The Most Important Marker for Healthy Aging

The Most Important Marker for Healthy Aging

Your typical rat lives for about two years. Slap a bushy tail on that rat, however, and the animal:   1) Suddenly becomes cute   2) Lives seven times longer   That’s right. Despite an uncanny resemblance to their nocturnal cousins, squirrels live seven...
Will Too Much Sleep Kill You?

Will Too Much Sleep Kill You?

Most of us aren’t big fans of the alarm. That’s because the alarm interrupts our natural sleep cycle. Not cool.   After all, adequate sleep is crucial for our energy, appearance, longevity, sex life – you name it. Sleep is when our cells (especially our...
When to Eat for Optimal Health

When to Eat for Optimal Health

“Some grapes?”   My cousin was sitting across from me on the couch holding a bowl of purple grapes. The polite response would be to take a few.   I glanced at the bowl, then down at my watch. 9:30 PM. Too late. With a sigh, I raised my hand to wave off the...
A New Way to Stop Alzheimer’s?

A New Way to Stop Alzheimer’s?

Of all the major diseases, Alzheimer’s is probably the scariest. It’s the scariest because it rips away the one thing we have in this world: our mind.   So I get excited when I hear of progress towards a cure.   More on that in a bit. But first a...

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