Staying active as we age is vital for our brain health. But how many lazy (read “sitting”) hours a day are save to help our brain stay sharp?
Inflammation is one of the major contributors to our health problems and to accelerated aging. The good news is that we can do something about it, namely a.o. add some extra fiber to our diet. The question is whether the fiber source matters in this situation?
According to a recent study, the visual ultrasound of the heart (echocardiography) can reveal a higher risk of developing dementia. The study showed that the abnormal left atrial function and size (reservoir strain, conduit strain, and contractile strain), a condition known as atrial myopathy, increases risk of dementia, independently of atrial fibrillation. It is typically […]
Recent review of the existing studies highlighted that both high (daily/near daily) and low (> 2 times a week) frequency cannabis young users were 6 times more likely to develop schizophrenia compared to those who had never used cannabis. However, not all compounds of cannabis have such disasterious results on the mental health. A recent […]
Diet is our best medicine. What we eat has a big contribution to how we age. The results of a recent study is another scientific prove for that.
We know that cocoa, the pure form of chocolade, is an excellent superfood as it is packed with flavanols (antioxidants) that protect our cells from damage. So the logical question is, can cocoa help us with healthy aging by reducing inflammation, one of the main causes of age-related diseases?
According to a recent study, experiencing a mental-health issues in midlife might accelerate your aging. The study observed 1.037 participants born in 1972-73 in New Zealand. The investigated health issues were anxiety, depression, substance abuse and schizophrenia.
We know the common advice of living long and healthy. By saying ‘living long’ normally we understand living till 85-95 years old. But what about the extreme longevity? Why do some people manage to live 105+ years?
It seems that we can! According to a recent small study, it is possible to reverse your biological age by 3.23 years in just short 8 weeks time! All you have to do is to implement some simple dietary and lifestyle changes!
Have you ever heard of ergothioneine? It is the dietary amino acid that is present in high amounts in mushrooms and has a nickname – the “longevity vitamin”. Why? Because it’s an effective antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties that have been shown to reduce a number of chronic age-related diseases.