Is a healthier gut microbiome the master key to longevity?

Researchers now believe that boosting the health of the gut microbiome may be the secret to living healthier in old age. In a study published in the journal Nature Communications, researchers looked at how fecal transplantation from young mice to older ones stimulated the gut microbiome and revived the gut’s immune system. The gut, more so than many other internal … Continue reading Is a healthier gut microbiome the master key to longevity?

Natural treatment for rheumatoid arthritis: Research shows yoga can relieve physical and psychological symptoms

People around the globe practice yoga to enjoy its many health benefits. According to a study in the journal Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, the practice can also benefit those who have active rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In the eight-week study, the researchers observed that intensive yoga practice significantly reduced the severity of the physical and psychological symptoms experienced by … Continue reading Natural treatment for rheumatoid arthritis: Research shows yoga can relieve physical and psychological symptoms

From kimchi to kefir, these are the best anti-aging foods you’ll find anywhere

The key to having a healthy mind and body is eating nutritious foods like fruits, nuts and seeds, vegetables, and lean meat. But did you know that certain superfoods even offer anti-aging benefits? Data suggest that diet significantly affects a person’s lifespan. Make positive lifestyle changes and consume more of these delicious and highly nutritious superfoods … Continue reading From kimchi to kefir, these are the best anti-aging foods you’ll find anywhere

Don’t forget to drink water when you exercise! Hydration is key to boosting performance

Athletes know that hydration is crucial to maintaining peak performance because water helps to regulate the body temperature. Water also helps lubricate the joints. According to a study, even seniors need to stay hydrated when exercising because it can help them “reap the full cognitive benefits of exercise.” The researchers involved in the study delved … Continue reading Don’t forget to drink water when you exercise! Hydration is key to boosting performance

Five warning signs of dementia

Changes in an individual's walking, chewing, sleeping and how they feel can be early indications of dementia. Dementia is the ongoing loss of cognitive skills due to brain cells being destroyed. Symptoms include memory loss, changes in personality, personal hygiene neglect and trouble socializing. The most common cause is Alzheimer's, but a stroke, Parkinson's, substance … Continue reading Five warning signs of dementia

Need another reason to drink more water? Check out these amazing health benefits

The average American child is water-deficient from a very young age, while official statistics say that at least one-third of U.S. citizens don't get enough H2O in their systems. The people that do get enough actually rely heavily on other sources. Indeed, 48% of their total intake of liquids comes from soft drinks, food and other … Continue reading Need another reason to drink more water? Check out these amazing health benefits