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Standing increases longevity and builds telomeres

2/26/2015 - Standing up is good for your health. People who stand live longer and have longer telomeres, an indicator of good health and longevity. Sitting is tied to disease and aging. Research has now shown that standing instead of sitting can prevent telomere shortening. Circuit training is also recommended,...

5 ways to increase your longevity and quality of life

9/4/2014 - Deep down, we all have a deeply rooted desire to live a long and high quality life. Modern medicine is certainly enabling us to live longer, but often at a cost that creates a much lower quality of life. So how do we live a longer life and also enjoy the high quality that we all wish we could capture,...

Latest study shows link between vegetarian diet and longevity, also notes environmental benefits

7/20/2014 - There are many reasons why one makes a certain dietary choice. From hoping to heal a specific health condition to seeking to avoid some of the dangers known to exist in many food manufacturing methods (or both), several people embrace a vegetarian lifestyle. However, others have said that such a lifestyle...

Switching to a vegetarian diet can increase longevity by 20 percent and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions

7/2/2014 - Saving the planet and extending one's lifespan in the process could be as simple as switching to a vegetarian diet, according to a new study out of California. Researchers from Loma Linda University say that sticking with fruits, vegetables, beans and nuts rather than meat products may help boost longevity...

Secrets of Longevity Yoga

9/9/2013 - There actually is a Fountain of Youth. We do not, however, have to trek into some deep Amazonian forest to find it. The living spring of bodily rejuvenation is located in the human body itself. Contemporary hatha yoga practice is intended to serve the balance and flexibility of the body. The regular...

Positive mental states encourage health and longevity - Research

8/1/2013 - According to current research, gratitude and appreciation aren't just pleasant emotions, both offer tangible health benefits as well. The HeartMath Institute in California has taken these findings a step further, providing a systematic approach for cultivating true appreciation - which ultimately reduces...

'Miracle grass' encourages longevity while dispelling disease

10/13/2012 - More potent than ginseng, jiaogulan is a powerful antidote to aging, cancer, cardiovascular disease, stress and fatigue. It even helps to maintain proper weight. Known as an immortality elixir, this herb has been used for centuries throughout Asia. Jiaogulan is a top notch tonic for modern life too...

Eat less for longer, healthier lives

10/2/2012 - Diet, as a major environmental factor, has been shown to have a profound effect on many aspects of health. Specifically caloric restriction (CR) has been shown to expand the maximal lifespan of many species. While CR has not been proven to increase lifespan in humans, CR has also been shown to delay...

Increase longevity - Start volunteering for the right reasons

10/14/2011 - If living a longer and healthier life interests you - you may want to consider lending a helping hand a bit more. People, who regularly volunteer and for the pure satisfaction of helping others, were shown to improve their longevity compared both to their non-volunteering counterparts and, better yet,...

A slower metabolism has been linked to increased longevity

7/8/2011 - In our superficial society products, pills, and programs claiming to boost your metabolism generate a lot of revenue. The general population wants to increase their metabolism, so they can eat whatever they choose and still lose weight. While this scenario may sound great, it is not the path to health...

Happy people live healthier, longer lives

4/25/2011 - Happy people have an advantage over unhappy ones--they may be healthier and may live longer. An extensive review of literature using seven types of evidence indicates that high subjective well-being (SWB), such as life satisfaction, optimism, and positive emotions, causes better health and longevity....

The vital role of antioxidants in achieving optimium health and longevity

2/11/2011 - Let's start with a basic truth: There are NO magic bullets! For over 40 years, I have taught tens of thousands of people the benefits of natural healing, including how to slow down, stop and reverse dis-ease. Although there is no one way or one pill that will ever help anyone achieve optimum health,...

Twelve top experts speak out about health, fitness and longevity

1/7/2011 - A little over two years ago, I was invited to be part of a content creation project involving over a dozen experts who teamed up to create what came to be called The People's Guide to Health, Happiness and Longevity. The producer of the content was none other than Craig Pepin-Donat, who has since gone...

Bee Pollen - Eat to prolong longevity and reverse nutritional deficiencies

11/21/2010 - Bee pollen can be described as one of the most nutritious foods on the planet. It has been referred to as a "Nature`s fountain of youth" because it provides so many health benefits. It may even be a cure for certain health problems. Bee pollen has been used for thousands of years. It was used by...

Amino acids are latest in growing list of nutrients shown to extend life span

11/3/2010 - Researchers are zeroing in on specific nutrients and natural therapies that not only can prevent and heal disease but promote longevity. For example, as NaturalNews previously reported, a research team from Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc., and LifeGen Technologies found that Cordyceps sinensis (Cs-4), a traditional...

