Category Archives : aging


A New Year and New Healthy Eating Habits

As the holiday season draws to a close, many of us start to think about how to eat more healthfully in the New Year and perhaps try and lose those few extra pounds that might have crept up on us over the holidays. If healthy eating and cooking are on your list of New Year’s […]

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Antiaging Eye Care: Vision Problems

Deterioration of vision is an inevitable part of aging– in that way, it is much like getting gray hair. We can protect our eyes to some extent by wearing sunglasses to block ultraviolet rays, avoiding smoking, and getting frequent exercise to keep blood vessels in the eyes in good working order. Certain nutrients can, it […]


Energy Support: Eleuthero Ginseng

Formerly called Siberian ginseng, eleuthero ginseng has a long history of use by athletes, military personnel, and cosmonauts of the former Soviet Union due to its energy-enhancing properties. Buy products standardized for eleutheroside content, follow dosage recommendations, and wait six to eight weeks to evaluate the effect.


Energy Support: Asian Ginseng (Panax Ginseng)

Asian ginseng is esteemed as a sexual energizer for men. American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) is valued for its stress-protective properties. Buy products standardized for ginsenoside content, follow dosage recommendations, and don’t expect to notice results until after six to eight weeks of regular use.


Anti-Aging Supplements – Detoxification

Protection from toxins begins with minimizing your exposure to them — drinking purified water, eating lower on the food chain and pesticide-free food when possible, not ingesting toxic substances, not smoking, and not living near hazardous sites such as toxic-waste dumps. You also can help support the liver, the organ responsible for processing toxins. If […]


Anti-Agng Immune Support: Astragalus

Astragalus has a long history in Chinese medicine, where it’s used to ward off colds and flu. Dr. Weil often recommends it to people who “get whatever’s going around,” to cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, to those with immune deficiencies, and to everyone during flu season. Look for standardized extracts in capsules and take them as […]