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Month: August 2015


  Lin Fa Wang of Singapore’s Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, also known as the “Bat Man”, has been trying to understand why bats live a long life relative to their size and have an uncanny ability to avoid disease. Wang’s most recent study sequenced the entire genome of two distantly more »

7 Longevity Myths Debunked

A longevity study by Stanford University, conducted by Dr. Lewis Terman in 1921, chronicled the lives of 1,500 Californians to determine the contributing factors to human longevity. In 2011, they published the results disbarring a large number of common assumptions: Myth: Optimism and Positive Thinking Extends Life The Assumption: Cheerful more »

Super grains of the Mediterranean diet

One of the often overlooked elements of the Mediterranean diet is the content of what is now days called supergrains. These include Farro, Freekah and other whole grains The diet says that grains, vegetables, and fruits should be eaten at most meals, because they are important sources of vitamins, minerals, more »