What Will Help You Live Longer, Genes or 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 [...]
Coffee Is Becoming The “Next Big Thing” In Anti-Aging
We’ve written several times about the anti-aging benefits of drinking coffee. Most recently, we told you about a study from Europe proving coffee’s a longevity-booster. Since then, there’s been research out of China and now, the latest study hails from Australia. Not surprisingly, anti-aging experts [...]
Popular Joint Supplement Slashes Pain And The Risk Of Death
Cyclists and runners use this over-the-counter natural supplement to prevent musculoskeletal problems. And people over 50 use it to help ease joint pain or osteoarthritis. Studies exploring its effectiveness have produced mixed results and its value in these conditions continues to be debated. But something [...]
How Much Alcohol Is Too Much For A Long Life?
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 [...]
Is The Lighting In Your House Making You Old Too Soon?
LED lights, like the kind in cell phones and lighting fixtures, have revolutionized the way we live our lives. They're brighter, cheaper, use less energy, and last longer than traditional light bulbs. But, when it comes to the effects on aging, these bright LED lights [...]
Does Salt Age You?
The first well-controlled study to test whether salt added to your plate leads to premature death has come up with a clear answer. Yes, it does. The lead author suggests leaving the saltshaker in the kitchen cupboard—or getting rid of it permanently— to reap substantial [...]
Beat Back Heart Disease, Dementia, And Early Death With This “Virtual” Trick
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 [...]
“The Longevity Diet” That Can Add 20 Years To Your Lifespan
From vegan to Mediterranean to keto, experts differ on the healthiest diet to eat for longevity. So, how do we decide what’s best? After a thorough review covering over a century of research, scientists say they’ve found the answer. They’ve determined that the best “longevity [...]
Can You Exercise Away A Bad Diet?
Remember that last time you indulged in a greasy pizza or gigantic slice of cheesecake? Perhaps you assuaged your guilt by telling yourself that you’d soon be exercising away the negative health effects. Unfortunately, the latest research shows that it doesn’t work that way. A [...]
“Flamingo Test” Determines Your Longevity
An international team of researchers believe a new test can reveal a lot about your state of health and your longevity. Best of all, this test couldn’t be easier. I’ve dubbed it the “flamingo test” because it involves nothing more than standing on one leg [...]
Does Time-Restricted Eating Really Extend Life?
From flies and worms to rodents and primates, numerous studies in laboratory animals have shown that calorie restriction extends lifespan. But translating calorie restriction to people over the long-term is all but impossible. However, scientists say there’s another approach that can provide much of the [...]
This Anti-Aging Snack Should Be On Your Menu
Sometimes nutrients that can help you live significantly longer and healthier are discovered in unlikely places. For example, one snack is surprising researchers with its ability to help keep both your muscles and your memory strong with the passing years. In fact, researchers say this [...]
What Your Eyes Say About Your Longevity
When researchers recently investigated how our organs interact as we get older and how they influence our longevity, they got a shock. Because when they examined the eyes to see how aging slowed down their performance, the researchers discovered that it wasn’t so much the [...]
“Youth Fluid” Reverses Memory Loss
Horror movies and books have portrayed the harvesting and transplanting of blood and organs from the youthful to the aged as a means of increasing longevity. Unimaginably, this grisly concept is given some credence by modern science. As a result, one opportunist offered young blood [...]
Extend Your Life… With Sugar?!
For years, we’ve heard nothing but bad news about sugar… It will ruin your heart… your brain… and even your waistline. And it’s all true. But I’m here to tell you there’s actually some GOOD news when it comes to sugar and your health. In [...]
This Simple Ten-Minute Activity That Can Add Decades to Your Life
It’s easy to dismiss the idea that putting one foot in front of the other could be one of the very best ways to avoid an early grave. Don’t worry, I’m not referring to jogging; merely walking. It seems too easy an activity to provide [...]
Your Grandma’s Secret to Longevity
There’s a room in your house that holds the key to longer life expectancy and a healthier old age. And chances are it’s a place where your parents and grandparents spent more time than you do. But researchers now say that for your own well-being [...]
The “Popeye Secret” for Stronger Muscles
It’s no secret that the older you get, the harder it becomes to stay physically strong. Simple things like lifting a grandchild or helping your spouse in the yard can seem like daunting tasks. And there’s a good reason for this… Research shows that you [...]
Why Aging Makes You More Generous…
When aged 67, the one-time richest man in the world, J. Paul Getty, famously installed a coin-operated pay phone in his mansion for his guests. His miserliness never waned, even with advancing age. But he's the exception that proves the rule because as we non-billionaires [...]
Little-Known Longevity Secret Improves Lifespan 30 percent!
Your mitochondria are the “batteries” that supply power to your cells, and thereby to your body. However, as you age your mitochondria can become damaged or dysfunctional.1 Also, the number of mitochondria available to your cells decreases. Age-related mitochondrial dysfunction is linked to an array [...]