Staying young: anti-aging tips for your mind and body

Antiaging tips for your mind and body

As we get older, our mind and body begin to decline from their peak cognitive and physical abilities. Studies suggest that our brains begin to slow down from as early as our mid-twenties. In recent years, however, science and our understanding of the aging process have moved on drastically. Aging and its consequences are no longer something you have to live with. Here are just three things you can do to slow down the aging process and prolong a healthy lifespan.

Skincare

Using skincare products to prolong a youthful appearance is a great way to begin tackling the negative effects of aging, because chances are, if you look good, you’ll feel good too. The first stop on your skincare journey should undoubtedly be sunscreen. Your skin is constantly under attack from the sun’s UV rays, forming free radicals in your skin cells that cause damage that manifests as sunspots, lentigines and wrinkles. Dermatologists now recommend everyone applies sunscreen, no matter how young and youthful you may look. To compliment the daily use of sunscreen, many anti-aging products are packed with antioxidants that reduce the damage caused by free radicals.

Get good sleep

Researchers are unanimous when it comes to the virtues of good quality rest. While we sleep, our body repairs damage and prepares itself for the day ahead. Not getting enough or only poor quality sleep is attributed to the onset of a number of life-shortening diseases. These include diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Sleep deprivation can also slow your metabolism down and promote weight gain and obesity while increasing storage of fat around your organs.

Eat right

At first, eating right meant staying away from junk food to shed the pounds and reduce the risk of weight-related problems, such as heart disease, diabetes and stroke. Today, it’s no secret that eating a well-balanced, nutrient-rich diet can also keep you younger for longer and keep age-related diseases at bay. It’s been proven that eating food rich in antioxidants can reduce the damage caused by sun exposure and fight inflammation in the body.

You should also avoid processed foods as well as alcohol, tobacco, sugar and caffeine. This will help manage your metabolism and reduce the amount of cortisol; the hormone associated with heightened stress levels, in your body.

Telomeres and aging

We’ve spoken about diet being an important part of aging gracefully and forestalling age-related decline and diseases. Unfortunately, our diet has its limitations, it can’t reverse or even halt the aging experienced by our chromosomes, the very things that allow our cells to renew and remain at their optimum best. Each time our chromosomes divide to create new cells, the telomere caps at their ends become a little shorter. Eventually, they reach a point they can no longer divide and cells undergo senescence or even apoptosis.

To keep our telomeres from becoming too short requires the activation of an enzyme called telomerase. It is found in stem cells, hair follicles and germ cells, but not in our body’s somatic cells. With One Truth 818 Anti-aging Serum, we have found a way to harness the telomerase activation properties of the synthetic TAM-818 molecule. By using the serum, you’ll be able to extend the healthy lifespan of your skin cells, delaying the onset of age-related problems like fine lines and wrinkles, age spots and loss of firmness.

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