Anti-Aging

  1. Which Supplements are Best for You?

    Which Supplements are Best for You?
    One of the best ways to get a healthy digestive system is by taking dietary supplements. In fact, more than half of American adults take dietary supplements, but with hundreds to choose from, how do you know which supplements are best for you personally? Here is a rundown on some of the most common natural supplements and why you should include them in...
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  2. Study Shows Fruits and Vegetables Target Cancer in Different Part of the Colon

    Study Shows Fruits and Vegetables Target Cancer in Different Part of the Colon
    We’ve long believed that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables offers protection against colon (as well as many other) cancers and certainly these foods have been know to aid having a healthy digestive system. But a recent study published in The Journal of the American Dietetic Association suggests that different fruits and vegetables might be site-specific in their anti-cancer...
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  3. How Does Gut Flora Promote Better Health and Healthy Aging?

    How Does Gut Flora Promote Better Health and Healthy Aging?
    In an exciting new study, scientists at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging have shown that changing the relationship between gut bacteria and epithelial cells that line the intestine promotes health and increases lifespan in fruit flies, known as Drosophila. These results support the newly emerging idea that having the right balance of gut bacteria may be the key to...
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  4. Do Probiotic Foods Benefit Your Overall Mood?

    Do Probiotic Foods Benefit Your Overall Mood?
    Did you know that beneficial ‘probiotic’ bacteria in yogurt and other food foods keep more than your tummy happy? A recent UCLA study shows that women who regularly ate yogurt had altered brain function and improved mood, likely because probiotics in their yogurt modified the bacterial environment in their gut.In other words, when your gut is happy - so is...
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  5. Who Needs Dietary Supplements?

    Who Needs Dietary Supplements?
    It's important for everyone to benefit from taking dietary supplements, mainly because the majority of the foods grown today are grown in depleted soils.  Taking dietary supplements is even more important under these circumstances:   You have poor eating habits, or you consume less than 1,600 calories a day You are a vegan or a vegetarian who eats a limited...
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  6. Broccoli: Role In Cancer Prevention

    Broccoli: Role In Cancer Prevention
    As you probably already know, consuming fruits and vegetables regularly aids in maintaining a healthy digestive system and is very beneficial for your overall health and may even extend your lifespan. What many people don’t realize is just how good these foods are for you and how exactly they benefit your health. For instance, broccoli should be in the weekly menu...
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  7. Barley Grass: A Powerful Green Anti-Cancer Superfood

    Barley Grass: A Powerful Green Anti-Cancer Superfood
    What are superfoods - and do they really exist? According to Dr. Christine Horner, superfoods are any nutrient-dense foods that contain high levels of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, anti-inflammatory compounds and more. For instance, a certain nutrient-packed ‘ green food’ has been shown to kill several different types of cancer cells in the laboratory setting - more on this a little...
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  8. An Alkaline Diet Increases Muscle Mass With Aging

    An Alkaline Diet Increases Muscle Mass With Aging
    According to the results of a 2008 study, an alkaline diet rich in potassium - such as fruits and vegetables - along with a reduced acid load helps to increase muscle mass in men and women as they age. There has been a significant change from pre-agricultural human civilization to the present when it comes to net acid load in...
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  9. 5 Tips On Staying Healthy And Fit During Those ‘Fabulous’ Fifties

    5 Tips On Staying Healthy And Fit During Those ‘Fabulous’ Fifties
    Each and every stage of life comes with different gifts and challenges - and who doesn't want to stay trim, youthful looking and energized with a well-functioning cardiovascular system as we enter the ‘fabulous’ fifties? Our bodies need different forms of nutritional support as we age - and that’s easy to understand, because each phase of life brings its own...
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  10. Fruit Juice Vs Soda: Health Risks

    Fruit Juice Vs Soda: Health Risks
    When it comes to choosing between sodas and ‘natural’ fruit juices in the beverage aisle, the juice industry has always enjoyed the reputation of being way healthier. The reasons are familiar. Juice comes from real fruit, while soda is artificially prepared. Also, the sugars in juice seem more ‘natural’ than high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), the main sweetener in many...
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