LivingFuel SuperHealth: How do we Optimize Mitochondrial Function?

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Posted on 12th February 2010 by admin in Super Health

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Those who exercise have more mitochondria in their cells. One of the main reasons people have less energy as they age is that the number of mitochondria in the cells and their efficiency decreases five to eight percent per decade. The good news is that, even in older people, the more you exercise the more mitochondria you have and the better they work.

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Study: Omega-3 Linked To Younger Biological Age

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Posted on 21st January 2010 by admin in Health Alerts

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High blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids may slow cellular ageing in people with coronary heart disease, suggests a new study.

Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco looked at the length of telomeres, DNA sequences at the end of chromosomes that shorten as cells replicate and age.

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Long-term Exercise Positively Impacts Cellular Aging

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Posted on 2nd December 2009 by admin in Health Alerts

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In an article appearing in the December 1, 2009 issue of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association, Ulrich Laufs, MD of Saarland University in Homburg, Germany and his colleagues report an association between long-term intense exercise and a reduction in the shortening of telomeres that occurs with aging.

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