Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Aging & Healthy Living

Researchers used to think that how and why you age was all wrapped up in your genes. They believed that your DNA bound you to your aging destiny as tightly and unwaveringly as gravity binds Earth to its orbit around the sun. The science now shows, however, that this way of thinking about aging was totally wrong. Your genes are not calling the aging shots, you are. You make lifestyle choices. You choose your diet and, in large part, your environment. And these all play absolutely enormous roles in determining how healthily you age, and how long you live. Browse our Aging & Healthy Living series to learn more about how your daily decisions influence how you age.

The Power of the Mind: Mindfulness, Meditation and Longevity

The Power of The Mind: Mindfulness, Meditation and Longevity
Meditation and longevity feel like natural companions, don’t they?   I strongly suspect this feeling might have something to do with the images of smiling, wrinkly little monks in bright robes you see meditating in documentaries about Tibet.  Their faces exude such a healthy, peaceful vibe that you can’t help but believe that meditation has...

15 Natural Therapies to Balance Your Hormones as You Age

15 Natural Therapies to Balance Your Hormones as You Age
Have you been wondering if you should start doing something to balance your hormones as you age? To be honest, I haven't.  I still have years ahead before I should start, hopefully.  But, when I remember some of my bouts of PMS, crying and laughing and yelling at the same time, it makes me...

How to Live Longer and Healthier: Linking Diet and Longevity

How to Live Longer and Healthier Linking Diet and Longevity
If you are like most people, many of the decisions you make as you age are based on your ideas about how to live longer and healthier. Whether it’s finally starting to apply sunscreen to help prevent skin cancer in the long run (and, why not, keep the wrinkles away in the short run), modifying...

6 Habits that Make You Age Faster. We’re Guilty of #2!

Habits That Make You Age Faster
Are you guilty of these daily habits that make you age faster?  Read and find out! I think it’s fair to say that there comes a time in most people’s lives when aging becomes something they think about, something they talk about it, and maybe even something they want to understand better. Read: Tools to Life Long...

Not Many People Know These 7 Foods That Help You Live Longer

Not Many People Know These 7 Foods That Help You Live Longer
"Foods that help you live longer... uh-huh."  I can feel your skepticism from here! But hang with me! As far-fetched as it sounds at first, your diet -- and the foods that make it up -- can, in fact, directly influence how your body ages. See, food, like every other object in the universe, is made up...

4 Scientifically-Backed Anti-Aging Pills To Know About

4 Scientifically-Backed Anti-Aging Pills to Know About
Anti-aging pills that keep you healthy, no matter how old you get, seem like a myth.  After all, if there is one thing you know about getting old it’s this: you're going to get sick.  Be it from heart disease, or cancer, or Alzheimer's disease, or diabetes, or some other serious ailment, you're sure that...

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...

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,...

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