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Aging Gracefully and With Pride - Celebrating Women Over 60

By Jimmy Leitch, Mar 8, 2019 11:48:11 AM | testimonial, heart age, international womens day

Today we stand strong alongside everyone around the world in celebration of women. We're honoured to have someone from our community tell her aging success story today.

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Coping With Daylight Savings Time - How It Could Affect Your Health

By Jimmy Leitch, Mar 6, 2019 3:59:08 PM | healthy lifestyle, biological age, cardiovascular age, stress, longevity, circadian rhythm

Ever wish you could turn back the clock to get that extra few hours of sleep?

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Which Country Has The Best National Food Guide?

By Jimmy Leitch, Feb 28, 2019 3:00:44 PM | nutrition, healthy heart, healthy food, healthy eating, stay healthy, biological age, obesity

We compare Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan and the USA to see which country has the healthiest approach to well balanced, nutrient dense meal planning. 

A food guide is a visual representation

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Australians' Heart Age is 6 Years Older Than They Are - Find Out If You're At Risk

By Jimmy Leitch, Feb 27, 2019 3:06:18 PM | internal age, healthy lifestyle, lifespan, life saver, healthy heart, biological age, cardiovascular age

Earlier this week the it was reported by the Heart Foundation that thousands of Australians were living with a heart aged six years older than their actual age. These results came as a shock to

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What's Your 'Health Age'? Dr. Oz Shared A Quiz Last Week

By Jimmy Leitch, Feb 21, 2019 10:38:01 AM | lifestyle, healthy lifestyle, biological age, heart age, longevity

Biological age has been making the rounds on social media and through a series of published research being circulated in the media recently. Sometimes referred to as an individual's physiological

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17 Surprising Health Facts About Your Heart

By Jimmy Leitch, Feb 20, 2019 12:02:29 PM | aortic stiffness, healthy eating, stay healthy, heart month, heart age

The heart is a powerful organ, and one that is both vulnerable to poor lifestyle choices, but that can also be positively affected by healthy choices. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause

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10 Healthy Meals To Enjoy During Heart Month

By Jimmy Leitch, Feb 14, 2019 8:10:58 AM | nutrition, healthy food, healthy eating, stay healthy, heart month

Hippocrates said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” He may have said it centuries ago, but the idea definitely still rings true. A heart-healthy diet is one of the easiest ways

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Measuring Aortic Stiffness May Be the Key to Living Longer

By Sarah Goodman, Feb 12, 2019 11:25:59 AM | heart health, heart healthy, pulse wave velocity, health technology, arterial stiffness, biological age, cardiovascular age, longevity

More than ever before, individuals in our society are preoccupied with looking young. We can see it through the billions of dollars spent on cosmetic surgery each year, and splashed throughout the

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Aging and Longevity - What Can We Do to Live Longer?

By Jimmy Leitch, Feb 1, 2019 9:55:07 AM | health technology, healthy habits, healthy lifestyle, live longer, biological age, longevity

Aging. The word alone is enough to frighten many individuals, perhaps because an aesthetically-driven society cringes at the thought of wrinkles and grey hairs. However, an abundance of research

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Advancements In Pulse Wave Velocity Measurement

By Sarah Goodman, Jan 29, 2019 1:58:50 PM | health technology, aortic stiffness, aorta, aortic pulse wave velocity, study, research, what is pulse wave velocity

As a “hallmark of aging" the measurement of aortic stiffness has been changing the way that academics approach aging and mortality.

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