In the past half-century or so, the average American lifespan has pushed out from sixty-plus years to eighty-plus. And yet, as a recent piece in The New Yorker described, the buzz in research circles is about radically extending longevity with hi-tech interventions using stem cells or gene therapies. If we’re not thinking about how we can live as long as possible, in good health, then we’re missing the boat.
Need a reason to consider ‘going keto’? It can help turn down the dial on a number of chronic health conditions – think hypertension, diabetes, obesity – no prescription necessary. Here’s the skinny on why this fat-burning way to eat is so effective – and what to expect if you’re considering making the switch.
Far too many of us these days have had some experience with friends or loved ones who are dealing with Alzheimer’s and it’s heart-breaking physical, emotional and mental impact. Though many of us witness the disease at arm’s length, it’s hard not to think about the frightening specter of Alzheimer’s possibly affecting our own brains someday.
In the wellness world these days, there’s a new(ish) concept, labeled ‘autophagy’ that’s changing the way we think about health. And it may just be the key to slowing-down the aging process, enhancing our capacity to live longer and better. Interested?
Every day, we’re bombarded with the message: eat less, lose weight. Too bad, humans aren’t wired to voluntarily feel deprived all the time which is why standard-issue calorie-counting fails most dieters over the long haul. The truth is, more important than how much we eat is what we eat…