Selfie Ray Plumlee Taken 18 Nov 2018 at age 71
Selfie Ray Plumlee Taken 18 Nov 2018 at age 71

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How to Deal with Stress and Find Happiness After 60 (4/20/2019) by Ray Plumlee Posted in: Health Articles, Mental Health- Growing old can be stressful. Yes I know that sounds like an understatement. But it also doesn't mean you can't do something about it. Just a few commonsense suggestions can go along way toward ratcheting down your stress index to a more manageable level.
FDA Evaluating Metformin As a Life Extending Drug? (4/18/2019) by Ray Plumlee Posted in: Anti-Aging, Cancer, Cutting Edge Solutions, Health Articles- If one wants to live forever, one of the major impediments we must tackle is cancer, and Metformin may be able to offer protection against what has come to be known as the “Emperor of All Maladies.” Twenty-seven clinical trials, involving 24,000, patients proved the efficacy of Metformin in the fight against cancers of the colon and rectum. Cancer patients using the drug experienced a 42% higher survival rate than those patients not using Metformin. Similar results were observed in patients involved in prostate cancer studies. In recent years, these studies have increased to include cancers of seventeen different body organs, using 21 different species of mice and 4 species of rats.
Omega 3 Fatty Acids (4/16/2019) by NWilkinson Posted in: Cancer, Health Articles, Nutrition, Overall Health- Omega 3 fatty acids play an important role in normal metabolism. Mammals are unable to synthesize the long chain omega 3 fatty acids, but can obtain these through another process. ALA, a short-chain variety of the fat, can be ingested either in a regular diet, or through supplements. The body can then convert these short-chain varieties to the longer-chained varieties EPA and DHA. However, this process may be impaired in the aging process
10 Easy Ways To Lose Weight For Men Over 60 By Improving Digestive System (4/15/2019) by Lisa J Fletcher Posted in: Alternative Solutions, Dieting, Health Articles, Low-Carb Diets, Supplementation- If weight loss is on your mind, then you must start with losing fat. Avoid foods that are rich in fat. Have healthy meal portions that are good for digestion. Fat loss is important if you want to lose weight in a healthy way.
Roasted Vegetables with Garlic and Pepper Cashew Dip (4/14/2019) by Chase Tatoy Posted in: Health Articles, Ketogenic Recipes, Low Carb Recipes, Paleo Recipes- I used to hate vegetables when I was a kid. My dad would usually sit in front of me when I eat just to watch and make sure I swallow them vegetables. This recipe is a great way to introduce vegetables to kids as a delicious and nutritious food.
Regenerating Cells With NAD, the Anti-Aging Drug of the Future? (4/12/2019) by NWilkinson Posted in: Alternative Solutions, Anti-Aging, BioHacking, Cutting Edge Solutions, Health Articles- In 2013, a study by David Sinclair of Harvard and his colleagues reported that the mitochondria in lab mice was restored to youthful productive levels when treated with NMN (nicotinamide mononucleotide), a substance which boost levels of NAD in the body. Such a study speaks well to the success of increasing NAD in our own bodies, and the benefits to be gained from doing this. Increased levels of NAD can rejuvenate our mitochondria to the point where it acts like its more youthful self, allowing us, in turn, to rebound to our own youthful vigor while decreasing the threat of so many all too common degenerative ailments.
Things You Need to Know About Back Pain in Older Adults (4/10/2019) by Dr. Brent Wells, D.C. Posted in: Health Articles- It is helpful for adults to understand how back pain begins. Non-specific back pain can begin in a variety of ways. According to Dr. Chau, back pain can begin at work. Poor posture and repetitive sitting or standing can create back pain. When people have to lift frequently and they do it improperly or they lift loads that are too heavy, back pain is often a common result.
High Fat Low Carb Diets, What Are They? (4/8/2019) by Ray Plumlee Posted in: Misc. Low-Carb Diets- In 1863 an overweight Englishman, named William Banting, published "Letter on Corpulence Addressed to the Public". In his letter, Banting describes a diet for weight control by giving up bread, butter, milk, sugar, beer and potatoes. Throughout the 19th century diabetes was treated with a very low carb diet, known as the Ketogenic Diet. This is how the High Fat-Low Carb diet first came about.
Gastrointestinal System Part 3 – Back Pain and Antibiotics (4/6/2019) by NWilkinson Posted in: Health Articles, Pain Management- Studies suggest that approximately 80% of all adults will experience back pain at some point in their life. And, even if we can trace the origin of our pain to injury or strain, it seems that bacterial infection, and the subsequent necessity of antibiotic treatment, cannot be overlooked. Everyone has heard the expression “slipped disc”.
