Original article appeared in National Geographic ~~ Valter Longo spent childhood summers in Molochio, the village in the Calabria region of southern Italy where his parents were born. It happens to have a high concentration of centenarians. Longo grew up to earn a Ph.D. in[...]

Original article from Harrison Healthcare As we age, the desire to live longer and healthier becomes increasingly important to us. Fortunately, the speed at which medical advances are being made is working in our favor. Researchers are uncovering ways for us to combat aging and[...]

Original NCOA article on Sleep & Weight Guide available HERE. Excerpt below. The science behind sleep and weight loss Sleep–or lack of it–can have wide-ranging impacts on how your body functions. Without sleep, your body can’t always regulate the hormone and energy systems that[...]

Original article from CNN A large new study by Harvard researchers suggests having just two servings of red meat per week increases risk for developing type 2 diabetes later in life, and the risk further increases with greater consumption, according to the study published Thursday[...]

Article courtesy of Juliette Frank for Emeran Mayer, MD According to the International Food Information Council, more than half of all Americans followed a diet in the past year, mainly with the goal to lose weight. The diet industry rakes in a collective 33 billion dollars[...]

Visit this video on YouTube The questions answered in this short 6-minute video are: What I Think About Probiotics & Which Probiotic Do I Recommend? Benefits of Consuming Probiotics & Which Types? Are Probiotic Health Claims By Companies Credible? Do Probiotics Provide a Healthy Gut[...]

Original article from Technology Networks A new study from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London has established that Intermittent Fasting (IF) is an effective means of improving long term memory retention and generating new adult hippocampal neurons in mice, in[...]

Article courtesy of The Urban Monk We’re Homo sapiens, not Neanderthals. Although the species diverged around 650,000 years ago, they also existed at the same time, and probably mated. However, we lived drastically different lifestyles, and eventually… Neanderthals died out. Neanderthals hunted – like the cavemen we picture in our minds[...]

Article courtesy of Science Daily ~ Gen X was born between 1965 and 1979 and is currently between 41-56 years old (65.2 million people in the U.S.) Gen Y were born between 1981 and 1994/6. They are currently between 25 and 40 years old (72.1 million in[...]

Article courtesy of LevelsHealth There’s no one-size-fits-all for a metabolically healthy diet. How we each respond to food goes beyond the macronutrient content of the food itself. You might respond well to bananas and have a big spike when you eat rice, while someone else may have the opposite response.[...]

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