Wave Goodbye to Steaks and Sausages and Add Ten Years to Your Life

By |2022-03-31T14:47:49+00:00March 31st, 2022|Natural Health|

Replacing a “typical Western diet” with a healthy “optimized diet” can add years to your life at any age, even in your sunset years, a major new study reveals.

This will be challenging for many, however. It means giving up red and processed meat, and embracing lentils, beans, and peas instead.

For those reluctant to abandon their juicy steaks and hot dogs, the authors suggest a compromise, eating what’s called a “feasibility diet.” The good news: even this more modest change can significantly increase life expectancy.

There are thousands of studies that show how food choices affect our health, but researchers at the […]

Can Living Near a Fracking Site Destroy Your Health and Longevity?

By |2022-03-24T12:54:32+00:00March 24th, 2022|Natural Health|

Unconventional oil and gas development (UOGD), better known as hydraulic fracturing or fracking, has expanded dramatically around the world over the last 20 years.

In parallel, so have concerns over its health impact on people living nearby. These come from air, water, and soil pollution, ionizing radiation and more.

Now, for the first time, environmental scientists from Harvard show those living near or downwind of a fracking site are at higher risk of an early demise.

Conventional gas wells are drilled vertically but fracking is different. After drilling down to between 7,000 and 10,000 feet, the rig turns horizontal to drill for another […]

This Change in Diet Could Give You an Extra Ten Years of Life Expectancy

By |2022-03-17T07:18:13+00:00March 17th, 2022|Nutrition|

Want to push back against the deadly effects of aging? All you need is a fork.

According to a study on longevity, changing the foods you consume everyday can make a big difference in how long you can expect to live – a ten-year difference for some people.

When I saw this study, I wondered how many people would be willing to make the simple changes in diet that this research shows can make a big difference in life expectancy. Especially when you consider that making these alterations doesn’t mean depriving yourself of tasty food. It only requires being more conscious about […]

Gain More “Healthy Fat” if You Want to Age Better

By |2022-03-10T12:00:11+00:00March 10th, 2022|Natural Health|

Usually, when we think about using exercise to fight aging, we focus on how exercise strengthens our muscle tissue and helps reduce body fat.

But, along with helping to trim your waistline, researchers have now found that exercise not only helps eliminate fat but changes it in a way that helps slow the aging process.

So, let’s take a closer look at how you can use those fat upgrades to upgrade how you feel every day no matter how old you are.

Fat has a bad reputation. Over the last couple of decades researchers have realized that fat tissue plays an important role […]

How Much Exercise Does Your Heart Need as You Age?

By |2022-03-03T10:19:53+00:00March 3rd, 2022|Natural Health|

Exercise is the secret for avoiding heart disease as you age. But how much exercise do you need in your later years? In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers in Italy claim to have found the answer.

Researchers looked at data from a study involving 3,099 Italians, aged 65 and older.

Between the years 1995 and 1997, medical teams examined the participants by taking medical histories, performing physical exams, health scans, and blood tests. Then, four and seven years later, they performed additional medical assessments. Medical teams continued tracking the participants’ overall health until 2018.

At each juncture, participants self-reported their physical activity. Moderate activities […]

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