Anti-Aging

  1. Could Reducing Your Risk of “Metabolic Syndrome” Be as Simple as…Nuts?

    Could Reducing Your Risk of “Metabolic Syndrome” Be as Simple as…Nuts?
    A team of researchers at Louisiana State University Agricultural Center seems to think so. A recent study* whose results were published in The Journal of American College of Nutrition, reports a beneficial effect for tree nuts on reducing a group of risk factors collectively known as “metabolic syndrome”, which is associated with the development of type 2 diabetes and coronary artery...
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  2. For Healthy Aging, a Toast to Resveratrol

    For Healthy Aging, a Toast to Resveratrol
    A University of Florida review of research says the polyphenol compound known as resveratrol in red wine, grapes and other foods may have widespread anti-aging effects, and even protect against diseases. The comprehensive review of human clinical research on resveratrol has found it has "anti-aging … anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties." The researchers examined the current body of research in order...
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  3. Natural Health Solutions: Red Wine's Connection to Longevity

    Natural Health Solutions: Red Wine's Connection to Longevity
    Over the past decade, there has been a great deal of research into the benefits of Resveratrol, and results have consistently suggested that resveratrol is beneficial against numerous degenerative conditions. Most recently, a genetics professor at Harvard Medical School, David Sinclair sought to better understand resveratrol’s therapeutic mechanism. Over the past several years, Sinclair, along with his colleague Leonard Guarente...
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  4. Another Clue to Longevity

    Another Clue to Longevity
    Want to live longer? Who doesn’t! Why some people live to be over 100 years old while others only live half that long is currently a mystery. But a recent review*of data collected on over 70,000 adults revealed an interesting trend: people who take vitamin D and calcium supplements appear to have a lower overall risk of dying. The researchers...
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  5. Another Reason to Include Food Supplement Vitamin DHA in Your Diet

    Another Reason to Include Food Supplement Vitamin DHA in Your Diet
    If you’re already taking DHA as a nutritional supplement, or eating plenty of fish, you might be well on your way to improve your eyesight naturally as you age. A recent study* at the University of Alberta, Canada whose results were published in the Journal of Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science found that DHA—a fatty acid found in fish—prevented age-related vision loss...
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  6. Natural Dietary Supplement Vitamin D: Not Taking it Could Be Hazardous to Your Health

    Natural Dietary Supplement Vitamin D: Not Taking it Could Be Hazardous to Your Health
    Natural Vitamin Supplement Vitamin D has been in the news a lot over the past year. From supporting healthy blood sugar levels to keeping you healthy during cold and flu season, it seems to be at the top of the list of nutrients everyone should be maximizing in their diets and taking as a supplement. Results of a recent study...
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  7. Five Foods that Speed the Aging Process

    Five Foods that Speed the Aging Process
    Products that claim to slow the aging process draw in big money.  To really keep lines and wrinkles at bay, people should trade anti-aging creams for nutritious foods that keep the body youthful inside and out.  As some foods help slow the clock, others hasten the aging process by triggering inflammation and oxidative stress.  People looking to keep a fresh face...
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  8. 5 Facts you Need to Know About Sun Protection

    5 Facts you Need to Know About Sun Protection
    Have you ever bought pricey sunscreen with a high SPF (sun protection factor), thinking you’d be better protected against harmful skin-aging UVA and UVB rays? If so, you wasted your money. The highest effective SPF is 50, according to sun protection experts. Theoretically, an SPF of 15 is enough to protect, but the experts recommend that we use a product...
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  9. Women: Taking Care of Others Begins with You

    Ask a woman to list her life’s priorities and chances are her personal needs, including her own health maintenance, will fall far down on the list. With husbands, children, parents and work responsibilities, most women tend to worry about them first! But it’s a house of cards that would collapse in the face of your own illness or incapacity …...
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  10. Age-Related Hearing Loss: a Self Assessment

    Age-Related Hearing Loss: a Self Assessment
    Hearing loss is much more than the sum of its parts. It’s not just an annoyance, or even a safety hazard; the diminishment of sound can wear away at a person’s self-confidence, their sense of being a part of the community and the larger world … ultimately, it can lead to social isolation and depression.   Factors that may lead...
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