"Research shows that there is no limit to longevity, we just need to bring ageing under genuine medical control," says author and biomedical gerontologist, Aubrey de Grey. In dialogue with CNNMoney Switzerland's Amanda Kayne, Aubrey explains why he is doing his part to spread the message that living forever, healthily, is possible and why doing nothing is irresponsible.
Milan Prenosil, chairman of the board at Sprüngli and supporter of the Ready! campaign, tells CNNMoney Switzerland's Amanda Kayne why both companies and parents are responsible for quality time with children – and why human interaction is key to their future development.
Sugar kills. Eating too much can lead to high blood pressure, diabetes, heart attacks, and cancer. But that's not all: It harms our well-being, too. Hidden sugars in foods we think are good for us also reduce our energy levels and disrupt our sleep patterns. Nutritional therapist Sabine van 't Hart-Orbello leads an online sugar awareness movement and says it's not about eliminating sugar altogether but about making smart decisions over what we consume. CNNMoney Switzerland's Feeling Good team found out why she wants you to enjoy a sweeter life with less sugar in it.
That's the advice of eight-time World Memory Champion Dominic O'Brien. In an interview with CNNMoney Switzerland's Amanda Kayne, he explains how we should be taught to retain information for the long term.
"Start by limiting the information you consume," says Alexia Michiels, co-founder of the Resilience Institute Europe. "We absorb as much information in a day as our ancestors in the fifteenth century did in a lifetime," she says. Want some control back? Then learn how to develop resilience from Michiels, in conversation with CNNMoney Switzerland’s Amanda Kayne.
Luxury has found its way into psychiatry and psychotherapy. Good food and a balanced diet during a four-week stay in a secluded residence may be all we need to overcome addiction. Luxury rehab is a holistic concept that includes orthomolecular medicine, epigenetics, and plenty of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids, and complementary techniques like yoga, meditation, and art and equine therapy. Dr. Claudia Elsig, CEO of Calda Clinic, tells CNNMoney Switzerland's Amanda Kayne that addiction is OK—as long as you don't suffer.
In a discussion with CNNMoney Switzerland's Amanda Kayne, Peter Ohnemus, founder and CEO of Dacadoo, discusses how behavior toward fitness and nutrition are changing—and how that can save you money. It starts with calculating your health in real-time, that is your age, gender, height, weight, and waist size. Add to that some lifestyle data. Your insurer, and even your company, will receive a score of between one and one thousand determining the state of your health.
Getting monthly injections to slow down vision loss in old age is not new. But would you want a robot to do the job? Consider this: machines are less prone to error, always available, and can administer the injections free of bacteria. Amanda Kayne met Franziska Ullrich, the engineer behind the first prototypes.
Max Ahnen and Jannis Fischer, particle physicists at ETH Zurich, tell CNNMoney Switzerland's Amanda Kayne how they are working to revolutionize PET scanners so that first symptoms of dementia may be detected decades earlier and ten times more affordably. The duo have been recognized this year in the Forbes list 30 Under 30 Europe in Science and Healthcare. They hope to bring the product to market by 2021.
Barbara Rijntjes, founder of boostingnow.com, tells CNNMoney Switzerland's Amanda Kayne why she thinks we are all underperformers. In Barbara's view, we're all doing ourselves a disservice by not maximizing our energy levels. Want to realize your full potential with three easy steps? Here's how: Love what you do; remove negativity; and stay in control.
Deddou Burkhard, Founder PopUp Yoga, tells CNNMoney Switzerland's Amanda Kayne why companies would do well to invest in a little lunch time meditation for employees. Connecting body and mind through deep breathing has multiple benefits. Deddou also explains how that after-lunch lull could be replaced with the freshness only normally felt in the morning.
Movement medicine is a growing trend that is healing and also taps into preventative healthcare. In a conversation with CNNMoney Switzerland's Amanda Kayne, movement medicine teacher Kristin Glenewinkel explains how dancing helps us to reconnect in a world that has become very individualized. Care to join in? Then pop along to Zürich Tanzt 2018 4-6 May.
Today, it's not enough to produce a fine product. What's equally important is how, where, when, and with what materials something is made. CNNMoney Switzerland's Amanda Kayne talks clean beauty products with the founder of Abhati Suisse, Anju Rupal, who is an advocate for sustainable cosmetics.
Stress often leads to changes in our bodies, whether it's muscle tension, headaches, or irritability. Sandra Mikhail, the dietitian at Nutrition A-Z, tells CNNMoney Switzerland's Amanda Kayne how a healthy diet, exercise, and relaxation can help combat stress.