blueberry plantStudy unlocks cholesterol-lowering activity of blueberry

The potential cardiovascular benefits of blueberry may be related to the berries’ anthocyanins interacting with bile acids to promote cholesterol reduction, suggests data from a study with hamsters.

http://www.nutraingredients-usa.com/Research/Study-unlocks-cholesterol-lowering-activity-of-blueberry

 

Naturally and safely withdrawing from alcohol and drugs can and should be carried out immediately. Individuals are getting seriously ill and dying from abused medicines, alcohol and drugs.

What drugs can an individual safely withdraw from in their own home that requires little medical supervision from drug treatment centers? What conditions should you ask for close medical support? Most individuals want to desperately get rid of their dependence to alcohol and drugs, but only a couple of them know the secrets to withdraw effectively and comfortably. How does one reduce the anxiety and sleeplessness during withdrawal?

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Green tea extract shows extensive health benefits for obese hypertensives: Human study

Extracts from green tea may lead to improvements in blood pressure, blood sugar levels and markers of inflammation, says a new study from Poland with obese hypertensives.

http://www.nutraingredients-usa.com/Research/Green-tea-extract-shows-extensive-health-benefits-for-obese-hypertensives-Human-study

Mens bones need looking after

To live a longer and healthier life it is necessary to take notice of what is happening in your body. Most of the news about osteoporosis has been about women, especially those over the age of 50.  This useful article shows that men also need to take steps to limit problems in later life. 

Osteoporosis in men: Top 5 tips for healthy bones

“Approximately 2 million American men have osteoporosis and twelve million men are at risk, according to WebMD. Part of the reason more women are at risk than men is because women tend to live longer and therefore have greater time to develop the …”
http://www.theclaytimesjournal.com/ara/health_and_wellness/7426c326-d17b-58aa-a45b-51a544751080.txt

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Almost everywhere you look it seems that someone is utilizing Growth hormone and talking about its anti aging, weight reduction and anabolic gains. Between all the pro athletes scandals as well as the Celebrities giving it a boost not surprising that nobody recognizes what Growth hormone was actually produced for in the first place. Read More…

Inspirational Elder 105 Year Old Jessie Jordan talks about life on the other side of 100 and what is important in life. Her friends and family and even a hockey legend come to her home to help celebrate her big day.

Inspirational elder Besse Cooper is recognized by Guinness World book of records as the world’s oldest living woman. A former teacher, she was born in 1896.

There are plenty of contenders for the oldest person in the world. It all depends on the criteria used. However the Guinness World book of records has an authority like no other, and according to them, the oldest man in the world is Henry Allingham, a first world war veteran. He certainly qualifies as an Inspirational Elder.

Live Longer | Drink Coffee
Transcript:

“What is the best part of waking up? Apparently it’s  living a long time. In a 13 year study involving 400,000 men and women, those who drank coffee were less likely to die from chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease. Researchers aren’t ready to say that coffee prevents these things but coffee does contain a lot of anti-oxidants. No word on the quality of the coffee consumed, but if it was that crappy stuff, longevity may not have been worth it.”

 

Many of us start the morning with a strong coffee and think little of it. Yet new medical research suggests that it could be aiding you to live longer – if you drink plenty of it. Read More…

Are men about to live longer than women?

Elderly man living longer Men living longer than women now seems like a distinct possibility according to a range of studies and statistics.

For example, a study by Professor Les Mayhew of the UK Office for National Statistics, proposes that male life expectancy is increasing at a greater rate than that of women. Key factors include less men working in heavy industry, lower rates of smoking and improved health care, especially for heart disease.

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Men are also increasing their life expectancy at a higher rate than women according to a 2011 study by Dr Chris Murray of the Institute for Health Metric and Evaluation at the University of Washington.  Again, smoking is a factor with far more women smoking relative to men, obesity rates becoming higher in women and increasing rates of heart disease among women.

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Similar results have come out from the insurance industry.  Research suggests the “ladette” culture of smoking and boozing are thought to be making a significant impact on the life expectancy of women.  The lifespan gap between men and women has also decreased.

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