Fascinating new research out of Drexel University suggests that restoring balance to certain epigenetic enzymes might reinstate memory and lead us closer to a potential therapy for Alzheimer’s disease. This devastating type of dementia causes issues with memory, cognition, and behavior. Could epigeneticshelp reverse symptoms and bring back cognitive abilities in those with Alzheimer’s? The … Continue reading Could We Reverse Alzheimer’s Symptoms by Restoring Epigenetic Balance?
When we use the word “metabolism,” we are usually referring to resting metabolic rate, which is the amount of energy (calories) that the body requires per day for its basic functions at rest. Most people believe that it is desirable to raise their metabolism, because they will burn more calories and consequently lose weight. Having … Continue reading Slow metabolism linked to longevity
Studies have shown that exercise can help ward off heart disease and cancer, and now new research shows that the reason why may be found within cells themselves. Endurance athletes had longer telomeres -- DNA at the tips of chromosomes that protect the cell -- in their white blood cells than healthy, nonsmoking adults who … Continue reading Exercise Guards White Blood Cells Against Aging
Jasmine sambac has been known for its abundant health benefits and medicinal uses for thousands of years. Although native to Southeast Asia, this flowering evergreen has been used by people around the world. The ancient Egyptians and Greeks used extracted jasmine oil in aromatherapy as a stimulant and aphrodisiac. Indian medicine used it to soothe slow-healing … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Jasmine Sambac
Source: Astragalus Root: Health, Immune System, & Anti-Aging Benefits by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM Astragalus root is an herb that’s tremendously important in traditional Chinese medicine. It is known for its many health benefits, especially its potential to slow the aging process. Research has revealed this herb may have the ability to encourage … Continue reading Astragalus Root: Health, Immune System, & Anti-Aging Benefits
Source: The Benefits of PQQ for Aging Support by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM The simplest way to explain PQQ—or pyrroloquinoline quinone—is to compare it to the engine of a car. Without PQQ, many cellular metabolic processes won’t be driven to completion. This non-protein chemical, called a cofactor or coenzyme, can be described as a … Continue reading The Benefits of PQQ for Aging Support
Source: Webinar: Natural Anti-Aging Solutions by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM We’re all getting older and, with age, comes change to the way we take care of our bodies. Age has a certain influence on the way our bodies work — this applies to both women AND men. Age can affect mental health, metabolism, … Continue reading Webinar: Natural Anti-Aging Solutions
Source: The Stages of Fasting: What Happens To Your Body When You Fast? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM While fasting is nothing new, it is experiencing a resurgence in popularity as many discover its potential health benefits. If you are planning your first fast or looking for ways to improve your next one, … Continue reading The Stages of Fasting: What Happens To Your Body When You Fast?
Type 2 diabetes, sometimes referred to as adult-onset diabetes, doesn’t have to be permanent. Fasting and calorie restriction can help you get control of your blood sugar, lower your blood pressure, and even help reverse type 2 diabetes. But, before we get into how fasting can undo the damage of type 2 diabetes, we first need to understand … Continue reading Reversing Type 2 Diabetes Through Fasting
It’s probably fair to say that most people aren’t excited about the prospect of aging. Continuing living — yes. Dealing with the health and other problems that accompany getting old — no. Now it’s true that each passing year can present the opportunity for a new challenge, but aging also gets a large amount of bad … Continue reading What Are the Five Myths of Aging?