What is mTOR, Rapamycin, and the Engine of Aging?

What is mTOR, Rapamycin, and the Engine of Aging?

The key to health and longevity may be slowing down the engine of aging, mTOR. When you are young, mTOR promotes healthy growth. But after development, mTOR speeds up the aging process. Overactive mTOR, mammalian target of rapamycin, can promote obesity, diabetes,...
Mitochondria is the Powerhouse of the Cell. Why?

Mitochondria is the Powerhouse of the Cell. Why?

Most likely you’ve learned that the “mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell”. Although mitochondria are cellular organelles that produce energy, this phrase undervalues its many vital functions. Mitochondrial health may be the secret key to...
100 Lao Tzu Quotes On Love, Life, and Leadership

100 Lao Tzu Quotes On Love, Life, and Leadership

Lao Tzu, which means “Old Master” and also known as Laozi and LaopTze, was an ancient Chinese writer and philosopher. He is most remembered as the author of Tao Te Ching and as the father of Taoism. These Lao Tzu quotes reveal the ancient wisdom that is as...
What Are Free Radicals, Aging and Antioxidants?

What Are Free Radicals, Aging and Antioxidants?

Are free radicals the cause of aging and disease, or do they have a purpose? Free radicals are reactive molecules that can cause DNA damage. Accumulated free radical damage is theorized to be a major factor in serious diseases and aging. Not all free radicals are bad;...
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