Longevity

People who live in areas where the lifespan is exceptionally long have a diet consisting mostly of vegetables. (Image via  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

12 Dietary Habits for a Long Life

Everyone hopes to live a long and healthy life. To find the secrets of longevity, U.S. researchers studied the dietary habits of people living in areas where the lifespan is exceptionally long. From examining the diets of healthy elderly people…

It’s essential to maintain the stomach in good condition for the elderly. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Principles of Longevity for the Elderly

In the past 100 years, the lifespan of the average human being has increased by 50 percent. While society as a whole is expected to live longer than previous generations due to better health care, diet, exercise, and an active mind.

Gilded lion in front of the Palace of Tranquil Longevity. (Image: BriYYZ   via   wikimedia /  CC BY-SA 2.0)

The Good Health and Longevity of Li Qing Yun

According to legend, Li Qing Yun was a traditional Chinese medicine physician, herbal expert, qigong master, and tactical consultant.  In May 1933, Time magazine reported on Li in an article entitled Tortoise-Sparrow-Dog, in which he revealed his secrets for longevity: Maintain a tranquil mind,…

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12 Dietary Habits for a Long Life

Everyone hopes to live a long and healthy life. To find the secrets of longevity, U.S. researchers studied the dietary habits of people living in areas where the lifespan is…

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Nobel Laureates Reveal the Secret to Longevity

The 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology in Medicine was awarded jointly to three geneticists: Elizabeth Blackburn, Carol Greider, and Jack Shostak. They’d concluded that there are five paths to delaying…

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Principles of Longevity for the Elderly

In the past 100 years, the lifespan of the average human being has increased by 50 percent. While society as a whole is expected to live longer than previous generations due…

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Secrets to Longevity of the Japanese

Japan is home to the most centenarians and has the lowest infant death rate in the world. A health care system based on prevention and good living habits are the…

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The Good Health and Longevity of Li Qing Yun

According to legend, Li Qing Yun was a traditional Chinese medicine physician, herbal expert, qigong master, and tactical consultant.  In May 1933, Time magazine reported on Li in an article entitled Tortoise-Sparrow-Dog, in which…

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A Simple Lifestyle Is the Path to Longevity

The World Health Organization believes that four factors affect human lifespan. These are genetic, accounting for 15 percent; social and natural environment, accounting for 17 percent; level of healthcare, accounting for 8 percent; and lifestyle…

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Job’s Tears and Red Beans for Longevity

Job’s tears are commonly known as Chinese pearl barley or coix. They are the seed of a grass, grown mostly in Asia and are well known for their many health benefits.

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The Mystery of a 256-year-old Herbalist

Li Ching-Yuen, the 256-year-old Chinese herbalist who died in 1933, is a mystery, that’s for sure. Official records state he was born in 1677; however, this is disputed.