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Aging and Genes: Nutrition is Key

Each year, millions of Americans die of preventable, often chronic disease. This happens because people believe disease is caused by things they can’t control: inherited genes or aging. Neither is true. Health experts know that about 80% of health status is determined by daily choices and gene activity, not inherited genes or age.

Most genes are active day and night. They respond to many activities, especially nutrition. Other areas play a role, including, exercise, stress, weight and inflammation. In fact, it’s normal to replace about 1 billion cells every hour, and over time, that complex process of cell division can cause mutations and errors. What’s more, those risks are markedly increased by an unhealthy lifestyle.

A new, breakthrough article called, “Telomeres Genes and Aging” explores these critical issues and includes the latest research. The article includes critical “how to” tips to prevent chronic disease and improve longevity! It’s based on more than 50 credible source links, including numerous studies and expert sources. Some key findings are:

1. Nutrition and micro-nutrient intakes (vitamins, minerals, antioxidants) are key factors for gene activation and repair, including telomere length and longevity.

2. Other lifestyle areas contribute to gene health, including weight status, sleep, stress, activity, etc., and they all contribute to gene function, replication and repair.

3. Sirtuin proteins also help to activate or silence genes, especially those for metabolism, stress response, brain function, longevity, etc. Sirtuins are also enhanced by nutrient intake and harmed by nutrient deficiencies.

There is now enough research to show how to maximize gene health and replication, including telomere length, health and longevity. By making the right choices, gene health can be maximized, including the repair of mutations and genetic errors. Humans can largely control their health and destiny today!

Here is a link to the full article and source links:


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Boomers Circumnavigate Lake Superior With BeneVia, Proving Active Lifestyles Enhance Healthy Aging

Baby Boomers Mike Link and Kate Crowley, currently undertaking one of the most demanding adventures ever conceived for people in the Boomer generation, a 1,600-mile circumnavigation of Lake Superior, are supplementing their demanding daily regimen with BeneVia®, a popular fruit-based healthy and therapeutic nutrition beverage especially formulated to meet the energy, nutrition and health needs of Boomers, now entering their 50s and moving into their sixties and seventies.

Boomers Circumnavigate Lake Superior With BeneVia, Proving Active Lifestyles Enhance Healthy Aging

An Inspirational Boomer Challenge

Healthspan Institute and BeneVia were selected as the Official Therapeutic/healthy Nutritional Sponsor for the Full Circle Superior expedition based on the strong clinical evidence these products provide for managing active lifestyles. The circling of Lake Superior on foot will stretch across five months and all states and the Canadian border surrounding this lake, which represents 20% of the Earth’s fresh water source. BeneVia Strength & Energy drink is used daily to provide the nutritional energy, strength and recovery needed for each day of the walk.

Link and Crowley are circumnavigating Lake Superior on foot, hiking as close to the shoreline of the Lake as possible. Along the way, they are recording important data about the ecology of the shoreline, the people and places they encounter, the streams they cross, their nutritional intake, and the adventure of a lifestyle as focused nomads. With other dedicated professionals and organizations, they are speaking and presenting along the way, publishing articles, writings and thoughts on their website, www.fullcircle.org, to share their discoveries, their insights and feelings and dreams. They are also blogging weekly at www.goBeneVia.com to share their story.

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The First Cookery And Nutrition Academy In Europe

New You Boot Camp launch Cookery & Nutrition Academy breaks as a lifestyle extension to the successful New You Boot Camp programme. If you are passionate about cooking and healthy eating without compromising on the taste then the New You Boot Camp Cookery & Nutrition Academy break might be perfect for you.

The Cookery & Nutrition Academy puts you on the path to discovering how to prepare delicious and healthy food which is quick and easy to prepare.

The aim of the break is to teach you about the nutritional value of food as well as a healthier way of cooking that can empower you to transfer all the skills that you have learnt into your lives at home.

The three day breaks teach you how to cook quick fix meals, family favourites, and even prepare for dinner party’s. Not only that you New You Boot Camp have put together a glossy booklet filled with all the delicious recipes that you that you tried throughout the break for you to take home.

The New You Boot Camp Cookery & Nutrition Academy concept has been designed so that each course’s dates theme will change ensuring that when you come back to visit again you will learn how to cook something new.

The New You Boot Camp Cookery and Nutrition Academy is based at a beautiful property located in the wonderful Dorset Countryside in the village of Thornicombe near Blandford.

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The Facts About Heart Disease

  • Heart Disease has been the number 1 killer in the US every year since 1900 with the exception of 1918.

  • At least 250,000 Americans die of heart attacks each year before they reach the hospital.

  • Every 34 seconds someone in the US dies from Heart Disease.

  • Heart Disease can be avoided with good nutrition.
If you are as little as 10 pounds overweight you are at risk forHeart Disease.Chronic Diseases cost the US economy 1.3 trillion dollars annually and this could reach 6 trillion by the middle of the century.

Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease for you and your loved ones. Over and over again I hear success stories of how people who have used our science based, nutritional products to lose weight. But not only do they lose weight but they are lowering their cholesterol levels, stabilizing blood pressure and sugar levels and are getting off of medications they have been taking for years. We have had people say they have gotten rid of allergies, migraines, joint pain and more. Good Nutrition allows your body to heal. (individual results vary). You can gain weight, lose weight, or maintain weight with our products. Our products do come with a guarantee.

My mother and father have both had open heart surgery. It is not a fun thing to go through. The thought of having your breast bone broken in half and raised in vertical position for hours is not a pretty picture to me. I do not wish to ever need this surgery and I am here to help you, in hopes that you do not ever need it as well.

Good Nutrition affects everything:

  • health

  • energy

  • organs

  • cells

  • vitality

  • skin

  • quality of life

The American Medical Association has said that 70% of medical conditions are diet related.

Here are a few common diseases that may be prevented with proper diet and or maintaining a healthy weight.

Cancer: breast, uterus, cervix, colon, esophagus, pancreas, kidney and prostrate
Coronary Heart Disease, Diabetes, Dyslipidemia, hypertension
Idiopathic Intacraial hypertension, stroke, cataracts
Osteoarthritis, skin, gout, phlebitis
Gynecologic Abnormalities, abnormal menses,infertility, poly cystic ovarian syndrome
Gall Bladder Disease
Pulmonary Disease
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Hypo ventilation Syndrome
Severe Pancreatitis
Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

If you truly want to feel good and enjoy quality of life you need to get started with Core Nutrition. Once you receive your Core Nutrition, I will send you a personalize your program DVD (FREE), I will give you personalized coaching on a regular basis (FREE) to help you achieve your wellness goals, and you will receive a FREE Wellness Evaluation. A Wellness Evaluation will help you learn better dieting habits as well as give you a better understanding about where you are at with your health and wellness. We will be able to determine what your goals are and come up with some recommendations that will help you be able to enjoy a better quality of life.

Once you get started with our Core Nutrition or Weight Loss Program you may find that you are saving money on your prescriptions plus doctor and hospital bills. You may even be earning more money because you are missing work less and are able to work longer hours.

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PruHealth reports millions of Brits are intend to walk more to improve their health but three quarters have no idea how much they actually need to do

According to the latest research by PruHealth, Britons will be tightening their shoe laces as well as their purse strings in 2009 as 20.5 million* intend to take up walking to get healthy and shed unwanted pounds.

PruHealth, the health insurance provider that rewards people for engaging in healthy behaviour, found that nearly two thirds of Brits (61%) planned to begin a new diet, health or fitness regime in the New Year. Of those, almost three quarters (70%) said they plan to walk regularly as part of their healthy start to 2009. However, the majority of those who want to exercise by walking (15.3 million – 75%) are far off the mark when it comes to knowing exactly how much they will need to do each day to benefit.

Currently the average Brit walks for 43 minutes a day (approximately 2.9 miles**), but acknowledges they need to do more and believes stepping this up to 57 minutes (or 3.8 miles) will provide the physical benefit they need. In reality health advice recommends everyone should in fact be taking 10,000 steps a day***, equating to nearer 5 miles or 75 minutes of walking. Encouragingly, 17% of Brits say they already walk around 10,000 steps a day, but a quarter (26%) feel they would need to dramatically change their lifestyle in order to achieve this.

PruHealth’s chief executive officer, Shaun Matisonn commented: “Walking is a great form of exercise so it’s very encouraging to see so many people wanting to incorporate it into their daily lives.

“There does, however, seem to be a misconception as to how much walking one should ideally be doing each day and the answer that it’s 10,000 steps is sure to come as a big surprise to many. It would be hard for anyone to hit this target immediately, but small changes such as getting off the bus a stop early, shopping locally without taking the car, or taking the dog for a longer walk, are all ‘steps’ in the right direction.”

PruHealth knows that it has never been more important for people to lead healthy lifestyles and PruHealth’s Vitality Programme encourages people to do so. Vitality Index covers five areas – education, exercise, nutrition, screening and smoking cessation – and members could earn points by participating in healthy activities related to each area. By earning points, members can move up to different status levels (Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum) and earn lifestyle rewards, as well as potentially lowering the cost of their PMI premiums in the process.


* Research conducted by Opinium Research LLP 23rd – 30th December 2008,polling 2,233 British adults. Results have been weighted to nationally representative criteria (based on there being 48 million adults in the UK). 61 per cent of 48 million British adults intend to start a new diet, health or fitness regime = 29,280,000 adults. 70 per cent of these adults say regular walking will be part of this regime = 20,496,000 adults.
** The average respondent said they walked for 43 minutes per day. At an average of 4 miles per hour this equals 2.9 miles.
*** According to British Heart Foundation

About PruHealth
PruHealth was launched in October 2004 as a joint venture between Prudential and Discovery Holdings from South Africa. Since launch, PruHealth has grown quickly. It now provides medical insurance for more than 190,000 lives and in a sample of its individual customers, one third said they had changed their behaviour for the better because of its Vitality reward scheme which encourages policyholders to look after their health.

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