Maintaining muscle is the Fountain of Youth.

Maintaining muscle is the Fountain of Youth. And losing it is a terrible option. By about age 40, you start to lose 1% of your muscle mass and strength every year. This is called sarcopenia and it contributes to ailments that significantly affect the elderly, including osteoporosis (bone loss), loss of independence, and even increased morbidity. Sarcopenia is a natural aging process, but it’s accelerated by lack of physical activity. Fortunately, resistance training - lifting weights - for as little as thirty minutes per session can slow, halt, or even reverse muscle and bone loss. Performed two or three times a week, lifting weights can increase bone and joint health, help reduce falls and

Why Almost Everyone has Low Vitamin D Levels.

Overview: Vitamin D is actually a pro-hormone and not a vitamin and has multiple roles in the body. Maintains the health of bones and teeth. Supports the health of the immune system, brain, and nervous system. Regulates insulin levels and aid in diabetic management. Supports lung function and cardiovascular health. Influences the expression of genes involved in cancer development. The recommendation for adequate Vitamin D exposure is sun exposure on bare skin for 5-10 minutes 2-3 times per week. Previous studies have shown that this should provide enough sun exposure to produce sufficient vitamin D. But environment toxins have reduced our ability to use the vitamin D from the sun. To ensure

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