One Serving of Youth Please! Or, How Do You Eat Your Way to Healthy Aging?
Did you know you can eat your way to healthy aging? Living Longer and Loving It! recently consulted leading nutritionist Dr. Jeffrey Blumberg to develop a list of foods you can start eating now to put yourself on the road to healthy aging. Below, Dr. Blumberg answers questions you may be asking yourself about how to improve your chances for longevity and health.
Taking Aging (Or Not) On the Campaign Trail
Get Mad Column
The positions of Presidential candidates on improving health care runs from the disappointing to the downright scary.
From "Come On, Baby, Light My Fire," to "Come On, Baby, Go To Sleep"
It doesn't seem possible that a guy who knows most of the lyrics of Jim Morrison and The Doors can wake up one day to find he is someone's grandfather. It may be jarring, but grandparenthood is the next happening thing for Baby Boomers. Trust me on this.
Ruth Ittner: Blazing Trails for 80 Years
Ruth Ittner was six weeks old when she went on her first hike. It must have made an impression.
Take a Gene Tweak and Call Me in the Morning
Science in the Spotlight
You want cutting edge? Try this: in the health care world of tomorrow, simple blood tests accurately forecast a person's life long predisposition to disease. Doctors are able to custom fit medicines to a person's genes, eliminating the chances that drug treatments will prove dangerous or ineffective. It will also be possible to substitute healthy genes for defective ones, a procedure that spares people the horrible suffering and devastating expense of catastrophic illness.