Category: Live To 100

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9 Amazing Health Benefits of Sugarcane Juice

9 Amazing Health Benefits of Sugarcane Juice

Summer makes us think of a lot of refreshing drinks to help us beat the heat. Sugarcane juice might not be the first thing on your mind, but it is packed with numerous health benefits, ranging from fighting cavities to rehydration and weight loss. The following are nine of those benefits: Supports skin care Sugarcane...

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Older People Are Becoming Healthier Every Year

Older People Are Becoming Healthier Every Year

Researchers have claimed that older people, or those born from 1912 onwards, are becoming healthier and should no longer be seen as an extreme burden on the National Health Service (NHS). Each year since 1912, people are increasingly less likely to need emergency treatment, as found by a study by the University of Oxford. Older...

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Laughter: The Best Medicine for All Ages

Laughter: The Best Medicine for All Ages

Laughter is the best medicine. You’ve heard that so many times. You know it’s true but, do you take it seriously? Have you laughed so hard and loud that every inch of your body feels the fun? Just the thought of roaring into laughter can make you feel lighter. Not only is laughing fun but...

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Anti-Aging Hormones May Provide Treatment for Age-Related Diseases

Anti-Aging Hormones May Provide Treatment for Age-Related Diseases

Researchers led by New York University School of Medicine published a new discovery in the journal Nature about the anti-aging effects of hormones. The NYU and Yale University researchers are looking for ways to adapt their findings into treatments for age-related diseases. They believe their findings could lead to a new cure for kidney and heart...

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Lingering Stress Has Long-Term Health Consequences

Lingering Stress Has Long-Term Health Consequences

A recent study published in Psychological Science(APS) states how those who carry negative emotions from stress longer, are more likely to report health problems a decade later, as compared to those who easily “let go”. Previous studies suggest that people who effectively and immediately deal with stress, thereby releasing negative emotions more easily, have better long-term health. Participants...

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Too Much Sitting Is Harmful To The Brain Despite Exercise

Too Much Sitting Is Harmful To The Brain Despite Exercise

According to a preliminary study by researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) on middle-aged and older adults, too much sitting may be harmful to the brain. The authors concluded that even high levels of physical activity did not make a difference. The study, now published in the journal PLOS ONE, contributes more evidence...

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Conventional, Old-Fashioned Practices That Are Actually Healthy

Conventional, Old-Fashioned Practices That Are Actually Healthy

The younger generations may raise their eyebrows with old-fashioned habits that the older generations practice, especially with a lot of new health trends popping up. It turns out, however, that some of these conventional practices indeed work, and are actually good for your health. It just proves that there’s a reason why these practices stood...

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98-Year-Old CEO’s Secret to Feeling Young Revealed

98-Year-Old CEO’s Secret to Feeling Young Revealed

Klaus Obermeyer, CEO and founder of the Sport Obermeyer outdoor clothing company, swims, bikes, lift weights, practices akido, and stretches as part of his daily morning routine. Obermeyer believes that being continuously active is the key to “staying alive.” He’s 98 years old and still loves skiing. What’s the secret to his enduring vitality? “If you are not...

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Music Therapy May Alleviate Anxiety and Depression in Dementia

Music Therapy May Alleviate Anxiety and Depression in Dementia

Researchers at the University of Utah Health found an area in the brain that can be stimulated by music to reduce anxiety and depression in dementia patients. Published in The Journal of Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease, the study tested the impact of a personalized playlist on people with debilitating symptoms. The research has discovered improvements in patient...

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Want to live 10 years longer? These 5 habits could help

Want to live 10 years longer? These 5 habits could help

According to government statistics, the average 50-year-old American can expect to live another 30 to 33 years. But a new study claims that maintaining these five lifestyle habits could add about a decade to that: not smoking; eating healthy; exercising regularly; maintaining a normal weight, and drinking only in moderation. Senior researcher Dr. Frank Hu,...