Articles in: Aging & Longevity

Promoting longevity starts long before the first signs of aging. Understanding how to live in harmony with the natural cycles, eating balanced meals of whole and unprocessed foods, along with managing stress, provides a platform for healthy aging. According to Ayurveda, being healthy at 100 starts with healthy digestion. Having a youthful and strong digestion is not dependent on age, but it takes a little work. A weak digestion puts you at risk for toxicity issues because the digestive pathways are the same as the body’s natural detox pathways. Live long and digest well!

Risks of Vigorous Exercise: New Findings – Part 2

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Average Reading Time: 1 minute and 43 seconds As the cultural pendulum keeps swinging further in the direction of extreme activities, it is enlightening to see new research suggesting we may have gone too far! In a new study presented in the cardiovascular medical journal, Heart, researchers found a link […]

Finally, The Research For Nose Breathing Exercise – Part 1

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 59 seconds If you are a nose breathing geek like me, or obsessed with the “runner’s high,” “the zone,” or “the flow” state, this newsletter will be a gold mine for you! It will offer some very compelling evidence that we can achieve “the […]

Nobel Prize Winner Studies Meditation

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Average Reading Time: 5 minutes and 1 second In 2009, Elizabeth Blackburn won the Nobel Prize for her discovery of the protective caps on chromosomes called, “telomeres.” Every time a cell divides, these protective caps wear down, and over time, the telomeres shorten. As the telomeres shorten, the cells start […]

Top Ten Causes of Sleepless Nights

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Average Reading Time: 1 minute and 58 seconds With 30% of Americans suffering from sleep deficit issues, many have turned to medications such as Ambien, (3) despite highly publicized reports of its risks, such as “severe allergic reaction, swelling and “complex sleep-related behaviors” which may include sleep driving.” Sleep driving […]

How Stress is Carried for Generations

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 35 seconds According to Ayurveda, physical, behavioral, mental and emotional traits can be carried from one generation to the next. If mom or dad carries a specific childhood stress, the associated behavior traits can be passed on for generations. These are called samskaras, which […]

Funding Longevity

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Average Reading Time: 1 minute and 46 seconds A new study by scientists from Harvard, USC, Columbia and the University of Illinois found that researching longevity rather than disease would save 7.1 trillion dollars over the next 50 years. (1) The study suggested that researching health rather than disease would […]

The Link Between Blood Sugar and Memory

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Average Reading Time: 5 minutes and 14 seconds Almost half of adults over age 85 are diagnosed with cognitive issues (1), adding up to 5.2 million Americans that are currently suffering. In 2006, Swedish researchers found that borderline blood sugar levels are associated with an almost 70% increased risk of […]

Vedic Feng Shui for Sleep and Home

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 10 seconds Almost all traditional cultures lived their lives with great respect for the four cardinal directions: north, south, east and west. In Ayurveda, the study of the four directions and how they influence one’s health and environment was called Vastu Shastra. The basics […]