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popping vitamins [longevity live]

Popping vitamins every morning as you wake up seems to be the ritual of choice. There’s nothing wrong with it, really, since you’re adding more nutrients to your body first thing. Surely? Well, not necessarily. You shouldn’t be popping vitamins or anything for that matter unless you have good reason

smoking | Longevity LIVE

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), smoking is the number one cause of preventable deaths in the United States (1). When one smokes, chemicals are released into the body and these substances can cause damage to vital organs such as the lungs and the heart. With

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According to The Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and this number is set to rise to 16 million by 2050 (1). Aside from a large number of Americans affected, over 50 million people worldwide are also battling with Alzheimer’s. That being said, it is important

Following the dietary sins of the festive holidays, many have adopted the first month of the year as Dry January. First coined by UK’s Alcohol Concern organization in 2013,  Dry January has become a movement in which drinkers give up alcohol for the entire month of January. While some drinkers use Dry January as an opportunity

smoking | Longevity LIVE

Smoking is injurious to health, smoking causes lung cancer, no smoking allowed.  Rings a bell? Of course it does. You may have seen this in public places, restaurants, offices, clubs, theatres etc.  Most importantly, right on the pack of cigarettes available in most stores. All of us are taught right

sedentary lifestyle | Longevity LIVE

While you’re likely doing your best to eat healthy, not smoke and get adequate amounts of sleep-  do you remember the last time you exercised? We’re all aware of the many health benefits that come with exercising but we are often unaware of the potential health concerns that come with

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While aging is a natural, biological process that we all have to eventually accept – nobody ever wants to look older than they are. Often, genetics and skin tone can determine how well one ages yet there are other external factors that can encourage premature aging. Some of us may be

e-cigarette | Longevity LIVE

Smoking can be extremely detrimental to your health – increasing the risk for various forms of cancer, raising your blood pressure, decreasing sexual performance as well as making you more addicted to nicotine. That being said, many individuals are looking to vaping (e-cigarette) as a healthier alternative to smoking. However,

smoking | Longevity LIVE

Smoking kills, as the majority of literate people are well aware. Estimates show that it causes death for nearly six million people on a global scale annually, being the leading cause of cancer and death from cancer. Additionally, it is a known risk factor for both heart disease and stroke.

e-cigarettes

Adolescents (and adults, for that matter) contemplating the switch from tobacco cigarettes to e-cigarettes for health reasons, might want to think twice before they do it. According to an extensive study done by the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), more adolescents are now smoking e-cigarettes than tobacco cigarettes. Reasons for