While you can’t stop the relentless march of time, maintaining muscle strength may dramatically reduce the effects of aging on your body.
You probably know how important vitamin C is as an essential nutrient. Found in high concentrations in citrus fruits, berries and rose hips (the fruit of the rose plant), it plays a vital role in supporting your immune system and overall health. What you may not know is that vitamin C is also an essential...
According to nutrition experts the benefits of eating during a certain timespan include: reduced inflammation, increased detoxification, enhanced immunity, improved brain function, decreased risk of cancer and minimized effects of aging.
Negative thoughts may actually accelerate aging and shorten your life. But thankfully, healthful lifestyle practices can optimize your chances of living longer and better.
A 2013 article in Business Insider suggests a food's "sell by" date "doesn't mean much terms of sizing up a food's safety. But a new study out of Harvard University suggests that while safety may not be a concern, per se, the cellular stress caused by eating aged food can cause you to...
Postmenopausal women are at risk of losing bone mass, which increases their likelihood of fractures. Research shows that following a diet plentiful in anti-inflammatory foods may offer bone protection.
According to research, magnesium may curb symptoms of depression and it play a role in your mood and emotional state -- so why don't more doctors try magnesium therapy before resorting to dangerous drugs?
New research indicates that many older adults actually exhibit memory performance equivalent to that of much younger individuals. These older adults, dubbed ‘super agers,’ may one day help us to make major advances in understanding not only what drives memory loss, but also other forms of cognitive decline—such as dementia and other diseases.
Alzheimer’s disease prevention strategies often focus on diet and exercise. While these practices are very beneficial, sometimes people overlook another important factor that can affect their risk of the illness – attitudes.
There’s no question that everyone has their own views on aging. Some people believe they’ll be healthy, independent and content in their older years. Others worry that they’ll end up alone with no one to care for them. If you fall into the latter group, it may also affect your perception about your hearing...