We Can Get Smarter as We Get Older

“Some of our brain functions – such as short-term memory, processing speed, and visuospatial functions – show some decline with healthy aging,” she says. “On the other hand, language functions tend to remain well preserved as we get older.”

Her opinion isn’t the only voice. Research from Harvard University and Massachusetts Institue of Technology indicate that arithmetic skills don’t peak until age 50, and vocabulary and cumulative intelligence peak even later, like into the 70’s. 

I totally believe the science because I am living it.

4 Reason Entrepreneurs Should Care About Biohacking

While biohacking sounds new, it’s actually been around for centuries and impacts every person. We all want to understand our biology and use it to our advantage. Entrepreneurs have a unique opportunity to create or build something that can help people worldwide understand and improve their lives through the application of biohacking.

The Best (Free) Workouts for People Who Don’t Have Time to Work Out

After your commute, work day, cooking, cleaning, taking care of the kids, walking the dog, and maybe squeezing in a few loads of laundry, working out is the last thing you want to do. Getting to the gym just eats up more of your day: you’ve got to change, drive to the gym, do your workout, drive back, and then shower. We get how impossible and frustrating it may seem to squeeze in a workout routine, but luckily there are options. And they don’t involve the gym.

5 Health Benefits of Probiotics You Should Know About

“Probiotic” is a word with Greek roots: “pro” meaning “promoting” and “biotic” meaning “life.” The World Health Organization defines probiotics as “live microorganisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host.”

We usually think of bacteria as bad for us, and the wrong bacteria in the wrong place can certainly cause problems. But the right bacteria in the right place can be helpful in many ways. They can keep your digestive and immune systems healthy, help you manage weight, boost your mood, and possibly even keep you feeling and looking younger.

Fiber: Are You Getting Enough?

Eating more plant foods — vegetables, beans, fruit, whole grains, and nuts — is the best way and is one of the recommendations from the U.S. government’s 2015 Dietary Guidelines.

These foods are all naturally rich in nutrients, including fiber, and provide all the health benefits that go along with a fiber-rich diet.