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Why Exercising Outdoors Is Good For Your Longevity
Regular exercise and being outdoors have both been shown to improve health and well being, so why not give your longevity a boost by taking your workout outside?

How to Avoid Blood Clots on Long Plane Rides
Did you know that long plane rides could increase your risk for a blood clot? Here's why deep vein thrombosis occurs and what seat to choose to protect yourself.

Which is Worse Smoking or Being Obese Researchers Weigh In
Smoking and obesity can take years off your life expectancy, but there are ways you can add to your life and make the best of years you already have.

The Real Story Behind Wheatgrass and Anti-Aging
Wheatgrass is one of the original superfoods touted for health and anti-aging​ benefits. Find out about how it can prevent cancer and increase energy.

What We Can Learn from Stories of Vilcabamba Longevity
Many of the inhabitants of the Vilcabamba, in the southern region of Ecuador, are famous for their long and healthy lives. Here's what we know.

What Older Adults Should Know About Shingles
Find out everything you need to know about painful shingles - the vaccine, how to prevent the illness, and serious complications that shingles can cause.

What is Polypharmacy? Concerns and Risks for Seniors
Polypharmacy is a term used to describe the prescribing of too many medications, or inappropriate drugs, with a danger of side effects and interactions.

High Blood Pressure Basics
Basic information about high blood pressure (hypertension) including aemsurements for normal, prehypertension, and hypertension as well as a bacis explanation of how blood pressure works.

What You Should Know about Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases are a group of disease that occur in the lower lungs. Learn what diseases fit in that group and their causes.

Actual Age vs. Biological Age: Your Number and Your Body
Biological age is a term used in longevity research to measure how well your body is functioning. What does it mean and how can you measure your own?

What Does Aging in Place Mean for Older Adults?
Aging in place refers to efforts by individuals and organizations to help seniors stay safely and comfortably at home for as long as possible.

What Are Skin Tags and What Can Be Done About Them?
Skin tags are unsightly growths on skin that occur more commonly with age. Find out what they are and what you can do about them.

Noni Juice: Anti-Aging Miracle or Scam?
If you believe the labels, noni juice can help everything from aging, high blood pressure, and cancer. Should you believe the hype? Here's the truth.

Blue Zones Vitality Compass - Longevity Calculator
Blue Zones are the places in the world where people live longest. The Vitality Compass is a life expectancy calculator based on Blue Zone longevity data.

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked With Depression
Vitamin D deficiency is common in older adults and has been linked to depression, poor bone health, heart attacks and more. Vitamin D is quickly becoming the “hot” vitamin of interest. Learn how vitamin D deficiency and depression interact.

Vitamin D Deficiency and Immunity
Vitamin D deficiency is widespread. Vitamin D is really a pro-hormone produced in your body. We knew it was essential for how your body uses calcium, but now researchers have found that vitamin D is also a critical part of the immune system.

What Is Sleep Apnea and How Many Americans Have It?
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that many Americans suffer from. People with the disorder experience repeated interruptions in breathing while asleep.

Tips on How to Solve Common Sleeping Problems
By understanding the causes of sleeping problems and how they make sleep difficult, you increase the chance of solving them and improving your sleep.

Understanding Heart Aging and Reversing Heart Disease
As we age, our heart adjusts to the needs of an older body. Sometimes we can reverse or lessen the effects of heart disease.

Types of High Blood Pressure: All About Labile Hypertension
Labile hypertension is used to describe people who experience frequent changes in high blood pressure. Learn what the medical community has to say.

Types of Hearing Aids - Hearing Aid Types
There are many types of hearing aids. Some sit behind your ears and others fit completely in your ear. Learn the names of the different types of hearing aids and some considerations to keep in mind when choosing one.

How Bad are MRSA Infections?
MRSA infections are a serious issue. Statistics show alarming increases in MRSA infections in the last few years. What can we do about MRSA?

MRSA Infection Facts and Stats
MRSA infections impact over 800,000 people a year and results on tens of thousands of deaths. How did MRSA get so bad and what can be done about MRSA? Page 2.

