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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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Poor Nutrition Associated with Poor Sleep

A study reported at the annual meeting of the American Society for Nutrition, on June 9 – 11th, 2019 in Baltimore, MD, found an association between decreased intake of several vitamins and minerals and a greater risk of insufficient sleep. The Study The research is based on data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults. This study enrolled men and women residing in the U.S. Among subjects 19 years of age and older, 37.9% had increased …

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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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Higher Beta-carotene Levels Linked to Lower Mortality Risk

On December 7, 2018, the Circulation Research published the finding of the National Cancer Institute of an association between higher serum levels of beta-carotene (a precursor of vitamin A) and a lower risk of dying during 31 years of follow-up. Rationale: Although the health effects of beta carotene have been studied extensively, a systematic examination of serum concentrations and long-term mortality, including cardiovascular disease mortality, has not been reported. Objective: Explore whether serum beta carotene is associated with overall and cause-specific mortality and to elucidate …

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Ice baths, Fasting and Vitamin C: Twitter CEO ‘ Wellness Habits

Tech titans seem to have it all, money, power and hipness. Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square, ups the ante on tech cool with his serious wellness cred. The 42-year-old Silicon Valley honcho, a devotee of Stoicism, follows a strict set of lifestyle guidelines. Dorsey laid out his eccentric healthy living strategy recently on Ben Greenfield Fitness: Diet, Fat Loss and Performance podcast. Check out these 10 wellness habits: Hot tubs and boozy brunches don’t make the list. What do you think? 1. Meditate …

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Quercetin, King of the Flavonoids, a Natural Anti-allergic Substance

The old saying, “An apple a day, doctors go away”, has new evidence. Apples, and a number of other colorful fruits and vegetables, contain a rich amount of a powerful antioxidant called quercetin. Sources Quercetin is a flavonol, a subtype of potent substances called flavonoids that naturally occur in plants and offer a variety of health benefits to humans. As king of flavonoids, Quercetin is often found in rinds, young shoots, and barks of plants, and is one of the most abundant flavonoids in our …

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