The red wine secret to living better post menopause
Following menopause, women are at a higher risk for osteoporosis, heart disease, and osteoarthritis. Also, chronic pain is a symptom that isn’t discussed nearly as much as more familiar symptoms, like hot flashes. Research says a plant compound in some favorite foods can be a big help in all of these areas, so you can live better post menopause.
Sleepy in the daytime? It could affect this key marker of aging
Aging is directly connected to the shrinking of your telomeres, compounds that protect your chromosomes from damage. But there are several other factors that could shorten your telomeres and potentially accelerate the aging process — for instance, finding yourself constantly in need of an afternoon nap…
Simple hack boosts effectiveness of anti-aging supplements
It’s no secret that nutritious food, exercise and a low-stress lifestyle can add up to a longer, healthier life. But is that enough? It doesn’t have to be, when research has uncovered a treasure trove of nutrients that can help. And now they’ve found you can boost their effectiveness by taking them at the right time.
The fruit that guards against sunburn, UV damage and skin cancer
We all need a little sunshine in our lives. It’s an important source of vitamin D. Get too much sun, though, and UV damage can lead to premature aging and skin cancer. But there’s a tasty way to give yourself an extra layer of sun protection and guard against sunburn…
What a daily glass of alcohol does to your heart rhythm
For the past decade, there’s been a lot of buzz about how a daily glass of wine promotes good health. But for every study that supports that, there’s another that shows harm. New research sheds light on what happens to your heart when you drink a daily glass of alcohol.