Turmeric - Health and Anti-Aging Properties
Turmeric is a spice used in Indian cooking that has great health potential. Turmeric contains curcumin, a powerful anti-inflammatory, that may help prevent a wide range of illnesses, including cancer. Researchers are looking into turmeric and curcumin as possible treatments for many health conditions.

Methuselah's Longevity - Biblical Theories
The Book of Genesis states that Methuselah lived 969 years. Some people believe the claim literally while others explain it due to conversion errors and different ways of tracking time.

The Top 10 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Having a Stroke
By controlling your blood pressure, losing weight and making other changes, you can reduce your risk of a stroke. Review these 10 tips to get started.

How To Meditate for Brain Health, Mental Fitness, and Energy
Meditation is a practice that brings boosts to health, stress reduction, and longevity. By investing 20 minutes a day in meditation, your life will improve.

Ten Ways to Make Exercise Fun
Exercise is one of the most important things you can do for your health, but sometimes it is just hard to get motivated. Use these ten fun ways to add some excitement to your exercise.

Sleep - Get a Good Night's Sleep – Sleep Habits
Sleep hygiene is a term used to describe the habits a person has about sleep. By improving your sleep hygiene, you will increase your chances of getting a refreshing, uninterrupted night of sleep. These tips will help you to fall asleep faster, sleep through the night without waking and feel great in the morning.

Top Sound Machines Under $25 to Help You Sleep
White noise and nature sounds might help you get a better night's sleep. Find out which inexpensive sound machines work the best.

Is Tai Chi of Use in Managing Diabetes?
Tai chi has many benefits as an exercise. Evidence is not convincing that it is of help for managing diabetes and pre-diabetes in clinical trials.

Turn Off Your TV for Weight Loss and Mental Fitness
We, as a nation, spend a huge amount of time watching TV. All this time sitting keeps us from exercising, engaging with one another, and doing interesting things. Our bodies suffer from the inactivity and extra food. Our brains suffer from lack of stimulation and learning. Turn off your TV for brain health, physical fitness and social well-being.

Top 10 Longevity and Anti-Aging Books
Books about longevity are flying off store shelves. Some contain useful information and advice. Others do not. Here's 10 anti-aging books worth reading.

Lifestyle Indicators in Your 40s - Health and Lifestlye in Your 40s
There are simple tests which can be done at home and at your doctor's office that will give you early warning of chronic disease. Monitor these indicators and be sure to change your lifestyle before serious illness develops.

Top 10 Longevity Terms and Concepts You Should Know
The study of longevity and its concepts can be complicated. Consider these top 10 terms and concepts your introduction to understanding longevity.

The Top 10 Longevity Myths and Legends
Longevity myths and legends are found in every culture at every age. We're still fascinated with tales of long life, immortality, and eternal youth.

Is Coffee an Anti-Aging Superfood?
Coffee is linked to a number of health benefits and may even help lengthen your life. Find out the health benefits and risks of coffee.

Have Fun While Aging Healthy and Living Longer
Living longer and healthier doesn't have to be a tedious chore. There are fun ways that will build your health while giving you the immediate reward of pleasure. Chocolate, games, sex and sleep are all linked to improved health and longevity.

Causes of Death for Ages 25-44 - US Mortality Causes
Mortality for ages 25-44 begins to shift toward illnesses impacted by lifestyle factors. Learn the top 10 preventable deaths in the US from this list.

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Top Anti Aging Foods - Foods for Anti Aging
These top anti aging foods will help you live longer and healthier. Pick from this list of delicious, healthy foods that help your body fight off aging and increase your life expectancy. Work these anti-aging foods and drinks into your daily and weekly diet.

8 Tips for Using and Adjusting to a New Hearing Aid
Adjusting to a hearing aid can take some time. These 8 hearing aid tips will help you to make a smooth and quick adjustment to your new device.

Longevity To-Dos for Your 90s and Beyond
Longevity in your 90s doesn't mean giving up or doing nothing. There are still many things you can do to improve health and even increase life expectancy.

