Health Extension is the concept of extending the period of your life where you are relatively healthy and free of many of the chronic diseases associated with aging.
I LOVE to provide science-based information that can significantly improve our lives. Well, here is one of my FAVORITE resource that focuses on health extension and the latest cutting-edge information on how to maximize our health and best avoid many of the chronic conditions associated with aging. I cannot recommend her enough. Her name is Rhonda Patrick PhD and her podcast/blog/website is foundmyhealth.com. Here is the podcast that hooked me big-time. It’s best to watch her videos. They have a lot of definitions and hand-holding along the way.
This podcast is about one of the most important biological pathways you could possibly take the time to learn about: the NRF2 pathway.
The Longevity Diet: Discover the New Science Behind Stem Cell Activation and Regeneration to Slow Aging, Fight Disease, and Optimize Weight – January 2, 2018 by Valter Longo
I highly recommend this book for learning how to best set yourself up with a diet and lifestyle that will give you the best shot at extending your health and delay or even avoid some of the big, bad chronic conditions associated with aging. I’m listening to it on Audible. It’s excellent and quite eye-opening!
Younger Next Year for men/women – co-written by one of the country’s most prominent internists, Dr. Henry “Harry” Lodge, and his star patient, the 73-year-old Chris Crowley. These are the books that show us how to turn back our biological clocks—how to put off 70% of the normal problems of aging (weakness, sore joints, bad balance) and eliminate 50% of serious illness and injury. These are no punches pulled books on what you need to know and need to do to maximize your chances of living a long, vital and healthy life. from around $7 for the hardcover. A great deal.