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Two Kiwifruit an Hour Before Bedtime

Michael Greger MD | April 1, 2014 | Health

Read More: aging, alternative medicine, antioxidants, cognition, complementary medicine, folate, fruit, immune function, industry influence, insomnia, kiwi fruit, lifespan, longevity, medications, memory, mortality, oxidative stress, pneumonia, serotonin, sleep, sleeping pills, tomatoes, Valium, vegetables

                The number one question in sleep research is “Why do we sleep?” followed by the question,“How much sleep do we need?” After literally hundreds of studies, we still don’t know the best......

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Flax and Breast Cancer Survival

Michael Greger MD | October 17, 2013 | Health

Read More: angiogenesis inhibitors, biopsy, breast cancer, breast cancer survival, c-erbB2, cancer, cell proliferation, chemotherapy, endostatin, flaxseeds, isoflavone phytoestrogen, lignans, longevity, metastases, microdialysis, mortality, phytonutrients, post-menopause, postmenopausal, prostate cancer, tamoxifen, tumors, women's health

                A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of flaxseeds in breast cancer patients found that flaxseeds appear to have the potential to reduce tumor growth in just a matter of weeks. Scientists believe......

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The Healthy Longevity Secret

Janice Stanger, PhD | February 5, 2012 | Health

Read More: aging, longevity, plant-based diet, whole foods

Six Ways Whole Foods Fuel Long and Active Years An enjoyable retirement is a great American dream. People save up financially for decades, often planning to spend retirement traveling, with family, and fulfilling long-postponed goals. The sad fact is......

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How to live longer in four easy steps

Michael Greger MD | August 24, 2011 | Health

Read More: alcohol, CDC, diet score, exercise, food pyramid, healthy eating index, lifespan, longevity, phytochemicals, phytonutrients, smoking, Standard American Diet, telomeres, vitamin C

The CDC published a paper this week in the American Journal of Public Health suggesting that eating healthy, exercising regularly, and avoiding smoking and excessive alcohol intake can add more than a decade to our lives. And the criteria were......

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Eating Food Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 30, 2011 | Food

Read More: health, longevity, medications, motivation, self help, vegan, vegetarian, weight loss

John Robbins, author of "The New Good Life: Living Better Than Ever in an Age of Less," wrote an eye-opening Huffington Post, "Being Fat In America," which was the final nail in the coffin of my attachment to eating animal......

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Murdock; not vegan, but eating very well

J Morris Hicks | March 11, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: healthy eating, longevity, whole plant foods

Trying to live to the record age of 125 years The New York Times Sunday Magazine (3-6-11) featured a lengthy article on the super-wealthy Dole tycoon, David Murdock, and the diet-style he thinks can keep him alive for another 38 years...when he......

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A New Role for Omega-3? Lengthening Our Telomeres--A Key Marker for Aging, Longer Life, and Health. From JAMA & UCSF.

The Healthy Librarian | January 24, 2010 | Health

Read More: aging, Dr. Ramin Farzaneh-Far, healthy fats, heart disease prevention, longevity, Omega-3's, omega-6s, Susan Allport, telomeres

      "The main result of our study is that patients with high levels of Omega-3 fish oil in the blood appear to have a slowing of the biological aging process over five years as measured by the......

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Minimizing Metabolism to Maximize Longevity

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | January 23, 2010 | Health

Read More: Antioxidant, Calorie-Restricted Diet, Digestion, Free-radical theory, Health, Julieanna Hever, Longevity, Metabolism, Nutrient, Nutrition, Plant-Based Dietitian, Radical

We are constantly told that we need to rev up our metabolism in order to burn calories, stay lean, and maintain health.  Yet this is completely misleading.  Throughout history, scientific lab experiments have confirmed that animals live longer when put......

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It's the Start of the New Year, the Start of the New Decade, and the Start of My Sixties. Some Simple Strategies for Staying Healthy and Happy. At Least I Can Hope!

The Healthy Librarian | January 22, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: Blue Zones, Dan Buettner, DASH Diet, Dr. David Jenkins, longevity, plant-based diet, prevention of chronic disease, resolutions, veganism

Author Dan Buettner has scoured the Earth -- not for the fabled Fountain of Youth -- but for the key to a happy old age. He spent five years visiting areas of the world where people tend to live longer,......