Over the last century, we have seen life expectancy rise dramatically. According to the CDC, if you were 60 years old in 1911, you could expect to live about 15 years longer. Now, the average 60-year-old woman will, on average, live 24 years.
Do you want to live to be 98? My mother lived that long. She enjoyed almost all but her last year. Do you think you’d still enjoy life into your 90s?
You probably wouldn’t think that yogurt, lemon and turmeric would go well together. In reality, these three components make up my favorite turmeric recipe. In this video, I’d like to share with you why I love turmeric so much and how I combine these three ingredients to get magical results.
It was a sweltering December evening in Fortaleza, Brazil, when I was first introduced to the magical taste of Acai. On a whim, I had decided to visit my son and his wife in Brazil, where they were kiteboarding and spending time with their Brazilian friends.
The truth shall set you free… Honesty is good for the soul…
These are both great sayings, but they never meant as much to me as they do today. At 69, I have decided it’s time to tell my story.
Do you want to live to 100? Or, do you perhaps want to live to 110 and become a super-centenarian? It may sound unlikely, but, according to the UK Government Actuary’s Department, babies born in just thirty years’ time will have an average life expectancy of 150!
Sometimes it is the simplest ideas that can make the biggest impact in our lives. For example, have you ever thought about the benefits of hugging? Hugs can increase our happiness and reduce the stress in our lives. They can also help to reinforce our most important social bonds. So, if hugs are so important, why aren’t we getting enough of them?
Despite all of our advances in science and technology, the biological basis of healthy aging is still a mystery. There can be little doubt that genetics plays a role in how we experience the aging process, but, exactly how this works is largely unclear.
We’re practically drowning in home remedy advice these days. Everything we eat, drink or use on our bodies seems to be able to cure some ailment (or cause it – it can be difficult to tell).
The trouble, then, is knowing how to separate fact from fiction. Does green tea help prevent skin aging? Is Vaseline toxic? Should we really use coconut oil for everything? Read on and find out…
Have you ever noticed how people tend to have very different experiences with aging? Why is it that some of us stay positive right to the very end, while others become grumpy, cynical and just plain mean?