About Grace O
As a child in Southeast Asia, Grace O learned culinary arts by her mother's side in her family's cooking school Read More...
What Are All These 100 Year Olds Eating?The secrets of an Italian village have long fascinated scientists from around the world. Scientists from Rome's Sapienza University and the San Diego School of Medicine spent six months looking into why residents of Acciaroli and nearby tiny communities enjoy such extraordinary longevity—while also seeming to be largely immune from dementia, heart disease and other chronic conditions associated with ageing in most of the Western world. Acciaroli is part
This Vitamin Improves Blood Flow in Summer HeatNow that you’re older, are you having a hard time tolerating summer heat? Especially when the humidity is high? Well, a new study shows that supplementing with a certain vitamin may be what you need to feel better in summer heat. Folic Acid Helps Older People Tolerate Summer Heat When you were a kid you could probably handle summer heat pretty well. You stayed
5 Healthy Foods for Your BrainWhen reading Dr. Eric R. Braverman’s book, Younger (Thinner) You Diet, I was impressed by how much
Magnesium Deficiency – A Normal Sign of Aging?Some of the most frequent complaints I hear from my patients, especially those older than 50, involves muscle cramps and spasms, notably those leg zingers that make them jump out of bed in the middle of the night; trouble sleeping and daytime stiffness or pain in their muscles. Most of my patients laugh these symptoms off as just “getting old”, but they’re surprised when I tell
So, How Old Are You?As a doctor who’s actively involved in anti-aging medicine research and do-able anti-aging techniques for my patients, I’m always interested in helping my patients stay feeling, and living, as youthful as possible. Did you know that your mental perception of your age can make a big difference in how young, or old, you really feel and behave? Let me share with you some
Supplements You Need for Every Life StageWe keep track of passing time by different means—presidential administrations, our children’s movement through grades, fashion eras, simple decades. Life has many eras of growth and health, and if you’re a doctor, like Colorado-based Integrative Practitioner, Robert Rountree, MD, you would focus on physiology: childhood, post-pubertal teens, young adults, middle-aged, elderly. “There are definite differences in nutritional needs that correspond to each of those phases,” says
Eating Plant Proteins Can Lead To A Longer LifeSwapping animal for plant protein in your diet can lead to a longer life, research has shown. A large study
Vitamin E Could Help Protect From PneumoniaAn article that appeared on October 3, 2016 in Clinical Interventions in Aging reported a protective role for vitamin E against pneumonia in older men. For the current investigation, Dr Harri Hemilä of the University of Helsinki, Finland analyzed data from the Alpha-Tocopherol Beta-Carotene (ATBC) Cancer Prevention Study conducted in Finland between 1985-1993. The trial included 29,133 men between the ages of 50
Growing Bolder Rather Than OlderRemember when you were a kid and your parents, or some older relative, teacher, neighbor, etc, told you to “act your age” when you were just enjoying yourself? What it really meant, though, was to act more mature, or older, than you were and forego the fun as well. As a result, many of us learned at an early age to put enjoyment by the wayside in
Take a Bite Out of Aging with Summer’s SuperfoodsFresh produce reigns in the summertime and these seasonal foods are packed full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants
What Do FoodTrients Do?
Reduce inflammatory process in cells, tissues, and blood vessels, helping to slow aging and reduce risk of long-term disease.
Prevents and repairs oxidative damage to cells caused by free radicals.
Support the body’s resistance to infection and strengthen immune vigilance and response.
Improves mood, memory, and focus.
Reduces risk factors for common degenerative and age-related diseases.