With their mother also looking unbelievably young, Taiwanese media are calling them “the family of frozen ages”.
Wasabi, the Japanese condiment which offers a delicious kick to the nasal passages with every bite, has long been embraced in Japan, and more recently other parts of the world. However, aside from accentuating sushi or playing jokes on friends, the pungent plant has been found to provide anti-aging effects in recent years.
For those who turn up their noses at the thought of a daily dose of wasabi, you may reconsider when you realize how easy it is to benefit from the sulfinyl found in it. That’s right: it keeps you pretty for longer!
A research team from Tokushima University discovered that a substance found in hops can prevent the deterioration of muscle tissue. The breaking down of muscles in old age is a leading cause of elderly people being confined to a bed.
This is great news if only a beer or two would do the trick. Unfortunately, to harness the anti-aging effects of ale you’d have to drink enough to kill you several times over.
A research group headed by Professor Kazunari Komuro at Osaka University believes they have found the chemical responsible for effects of aging like deterioration of muscles.
The nasty chemical responsible for making us old and frail is called C1q. Being able to regulate it in our bodies can possibly lead to treatments and prevention of more serious health problems like heart attacks and strokes.