Anti-Aging

Latest news and tips on how to slow down, and reverse, the aging process.

  1. Easy Mocktails

    Easy Mocktails
    One of the easiest habits is to have a stash of delicious “mocktails” to enjoy when you want to relax and unwind without undoing all your healthy choices. Virgin Bloody Mary 1 cup low-sodium spicy V8 juice 4 dashes Worcestershire sauce 2 dashes celery salt 1 teaspoon lemon juice dash hot sauce 1.    Mix well and serve over ice. Garnish...
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  2. Avoid Computer Eye Strain: Healthy Decisions Protect your Vision

    Avoid Computer Eye Strain: Healthy Decisions Protect your Vision
    According to a recent study conducted by the American Vision Council, 30 percent of adults spend more than nine hours a day on a computer or other digital device. Those who spend excessive time in front of computers are all too familiar with vision problems such as eye strain, itchy eyes, dry eyes, blurred vision and headaches. Over time, repeated...
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  3. Smart Phones Linked To Eyestrain and Headaches

    Smart Phones Linked To Eyestrain and Headaches
    In this age of digital delights, we have the world at our fingertips 24/7 in the form of laptops, tablets and smart phones.  Americans can be online anytime, yet it’s becoming a real pain.  Pain in the neck, head and eyes, that is. The American Optometric Association reports that 70-75% of computer workers report eye and vision problems.  That’s not all...
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  4. The Bone-Blood Connection

    The Bone-Blood Connection
    Osteoporosis and stroke are two totally different medical ailments, but scientists are now finding that they may actually be connected. Some studies looked at the incidence of hip fractures and osteoporosis (marked by a decrease in bone density) in stroke victims, while other studies looked at the incidence of stroke and survival rate in people already diagnosed with osteoporosis. In...
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  5. Do Mouth And Intestinal Bacteria Influence Atherosclerosis And Heart Disease?

    Do Mouth And Intestinal Bacteria Influence Atherosclerosis And Heart Disease?
    A new study published by researchers from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden suggests that mouth and intestinal bacteria can influence the outcome of atherosclerosis - the first, necessary step for heart disease to occur. Some of the diseases that may develop as a result of atherosclerosis include coronary heart disease, angina (chest pain), carotid artery disease, peripheral artery disease...
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  6. Inflammation and Broken Bones

    Inflammation and Broken Bones
    Emergency departments in hospitals across the U.S. are kept busy dealing with broken bones and fractures. Figures released by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons reports that one in every two Americans will sustain a fracture before they reach the age of 65. This risk is several times higher than the likelihood of them suffering a stroke, prostate cancer, breast...
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  7. Antidepressants May Slow Alzheimer's Disease Progression

    Antidepressants May Slow Alzheimer's Disease Progression
    According to new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Pennsylvania, a commonly prescribed antidepressant may be able to reduce production of amyloid beta, the main harmful ingredient in Alzheimer's brain plaques—both in mice and in people. Levels of amyloid beta rise in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's, causing it to clump...
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  8. Top 5 Anti-Aging Tips

    Top 5 Anti-Aging Tips
    Check out these top 5 anti-aging and healthy holiday eating tips: 1. Get plenty of essential fatty acids.  Among the nutrients that our bodies need for good health are essential fatty acids – alpha-linolenic acid (of the Omega 3 family) and linoleic acid of the Omega 6 family.  These essential fats also help to promote youthful skin and can be...
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  9. Cholesterol And Depression In The Elderly

    Cholesterol And Depression In The Elderly
    As you probably already know, high cholesterol levels and high blood pressure lead to an increased risk for heart disease and stroke. Interestingly, some types of strokes also contribute to an increased risk of depression, while abnormal blood lipid levels can raise the risk of depression in the elderly. And now, new findings by French researchers suggest that the link between...
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  10. The Benefits of Eating Arugula

    The Benefits of Eating Arugula
    The key to healthy aging is healthy eating. When you make your next salad, be sure to add lots of arugula - also known as Rocket, or Eruca sativa - that’s because a research team from Saudi Arabia have found that an extract of this salad green has tremendous gastric ulcer fighting properties. An estimated 20 million Americans experience at least...
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