Fisetin: A Powerful Senolytic that Slows Aging

You've heard the adage, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away," but, in reality, it may be strawberries. For years, researchers have been studying fisetin, a plant compound found in strawberries, for its capacity to act as an antioxidant and reduce inflammation in the body. However, in more recent years, scientists have discovered it also works to extend lifespan. Various culture and animal studies demonstrate fisetin's range of positive health effects, including its role as an antioxidant, ...

Broccoli Sprouts: How This Cancer-Fighting Food Promotes Longevity

Broccoli sprouts have skyrocketed in popularity thanks to scientists like Rhoda Patrick and Jed Fahey. More and more research continues to shed light on the health-promoting and cancer-fighting properties of this powerful vegetable. But what exactly are broccoli sprouts? Broccoli sprouts are immature broccoli, rich in various nutrients, including vitamin C, vitamin A, fiber, and sulforaphane. Broccoli sprouts germinate from seeds after a few days of soaking, watering, and rinsing (see below on ...

Biological Age: A Predictor of Longevity and Healthspan

Thanks to modern technological advancements, the average American lifespan has reached 79—41% higher than it was 100 years ago. But modern life has also resulted in an increase of chronic diseases, which now affect nearly half of all Americans. In other words, a long life doesn't always translate to a higher quality of life. [1-2] In fact, your chronological (AKA calendar) age might not accurately represent your body's internal or biological age at all.  What is biological age? Biological age ...
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