Chamomile Tea Linked to Longevity

ThinkstockPhotos-484545828Love chamomile tea? You’ll probably love it even more after hearing about the results of this study. Why? Because a recent investigation conducted by the University of Texas showed that chamomile may actually help extend life. The results of the study were published in the journal The Gerontologist. Chamomile Tea Linked to a 29% Decreased Risk of Death Chamomile is one of the most popular herbs on the planet. And for READ MORE

Science’s Promising New Hope Against Skin Aging

If you’re over 50, you may be seeing more skin aging than you want to.  You look into expensive creams and treatments that, although they may help, don’t really offer a lasting effect.  But take heart.  In about 2 years, a brand product to fight skin aging could be available commercially.  Let me tell you about it… Scientists Find a New Method To Block Skin Aging Many READ MORE

Good Brain Health Equals A Young, Vibrant You!

When I discuss fitness with my patients, they’re often surprised when I tell them they need to also consider the fitness of their brain too. Many people don’t know that a healthy brain not only helps sharpen their memory but it also helps prevent other diseases as well. Today, I’d like to share with you some things I recommend to my patients to keep their brain READ MORE

Okinawa: The Land of Longevity

Exploring the world’s blue zones (or, "longevity hot spots") provides clues as to why certain people live longer than others. Currently, there are five locations that hold world records. Okinawa, a small island off the coast of mainland Japan, is a model of good health. The average life expectancy is 81.2 (the longest in the world), and they have the highest global rate of centenarians, about 35 for READ MORE

These 3 Healthy Habits Fight Mental Decline

One of the biggest fears my patients have about getting older is losing their mental sharpness.  But, the truth is, mental decline is not a “given” of getting older.  Rather, it’s a consequence, or the end result, of not safeguarding your overall health.  That’s why I’d like to tell you about 3 simple ways you can greatly reduce your risk of mental decline… Slow Mental READ MORE

Apple Polyphenols and Longevity

In the last year alone, scientists from three different laboratories have published studies that demonstrate how polyphenol molecules derived from apples extend life span in various species by as much as 12%. These researchers are unraveling the various mechanisms of action that give apple polyphenols such promise as anti-aging nutrients. Initial findings show that apple polyphenols modulate multiple signaling molecules to delay the onset of age-related disorders. READ MORE

4 Power Seeds That Fight Diseases of Aging

Today’s complex techno-world is full of man-made processed foods, synthetic medicines, and artificial replicas of just about everything.  Yet, there are 4 of Nature’s superpower foods that you can still turn to for good health, especially as you get older.  Here’s what they are… Super Seeds:  4 of Nature’s Best Anti-Aging, Health Boosting Foods It’s hard to find one man-made super food, let alone 4, that READ MORE

Older and Lacking Confidence? This Can Give it Back

Psychologists say we all have periods of low self-esteem in our lives.  Starting in your young teen years to about age 18, self-esteem seems to be at its lowest.  It then drops off in the intervening years but comes back for an encore past age 60.  Oddly enough, both teenagers and seniors share at least one of the same factors that create low self-esteem.  Let READ MORE

Whole Grains May Extend Life

For obvious reasons many people have opted to go grain free — celiac disease being the most common reason. But for others who don’t have gluten intolerance or other issues related to grains, the omission may be a costly one. At least that is what the results of a recent study imply. The study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, found that a diet rich in whole grains may lower the READ MORE

Enhance Your Health With Disease-Busting Spices

Lately, I’ve been cooking at home more often. And honestly I don’t miss the restaurant food. There are many good things that come along with cooking in your own kitchen. First, its fun!  Secondly, you get to choose the menu and food ingredients to make sure that everything you consume is the freshest and healthiest possible. I’ve been using a lot of different spices. I learned that READ MORE
What Do FoodTrients Do?
anti-inflamatory Anti-Inflammatory
Reduces inflammation process in cells, tissues, and blood vessels, helping to slow aging and reduce risk of long-term disease.
anti-oxidant Anti- oxidant
Prevents and repairs oxidative damage to cells caused by free radicals.
immunity-booster Immunity Boosters
Support the body’s resistance to infection and strengthen immune vigilance and response.
mind Mind
Enhancers encourage vibrant skin and hair and improve mood and mental agility.
disease-preventing Disease Prevention
Reduces risk factors for common degenerative and age-related diseases.