Honey Helps The Gut, But Should We Eat It?

Honey may contain heath benefits, but does that mean we should eat it? The answer to this question is not necessarily clear cut. The benefits have been documented in literature for many years, but are the benefits worth the added calories and increased amount of glucose? In the...

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...

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...

EGCG May Help Improve Zinc Absorption

EGCG stands for Epigallocatechin-3-gallate. This well known anti-oxidant has profound health benefits. Green tea is a great source of EGCG. EGCG is one of many anti-oxidants known as catechins which is found abundantly in green tea. These catechins have been the focus in many...

Vitamin D Levels May Be the Most Important Indicator of Health

Vitamin D may be the most important nutrient you will need. Numerous studies have shown how important vitamin D levels are to your overall health. Some doctors are even using these levels as a baseline to determine how healthy you are. In the past this vitamin did not get as much...