Anti-Aging

Aging can be hard, but it doesn't have to be. And we're here to help make it as easy as possible. This section of the NorthStar blog contains information on aging and anti-aging tips, including the latest anti-aging breakthroughs.

  1. [WOW!] NEW vitamin can power your internal batteries and SLOW aging

    Move over ABCs…

    There’s a new nutrient in town -- and it just might be the most POWERFUL one yet!

    Cutting-edge research reveals how single compound… locked inside hundreds of plants as well as green tea… could give you the upper-hand against aging.

    And when I say upper-hand, I mean this stuff could help you with just about EVERYTHING you might fear (short of car crashes and burglars).

    The latest studies hint at INCREDIBLE benefits, including the power to:

    • STOP aging
    • SAVE brain cells
    • POWER the immune system
    • ENERGIZE cells
    • SLASH inflammation
    • BLOCK Alzheimer’s disease
    • FIGHT Parkinson’s disease
    • SLOW arthritis, and
    • PROTECT your heart.

    That’s a pretty nifty list-o-tricks for something practically NO ONE’S ever heard of

    Get ahead of the curve with this age-fighting superstar

    It’s called PQQ (or “pyrroloquinoline quinone,” but just try saying THAT out loud).

    The science is so new that they’re still not quite sure what it is.

    Is it a true vitamin? An antioxidant? Just a friendly compound?

    Whatever they call it, it's increasingly clear that you WANT it!

    Emerging evidence shows it helps the single most important part of the cells inside your body….

    The mitochondria.

    It’s been called the cell’s battery… or even its power plant… because it provides energy.

    Without energy, the cell dies.

    When you’re young, that battery is so fully charged that you practically give off sparks.

    As you get older, well… it doesn’t hold a charge the way it used to. (Ever notice that with your old cellphone?)

    The mitochondria power down… the cells lose energy… and you suffer all of the effects of aging.

    We’re talking infection, illness, disease,and death.

    YIKES!

    But PQQ can give your batteries a jump-start.

    It acts on the enzymes that cause the mitochondria to power on. Then, for good measure, it arms those same mitochondria against the damage of oxidative stress.

    It’s as if aging is being REVERSED… at least on a cellular level.

    There is a downside to anything cutting-edge…

    So far, most of the research is on animals.

    But the few human studies out there are incredibly promising.

    In one, folks given 20 mg per day of PQQ did better on tests of working memoryand focus.

    Scans showed they had more blood flowto key regions of the brain, compared to folks given a placebo.

    Some of the best studies so far have combined PQQ with resveratroland quercetin.

    I’ve recently started on this combo myself. Haven’t felt anything yet – good or bad – but I wouldn’t expect to.

    This is all about what matters most: long-term health.

    If you want to give it a shot yourself, just be sure to stick to quality supplements from trusted manufacturers.

    I found the combos out there are a little pricey, but I saved a few bucks by getting them individually instead.

  2. [BUSTED] Big Pharma caught BURYING the ‘Fountain of Youth’

    Imagine having a potential game-changer… a single molecule that can achieve what EVERYONE wants.

    It can slow… maybe even STOP… the aging process.

    Do you share it with the world? Or do you HIDE it?

    Guess which option Big Pharma has chosen.

    A few years back, GlaxoSmithKline bought a company doing some of the best research into one of the most promising compounds to fight aging… for a whopping $720 million.

    But just two years after this MASSIVE investment, they shut the WHOLE THING down!

    Suspicious? You bet it is!

    They’re spending money to HIDE the evidence… for as long as they can.

    Don’t let their scheme stop you from trying this miracle worker yourself.

    What have they got to hide?

    With its pricey investment, the Pharma giant likely had two goals in mind…

    And I GUARANTEE neither one was introducing the world to a cheap natural way to fight aging on a cellular level.

    The fact that these guys spent nearly three quarters of a billion dollars to shut resveratrol down should tell you EVERYTHING.

    Clearly, the “big boys” know that it works…

    So, why did they announce that all that expensive research was flawed?

    Clearly, they only had TWO options:

    1. To create, patent, and sell an expensive synthetic based on resveratrol, or
    2. Bury everything if they can’t.

    Looks like they went with that second option.

    Can’t have heathy old people who don’t need pricey meds now, can we???

    But don’t buy the line they’re trying to feed you…

    Resveratrol has worked miracles in mice.

    Now, I’ll admit that animal studies aren’t as good as human studies…

    But that $720 million made sure that no REAL human trials are coming anytime soon.

    We’re all mammals… so theoretically, there SHOULD be some human benefit.

    And I can tell you from experience that there IS.

    In fact, resveratrol tops my list of the best age-fighters out there.

    Most animal research I've seen tended to have resveratrol combined with quercetin, where they act together on more metabolic pathways.

    Along with curcumin, quercetinseems to enhance the absorption of resveratrol.

    And you get a bonus… because the resveratroland quercetinBOTH help you absorb curcumin.

    Win-win-win.

    Finally, nobody talks about this as a “fountain of youth”… but the research on vitamin C is stellar.

    All tissue repair in your body requires vitamin C.

