Collagen’s Key Role In Anti-Aging and Youthful Skin

Collagen is the main structural protein in the extracellular matrix in the various connective tissues in the body. As the main component of connective tissue, it is the most abundant protein in mammals,[1] making up from 25% to 35% of the whole-body protein content. Collagen consists of amino … Continue reading Collagen’s Key Role In Anti-Aging and Youthful Skin

12 Key Nutrients For Extending Your Life

Story at-a-glance Telomeres, the tiny units of DNA at the very end of each chromosome, shorten over time because they cannot fully replicate each time the cell divides. Hence, as you get older, your telomeres get shorter and shorter. But a growing body of research is showing that certain nutrients play a huge role in protecting, or even increasing, telomere length, thereby affecting longevity. 12 key nutrients known to positively affect telomere length and promote longevity are reviewed. Two additional lifestyle factors—exercise, and intermittent fasting—are also discussed, as they too can help protect against telomere shortening. By Dr. Mercola Nutritionists … Continue reading 12 Key Nutrients For Extending Your Life