Juvenon Health Journal volume 2 number 10 October 2003 By Benjamin V. Treadwell, Ph.D. It’s likely that anyone who pays even passing attention to his or her health is aware that antioxidants are generally good for us. But what are they, really? How do antioxidants work? Are some better than others? WHAT ARE ANTIOXIDANTS? Before … Read more
For most of us, vitamins are synonymous with good health. Yet most Americans do not take vitamins. (See Research Update along side this article.) Changing diet affects the need for vitamins, as does age, since older bodies don’t absorb vitamins as well as younger ones. Vitamin D is a good example of the controversy surrounding vitamins.
Juvenon Health Journal Volume 2 Number 4 – April 2003 Wishful thinkers are often ingenious in their ability to rationalize the avoidance of exercise. Some worry whether too much exercise would wear them out prematurely. Others question whether an older body really needs to break into a sweat. Recent discoveries, combined with a widely accepted … Read more