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Maintaining muscle mass as you age requires consuming protein at least three times throughout the day

A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition revealed that consuming an even amount of protein three times daily may help maintain muscle strength in older men and women. As part of the study, a team of researchers at the McGill University in Montreal examined 827 men and 914 women aged between 67 and 84 over a study period of three […]

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61-Year-Old Model Stuns The World, Shares Her Secrets To Graceful Aging [Photos]

By Amanda Froelich This elegant model is combatting ‘ageism’ one photoshoot at a time. Rossi, especially, has captured worldwide attention because she’s not like most swimsuit models in the fact that her portraits are not hyper-sexualized. In fact, this is what the Malibu, California, resident was intending when she collaborated with online shop The Dreslyn […]

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Aging Gracefully through Proper Nutrition

While genetics play a large part in how we age, lifestyle and nutrition are also key. There is no one “right diet” for everyone. We are all different and have differing nutritional requirements. A good baseline to start from is to eat a diet filled with wholesome nutrient rich foods. Organic Vegetables, Fruits, Grass Fed […]

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People Who Think Positively About Aging Less Likely to Have Alzheimer’s

People who stress out about getting old are more likely to be diagnosed Alzheimer’s disease, scientists are warning. Researchers have found middle-aged people who dread their senior years are more likely to have dementia-like changes to their brain years later. On the other hand, those who think positively about their inevitable aging are less likely […]

Scientists identify six chemicals from plant extracts that can slow down biological aging and boost longevity

Scientists identify six chemicals from plant extracts that can slow down biological aging and boost longevity

Everybody ages, but not everyone ages equally. The tick of our chronological clock doesn’t always match the tick of our biological clock. And although aging is inevitable, a group of Canadian researchers claim to have discovered the six best natural compounds that can slow down the aging process and boost longevity. In the recent study, […]

Study: Wheatgrass Literally Has The Ability to Turn Gray Hair Back to its Natural Colour

Study: Wheatgrass Literally Has The Ability to Turn Gray Hair Back to its Natural Colour

It’s hard to lie about your age once your hair starts to turn gray! It is found that in most cases catalase enzymes are the culprit in turning our hair gray. As the body ages, we produce less catalase enzyme, which can result in faster aging. The process starts when the levels of the enzyme catalase […]

Proper nutrition is the KEY to decelerating the aging process, says leading complementary medicine oncologist

Proper nutrition is the KEY to decelerating the aging process, says leading complementary medicine oncologist

Dr. Francisco Contreras is a well established oncologist and surgeon at the Oasis of Hope Hospital in Tijuana, Mexico, who’s passionate about changing the lives of those with cancer, particularly grade four cancers. He does so through the combination of conventional and integrative (complementary medicine) treatments, such as laetrile vitamin B-17 therapy, ozone therapy, metabolic […]

Heredity – Are you doomed to a life with varicose veins?

Heredity – Are you doomed to a life with varicose veins?

As we age we being to wonder what we will grow to look like and how our health will hold up as time goes by. Our older relatives are often the best gage by which to measure ourselves. Our parents being the closest genetic link we often strongly resemble either one or the other or sometimes […]

Drinking coffee can help protect healthy brain function as you age

Drinking coffee can help protect healthy brain function as you age

Coffee often gets a bad reputation because of all of the sugar and additives that are mixed in with it. Companies like Starbucks welcome diabetes by selling espresso drowned in inane amounts of sugar. Their newest Frappuccino line contains 400 percent the daily recommended amount of sugar, which equates to 30 cubes of sugar per […]

New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function

New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function

Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound technology that clears the brain of neurotoxic amyloid plaques – structures that are responsible for memory loss and a decline in cognitive function in Alzheimer’s patients. If a person has Alzheimer’s disease, it’s usually the result of a build-up of two types of lesions – amyloid […]