A superager is a person who is at least 80 years old and retains the memory skills and capacity of someone a minimum of 30 years younger. But their memory isn’t the only thing that sets them apart. Superagers are on the move, and they’re fast. History In 2008, The Mesulam Center for … Superagers on the Move Read More » The post Superagers on the Move appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
A 19th century Austrian monk by the name of Gregor Mendel founded the science of genetics. Since that time, DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) has been widely accepted as the “architects of our bodies,” the carrier of genetic information. However, not so according to the new science of the cell conducted by developmental biologist Alfonso … Cells: Master Architects of Life Read More » The post Cells: Master Architects of Life appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
There is a lot of talk these days about having a healthy gut. And for good reason. The gut or gastrointestinal (GI) tract plays a crucial role in your overall health and well-being. It is responsible for approximately 80% of your immune system. Additionally, it is responsible for 95% of your serotonin, “the … Your Healthy Gut Read More » The post Your Healthy Gut appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Saunas are a hot topic these days, and for good reason. They have been a part of Finnish culture for over 2,000 years. Finland ranks #1 on the list of healthiest and happiest countries in the world. What do the Finns know that we don’t? And does it have anything – or everything – … Saunas Are a Hot Topic Read More » The post Saunas Are a Hot Topic appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
With summer in full swing most of us are headed outdoors to soak up that vitamin D. Between our mothers and our dermatologists, most of us are well aware of the benefits of wearing sunscreen. But are you aware of sunscreen safety issues? Do you really know how to protect yourself and have … Sunscreen Safety Read More » The post Sunscreen Safety appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Everyone deals with inflammation from time to time. Acute inflammation is a natural response of the body’s immune system to injury or infection and plays a crucial role in the healing process. However, chronic inflammation is when your body continues to send inflammatory cells even when there is no injury or infection. If … Got Inflammation? See Your Chiropractor Read More » The post Got Inflammation? See Your Chiropractor appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Every day there is something – an event, an interaction, a realization – that has the potential to make you angry. How do you handle it? Do you lose your cool or stay cool? That is the question. Defined It really doesn’t matter what sets you off. We all have different thresholds and triggers … Lose Your Cool or Stay Cool? Read More » The post Lose Your Cool or Stay Cool? appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
According to Harvard Health Publishing, after age 30 we begin to lose as much as 3% to 5% of our muscles per decade. For men, they can assume they will lose approximately 30% of their muscle mass during the course of their lifetimes. Muscles matter. It’s never too early (or to late) to muscle … Muscles Matter! Read More » The post Muscles Matter! appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
The U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy, has published a report declaring loneliness to be a public health epidemic. Specifically, he’s stated that loneliness poses health risks as deadly as smoking up to 15 cigarettes per day. Defined Murthy told The Associated Press that “We know that loneliness is a common feeling that many … As Deadly as Smoking 15 Cigarettes a Day Read More » The post As Deadly as Smoking 15 Cigarettes a Day appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Book lovers rejoice! A study conducted by Yale University has proven that reading books is directly tied to longevity. In other words, read books, live longer! Adding Years Specifically, people who read for three and a half hours per week or more were found to live almost 2 years longer (23 months to be … Read Books, Live Longer Read More » The post Read Books, Live Longer appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
How many of us know someone who has been affected by a brain injury or a disease like autism, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, ALS, Alzheimer’s, or dementia? Or how many of us wish we could just focus better, improve our brain power, and protect ourselves from neurodegenerative diseases? Science has long proclaimed that the human … Neuroplasticity and Nerve Regeneration Read More » The post Neuroplasticity and Nerve Regeneration appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Say what? According to the dictionary, “say what” is a phrase used when asking someone to repeat what they have said, especially when you are surprised by it. For example, if you were to be told that there is a link between hearing loss and longevity, you might respond with “Say what?” What We’re … Say What? Read More » The post Say What? appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Sally Jacobson just had a birthday party for her liver. Sally is only 78, but her liver is 100 years old. Really. If you’re thinking you’re too old for something – anything – this story should give you a reason to look at things differently. Sally’s Story In 2006, Sally was near death, … Her Liver is 100 Read More » The post Her Liver is 100 appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
For many of us, the minute the weather gets warm we start thinking about a vacation at the ocean. We can’t seem to get enough Vitamin Sea! The sun, the sand, the salt water – all spell relaxation and rejuvenation. But there’s more. There are some serious health benefits to a trip to the … Vitamin Sea Read More » The post Vitamin Sea appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
A new study finds that the secret to living to 100 and beyond is having lots of experience fighting off infections. It appears that those bugs and viruses can be good for us…particularly in the long run. Super Strong The study conducted by researchers at Boston University and Tufts Medical Center and published in … Fighting Off Infections Read More » The post Fighting Off Infections appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Everyone knows that good dental hygiene is important. Keep brushing your teeth, don’t stop flossing, and see your dentist for regular cleanings. Do these things and you’ll have a pretty smile and keep your own teeth for, ideally, your entire life. However, according to science, there’s some other big reasons to make oral health … Don’t Stop Flossing Read More » The post Don’t Stop Flossing appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