    And when it comes down to it, the fight against aging is ALL about helping your body make those repairs.

    Given that these are inexpensive and non-toxic, there’s no harm in trying them.

  3. 6 Anti-Aging Vitamins to Add to Your Diet Today

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    vitamins anti-agingYou’ve got basic anti-aging steps down.

    You eat well, watch your sugar, and drink plenty of water.

    Exercise and moisturizer? Check and check!

    And you always wash your face before bed.

    All of which means one thing: you’re ready to take it to the next level.

    It’s time to add specific, targeted anti-aging vitamins to your beauty routine. And we’re here to help.

    Sure, vitamin E and vitamin C are great for your skin, but you’re probably getting enough of those in your diet.

    Since you’re looking to take your anti-aging up a notch, you need to look beyond the obvious.

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  4. 13 Natural Remedies for Wrinkles

    wrinkles natural remediesLet’s be honest – aging really does have its benefits.

    Confidence, wisdom, self-awareness… there are a lot of good things that come with being around for a while.

    Wrinkles and saggy skin, however, don’t happen to be on that list. After all, you don’t necessarily want to look like you’ve been around a while.

    So put all that hard-earned wisdom to good use and fight back against the signs of aging with these natural remedies for wrinkles!

    Think about natural remedies for wrinkles in three categories: behaviors, what to put on your body, and what to put in your body.

    Pull at least one – or more! – from each category and you’ll love the results. Continue reading

  5. 10 Natural Ways to Prevent Wrinkles

    wrinkles preventWhile you don’t need to pretend you’re still 21 any longer, you would like to find a way to prevent wrinkles and hold back the hands of time a little bit.

    After all, it’s one thing to look really good for your age – it’s another to look old.

    But you can prevent them and look your best, no matter what age you are.

    Try these ten easy steps:

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  6. Lumivella Didn’t Work. What Should I Do Now?

    didn't work lumivellaYou were so excited to try our breakthrough anti-aging supplement, Lumivella – but Lumivella didn’t work for you.

    There is very little more disappointing than being excited about something new and then have it not live up to its expectations.

    We really do understand.

    But before you give up on Lumivella, let’s revisit a couple of things…

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  7. The Alzheimer’s Diet: Can You Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease With Food?

    Diet for Alzheimer’s You may have heard about the so-called Alzheimer’s Diet – a new diet that claims it helps prevent Alzheimer’s disease. But before you get excited, you want the facts. After all, the Alzheimer’s Association itself called the disease “…the only cause of death in the top 10 in America that cannot be prevented, cured, or slowed.”

    Add to that the fact that approximately 5.3 million Americans have Alzheimer’s, and it becomes a scary disease. If there really is such a thing as an Alzheimer’s diet, you want to know about it.

    But how reliable are the reports of an Alzheimer’s diet? And if it exists, how complicated or hard to follow is it?

    You’ve got questions – but I’ve got answers.

    This article takes a closer look at the Alzheimer’s diet and how, yes, you may be able to prevent Alzheimer’s with food. Continue reading

  8. The Health Benefits of Coconut Oil: Is It Really All That Healthy?

    Health Benefits of Coconut OilThe Health Benefits of Coconut Oil: Is It Really All That Healthy?

    The health benefits of coconut oil are all over the news these days.

    People are raving about it. Except for the people who aren’t – who are saying that the risks outweigh the benefits of coconut oil. So which is it?

    Does coconut oil belong in your diet? Or doesn’t it? Sometimes, it’s hard to tell the difference between reality and spin.

    So, in this article, we’ll do just that.

    Take a look at the health benefits of coconut oil so you can see for yourself if it’s all it’s cracked up to be. Continue reading

  9. Post-Menopause Diet: 6 Changes You Need to Make Now

    Post Menopause DietMost women know what a healthy diet looks like when they’re young – but not as many know what a post-menopause diet should look like.

    Or even that your diet should change post menopause.

    But it makes sense once you think about it.

    Everything changes post menopause. So why shouldn't your dietary needs change, too?

    Luckily, a healthy post-menopause diet doesn't look much different from the healthy diet you've been eating up until now.

    Just a few easy tweaks… Continue reading

  10. Nutrition for Older Adults - Getting the Most Out of Your Diet

    Nutrition for SeniorsAs you may or may not know, the US government releases new nutritional guidelines every 5 years.

    But they can be confusing.

    We don’t happen to think that nutrition for seniors changes that much, or that often.

    And honestly, nutrition for older adults isn't that different from healthy nutrition for anyone.

    So why make it more complicated than it needs to be?

    To keep it easy, we've looked at the nutritional guidelines and figured out how you can get the most out of your diet to stay happy, healthy, and strong for years to come. Continue reading

  11. How to Prevent Falls: 3 Easy Steps to Staying Injury-Free

    How to Avoid FallsChildren fall every day. Sometimes, it seems like they’re made of rubber. They fall down, scrape a knee or an elbow, jump right back up again, and keep moving.

    But it’s no longer easy…as you age, things change.

