Wrinkles are directly linked to eating sugar, said the Japanese vegan chef. Chef Ayumi Hashimoto, of Nashville, Tenn., informed workshop guests that sugar in the bloodstream attaches to proteins to form harmful molecules called advanced glycation end products, or AGEs. Hashimoto said the more sugar you eat, the more AGEs you develop, and the more wrinkles you acquire. The bitter news for those with a sweet tooth was one of many facts Hashimoto shared at an anti-aging workshop and vegan cooking class Sunday. http://bit.ly/FQDz6d
Over 100 reigning indoor and outdoor world masters champions and Olympians are among over 800 athletes 35 to 95+ years old in the USA Track and Field Masters Championships in Bloomington, Indiana. Renee Henderson-Shepherd , a Pitt grad from Merchantville, is entered in the 60, 200, and 400 for women 45-49 and should do very well, as she is the American indoor record holder for her age group in each event. Follow her events next weekend!