If you’re over – or fast-approaching – 70 years of age, or want some advice for loved ones in this age group, this article on ‘senior’ supplements is for you.
The polyphenol content of fruits and vegetables is one of the main reasons these foods are so good for our health. But which contain the most? And can you guess which one takes the no. 1 spot?
Glycation is a silent but powerful chemical reaction that plays a key role in the aging process. Find out exactly what’s involved in this ‘spontaneous caramelisation’ of the body, and how to curb it.
Antioxidants have been very popular for several years because of their ability, real or perceived, to help fight against ageing. But which of them offers the greatest potency?
Do you want to delay the negative effects of ageing and stay fit and healthy for as long as possible, to get the most out of life and time spent with loved ones? Discover senolytics, the ultimate weapon for fighting the ageing process.
A superfruit used for more than 2000 years in traditional Chinese medicine, the goji berry has become increasingly popular in the West because of its high content of vitamins and antioxidants. Discover its various benefits.
Calorie restriction consists of reducing your food intake, compensating for any potential deficiencies by taking supplements. Aside from its slimming effects, calorie restriction is now being studied primarily for its ability to prolong life expectancy.
A senescent cell is one whose life cycle has come to a permanent end. In the normal scheme of things, such cells are eliminated from the body by the immune system. But in some cases, this fails to happen and they accumulate in tissues, with potentially serious consequences for health.
Oxidative stress is what happens when our cells are attacked by free radicals. In excess, these unstable molecules overwhelm our defences, damaging the body. Here we take a look at their sources and consequences, and the ways in which we can help keep them under control.
Ageing is the result of a combination of genetic and environmental factors: DNA shortening, oxidative stress, glycation... Here we take a look at the ageing process, its causes, and the ways in which we can slow it down.
Inflammation is a mechanism used by the body to respond to harmful stimuli. But when that response is excessive, the body suffers. Here, in 10 points, are the essential facts.
A research team has just found a way of reversing this loss of ability using a compound that promotes the growth of new blood vessels : NMN (nicotinamide mononucleotide).
There are many things you can do each day to put the brakes on ageing. Here are our ten top tips to help slow down the ageing process.
Within the scientific community, enthusiasm for turmeric’s anti-cancer virtues is palpable: over the past 30 years, the number of studies conducted on the plant has skyrocketed, with a steady increase in the rate of publication...
Diet, the impact of stress, possible causes of mutations, the processes involved … Two people discuss in depth the specifics of cancer.
Crowned the king of all antioxidants, glutathione is indeed an exceptional compound which nonetheless is often overlooked. Did you know, for example, that it plays a key role in the healthy functioning, equilibrium and defence of the body?
Available nowadays as a dietary supplement, resveratrol is an exceptional active principle. It has been studied for decades and continues to reveal new properties and therapeutic virtues...
The humble grape is without doubt the star fruit of the autumn season! Its popularity, however, is not just due to its deliciously sweet taste but also – and perhaps more importantly – because it offers many benefits for our health.
Antioxidant substances are able to combat the harmful effects of free radicals, and thus offer multiple benefits for our health. Below we list five excellent reasons to stock up on antioxidants and protect your body to the max.
Getting plenty of vitamin E? Of course you are! But, wait a minute. This vitamin is more complex than it seems. What exactly does it do? Which form should you take? What is the difference between tocopherols and tocotrienols?
Sixty is the age of fulfilment and serenity. It’s also an age when we need to take extra care of ourselves. Here are our top tips.
The astragalus plant is native to China, and has been used for over 2,000 years for its health benefits. What are those benefits and why are they important? Here are seven good reasons to use astragalus.
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