The Longevity Drug – Exercise!
“I used to prioritize nutrition over everything else, but now I consider exercise to be the most potent longevity “drug” in our arsenal, in terms of lifespan and health span. The data are unambiguous: exercise not only delays actual death but also prevents both cognitive and physical decline, better than any other intervention.
10 Minute Chia Seed Jam
This 10-Minute Chia Seed Jam recipe is so easy! It’s super quick and easy to make, thickened with chia (instead of tons of extra sugar), totally delicious, and made with real ingredients you can feel great about.
5 Reasons You’re Gaining Weight in Midlife
Muscle mass is more metabolically active than fat, this means if two people are just sitting there, the one with more muscle will burn more calories. Remember, the natural loss of muscle mass with age is one of the major culprits of age-related weight creep.
PRO TIP: Build more muscle, and in turn burn more calories, by adopting a resistance training regimen.
This makes the perfect breakfast or snack when you’re in a rush but need something substantial (and want something pretty). It’s especially great for the summer months when we’re all looking for another way to cool down and keep time in the kitchen to a minimum. The trick is to have a good blender so it is super creamy and then add your toppings to make it look appealing!
The 12-3-2-1-0 sleep rule: the basics
The 12-3-2-1-0 sleep rule is designed as an easy-to-remember formula to provide structure to your bedtime routine and implement some positive sleep hygiene habits. This particular rule is a favorite of sleep experts, and pops up on social media on a fairly regular basis, to enthusiastic reception from people seeking simple ways to learn how to sleep better.
Why You Should Walk After a Meal
We all know that walking is good for us, with the benefits being almost too lengthy to list. But did you know that there is a particular benefit when you do it after you have eaten?
Walking after our meals is the exact opposite of what our lifestyle encourages us to do. We get in a car and drive to work immediately after breakfast. We sit back at our desks immediately after lunch. We sit and watch our show after dinner. Post meal exercise is typically the last thing on peoples minds, and yet it may be exactly what you need.
Taking a walk after a meal has a slew of benefits, including promoting digestion, stimulating your metabolism, balancing your blood sugar and more.