Healthy Aging Articles

Group of people performing resistance exercise training
Muscle loss is common as we age. It starts when we are young. Beginning in your 30’s. muscle loss is about 3-5% per decade. You not only begin to look flabby, but losing muscle also has serious health consequences. Sarcopenia, the medical term for loss of muscle tissue, is a natural part of the ag... Read More
gears in formation of a human head within a clock to represent circadian rhythm
You are not just what you eat, it’s when you eat that can have risks or benefits. When you eat and snack at irregular times of the day you can disrupt the biological clocks in every cell and organ in your body. Molecular clocks are present in almost every cell of our body. These timekeeping mec... Read More
Brain design with chalk and healthy foods
Your brain is the seat of control for your bodily functions and is the source for imagination, creativity and innovation. When it works well, you can have more control, stable moods, inspiration, motivation, focus, productivity, learn and grow, have fun and get a sense of fulfillment and purpose whi... Read More
lady looking in the mirror rubbing her cheeks
Collagen is all the rage now. The New York Times stated: Google search data reflects the growing obsession: People have searched for collagen an average of 1.4 million times each month this year to date, a number that’s jumped 35 percent from last year, according to research firm Spate. Collagen p... Read More
lady using dry brush to clean skin
Skin turns over and can be the harbinger of dead cells that cling to the surface. This leaves the skin feeling dry and it looks dull and lifeless. There is a simple technique that uncovers the new, healthy cells leaving your skin soft, silky and glowing as well as providing other benefits. This t... Read More
focused woman stretching looking at a window
Have you ever felt tired, irritable, moody, shaky, and gaining weight? There are underlying causes that you can control. During these times when so much is out of our control, it is comforting to know that some things are in your control. When our mind and/or body experience dis-stress, it has a ... Read More
Small group exercise class
Aging can be challenging. As we age, hormones decline, our immune system becomes impaired, memory is elusive, our muscles waste, our skin sags and this may cause frailty and is a set up for illness. If we look at how we age, we get rusty, crusty, fat and inflamed. This means the process of oxidation... Read More
man awake in bed looking at alarm clock
Sleep is extremely important to our overall health. Without it we age faster, our brains shrink, we become irritable, have more accidents and make poor decisions. The risk of obesity, cancer, diabetes, stroke and heart disease increases with sleep deprivation and the likelihood of getting emotional,... Read More
Brain
Suffice it to say that men and women are different. Aside from the fact that women have 2 X chromosomes and men have and X and Y, and women have high levels of estrogens and men have high levels of testosterone, these differences affect a lot of things.