Tag: Aging

Resveratrol in the diet is no help at all, study says. At levels that can be consumed in a healthy diet, the plant polyphenol resveratrol--found plentifully in red wine and grapes--was not linked to lower risks of heart disease, cancer or death, says a new study. Resveratrol Levels and All-Cause Mortality in Older Community-Dwelling Adults.

Alcoholic beverage, wine, table, red   Tag: Aging
17 May 2014

Study: Eat 7 servings of fruit, veggies daily. You know the saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away"? Turns out eating one apple isn't enough. A new study suggests people who eat up to seven servings of fruit and vegetables a day can cut their risk of premature death by 42% - and that vegetables may be more important than fruit to your overall health. Fruit and vegetable consumption and all-cause, cancer and CVD mortality: analysis of Health Survey for England data.

Mixed vegetable and fruit juice drink, with added nutrients   Tag: Aging
13 Apr 2014

Go nuts! A handful a day may help you live longer, docs say. An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but if you want to live longer, a handful of nuts may be a better bet. The biggest study yet into whether nuts can add years to your life shows that people who ate nuts every day were 20 percent less likely to die from heart disease, cancer or any other cause over 30 years than people who didn’t eat them. Association of Nut Consumption with Total and Cause-Specific Mortality.

Nuts, mixed nuts, oil roasted, with peanuts, without salt added   Tag: Aging
22 Nov 2013

Younger People Should Avoid Heavy Coffee Consumption, Suggests New Study

Association of Coffee Consumption With All-Cause and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality.

Coffee, instant, regular, powder   Tag: Aging
26 Aug 2013

Fruit and Vegetables Intake Leads to Longevity. Eating fewer than five servings of fruit and vegetables each day is linked with a higher chance of dying early, according to a large study from Sweden. People who said they never ate fruit and vegetables died an average of three years sooner than those who ate plenty of apples, carrots and tomatoes, researchers found. Fruit and vegetable consumption and all-cause mortality: a dose-response analysis.

Beverages, vegetable and fruit juice blend, 100% juice, with added vitamins A, C, E   Tag: Aging
12 Jul 2013

Reducing Alcohol to Half a Unit A Day Saves Lives, Oxford University Study. About 4,600 lives in England could be saved a year by reducing alcohol intake to just half a unit a day, say experts. The Oxford University report warned that alcohol consumption is a risk factor for many chronic diseases. The government recommends that men drink no more than three to four units per day and women no more than two to three. What is the optimal level of population alcohol consumption for chronic disease prevention in England? Modelling the impact of changes in average consumption levels.

Alcoholic beverage, distilled, all (gin, rum, vodka, whiskey) 100 proof   Tag: Aging, Liver, Hypertension
05 Jun 2012

Coffee Consumption Linked to Lower Risk for Death. Results from the largest study carried out to date indicate that coffee consumption was inversely associated with total and cause-specific mortality. Men who drank 2 to 3 cups of coffee daily had a 10% decrease in their risk for death during the 13 years of the study compared with men who drank no coffee. Women who drank 2 to 3 cups of coffee daily had a 13% decrease in their risk for death. Association of Coffee Drinking with Total and Cause-Specific Mortality.

Coffee, instant, regular, powder   Tag: Aging
16 May 2012

Avocado Oil Could Have Anti-Aging, Disease-Fighting Capabilities. Avocado oil is similar in composition to olive oil, consumption of which is associated with unusually low levels of chronic disease in some Mediterranean countries. New research conducted in Mexico, the world's largest avocado producer, has now demonstrated its power to combat destructive rogue oxygen molecules. These unstable "free radicals" wreak havoc in the body, triggering chain reactions that destroy cell membranes, proteins and even DNA.The phenomenon is one of the prime drivers of ageing and believed to play a major role in damage to arteries and cancer. Oxygen free radicals, or "reactive oxygen species", are natural waste products of metabolism but may be generated in greater numbers due to factors such as pollution, tobacco smoke and radiation.

Oil, avocado   Tag: Aging
03 May 2012

New Research Shows Eating More Berries May Reduce Cognitive Decline in the Elderly. Flavonoids are compounds found in plants that generally have powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Experts believe that stress and inflammation contribute to cognitive impairment and that increasing consumption of flavonoids could mitigate the harmful effects. Dietary intakes of berries and flavonoids in relation to cognitive decline.

Blueberries, raw   Tag: Aging, Memory
26 Apr 2012

Apple Antioxidants Improve Lifespan. Scientists are reporting the first evidence that consumption of a healthful antioxidant substance in apples extends the average lifespan of test animals, and does so by 10 percent. The new results, obtained with fruit flies — stand-ins for humans in hundreds of research projects each year — bolster similar findings on apple antioxidants in other animal tests. Apple Polyphenols Extend the Mean Lifespan of Drosophila melanogaster.

Apples, raw, with skin   Tag: Aging, Antioxidants
05 Mar 2011

Mediterranean Diet May Keep Aging Mind Sharp. A new study shows following a Mediterranean style diet rich in vegetables, olive oil, and fish may keep the mind sharp and slow age-related cognitive decline. Adherence to a Mediterranean-type dietary pattern and cognitive decline in a community population.

CAMPBELL'S SELECT Soup, Mediterranean Meatball w/Bowtie Pasta Soup   Tag: Aging, Memory
08 Jan 2011

Study Shows Foods Rich in Antioxidants May Reduce the Risk of Death. Eat your veggies and you may live longer, a study suggests. The study shows that eating foods rich in antioxidants, like vegetables and fruits, fights disease and may prolong life. Serum ɑ-Carotene Concentrations and Risk of Death Among US Adults. Click here for the list of products highest in ɑ-Carotene.

Soup, cream of vegetable, dry, powder   Tag: Aging
23 Nov 2010

For Some, Moderate Drinking May Prolong Life. Middle-aged and older adults who drink a moderate amount of alcohol daily may live longer than those who abstain or drink heavily, according to a new study. Late-Life Alcohol Consumption and 20-Year Mortality.

Alcoholic beverage, distilled, all (gin, rum, vodka, whiskey) 100 proof   Tag: Aging
25 Aug 2010


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