Tag Archives: longevity

Don’t Worry About “BMI” Scales – Just Hit The Weights!

Referring to the ubiquitous BMI calculator, at 5’9″ and 170 lbs  I am classified as an overweight individual,  sob.   😉   I can’t understand it – I’ve worked out religiously all my life and my body fat is only about 8 or … Continue reading

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The Longevity Detectives – Aging is all in the Genes

Can you guess my age?  Just check out my telomeres… Why does a fruit fly live for only a few months, a mouse a couple years, a human 80 or so, and a turtle over 130?  What establishes these set … Continue reading

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Resveratrol Blast

Go ahead, indulge! Resveratrol has gotten a lot of attention lately both in the health food circles and in the lab.  Long valued as an antioxidant with various health benefits,  in recent studies it has shown an ability to mimic the … Continue reading

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