Healthy Aging Articles

Oxytocin It’s true that love heals. Just think of those good feelings when you fell in love. There is a desire to bond, connect, protect, be with, have sex with and cuddle with your mate. If you are feeling isolated, lonely, and anxious, you may be deficient in oxytocin, a hormone that has man... Read More
Cholesterol particles Did you know that the LDL cholesterol on a routine lab test is a calculated value and not really measured? Yet, research has shown that the number, size and type of particle is more predictive of risk than just the calculated value. If 2 people had an LDL value of 100, one p... Read More
Do you have a high homocysteine level? Are you prone to depression? Is your decision-making capacity not what it used to be? Do you have a history or family history of Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, heart disease, glaucoma, colon cancer, leukemia, artery blockages, or spina... Read More
In Real Estate it’s location, location, location – do you have to move to live longer? In medicine, it’s lifestyle, lifestyle, lifestyle. The American Academy of Anti Aging and Regenerative Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health have found that the anti-aging lifestyle can add 24... Read More
Cells must divide to regenerate and repair tissue. The length of your telomeres determines how many times it can divide. Telomeres are tips at the end of your DNA strands. Just like the tips on shoelaces. Once they are gone, the DNA strands are no longer protected; they “fray” and cells stop div... Read More
I am nuts about nuts. One and a half ounces of tree nuts a day can keep the doctor away. These nuggets of nutrients not only provide you with monounsaturated and Omega 3 fatty acids, antioxidant flavonoids and cholesterol lowering phytosterols, a recent study showed they have a variety of health ben... Read More
Do you want to reboot your system and eliminate bloating, and lose weight?  Toxins, enzyme inefficiency and food intolerance can be the culprit. Give your system a rest from digesting processed and toxic foods and nourish your liver and gastrointestinal tract.  The result will be newfound energy a... Read More
  Statins You need it to make every cell in your body, hormones such as estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, cortisol and DHEA , as well as, Vitamin D and bile acids. Wouldn’t you say that these are essential to life? Not having enough cholesterol to make these essential hormones, bile an... Read More
Who would have guessed this non sexy, oldie but goodie food can be so beneficial to your health and can be the best cure for what ails you. Fiber is a complex carbohydrate that has the parts of plants that cannot be digested. It is composed of both soluble and insoluble forms. Soluble fiber draws wa... Read More