Eating for longevity

Would you like to live to age 90 or beyond? There are some daily practices that will increase your chances of doing so – and a healthy diet is one of the most important.

Around 440 BCE, the Greek physician Hippocrates said “Let food be thy medicine and let thy medicine be food.” While considering food as medicine remains a highly debated concept, many recent studies have demonstrated that food quantity, type, and timing are crucial for good health.

Longevity: Turning Back the Clock

Aging is something that most of us would like to deny. But really, it’s not growing old that kills us. Instead, it’s usually one of many “lifestyle” diseases such as certain types of cancers, Type II diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Unfortunately, most of the research dollars go to finding ways to fix these diseases (with pharmaceuticals and increasingly, unregulated nutraceuticals) instead of preventing them from occurring in the first place. So what happens to our bodies as we age, and what can we do to turn back the clock?

Flexibility vs Mobility:  What’s the difference, and how to get both

Flexibility and mobility: two commonly heard words in wellness that may, on the surface, seem interchangeable. In fact, they’re very different, yet interrelated – they’re both important in helping you move better. Read on to learn more.

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