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Since the beginning of time, mankind has dreamt of influencing the aging process and counteracting the progressive physical decline of humans. Thanks to growing insights and initial experimental success, this dream could soon be within reach. Anti-aging medicine has become a branch of research and applied medicine that aims to slow down biological aging and extend our life span, while maintaining our physical and mental abilities. One of the key points is a focus on lifestyle. The aim is to promote a balanced and appropriate diet, regular physical exercise, abstinence from tobacco and moderate alcohol consumption. In addition, an optimal supply of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to support bodily functions and help reduce free radicals. These aggressive molecules are produced as intermediate products of cell metabolism. However, their amount can also increase greatly due to external factors such as UV rays, environmental toxins and cigarette smoke, which can strain our endogenous
Early 2017, an Italian study looked at a possible interdependency between a Mediterranean diet and the height of the phase angle. The Mediterranean diet has long been regarded as one of the healthiest nutritional diets. It is characterized by the use of fresh products rich in vitamins, nutrients and unsaturated fatty acids. Large amounts of fat, meat and sugar, on the other hand, are not part of this diet. Because of this, the Mediterranean diet appears to have an overall positive effect on life expectancy, by also pre
In past decades, overweight and obesity have become a global health issue, not only for the health care systems in first world countries. Obesity also increasingly affects countries with lower or middle income. In many places around the globe, overweight and obese people make up 50% of the adult population. In some countries like Mexico or the USA, it is even higher. The degree to which a person is overweight is generally described by body mass index (BMI). The BMI defines overweight as starting at 25 kg per m² and obe
The Bioimpedance Analysis (BIA) is used for measuring a patient's body composition, it's an established method with many clinical uses primarily within the medical fields of nutrition, rehabilitation and sports medicine. Benefits also extend to cardiological, oncological and nephrological patients. In recent years scientific interest has increased focus on the use of BIA in intensive care. Here it is used to control the hydration and nutritional status of critical patients. One of the key challenges face
In recent years, the number of reported diabetes mellitus cases has been steadily rising. But this worldwide development is not an adults-only problem: more and more, children and adolescents are becoming affected as well. Studies have shown that in young patients, this increase involves both of the main types of diabetes. Currently, type 1 diabetes accounts for the majority of diabetes in children and adolescents, and generally occurs before the age of 16, while type 2 is a relatively new pediatric cond