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Shrinking With Age Can Double Your Risk of Premature Death

By |2021-12-02T12:09:42+00:00December 2nd, 2021|Natural Health|

Height loss is considered a normal part of aging; nothing to be concerned about. But a rapid decline in stature is certainly not normal. In fact, it’s been shown to increase your risk of death.

Even so, height loss is still a surprisingly neglected medical issue. A new study is aiming to change that…

Adult height remains stable up to the age of 50, but then starts a slow decline that accelerates after age 70. Doctors say this height loss is due to shrinkage of vertebral discs, spinal compression fractures, and changes in posture. And women are at greater risk, losing more […]

New Anti-Aging Research on “Play” Surprises Researchers

By |2021-11-25T13:28:42+00:00November 25th, 2021|Natural Health|

All work and no play doesn’t just make you dull. The latest research reveals it could also shorten your life.

Scientists have found that constantly keeping your nose to the grindstone, and hardly ever taking a vacation, can considerably shorten your life expectancy.

Of course, merely taking more vacations won’t be a panacea for all your health issues. And there are actually a few health dangers that can occur during your vacation (which I’ll describe in a moment). But if you go about your holidays the right way, taking time off can be a big boost to your well-being and your longevity.

Several […]

Can Money Buy a Longer Life?

By |2021-11-18T10:04:25+00:00November 18th, 2021|Lifestyle|

It’s said that money can’t buy you happiness. That’s certainly true. But there’s something money can buy, apparently. According to researchers wealth can buy you a longer life.

Read on to find out just how much wealth researchers say you’ll need to accumulate to extend your lifespan.

The new study, conducted by researchers at Northwestern University, is not the first to examine if money is tied to lifespan.

For instance, a previous study found an increased risk of death among retired stockholders when their wealth was reduced after a sizable fall in the value of their holdings.

Other studies have found that accumulated wealth […]

Scientists Identify New Fountain of Youth Organ?

By |2021-11-11T11:31:34+00:00November 11th, 2021|Natural Health|

With the passage of time, changes to organs and tissues can lead to age-related diseases such as heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer’s. Dozens of medical teams around the world are investigating how this process could be stopped or reversed.

Now research suggests that slowing down the process of aging—and maybe even stopping it all together—begins in one recently discovered organ.

The research shows that if this organ remained a picture of health so would our bodies.

What is it? This brand-new organ is your gut microbiome…

Your gastrointestinal tract contains a microbiome that performs so many functions necessary for our survival that many scientists […]

What is a Good Age to Die?

By |2021-11-04T11:14:20+00:00November 4th, 2021|Lifestyle|

While longevity is a goal for many, others are concerned about living too long and enduring any suffering that might come with it.

For example, the popular British singer and TV presenter, Cilla Black, said in 2010 when she was 67, that she didn’t want to live beyond the age of 75.

Four years later, the acclaimed oncologist, bioethicist and former advisor to President Obama, Dr. Ezekiel J. Emanuel, then aged 57, echoed her words, writing that “75 years is all I want to live.”

Their comments beg the question, is there a good age to die?

Researchers at the University of Kansas explored […]

World Record for Longevity Smashed – How Much Further Can We Go?

By |2021-10-28T14:45:15+00:00October 28th, 2021|Natural Health|

In September, a man who lived in a remote African village passed away at the ripe old age of 127. If validated and officially recognized, that would make him the oldest person to have ever lived according to scientific record.

This feat of longevity would overtake Jiroemon Kimura from Japan, the previous male record holder who died in 2013 at the age of 116, as well as the current overall world record holder, Jeanne Calment, a French woman who died in 1997 at the age of 122.

Will longevity records continue to be broken in the future or have we reached the […]

This Seafood Could Add Almost Five Years to Your Life

By |2021-10-21T01:43:15+00:00October 21st, 2021|Nutrition|

Giving up smoking is probably the single most important action people can take to improve their health and lengthen their life.

Now, a new study suggests that if you’re missing out on the nutrients that this seafood provides, that’s just as bad for your health and longevity as smoking! Here’s the story…

You’ve heard about the importance of omega-3 fatty acids to good health many times before, but this new research reveals brand-new insights into just how much of this nutrient your body needs for better health and a longer life.

What are Fatty Acids? 

At least 300 different fatty acids have been […]

Fresh Vegetables and Fruit Will Help You Live Longer– Especially When You Eat Them Like This…

By |2021-10-14T10:05:23+00:00October 14th, 2021|Nutrition|

The culinary recipe for a long life goes beyond eating fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean sources of protein and fats.

The latest research shows that the timing in which you eat these foods is also critical. In fact, gobble them down at the right time and you can supercharge their health benefits and lengthen your life. Let’s take a look at a major first-of-its-kind study.

An emerging field of nutritional research examines how meal times affect the body’s daily rhythms and what this means for our health.

It’s called chrono-nutrition.

Research so far has shown that the timing of meals can affect a […]

Do Bookworms Live Longer?

By |2021-10-07T09:35:23+00:00October 7th, 2021|Natural Health|

Whether you’re enjoying a thriller by Stephen King, a bittersweet romance from Danielle Steele, or an Inspector Gamache murder mystery, you’re in for some good news.

Reading these, or indeed any novel, will lengthen your life. Read on to find out why.

Sitting for extended periods of time is not good for health or longevity, yet when you’re reading a book that’s exactly what you’re doing. Even so, some studies – although not all – have found reading reduces the risk of death.

More research was clearly needed to find out if reading really does confer a survival advantage, so that’s what a […]

Not Getting Enough Sleep? One Easy Exercise Can Save Your Health

By |2021-09-30T12:29:40+00:00September 30th, 2021|Natural Health|

It’s a medical fact that poor quality sleep can shave years off your life, so getting on top of this issue is really important.

There are numerous strategies available to improve sleep, from exercise and dietary changes to natural remedies and prescription drugs. However, they don’t work for everyone.

Are these poor sleepers condemned to a shorter life?

Fortunately, no. Researchers point to a simple daily exercise routine that can stave off the worst health damage of sleepless nights.

How are sleep and exercise connected? Well, poor sleep heightens the risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer, dementia, and early death. So does a lack of […]

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