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  • 30 Days Of Vinpocetine: A Month I Won’t Forget

    30 days of vinpocetine: a month I won’t forget Ever since we humans first started inventing things all those millennia ago, we’ve never abandoned our quest to live longer, healthier, and more fruitful lives. But while our paleolithic ancestors chomped down psychedelic plants to commune with spirit realms and struggled to invent the wheel, we’re now able to improve our memory, brain power and capacity just with a few small pills. The age of nootropics is upo...
  • A Global Heart Health Wake Up Call

    Heart disease and stroke are a main cause of death throughout Europe and North America, a problem that is becoming more prevalent around the world. According to the US health organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is responsible for 25% of the country’s deaths annually, which equates to 600,000 people. Diet and lifestyle choices such as smoking, drinking alcohol, and eating foods rich in sugar and saturated fat play a role in this expanding health co...
  • An Antioxidant Love Story: How They Work

    Much has been written about the power of antioxidants, so much so that we may take their benefits for granted without knowing what’s going on behind the scenes. What do antioxidants really do, and what makes them so critical to your body’s well-being? Like many good stories in life, you can put in the context of love. Every cell in you...
  • Animal fats and heart disease: saturated with misinformation

    As a species, our ability to quickly and effectively respond to public health crises and epidemics is crucial to our survival. From the Plague of Athens in 429 BC and the “Black Death” of 14th century Europe, all the way to the recent outbreaks of Ebola in Africa, our history is pockmarked with grim battles against illness. But what happens when the strategies we adopt turn out to be counter-productive? What happens when we are wrong? While we may now laugh at the thought of docto...
  • Boosting Brain Power With Centrophenoxine

    How diet could help to keep our minds sharp and healthy for longer Grey matter, noodle, noggin or nerve center — whatever we choose to call it, there’s no denying that the power and complexity of the human brain is absolutely mind-boggling. “The brain is the last and grandest biological frontier — the most complex thing we have y...
  • Can TA65 Halt the Aging Time Bomb?

    How a traditional Chinese herb could help to solve the antiaging puzzle People have been looking to nature for ways to live longer and healthier since the dawn of civilization. Take the ancient Egyptians, for example; they were using myrrh and garlic as medicine over 3000 years ago. Herbs have been an integral part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) f...
  • Carnosine — More than your average antioxidant

    Despite being known to science since the beginning of the 20th century, it is only recently that the tremendous antiaging potential of carnosine has been fully recognized. Now available as a nutritional supplement, carnosine offers a remarkable array of benefits to health. Its antioxidant and anti-glycolytic properties are able to fight the very source of aging — damage to cells and tissues through metabolic wear and tear — but it can also be taken as a post-ex...
  • Considering a probiotic? Go with your gut

    Sick to the stomach. An expression so meaningful and evocative it’s common parlance. Nausea, bloating, churning, cramps, constipation, diarrhea — that’s nobody’s idea of fun — but it’s hardly a rare phenomenon. Recent studies have found that 75% of students1 and 50% of adults2, all of whom are otherwise healthy, suffer from one form of abdominal pain. Equally prevalent across varying geographic areas and age groups, it affects nearly all of us at some point, an...
  • Dietary supplements: Well-balanced arguments for your wellbeing

    Health and diet are inextricably linked: the better the fuel you put into your body, the better it will work. Fatty burgers should be balanced by lean meats, sugary soda by water, chocolate and crisps by fresh fruit and vegetables. But how many of us can maintain this balance? Of all the choices in our lives, the choice of what we eat isn’t one to make lig...
  • DRIs and RDAs: Are nutrition guidelines worth consuming?

    DRIs and RDAs: Are nutrition guidelines worth consuming? In a world that is increasingly focused on nutrition and diet, it’s unsurprising that government-issued recommendations such as the Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) and the more commonly known Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) have become something of a bible to health-conscious individuals. At first-glance, these comprehensive rules and guidelines seem remarkably clear and simple —a guide to what nutrien...
  • Envision Your Healthy Eyes Over 50: Preventing Cataracts

    Did you know that as we age, a world of changes take place behind our baby blues — or browns, greens and hazels? It’s true: those two tiny spheres we observe life through contain a universe of their own which is constantly evolving. Cataracts, in particular, is one of the most common diseases to affe...
  • Fight aging by banishing heavy metals

    As we go about our daily lives, our bodies use metals such as zinc, iron, and copper in all our metabolic processes. These essential metallic compounds exist at healthy levels in many foods. They keep us moving, breathing, pumping blood and feeling good. Without them we would be seriously ill. But, in addition to these benign metals, we’re also exposed to non-essential and potentially harmful metals in our daily lives. While increased awareness and legal regulati...
  • Five Top Tips For Heart Health

    Did you know that, according to the British Heart Foundation, every seven minutes someone dies of a heart attack in the UK? The heart is the most vital organ in the body. It’s simply a muscle that, if given a healthy boost on a regular basis, will stay strong and serve you well throughout a long life like all the other musc...
  • Glutathione: the antidote to modern life

