Healthy Aging Articles

  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, bil... 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
Do you get the winter blues? As the nights get longer and darkness last longer, many people get SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder. The symptoms of SAD are seasonal and similar to depression and may include: Weight gain and increased appetite Increased sleep and daytime sleepiness Less energ... Read More
A spoonful of sugar may help the medicine go down, however the average American consumes about 150 pounds of sugar a year, and is thought to be responsible for the epidemic of obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is a combination of 2 or more of the following: high blood pres... Read More
Stress ages us and is a strong contributor to many of the chronic degenerative diseases of aging. So many people are in search of the fountain of youth through supplements, hormones, diet, exercise and other modalities. What if I were to tell you the secret lies within? With Thanksgiving coming a... Read More
Glutathione is your body’s most powerful antioxidant and has even been called “the master antioxidant because it resides inside every cell in your body and protects them and maximizes the activity of all the other antioxidants including vitamins C and E, CoQ10, alpha lipoic acid.” It removes t... Read More
Stress is your response to what is happening around you. While you don’t have control over what is, you have control over your response, which affects your hormones and health. Thinking can set off an adrenaline and cortisol surge that can have damaging effects on your health if left unchecked. Ha... Read More
While we may know what foods make us fat, an interesting article published in the New England Journal of Medicine, identified how fat they actually make us.  Many of you have experiences “waist creep.” Over the years a pound here and there adds up and you no longer fit in the same size.  So ... Read More
Americans love their burgers. How about pink slime and ammonia? I can’t get the image out of my mind when Jaime Oliver, a chef and food revolutionary, took all of the trimmings from a butchered cow that would normally be turned into dog food, sanitized it with ammonia, and made “pink slime” wh... Read More