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Eternal Youth Through Optimal Nutrition and Lifestyle?

Eternal Youth Through Optimal Nutrition and Lifestyle?

Our goal at Nordic Clinic is to slow the rate of aging. Why? Simply put, the faster we age, the greater the risk of chronic disease, and that is what really kills us in the West ...
Want To Take The Long Road and Live to 100? Exercise and Calorie Restriction May Just Get Your There

Want To Take The Long Road and Live to 100? Exercise and Calorie Restriction May Just Get Your There

Imagine going on a long road trip in your car without knowing how much fuel you have left in the tank. How do you know when you need to stop for petrol? What does this have to do with aging? Let me explain ...
Protein and Calorie Restriction – The Key To Healthy Aging?

Protein and Calorie Restriction – The Key To Healthy Aging?

Research into the biology of aging has grown immensely in the last decade in our search for answers about longevity. The use of model organisms such as mice gives us tremendous insight into how we age ...
The Nine Cellular Hallmarks of Aging

The Nine Cellular Hallmarks of Aging

We often see people who appear older or younger than their chronological age. Research into the genetics of longevity indicates that genes only account for 25% of the variation in longevity, with lifestyle making up the remaining 75% ...
Aging and Chronic Disease – Familiar Bedfellows

Aging and Chronic Disease – Familiar Bedfellows

Chronic disease is currently the leading cause of death in the European Union, accounting for 85% of all deaths (1). While people are certainly living longer, the extra years getting tacked on at the end are not “healthy” years ...
Joy – Let it Protect You From Infections by Cultivating Humour, Friendship, and Hobbies

Joy – Let it Protect You From Infections by Cultivating Humour, Friendship, and Hobbies

You’ve probably heard plenty about how stress, social isolation, negative emotions and a lack of joy have a negative impact on health. But could joy make us more resistant to infections? ...
Can Stress Make You Susceptible To Infections?

Can Stress Make You Susceptible To Infections?

Our health is dependent on our ability to cope with the environment. This requires the integration of many systems within the body to help maintain homeostasis. Our stress and immune responses both play an integral role in this process ...
The Western Diet – How Processed Diets Fail to Support Vital Immune Functions

The Western Diet – How Processed Diets Fail to Support Vital Immune Functions

Having grown up in the UK, I’m certainly no stranger to the western diet. I spent the best part of 23 years eating that way until I really began to study and understand the basics of nutrition. Sometimes I wonder how I survived ...
Go to Sleep and Get Moving – Your Immune System Will Thank You

Go to Sleep and Get Moving – Your Immune System Will Thank You

One thing I have realised over the last 15 years working in Functional and lifestyle medicine, is that what I thought I was doing well at in regards to sleep and exercise, I clearly was not. But what is the link between, exercise, sleep and the immune system? ...
Sunshine – the Forgotten Booster of Joy, Calm and Immune Resilience

Sunshine – the Forgotten Booster of Joy, Calm and Immune Resilience

Until now it hasn’t been problematic for our species to be dependent on sun exposure for important biological functions, since indoor life is a new phenomenon and a lack of sun exposure hasn’t been an issue ...
The Surprising Connection between the Gut Microbiome and Infections in other Organs

The Surprising Connection between the Gut Microbiome and Infections in other Organs

Extensive research is currently underway looking at the role that the gut microbiota plays in overall health. As we’ll learn in this article, there is a link between the gut flora and immune health ...
Your immune system is everything

Your immune system is everything

The immune system is all over the news these days. Its antiviral functions get all the attention but there are good reasons to consider the entire immune system ...

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