When Americans were asked by the Pew Research Center whether they would like to live decades longer, to at least 120 years old, the majority said they, personally, would not.[i] Yet, when asked how long they’d like to live, 69 percent cited an age between 79 and 100. The median “ideal” life span was 90 years old … which i … Read More
A highly demanding job may not always seem like a good thing, but it may give you a coveted edge over your peers. I’m not talking about climbing the corporate ladder either. Research published in the journal Neurology found that people who do challenging work enjoy better protection against memory and cognitive decline in … Read More
Researchers from the Buck Institute for Age Research in California have revealed that the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) ibuprofen may act like the proverbial fountain of youth, at least as far as yeast, lab worms and fruit flies are concerned. The drug extended the lifespan of such creatures by 15 percent[i … Read More
Welcome to Secret #5 in our 5-part series on the 5 Most Powerful but Little-Known Anti-Aging Secrets. Also don’t miss Anti-Aging Secret #4 here … and watch our blog over the coming weeks for the other posts in this series!
Secret #5: Stress Management
If you’re stressed out, you’re going to age faster than you would otherw … Read More
Welcome to Secret #4 in our 5-part series on the 5 Most Powerful but Little-Known Anti-Aging Secrets. Also don’t miss Anti-Aging Secret #3 here … and watch our blog over the coming weeks for the other posts in this series!
Secret #4: Growth Hormones
Human growth hormone (HGH) is a protein made by your pituitary gland. It’s … Read More
#1 Secret: Enzymes
We will be publishing the top 5 secrets, each in their own devoted article. Today we reveal secret #1 ... enzymes. Enzymes are found in every cell in your body where they help your body carry out thousands of biological functions. At the most basic level, enzymes speed up processes in your body that would … Read More
Earlier this month, the world’s oldest man, Alexander Imich, died at 111 years old. A New Yorker who survived a labor camp in Russia and moved to the United States in 1951, Imich was described as having an "incredible curiosity about life.” … Read More
When you’re young your muscles continue to grow bigger and stronger, even if you put in very little effort. But by the time you reach 40, and by some estimates perhaps by the age of 30, your muscles will start to gradually lose tone and function. This process, known as sarcopenia (muscle loss with aging), can eat away up … Read More
The notion that your brain slows with age as a result of cognitive decline is accepted as fact. But new research suggests that becoming a bit slower in your thinking isn’t evidence of a decline at all, but rather may be indicative of a lifetime’s worth of accumulated knowledge.[i] … Read More
One of my good friends likes to say his hair is not going gray… it’s just running out of paint. :-) Scientifically speaking, he’s not that far off! As we age, our hair actually runs out of melanin, the same pigment that gives skin its color. Each hair follicle has a finite amount of melanin. As it runs out, the hair sl … Read More