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LIfestyle and Diet are important in longevity.

A Knowledge Hub for Lifestyle, Diet and Exercise

Our lifestyles, diet, activity levels, and environment all play a role in determining how long we will remain healthy (healthspan) and how long we live (lifespan). We are building a knowledge hub to help guide you on best practices and the data supporting various diets, lifestyles, and activities, helping you make informed choices about your health and potential longevity.

  • Low Glycemic Index Diets

    Low Glycemic Index Diets

    The glycemic index was developed in 1980 by a group of researchers at the Food and Nutrition Science Department at the University of Toronto [1]. It was […]
  • Healthy Habits to Lose Weight More Quickly

    Healthy Habits to Lose Weight More Quickly

    Maintaining a healthy weight is important for health, especially with advancing age. Here are some ways to improve your chances of losing weight and not regaining it over time. Losing weight sounds easy, but the reality […]
  • Sauna Use May Increase Longevity

    Sauna Use May Increase Longevity

    There are a few reasons to consider including sauna use as part of your personal health and longevity strategy. What is a sauna? The word sauna comes from […]
  • Is Coffee Good or Bad for You?

    Is Coffee Good or Bad for You?

    Coffee contains hundreds of biologically active compounds that influence long-term health. Coffee consumption is associated with lower all-cause and cardiovascular (CV) mortality as well as protection from diabetes, cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative diseases, liver diseases, […]
  • Reviewing Cold Therapy for Longevity

    Reviewing Cold Therapy for Longevity

      The health benefits of the cold therapy have long been touted by mankind, including Hippocrates claiming it cured lethargy and Thomas Jefferson bathing his feet in cold water every morning for decades to maintain good health [1]. This view […]
  • What Is Caloric Restriction?

    What Is Caloric Restriction?

      In this review, we take a look at the practice of caloric restriction and how it differs from fasting. What is caloric restriction? In the broadest sense, […]
               

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Polyphenols Help Reduce Visceral Fat

Pitching two variants of the Mediterranean diet against each other in a randomized controlled trial, scientists have found that the...

Protein Content in an Optimal Diet

In a new study published in Nature Communications, researchers have designed guidelines for dietary amino acid consumption for optimal health...

Protein Intake Increases Bone Density in Older Adults

Scientists have found that animal protein consumption positively correlates with bone density in older adults. Things become more complicated regarding...

Olive Oil Linked to Significantly Lower Mortality

In a new study published in the journal Nutritional Epidemiology, scientists have found a strong association between olive oil consumption...