3 Ways to Beat Your Age

By Nicci Micco, November/December 2007

Tips on staying young from Mehmet C. Oz, M.D. and Michael F. Roizen, M.D.

"Do you realize that our body is "age-ing, cancer-ing, and disease-ing" every minute of every day, due to oxidative stress and free radical damage. Oxidative stress is a big deal contributing to our ailing health conditions and premature...

2. Hit the sack.

They say: “...most of us don’t get enough sleep, and that plays a significant role in our aging.”

Why? Skimping on shut-eye leads to a weakened immune system, reduced mental response times and increased risk for heart disease.

Try: Avoiding “stimulating” activities and eating—particularly foods that contain caffeine—just before bed, eliminating sleep saboteurs (an aching back, allergies, etc.) with appropriate remedies.

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