10 Longevity To-Dos for Your 70s
Longevity in your 70s is a serious concern. How you manage medical conditions and lifestyle habits can impact the number (and quality) of your years.

Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Life Expectancy
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's or dementia, you probably have questions about life expectancy. Here's what you should know.

5 Things to Know About Mindfulness Meditation
Mindfulness meditation is a practice with origins in ancient cultures, but it's gaining modern traction as a way to reduce stress, and promote relaxation, focus and memory. Find out how mindfulness meditation can help curb your eating, ease your anxiety, boost your immune system, improve your sleep, and help you live longer.

Learning to Estimate Calories In Food Is Easy
You don't have to count calories on your own anymore. Just download a free calorie-counting app and input your food. It will even do the math for you!

Leafy Greens May Ward Off Alzheimer's Disease
Could Alzheimer's disease be avoided through diet earlier in life? Researchers believe they've found an eating plan that can help prevent dementia.

The Relationship Between Disease and Longevity
Live to 100 by learning the profiles of centenarians, people who are 100 or more. Successful aging depends on delaying and surviving age-related illnesses. Take advice from centenarians about how to live to 100.

The Somatic Mutation Theory of Aging
Somatic mutation theory states that somatic mutations, which are changes that happen to your genes during your lifetime, accumulate and cause aging.

The Legendary Longevity of the Abkhasia People
During the Soviet era, the Abkhasia were known as the longest-living people. While claims were exaggerated, no one can deny their remarkable longevity.

Aging Fingernails - How Nails Change as You Age
Fingernails can change as you age. Find out which shifts in texture, thickness, color and shape are normal, and which should be investigated by a doctor.

The DASH Diet Basics for Beginners
The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension Diet is a simple and effective healthy eating plan. Here is an introduction to the basics of the DASH Diet.

Is Retirement Good For You?
Does retirement mean you can be healthier, or is there something about working that keeps us going? Find out if retirement is good for you.

Starting Healthy Habits Later in Life
Research shows that starting healthy habits later in life can still have a significant effect on your health and longevity.

The Best Moisturizing Ingredients for Dry, Chapped Hands
Which ingredients in hand creams should you look for in remedies for dry, chapped skin?

The Anti-Aging Benefits of Beans
Beans are a surprisingly great anti-aging food. They're a great source of fiber and protein, but they also pack a heavy punch of anti-aging antioxidants.

Surprisingly Simple Longevity Tests
How fast you can sit and stand up again and how firmly you can grip are just some of the simple measures researchers use to predict your longevity.

Changes in Women's Sex Life Due to Aging
Sex and aging are not popular topics for most women. Most of these changes can be addressed and women can have an active sex life well into their older years.

How Your Skin Ages
Skin ages in two ways: by intrinsic or chronological aging, and as a result of repeated sun exposure. Find out which changes are inevitable, and which are within your control.

A Beginner's Guide to How to Sit When Meditating
In this part of the How to Meditate Program, you will learn to sit and focus for a few minutes a day. Here are the basics of how to sit when meditating.

Study: Slow Down Aging With These 5 Lifestyle Habits
Which 5 lifestyle habits can slow down aging? Research from the United Kingdom reveals the top healthy habits to help you avoid disease as you get older - if you can follow them.

How to Prevent Dangerous Belly Fat After Menopause
Fat naturally migrates to our midsection as we age but getting wider is not inevitable. Here's how to prevent belly fat during - and after - menopause.

How to Prevent and Manage Osteopenia Through Diet
Osteopenia can be managed through lifestyle changes and diet focused on bone health. Such changes stimulate bones and slow osteopenia development.

How to Keep a Sleep Diary to Identify Sleep Problems
A sleep diary can help find patterns in your sleep patterns and make connections to behaviors during the day. Here's how to keep a basic sleep diary.

How To Live Longer For Men
Though you can't control your gender, you can take steps to prevent some of the common major causes of death of older men.

How to Improve Your Sleep While in the Hospital
Sleep is an important part of healing, but sleep in hospitals and ICUs is challenging. Increase your chances of a good night's rest with these 5 tips.

