Anti-Aging

  1. Want 5 Reasons To Eat More Blueberries?

    Want 5 Reasons To Eat More Blueberries?
    The key to healthy aging is maintaining a healthy diet. Powerful flavonoid and anthocyanin antioxidants found in blueberries may have a rejuvenating effect on the brain - slowing down and even reversing the effects of stress and inflammation on brain cells. What’s more, these antioxidants may also neutralize free radicals linked to the development of cancer, heart disease and age-related conditions...
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  2. Cataract Surgery Leads To Longer Life

    Cataract Surgery Leads To Longer Life
    According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, approximately 22 million Americans over the age of 40 suffer from cataracts - while more than half of all Americans will go on to be diagnosed with this condition by the time they reach the age of 80 years. Promisingly, a new study shows that individuals who undergo cataract surgery to correct their...
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  3. Rejuvenating Old Muscle Stem Cells: Antidote To Aging?

    Rejuvenating Old Muscle Stem Cells: Antidote To Aging?
    Normal aging is accompanied by reduced ability to regain strength and mobility after muscle injury. That’s because over time, stem cells within muscle tissues dedicated to repairing cell damage become less able to renew themselves or generate new muscle fibers. Muscle stem cells from older mice exhibit profound changes with age. In fact, two-thirds of them are dysfunctional when compared...
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  4. Video Blog: How To Naturally Slow Down Aging

    Video Blog: How To Naturally Slow Down Aging
    Dr. Christine Horner shows you some of the reasons some people appear to age faster than others, and how to become one of those people. Sarah James from Wyoming writes, "Getting old is not as bad as feeling old, why do some people age faster than others, what can I do to slow things down?" That's a great question, as...
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  5. Morning Rays Keep Off The Pounds

    Morning Rays Keep Off The Pounds
    Did you know that exposure to bright .morning sunlight can help you to manage your body weight? Surprisingly, a new Northwestern Medicine study reports that the timing, intensity and duration of light exposure during the day is linked to weight and fat distribution, the first time this has been shown. This study included 54 participants (26 males, 28 females) with...
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  6. Top 5 Foods for Beautiful Skin

    Top 5 Foods for Beautiful Skin
    Did you know that your diet is the most important part of a good skin care routine? Regardless of the facial products you use, the condition of your skin will almost always reflect the foods you regularly consume. For instance, high-glycemic carbohydrates, such as refined grains and sugar, will trigger breakouts. By boosting the body’s blood sugar too quickly, they make the pancreas...
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  7. Pregnant Women Need Not Fear Peanuts

    Pregnant Women Need Not Fear Peanuts
    According to a new study from Boston Children’s Hospital, peanut consumption by women during pregnancy doesn’t lead to peanut allergy in their children. In fact, peanut consumption by pregnant mothers who weren’t nut allergic was associated with lower risk of peanut allergy in their offspring - so, unless she is actually allergic to peanuts, there’s no reason for a woman...
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  8. Low Vitamin B12 Levels Increase Risk Of Fractures In Older Men

    Low Vitamin B12 Levels Increase Risk Of Fractures In Older Men
    According to a new study, older men with lower than normal levels of vitamin B12 have a higher risk of getting fractures. Osteoporosis is a global affliction. Health experts are working to identify the underlying causes so as to be able to prevent this condition and lower the risk of fractures in people as they age. In this study, part...
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  9. What are the Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting?

    What are the Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting?
    If you’re not a fan of dieting, intermittent fasting is a simple alternative that doesn’t involve calorie counting or starvation. In fact, this powerful and popular approach is a proven, effective way to lose weight while also reducing the risk of diabetes and heart disease. To be frank, there’s nothing really new about this way of eating. For one thing...
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  10. ‘Gluten Brain’: Wheat Cuts Off Blood Flow To Frontal Cortex

    ‘Gluten Brain’: Wheat Cuts Off Blood Flow To Frontal Cortex
    If you suffer from celiac disease or know someone who does, here’s sobering food for thought. According to health experts, consumption of gluten-containing grains may actually contribute to the development of psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia; and now new and disturbing research seems to confirm their opinion, by showing that wheat consumption cuts off blood flow to a vital area of...
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