Anti-aging

Longevity Reigns with the Plant-Based Flavors of Okinawa

Grilled sea bream with vegetablesOkinawa is an island, south of Japan and northeast of Taiwan. It is known as a “blue zone” because it is home to the oldest living population of women in the world. The number of READ MORE

Dr. Gundry Explores the Energy Paradox

young man and dog jumping in the sky You are overfed, but underpowered. Think about it. We have access to more fuel than ever before, and yet we feel out of gas. How is that possible? As you will discover, the food we eat every day may look and taste “normal,” but in actuality, it has a fraction of the vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients than that READ MORE

Save Your Eyes with Collagen

Food rich in collagen concept. Healthy eating and dieting with salmon fish, avocado, eggs and nuts. Anti-Aging Medicine wouldn’t be complete without proper respect being given to this behind-the-scenes amazing nutrient that literally helps hold your entire body together – collagen. It is the second most common substance in your body next to water. Not only does it help “knit” your skin together to keep your skin READ MORE

This Vitamin Improves Blood Flow in Summer Heat

Food rich in folic acid Now 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 READ MORE

SuperAgers: Can You Look and Feel 50 into Your 80s?

Senior woman in sweater and hat studio isolated on grey wall posing happy How do some people avoid the slowing down, deteriorating, and weakening that plagues many of their peers decades earlier? Are they just lucky? Or do they know something the rest of us don’t? Is it possible to grow older without getting sicker? What if you could look and feel fifty through your eighties and READ MORE

Summer’s Superfoods: Take a Bite Out of Aging

Yellow and green zucchini Fresh produce reigns in the summertime and these seasonal foods are packed full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber. When food comes into season, it also often tastes more delicious and can be eaten fresh from the garden. READ MORE

How To Prevent Age-Related Eye Disease

OphthalmologistOnce we pass the age of 40, we become prone to developing certain vision related conditions like cataracts and possibly macular degeneration. However, as I tell my patients, become proactive now to protect your vision! First, let me explain a little about both of these conditions. Cataracts are an outgrowth on the lens that distorts vision. Over 17% of Americans over 40 have cataracts and it is READ MORE

9 Secrets to Living a Long Life

Portrait of mature woman. By Lisa Truesday A trip to the library changed Luann Alemao’s life—and the small city of Cedar Falls, Iowa—forever. While browsing the new-book shelf a few years ago, Alemao found The Blue Zones (National Geographic, 2012) by Dan Buettner, a New York Times best seller showcasing five locations in the world with the highest percentage of people living well into their 100s. Alemao, a former Family READ MORE

Age Faster Eating These Foods

TS-82633583 Sugar in Bowl Aging is the process of accumulating damaging changes in cells and consequent diseases that eventually cause decline in a body. Aging is a complex process without a single cause. As the body ages, there is a decreased ability to respond to stress and maintain proper, healthy balance. There are many scientific theories related to aging but a common thread includes the health of bodily READ MORE

Apples Could Cut Cancer Risk

Apple Eating apples every day could slash the risk of up to five different types of cancer, according to new research published in the journal Public Health Nutrition. Scientists found those eating at least one a day were much less likely to get lung, bowel, mouth, digestive tract or breast tumors than people who rarely or never eat the popular fruit. A review of over 40 previous studies, by experts READ MORE
What Do FoodTrients Do?
Ai Anti- inflammatories
Reduce inflammatory process in cells, tissues, and blood vessels, helping to slow aging and reduce risk of long-term disease.
Ao Anti- oxidant
Prevents and repairs oxidative damage to cells caused by free radicals.
IB Immunity Boosters
Support the body’s resistance to infection and strengthen immune vigilance and response.
MB Mind
Improves mood, memory, and focus.
F Disease Prevention
Reduces risk factors for common degenerative and age-related diseases.