Tag Archives: Aging

14 Everyday Mistakes That Are Aging Your Hair

Beauty Some hair thinning can be expected leading up to menopause, thanks to hormonal changes. But any one of these things could be making it worse. You don’t give much thought to your scalp Leszek Glasner/Shutterstock There’s only so much you can do with hair products. “All of us are more about instant gratification,” says… Read More »

The Triage Theory — Prolonging Healthy Aging by Optimizing Intake of Longevity Vitamins and Minerals

In this interview, Bruce Ames, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of California Berkeley, currently senior scientist at the Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, discusses the importance of vitamins and minerals for longevity and explains his “triage theory” of nutrients. Ames was born two weeks after my dad, who passed… Read More »

Is Aerobic Exercise the Key to Successful Aging?

Aerobic activities like jogging and interval training can make our cells biologically younger, according to a noteworthy new experiment. Weight training may not have the same effect, the study found, raising interesting questions about how various types of exercise affect us at a microscopic level and whether the differences should perhaps influence how we choose… Read More »