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Metabolism Changes With Age — Just Not When You Might Think

By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Metabolism peaks in infancy, according to a recent study.
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Your Healthy Way of Life Calendar

By Stephanie Soucheray
Take the long view of the year ahead with this seasonal map of health-supporting reminders.
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Health and Wellness Trends to Watch in 2022

By Callie Fredrickson
Life Time experts share their predictions for what will be top of mind in the coming year.
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Why Autoimmune Diseases Are on the Rise — Especially After COVID

By Mo Perry
Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and other autoimmune conditions are on the rise, partly because of the prevalence of long COVID. Discover what can trigger autoimmunity and how a functional-medicine approach can help.
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8 Ways to Resist Diet Culture

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
Our society’s obsession with dieting can damage our health. These eight strategies can help.
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What Is Your Fitness Potential?

By Michael Dregni
How fit you can get may depend on individual differences in proteins associated with bones, muscles, and blood vessels, according to a recent study.
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How Does the Body Process Alcohol?

By Mo Perry
Here's the nitty-gritty on exactly how your body processes that glass of red wine.
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How Do Hormones Influence Alcohol Tolerance?

By Mo Perry
Estrogen levels can influence how quickly we metabolize alcohol. Here's how.
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How Do Parabens in Personal-Care Products Affect My Health?

By Jessie Sholl
Learn what parabens are and how to avoid them.
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How Does Alcohol Tolerance Change as We Age?

By Mo Perry
As we get older, we process alcohol less efficiently. Here's why.
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Is It COVID-19, the Flu, a Common Cold, or Seasonal Allergies?

By Michael Dregni
How to tell them apart during influenza season and the ongoing pandemic.
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PUMPING IRONY: Healthy Housework

By Craig Cox
Recent research suggests that my regular efforts to tidy up the house may help my aging brain and body function more smoothly.
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A Closer Look at Health Care

With Dr. Marty Makary, MPH
Season 4, Episode 13   December 7, 2021

Our health-care industry can be confusing and difficult to navigate — and it presents challenges when the lifestyle changes that can help manage or prevent illnesses aren’t considered. Marty Makary, MPH, offers a transparent look at the industry and underscores why lifestyle changes are such important factors in the quality of our health.

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Pilar Gerasimo on the Pursuit of Health and Happiness

By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
The journalist, visionary, and Experience Life founder talks about her morning practice, the learner's mind, and healthy-deviant mocktails.
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Can COVID Cure Our Ailing Healthcare System?

By Craig Cox
The pandemic may have a silver lining, according to a recent study: increased in-home-care options and "high-value" medical treatments.
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What Are the Health Effects of Moderate Alcohol Consumption?

By Mo Perry
Alcohol seems to affect us all differently — and even affect our own bodies differently over time. Here are answers to some of your questions about booze and the body.
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The Joy of Eating

By Experience Life Staff
Small, satisfying food moments can bring big, valuable pleasure to our lives.
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Can Massage Soothe Pain?

By Mo Perry
Massage can lower cortisol levels and enhance dopamine, serotonin, and oxytocin, all of which helps with pain relief.
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NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: How Using Your Senses Can Improve Your Mental Health

By Henry Emmons, MD
Smell, touch, and sound can help cultivate resilience. Here's how.
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Can Massage Help Ease Anxiety and Depression?

By Mo Perry
Stimulating the peripheral nerves with massage can switch the nervous system into rest-and-relaxation mode.
Anika Christ

Why Vitamin D?

With Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Season 4, Episode 11   November 16, 2021

Vitamin D is the most common micronutrient deficiency — but it’s also one that we can prevent with relative ease. In this mini episode, Anika Christ, RD, CPT, explains why vitamin D is critical to our health, including its role in immunity, and offers ways we can make sure our bodies get optimal levels.

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