Controlling Blood Sugar to Age Gracefully

Almost half of all Americans have blood sugar concentrations that are considered too high, with those over 60 being especially at risk (1). Uncontrolled, it could mean a higher risk of metabolic syndrome and eventual chronic disease. The reason is that too much sugar in the blood causes damage to various body systems. Especially concerning, high blood sugar stimulates production of compounds called advanced glycation end products (AGE). Because AGEs are reactive, they can directly damage important Continue reading →

Aging Actively

To view "The Perks of Exercising Every Day of Your Life" graphic, click the image to the left (or here). Reaching retirement age should not mean retiring your running shoes, yet it happens all too often. The thought of exercising may sound like an uphill battle for many adults, but Isagenix products can help. Plus, it could mean the difference between succumbing to reduced mobility, reduced function, and chronic health problems, or reaching and enjoying a healthy old age. One in three Continue reading →

Save Your Telomeres

Since their discovery more than 75 years ago by the Nobel Laureate geneticist Hermann Müller, telomeres have attracted worldwide attention among scientists investigating the aging process. Telomeres are the protective caps on the ends of chromosomes composed of short DNA sequences protecting our DNA and genetic material from damage. Another Nobel Laureate, Elizabeth Blackburn, likened telomeres to the little plastic caps on the ends of shoelaces (aglets). Under normal conditions, when Continue reading →

Accelerate Your Metabolism Naturally

Googling the phrase “how to boost your metabolism” is a sure way to return a flood of hyped-up ads for the latest products claiming to “shrink your waistline in just one week” and “burn fat without exercise.” But often enough most of these products contain ingredients that are not well supported by scientific research or may not provide ingredients at levels that are effective to produce results. More concerning is the lack of safety studies related to many of these products with Continue reading →