Antioxidants and Free Radicals: How Enemies Have Become Friends
Antioxidant means anti-oxygen. Our life is full of paradoxes. We cannot live without oxygen. But it is the oxygen that launches the oxidation processes, destroying cells and finally aging and death. How did the standoff begin? People have early detected that air has a destructive effect. At first, no one related this phenomenon and the…
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What Happens To Our Health When There Is Less Sunlight
You can be in love with summer and dislike autumn and winter. Or, it can be the opposite, and you may be impatiently waiting for the moment when the heat goes down, the colors become softer, and nature becomes more romantic. But whatever season you prefer, the fans of summer and winter are similarly defenseless…
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How to Slow Aging?
Let’s check with science how to live not only a long, but also an active life. Today’s “old” people are getting older, according to the professor of Stanford University John Shoven. In his research, he analyzes the longevity revolution, which took place during the last one hundred years. Access to clean water, sanitation, electricity, vaccinations,…
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Serotonin and Dopamine: What Do We Know About the “Happy” Hormones?
Every one of us has our own individual concept of happiness, and no one has come up with a universal definition. Yet, all of us are capable of intuitively experiencing it, distinguishing between being happy and unhappy. It is common knowledge today that happiness depends not only on a capricious fate and some mysterious existential…
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Italy. The Homeland of Supercentenarians
In 2005 Dan Buettner published his article “The secrets of longevity,” where he first mentioned “blue zones.” This name he gave to places on Earth where people live longer and reach their 90s more often. In the world, there are five blue zones: the Italian island Sardinia, the Japanese island Okinawa, Loma Linda city in…
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