Category: Anti-Aging

Aging with Muscle

/ Posted 04.20.2014

I often recommend phosphatidylserine to bodybuilders, especially aging ones. Studies have shown that this soy lipid helps control the body’s … continue reading

A Bodybuilding Portfolio

/ Posted 04.19.2014

When you were just a little guy or gal, your idea of a good investment might have been spending your … continue reading

Watermelon and Muscles

/ Posted 01.26.2014

l-citrulline, an amino acid shown in previous studies to reduce muscle soreness, is found abundantly in watermelons, as well as … continue reading

Exercise Reorganizes the Brain

/ Posted 01.23.2014

There has been a discrepancy in research related to the effect of exercise on the brain—namely, that exercise reduces anxiety … continue reading

Is Anti-Aging Research One Big Lie?

The latest research on eggs—the whole egg, not just the white—shows that they do not raise cholesterol levels and can … continue reading

Take Charge

Clarence “Ripped” Bass’ new book, Take Charge—Fitness at the Edge of Science, is mostly a collection and analysis of recent … continue reading

Testosterone Raises Insulin Sensitivity

/ Posted 12.08.2013

Giving testosterone to men with type 2 diabetes who are deficient in the hormone improved their insulin sensitivity, report researchers … continue reading

Isolation and Loneliness Raise Death Risk

/ Posted 11.11.2013

While a number of studies have suggested that both social isolation and loneliness are associated with increased risk of death, … continue reading

4 Optimistic Characteristics

Positive people tend to be happier and live longer—so say recent studies. So what are the characteristics of an optimist? … continue reading

Beef Up to Maintain Muscle

/ Posted 08.18.2013

Sarcopenia, or the gradual loss of muscle mass, is a common consequence of aging and can be a significant risk … continue reading

No Need to Lift Heavy for More Muscle and Youthfulness

Heavy weights are not necessary or even desirable when it comes to getting all the benefits of resistance workouts—and that … continue reading

Meditate for Lasting Brain Change

/ Posted 07.12.2013

A number of previous studies have suggested that meditation training improves practitioners’ emotional regulation. While neuroimaging studies have found that … continue reading

The Real Fountain of Youth

/ Posted 07.09.2013

My 40th birthday, which took place a few years ago, was a pretty significant turning point for me, as it … continue reading

Anti-Aging Mineral

Telomres, according to an article in the August ’12 Whole Health Insider, are the end-caps on chromosomes that prevent the … continue reading

The Zinc Link

/ Posted 04.08.2013

A number of studies have established that zinc is essential to protect against oxidative stress and help repair DNA damage. In … continue reading

Magnesium and Mortality

/ Posted 02.24.2013

Data from a long-term study of nearly 60,000 people suggest that increasing the amount of magnesium in the diet could … continue reading

The Sugar-Cancer Connection

Lately researchers have made a lot of connections between sugar and cancer. Insulin surges and sugar consumption have been linked … continue reading

Vitamin A May Reduce Skin Cancer Risk

/ Posted 02.21.2013

Previous laboratory studies suggest that increased consumption of vitamin A and carotenoids helps protect against melanoma. Maryam Asgari and colleagues … continue reading

Physical Activity Essential to Prolong Life

/ Posted 01.31.2013

Reporting that the global mortality burden of physical inactivity stands at more than 5.3 million deaths annually and is similar … continue reading

Jog to Live Longer

/ Posted 01.20.2013

For more than three decades, jogging has been a popular exercise, but some are now debating the potential risks of … continue reading

Red Wine Compounds Aid Gut Health

/ Posted 11.29.2012

Prebiotic compounds are nondigestible substances with a beneficial physiological effect, selectively stimulating the favorable activity of beneficial bacteria within the … continue reading

A Revolutionary Study

/ Posted 11.28.2012

We would like to share a study that can only be described as “revolutionary” in its impact for senior citizens. … continue reading

What You Need to Know About Magnesium and Mortality

/ Posted 11.20.2012

Data from a long-term study of nearly 60,000 people suggest that increasing the amount of magnesium in the diet could … continue reading

Sadness: The Road to Recovery

No question that depression is rampant in America. Antidepressants are the number-one prescription drug in this country for adults under … continue reading

Insulin Intel

Mental maladies, such as dementia, are becoming more and more prevalent in older people. One reason could be too many … continue reading

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