nutrients such as vitamin C, your body doesn’t have a way of getting rid of excess iron, so […]

Seeing the Same Doctor Will Help You Live Longer

By |2020-09-10T12:29:52+00:00September 10th, 2020|Natural Health|

With the coronavirus pandemic, visits to the doctor’s office have slumped, often replaced with phone and video appointments.

Consulting with doctors remotely and using telemedicine or virtual health care is clearly here to stay and will only grow in the months and years ahead.

But the lack of personal contact and continuity of care with the same physician could have an unintended, and very unfortunate, consequence. It may shorten your life.

A decade ago, a group of researchers from the University of Iowa carried out the first study to evaluate death rates with continuity of care, or the repeated contact between a patient […]

Just a Little of this Longevity Nutrient Triggers Genes to Fight Aging

By |2020-09-03T14:19:40+00:00September 3rd, 2020|Nutrition|

If you’re wondering if medical researchers will come up with a longevity pill that can help you live longer, you might be excited to find out that they’re making headway.

Of course, it will be years until an actual anti-aging pill makes it to the market, but the good news is that the natural compound they’re most interested in – the one that shows the most promise – is available right now.

In fact, you can have some of this powerful life-extending nutrient with your dinner tonight.

I’m talking about resveratrol.

While you’ve already heard a lot about this anti-aging chemical found in red […]

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