Here are 7 signs you’re AGING faster than you should be and what you can do to address them

Aging is a natural and inevitable process that changes the body at the cellular level. It is an integral part of all living organisms’ cycle of life, including that of humans. But several environmental and lifestyle factors may trigger this process too early, hence the term “premature aging.” This event negatively impacts a person’s quality of … Continue reading Here are 7 signs you’re AGING faster than you should be and what you can do to address them

Research looks into the health benefits of alternate day fasting

A recent diet trend is alternate-day fasting (ADF). As its name suggests, alternate-day fasting involves fasting for a day and eating whatever you like without restrictions the next day. It is one of the several varieties of intermittent fasting. Although it can appear extreme to some people, alternate-day fasting is safe and has many health benefits, according to … Continue reading Research looks into the health benefits of alternate day fasting

Study: The health of your gut microbiome influences muscle strength

The gut microbiome affects muscle strength, found a study published in the journal Experimental Gerontology. Researchers from Tufts University said that the gut microbiome — the community of microorganisms living in the digestive tract — helps increase or decrease muscle strength depending on the amount of certain bacteria. The findings of the study benefit not only athletes but also older … Continue reading Study: The health of your gut microbiome influences muscle strength

New study reveals regular garlic intake may lower mortality risk

A recent study published in the journal Nutrients found that regularly consuming garlic can lower all-cause mortality risk among older people. Previous research associated garlic consumption with lower mortality risk in younger healthy subjects. But no such evidence had been documented for older adults. The present study, on the other hand, shows the protective effects of garlic among people aged 80 … Continue reading New study reveals regular garlic intake may lower mortality risk

Exercise 13 minutes every day to increase your life expectancy by 3 years, advise experts

It’s no secret that regular exercise is good for human health. It strengthens muscles, boosts immune function and reduces the risk of chronic disease, among other health benefits. On top of these benefits, researchers from a health insurance firm in the UK found that regular exercise can also lead to a longer life. The team found that exercising … Continue reading Exercise 13 minutes every day to increase your life expectancy by 3 years, advise experts

7 Health benefits of PQQ, a natural brain-boosting supplement

Pandemics may come and go, but neurodegenerative diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s, unfortunately, remain a common occurrence among the older population. However, despite these conditions affecting millions of people worldwide, they are not an inevitable part of aging. Numerous natural brain-boosting agents can help improve brain health, one of which is PQQ. The role of PQQ … Continue reading 7 Health benefits of PQQ, a natural brain-boosting supplement

Can intermittent fasting lower your risk of osteoporosis?

Fasting can improve reproductive and mental health, as well as lower the risk of musculoskeletal disorders in women, according to a recent review published in the Journal of Mid-Life Health. Researchers from the National Institute of Naturopathy in India found evidence that fasting not only prevents metabolic disorders, but it also improves bone health. The researchers used the term “fasting” to … Continue reading Can intermittent fasting lower your risk of osteoporosis?

9 Natural ways to prevent osteoporosis

Those at risk for osteoporosis and looking to prevent the condition can do so by following a healthy diet, supplementing with calcium and vitamin D, and exercising regularly. While none of the remedies below is a silver bullet for osteoporosis, they’re not linked to any adverse effects, unlike commercial medications. Dietary intervention and nutritional supplements Your body needs calcium … Continue reading 9 Natural ways to prevent osteoporosis

Researchers look at the benefits of probiotic supplementation in elderly

Immune function declines with age, and this decline is said to be largely influenced by the composition of a person’s gut microbiota. The gut microbiota protects the digestive system from external pathogens by modulating immune responses. However, aging reduces the diversity of the gut microbiota, and this leads to unfavorable conditions, such as frailty, increased susceptibility to … Continue reading Researchers look at the benefits of probiotic supplementation in elderly

Cordyceps: A strange fungi packed with a lot of health benefits

When it comes to fungi, people often imagine a mushroom. Indeed, the common mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) is a fungus known the world over. But it’s worth noting that other types of fungi exist, with some being a little more bizarre than the average crimini or portobello scattered on pizzas and in salads. Take the Cordyceps genus, for example. … Continue reading Cordyceps: A strange fungi packed with a lot of health benefits