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This Leaf Could Hold the Key to Slowing the Aging Process

By |2019-03-21T10:22:40+00:00March 21st, 2019|Natural Health|

In many of the programs or protocols for adding years to your life, a certain biological activity must occur if the plan is actually going to work.

This applies whether it’s a life-extending nutrient, herb or drug that’s being tested, or whether the treatment involves genetic manipulation. It’s also a key reason why intermittent fasting and exercise contribute to a healthier and longer life.

The biological activity is called autophagy. This means “self-eating” and refers to a process wherein the body feeds on its own “garbage” – dead or dying cells, cellular debris.

In an exciting new development, scientists have found for the […]

How Aging and Testosterone Loss Go Hand in Hand – Or Don’t

By |2019-03-14T13:20:10+00:00March 14th, 2019|Natural Health|

Healthy testosterone levels are critical for men’s general health, disease risk, body composition, sexual function, and the list goes on. This important steroid hormone is produced in men’s testicles, and in smaller amounts, women’s ovaries.

Keeping testosterone levels healthy is especially important as men age. It’s well-known that low “T” is associated with a number of unhealthy medical conditions, e.g. diabetes and Alzheimer’s.

But there seem to be some misconceptions about what causes testosterone decline. To that point, Australian scientists examined the issue in a 2011 study.1

Scientists now say a decline in testosterone levels as men age is likely the result – […]

Three Proven Ways to Up Your Life Expectancy

By |2019-03-06T15:43:24+00:00March 7th, 2019|Lifestyle|

If you’re looking to give yourself a better chance of living a longer life, ask researchers who investigate how lifestyle habits are linked to longevity. They’ve produced some easy-to-follow advice.

By analyzing studies that match up daily habits with how long people live, they’ve discovered tips we can put to use right now and – here’s the kicker — they don’t require drastic changes. They’re within the reach of just about everybody.

Ready to add years to your life? Let’s go!. . .

Don’t Nosh on Fried Foods

A 24-year study at the University of Iowa shows that avoiding fried foods may help you […]

Latest Stem Cell Findings are Mind-Blowing

By |2019-02-28T12:59:00+00:00February 28th, 2019|Natural Health|

The potential for using stem cells to repair every organ in your body is truly mind-blowing. These microscopic wonder-cells hold the key to rejuvenating the body. Within our lifetimes – in fact, within a few years – we’re going to see them fight aging and used to treat a stunning list of diseases.

But research into how to best use these cells is complicated. There’s still more work to be done. And while there have been impressive breakthroughs, there are important cautions you need to know before you rush to a stem cell clinic to get your youth back.

Here’s what I […]

Restore Youthfulness by Blitzing Zombie Cells

By |2019-02-21T16:45:28+00:00February 21st, 2019|Natural Health|

The dream of a long, healthy and energetic lifespan has come one step closer thanks to breakthrough research.

The promising anti-aging strategy is to clear old, damaged cells from the body. These are called senescent cells but I think of them as “zombie” cells. They build up in our tissues, promote chronic inflammation and go hand in hand with the so-called diseases of aging.

Like the creatures in those popular horror movies, legions of zombie cells take over the body and kill off healthy tissue – and eventually us.

Scientists have been mystified by the exact role of the immune system in this […]

Shocking Discovery: Holocaust Survivors have Longer Life Expectancy. Why?

By |2019-02-14T15:27:32+00:00February 14th, 2019|Lifestyle|

People who survived the Holocaust experienced higher levels of physical and mental illness in their later lives.

This is hardly surprising. They lived under horrendous conditions, with inadequate clothing and shelter, prolonged malnutrition, brutal overwork, and “chronic stress” – a phrase that hardly seems adequate to the experience. On top of that, most of them saw their families murdered.

These traumas took their toll and led to poorer health outcomes decades after they returned to normal society.

But in the first analysis of its kind ever done, researchers made an unexpected discovery about survivors: They lived longer, on average, than the rest of […]

Tonight You Can Drink from the Fountain of Youth

By |2019-02-07T06:28:10+00:00February 7th, 2019|Natural Health|

Poor Ponce de Leon, the Spanish explorer, never found the fountain of youth, but his quest turned out to be a durable legend. Who wouldn’t want an easy way to stay young?

Well, researchers at the University of California Berkeley say their research demonstrates a clear way to make that happen. And it’s easy to do.

Their answer: Get a good night’s sleep every night. Without sleeping pills. They call it “the very center” of an effective anti-aging program.

Sleep is so important that a popular health writer, Bill Sardi, recently named “not getting enough sleep” as one of the 10 biggest health […]

Why Do Presidents Tend to Live a Long Time?

By |2019-02-01T03:45:47+00:00January 31st, 2019|Lifestyle|

I bet you’ve seen those photos documenting the changes that occur in presidents during their stressful tenures. After a year or two, they are already showing signs of wear and tear; wrinkles line their faces and streaks of gray start to proliferate in their hair.

This observation led Dr. Michael Roizen, of RealAge.com fame, to deduce that presidents age twice as fast as the rest of us when they’re in office. He attributed it to “unrequited stress.”

But here’s the thing: physical appearance shouldn’t be confused with accelerated aging.

Never mind the gray hairs — according to a paper1 published in the Journal […]

This Part of Your Body May be the Very Heart of the Aging Process

By |2019-01-24T13:36:43+00:00January 24th, 2019|Natural Health|

Inside your brain, there’s a very small section of tissue that some researchers believe is the very heart of the aging process.

They also think this tiny but crucially important area holds clues that may lead to therapies for Alzheimer’s disease and other brain function breakdowns that plague us as we get older.

Keep reading for the full story. . .

The region is called the hypothalamus. It’s been well-established that it regulates growth, development, reproduction, metabolism and appetite while affecting our daily rhythms and how we sleep. Now there’s even more: Research demonstrates that if we want to conquer aging, this just […]

Can a Transfusion of “Young” Blood Keep You Young?

By |2019-01-17T15:23:24+00:00January 17th, 2019|Natural Health|

New York state lost more residents in 2018 than any other state in the US, so they are certainly in need of some fresh blood. And there’s one man who intends to supply it – literally.

34-year-old Jesse Karmazin is hoping to open a clinic in New York City this year offering to reverse the aging process by infusing people with the blood of young donors – ranging in age from the teens to 25.

He said a single infusion “dramatically improves people’s appearance, their memory and their strength [and] reverses aging.” He even had the temerity to say “it comes pretty […]

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