The impairment of senescent cells and tendency to promote inflammation contribute to loss of physical function and the risk for age-related disease and disability. Senolytic compounds have the ability to cleanse the body of these cells, improving organ function and preventing disease. Several compounds are being actively studied for these effects and to define their optimal role in promoting longevity.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) occurs in 25% of the U.S. population, and in much higher rates in older and in overweight people. If not treated it can lead to severe liver damage. At the moment there are no FDA-approved medical treatments to prevent and/or reduce liver damage. Nevertheless, scientists have discovered that having a healthy liver is tied to a healthy mix of gut microbes. Carefully chosen blend of probiotic micro-organisms combined with a prebiotic to support their survival, has been shown in clinical trials to reduce the severity of liver disease caused by NAFLD.
With aging, our skin is prone to become more vulnerable and sensitive. Ceramides, which are found in large quantities in grains have shown to be the key ingredient for bringing back the glow to your skin. Recent studies have shown that oral plant ceramides produced an 88% reduction of wrinkles and a 90% increase in hydration of the skin.
Christmas provides the perfect excuse to stay indoors, eat and relax. So how do you balance the desire to take part in the fun without dropping your healthy habits completely? Learn our tips here.
Higher potencies of omega-3s and vitamin D, combined with blood testing, are demonstrating remarkable health benefits. Learn how in this blog post.
Scientists have however found a new way to relieve mood disorders: probiotics. Two unique strains of these helpful bacteria have been found to significantly reduce stress, anxiety and depression.
It’s tempting to stay indoors and reduce your activity level during the colder part of the year. However, there are good reasons why you shouldn’t let go of healthy habits as some of them can keep your metabolism in check and help you stay energised through the dark season. Learn our tips in this blog post.
Sleep consists of a series of stages. If you don’t cycle through all of them, you won’t feel rested the next day. Learn what you can do to make sure you go through a full sleep cycle – every night.
If you want to be healthy, you must have an anti-stress strategy in place. Just like you plan your diet, your weekends, and even your retirement, you also need a solid plan to reduce stress in your life. Learn how to best the stress in this blog post.
Yoga goes way beyond pain relief. It might actually help to balance your nervous system and could even help you manage chronic stress. Let’s take a look.
Your heart needs no introduction. It’s one of your body’s most important organs: When it goes, you go–and if it thrives, you will thrive too. A youthful heart can help you live a vigorous, productive life, and protect against dementia.1 The other good news is you do not have to be young to have a young-functioning heart.
Studies show that carnosine (a combination of two amino acids) can help protect aging arteries against the harmful effects of excess body fat. Learn more in this blog post.