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Why Relationships Are the Secret to Healthy Ageing

Plenty of exercise. Healthy food. Positive attitude. Plain old good luck. There's lots of advice out there about how to keep body and brain in optimal shape as the years roll by. But Louis Cozolino, professor of psychology at Pepperdine University, is deeply engaged with another idea. In "Timeless: Nature's Formula for Health and Longevity", he emphasises the positive impact of human relationships.

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8 Fitness Tips That Are Doing More Harm Than Good

If you've been working out for any length of time or simply following the trends in exercise, you know there is no shortage of conflicting and confusing advice. It can be a struggle to separate fitness fact from fiction. An article published in Business Insider sought to address 15 of the biggest exercise myths.

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Once You Learn This You’ll Never Throw Out the Avocado Pit Again

From antiseptic mouthwash to natural deodorant, tea tree oil is an essential oil with a multitude of uses and benefits. It tends to be pale yellow or colourless, with an aroma that is similar to eucalyptus or camphor and boasts antibacterial, antiprotozoal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties. Here’s a deep-dive into all that it can do.

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MT Biologists show that fasting can boost stem cell regeneration and help digestive function

New research into fasting is making a case that age-related decline in stem cell regeneration can be reversed by a 24-hour fast. When intestinal stem cells work well, the body can recover from gastrointestinal infections or other conditions that affect digestive function.

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The Search for Extended Youth and Extreme Longevity

Telomeres were first discovered in the 1930s. Every cell in your body contains a nucleus, and inside the nucleus are the chromosomes that contain your genes. The chromosome is made up of two arms, and each arm contains a single molecule DNA, which looks like a string of beads made up of units called bases.

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Cannabis May Help Rejuvenate the Aging Brain and Ward Off Dementia

Regardless of your views on the pros and cons of recreational marijuana, the body of scientific evidence about the medicinal value of cannabis is getting more compelling as additional research is done. The cannabinoids in cannabis — cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) — interact with your body by way of naturally-occurring cannabinoid receptors embedded in cell membranes throughout your body.

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Study Shows How Eating Leafy Greens Slows Brain Ageing and Improves Cognitive Function

More scientific research has surfaced that shows why you should eat your greens. A study out of Rush University Medical Center claims that eating green leafy vegetables on a daily basis could keep your mind years, even decades younger as the brain ages.

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A Free Way To Reclaim Your Vigour, No Matter What Your Age

Most people take the sun rising every day for granted and do not appreciate the full extent of the role it plays in life on Earth. When it comes to living with vitality, being disease-free, and recovering faster from exercise, there is no pill, food, or any new product or trend that matches the quantum healing properties of the sun.

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The Sun’s Health Benefits Go Way Beyond Vitamin D

We humans desire to soak up some solar rays. But no, we keep being told: the threat of skin cancer makes this potentially lethal. Now however, scientists are discovering the positive side to sun-worshipping: statistically, getting a good dose of sunshine makes us live longer, healthier and happier lives.

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The People in Okinawa, Japan Don’t Live Longer and Happier By Accident
In places like Loma Linda, California, Costa Rica, the islands of Okinawa, Sardinia, and Greece’s Ikaria, people are living healthier, happier, and longer than anywhere else in the world. These locations are called “Blue Zones.”

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Buddhist Monks Offer Key To Fighting What Makes Us Old Before Our Time
For most of my adult life, I have been in close association with monks and nuns, and I have watched many of them grow old and pass away. Surprisingly, I have never seen a practising monastic develop Alzheimer’s or dementia. This is a phenomenon I have given a lot of thought to, and I think the medical community is not paying enough attention to it. Why do elderly monks and nuns remain so sharp right up until the moment of passing? I think for the answer to this question we have to look at their daily schedules.

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20 Health Benefits of Fasting for Whole Body Wellness
Fasting has been recognised for its many health benefits dating back to Hippocrates. These benefits extend to everything from better weight management, improved cardiovascular health, healthier blood composition, and better cell recycling, among many others.

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  Turmeric Produces ‘Remarkable’ Recovery in Alzheimer’s Patients  

Turmeric Produces ‘Remarkable’ Recovery in Alzheimer’s Patients

Turmeric has been used in India for over 5,000 years, which is likely why still today both rural and urban populations have some of the lowest prevalence rates of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in the world. A recent study on patients with AD found that less than a gram of turmeric daily, taken for three months, resulted in ‘remarkable improvements.’

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  Superageing: why some 80 year olds have the memory capacity of 20 year olds  

Superageing: why some 80 year olds have the memory capacity of 20 year olds

If you're unfamiliar with the term "superageing," you are likely to begin hearing more about it in the coming years as scientists and researchers delve into the phenomenon.

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  Walking can improve memory and reverse muscle loss  

Walking can improve memory and reverse muscle loss

As the saying goes, it's not growing old that causes a person to lose mobility, but rather a lack of mobility that causes a person to grow old. And a new study out of Yale University affirms this, having found that staying mobile is the key to improving memory and both preventing and reversing muscle loss.

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Stress, Telomeres, and the Secret to Prevent Aging

Stress is hard on you and your brain. Chronic stress can lead to depression, anxiety, poor decision-making, sleeplessness, and impaired memory. It can literally cause your brain to shrink! But now it looks like the damage done by stress is even more serious than most people realise. Stress actually leads to premature aging on a cellular level causing cells in both your body and your brain to commit suicide prematurely. To understand how this happens, we need to take a look at a part of your chromosomes called telomeres.

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Scientists identify six chemicals from plant extracts that can slow down biological ageing and boost longevity

Everybody ages, but not everyone ages equally. The tick of our chronological clock doesn't always match the tick of our biological clock. And although ageing is inevitable, a group of Canadian researchers claim to have discovered the six best natural compounds that can slow down the ageing process and boost longevity.

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Baby Boomer or elder? You CAN prevent mental decline as you age

A review of studies that have aimed to prevent cognitive decline, including dementia and Alzheimer's disease, has found little to no evidence that Big Pharma's pills offer any help at all. However, the study, which was just published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), did conclude something does appear to work when it comes to keeping aging minds healthy.

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– Preschools in Nursing Homes Give New Life to Elderly Residents

Ageing can have a lot of issues attached to it: The body is no longer at the top of its game and gravity is slowly but surely drawing the body down to its final resting place. We try not to complain, but Bette Davis probably said it best: Old age is no place for sissies.

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Miracle ‘grass’ encourages longevity while dispelling disease

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. Often referred to as 'miracle grass,' jiaogulan has a long history of use.

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