Everyone loves snacks – they often help us get through the toughest days.
Since 1976, when the Okinawa Centenarian Study began peering into the lives of the longest-lived, their lives have become valuable guides, pointing researchers toward some surprising revelations. With roughly 50 centenarians per 100,000 (as much as five times more than in the United States), Okinawa has been the epicenter for [...]
Strategy #1 – Trim calories Among the many strategies for living longer and avoiding disease, calorie restriction has perhaps the strongest scientific backing: more than 1,000 animal and human studies conducted during the past 80 years. Research shows cellular benefits from calorie restriction start to kick in with just a [...]
Are you getting enough quality sleep? One of the biggest contributors to early aging is poor-quality sleep, according to Andrea Purcell, ND, Portal to Healing Naturopathic Clinic, Costa Mesa, CA. “Many people go to bed with lights on or surrounded by ambient light, which can interfere with sleep schedules and [...]
You know that feeling. You just had a very large, very filling dinner and you feel you couldn’t possibly eat one more bite of anything. But slowly, you get the feeling that something’s missing – something sweet.
Stretching feels good when you have tight muscles because it increases blood flow, but it’s also important for flexibility, range of motion and reduced risk of a muscle strain.
If you’re on a diet or at least conscious about what you’re eating, dining out can be a Catch-22.
Golfing is a great social sport to do with friends, family and colleagues.
If you’ve got a major sweet tooth, keeping candy bars, cake, cookies and ice cream out of your diet can be your main source of trouble.
We often picture professional athletes as muscular and meat-eating.