Category: aging

Mushrooms may have anti-aging properties

Mushrooms are not typically talked about much when it comes to nutrition, but increasingly there is evidence that they have a lot more going for them then you might think. Research conducted at Penn...

Gut Bacteria Linked to Age-Related Diseases

We have highlighted before the growing evidence of the health benefits of healthy gut bacteria. Now, a new study, published in the journal Frontiers in Immunology, demonstrated that chronic inflammation in the elderly —...

Dancing Can Reverse Signs of Brain Aging

Here’s a fun health tip! New research out of Germany, and published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, found that older people who routinely partake in physical exercise can reverse the signs of...

Slow the Aging Process

One of the areas of interest we have at Yakima 50+ Nutrition is aging. We are all getting older, but sometimes the hazards of lifestyle and environment can lead to premature aging. Did you...

Recommended Reading: The Telomere Effect

Yesterday we posted about new research on telomeres, the DNA caps at the end of our chromosomes that impact aging and disease. If you are wanting to learn more about this incredible topic, we...

Changing Your Diet Can Help You Live Longer

We all know that good nutrition is vital to a healthy, long life; but there is actual little research that has examined the effects of what happens over the long term when someone makes...