Many people, including some medical doctors, advise against supplementing our diets with vitamins, minerals, and other micronutrients. The most common reason given? We can obtain all the nutrients our bodies require from healthy eating.
Countless studies provide evidence to support the adage ‘use it or lose it’ when it comes to remedying age-related physical decline. Even in the elderly, both aerobic and resistance exercise can improve physical strength and endurance. The biochemical mechanism responsible for exercise-induced health improvement involves the tuning-up of numerous metabolic pathways.
In last month’s Juvenon Health Journal, we discussed a recent study conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health that identified the top preventable risk factors for premature mortality. Smoking tops Harvard’s list of preventable risk factors with high blood pressure and obesity closely following.
Understand vitamin E structure to know how it fights off free radicals for better health. RELATED: Vitamin D – A Vitamin In Need Of Revision
Baking fish in parchment paper or tin foil is known in France as poisson en papillote (fish in a parcel). It is a very simple and healthy way to cook fish and is also very flavorful since the fish and vegetables cook together in their own seasoned juices. Cleanup is easy too! Any white fish will work. I used tilapia in this recipe. You can refer to the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch guide to help you make ocean-friendly seafood choices.
According to U.S. News and Report, Coenzyme Q10 (or CoQ10 for short) is the third most popular supplement in the United States. CoQ10 supplementation is prescribed by many doctors for treating or preventing a range of conditions from headache relief to Parkinson’s disease.
What are mitochondria, what are their functions and why are they so important? These tiny cellular structures specialize in energy production, but also play a role in aging, cancer, cell death, and degenerative diseases. Virtually all the energy needed for you to go about your daily life ultimately derives from the mitochondria.