Tag: aging

Resveratrol is the Anti-Aging Supplement You’ve Been Looking For

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Resveratrol is a phytoalexin, a natural substance that is released by plants to protect them from fungus and other microbes, from extreme temperatures, and from excessive dampness or drought. Resveratrol is found in the skin of red grapes, red wine, and peanuts. As a supplement, Resveratrol is one of the first that drew a significant…


Your Quality of Sleep Declines As You Get Older

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A recent review of scientific literature published in the journal Neuron found that aging adults may be losing their ability to produce deep, restorative sleep. Medical News Today states that as the brain ages, neurons and circuits in the areas that regulate sleep slowly degrade, resulting in a decreased amount of non-REM sleep. Since non-REM…


Green Tea Pumps the Brakes on Accelerated Aging by Amanda Williams, MPH

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Amanda Williams holds a doctorate in medicine from Xavier University in Aruba, a Master’s degree in Public Health from Nova Southeastern University, and a Bachelor’s degree in biology from St. Mary’s College Orchard Lake. Her background in disease state management allows for a unique nutritional approach to many of the most common health concerns. She…


Which Vitamins and Nutrients are Best for Your Aging Body

Written by Dr. Claire Arcidiacono, ND As we age, the need to keep up with the constant changes in our bodies can prove to be difficult. The aging process gives way to deficiencies as our bodies become less able to process many vitamins and nutrients. For this reason, it is important to reevaluate your needs…


How to Keep Muscle Tone Throughout the Aging Process

By Lydia Patel Once you’ve hit age 40, you’ve most likely started to experience some of the normal bodily changes that come along with the aging process. Your metabolism might be a bit slower, losing weight is more of a challenge, and keeping your muscle tone can be a much more difficult task. In your…