Healthful Living May Lengthen Telomeres And Lifespans

Healthful Living May Lengthen Telomeres And Lifespans

Posted by: on Oct 31, 2013 | No Comments

In a small study of men with early-stage prostate cancer, a program of rigorous diet and lifestyle change designed by prevention and wellness advocate  increased telomere length, a finding the researcher says may indicate that people have more influence over the aging process than once thought.

Live longer with Polyphenols

Live longer with Polyphenols

Posted by: on Oct 11, 2013 | No Comments

A new study in the Journal of Nutrition reports that older adults who consume higher amounts of polyphenols have a 30 percent chance of living longer.

Staying Healthy Takes Guts Full of Microbes

Staying Healthy Takes Guts Full of Microbes

Posted by: on Sep 11, 2013 | No Comments

People whose intestines have smaller and less diverse bacterial populations are more prone to obesity and gut inflammation. According to a new study, a more diverse population of intestinal bacteria is linked to better health.

Diet Can Lengthen Telomeres for Better Health

Diet Can Lengthen Telomeres for Better Health

Posted by: on Feb 15, 2013 | No Comments

A sustained lowering of food intake over time—while avoiding malnutrition—results in an increase of telomere length in adult mice

Severe Diet Doesn’t Prolong Life, at Least in Monkeys

Severe Diet Doesn’t Prolong Life, at Least in Monkeys

Posted by: on Sep 14, 2012 | No Comments

The results of a long-awaited study of calorie restricted diets in rhesus monkeys which began in 1987, are finally in. But it did not bring the vindication calorie restriction enthusiasts had anticipated.