Longevity

Is the Fountain of Youth as Close as the Seat of a Bicycle?

May 6, 2022 |

We may have more control over aging than we think.  New research is revealing that lifelong exercise can have a huge impact on what happens to our bodies as we age. In the UK in 2014, a group of scientists interested in aging, from the Centre of Human and Aerospace Physiological Sciences, King’s College London…

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Eat More Plant Protein for a Longer Life

February 26, 2021 |

Protein is a popular topic of conversation these days.  In spite of the fact that most North Americans today consume too much protein, a common worry is whether or not people are getting enough protein from their diet.  Much more important for health though is the source from which dietary protein is obtained. Brand new…

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Winning the Battle Against Time

November 6, 2020 |

We are bombarded daily by media clips proclaiming results of the latest study on how to live healthfully.  Unfortunately these headlines are often conflicting, causing confusion and frustration in anyone trying to make sense of it all.  Many people just stop listening. Wouldn’t it be so much easier if all this information could be boiled…

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How to Eat To Live Longer

December 6, 2019 |

Today a brief answer to a substantial question. How much effect does what you eat have on your life span? It turns out that diet is extremely important for a long and healthy life. In fact, a 2017 study that included 188 countries worldwide established that dietary factors are the leading cause of death and…

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The Global Burden of Disease

May 31, 2019 |

A new study, published in April, 2019 in the medical journal, the Lancet, reveals that 22% of all deaths worldwide in adults are due to diet-related causes. This information was derived from measurement of the “Global Burden of Disease”, an investigation into global disability and death from multiple causes that was first undertaken in the…

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My name is Debra Harley (BScPhm) and I welcome you to my retirement project, this website. Over the course of a life many lessons are learned, altering deeply-rooted ideas and creating new passions.