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Fructose Feeds Fat

The simple carbohydrate is linked to increase in fat deposits and body weight. Due in large part to an ever-increasing presence of high-fructose corn syrup in prepared foods, fructose – a simple carbohydrate derived from fruit and vegetables, has become a predominant component of the standard American diet. Researchers from … Continue reading

Exercise Hormone Helps Shed, Prevent Fat

New study discovers that exercise produces irisin, which helps convert calorie-storing white fat cells into energy-burning brown fat cells.  The hormone “irisin” was discovered in 2012, by a Harvard Medical School professor and his team. The team discovered that the hormone levels of irisin rise through exercise, converting white fat (bad … Continue reading

What High-Fat Foods Should I Be Eating?

By now you’ve probably gotten the message: dietary fat is not the enemy. When you reach for low-fat salad dressing or fat-free snack foods, you’re not doing your health or waistline any favors. “We’ve focused on fat reduction for 40 years, and it’s sent us in exactly the wrong direction … Continue reading

3-4 Egg Yolks per Day May Normalize Your Lipids, Reduce Liver & Abdominal Fat as Well as Your CVD & NAFLD Risk

Because of their cholesterol content, eggs have long been touted as a driver of heart disease. As a SuppVersity reader, you know that there are multiple reasons why the notion that the consumption of eggs, or rather egg yolks, would increase your cardiovascular disease risk: (a) there’s no mechanistic “if your cholesterol is … Continue reading

Progesterone: A Key Ingredient for Optimal Health

There seems to be a common misconception among physicians and patients that all hormones are the same.  Of course,   this is not true, but it shows the pharmaceutical propaganda machine is working. The basic difference between chemical   hormones and natural hormones is that one has side-effects and the other does … Continue reading

Tinnitus relief comes in form of the ‘love hormone’

Oxytocin is often referred to as the love hormone because it promotes social connections, but new findings suggest it may also offer relief to those suffering from tinnitus. Brazilian researchers found that patients with tinnitus – ringing or buzzing in the ears – obtained relief by spraying oxytocin in their … Continue reading

Playing golf can add five years to your life

People who play golf could live five years longer than those who don’t according to new research from Scotland. Scientists in Edinburgh claimed the sport was helpful in preventing 40 different chronic diseases as well as offering improved mental health. Researchers reviewed 5,000 studies into golf and found while it … Continue reading

Heavy hitters: Obesity rate soars among professional baseball players

Major League Baseball players have become overwhelmingly overweight and obese during the last quarter century, say health researchers. David E. Conroy, Penn State professor of kinesiology, and colleagues looked at 145 years of data on professional baseball players’ body mass. The researchers found that the athletes’ weight held steady for … Continue reading

Science Says Have More Sex

Looking for a health boost? An affectionate relationship and sex can be good for your well-being.  Experiencing a meaningful sexual relationship with loving emotions attached can produce great health benefits. So, why are scientists saying that sex plus a loving relationship can have a positive effect on your well-being? The … Continue reading

15 Apps to Download Before You Travel

I travel a lot, and I rely on some great apps to make the “getting there” part painless and the “being there” part more rewarding. With that in mind, here are some of the apps I’ve found invaluable that you should download before your next trip: 1. TripIt TripIt keeps … Continue reading

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