Chi: Discover Your Source of Health, Healing and Longevity, Part II

9/14/2010 - In part II of this series we're going to continue to discover more about chi as the source of health, healing and longevity. We'll find out if it's real and just what it is and discover why it is so important. Even as modern science has come to understand, all life has one major common non-physical...

Resveratrol promotes health and longevity; study shows it suppresses inflammation, free radicals

8/12/2010 - Resveratrol, a phytochemical found in red grapes, grape juice and red wine, has been shown to prolong life in yeast and animals because of its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. But does that mean it has the same effects on the human body? University at Buffalo (UB) endocrinologists have...

Top ten things to love about Vilcabamba Ecuador, the Valley of Longevity

6/16/2010 - If you love perfect year-round weather and enjoying your own locally-grown foods, you'll love Vilcabamba, Ecuador. I lived there, on and off, for over two years, and in that time I came to know many of the people, places and cultural highlights of Vilcabamba. In this story, I'll share with you some...

Chi: Discover Your Source of Health, Healing and Longevity, Part I

5/1/2010 - In this world of ever increasing lies and half truths in the fields of health and medicine, more and more people are coming to see that the true answers to these issues lie not in some new drug, surgical technique or technology but in natural cures, nutrition and exercise. But there is yet one other...

Viktoras Kulvinskas Part III: Learning Longevity and Nutrition from Cultures around the World

9/18/2009 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Rawkathon, which can be found at http://www.Rawkathon.com. In this excerpt, Viktoras Kulvinskas shares on what we can learn about longevity and living nutrition from other cultures around the world. Rawkathon with Viktoras Kulvinskas. Viktoras Kulvininskas...

He Shou Wu is the Most Amazing Longevity Herb of All

8/6/2009 - Out of about 10,000 Chinese medicinal plants only about 60 belong to the class of Superior Tonic Herbs. Out of these 60 herbs He Shou Wu is the most amazing longevity tonic of all. It is widely used in Chinese herbal medicine as a tonic to prevent premature aging by tonifying the Kidney and Liver functions....

Resveratrol Improves Health and Longevity in Aging Mice on a High-Calorie Diet

9/22/2008 - Such important information should not be downplayed by the mass media. Yet that is exactly what just transpired. Instead, the headlines read: "Resveratrol Found to Improve Health, But Not Longevity in Aging Mice on Standard Diet". In other words, they chose not to report the most important outcome from...

Chinese Herbal Medicine: The Longevity Factor and on Living to 197 Years

9/12/2008 - With all of the marvelous inner-workings of the herbal TCM system (traditional Chinese medicine system) and its powerful and complex systematic energy formulas for healing practically anything, it is still the longevity factors of a few single tonic herbs that amaze me the most. Of about 9,000 TCM...

The Most Potent Intervention Known to Increase Longevity Revealed

7/19/2008 - Recent research is showing that Mother Nature does not look favorably on people who eat more than their fair share. People who overeat restrict their longevity and subject themselves to chronic and debilitating diseases. In fact, as unpleasant as this may sound, the most potent intervention known to...

Review: The People's Guide to Health, Happiness and Longevity Reveals Life Enhancement Secrets of 12 Top Experts

6/6/2008 - For the last several months, I've been collaborating with renowned author, entrepreneur and content creator Craig Pepin-Donat on a unique, high-density content program that's just been announced this week. It's called The People's Guide to Health, Happiness and Longevity, and it features twelve audio...

New longevity research center launched to study supercentenarians

10/10/2006 - A new organization meant to study supercentenarians -- people over the age of 110 -- has taken a bold new step. Former CEO of the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Doros Platika will become the chairman of the Supercentenarian Research Foundation, a new organization created to research why supercentenarians...

Food additive inhibits longevity enzyme in yeast, increases cell toxicity, new study finds (press release)

9/12/2006 - A common additive found in food and cosmetics has been found to inhibit the activity of sirtuins, enzymes associated with lifespan control in yeast and other organisms, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley. The...

Questioning the safety of synthetic human growth hormone (HGH)

6/8/2005 - As many middle-aged adults unfortunately know all too well, aging is often accompanied by weight gain. As Gary Null writes in Power Aging, "In fact, each year after the age of forty, a pound of fat replaces a pound of muscle. This means that by the time you are fifty, ten pounds of your muscle have...

Anti-aging medicine promises miraculous results from HGH injections, but here's how to really regain a youthful body and mind

7/28/2004 - If you want to drive your doctor nuts, just tell him that you are visiting an anti-aging medical clinic and will be receiving injections of human growth hormone, or HGH. Most doctors will roll their eyes and throw up their hands in disgust at the very idea that their patients would be visiting anti-aging...

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