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

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

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

Fitness Tips for 50-Plus

Upping your daily activity level at 50-plus is more manageable when you follow these fitness tips from a Johns Hopkins fitness expert. One of the most important reasons to exercise at 50-plus is to keep your weight in check. By maintaining a healthy weight, you lower your blood pressure and decrease your … Continue reading

Testosterone therapy improves insulin sensitivity in diabetic men

The January 2016 issue of the journal Diabetes Care reported the outcome of a randomized trial that revealed a beneficial role for testosterone treatment in men with diabetes. “We hypothesized that testosterone may be an anti-inflammatory and insulin sensitizing agent since it has been known for some time that testosterone reduces adiposity and … Continue reading

Do We Need to Give Up Alcohol to Lose Weight? Not Necessarily

People trying to lose weight — or not gain weight — are frequently advised to “lay off the booze.” Although organizations like Weight Watchers offer ways to drink wisely within their plans, alcohol, with seven calories a gram and no compensating nutrients, is commonly thought to derail most efforts at … Continue reading

Vitamin D – Why You are Probably NOT Getting Enough

WHAT VITAMIN DO WE need in amounts up to 25 times higher than the government recommends for us to be healthy? What vitamin deficiency affects over half of the population, is almost never diagnosed, and has been linked to many cancers, high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, depression, fibromyalgia, chronic … Continue reading

Statin cholesterol drugs are for bread-eaters

Much of the $23 billion spent each and every year on statin drugs is really targeting the treatment of “high cholesterol”—but actually unhealthy distortions in lipoproteins—created by consuming grains. Most people, unfortunately, continue to focus on fat consumption, especially saturated fat, as the cause for high cholesterol and have been … Continue reading

DHEA

DHEA or Dehydroepiandrosterone, is the most abundant steroid found in the human blood stream. It is also one of the most reliable bio-markers of aging. DHEA is secreted by the adrenal glands, and also produced in the gonads (testes and ovaries), and the brain. It is sometimes called the “mother … Continue reading

New skin patch device analyzes sweat during physical activity

A new skin patch device has been created for analyzing sweat during exercise. The results collected from the patch are then sent to a smartphone. This information offers a valuable insight into the person’s state of health, for example, whether they require more hydration or whether their electrolyte levels are … Continue reading

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