How to Keep Your Mouth and Teeth From Aging
Your mouth changes as you get older from things like wear and tear and gum disease. Find out how aging can affect your teeth.

Six Steps to Help You Stay Young
As you age, lifestyle factors like diet and fitness level play a greater role in determining how well your body is functioning. Keep it young.

Why Research Shows Snoring Reduces Sexual Satisfaction
Snoring and sexual satisfaction are linked. Turns out snorers have less satisfying sex lives, as they report more sexual problems than non-snorers.

Snacking and Belly Fat
Eating too many calories is usually blamed for dangerous belly fat, but new research says snacking and eating more often can put fat on your belly.

Snacking and Fatty Liver Disease
Can eating more frequently harm your liver? Find out how research shows snacking on high-fat, high-sugar foods can lead to fatty liver disease.

How Sleep Changes With Aging
As we age it becomes more difficult to get a good night’s sleep, but all adults still need 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night. Understanding why sleep is difficult for older adults is the first step to solving this problem. Read about how hormones, health conditions, lifestyle changes and medications can change your sleep as you age.

How Circadian Rhythms Affect Sleep Patterns
Jet lag, poor sleep habits and illnesses can interfere with circadian rhythms, which regulate daily hormone levels, causing sleep problems.

How to Break a Bad Habit - Interrupt the Cycle
Despite our best efforts to become healthier, bad habits seem very difficult to stop. Find out tips on how to break a bad habit.

Measuring High Blood Pressure: How to Avoid Mistakes
Keeping track of your blood pressure is one important step to maintaining heart health as you age. Follow these tips for an accurate reading every time.

Cross-Linking Theory of Aging: How Sugar Makes Us Age
Did you know that your sweet tooth could make you age faster? Learn about the cross-linking theory of aging — and how sugar makes us age.

SinuSense Water Pulsator for Nasal Irrigation Review
The Waterpik SinuSense nasal irrigation system is a water pulsator for sinus congestion relief. Find out about it directions, pros and cons, and more.

Why Tobacco Use Causes Aging and Premature Wrinkles
Researchers have documented the aging effects of smoking on skin, such as premature wrinkles and even a higher incidence of skin cancer.

How Personality and Life Expectancy Is Related
Can life expectancy be impacted by personality traits like being organized, conscientious, or industrious? These researchers attempted to find the answer.

Sleep, Life Expectancy and Longevity
Can your sleep habits impact your longevity? Research has shown that if you sleep too much or not enough, your risk of death increases significantly.

How Exercise Can Fight Fatigue and Increase Your Energy
Turns out that when you are feeling sluggish, exercise may be just what you need. Learn what experts say about exercising for better energy.

Should I Take Vitamins? - How To Think About Vitamin Recommendations
Vitamins can be an important part of any diet. But, in some cases, there may be a lot more marketing and not enough science behind vitamin recommendations out there. Here are some things to think about when considering if you should take vitamins or not.

How Dangerous Is Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease?
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is on the rise, along with skyrocketing rates of obesity and diabetes. How dangerous is a fatty liver to your longevity?

How Medications Increase Life Expectancy for HIV/AIDS
Ever since the development of antiretroviral therapy and highly active antiretroviral therapy, people with HIV are living longer than ever before.

Can I Eat Salt if I Have High Blood Pressure?
Read here about how salt can change blood pressure, the current recommendations for salt intake, foods to avoid, and what salt sensitivity is.

Review of MyBrainTrainer.com's Brain Training Program
MyBrainTrainer.com is an online brain training tool that has a range of options for users. Find out if the site is worth the monthly membership.

Healthy Weight and BMI Range for Older Adults
Healthy weight may have a wider definition for longevity, as a study shows life expectancy isn't necessarily reduced if you are overweight at 65.

Health and Nutritional Benefits of Spirulina
Spirulina is a blue-green algae often available as a supplement. Learn about the health and nutritional benefits of spirulina, as well as the cons.

The Causes of Snoring and its Effects on Health
Snoring can be a sign that something is awry and can potentially have serious effects on one's health. Treating snoring has a number of benefits.