Vaccinations For Men Over 60 Years Old (4/4/2019) by Jennifer Olson Posted in: Alternative Solutions, Health Articles, Overall Health- From the moment we’re born, we’re receiving vaccines. Our infant vaccines usually include chicken pox and mumps. When we get older, we may get vaccines to leave the country or enter into higher education. But vaccines don’t stop with this season of life. As we keep aging, there are vaccines that those over 50 years old should consider. Check all of these off your list and you’re likely to be much lower risk of encountering these illnesses, if at all.
Bullworker Isometric Exercising Device (4/4/2019) by Ray Plumlee Posted in: Health Articles- The Bullworker devices are available at a variety of venues, most notably at their official site. Here you will find a variety of products available, from the devices themselves to supporting literature, customer testimonials, and a blog you may wish to peruse. You can also find tips on combining this primarily isometric form of exercise with what some may consider the more common isotonic forms.
Beanless Ketogenic Chili (4/2/2019) by Chase Tatoy Posted in: Health Articles, Ketogenic Recipes, Low Carb Recipes, Paleo Recipes, Recipes- My very first memory of eating chili was when my mom used it as a topping on my hotdog sandwich, I think I was 7 years old at that time. How about you?
Gastrointestinal System Part 2: CHF and the Gastrointestinal System (3/31/2019) by NWilkinson Posted in: Cardiac Health- Just as with any other organs, the lower intestinal tract can be affected by a condition known as ischemia. This happens when an organ is deprived of the oxygen it needs to survive. Just as we need oxygen to breathe, every organ, in fact every cell in our body, needs oxygen just as we do. If blood flow to an organ is compromised that organ will also suffer from a decrease in needed nutrients as well as a buildup in detrimental waste products. It will, in effect, starve to death in its own detritus.
Typical Paleo Dieter’s Grocery List, A (3/29/2019) by Jennifer Olson Posted in: Dieting, Exercise and Fitness, Health Articles, Paleo Diet- The Paleo diet is a hard diet to follow. It restricts dairy while the dieter eats, more or less, what they can get from a farmer. This diet takes dedication and hard work but it's worth it. Soon you'll see your weight loss soar and you'll be amazed.
Eat and Stay Slim (3/27/2019) by Ben Carrier Posted in: Dieting, Nutrition- Being balanced in your food will make you younger and even feel balanced in other aspects of your health. Losing weight doesn’t mean being constantly hungry. Eating real food is the only solution for this strategy.
Why Strength Training Is Important For Seniors (3/25/2019) by Jennifer Olson Posted in: Exercise and Fitness, Health Articles, Overall Health- It’s vital that seniors take part in strength training. When we’re young, we don’t have to worry much about muscle mass and our bones, but as we get older, both of these start to change. Our muscles start to get weaker and our bodies, if they don’t receive enough calcium, can become brittle. This makes it easier for them to break for no reason at all. When we strength-train, even with a couple of dumbbells, this is helping to re-gain the muscle mass that we have lost. Take it back and you will always feel strong!
Activ5 Isometric Portable Strength Training Device (3/23/2019) by Ray Plumlee Posted in: Health Articles- The Active5 is handheld and can be used virtually anywhere. Sitting in an Uber on the way to a meeting? Exercise!  Friends late for that movie? Exercise! Sitting at home killing time before your favorite show comes on television? Exercise! Your colleagues at the office off on a smoke break? You can stay fit while sitting at your desk.  Take it with you on your business trip to use in your hotel room, or even in your airline seat. Anything is possible.
Eye Health Information for Adults Over 60 (3/21/2019) by Joseph Shane Posted in: Health Articles, Overall Health- Low vision is bound to come with time, but vision loss is rare and is a result of either an eye related injury or disease. Why vision loss is a pressing matter as we age is because, the loss of vision gets in the way of our daily routines, making everyday tasks a little more difficult and the intensity of this condition varies from individual to individual. Some injuries can be very serious leading to a loss of peripheral or central vision and many more symptoms. The most common symptoms associated with low vision include hazy vision, night blindness and a constant blurry vision.
Paleo Seafood Paella (3/19/2019) by Chase Tatoy Posted in: Ketogenic Recipes, Low Carb Recipes, Paleo Recipes, Recipes- "No, no, no. You pronounced it wrong." I exclaimed while squeezing lemon on this delicious dish. "It's pronounced as PA-EH-YA." "Really?! I thought it was PA-EL-YA!" He replied with so much amazement! "Well, you've been living a lie. Don't get me started with the rice." I said while handing him a spoon. He looked confused. "What's with the rice?" I smiled and said "You'll find out soon."
Anti-Aging Facts & Myths (3/17/2019) by Ray Plumlee Posted in: Anti-Aging- There is a continuous rise in normal life expectancy and a lot of us can anticipate a life which is a lot longer compared to our ancestors. In reality, our bodies were built with the capability of healing themselves so long as you take appropriate care of yourself.

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