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The Exercise that Actually Ages Your Body

While everyone agrees that walking is fantastic for you, keeping you in good cardiovascular health as well as helping to tone and strengthen muscles, tendons, and ligaments as well as maintain good bone health, its close relative, jogging, may have more drawbacks than benefits when it comes to maintaining health over the years as you […]


How to Fight Sarcopenia (Muscle Loss Due to Aging) – Evidence Based

Sarcopenia is a condition that causes muscle loss due to advancing age. Muscle deterioration after the age of 50 can happen due to a poor diet, lack of physical activity, or stress. Some ways to reverse the loss of muscle mass in the elderly include strength training, eating nutritious foods, and getting enough vitamins. Advertisement […]


Menopause remedies designed to balance your hormones and help you lose weight naturally

Of all the discomforts that can accompany menopause – including insomnia, mood changes and hot flashes – the most frustrating of all may be unintended weight gain. The fact is: the lifestyle choices women successfully used to maintain healthy weight in their 20s and 30s may begin to fail in menopause. According to nationally recognized metabolism expert, […]


Dealing with Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease that causes the bones in the body to weaken and become brittle. This drastically increases the risk of break or fracture. Bone is not just made of calcium, it is a living tissue. It is consistently regenerating itself, shedding old cells and building new ones. Collagen plays a big role in […]

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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]