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    Sara Bonham is the scientist and co-founder behind Perennial, an LA-based progressive health science startup that takes a modern approach to adult nutrition by harnessing the power of plants for healthy aging. Sara developed Perennial’s first product, a nutritional beverage tailored to keep us at the top of our...
    The focus on living longer and reducing aging has been with us humans since the day we started walking the earth. Vitamins, elixirs, charms and all manner of strange practices have claimed to slow or reverse the aging process and prevent age-related diseases.But so far, most of them are...
    I have been having some issues with my QL (quadratus lumborum), the band of muscle deep in around the mid-section that stabilizes the hip. Then my glute started to ache. I cut down on any exercises that used that area. But after a few agonizing plane flights, no improvement....
    We’ve all heard the news: We’re on the brink of becoming a permanently more mature society (agewise if not in our behavior). The number of adults 65 and older in the US — about 52 million — has tripled in the past century, will exceed the number of youths...
    We have been hearing a lot recently about mushrooms and their possible health benefits. Growing up, the lovely mushroom was not really a big part of our diet, but now we are seeing varieties in teas, supplements and in one of our favorite nutritional drinks, Perennial.As always, we like...
    Years of surfing, skydiving and snowboarding – along with a work injury in her 30s – nearly put an end to Patti Sheaff's active lifestyle.“I was in serious pain for a while and had to stop surfing for a year,” says the 62-year-old veteran surfer. By doing Foundation Training...
    We get things wrong sometimes. Not often, but when we do, we have highly informed readers who set us straight.We had previously stated in our "3 Things We Like" that UV goes through car windshields and this causes the skin on one’s hands to be at risk of sun...
    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,...
    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...
    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...