promises to improve quality of life
in the final stage of the human lifespan.
A new breakthrough in longevity science may be well on its way. History has shown that significant scientific advances are often met with skepticism. Such is the case for Russian professor and biochemist, Vladimir Skulachev, as he closes-in on a cure for one of the main factors of aging: oxidative stress.
Though his claims are lofty, he asserts that there is an antioxidant compound that can substantially extend the average human lifespan. His efforts over the past forty years do lend credibility to his claims.
Superfoods and Super Supplements Might Help Us Live Better and Longer
As head of the bioenergetics department at Moscow State University, Professor Skulachev has published numerous papers contributing to our collective understanding of the aging process. More recently he has studied a particular antioxidant substance SKQ1, and shown that it functions at a sub-cellular level to reduce harmful oxidative effects. If successful his current work on a cure for aging would truly be the culmination of a lifetime of study and research. Skulachev’s new anti-aging compound has already undergone substantial animal testing and is now in the first stages of clinical trial on humans. He claims to have successfully tested the anti-aging compound on himself and hopes to make it available to the public within the next two years.
This new antioxidant therapy does not claim to extend the maximum human lifespan. However, it does promise to help more of us live active, vital lives to 100 and beyond.
I look forward to keeping you posted on how the creation of this SKQ1 pill continues to unfold.
The 18 Controllable Causes of Age-Related Disease
SKQ1 is an intriguing future supplement that addresses oxidative stress. It’s important to realize, however, that oxidative stress is just one factor-of-aging. There are 18 controllable causes of age-related disease! The good news is that a consistently excellent diet and an intelligent habitual exercise regimen go a long way in helping to counteract aging.
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My personal belief is that if you want to age successfully, go take care of your diet and exercise first. You can almost always improve your diet and exercise! However, once you’re bringing your A-game to your daily diet and exercise habits, then you may want to take your longevity strategy to the next level.
For this, I suggest you create your own personal wellness team! Consult with your healthy-aging medical doctor, your nutritionist, naturopath, and whomever else you respect who can support you on your journey to extreme health.
“…if you want to go deeper than making just a few changes
and you want to dive into a more advanced age-reversing program,
[then create] a plan to counterattack the eighteen most common things that age us”
~ Suzanne Somers
Also, I recommend you pick up Suzanne Somer’s new book Bombshell, which is about the recent medical breakthroughs that are redefining aging. It’s an intruiging book. Similarly, you might also want to look into becoming a member of the Life Extension Foundation (LEF) which offers many benefits (including an insightful magazine). Together, Somers and LEF have outlined the latest solutions for the 18 aging factors! Here are those 18 factors of aging according to Somers and LEF:
- Chronic Inflammation
- Mitochondrial Dysfunction
- Hormone Imbalance
- Excess Calcification
- Digestive Enzyme Deficit
- Fatty Acid Imbalance
- DNA Mutation
- Immune Dysfunction
- Enzyme Imbalance
- Loss of Mitochondria
- Circulatory Deficit
- Loss of Youthful Gene Expression
- Loss of Insulin Sensitivity
- Loss of Bone Density
- Oxidative Stress
Remember, each of the above aging factors has a solution. These are exciting times in longevity science!