Sunday, May 19, 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.

Want To Promote Healthy Aging? These 7 Habits are a Must

promote healthy aging
What is Healthy Aging? If aging is defined as an age-related deterioration in physiological functioning, what exactly does it mean to age healthily? In reality, there’s no simple answer, and there are hundreds of ways to define healthy aging.  At the most basic level, healthy aging is aging without the presence of disease and disease-related disability. Yet,...

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...

How to Live Longer and Healthier through Diet

How to Live Longer and Healthier through Diet
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...

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...

Active Aging: The Life-Long Physical Benefits of Exercise

Active Aging
Active aging is essential for keeping your quality of life as high as possible for as long as possible.  But what, exactly, is active aging and how does it help keep you healthy as you age?  Our resident exercise physiologist breaks it down for you! As an exercise scientist, I get the pleasure of working...

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...

Optimism Can Keep You Young. Here’s How Aging and Personality are Linked.

Aging and personality?  Is there really a connection? It might be hard to believe, but new research suggests there may be tight connections between your quirky character and how well you will age. And it all comes down to a theory called “the Big Five Traits of personality”. Disclosure – This post contains affiliate links.  Click here...

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