Soda’s Secret Cell Sabotage

Drink just 12 ounces of soda a day and it will shorten your telomeres. 20 ounces a day is even worse … it shortens your telomeres as fast as smoking. Those who drink 20 ounces a day – the “normal” size bottle you can get at any convenience store – have cells that aged 4.6 years faster.1 I discovered these …

How Not to Act Your Age

Every year the members of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group put together a list of “super-centenarians” – people verified to be 110 years old or older. It surprised me to see that nine of the world’s 15 oldest people live in America.1 But what struck me the most is that almost all of the super-centenarians are women. It got …

Biggest Story Will Be Telomeres

It’s good to be back home in South Florida. But I’m already looking forward to traveling again this year. I’ve been invited to speak at the 22nd Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Aesthetic Medicine in Las Vegas. It’s a big deal because the A4M conference in Las Vegas is the biggest anti-aging conference in the world. And the …

Aging and Energy

When your cells can’t make enough energy, you feel it. It’s a pretty good description of getting older. And that’s no coincidence. They go together. But you don’t have to go through that. Nature, in its wisdom, has provided us with a nutrient that can triple … even quadruple … your energy in just a few days. It works by …

Cell Secret to Keep Doing What You Love

Did you know that people who look younger than their age live a longer and healthier life? How do they do it? Longer telomeres. In a long-term study involving 913 pairs of twins, Danish researchers discovered that the twins who looked younger than their true age had better health and longer survival rates than their older-looking siblings. Also, the larger …

The Anti-Aging Secret of Alcohol

  When I told my grandfather I was going to medical school, he quoted an old German proverb: “There are more old wine drinkers than old doctors.” Grandpa liked to say provocative things… It turns out there is a great deal of wisdom in that saying. Moderate alcohol consumption maintains telomeres, recent scientific studies have discovered. And telomeres, those tiny …

Stress Free And 10 Years Younger

You know stress hurts. You worry, you feel anxious… you lose sleep. That’s old news. But now, we can actually measure the effects of stress. And the wear and tear is more distressing than we even imagined. It goes all the way to your DNA. Researchers at the University of California discovered that stress makes your cells die before their …

Serious As A Heart Attack

Did you know that unless you do something about it, you’ll lose a third of your heart muscle as you age?1 Your heart muscle cells are very high-energy and burn a lot of metabolic fuel. After they burn the fuel, like with anything that produces energy, there’s some waste left over. In your heart, that metabolic waste includes free radicals. …