Tag: longevity

Living longer; how long can humans live and would you want to?

Living longer; how long can humans live and would you want to? The NY Times recently published an article questioning how long we could live.  If you could live well over a hundred years, would you want to? Would you be healthy or dependent on others to function and be kept alive with drugs and doctor visits as seems to be quite common in states like Florida with older residents? Would you outlive your savings? The article references someone who lived to 122 years old and was independent until the age of 110.  Very few of us ever live that Read More »

Extending your life can be as easy as eating whole grains according to the NY Times

  Extending your life can be as easy as eating whole grains according to the NY Times Living longer is partly genetic, partly our lifestyles, and partly what we eat.   Gut health has been in the news the past year and one of the things that feeds the gut are the grains we eat. The quality of grains may help the bugs in our gut bring in nutrients as well as maintain its health as a barrier to substances that may enter the bloodstream and result in auto immune type diseases. Recent studies now suggest that these grains are an Read More »