Nutrition And Supplements In Anti-Aging Medicine

By by Anju Mathur, MD

If your goal is a long life with productive energy to the end, it is very difficult to attain that with modern processed foods. There are specific things bodies need to combat the effects of time, and many of those things have been removed from supermarket foods. Vitamins, minerals, trace minerals, essential fatty acids, amino acids, antioxidants and other nutrients need to be introduced to the body as food, and you just don?t find them at Taco Bell or in frozen pizza.

Catastrophic modern diseases such as cancer or heart disease can actually be beaten when a person decided to do so and apply proper nutrition to the body with the help of a medical professional. In such cases genetics plays a part ? background can either help or hinder a disease.

In order to start, one has to determine individual metabolic type. The important thing is how the body handles food, not the effect on the body created by a particular food.

Good health is a very valuable possession. In order to attain it, one needs to learn what is a suitable environment and suitable nutrition for the body. Not every body requires the same things. Considerably less time and money is required to prevent aging disease than to cure them later.

The process of aging can be slowed down with targeted nutrients. Focus on proven natural therapies to prevent and minimize age-related diseases, including targeted nutritional supplements, exercise and customized diet plans. Learn how antioxidants such as Glutathione, Vitamins A, C and E, and beta-carotene fight free radicals, slowing the rate at which we age and reversing some of the damage already inflicted over the years.

Free radicals cause such complications as Parkinson's disease, hardening of the arteries, Alzheimer?s disease, high blood pressure, arthritis and even late-onset diabetes. There is no single thing that causes aging, but free radicals are the prevailing theory of why we age. There are also a lot of toxins and waste produced by a body in its normal daily functions and detoxification and elimination are very important. Correct nutrition along with safe and gentle detoxifying methods greatly improve chances for long and healthy life.

Rationing of food intake can be very helpful in contributing to anti-aging medicine. Modern research indicates that restricting the amount of calories ingested can be important to extending lifespan in mammals. And the good news is that even limited periods of restricted calories can help balance hormone functions and the effects continue even when a person returns to a normal diet.

Consideration of and programming of diet and nutritional supplements gives a jump-start for a successful, long-term outcome of a healthy and vibrant life. - 30540

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