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!

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 […]

Eat Red: Lymph Cleansing Foods

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes, 18 seconds Plants that were historically used as dyes, such as berries, cherries, beets and turmeric, were commonly used as lymph movers, or what we now know as antioxidants. Blueberries, raspberries and strawberries are all traditional dyes and well-documented antioxidants. Pomegranates are the lymph movers […]

How Sweets Accelerate Aging

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes A new study published this month in JAMA (Journal of American Medical Association) looked at the average sugar intake of over 31,000 people over a five year period. The findings showed that between the years 2005 and 2010, 71% percent of Americans ate more than […]

Longevity Exercise: Less is More

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Average Reading Time: 7 minutes and 11 seconds There is no doubt that we have not evolved to thrive on a sedentary lifestyle, but new research is showing us that burning fat with exercise is easier said than done. For example, if you were to jog three miles today, that […]

Fill Your Tank with Ayurvedic Super-Fuel

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Average Reading Time: 1 minute, and 38 seconds If we could point the finger at one problem that plagues the western world, I’d say it’s the abundance of food we have created! We spent millions of years trying to figure out how not to starve, and in the last fifty […]

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 […]