Longevity Magazine highlights health, wellness, anti-aging, inspirational weight loss stories, and healthy tips.
7 Ways to Find Your Passion and Discover Your Zest for Life
Do you feel like there’s something missing from your life? Are you just going through the motions, without any passion or zest? Maybe you’re not where you want to be professionally, or maybe you’re still searching for your true love. There are many things in life that can make you feel this way, but it turns out that passion and zest actually have a scientific explanation, and there are ways to discover them if they’re missing from your life. Read on to find out how to find your passion and discover your zest for life!
Indoor Air Quality is Essential to Lung Health
Air quality may seem like something to consider only when you are venturing outdoors. However, indoor concentrations of some pollutants are often two to five times higher than typical outdoor concentrations, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). For people living with pulmonary fibrosis (PF) and other respiratory diseases, spring cleaning is the perfect opportunity to create a healthy living space by eliminating the many common and often unseen lung irritants and hazards found in the home that can pollute the air we breathe.
How Many Protein Shakes Should You Have Every Day? A Dietitian Can Help
Protein shakes are a terrific way to get more protein into your diet. They're simple to make—simply mix water and powder together—and great for when you're at the gym, on the road, or just don't feel like grilling a chicken breast or frying a few eggs.
What Are Prebiotics? You've Heard of Probiotics, but What Are Prebiotics? Everything You Need to Know
Many people have heard of probiotics, which are live microorganisms that have been shown to benefit gut health. Probiotics can be found naturally in foods like yogurt, sauerkraut, and kimchi, but they're also often taken as supplements to benefit the digestive tract.
The Power of Plants to Improve Well-Being: A Quick Look at Some Supporting Research
The Benefits of Plants for Health, Cognition, Innovation, Productivity, and Mental Health Plants benefit us in many ways. They’re visually beautiful. They produce oxygen which fuels our brain and body. They’re calming. They each require specific conditions and care. It’s been said they enjoy conversation, poetry, and singing. They’re mysterious and graceful or awkward and strange. They can be demanding or want to be left alone to thrive from intentional neglect. Bottom line: Scientific findings support they’re resoundingly good for our health!
DIET AND EXERCISE NOT WORKING?
So many people view dieting as some sort of cosmic punishment for not having the perfect body. They believe that enjoying food is somehow bad for them, which couldn’t be further from the truth. If you want to be completely honest with yourself, when it comes to dieting, it isn’t about giving up food or flavor; it’s about discovering new foods and flavors.
Can we live to 150 and beyond?
The field of life extension is full of empty promises, charlatans, and hucksters. It is also home to some of the world's best and well-funded scientists.
Losing Weight 1st Steps
We discussed the importance of exercise in my last weight-loss piece. Without it, don't even think about starting a weight-loss program! But what kind of exercise should you do? Here I have a list of helpful tips and hints to help you get the most out of your exercise (and weight-loss) efforts. Let's get this party started!
Can we live to 150 and beyond?
Would you like to live to 150? Perhaps older? Some scientists believe that if we can avoid dying of preventable disease and illness, and avoid accidental death due to injury, the human lifespan could be double what it is today.
Everything You Need to Know About Senior Health Care in Pennsylvania
If you or your loved one is an aging American, you’ll have specific needs that change a little over the years. For example, health insurance needs change as you get older. Once you turn 65, you are probably eligible for Medicare. But you may also need supplemental policies to help cover all your expenses. Every state has its own laws and policies regarding certain aspects of health care. Here we will examine them as they apply to Pennsylvania.
Pills, pills, pills. Appointments, needles, massage, pain specialist, dry needling, physical therapy, acupuncture, more doctors, chiropractor and the list goes on and on. Thoracic outlet syndrome, nerve damage and complex regional chest pain are the many invisible complaints my body deals with day in and day out.
Trust Your Goodness
About five years ago I was hanging out in a room with people that I would consider to be like family. I remember them bluntly saying “Angie if you want to get places and have success you have to be a b*tch.” Remember these were people I considered family, I trusted their advice and respected their opinions. However, this time was different, this time life had shown me that you could be a “b*tch” and get places but that comes at the cost of your reputation, frustration, and when you look at it big picture it's such a short-term approach to life.