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The Surprising Reason You Have Wrinkles (And It Isn’t The Sun)
April 4, 2014 – 10:34 pm | No Comment
The Surprising Reason You Have Wrinkles (And It Isn’t The Sun)

 
 
 
 
 
 
If you care about the way your skin is aging or if you want more youthful skin, check out one major reason we end up with wrinkles and sagging skin.  It goes by the fancy …

Can You Freeze the Aging Process?
March 29, 2014 – 2:40 am | No Comment
Can You Freeze the Aging Process?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imagine having wrinkle-free skin and a full head of hair in 30, nay, 50 years. Biotech firms claim that with new stem-cell technology, the idea isn’t science fiction.

Constantine Pergantis plans on  being around for a …

Exercising for Healthier Eyes
March 26, 2014 – 11:49 pm | No Comment
Exercising for Healthier Eyes

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Age-related vision loss is common and devastating. But new research suggests that physical activity might protect our eyes as we age.
There have been suggestions that exercise might reduce the risk of macular degeneration, which occurs …

Protein Protects Aging Brain
March 24, 2014 – 1:49 am | No Comment
Protein Protects Aging Brain

 
 
 
 
 
Study suggests that REST may be a key regulator of neuronal stress and could play a role in staving off neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s.
Along with symptoms of cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease patients often have an …

7 Ways Plastics Damage the Body
March 20, 2014 – 9:54 pm | No Comment
7 Ways Plastics Damage the Body

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plastics (or the chemical name, phthalates) are now considered the number one pollutant in the human body. They make products flexible, durable, and these chemicals are also in items you would not consider to be plastics, …

Vitamin D Supports Physical Performance in Older Adults
March 20, 2014 – 9:38 pm | No Comment
Vitamin D Supports Physical Performance in Older Adults

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A study published in October 2013 indicates that vitamin D levels correlate with physical performance in older adults. According to the Administration on Aging, 28 percent of community-resident Medicare beneficiaries age 65 years or older …

Exercise May Be the Most Effective Weapon Against Aging
March 15, 2014 – 10:56 pm | No Comment
Exercise May Be the Most Effective Weapon Against Aging

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Keeping active may be the secret to staying young for both mice and men. Researchers from Canada’s McMaster University discovered that endurance exercise could halt the aging process in a group of mice, even though …

6 Bodily Tissues That Can Be Regenerated Through Nutrition
March 13, 2014 – 11:18 pm | No Comment
6 Bodily Tissues That Can Be Regenerated Through Nutrition

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
It may come as a surprise to some, especially those with conventional medical training, but the default state of the body is one of ceaseless regeneration.  Without the flame-like process of continual cell turnover within the body …

Meat and Eggs Cooked at High Temperatures Can Harm Your Brain
March 8, 2014 – 1:07 am | No Comment
Meat and Eggs Cooked at High Temperatures Can Harm Your Brain

Perhaps you’ve already heard how meat and dairy consumption has been linked to a number of health problems. Now, new findings provide further reason to put down your knife and pick up your fork (i.e. eat less meat and eat more veggies).
Here’s …

High-protein diets: Bad for the middle-aged, good for the elderly
March 5, 2014 – 11:21 pm | No Comment
High-protein diets: Bad for the middle-aged, good for the elderly

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Consuming high levels of protein — particularly animal protein — is a bad strategy if you’re at midlife and aiming to live into old age, new research finds. But a study out Tuesday reveals that …