aging


This Explains Why People Age at Different Rates

Negative thoughts may actually accelerate aging and shorten your life. But thankfully, healthful lifestyle practices can optimize your chances of living longer and better.


Can Eating Food Past Its Sell-By Date Really Shorten Your Lifespan?

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...


This Diet May Save You From Bone Loss

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.


Time-Restricted Eating: The Lost Key to Weight Loss?

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.


This Vitamin is the Answer to Pesky Summer Sun Spots (Bonus: It Reduces Wrinkles, Too)

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...


Magnesium Guards Your Brain Against Depression

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?


Study Reveals One Possible Way to Achieve “Super Ager” Status

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.


A Brain Health Risk Factor No One Saw Coming

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.


Dispel Aging Stereotypes for Better Memory and Hearing

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...


Are You Aging Faster Than Your Friends?

Scientists know now that outward appearances reflect internal health, and they have found that the rate at which a person ages can be determined in early adulthood.