Tag Archives: aging

A not so hip problem

Really hip trivia: What’s the deal? The number of total hip replacements almost doubled in the last decade among 45-64 year oldsters according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. If you are 45 years old and already need a … Continue reading

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Talk about neem

Let’s talk about neem oil: Neem leaves and oil are loaded with high level of carotenoid antioxidants that help skin heal and also protect the skin from environmental damage. Neem is rich in essential fatty acids and ripe with vitamins … Continue reading

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Did you buy into the L’Oréal lies?

So, the cosmetics company L’Oréal advertised that its Génifique products were “clinically proven” to “boost genes’ activity for visibly younger skin in just 7 days.” Well, it was a bunch of hooey, so the FTC slapped them on the hand … Continue reading

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Expecting to live trivia

Even though the average life expectancy in other countries can be longer than in the US, after the age of 80, you have a greater chance of living longer in the US.

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Eating like kings

A majority of Americans have an up-side down meal schedule. They tend to eat little to no protein for breakfast, a bit of protein for lunch and an excess of protein at dinner. If the recommended daily dietary allowance for … Continue reading

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Growing older – or not

Remember your last class reunion? Why is it that some of your peers look 10 years older than you but some look 10 years younger? One of the factors, according to researchers, is environmental differences from one person to the … Continue reading

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Losing muscle

Do you know that the average woman over the age of 40 loses about a half-a-pound of muscle every year but replaces it with fat? In fact, everyone over the age of 25 pretty much begins to waste away in … Continue reading

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The root of all pain

Inflammation is the root of all pain. Inflammation equals pain – joint pain in particular. Redness and swelling are inflammatory problems associated with pain. Arthritis is pain in the joints related to inflammation. Even aging is a consequence of inflammation. … Continue reading

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Slowly the tummy turns…

As we age, the digestive system slowly deteriorates until many people experience things like celiac disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, heartburn, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic bloating, food allergies and food sensitivities. What happens though is that a vast majority of … Continue reading

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Fenugreek you say?

Fenugreek is loaded with antioxidants that slow aging and help prevent disease. Fenugreek is also great for both male and female sexual stimulation, treating bronchitis, fevers, sore throats, wounds, swollen glands, skin irritations, diabetes, ulcers, cancer treatment, aiding the cognitive … Continue reading

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Silly silibinin beats chemo

Ever heard of silibinin? Silibinin is an extract of milk thistle that can decrease tumor sizes and the number of tumors in patients with lung cancer. Research shows that milk thistle extract inhibits of nitric oxide production that correlates with … Continue reading

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Great for stress relief and protection from aging

Ashwagandha is an herb that has remarkable stress-relieving properties that can out-perform the most powerful drugs out there used to treat depression and anxiety. Taking ashwagandha for five days brings anxiety-relieving effects similar to lorazepam (Ativan), and imipramine (Tofranil). Ashwagandha … Continue reading

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Titanium dioxide sold daily

Titanium dioxide is a common ingredient in food products, toothpaste, cosmetics and sunscreen that carries significant potential health risks according to the journal Chemical Research in Toxicology. – And, millions of tons every year are used for the global market. … Continue reading

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 09/27/13

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 09/13/13

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GMO madness

The American Academy of Environmental Medicine states, “…several animal studies indicate serious health risks associated with GM food consumption including infertility, immune dysregulation, accelerated aging, dysregulation of genes associated with cholesterol synthesis, insulin regulation, cell signaling, and protein formation, and … Continue reading

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