Do Flavonoids in Red Wine Help You Live Longer?
Red wine has been linked to a variety of health benefits. Find out how the flavonoids in wine increase longevity and how much wine you should drink.

Healthy Gifts for Dad
Fathers are notoriously hard to buy for - but here are some healthy gift ideas for dads that will help keep him around for years to come!

How Religion Improves Health
Religious attendance impacts health by decreasing the risk of death and increasing life expectancy. Learn how weekly service can extend it by 20%.

7 Reasons to Practice Yoga for Health and Longevity
Yoga is an ancient mind-body practice that has incredible health benefits for people of all ages. Here are 7 reasons to practice yoga for your health.

Will Ready-Made Reading Glasses Harm Your Eyes?
Are cheap readers safe for aging eyes, or can they hurt your vision? See how ready-made magnifying glasses compare in safety and quality with prescription glasses.

Are Goji Berries Anti-Aging?
Goji berries are touted as a top anti-aging fruit that will boost immunity, improve circulation and rejuvenate your vision. But is any of it true?

Life Expectancy after Bypass Surgery
Did you know that gastric bypass surgery can add years to your life? Here's what you should know about life expectancy after bypass surgery.

Programmed Theories of Aging
Programmed theories of aging assert that aging is an essential and innate part of the biology of people programmed into our body systems.

Cognitive Impairment Risk Factors for Men and Women
Cognitive impairment can be prevented is risk factors are addressed. Men and women, it turns out, have different risk factors for cognitive impairment. Learn what you can do to lower your risk of age-related cognitive impairment.

The Free Radical Theory of Aging
Do you know what free radicals are? You've probably heard of them. Here's what you should know about free radicals and the free radical theory of aging.

How Positive Thinking Can Help You Live Longer
Having a positive attitude about aging can add 7.5 years to your life. Think about what gets better with aging, and take action to maintain your health.

How to Fix Your Sleep Hygiene and Sleep Better and Faster
Most of us have bad sleep hygiene and do everything but sleep in bed. If you can't sleep or have trouble sleeping at night, try this one week program.

How to Remember to Take Your Medications
When you forget to take your medicine, your recovery from certain health conditions may suffer. Use these tips to help you remember to take your medications

How to Prepare Your Mind for Retirement
It's not just financial readiness that's required for a healthy and happy retirement; see how you can prepare yourself mentally for your

Sex Tips for the Older Man
Sex changes as men age. Testosterone levels and other factors impact sexual performance. This list gives you tips and ideas for a long, healthy sex life.

Statistics on Sex and the Elderly
The latest research into the sex lives of older people, including statistics on sexual frequency, satisfaction, and problems.

Mental Fitness - Simple Tricks to Exercise Your Mind for Mental Fitness
When it comes to brains, use it or lose it really applies. Studies have shown that the more you use different functions of your brain, the less likely you will suffer from dementia and other mental health problems as you age. Use these simple tricks to give your brain a daily workout.

How To Manage Stressful People
Stressful people can drain your energy, create negative energy, and ruin your day. Learning to manage stressful people will be your most effective tool.

How to Check Yourself for Skin Cancer
Skin cancer is a treatable cancer if caught early enough. Through a combination of professional skin cancer screenings and annual self skin examinations, you can significantly reduce your risk of skin cancer and increase your longevity.

NeilMed Sinugator Review - Sinus Irrigation Device
A sinus flush may be able to relieve discomfort from sinuses, allergies and colds. The NeilMed Sinugator makes quick work of cleaning out nasal passages.

Research in Sweden Explores Sexual Activity for Older Adults
Sex is changing for older adults. Over the past few decades, we've seen large increases in the amount of sex that older adults are having. This is a good thing. More and more older adults are engaging in active, fulfilling sex lives.

Minimum Exercise for a Longer Life
What amount of exercise really makes a difference to how long you live? Find out the minimum you need to do to increase your lifespan.

Health Benefits of Aloe Vera
Aloe vera has a wide range of health benefits including soothing burn and skin irritation. Does aloe vera live up to its claims of health benefits?

