How Much You Eat Determines How Long You’ll Live

By |June 11th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

In all species, from fruit flies to mice to monkeys, a single strategy reduces the risk of cancer, heart disease and diabetes. It staves off age-related neurodegeneration. It consistently prolongs life. The secret: Eat less. By this point it’s close to being an established law [...]

Beware this Hidden Condition that Shortens Life Expectancy for Millions

By |June 4th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

You may be one of an estimated three million Americans who suffer from a hidden health condition that can cause digestive problems, allergies and a host of autoimmune issues. The latest research shows that this condition can not only cause illness, but also can shorten [...]

New Study Finds Women’s Blood Vessels Age More Quickly

By |May 28th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

For many women approaching middle age, their biggest health concern is wrinkles and weight gain. But according to the latest research, what they really should worry about is their heart health. Researchers from Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai are pointing to first-of-its-kind research that suggests [...]

What Your Age Says About the Medical Treatment You’ll Receive

By |May 21st, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Your doctor can start this medical approach early, even by the time you’ve turned 40. No, it's not a medical treatment -- it's an attitude. An attitude among physicians that pigeonholes patients based on doctors’ expectations of what happens to the body at a certain [...]

New Breakthrough Could Help You Stay Strong in Later Life

By |May 14th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

As early as your thirties, you start to lose muscle mass. This condition, called sarcopenia, causes the loss of up to five percent of muscle mass every decade thereafter. Exactly why muscle loss happens isn't known. But the results of a breakthrough study could help [...]

This Anti-Aging Vitamin Can Strengthen Your Muscles

By |May 7th, 2020|Categories: Nutrition|

When a 51-year-old Australian woman came into her doctor’s office for help managing her type-2 diabetes, one of her main complaints was muscle pain. Her legs would hurt after only walking one block. And on “bad days” she could hardly brush her hair. The pain [...]

How to Reverse Brain Aging Through Diet

By |April 30th, 2020|Categories: Nutrition|

Scientists have studied longevity in numerous animal species, from fruit flies to rodents to monkeys, and in almost every case they found that calorie restriction extends life span. But why? Ketone bodies offer at least part of the explanation. Ketone bodies are three natural compounds [...]

Can Eating Too Much Sugar Shorten Your Life?

By |April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

By now most people know that a diet high in sugar doesn’t do your health any good. But the so-called “empty” calories of sugar aren’t really empty. They’re like little missiles that take aim at your organs. The problem with sugar, researchers have now found, [...]

How One Tiny Fish Can Help You Defy Aging

By |April 16th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

In the 1968 sci-fi movie, 2001: A Space Odyssey, the crew members are put in a state of suspended animation, lying inside a pod to preserve oxygen and life support supplies. But using suspended animation to defy aging is not just science fiction. Scientists now [...]

Is the “King of Carotenoids” the Secret to Youthful Skin?

By |April 9th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

You are religious about sunscreen application. You slather on night cream. And you eat all the right foods. But did you know that the secret to youthful skin might actually be a tough-to-pronounce antioxidant? Astaxanthin (pronounced asta-ZAN-thin) is the reason why both the skin of [...]

Golf? How One of America’s Favorite Hobbies Can Add Years to Your Life

By |April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Mark Twain is said to have described golf as "a good walk spoiled." I don't expect the 25 million Americans who play the game would agree with him. The enjoyment that comes from teeing off with the driver, striding down the fairway, and focusing intently [...]

Staying in Rhythm Can Mean Longer Life

By |March 26th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Every cell in your body maintains a daily rhythm, called a “circadian” rhythm. You’ve probably heard the phrase. As you age, these rhythms can slowly slip out of sync, leading to a wide range of health problems that can harm your well-being and shorten your [...]

Restoring the “Third Eye” May Hold the Secret to the Fountain of Youth

By |March 19th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Imagine an anti-aging treatment with the ability to dramatically improve physical performance, boost bone density by 80 percent and lower overall mortality rate by 28 percent in people aged 70 to 90. It’s hard to believe, I know, but research praised by an anti-aging lecturer [...]

The Power to Slow Aging is Mainly Under Your Control

By |March 12th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Some people age so badly their bodies are decades older than the number of candles on their birthday cake. In one example, researchers discovered the biological age of a 66-year-old was an astounding 114. But it can work the other way too. One person aged [...]

The Gut May Hold the Key to an Extended Lifespan

By |March 5th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

For hundreds of years Western medicine has separated treatment of health problems in the brain from health problems in the rest of the body, as if there’s no connection. Recently, scientists began rethinking this approach when they connected the health of a bacterial population residing [...]

These Nutrients and Vitamins Can Keep Frailty Away

By |February 27th, 2020|Categories: Nutrition|

Getting frail as you age can ruin your life. The chronic, weakening condition known as frailty restricts the life of one out of every four people over age 65. And by the time you’re in your 80s, your chance of becoming frail climbs to over [...]

Why Do Some People Age Better Than Others? (And how you can be one of them)

By |February 20th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

Do you follow childhood friends on social media? Or have you attended a high school reunion recently? If so, chances are you’ve come to this basic conclusion: everyone ages differently. Some of your pals may look like they just stepped out of 11th grade study [...]

Grueling Exercise Not Required to Lengthen Life

By |February 13th, 2020|Categories: Natural Health|

In 2006, 38 million people took part in one simple athletic pursuit. In 2017 the numbers grew to 60 million, an increase of 44 percent in just eleven years. The reported increase is so huge I almost doubt the stats. But that’s what the poll-takers [...]

Vitamin D Deficiency Triples Risk of an Early Death

By |February 6th, 2020|Categories: Nutrition|

As long-time readers of this newsletter know, maintaining healthy vitamin D levels is critical to your good health. Brand-new research shows just how powerful vitamin D is, revealing that your very longevity might depend on healthy vitamin D levels. But at the same time there’s [...]

Strike Up the Band! Your Memory Will Thank You!

By |January 30th, 2020|Categories: Lifestyle|

Virtually every list of recommendations for brain health includes something about the benefits of playing a musical instrument. The good news is, even if you dodged piano lessons as a kid or played baseball instead of tuba, it’s not too late to reap the rewards [...]

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