Category Archives: Anti-Aging


Annual Cancer Deaths In The US

Annual Cancer Deaths In The US

The figures involving annual cancer deaths in the United States are astounding. According to the American Cancer Society, for 2001 there are a total of 553,400 annual cancer deaths in the US. The fourteen cancer killers are lung and bronchial cancer (157,400), cancer of the reproductive system cancer (58,500), colon cancer (48,100), breast cancer (40,600), […]

Our Biological Clock and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome – Part 1

Our Biological Clock and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome – Part 1

Our biological clock (BC) refers to the natural rhythm that certain bodily functions and activities follow. This includes our body temperature, level of alertness; sleep schedule, and endocrine activity. The biological clock or biological rhythm usually repeats in predictable cycles of time. The menstrual cycle, for example, occurs every twenty-eight days. Rhythms that follow a […]

Anti Free Radical Supplement – To Take or Not?

Anti Free Radical Supplement – To Take or Not?

According to a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association (2002;287:3127-9), all grown-ups should take a daily multivitamin. Two leading doctors, from Harvard University published this new report. This suggestion was put forth after much research was conducted. The research had proven that if we were to take a multivitamin or anti free radical supplement each day, our […]

The Traditional Mediterranean Diet

The Traditional Mediterranean Diet

The traditional Mediterranean diet is a cuisine that is rich in fruits, vegetables, grains and omega-3 fatty acids and low in saturated fats. It is a very good model for the anti-aging diet. This diet has been shown in studies to reduce the risk of heart disease, and is definitely beneficial for cancer prevention. The […]

Why Soy is Bad or Good for You

Why Soy is Bad or Good for You

Today, the soy industry has become a multi-billion dollar business. It attributes its huge success mainly to the anti-cholesterol and anti-meat gospels of current nutritional thought. It took a long time for soybeans to gain acceptance in the West as they were probably seen as conventional beans, and therefore cooked in the same way. However, […]

6 Months of Stamina Building Exercises Reverses 30 Years of Aerobic Decline

6 Months of Stamina Building Exercises Reverses 30 Years of Aerobic Decline

We have heard over and over again that exercise is good for you. However, a daily exercise routine with stamina building exercises can have great overall health benefits that are too important to ignore. A few of the benefits of doing regular cardiovascular exercises include better energy levels, improved mood, falling asleep easier and even […]

The Brain Reward System is a Major Factor in Obesity

The Brain Reward System is a Major Factor in Obesity

Obese people appear to have fewer brain receptors for dopamine, a chemical that helps to produce feelings of pleasure and satisfaction. This abnormal brain circuitry has also been found in people addicted to cocaine, alcohol and other drugs as it leads to what is known as the brain reward system. Scientists have discovered a brain […]

The Importance of Managing Work Stress

The Importance of Managing Work Stress

Managing work stress is not just a matter of mental well-being and having the ability to perform well at your job, it has implications on your health and the quality of your life in general. In a study of 75 men and women, UK experts noted that subjects showed steeper increases in the stress hormone […]

Excess Iron May Harm Blood Vessels

Excess Iron May Harm Blood Vessels

According to lead investigator Dr. Hidehiro Matsuoka, Kurume Medical School, excess iron may cause damage to the endothelium, the inner lining of blood vessels. This could lead to a hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis) and heart attack. Consuming high amounts of iron in the long term may increase the iron levels in the body. Experts […]

Why Take a Nutritional “Anti Aging Cocktail”?

Why Take a Nutritional “Anti Aging Cocktail”?

Nutritional supplementation is an important component of proper anti aging protocol. Many commercial supplement products, however, are sorely lacking in one way or another, either missing some important nutrients or imparting poor bioavailability that limits the benefits of the nutrients that are contained within. Taking a specially concocted anti aging cocktail composed of high quality supplements packs a more […]

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