Human Growth Hormone and Anti-Aging
HGH or human growth hormone is popular as an anti-aging supplement. Find out about its side effects, cost and how it affects aging and muscle mass.

Glaucoma – Aging and Glaucoma
Glaucoma is a condition in which pressure builds up in the eye because the channels that drain the eye narrow over time. Glaucoma can usually be treated with prescription eye drops. Regular visits to the eye doctor can usually prevent glaucoma from developing into a serious condition.

Compression of Morbidity
Compression of Morbidity - a key goal of healthy aging - means reducing the time at the end of life when a person is sick or disabled.

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Everyday Anti-Aging Foods - Normal Foods That Are Anti-Aging
These anti-aging foods are found in your pantry, grocery store or refrigerator. All these anti-aging foods contain antioxidants or other substances that help your body repair damage and stay young. Try to work these everyday anti-aging foods into your daily meal plans.

Mushrooms
Consuming mushrooms regularly is associated with a decreased risk of breast cancer. Page 8.

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Salad Greens
Raw leafy green vegetables – some are cruciferous - only contain less than 100 calories per pound, making them an ideal food for weight control. Page 2.

Pomegranate
Pomegranate phytochemicals have a variety of anti-cancer, cardioprotective, and brain-healthy actions. Page 6.

Cruciferous Vegetables
Vegetable powerhouses with the unique ability to modify human hormones, activate the body’s natural detoxification system, and inhibit the growth of cancerous cells.

Beans
Daily consumption of beans and other legumes help to stabilize blood sugar, reduce your appetite, and protect against colon cancer. Page 7.

Berries
Studies in which participants ate blueberries or strawberries daily for several weeks reported improvements in blood pressure, signs of oxidative stress, total and LDL cholesterol. Page 5.

Seeds
The nutritional profile of seeds is very similar to nuts in that they provide healthy fats, minerals, and antioxidants, but seeds have more protein and are abundant in trace minerals. Page 4.

Tomatoes
An abundance of health-promoting nutrients can be found in tomatoes – lycopene, vitamins C and E, beta-carotene, and flavonol antioxidants, to name but a few. Page 10.

Nuts
A high-nutrient source of healthful fats, plant protein, fiber, antioxidants, phytosterols, and minerals, nuts are a low-glycemic food that also helps to reduce the glycemic load of an entire meal, making them an important component for an anti-diabetes diet. Page 3.

Onions and Garlic
The Allium family of vegetables, of which onions are a member, benefit the cardiovascular and immune systems as well as having anti-diabetic and anti-cancer effects. Page 9.

The Human Life Span Defined
Life span is the maximum number of years an individual from a given species can live. Learn about the difference between life span and life expectancy.

Preventing and Reversing High Blood Pressure
High Blood Pressure can be prevented, controlled and reduced using a variety of lifestyle changes. Read here to learn about how weight lose, exercise, diet, smoking cessation, limits on alcohol, and relaxation can all help.

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What is a Biomarker?
Biomarkers are used to measure disease progression, drug treatments, and the aging process itself. What exactly is a biomarker?

How to Forgive Your Aging Body
Wish you were the old you: no pain, no wrinkles, no belly fat? Getting older sometimes sucks. Here are some tips on how to forgive your aging body.

How is Congenital Defined?
Congenital is word used to describe a health condition that is present at birth. Learn about the factors that can create congenital conditions.

Does Sunscreen Really Prevent Skin Aging?
Sunscreens protect against sunburn and skin cancer. But which are anti-aging too, to prevent wrinkles, age spots and other signs of premature aging?

Mindfulness vs Meditation
Mindfulness is the new buzzword in stress management, eating, and even workplace culture. Is mindfulness the same thing as meditation?

Here's How Much Daily Exercise to Prevent Cancer
An estimated one-third of cancers are linked to diet and physical activity. Here's how much exercise health agencies say you should be getting, to avoid cancer.

4 Ways Lifestyle Habits Have Shifted Since the 1980s
Lifestyles have shifted since the 1980s, and not necessarily for the better. See what we're doing right, and how we can improve for better health and longevity.

