Tag: healthy aging

Preserving Muscle in Menopause

By Paul Savage, MD, FAARM, ABAARM – Founder and Chief Medical Officer | Power2Practice New research suggests that taking vitamin D supplements can help women to significantly increase their muscle strength and reduce the loss of muscle mass for at least 12 years after menopause. Dr LM Cangussu, from the Botucatu Medical School at Sao Paulo State… Read More »

Beyond the Basics Strategies for Minimizing Sarcopenia in Both Sedentary & Active Adults

By Paul Savage, MD, FAARM, ABAARM – Founder and Chief Medical Officer | Power2Practice   Sarcopenia is one of the most significant causes of functional decline, frailty and loss of independence in older adults. Defined by reductions in both muscle mass and muscle function/strength, the cause of sarcopenia is truly multifactorial. Hormonal changes, disease triggers, inflammatory pathway… Read More »

7 Tips to Making Your Own Blue Zone

Written by Alison McAllister, ND – Republished with permission from ZRT Laboratory Did you know there are 5 places in the world where your odds of living to 100 are greater than anywhere else on the planet? These regions are called “Blue Zones” and include: Sardinia (Italy) Okinawa (Japan) Loma Linda (California, Seventh-day Adventists) Nicoya (Costa Rica) Ikaria… Read More »