How Habits Help Your Health

“A habit is a behavior that has been repeated enough times to became automatic”, according to James Clear, author of Atomic Habits. Our minds go through a trial and error process to determine which actions will become habits. This is similar to a rat in a maze seeking...
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Shorter Telomeres Can Lead to More Inflammation

Shorter telomeres can lead to premature aging as noted in the last post about longevity and telomere length. Unfortunately, the news gets worse. Having shorter telomeres can also lead to an increase in inflammation. I have written at length about inflammation and the havoc it can...
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Telomeres May Hold the Key to Health and Longevity

Telomeres are a compound structure at the end of a chromosome. Their job is to prevent the ends of the chromosome from fraying or sticking to each other. They are similar to the plastic tips at the end of a shoelace. Telomeres play an important role in making sure the DNA is...
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Adding Oats to Your Days Adds Years to Your Life

Oats are a cost effective way to improve overall health and longevity. They are definitely an overlooked super food. Used as a topical remedy or eaten as a meal, oats are versatile in their ability to improve your health. Oats are a very good source of fiber and are high in...
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Digital Detox to Improve Overall Health

I was reading an article the other day about wellness trends for 2021. One of the trends caught my eye immediately: digital detox. About five years ago we opted to cut the cord and live life without cable. I thought this was going to be great, less TV and more of everything else....
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