Category Archive: Long Life

98-Year-Old Conquers Mount Washington Road Race

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It took four hours, and he only stopped to fuel with tea and lemonade. A parade of cars filed down the mountain, finally set free after runners battled 4,650 feet of elevation gain… Continue reading

Our Bodies after Age 20

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Skin begins to age when you hit your 20s. Read on… After age 40, most of us have a hard time seeing things less than 2 feet away You may first notice it… Continue reading

Over 40? These Problems can sneak up on You

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1/16 Outsmart Your Age More than 9 in 10 older adults have some type of chronic disease, and almost 8 in 10 have more than one. So chances are, you’ll have one sooner or… Continue reading

16 Foods that Boost your Immune System

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1/17 Elderberry It’s an old folk remedy. This fruit is loaded with nutrients called antioxidants, and it may help fight inflammation. In some lab studies, an extract from the berries appears to block… Continue reading

75-Year “Young” Gerlinde Buttner Rows 15Kms Every Day

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75-Year “Young” Gerlinde Buttner Rows 15Kms Every Day. Gerlinde turned 75 in January 2018. She has been rowing since May 1963. Her husband and two sons also rowed. Gerlinde states: “Rowing is a… Continue reading

Health Benefits of Avocados

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1/15 It’s Easy Being Green They’ve been the darlings of social media, and they’ve been called “America’s new favorite fruit.” Turns out, avocados are popular for good reason. Not only are they delicious,… Continue reading

Bigger Arms for Better Health and Longer Life?

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11/14 Arm Yourself When doctors kept track of 4,000 men between ages 60 and 79 to figure out their body composition, they found that along with slimmer waists, bigger arms seemed to predict… Continue reading

Top Cancer-Fighting Foods

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1/20 Fighting Cancer by the Plateful No single food can prevent cancer, but the right combination of foods may help make a difference. At mealtimes, strike a balance of at least two-thirds plant-based… Continue reading

12 Life Secrets From People Who Have Lived the Longest

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In early 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that Americans are living longer than ever, with life expectancies continuing to increase annually. The news is good across the board, with… Continue reading

Eating for a Long Life

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See how you can live longer and live healthier. Foods like berries, olive oil, and nuts can help with your longevity. 1/13 Antioxidants and Aging Eat foods rich in antioxidants to help fight… Continue reading

How to Eat and Drink like Queen Elizabeth

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New details about the Queen’s daily diet have emerged, and it includes more than a few cocktails and lots of sweet treats. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is 91 years old and shows… Continue reading

 ‘Forest Bathing’ Harnesses Nature to Boost Health

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Research shows a simple walk in the woods can do a body — and a mind — good. On a recent morning in late July, Ben Page leads six hikers about a quarter-mile… Continue reading