There are many things you can do to prepare for an enjoyable holiday, including:
- Have a medical check-up. Make sure you are healthy before you travel.
- Pack a medical kit for common ailments for yourself and any children travelling with you.
- Ensure peace of mind by getting travel insurance coverage.
If one were to travel back in time to the 1800s, it would have been difficult to imagine that bacterial diseases would ever cease being the leading cause of suffering and death.1
Few people realize that excess abdominal fat, especially excess fatty deposits around the internal organs in the abdominal cavity (called visceral body fat), is far more damaging to health and longevity than simply being “overweight.”
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Skin is often thought of as the great envelope of the human body. Its numerous and varied functions include external protection, temperature regulation, sensory detection and toxin removal, as well as the specialty functions involving hair and nails.
The skin’s appearance is determined by its exposure to harmful environmental influences such as sunlight and air pollution, in combination with diet, hydration, topical care and adequate rest.
Diabetes Is a Form of Accelerated Aging
For decades, scientists have been trying to uncover the root causes of premature aging. The fact that diabetes is a form of accelerated aging comes as a surprise to most people. In fact, life expectancy for people with diabetes is four to eight years less than for non-diabetics. Both aging and diabetes share two important biological processes that damage the body: glycation, which results in damage to protein and lipid molecules, and oxidative stress, characterized by increased free-radical activity and damage to tissues by molecules like reactive sugar aldehydes. And many signs and symptoms of diabetes also commonly occur with aging, including:
A two-year-old girl from Thailand who died of brain cancer has become the youngest person in the world to be cryonically preserved in the hope that one day there will be a cure for her cancer and she could be brought back to life.
There are now close to 20,000 published studies on the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. As researchers continue to discover new longevity mechanisms such as reducing brain shrinkage, protecting memory and improving endothelial function, scientists have begun to analyze how different omega-3 sources affect the body.
Take Your Heart Seriously…
It’s no secret that heart disease is the No.1 killer in the world. If you are smart and committed to change, you can take control of your health and begin your journey to longevity.