Articles for: 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!

Brain Fog Linked to Age Spots

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes, 2 seconds About 60% of people studied in the late-middle-age range showed signs of significant brain aging. (1) For years, these changes have been considered just benign age spots on the brain, but new research has revealed their cognitive impact. Once called simply “age spots,” these […]

Hack Your DNA with Ancient Wisdom

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Much like the caps on a shoelace, chromosomes have small protective bits of DNA at their ends, called telomeres. A decrease in the length of these chromosomal telomeres has been linked to increased cellular aging, chronic health risks, premature death, and is considered a metric for biological aging. A new […]

Brain Fog? Don’t Forget this Herb

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Bacopa monnieri is the most potent and effective nerve and brain tonic in the Ayurvedic apothecary. It has been used for centuries to help people of all ages learn and remember new information. It has also been traditionally used to support mood and cognitive function. In the ancient Vedic texts, […]

Live Long, Eat Fat

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I have been a believer for some time now that we do not get enough healthy fats in the typical American diet. In a 2013 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), 4,577 men with serious and life threatening prostate health concerns were evaluated for their fat […]

Don’t Miss This Critical Blood Test

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Homocysteine is an amino acid and a breakdown of protein that is found in the blood. The quantity of this amino acid in one’s blood can vary quite greatly. It is found in meat, seafood, dairy, eggs and some seeds and nuts. A recent article in the Journals of Gerontology […]

Combat the Aging Enzyme

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Sadly, aging has become nearly synonymous with a handful of chronic health issues. But what if these all had a common denominator”something that, if nipped in the bud, could send you into your 80′s and 90′s not just surviving but thriving? Certainly such a discovery would change our understanding and […]

Find Good Fats for Longevity and Skin Health

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In a recent study in the Annals of Internal Medicine, 2692 men and women with an average age of 74 were followed for 16 years. The members of the study group were generally healthy with no past heart health issues. Over the 16 year period, 1625 members of the study […]

Don’t Forget Your Brain!

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Cognitive and memory concerns are a common issue in America. (1) More than half of folks over 85 have some sort of cognitive concerns. (2) The real concern is that, to date, western medicine has found nothing to slow and stop the decline of normal mental clarity and memory. Researchers […]