Deep Dive, Vitality: Extending Life

Zinc, selenium, and CoQ10 support healthy aging Zinc and selenium linked to anemia Being low in iron is not the only cause of anemia. In this study, doctors measured zinc, selenium, and iron levels in 285 nursing home residents. Although fewer than 2 percent were low or deficient in iron, 31.6 percent had anemia. Doctors…

Deep Dive Vitality: 5 Health Benefits of Nostalgia

Good for your mental health and emotional health A blast from the past could be a blast for your physical and psychological wellbeing. Nostalgia—reveling in the past and reminiscing about the good ol’ days—is about more than just daydreaming. Researchers say it’s also the foundation for your health and happiness. Cue sourdough bread-making during the…

Deep Dive Vitality: Mastering midlife with imagination and some new perspectives

Is midlife malaise dragging you down? You’re not alone. Read on for ways of navigating midlife slumps with a positive attitude toward your past and future and enthusiastic engagement in the present. New perspectives on the past Midlife dissatisfaction routinely involves longing for what once was (flawless skin? tireless libido?). Eliminating such longings might be…

Deep Dive: Vitality in Muscle and Bone

How to maintain muscle and bone health Let’s be proactive It’s a natural part of the aging process: degradation and loss of our cartilage, bone density, and muscle strength. So, what can be done throughout those intervening years? How can we manage joint pain and bone and muscle loss before they become unbearable? Read on….

Age Gracefully

It’s never too late to improve one’s approach to a healthier future. Diet and exercise choices become even more important every day we age. Simple changes, like adding a brisk walk to your daily routine, can make surprising differences to the way you feel and look, especially if you have been under a lot of…

Be Fabulous At Every Age

Nearing 50 can be our “second act,” redefining our relationships, careers, and health. We’re living better than ever, and we want to look as good as we feel. For real wisdom on beauty and aging, here’s some advice from women in their fifties and sixties, and tips for aging with happiness and health. Taking control…

Make Everyday Healthy

One message from current world events is clear: we need to take the best care we can of our health all the time in order to be ready for anything. Vitamin C and Zinc have certainly made headlines, but did you know they provide support for more than just your immune health? Find out more…