Telomere Length

Telomeres are protective caps at the end of DNA strands called chromosomes, which house our genome, our genetic material. In young humans, it’s length is 8000 to 10,000 nucleotides long. Telomere’s length, however, shortens with every cell division until it ultimately stops dividing or it dies. Why is this important? The longer your telomere is…

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Signs of Poor Nutrition

We all have to eat. But if what we eat is unhealthy, you can’t expect to get much nourishment from it. Consuming a lot of unhealthy food can also raise your risk of heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, and much more. In order for your body to function well, you need to eat nutrient-dense foods, not…

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Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalance

Produced in the endocrine glands, hormones help regulate many of the major bodily processes. Hormones tell your body what to do and when to do it, and help keep the body in tune and functioning correctly. Unfortunately, as we age, things can go out of whack, and hormonal imbalance can occur, causing you to have…

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Natural Ways to Increase Glutathione

Found in virtually every cell of the human body, glutathione is critical in the body’s detoxification process. Glutathione is comprised of three amino acids – glutamate, cysteine, and glycine – and is naturally produced in the body. Great for detoxification, the highest concentration of glutathione can be found in the liver, and plays several roles…

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Avoid Collagen Depletion

A natural protein that our bodies produce, collagen is something that we depend on to keep our hair strong, bones healthy, our skin plump, our joints lubricated, and our digestive system in check. When we are young, our bodies produce ample amounts of it when we are young, but unfortunately, collagen production decreases as we…

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Turmeric Face Mask Recipe

Many of us are aware of the powerful spice turmeric, a prized condiment that can be found in your kitchen cabinet. A flavorful spice, turmeric has many health benefits when used with food, but turmeric’s benefits go past ingestion. Not just for cooking, turmeric is also used in alternative skin care products, ones that you…

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Strength Training Benefits

Weight lifting is not just picking up heavy, cumbersome objects and putting them down many times. The science behind the impact of weightlifting is well known and researched. But, the positive results of weightlifting are often not mentioned, besides the obvious benefit of looking good and having muscular tone and definition. Beneath the surface of…

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Coffee Health Benefits

Inflammation is a healing process. This is only in the case of a short-term response. Long-term fluid buildup in body tissue contributes to many issues later in life. And chronic inflammation is more common as we continue to eat processed foods and live sedentary lifestyles. As we age, that inflammation can age our bodies faster.…

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High Fat Diet

  Living to a long age is the great goal, being able to experience the most that life has to offer is the outcome. But the only way to live long is to practice healthy habits. Those healthy habits differ from person to person. In the case of Emma Marson, an 117-year old woman from…

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