It’s been a whirlwind year for the A4M blog! We’ve published nearly 50 articles on everything from microbiome transplants and other breakthrough longevity discoveries to pediatric mental health and promising interventions. Now, as we wrap up an incredible year for A4M, we wanted to take a moment to look back at the most popular blog articles of 2022.
We hope this review serves as a reminder of all the exceptional work done in our industry and community this year and serves as inspiration as we continue working toward a healthier future for all.
Here are the top 10 most-read articles of the year:
Now that we’ve seen the best of the year, it’s time to look ahead. We’re looking forward to sharing the industry’s top news and research developments with you in the coming year, and we hope you’ll continue to join us.
Plant-based diets have long been the focal point of longevity research as they have proven to stave off chronic disease, improve biological markers of aging, and aid in weight management, among many other benefits. Current dietary interventions primarily encourage the consumption of plant-based foods and the elimination of processed ingredients. However, emerging research suggests that it is not only the type of food consumed but also the timing of meals that can profoundly affect life- and healthspan. A new study published in the journal Science reveals the promising potential of strategic meal timing to promote anti-aging effects.
March marks the beginning of National Nutrition Month, an annual campaign focused on expanding awareness and education, promoting informed dietary choices, and helping the population develop healthful eating and physical activity habits.
From a functional medicine perspective, nutrition plays a crucial role in overall health and can be leveraged as part of an integrated approach to prevent, manage, and treat diseases. Even slight changes in dietary habits can significantly benefit patient well-being, outcomes, and age-related disease risk. A recently published New York Timesarticle outlined five nutrition-based tips that can be easily implemented to promote healthy aging.