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Calorie Restriction Mimetics

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to improve your health, lose weight, and extend your maximum lifespan?  For over 80 years scientific studies have consistently shown that we can, as “calorie restriction” will do all these things!  It seems that by routinely reducing the amount of calories we consume by 40% or more thisView Article
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Colorful Berries for the Heart

If you want to lower your risk of high blood pressure or heart disease then add more color to your diet.  Vibrant colored fruits and vegetables are the key ingredients to a heart healthy diet – especially black, blue, purple, and red. The Colors of Berries Blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, cherries, currants, cranberries, pomegranates and grapesView Article
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Soy & Breast Cancer Prevention

One of the most important elements in breast cancer prevention, and in applying safe methods for hormone replacement therapy (HRT), is understanding the role of estrogen receptors and the different types of estrogen in the body.  Soy food products have a lead role in this area. Estrogen Receptors There are two estrogen receptors subtypes, estrogenView Article
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Stress, Stress, Stress

Stress, stress, stress.  Stress has become a buzzword – at work, in the media, and now in our doctor’s office. Stress, according to Managing Stress: Principles and Strategies for Health and Well-Being, is defined as “the experience of a perceived threat (real or imagined)  to one’s mental, physical, or spiritual well-being, resulting from a seriesView Article
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The Miracle of Medicinal Mushrooms

The humble fungi, with its visible fruit called the mushroom, holds some of nature’s most potent weapons. Used by the plant to protect it from invaders these natural compounds have been used for thousands of years to help fight cancer, boost the immune system, support kidney and liver function, and lower blood pressure. Recent researchView Article
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Food for Your Mood

The foods you eat have a lot to do with how you feel, in a myriad of ways you might not imagine. Certain foods help the brain function better and eating more of them might even help prevent dementia. Other foods, or food ingredients, can directly or indirectly wreak havoc in the brain, leading toView Article
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Adrenal Anti-Aging Powerhouses

Would you like to increase muscle mass, lose weight, build stronger bones, lower your risk for heart disease and diabetes, improve your immune system and preserve memory?  Two adrenal hormones are able to do all of this, but with normal aging the production of these health-promoting powerhouses naturally declines. I’m referring to pregnenolone and DHEAView Article
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Busting Weight Loss Myths

Many well-known and long held beliefs regarding weight loss are untrue according to recent scientific research. Despite the popularity of some media and health-provider guidance, it appears much of this weight loss advice is presumptuous and unproven, or worse yet, persistent myths that have been proven wrong. Using Internet searches of popular media and scientificView Article
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The Glycemic Index

Not all carbohydrate foods are created equal – in fact they behave quite differently in our bodies.  The glycemic index (GI) describes this difference by ranking carbohydrates according to their effect on our blood glucose levels.  Choosing low GI carbs – the ones that produce only small fluctuations in our blood glucose and insulin levelsView Article
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Sermorelin

Sermorelin, or growth hormone releasing factor, is given as a daily injection to stimulate the natural production of human growth hormone (HGH). HGH is normally produced during our youth, up until about middle age, and helps build muscle, build bone, breakdown fat, and keep our skin young and healthy.  Similar to other hormones, HGH declines with aging suchView Article
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