Monday, June 24, 2019

Longevity

Aging is a fact of life. It’s inevitable. No more avoidable than finding a wet towel on the bathroom floor after your husband’s shower or running into someone you haven’t seen in 15 years when you’re rocking a struggle bun in your pajamas. But unavoidable doesn’t mean unalterable. Aging science clearly shows that, though you can’t change if you age, you can change how you age. Your health and longevity depend on a whole host of lifestyle and environmental factors that you are in control of. Browse our longevity series to learn more about the aging factors that you can control and the biology that makes them effective.

Eye Problems in Aging Adults: Common Age-Related Eye Diseases

Eye Problems in Aging Adults
Eye problems in aging adults are probably the most common declines in function you see with aging. These declines in function can lead to vision impairment or significantly altered eyesight - neither of which are desirable in any way, shape, or form.  And while you can certainly see some improvements with the introduction of glasses, there...

Your Environment is Making You Age Faster. Here’s Why.

Your Environment is Making You Age Faster
What if I told you that there were certain things in life that make you physically age faster?  And to be clear, I'm not simply talking about those few experiences that make you feel older.  I’m talking about things that make you age physically faster at a cellular level. It's pretty shocking, I know. And,...

Ways to Live Forever: Diets that Promote Longevity in Humans

You're probably well aware of the relationship between nutrition and health!  It is well-documented!  An adequate diet filled with nutrient-rich foods can absolutely help to prevent conditions like obesity and type 2 diabetes, and avoid diseases that stem from nutrient deficiencies. But did you know that, in addition to improving general health, certain diets can...

How Does Aging Affect Your Brain? Read this to Protect Your Brain

How Aging Affect Your Brain
How does aging affect your brain?  I suspect you already know the answer to this! One day you think you are so smart, capable, rational, and full of the same magnificent power that invented pizza.  The next, you need to turn your house upside down looking for the spectacles you were already wearing the whole...

6 Secrets Supermodels Know About Exercise and Healthy Aging

When it comes to improving health and function, exercise is (and will always be) without a doubt our best medicine – but did you know exercise also promotes healthy aging? Yep, believe it or not, in this world of amazing technological advancement and pharmaceutical wonder, exercise is still our best option for prolonging age, enhancing...

Aging Skin Problems: Here’s What You Need to Know NOW

Aging Skin Problems
You probably think that aging skin problems only include those unwanted wrinkles and discolorations.  But skin deterioration is more than just a cosmetic issue. Many don’t realize it, but pound for pound the skin is actually the body’s largest organ. The skin of an average adult covers a total surface area of about 20 square...

Natural Anti-Aging Secrets: DNA and Its Role in How Quickly You Age

Natural Anti-Aging Secrets
We're all on the hunt for anti-aging secrets. One of the most basic (and effective) of them all might be right under your nose -- in each and every one of your cells! Here, Aurora, our resident medical herbalist, breaks down how the health of your DNA affects how...

How to Prolong Your Life: Tips from a Nutritional Anthropologist

How to Prolong Your Life
Want to learn how to prolong your life?  You're certainly not alone!  Here, Sasha, our resident nutritional anthropologist, breaks down exactly what anthropology studies say about ways to make your life long, healthy, and happy! Ah – the mysterious fountain of youth!  Humans have been on the quest...

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