It seems everyone is looking for the fountain of youth…the ticket to add live to your years and years to your life.
What many people do not realize is your diet is responsible for 80% of your body composition and the secret to healthy aging, and at times what appears to be anti-aging- is what you DON’T EAT.
We have been talking a lot about elevated blood sugar, insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia, and how it puts a wrench in one’s metabolic engine. Now I want to share with you what are known as Advanced Glycation End Products, or AGE’s.
AGE’s are a byproduct of glycation, which is a result of elevated blood sugar and insulin, where sugars attach to proteins or fat, leading to damage of cells, organs and body systems.
AGE’s also accumulate naturally as you age, and are created when certain foods are cooked at high temperatures.
The acronym, A.G.E.s is perfect, because AGE’s essentially accelerate the aging process.
While low levels are...