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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 developed when […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 the Finnish language, and it means an […]
  • 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, […]
  • How to Lose Weight Fast and Why You Shouldn’t

    How to Lose Weight Fast and Why You Shouldn’t

    Maintaining a healthy weight is a sensible strategy for staying healthy and trying to slow down aging. However, a lot of people try to lose weight fast through crash diets and extreme calorie cutting. This is a bad idea, and […]
  • Dietary Components That Affect Blood Pressure

    Dietary Components That Affect Blood Pressure

    While some people must take medication to reduce their blood pressure in order to preserve their healthspan and lifespan, it is usually recommended to try diet- and exercise-based approaches first. […]
  • 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 […]
  • What Is Fasting and How Does it Work?

    What Is Fasting and How Does it Work?

      In this review, we explore the practice of fasting and how it differs to caloric restriction. What Is Fasting? Simply put, to fast is to abstain from eating for a […]
                             

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