Heart Health: Diet, Exercise, Stress, and Family History

February is Heart Health Month, which is the perfect opportunity to renew your motivation on your New Year’s resolution on being healthier or a great way to start and continue a healthy year. Every day we take for granted the amount of strain we put our hearts through because of unhealthy habits, such as: not Read More

Telomeres and the Hayflick Limit

As you age, your cells replicate and divide to produce new cells from your chromosomes. All of the information in your DNA remains the same. However, the tips of the chromosomes – your telomeres – shorten after each division.  These telomeres, as well as the enzyme telomerase that rebuilds them, are linked to the process Read More

Telomere Health and Stress: Are We Worrying Ourselves to Death?

  We talk a lot about free radicals breaking down our health.  While they can contribute to our bodies breaking down in lots of ways, we are most concerned about telomere heath and our wellness.  Just in the last few weeks, we’ve brought you scientific-backed articles on the connection between telomeres and cancer, and the Read More

Nutraceuticals in the New Year

  With the new year comes a lot of new resolutions. Many people focus on the New Year, New Your mindset.  But as we all know, many of us find ourselves slipping after just a few weeks in.  It could be the diet that cracks first, as we make that spontaneous decision to hit the Read More

Shortened Telomeres and Cancer: The Connection

If you are a loyal reader of the Longevity By Nature Blog, you are no doubt familiar with telomere shortening. Therefore, you also know about the importance of fighting that occurrence to preserve, or even extend, your cellular age. While we know that shortening of telomeres can shorten your lifespan, experts in the field say Read More