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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...
For billionaire philanthropist John Paul DeJoria, 74, longevity is all mental. He believes he'll live to between 125 and 150 years old — "Somewhere in there.""If when you were born, you told everyone they would live to 150 years old, you would live to that age," says John Paul....
I have noticed that when I'm with younger people they seem to treat me as more or less equal. It opens a possibility of a conversation, a moment in which I can learn from the other person. I have also noticed that on rare occasions, I pull out the...
The band Queen asks “Who wants to live forever?” Good question, especially since more of us than ever before are likely to live beyond 100.Earlier this year, Scientific American made a bold claim: “There might be no natural limit to how long humans can live — at least not...
The evolution of the well aging, anti-aging or post-aging is a science story wrapped in a wave of shifting consumer perceptions. First the science.At the dawn of the DNA-age, it was widely thought that chromosomal factors were the leading determinants of aging. Today, however, research is finding a more...

Smoothie

the live-forever breakfast smoothie OK, no one is going to live forever (Sorry Ray Kurzweil, it’s a delusion). But it’s nice to aim for a long, functional, engaged life. Last week we discussed the dangers of glycemic loads, which are multiple. Then, what to eat for breakfast? Below is the...
Some people in our community seem to have an aversion when it comes to strength training, and it seems to be rooted in the false idea that lifting heavy weight is either dangerous or will transform one into the Hulk.Perhaps this belief was born from images of 1980s bodybuilders....
Treat Thanksgiving like a normal meal, except the great part, the part to really take in, your friends and family that you are with. It’s a time to remember how great it is to be alive, to the wonders of the world, to how lucky we all really are,...
Maybe we are stronger than they tell us.From our extensive global research, and from our own personal experience with exercise after fifty, one needs to be smart, listen to your body, and work out hard based on your abilities.What we have found from our 4 years of research, is a sort of...
Many of our community have expressed a desire to stay away from corn, either because of its high glycemic index, or increasingly, its lectin content. But what about our matinee favorite delight, pop-corn? Do we really need to deprive ourselves? Nope. Hello cauliflower! We are huge fans of this...