Sarcopenia

Sarcopenia

Sarcopenia is associated with the ageing process. Sarcopenia is basically the loss of muscle mass strength and function and this leads to a condition called frailty and persons become more prone to imbalance, falls and fractures. Scientists used...

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The Reason for Longevity

The Reason for Longevity

In surveys and research on centenarians the following themes always seem to come up. The same themes are seen on studies of populations in the blue zones. Keeping a positive attitude and having a passion for life. Eating real and natural food and...

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9th & 10th Point to Healthy Ageing

9th & 10th Point to Healthy Ageing

I have put these points together as this are all the new technologies that are evolving very fast and what I say now might change soon, even in the next few months. They say the future of medicine is preventive, proactive and personalized. This...

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5th Point for Healthy Ageing

5th Point for Healthy Ageing

Stress We will start off with stress. Everybody has stress. In fact they say the only people with no stress are those six feet underground. However there is a fine line between good stress (Eustress) and bad stress (Distress). Good stress is like...

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Zinc

Zinc

Our bodies contain approximately 2 to 3 grams of zinc, which is distributed throughout the body. Zinc is an essential component of over 300 enzymes associated with many different metabolic processes. The highest concentrations of zinc are found...

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4th Point to Healthy Ageing

4th Point to Healthy Ageing

Exercise I always say is the best buy in public health and as Hippocrates said thousands of years ago, “Walking is men’s best medicine”.  Whenever someone asks me what is the best anti-ageing tool I always say exercise. Our body is just like a...

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3rd Point to Healthy Ageing

3rd Point to Healthy Ageing

Let thy food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.  Said thousands of years ago by Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine. This I believe holds more true today than before. In this era of fast foods and junk foods, the epidemic of...

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2nd Point to Healthy Ageing

2nd Point to Healthy Ageing

The second point for healthy ageing is social interaction. This basically means a connection between two human beings who have a relationship and friendship. Many social studies have shown that people who are closer to their spouse and children...

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1st Point to Healthy Ageing

1st Point to Healthy Ageing

When we discuss ageing issues the first thing that comes to our mind are the physical issues. However we humans actually should look at ageing from the perspective of Mind, Body and Spirit. We actually are a combination of this three ‘things’...

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10 Points to Healthy Ageing

10 Points to Healthy Ageing

The world is ageing. Called the “Graying of the Nations” our lifespan has almost doubled the last 100 years. Though people are living longer, however the majorities are not ageing well. Today people are getting chronic diseases, immune...

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Coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is also known as ubiquinone comes in two forms: ubiquinol, the active antioxidant form, and ubiquinone, the oxidized form which the body partially converts to ubiquinol. It exists everywhere in the body. Although coenzyme Q10...

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Heart Health

Heart Health

Your heart is not only your most critical muscle but is also one of the hardest working as it never stops. Your adult heart beats about 100,000 times each day, though fitness level can affect your heart rate. The more fit you are the lower your...

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