Browse Category: Anti-Aging
Next time you’re tempted to spend a fortune at a department store beauty counter, take a look in your kitchen cabinet first. You may be surprised what’s in store for you. In addition to the foods you eat for a healthy body, you probably have a lot of natural foods that are great for beautifying your skin and hair, too. And if you’re concerned about the toxic chemicals you may be putting on your face with over the counter cosmetics, what’s in your pantry could put your mind at ease.
Getting old is never fun for anyone. The typical symptoms abound . . . your hair turns gray or white (assuming it doesn’t all fall out), your skin becomes wrinkled and loses its elasticity, your eyesight goes bad, you might lose your teeth, your bones become frail, your mind gets foggy and so on. Research has shown that the antioxidants in berries are beneficial in fighting such signs of aging, but a new study goes even further. This recent research suggests that the berry compound pterostilbene not only fights, but may even reverse age-related cognitive decline!
Did you know that you are literally rusting as you grow older? That's right – many of the physical and even mental changes associated with aging can be attributed to the chemical process known as oxidation – the same process that causes metal to change color and deteriorate when left unprotected and exposed to air and water. So what exactly is oxidation? And how can you prevent it? Keep reading for answers to those questions and more.
Years ago on April 1, ABC aired a special which featured the issue of aging. The question was raised – is it possible to live to 150 years old? Really - living to 150? Was it some sort of April Fool’s Day special? It’s no joke. The latest research points to the possibility of humans living longer, healthier and ultimately happier lives – perhaps even to the ripe young age of 150.
When is the last time you went on vacation? If you are still trying to remember, you may not be as close to the Fountain of Youth
as those who travel and go on vacation regularly. Several studies have found that vacationing at least once a year brings many health benefits that can actually make you live longer!
Every year on April 7, health professionals around the globe celebrate World Health Day. And just like clockwork, the 2012 World Health Day is scheduled for this Saturday, and will be devoted to "Aging and Health." This theme has the potential to be one of the most hard-hitting ones, as it focuses on something that affects everyone on Earth - no matter your age, gender, social status, or financial power.
Most of us wish that we could live forever . . . or at least to the milestone of 100
! But few of us actually bother to do what it takes to increase our chances of a longer and healthier life – even though there are some really simple and quick ways to ensure longevity.
The Mediterranean Diet
: it just sounds cool, doesn’t it? I mean, if you had to choose between the “Siberian Diet” and the “Mediterranean Diet” I’m guessing the latter would win hands down.
And now, for more reasons than ever before.
This article gives you all the health benefits you can gain from regular use of a mini trampolene or rebounder.
For as long as mankind has been on this earth, we have tried to conquer death and unlock immortality. Books, movies, television shows, ancient mythology and cosmetic magazines all paint their own images of the “Fountain of Youth
” and the everlasting youth that its mystical water provides.
How the recent stem cell treatment Peyton Manning recieved could be a catalyst for expasion in the U.S.
If you need one more reason to curb your TV viewing time
, here's the best one yet: latest research shows your very life could depend on it.
let one of this summers biggest blockbusters help us focus on reserach for Alzheimer's.
For some time now, medical science has been telling us that if you want to live well into your 90s and beyond
, you need to follow certain guidelines. Basically, you should maintain a healthy diet, get regular exercise, drink only in moderation, and most importantly, don’t smoke. However, a new study shows that many nonagenarians are rather sedentary, enjoy their cocktails, and smoke like a chimney. What’s up with that?
Recent medical advancements have made it seem possible that the fountain of youth is only a decade away from reality. But even if we could develop something that enables us to achieve immortality, should we?
The growing group of middle-aged women turning to Botox
to erase fine lines and wrinkles now includes even more unlikely members. Ladies much younger than 40 or 50 are going to cosmetic doctors for premature wrinkling – not because of sun exposure or environmental toxins - but from staring at their Smartphone. “BlackBerry Botox” could be the next cultural phenomenon.
What differentiates those that live a long healthy life and those that fall victim to disease? Well…it’s not a simple, clear-cut answer. However, there are a few things within our direct control that probably play a significant role in longevity, including healthy eating habits, regular exercise and a positive mental attitude. With the proper education, nurturing and encouragement, we can all form those healthy habits and improve the chances that we land on the long end of the longevity spectrum.
A new genetic test is about to hit the market that could reveal how fast you are getting older
(biologically, not chronologically) and thus, how much longer you will live, according to researchers in Spain.
You’ve probably heard the saying, “If it tastes good, it must be bad for you.” Not so, according to a new study conducted in Europe. It turns out that ripe, luscious strawberries are not only delicious, but they can also do wonders for your health and youthful vitality. So make some room in your daily diet because this juicy summertime fruit isn't just for dipping in chocolate and topping short cake anymore. Research has revealed that strawberries can actually help ward off cancer
, slow aging, and prevent diabetes.
An opinionated follow up to Dr. Derrick DeSilva's article on "male menopause" and a call for action for more research involving anabolic steroids and HGH as a possible solution.