Jorie Mark

Jorie Mark earned an English degree from University of Pennsylvania before getting a master’s degree in creative writing from American University. She is a content and social media expert with 20 years of experience in social media, editorial content, digital marketing, events, public relations and food and lifestyle writing. She is also a published author.

Jorie Mark

Jorie Mark earned an English degree from University of Pennsylvania before getting a master’s degree in creative writing from American University. She is a content and social media expert with 20 years of experience in social media, editorial content, digital marketing, events, public relations and food and lifestyle writing. She is also a published author.

What Is SIBO? Symptoms, Treatments and More

There can be a lot of reasons why what you eat doesn’t agree with you—and one of them might be SIBO, which stands for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. But how do you know for sure if you have it? The answer is in your breath…

Egg yolks have some health benefits but some risks

Are Egg Yolks Bad for You?

A customer wrote in, wanting to know if her Millennial daughter was correct that egg yolks are healthy to eat. Our health expert and Live Foreverish podcast star Dr. Crystal Gossard was happy to take a crack at an answer!

6 Best Skin Care Products for Women Over 40

Skin care after age 40 doesn’t have to be complicated—or expensive! Simplify your antiaging routine with these 6 highly effective products for youthful-looking, “get carded” skin!

Digestive enzymes make it easier to enjoy your food

What are Digestive Enzymes? Supplement Guide

If you love the health benefits of high protein or high fiber foods but not how you feel after you eat, we've got a new dinner companion for you: digestive enzymes.

Staying Healthy on Vacation: 10 Tips

The good news? You’ve got a vacation planned. The bad news? Extravagant eating (and drinking) can be bad for your health. Follow these 10 tips to enjoy your travels…without derailing your health goals.

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How Does Your Thyroid Impact Your Metabolism?

Does your thyroid impact your metabolism? Life Extension’s Director of Scientific Affairs, Dr. Carrie Decker, discusses the relationship between thyroid health, metabolism, and weight.

Mediterranean Diet vs. Keto: Which is Better?

Not sure if you should eat like you live in Greece—or load up on bacon grease? Here are the pros and cons of the Mediterranean vs. the keto diets.

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Ashwagandha and Melatonin: Do They Work Together?

Ashwagandha is legendary for helping you to relax, and melatonin is the go-to sleep supplement for many people. So what happens when you take them both together?

How to Control Your Appetite: 14 Tips

Looking to get a handle on your hunger? Our registered dietitian Holli Ryan offers these 14 tips for keeping your appetite in check.

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Why Should I Take Multivitamins Every Day? A Helpful Guide

If you follow a healthy diet, why do you even need to take a multivitamin? We’ll dive deep into this controversial question.

16 Foods to Stop Unhealthy Cravings

Craving junk food? These 16 healthy options will curb your hunger and satisfy those hankerings for sugary, overly processed foods.

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Best Cruciferous Vegetables For Breast Health

Find out how broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cabbage support breast health.

Top 10 Menopause Supplements

Menopause is not optional, but you might be able to escape the worst discomforts, including hot flashes and mood swings, with the help of these supplements.

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What Is Reverse Dieting?

If you’ve been dieting on and off your whole life, you might benefit from reverse dieting, which increases your calories to improve your resting metabolic rate.

What Are the Benefits of NAC Supplements?

There are so many reasons to supplement with NAC. N-acetyl L-cysteine supports healthy immune and respiratory function—plus your brain, liver and more!

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Health Benefits of Chlorophyll Supplements

Found in green vegetables, chlorophyll has many health benefits, but you might get more out of a chlorophyllin supplement than food alone.

How Health Habits Change With Age

Which generation has the healthiest habits? What's the right age to prioritize health, and where does each generation seek advice? We polled over 1,000 people between the ages of 21 and 73 about their habits.

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Stay-Calm Checklist

Follow our stay-calm checklist to get a handle on your racing thoughts—and to keep physical symptoms of stress in check, all from the comfort of your own home.

Has Quarantine Affected Your Mental Health?

Living through a quarantine has taken a toll, with increases in cases of depression and anxiety. Neurotransmitter laboratory tests may help reveal the true state of your emotional well-being, according to Dr. Scott Fogle.

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These Lab Tests Will Tell You if Your Supplements Are Working

If you take vitamins and supplements, how do you know that they’re benefitting your nutrition? A variety of lab tests can reveal your nutritional status.

How Have Health Habits Changed During Quarantine?

Has our pursuit of a healthier lifestyle changed during lockdown? Learn about shifts of habits, mental health, sleep patterns and sexuality.

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Exploring the Changes of Menopause

Here's how menopause transforms bodies, minds and relationships, according to a survey of 1,000 women going through this life-altering transition.

How to Comfort a Friend Who’s Lost Someone

If your friend is grieving, it’s important to be there for them and to say the right thing. Dr. Kathy Wilson explains how to provide comfort while social distancing.

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How Honest Are You With Your Doctor?

Does having open and honest conversations with your doctor come naturally to you? You might be surprised to find out that's not the case for everyone.

5 Ways to Protect Your Health from Aging Immune Cells

As we age, our immune cells can experience some "wear and tear." With these 5 lifestyle changes, you'll be able to freshen up your body's natural defense system!

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7 New Ways to Connect with Friends While Social Distancing

You can still stay connected with friends while social distancing. From birthdays ideas to fitness challenges, check out these 7 fun swap-outs for social activities.

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Probiotics

Why yogurt isn't offering you the probiotics you need, not every probiotic supplement will benefit your health—and other probiotic facts.