Does Being Religious Stave Off The Grave?

By |2023-05-17T10:14:01-04:00May 18th, 2023|Lifestyle|

People attend places of worship to praise their God, hear messages of hope and spiritually bond with others in their religious community. Yet engaging with religion delivers benefits way beyond the spiritual.

According to the latest science, believing in a loving, benevolent God also promotes a healthier, longer life. Here’s the story…

Studies show that the greater the attendance at religious services among different faiths, the greater the health benefits. Attendance at religious services is linked to lower blood pressure, a reduced incidence of physical disability, less depression, and lower rates of death from heart disease and from any other cause.

All these […]

Seven Easy Habits To Stop Dementia

By |2023-05-18T10:20:25-04:00May 11th, 2023|Lifestyle|

When it comes to defending against health problems like memory loss, the mainstream often skips over approaches like diet, exercise, and sleep… and goes straight to handing you a prescription for a powerful drug laden with uncomfortable side effects.

But it doesn’t have to be this way.

You don’t have to depend on Big Pharma to keep your mind razor-sharp as you age. The truth is that research published in the journal Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, shows that there are SEVEN all-natural ways to beat back dementia before it starts.

And the best part? These easy, healthy habits […]

Will Intermittent Fasting Help Or Hurt You?

By |2023-03-23T01:35:10-04:00March 23rd, 2023|Lifestyle|

Intermittent fasting is said to protect against heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and cancer. It’s even touted to increase longevity. In fact, we’ve written about it here in regards to helping increase lifespan.

But the findings of a large new study suggest that intermittent fasting is not the Fountain Of Youth after all. In fact, the opposite may be true. Let’s take a closer look at the research and what it means for you…

First of all, what is intermittent fasting?

There are numerous forms of intermittent fasting (IF), the simplest of which is time restricted eating where you consume only one or two […]

The Health Boost You Only Get When You Age

By |2023-03-09T03:15:12-05:00March 9th, 2023|Lifestyle|

None of us like to be reminded about the physical and mental decline that comes with aging, but it’s not all bad news.

One very damaging health issue that can have dangerous results actually gets better as you age instead of worse. I’m talking about your response to stress.

Let’s take a closer look…

You frequently hear news reports about how daily stress can negatively impact people’s lives, from physical health to mental and emotional well-being, but few people are aware of just how serious stress can be.

Daily pressures that come from work, paying the bills, taking care of family and more, overwhelm […]

What’s Worse Than Smoking?

By |2023-02-02T10:15:30-05:00February 2nd, 2023|Lifestyle|

You, like most of your health-conscious friends, would probably do everything in your power to give up smoking because you know it’s a life shortening activity.

Yet there’s a danger that comes from another bad habit that’s not well known. It’s not something people do, it something people don’t do…

I’m talking about exercising to maintain muscle strength.

Non-exercisers could claim there’s nothing to directly link muscle weakness with biological aging. But that’s not true. Scientists have discovered more new research that links weak muscles to faster aging.

The Weak Muscle Link to Aging 

An abundance of evidence links muscular weakness – as determined […]

Overlooked Lifestyle Factor Can Age You… Or Help You Grow Younger!

By |2023-01-05T10:09:59-05:00January 5th, 2023|Lifestyle|

It’s no surprise that smoking and drug abuse are two examples of behaviors that speed up the aging process. Certain illnesses do the same.

Now, new research has uncovered a largely ignored aspect of health that, according to scientists, can speed up aging even more dramatically than serious diseases, drug abuse and smoking.

Here’s how to know if you’re at risk…

Before you can assess this new, oft-forgotten factor you must know more about your personal biological age…

Biological age refers to underlying aging processes at the biological level. According to scientists you should pay close attention because your biological age can tell you […]

An Easy Way To Add Seven Or More Years To Your Life

By |2022-11-03T10:18:43-04:00November 3rd, 2022|Lifestyle|

If you think of yourself as “over the hill” or believe “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks”, you may be hastening your own demise.

That’s because the link between beliefs surrounding aging and actual longevity is very well established. But there’s good news. According to a new study, even if you currently have a negative attitude about the way your body is aging, it’s never too late to start thinking positively and add years to your life.

Western society is bombarded with negative stereotypes regarding aging. Elderly people are depicted as grumpy, old fashioned, set in their ways, even a […]

What Will Help You Live Longer, Genes or Lifestyle?

By |2022-10-27T07:23:26-04:00October 27th, 2022|Lifestyle|

Around here, we are keen on stacking the longevity deck in your favor. And fortunately, many dedicated scientists worldwide share our zeal for healthy aging. From what to eat, to how to exercise, to understanding the role genetics play in longevity, the research is coming out fast and furious world-wide.

Now, a recent study published in the Journal of Aging and Physical Activity reveals new findings that are giving fresh hope to anyone who fears they’re losing the longevity lottery.1

You’ve no doubt read in this newsletter some of the scientific evidence showing that low physical activity and greater time sitting are […]

How Much Alcohol Is Too Much For A Long Life?

By |2022-10-06T13:08:42-04:00October 6th, 2022|Lifestyle|

New research from the University of Oxford reinforces what we’ve long believed: Drinking isn’t good for you.1 But how much is too much?

Let’s take a closer look at the effects alcohol has on the way your body ages…

These most recent findings are based on the largest ever study on the impacts of alcohol on our DNA and the tiny DNA endcaps that shorten with aging, called telomeres.

The study relied on data from the massive UK Biobank, analyzing 245,000 people aged 40 to 69 years. Three percent of participants were categorized as “never drinkers” and four percent “previous drinkers,” while the […]

Beat Back Heart Disease, Dementia, And Early Death With This “Virtual” Trick

By |2022-09-15T13:24:34-04:00September 15th, 2022|Lifestyle|

Fall is here. And while you’re probably ready for brisk air and changing leaves, the autumn season is the gateway to the dreary, shorter winter days – making it harder for those living in some areas to get out and about.

Thankfully, a new study shows a “virtual” trick that can help you stay active and social this fall and winter, without setting foot outside your front door.

Even better? Researchers say it can lower your risk of strokes, heart disease, cognitive decline, and even early death, especially if you’re a senior.

I’m talking about […]

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