How to Sit Less Every Day
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Why You Don't Sound Like You Used To
Do you sound different than you used to? Find out why voice changes happen as we age, and what we can do about them.

Stress and Alzeimer's Disease
Swedish research suggests Alzheimer's disease is more common among women who have considerable stress in middle age. Can stress cause dementia?

How Long Does it Really Take to Build a Healthy Habit?
If you're trying to build healthy habits like eating nutritiously or getting regular exercise, how long will it take for that habit to become permanent?

Walking Speed Longevity
What does how fast you walk say about your life expectancy? Here's why longevity researchers pay attention to your gait speed.

The Every Other Day Diet - Interview with Dr. Krista Varady
Scientist Krista Varady is at the forefront of research on intermittent fasting for weight loss; here's my interview with the author of The Every Other Day Diet.

Stay Socially Connected for a Longer Life
Find out which one resolution may be the best at helping you live longer (hint: no dieting or exercise involved!)

How Nature Programs Are Being Used to Improve Mental and Physical Health
We hear that nature can improve longevity; what kind of programs are being employed by doctors and scientists?

Avoid Obesity to Dodge These Cancers
Being overweight or obese may seem most risky for your heart, but research shows carrying too much weight can lead to several types of cancer as well.

Why Obese Drivers Are More Likely to Die in a Car Crash
Obese drivers are more likely to die in a car crash than adult drivers or passengers of a normal weight. See why your car is less able to protect you if you're obese.

3 Ways Periods Can Change Approaching Menopause
How do your periods change in the years leading up to menopause, what's normal, and what should send you to your doctor? Learn 3 ways your periods can shift.

What Does "Premature Death" Mean?
Population researchers use the term

Number One Reason We Don't Exercise - And What to Do About It
There are lots of reasons for not being active during the day - here's the number one reason we say we can't exercise, and what to do about it.

How to Keep Your Chocolate Habit Healthy
Chocolate is developing a smooth reputation as an anti-aging food. Here's how to make sure your chocolate habit is heart-healthy, not heart-risky.

HIIT Training - How is Intensity Measured?
High-intensity interval training relies on switching between fast exercise and slower activity within one session. How intense is intense?

A Surprising Sign You May Have Acid Reflux
Looking for clues you may have acid reflux disease? Check how you sound first thing in the morning.

How Much Weight Do We Really Gain Over the Holidays?
Conventional wisdom claims we gain anywhere from 7-10 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's - but research shows it's not that weighty a problem.

Why Losing Those Extra Holiday Pounds is a Great Idea
One or two extra pounds gained over the holidays doesn't sound like much - but some nutrition researchers argue that's all it takes to fuel our growing obesity problem.

Exercise to Improve Your Mood and Fight Depression
Exercise can improve your mood and regulate your emotions. When you exercise, your body releases endorphins, adrenaline, serotonin and dopamine. You also feel good about yourself when you exercise.

What It's Like to Have a Minor Case of Shingles
Ever wonder what a mild case of shingles feels like? I can tell you from personal experience why getting prompt treatment is so important.

Everyday Superfoods: Onions and Garlic Fight Disease
Onions and garlic may not be the darlings of your fall harvest, but promising research shows these fragrant vegetables can prevent certain cancers.

How to Prevent Shingles - Can Shingles Be Prevented?
Shingles is the potentially devastating disease that occurs when the chicken pox virus reactivates as you get older. So can shingles be prevented? Find out how can you prevent shingles, to avoid the short-term pain, and possible long-term health complications of this virus.

Exotic Anti-Aging Foods - Noni Juice, Goji Berries and Other Anti-Aging Foods
Anti-aging and super foods make all sorts of health and nutrition claims. Check out these exotic anti-aging foods and find out the real story behind them. Learn about noni juice, goji berries, wheatgrass and more. Page 2.

Top Anti Aging Foods - Foods for Anti Aging
These top anti aging foods will help you live longer and healthier. Pick from this list of delicious, healthy foods that help your body fight off aging and increase your life expectancy. Work these anti-aging foods and drinks into your daily and weekly diet. Page 10.

