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15 02, 2017

What Makes People Happy?

By | February 15th, 2017|Featured, Health & Wellness, Preventative Care|

Happiness is often cited as a key determinant in longevity. Studies of centenarians show that having a positive outlook contributes to hitting the 100-year mark, and that living a healthy and happy life can help prevent illness and delay death. The Origins of Happiness study presented at the London School of Economics well-being conference in [...]

13 02, 2017

Are You Getting Enough R & R?

By | February 13th, 2017|Anti-Aging, Beauty, Featured, Health & Wellness, Preventative Care|

You know the importance of getting enough sleep. But did you know that getting enough rest and relaxation while awake is equally important to health? We’ve all had those days when we’ve clocked in our 8 hours of shut-eye, but still drag through the day feeling exhausted. That’s because we aren’t balancing work with rest, [...]

8 02, 2017

Coffee May Increase Telomere Length

By | February 8th, 2017|Anti-Aging, Beauty, Featured, Health & Wellness, Nutrition|

Before we delve into the latest coffee research—spoiler alert: good news for all you coffee lovers out there—let’s set the stage with some telomere talk. Telomeres are the DNA end-caps of our chromosomes. Just like the plastic tips on the end of shoelaces, telomeres protect our chromosomes from “fraying,” which would impair an organism’s genetic [...]

6 02, 2017

Carnosine for Heart and Brain Health

By | February 6th, 2017|Featured, Health & Wellness, Preventative Care|

L-carnosine, or simply carnosine, is an antioxidant compound made up of the amino acids alanine and histidine. Your body produces carnosine, storing it mainly in your skeletal muscles, the lenses of your eyes, and your brain and nervous systems. As we age, levels of carnosine decline. Studies show that carnosine-rich diets and supplementation with high [...]

1 02, 2017

What Type of Exercise Is Best for Longevity?

By | February 1st, 2017|Exercise, Featured, Health & Wellness|

So, we’ve convinced you that exercising regularly can extend your lifespan, but what type of exercise is best for longevity benefits? A new study published November 28th in the British Journal of Sports Medicine reveals the best type of exercise for decreasing your risk of death from heart disease or all-cause mortality. High-Intensity Wins the [...]

30 01, 2017

Is Inflammation Keeping You Fat?

By | January 30th, 2017|Exercise, Health & Wellness|

Inflammation and fat have a very cozy relationship. Excess fat provokes chronic and systemic inflammation, while inflammation in turn, keeps the body from burning the fat! It’s a never-ending cycle, unless you make a concerted effort to subdue the inflammation and burn through the fat once and for all. We have some tips below, but [...]

25 01, 2017

The Anti-Cancer Compounds in Vegetables

By | January 25th, 2017|Nutrition, Preventative Care|

When it comes to cancer-protective power, cruciferous and non-cruciferous vegetables actually complement each other, which is why your diet should include an ample abundance of both. That means eating copious amounts of broccoli, celery, parsley, Brussels sprouts, kale and the like, which are celebrated for their anti-cancer properties, courtesy of four standout compounds. Let’s take a [...]

23 01, 2017

One More Reason to Keep Stress Under Control

By | January 23rd, 2017|Health & Wellness|

Life is hectic, and more often than not we operate to the rhythm of stress, at least on a low hum. Stress affects every aspect of our physical and mental health. Studies show that stress is a major contributor to life-threatening health problems such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. Two new [...]

18 01, 2017

Too Much Protein?

By | January 18th, 2017|Nutrition|

Want strong bones, healthy skin, and robust muscles? Eat your protein! Research indicates that protein can help speed up your metabolic processes, encourage weight loss, and keep you healthy overall. But don’t go overboard. Studies also show that too much protein may do more harm than good, particularly on your heart. Protein’s Effect on Your [...]

15 01, 2017

Fiber for Gut Health

By | January 15th, 2017|Nutrition|

There’s no doubt about it: fiber is crucial to optimal health, particularly digestive health. Fiber helps ease constipation, promotes a healthy weight, and even helps to lower your risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes. But until now, scientists didn’t have such a clear picture on the effect of different types of fiber on gut health. [...]