Nature’s Most Powerful Age Fighter?
When I lecture at anti-aging conferences around the world, I get a good sense of what the leading anti-aging physicians are thinking about. And I’m surprised by how many are still holding out hope for an anti-aging “drug.” But I’m not holding my breath. And even if the FDA approved a drug for aging, it would likely include a laundry list of side effects, and only affect a small range of age-related decline. I’ve always had more faith in nature. Many of the most powerful age fighters are naturally occurring, and they do a better job of supporting and lengthening your telomeres than any drug. Telomeres are the microscopic markers of aging in each of your cells. We know that when you have longer telomeres you can expect to have both a longer and a healthier life. And you can help your telomeres grow naturally with nutrients like omega-3s and vitamin C. More than 18,000 studies show the benefits of vitamin C. In fact, vitamin C is a potent antioxidant and one of the most powerful anti-aging nutrients I know of. In ancient times, we used to get thousands and thousands of milligrams of vitamin C from our environment. Every day. Vitamin C was so abundant, we lost the ability to make vitamin C in our own bodies. Humans are just one of a few species that don’t make their own vitamin C. We still have the gene, but the forces of evolution turned it off. And that’s bad news considering how little vitamin C we get from our food these days. Researc...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dr. Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Nutrition omega 3 telomere vitamin C Source Type: news
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