Top Anti Aging Foods - Foods for Anti Aging
These top anti aging foods will help you live longer and healthier. Pick from this list of delicious, healthy foods that help your body fight off aging and increase your life expectancy. Work these anti-aging foods and drinks into your daily and weekly diet. Page 6.

Top Anti Aging Foods - Foods for Anti Aging
These top anti aging foods will help you live longer and healthier. Pick from this list of delicious, healthy foods that help your body fight off aging and increase your life expectancy. Work these anti-aging foods and drinks into your daily and weekly diet. Page 5.

Top Anti Aging Foods - Foods for Anti Aging
These top anti aging foods will help you live longer and healthier. Pick from this list of delicious, healthy foods that help your body fight off aging and increase your life expectancy. Work these anti-aging foods and drinks into your daily and weekly diet. Page 8.

Top Anti Aging Foods - Foods for Anti Aging
These top anti aging foods will help you live longer and healthier. Pick from this list of delicious, healthy foods that help your body fight off aging and increase your life expectancy. Work these anti-aging foods and drinks into your daily and weekly diet. Page 9.

Top Anti Aging Foods - Foods for Anti Aging
These top anti aging foods will help you live longer and healthier. Pick from this list of delicious, healthy foods that help your body fight off aging and increase your life expectancy. Work these anti-aging foods and drinks into your daily and weekly diet. Page 7.

Top Anti Aging Foods - Foods for Anti Aging
These top anti aging foods will help you live longer and healthier. Pick from this list of delicious, healthy foods that help your body fight off aging and increase your life expectancy. Work these anti-aging foods and drinks into your daily and weekly diet. Page 3.

Top Anti Aging Foods - Foods for Anti Aging
These top anti aging foods will help you live longer and healthier. Pick from this list of delicious, healthy foods that help your body fight off aging and increase your life expectancy. Work these anti-aging foods and drinks into your daily and weekly diet. Page 2.

Top Anti Aging Foods - Foods for Anti Aging
These top anti aging foods will help you live longer and healthier. Pick from this list of delicious, healthy foods that help your body fight off aging and increase your life expectancy. Work these anti-aging foods and drinks into your daily and weekly diet. Page 4.

Exotic Anti-Aging Foods - Noni Juice, Goji Berries and Other Anti-Aging Foods
Anti-aging and super foods make all sorts of health and nutrition claims. Check out these exotic anti-aging foods and find out the real story behind them. Learn about noni juice, goji berries, wheatgrass and more.

Top Anti Aging Foods - Foods for Anti Aging
These top anti aging foods will help you live longer and healthier. Pick from this list of delicious, healthy foods that help your body fight off aging and increase your life expectancy. Work these anti-aging foods and drinks into your daily and weekly diet.

Antioxidant Rich Foods - Antioxidants and Anti-Aging
Antioxidants are one of the most important substances for anti-aging. These foods contain lots of healthy anti-oxidants to help you body repair damage and be healthier. Learn which foods are rich in antioxidants.

Healthy Aging - Increase Your Health Span - Age Well, Age Healthy
Healthy aging is concerned with increasing your health span - the number of years you live with the best health possible. Even if you have a chronic health condition like diabetes, heart disease, arthritis or other health condition - you can still increase your health. Learn to protect your vision, hearing, sex life, mobility and other functions as you age.

Longevity Boosters
Everyday new research and theories come out that claim to make us live longer -- but what is the real story? Read here for information on the latest trends and fads reputed to boost longevity. Red wine, green tea, and crossword puzzles are examples of longevity boosters. Read here for detailed information on the latest fads, trends and theories behind things that can help you live longer.

Sleep, Healthy Aging and Longevity
Good sleep is important to your overall health and energy level. Sleep disorders like insomnia, restless legs syndrome and sleep apnea can interfere with your sleep and make you feel tired and moody all day long. Learn about healthy sleep habits and sleep hygiene.

The Longevity Lifestyle - What Works for Healthy Aging
Learn the longevity lifestyle - habits that will have you aging well and living long. Increase your life expectancy through healthy choices around exercise, nutrition, stress, sleep and more.