that a simple seed used since Paleolithic times has astounding health benefits for weight loss, heart health, vision, and anti-aging? Most modern people don’t recognize the seeds of pine cones as a superfood, but our Paleolithic ancestors certainly may have—they relied on these seeds Continue reading
One of the most promising techniques in the field of radical life extension revolves around the use of adult stem cells to regenerate damaged tissues and organs
One hurdle to be crossed is the fact that, especially as you age, Continue reading
Despite the name, pine nuts are actually not nuts at all but the seeds of the pine cone. They have been a popular source of nutrition since paleolithic times and are used to add the delicious flavor and texture to pesto sauce. The following are six amazing health benefits associated with pine nuts. Continue reading
… that chaga mushroom can strengthen the immune system, help prevent cancer, reduce high blood pressure, and soothe an aching stomach?
The Siberians call this humble tree fungus a “Gift of God” and the “Mushroom of Immortality.” The Japanese have nicknamed it “The Diamond of the Forest.” The Chinese refer to it as “King of the Plants.” And thousands of centuries of use attest to this mushroom’s healing and strengthening properties. Continue reading
…that pine pollen can elevate sexual libido, increase fertility, and decrease the symptoms of aging?
Springtime blossoms with color as flowers bloom and leaves brighten to green, but take a closer look and you’ll notice hints of yellow carpeting the ground. These yellow dustings are actually pine pollen that fall from pine branches Continue reading
Discover how this powerhouse antioxidant may
help treat chronic disease, support optimal cardiovascular function and… make your skin glow in the process!
When the words anti-aging, longevity and wellness are attached to a health supplement or product, the buzzword antioxidant is sure to follow. As a label-savvy consumer, you don’t want to get hoodwinked by the hype. Continue reading
Did you know…that an ancient mineral substance preserved in the Himalayan mountain regions of Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan offers amazing health benefits for longevity, sensual prowess, memory, and well-being?
Shilajit is a mineral substance that is quite literally “the carbon footprint” of our earth’s ancient ecosystem. Continue reading
These bright red root vegetables pack a variety of vitamins and minerals rarely found in such high concentrations within one food.
Beets became popular around the world in the 19th century when it was discovered they could be used to make sugar; the very first beet sugar plant was built in Poland. Continue reading
Have you ever wondered why some people who eat a balanced and wholesome diet … exercise regularly … and live a healthy lifestyle … sometimes age rapidly and prematurely — while others who drink … smoke … eat junk food and live unhealthy lifestyles sometimes look youthful and live longer without a lot Continue reading
… that an inexpensive nutritional supplement called L-Carnosine is being hailed as by integrative doctors—including Dr. Oz—as the possible “end of old age?”
The nutrient L-Carnosine may come closer to an anti-aging magic bullet than anything else yet discovered. Continue reading
Pomegranates have been prized for their nutrition value for more than 4,000 years, especially in the ancient world of the Middle and Near East.
Now, research shows Continue reading
Superfoods are natural foods that have an array of nutrients that synergistically work to together to exponentially expand the individual nutritional components. Many raw, organic vegetables fall into this category. One of the world’s favorite superfoods are cucumbers.
Cucumbers are the 4th most cultivated vegetable in the world. Continue reading
Eating high-quality fermented foods can provide extraordinary health benefits ranging from heart health to cancer protection, immunity and even anti-aging?
People have been consuming fermented foods for hundreds of years. In the West, the most commonly known fermented foods include yogurt, sauerkraut, pickles and sourdough bread, and some of the lesser-known ones are tempeh and the fermented beverage kombucha tea. Around the world, the list is much longer, including items such as balao-balao, magou, lutefisk, nham, kefir, natto, and kimchi, among many others.
Fermented foods contain the beneficial flora Lactobacillus acidophilus—or “good bacteria.” These bacteria produce several byproducts, including lactic acid. Lactic acid actually preserves food and boosts health by inhibiting other “bad” bacteria. Continue reading
If you want to live longer and healthier, anti-aging researchers suggest that all you have to do is search for clues in the places where people already enjoy the longest and most exceptionally healthy lives.
One such place is the land of the Inca people … centered around the Andes highland city of Cuzco, which is in Peru.
The Inca people usually lived to be 100 years of age or older—with no assistance from any form of modern medicine. The holy Amautas, keepers of sacred knowledge, often lived active lives well beyond the age of 120.
For many years, scientists and tourists alike have journeyed to the lands encompassed by the ancient Inca Empire looking for the secrets of long life. Continue reading