In general, those who reach age one hundred in good health have stayed active or very active into old age. There are of course exceptions. If you look at centenarians, or even just within your own extended family, you will likely find someone who beat the odds: eating whatever they wanted, seldom exercising, yet making it to a ripe old age.
Are you entering vacation mode? Travel rates are higher than they were in 2019 (pre-pandemic)! With all of the fun that travel brings, it also poses risks for health, be it fatigue, circadian rhythm disruption, or dry skin – but luckily, we can easily combat and avoid many of these risks. With this in mind, here are some tips to promote health on your journey.
How well you age is largely under your control, with genetics thought to be responsible for just 25% of your health. What that means is that incorporating healthy behaviors now is an excellent way help slow your aging roll over time, boost longevity and sidestep many of the problems that can take the life out of your lifespan. How create a better and longer ‘healthspan’? One of the simplest and most effective ways is to do it is to harness the health-boosting power of hormesis.
Many people are aware that the human body is made up of microscopic cells. However, not everyone is aware that you can take steps to maintain your health on a cellular level. Cellular health is a modern approach to wellness that involves supporting your body’s health by keeping your cells abundant and thriving.
What is alpha lipoic acid (ALA) and why should you care? ALA is a fatty acid produced in our cells and found in small amounts in certain foods. It helps turn nutrients into energy, protect our cells from damage, combat inflammation and prevent the processes of aging. As we age, the amount of ALA our bodies produce declines – so ensuring proper levels promotes health. Here are some of the benefits of ALA.
Practicing medicine is fascinating and rewarding work – but, unfortunately, the mainstream medical ‘system’ often interferes with the mission of health and healing. Here's my vision of the future of medicine.