    Falls becoming a big deal – perhaps even one of your biggest fears – and learning how to prevent a fall becomes more important than ever. Continue reading

  12. How to Eat Chia Seeds

    How to Eat Chia SeedsYou've probably heard of BenVia Gold chia seeds by now, so you know what a nutritional powerhouse they are.

    But while people talk a lot about how good chia seeds are for you, and how you important they are in your diet, not many people talk about how to eat chia seeds.

    Sure, it’s obvious you can sprinkle them over your salad, but let’s be completely honest – salads get a little boring after a while. So, what else are you supposed to do with them? Continue reading

  13. Healthy Eating Tips for Seniors

    Tips for Eating HealthyYou've read healthy eating tips everywhere.

    You've heard all the fad diets – cutting carbs, eliminating fats, and the rest of the lot. And you've seen the “miracles” revealed on TV – only to find out they don’t work…or they cost an arm and a leg. All designed to work for people in their 20s.

    But your dietary needs are different.

    As you age, your caloric needs decrease, but your nutritional needs don’t. Finding the balance between a healthy diet and the right amount of food can be a challenge.

    Whether you’re trying to put on weight, keep the muscle you have, lose a few stubborn pounds, or simply stay healthy so you feel better…

    These 5 healthy eating tips are designed to help you stay healthy and feel your best, bite after bite. Continue reading

  14. Probiotics in Yogurt: Why You Shouldn’t Eat Yogurt (and try this instead)

    Yogurt ProbioticsIf you have digestive problems, you've probably been told that the probiotics in yogurt will help ease your discomfort.

    And, they’re right. Yogurt can be great for easing digestive issues. After all, it does have probiotics which help clean out your gut.

    But for some people the dream of finally relieving digestive pain becomes a nightmare practically overnight.

    So, what’s really happening when you eat yogurt? Let’s take a closer look… Continue reading

  15. Anti-Aging Superfoods: The Best Foods to Eat in 2015

    Best Anti-Aging SuperfoodsIf you've made a resolution to look better, feel better, to be better in 2015, then you’re going to want to start with diet – and that means loading up on these anti-aging superfoods!

    These are the best foods to eat in 2015, to get healthier, feel better, and look younger. You should probably load up on these now, before everyone else jumps on the superfood bandwagon.

    So, let’s get started with the items you should add to your grocery list as often as possible. Continue reading

  16. What Are Chia Seeds? The Ultimate Superfood or Just Another Fad?

    Pain Free BackYou've probably heard of chia seeds.

    Read some articles praising their nutritional value.

    Maybe you've even read or heard phrases like “superfood” and “the perfect food.”

    And maybe you aren't ready to give in to the hype yet.

    Given all the fads and scams out there, I don’t blame you. It’s understandable if you’re a little skeptical about chia seeds.

    After all, is anything really a perfect food?

    In this article you’ll discover the truth about chia seeds. Not just what they are, but why is everybody raving about them these days and what – if any – benefit they have.

    You’ll also discover the best place to get chia seed – if you desire – and find out how to get 10% off your first supply. Continue reading

  17. Where is the Best Place to Buy Chia Seeds?

    Where Can I Buy Chia SeedsIt seems you can buy chia just about anywhere these days – from health food stores, and warehouse stores, to your local grocery store. As chia has become more popular, its availability has skyrocketed as well.

    But you’re probably wondering whether you can trust every online store offering “pure chia,” and which brands are the best to buy.

    With so many places offering chia, it’s a tough question to answer – especially if you don’t know exactly what to look for.

    So, in this article, we’ll help make your decision as easy as possible. Continue reading

  18. 5 Easy Steps to Remain Independent as You Age

    How to Remain IndependentWe don’t think much about when we’re younger, but as those years add up, it becomes a bigger issue.

    After all, you feel bad calling your children and grandchildren to help you out around the house. You don’t want some stranger coming over to take care of you. And you haven’t even considered moving out to one of those assisted living facilities.

    Independence means choosing where you live, how you live. It means continuing to make decisions for yourself, rather than have someone else making them for you. It means being able to stay safe in your own home.

    But 1 in every 3 people over the age of 65 will fall in any given year – and 20-30% of those people will suffer moderate to severe injuries because of the fall. In fact, falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries in older adults. Most bone fractures in older adults are caused by falls. Continue reading

  19. What Are the Best Supplements for Men?

    Best Men’s Health SupplementsJust because you’re getting older, doesn't make you any less of a man. In fact, in some ways, you’re feeling stronger and more confident than ever.

    So you’re looking for the best supplements, specially formulated for men, to keep you feeling as good as you felt years ago.

    Whether you’re looking to protect your prostate, maintain your strength, keep the hair you have, or simply feel more manly, these best supplements for men can give you what you need… Continue reading

  20. What Are the Best Supplements for Women?

    Best Women’s SupplementsWhile it’s true that everyone, men and women, should take care of their hearts, their cholesterol, their eyesight, it’s also true that, sometimes, it’s nice to have a supplement developed specifically with women in mind.

    The best supplements for women are the ones that address your specific needs. Women face different challenges than men and the best supplements for women help you face those challenges head-on. Continue reading

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