It is a fact that food is medicine, and we are what we eat. However, many people don’t realize that the phrase “brain food” is real. You really can eat to improve your mind. Global Emergency Every day we hear news about some public figure or someone in our family or social circle … Brain Food Read More » The post Brain Food appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
We all know that our body is made of mostly water and it’s important to drink enough fluids, preferably water, each day. The question is – do you? If you haven’t been diligent about staying hydrated, it’s time to make that important change. According to a new National Institutes of Health study, good … Drink Up! Read More » The post Drink Up! appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
The first mammals evolved during the age of the dinosaur, about 190 million years ago. However, it wasn’t until 2023 that longevity researchers determined social habits and life spans are evolutionarily entwined in mammals. In other words, people (and other mammals) that live in groups may live longer. Social Organization The study was a … Social Habits and Life Spans Read More » The post Social Habits and Life Spans appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
There is a link between antidepressant use and deadly “superbugs,” (defined as a strain of bacteria that has become resistant to antibiotic drugs) according to new research out of Australia. As if the increased use of antidepressants wasn’t enough, this new information is super depressing. On the Rise It’s no secret that the mental … Super Depressing Read More » The post Super Depressing appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
You were born to be healthy. From the moment of conception, your body was given the blueprints and the innate intelligence to live an active, healthy life for 80, 90, 100 years and beyond. Keeping your spine and nervous system healthy and functioning properly, without interference, is essential to optimizing your genetic capabilities. It’s all … The Brain-Body Connection Read More » The post The Brain-Body Connection appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
There is a Bigness within you and it’s not about your size. It’s the amazing Innate Intelligence that runs your body which cannot be duplicated in a laboratory. Indeed, if you tried to duplicate it, your efforts would drain all the money in the world with no guarantee of success. $6 Million Human Yale … Bigness Within You Read More » The post Bigness Within You appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
How well do you know your neck? This magnificent and delicate structure that holds up your head, moves in many directions, and protects your body’s lifeline is often taken for granted…until it is injured. It may seem simple when looking from the outside, but inside it is a complex structure that is vital for health. … How Well Do You Know Your Neck? Read More » The post How Well Do You Know Your Neck? appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Do you or someone you know have a child who is being considered for psychiatric drugs? If so, here is some important information that you should consider. It is from the chapter contributed by Gwen Olsen in the book, Drugging Our Children. Gwen is also the author of Confessions of an Rx Drug Pusher. … Drugging Our Children – An Excerpt Read More » The post Drugging Our Children – An Excerpt appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
A day and a half! That’s how long we’d have before everyone in the world would die if all the viruses suddenly disappeared, according to Tony Goldberg, an epidemiologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. While the media may paint a different picture, the scientific community recognizes that the essential things viruses do far … If All the Viruses Disappeared Read More » The post If All the Viruses Disappeared appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
The United Kingdom is launching a new initiative between Parliament and private industry. In a nutshell, the Brits are looking toward the 100 Year Lifestyle. They may not know it yet, but that’s what they are doing. New Ground? This new initiative is based on their desire to pivot from “investing in sickcare to … Brits Looking Toward the 100 Year Lifestyle Read More » The post Brits Looking Toward the 100 Year Lifestyle appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
It has become redundant to talk about stressful times of year. Today, stress can be 24/7, 12 months a year. Despite that, the fact is, stress affects everyone differently. Have you ever wondered how stress affects you? Results of Stress It is well documented that high levels of stress can contribute to many health … How Stress Affects You Read More » The post How Stress Affects You appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
The song “Baby It’s Cold Outside” may have been written in 1944, but it’s still popular today. However, our point of reference towards the cold might just have changed since then. Today cold, in some cases extreme cold, is seen as a means to healthy longevity! The research suggests that regular exposure to cold … Baby, It’s Cold Read More » The post Baby, It’s Cold appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
Are you in pain or suffering from a health problem? Then the greatest gift you can receive is to discover and release the healing power within you. This healing power is the same vitalistic energy that grew you from one cell at the moment of conception to over 80 quadrillion cells. Those cells are … The Healing Power Within You Read More » The post The Healing Power Within You appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.
There is a critical shortage of medical doctors. As a result, more and more people are using chiropractors for their health care leadership. According to the AAMC, the American Academy of Medical Consultants, there is a shortage of medical doctors. By 2025, that shortage is expected to grow to 125,000. These statistics are experienced … Emerging Health Care Leadership Read More » The post Emerging Health Care Leadership appeared first on The 100 Year Lifestyle.