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Aged Cheese May Extend Our Lives

It’s not a joke. Spermidine—a compound found in foods like aged cheese, mushrooms, soy products, legumes, corn and whole grains appears to prolong lifespan, at least the animals used by researchers at Texas A&M. It also seems to prevent liver cancer. A Texas A&M news release reports that when researchers at […]

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Drinking And Weight Gain: Myth Or Reality?

Forget everything your spouse has told you about drinking and gaining weight. The truth, according to researchers at the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute in Ottawa, Ontario, is that there is no association between light to moderate alcohol intake […]

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Morning People Eat Better

Night owls may have an edge when it comes to drinking, but early risers tend to eat more healthful foods. So says a recent study conducted at the National Institute for Health and Welfare in Helsinki, where researchers studied the eating and sleeping habits of 1,900 people.  HealthDay reports that the […]

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Eat Less, Age Slower

Want to stay younger longer? Try eating less. That’s the practical suggestion of research findings at Brigham Young University, where scientists working with mice, not humans, found that when ribosomes — the cell’s protein makers — slow down, the aging process slows too. Why? Because the decreased speed lowers production but […]

Hot Chili Peppers = Longer Life
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Hot Chili Peppers = Longer Life

People who eat hot chili peppers live longer than people who don’t. That’s the conclusion of researchers at the University of Vermont, who studied data from more than 16,000 Americans who were followed for up to 23 years.  Science Daily reports that the researchers found that consumers of hot red chili peppers […]