Canada Longevity

We Are Living Longer and Not Saving. Let's Change That

Anita Saulite | Posted 08.12.2014 | Canada
Anita Saulite

The fact is we are living longer and not saving. And most of us have no idea how much to save in order to have a care-free retirement that reflects our lifestyle needs. Recent research suggests that a nest egg of $750,000 is required.

Why Love Can Make Us Live Longer

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 07.04.2014 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Love may not be all you need, but a loving relationship offers countless benefits and can even be a lifesaver. Loving someone and being loved in return does not only make us happier, it also motivates us to take better care of our health, reduces our stress, and can extend our lifespan.

If You Eat Less, Do You Live Longer?

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 06.03.2014 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Studies on longevity in connection with diet and lifestyle were undertaken as early as the 16th century. Two relatively recent studies tested independently from each other the impact of calorie restriction on health and mortality in rhesus monkeys. Both came up with opposite results.

Take Charge of your Aging

Dr. Jennifer Pearlman | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada Living
Dr. Jennifer Pearlman

The new science of aging is shedding light on the coveted fountain of youth. It is at this critical time that we have the most important opportunity to take charge of our aging. Forget aging gracefully, our generation can choose to age proactively and design the second half of our lives.

Could the Right Germs Make You Live Forever?

Jason Tetro | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

It's an age-old search: the secret to eternal youth. For centuries, the dream of a single factor that may increase our lifespan has been at the forefront of many legends, excursions, and of course, advertising campaigns. The answer, however, may lie not in water, food or lifestyle, but in our relationship with germs.

Be Positive And You Might Live Longer

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Those who reported having fun, doing things that gave them pleasure, maintaining an active social life, etc. were found to develop fewer impairments and showed slower declines compared to those who were less upbeat. In fact, differences in attitude seemed to produce remarkable results.

10 Foods To Eat For The Rest Of Your Life

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living

Sometimes you don't have to go far to find the fountain of youth. If you really want to feel younger and fight disease, consider looking no farther th...

Why I Skip Breakfast to Maintain my Weight

Dr Mike Hart | Posted 08.05.2013 | Canada Living
Dr Mike Hart

It may come as a shock to you, but I always skip breakfast. Instead of rushing to prepare a large breakfast every morning, I practice intermittent fasting. Intermittent fasting consists of fasting for a minimum of 16 hours per day. It is a simple dietary approach to achieve longevity, better health, and fitness performance.

7 Things That Can Shorten Your Life

Everyday Health | Annie Hauser | Posted 05.02.2013 | Canada Living

By Annie Hauser, Everyday Health Want to look 10 years into the future, and see how your health is holding up? Thanks to researchers at the Un...

The 10 Exercises Worth Doing For The Rest Of Your Life

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 04.22.2013 | Canada Living

You don't have to stop working out just because your engine starts running out of fuel. If you've been slacking off with your workouts, don't blam...

Want Your Skin To Look Younger? Here Are 5 Ways To Make It Happen

DailyGlow.com | Grace Gold | Posted 06.20.2012 | Canada Style

By: Grace Gold, DailyGlow.com Your eyes, skin, hair, and teeth have something in common — all can make you look older before your time. But there'...

The Best Place In Canada To Live A Long Life

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.25.2012 | Canada

VICTORIA - People in B.C. are living longer and death rates from cancer and some other diseases are falling, according to the latest vital statistics ...

Can Giving Make You Healthier?

Theresa Albert | Posted 02.18.2012 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

Did you know that being charitable can increase your longevity, improve your strength by up to 20 per cent, and provide immediate stress relief and an immune boost too? You don't need extra time or oxygen to dig deep for loose change. You don't need anything but intent to give away something small as a smile.