presenter-office-corporate-cartoon-people_fJISBy_OGood news for short blokes. Researchers have found the shorter a man is, the longer he will live. Shorter men live longer.
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Live longer with avocados!

Avocado Oil from AvocadosAvocado oil may have anti-aging properties like those attributed to olive oil, say researchers.

Fat pressed from the exotic fruit could be a potent weapon against conditions such as heart disease and cancer, it is claimed. Read More…

A new way to measure the speed of aging

Measure the speed of aging with a handgrip testYou can measure the speed of aging with a hand grip. According to researchers, it’s all in the handshake – particularly the strength of the hand grip.  New research indicates that the strength of your grasp may be the best way to  measure your true age. Read More…

New Alzheimer’s tests are coming up with some interesting results.


An decreased ability to identify odors might indicate the development of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease, while examinations of the eye could indicate the build-up of beta-amyloid, a protein associated with Alzheimer’s, in the brain, according to the results of four new research trials.

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Why do we die of old age ? There are good reasons why we are programmed to die. In this interesting and informative video we learn just why this is the case, and the why the role of telomeres is so important.



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Why do we die - 100 year old's birthday cakeWhy do we age might seem a silly question because we are so used to it and accept it as a part of life. And if you are alive, and I assume you are, you may have noticed the aging process.

As children we can look forward to growing older and thinking about what we will do when we are “grown-up”. As we move from our teenage years into our twenties, most of the changes we encounter about growing older seem great. Read More…

Research in Longevity can take you along lots of highways and biways

Back in 2012 I read an article in Time Magazine with the forceful headline:

Want to Live Longer? Don’t Try Caloric Restriction – The latest research on caloric restrictions shows that near-starvation diets may not be the Fountain of Youth. Read More…

Older people drinking alcoholAnyone at any age can have a drinking problem. Uncle George always liked his liquor, so his family may not see that his drinking is getting worse as he gets older. Grandma Betty was a teetotaler all her life until she started having a drink each night to help her get to sleep after her husband died. Now, no one realizes that she needs a couple of drinks to get through each day. Read More…

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Obesity is a life threatening condition and is spreading at an alarming rate throughout Western society. It is particularly prevalent in the USA. However there are some steps you can take to reduce your weight and improve your health and lifestyle.


Reducing calorie intake:

What are calories? A calorie is a unit used to measure energy. It is required by most governments to print the calorie value of foods on the nutrition label of all foods that are sold to consumers. Because if this it is easier to calculate your calorie intake. Reducing calories means not just cutting food intake but being careful of the actual caloric value of the foods you are eating.

Reduction but not eliminating fats and oils: fat and oil is necessary for the body but we often eat foods which are too high in fats thus taking in more fat and oil than we need to. When you cut down fat and oil you will reduce calories and definitely manage to lose those pounds. Read More…

Is Coconut Oil Good For Your  Health?

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You probably know that saturated fats are bad fats that can cause all kinds of heart related diseases. Did you know that and the humble coconut oil has 92% saturated fats? Then why is it that there are many advocates of taking coconut oil as a health supplement? Isn’t that contradictory?

Supporters of virgin coconut oil argue that coconut oil helps them to improve skin condition, have more energy and even to lose weight. Huh? consuming saturated fats to lose weight? How is that possible? Read More…