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Turning 50? Lack of Energy? Beware of Vitamin B12 Deficiency

If you constantly struggle with fatigue, low energy levels, mood changes and a lack of focus, it can be a sign that you might have a vitamin B12 deficiency. If that’s the case, you’re not alone. About 40 percent of people have low levels of vitamin B12, which is an essential vitamin for the production of red blood cells and DNA, not to mention all its other benefits we will cover in this article. A 2004 study showed that Vitamin B12 deficiency is one of …

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Paleo and Keto, two low-carb Diets, Which is Better?

In the diet and nutrition history, the year of 2018 marks “high-fat fads, meat-only meals, and Bible-inspired eating.” (Health Magazine). At the center of the fads are two very popular diets: the Ketogenic diet and the “cavemen diet” (i.e. the Paleo diet). For many people, the question is: what is the difference? which plan is better? Is it possible to do both? What Is the Paleo Diet? The Paleo diet is essentially a way of eating that ditches modern processed foods in favor of natural, …

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Creatine, the Most Popular Sports Nutritional Supplement, Safe or Not?

Table of Contents What Is Creatine How Does It Work Is Creatine Safe Dosage Creatine is the No. 1 sports nutritional supplement in the U.S., commonly used for improving exercise performance and increasing muscle mass in athletes and older adults. It can also improve the athletic performance of young, healthy people during brief high-intensity activity such as sprinting. In the U.S., a majority of sports nutrition supplements, which total $2.7 billion in annual sales, contain creatine. So, what is creatine? How does it work? Is …

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The Science behind Successful Weight Loss

Table of Contents Science behind Weight Loss Restore Insulin Sensitivity Restore Youthful Hormone Balance Control Rate of Carbohydrate Absorption Restore Brain Serotonin Appendix: Weight Loss Panel (Comprehensive) (The copyright belongs to Life Extension ® Magazine) When it comes to weight loss, mainstream medicine has recommended “diet and exercise” for so long that this phrase has become more of a stereotype than any kind of momentous scientific communication. The Science behind Weight Loss The fact is that aging people need to do a lot more than …

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Vitamin B Deficiency and Tips on How to Choose B Complex

B Vitamins – an Overview;  Vitamin B Deficiency Symptoms; Who should take B Vitamins? How to Choose Vitamin B Supplements B vitamins are essential to help turn food into energy, maintain a healthy metabolism, and to support nerve function, liver function, skin health, eye health and fetal growth. In this article, we will briefly talk about Vitamin B’s well documented benefits and then focus on who are at risk of deficiency and how to correct it. B Vitamins – an overview Vitamin B is not …

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Which Supplements May Help Fight COVID-19

General Preventive Advice; Multivitamins; Herbs; Specialty Supplements; Buyers’ Guide There is no magic medicine or vaccine for COVID-19. For most of people, their focus is on preventive measures. For people already infected with no or little symptoms, the question is how to get back to their normal life. Why some people get infected and some don’t, even they all get exposed to the virus? Among people infected, why some died but some survived? While there is no universal answer, an important reason is that we …

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Healthy Plant-based Diet May Reduce Risk and Severity of COVID-19

In a recent study led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and published in Gut, people whose diets were based on healthy plant-based foods had lower risks on both counts.  Key Takeway: A healthy plant-based diet was linked to a lower risk of getting COVID-19, and among people with COVID-19, a lower risk of experiencing severe symptoms. There was a synergistic relationship between poor diet and increased socioeconomic deprivation with COVID-19 risk that was higher than the sum of the risk associated with each …

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NMN Supplement Improves Glucose Metabolism in Women’s Muscle

At a Glance In a small trial, the muscles of women who took a supplement called nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) for 10 weeks had improvements in their ability to process sugar. The research was conducted by Washington University in St. Louis and published in Science (May 11, 2021, NIH RESEARCH MATTERS, by Sharon Reynolds ) People with diabetes have blood sugar (glucose) levels that are too high. Over time, high levels of blood glucose can damage many organs in the body. In type 2 diabetes—the most …

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Can’t Drink Milk? Lactose Intolerance? Find the Solution!

People with lactose intolerance get symptoms like bloating and gas after consuming dairy products. Do you need to take lactase pills? How does lactase work? Is it safe? What are other solutions? Lactose Intolerance Here is some foods containing high level of lactose: cow’s milk, ice cream, yogurt, cheese, butter, whey protein powder. These foods are nutritional but cannot be digested unless your body has sufficient lactase, an enzyme produced by small intestine that can breaks down lactose, a sugar naturally found in milk that …

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The Four Overarching Dietary Guidelines 2020 – 2025

The newly released Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025 provide 4 principles for you to follow The U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) has recently released the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020 – 2025 (Dietary Guidelines). This is updated every 5 years. Download here. The Dietary Guidelines provide advice on what to eat and drink to meet nutrient needs, promote health, and prevent disease. What people eat and drink have an impact on their health. In the U.S., more than half …

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