If you plan on maximizing your chances for super longevity and dramatic youthfulness, you'll need to put in a little effort... but not as much as you may think.
Want to live a long time? Who doesn't? Quite a number of smart people have staked their hopes for long life on restricting their calorie intake. It's an idea that rests on a not-inconsiderable body of evidence. But some new developments suggest it may be a questionable strategy.
As a redhead beauty expert, I meet many ginger ladies and there is always one question that everyone asks, "How can I look younger?"
Aging is a natural process of life, and healthy aging is achievable, particularly through integrating the best of Eastern and Western medicine.
Our popular culture acts as if it would make sense to optimize one wing of a plane. The plane is either fit to fly -- or not. You can't fly half a plane. Selectively cultivating the health of favored organs or body parts is a comparable flight of fancy.
Women's magazines are always obsessing about wrinkles and fine lines, but I don't have a single friend who has ever mentioned them as a concern.
In a culture where someone live-tweets a birth and in the same week a 70-year-old announces to the world that she's tired of being a virgin and is looking for someone to do something about it, maybe it's time to have a national conversation about what it means to "act appropriately."
Caring for our looks is important not only in prolonging our physical and emotional health as we age, but in maintaining mutual attraction in our relationships.
Together we are recognizing the negative impact that unrealistic beauty has on body image and self-esteem -- and together we are finally saying, "we have had enough."
It is smart to avoid toxins, but no one cannot live on this planet in modern times and totally avoid them. Fortunately, the body has taken this into account.
In the blink of an eye, I went from 20 to nearly 40. If you're nearing, turning or past the big 4-0, here's one for you...
Someone needs to tell Caitlin Brotz that she could get a lot more than $12 for the anti-aging face serum she developed from pomegranate, blackberry and carrot seed oil.
Three new books tackle issues from the nuts and bolts of older sexuality to inner emotional lives.
Contemporary artist Cindy Sherman is a woman who has manipulated makeup to her advantage in her work. Her retrospective features a staggering array of images Sherman created by dressing as women of every age and from every conceivable era.
When did this happen? The last I looked, I was pretty much my own self with my own eyes and nose. But now, my mom has taken over, and my cheeks, my chin, my whole profile is hers.
Young or old, you can promote lasting health by incorporating yoga and the Mediterranean diet into your lifestyle. Here are two ways to live a longer, healthier life.