Can We Avoid Aging?

I recently found this great TED Talk on avoiding aging given by Aubrey de Grey, a researcher from Cambridge University, a few years back. I know I often talk about specific things that medical research has shown us about aging and increasing longevity so I thought this lengthy monologue would a nice compliment to what I've blogged about in the past.

One note that I have, which has absolutely nothing to do with trying to or wanting to avoid aging, is that I love they way Aubrey looks in this video. He seriously reminds me of Methuselah or something. :)

On a related note we may not be able to stop aging entirely yet but I did review some of the best anti aging products on the market. This is the usual stop-gap and the science of skin care really has advanced a good deal in recent years.

Leading Causes of Death

Heart Disease is easily the leading cause of death in America. One of the major contributors to heart disease is cholesterol. See the following posts for more on lowering your risk for heart disease:

How To Lower LDL Cholesterol Levels Naturally

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