Monday, January 23, 2006

slow aging

After 25 years of age our body's basal metabolism rate slows a little each year.

Don't expect twenty years of dietary neglect to be overcome in twenty days.

The middle age years are a constant battle of the bulge without proper dietary habits.

The most effecting anti-aging serum there is, is regular physical activity.

There is a steady decrease in physical and often mental performance as the years of youth go by through ignorance, bad habits, and learned prejudices.

Eating sensibly can add years to your life.

The preventive efforts of estrogen-replacement therapy for osteroporosis is negated in post menopausal women who smoke.

Omega 3-fatty acids found in fish and seafood can decrease cramps and other PMS symptoms.

Free radicals help bring on cataracts and muscular degeneration of the eyes in older people.

Taking a daily dose of calcium pantothenate can give you an unusual surge of enthusiasm.

Soy foods will slow bone loss, lower cholesterol, fight breast cancer, alleviate hot flashes and night sweats, may reduce the risk of cancer, and will work as an antioxidant.

Apples contain the water soluble fiber pectin, which can help lower blood cholesteol levels.

Two carotenoids found in spinach, leutin and zeaxanthin, appear to protect eyes more than beta carotenoids. Good sources are leafy greens like kale, collar greens, and romaine lettuce. Another source is red bell pepper and okra.

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