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    Viome. A company pioneering microbiome testing and personalized nutrition. What if our health outcomes are not so much pre-determined by our genome, but rather by the food we eat and the 5 trillion microbes that inhabit our bodies? Why is it that diets that work for one person don’t for the other? Is...
    Maybe you were inspired by surfer Patti Sheaff. Surfing is a magical, mesmerizing sport. The surfer paddles out into the ocean, and at just the right moment slides down the glassy wall of the wave and harnesses its energy to ride to shore.Surfing may seem unattainable for those of us...
    Metformin may extend life. Cheap, seemingly safe, and the billionaires of Silicon Valley have been rumored to take it. But should you? To find out why someone would take a diabetes medication for longevity, I asked our go-to PhD scientist, Mike James for the facts. What does metformin do? In diabetics,...
    The Hypervolt is Great for Some People, but a Punisher for Others Every few years technology gifts us a praise-worthy upgrade in the electronic massage-tool department. This year my most coveted self-massage tool, the Brookstone (double headed) Thumper, is being demoted to my guest room bedside table. To replace it,...
    I recently had the opportunity to have lunch with six leading doctors in brain research and medical care. Encompassing all matters pertaining to the “neck up,” these were the best and brightest. All assembled, by one hospital, as part of a new program designed to bring maximum efficiency and...
    Jan Garde is the founder of The Embassies of Good Living, based in Zurich, a global co-living concept that changes the way we perceive and experience later life. Jan Garde has worked in marketing and customer experience for more than 15 years, at companies including Jung von Matt, Mercedes Benz,...
    We first profiled Robert Neubecker a few years ago. He recently sent us this photo and we thought it would be good to check in and see what's going on with him and why is he skiing in places like this.AGEIST: This photo is crazy. Where are you?Robert: This...
    The healthcare industry is in dire need of a shake-up and Geeta has the experience and the vision to do it. We caught up with this dynamo entrepreneur to find out what she will be speaking about at our YBL conference in June. Pursuing Real Change AGEIST: Why would you leave...
    The ketogenic diet is now America’s #1 most-searched diet according to Google Trends. Interest in keto is currently 130% higher than vegan and over ten times higher than paleo.The diet’s ability to promote dramatic weight loss appears to be behind this sudden explosion of interest. Scroll through Instagram or...
    When people learn that I reversed stage 3 arthritis in my neck and hands, they implore to know how I did it.  I always credit turmeric. The truth is that I simply riffed on a Golden Tea recipe I read. I love my concoction so much that I decided...