The Power of Glutathione

WHAT IS GLUTATHIONE? Glutathione is produced naturally in the liver. It is made up of three amino acids, and it is vital for cellular metabolism. It protects against oxidative stress caused by free radicals, is required for the immune system to function properly, and is a potent detoxifier. The importance … Continue reading

5 Tips for Preventing Sports-Related Injuries

Many people are heading outdoors to ramp up their exercise programs. But before you or your young athlete start playing, it’s important to learn how you can prevent sports-related injuries. “Sports injuries generally occur for two different reasons: trauma and overuse,” says Dr. Andrew Cosgarea, an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine … Continue reading

How hormone levels might affect your quality of life

Regardless of gender, all humans produce the hormone testosterone. However, men have much higher levels of testosterone than women.   Testosterone is a chemical messenger that is responsible for the development of male sexual characteristics. In addition, testosterone helps regulate muscle size and strength, red blood cell production, bone mass, … Continue reading

Why you should probably reduce your intake of soy

For some, soy is a great meat alternative as it contains protein. On the other hand, there has been some controversy surrounding soy’s implications on health. This is because components in soy may act as estrogen, which can be problematic, especially in regards to cancer risk. The latest finding on … Continue reading

What Are Liquid Calories? Know How They Help In Losing Weight

Whenever we hear the word ‘Calories’, we associate it with a negative connotation. We start thinking, weight gain/obesity/health issues – not fair guys! Calories are actually an energy measure and are needed by our bodies to stay alive! Taking it from here I would like to play the devil’s advocate for liquid … Continue reading

How to lose weight by having sex

With more than half of the United States population on a diet, weight loss is clearly on our minds. But should you include sex in your weight management plan? We investigate. A healthy weight is part and parcel of a healthy lifestyle. Keeping our pounds in check is good for … Continue reading

Men, this specialty massage may improve your health

Although all men have a prostate—unless it’s been removed—many of them are unaware of its role. First off, the prostate is located between a man’s rectum and bladder. Its main function is to produce fluid that is expelled during ejaculation. If you’re a male over the age of 50, your … Continue reading

Seasonal Affective Disorder: What You Should Know

The bright lights of the holiday season aren’t just for decoration; they can also help regulate your mood. In late fall and winter, shorter daylight hours leave many people with little to no sun exposure, signaling the brain to create too much of the sleep-regulating hormone melatonin. This overproduction of … Continue reading

Testosterone Therapy Beneficial to Men with Heart Disease

New study finds that testosterone supplementation enables a reduction in the risks of major cardiovascular events, such as strokes, heart attacks, and death. In a recent study, a research team from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute studied 755 male patients, ranging from 58-78 years, who all had severe coronary … Continue reading

Report: Industry hid decades-old study showing sugar’s unhealthy effects

Big Sugar seems to have copied the Big Tobacco playbook, a new report contends. More than four decades ago, a study in rats funded by the sugar industry found evidence linking the sweetener to heart disease and bladder cancer, the paper trail investigation reports. The results of that study were … Continue reading

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