Archive for the ‘Longevity’ Category

If aging with radiance is on your agenda, add the word telomere to your vocabulary. My online dictionary defines radiance as “an attractive combination of good health and happiness.” I want that. A 2010 article in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry defines telomere as “the DNA-protein complex that protects the ends of human chromosomes. Telomere length is an indicator of biological aging. Telomeres […]

Brain games: jumping jacks for neurons

· Category: Blog, Longevity, Brain Boosters

I’ll start this post with a few tips and awe-inspiring brain facts to blow your mind (so to speak), then we’ll head to a cognitive gym class called Lumosity. The human brain contains about 100 billion neurons. Yes, that’s billion with a B. A neuron is a specialized cell that transfers information via electrical and chemical […]