    Twenty first century living is fast, fun and filled with adventure. We have more choice about how we live, travel and work than ever before. But the pace of modern life could be taking an invisible toll on our bodies. Thanks to the technology that makes our lives so easy and enjoyable, we're exposed to ever increasing levels of pollutants and environmental toxins. Continuous connection with work is making life ever more stressful. Processed foods, packaging and med...
  • Mimicking calorie restriction – hefty benefits for health without tightening the belt

    As far back as the 15th century, calorie restricted diets (CRD) were considered a potent weapon against the rigours of age. Luigi Cornaro, a Renaissance Venetian nobleman who found himself near death by the tender age of 35, managed to expand his lifespan to a grand 102 by limiting his diet to just 350g of food and 414ml of wine a day. Cornaro’s method and its success, detailed in his Discorsi della vita sobria, or Discourses On the Temperate Life, was not just a remarka...
  • Novisyn: Harnessing hyaluronan

    How a natural acid could rapidly rejuvenate joints and skin Imagine a future where you could work on your golf handicap well into your 90s, practice your swing pain-free, and effortlessly stroll along the fairway. If jogging, cycling or yoga are more your bag, wouldn’t it be sheer luxury to wake each morning with super supple joints and...
  • PEO-Pro™: or why your essential oils shouldn’t come from fish

    If you’ve ever purchased and taken an essential oil supplement, chances are it was fish derived. We’ve all heard the hype and seen nutritionists purport their benefits. But what you might not know is that while these supplements are the norm, there is a growing body of evidence to suggest that fish oil may in fact be relatively ineffective, if not harmful to the body. What are essential oils? While our bodies are remarkable organic machines, capable of producing many of ...
  • Postnatal depletion: health and nutrition for new mothers

    Postnatal depletion: health and nutrition for new mothers The birth of a new child is cause for great celebration and joy, but it can also be a remarkably stressful and uncertain time in a woman’s life. The source of many emotional, physical and social changes, pregnancy and childbirth can often take their toll on new mothers. An Australian physician, Dr. Oscar Serralach, has dubbed this phenomenon “postnatal depletion”, and his work is steadily gai...
  • Power to the Peptides: New Antiaging Innovations

    How a new and exciting antiaging innovation is taking the world by storm From time immemorial, mankind has been searching for the secret to staying young and healthy. Just think of Cleopatra’s propensity for taking baths in ass’s milk, or the fabulous tales that span the globe of a healing and rejuvenating Fountain of Youth. Today, antiaging is no longer the stuff of myth and legend, it is a worldwide movement dedicated to finding innovative new ways ...
  • Putting A Healthy Glow On Your Golden Years

    Putting a healthy glow on your golden years While aging might be an inevitable part of life, losing your vim and vigour isn’t. In fact, many of the ailments that commonly affect the quality and length of our twilight years can be mitigated against through proper, comprehensive nutrition. Weaker appetites and poor digestion can make this hard to attain however, so it’s important that older individuals are aware of the benefits offered by supplementation. Not only are nutritional ...
  • Rock your antiaging regime with ionic essential mineral supplements

    Getting enough essential mineral nutrients in your diet is key to living a long, healthy life. Essential minerals are the fuel that keeps your body working at its best, supporting everything from your skin, hair and nails to your heart, brain and immune system. What are essential minerals? Essential minerals are exactly what they sound like: minerals that are essential for the body to function in a healthy, normal manner. Despite their necessity, the body...
  • Stem Cell Worx Intraoral Spray — the key to unlocking antiaging’s holy grail

    While antiaging therapies of all kinds have captured the attention of researchers and the public alike, few are as well-known or enticing as the holy grail of longevity — stem cell activation. Able to become any sort of cell in the body, stem cells offer a unique capacity to rejuvenate and replenish our tissues and organs, literally reversing the damage caused by aging and the wear and tear of life’s trials. Stem cell therapies are now the focus of an immense amount of...
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  • Thiocyanate ‒ a natural way to fight infection

    How an exciting breakthrough could offer a solution to the growing global antibiotic crisis “Gesundheit!” “Bless you!” These quaint responses to the humble sneeze are familiar to us all. But why do we say them and why don’t we offer similar messages of goodwill when someone coughs? Around the globe sneezes...
  • Vitamin C: the most potent vitamin

    Could a vitamin be so important to our body and soul that the lack of it could make us show symptoms of asthma, leprosy, syphilis, dysentery, and madness all at once? Could a single vitamin deficiency induce a disease so mysterious and visceral that it was once termed a ‘longing for home which the Physicians...esteem a disease under the name of Nostalgia.' ...
  • What Makes Supplements Effective?

    Think back to when you were a child at the seashore. No matter how long ago, most of us can remember those special times. Do you remember filling a bucket with seawater and then rushing up the beach with it, only to discover the bucket had a leak or a hole? In frustration, you realised you had scurried up the beach for nothing. The bucket was empty! Our bodies get fewer nutrients as we age As we age, nutrition and proper supplementation become as vital to us as the bucket of...
  • Younger looking skin: gain without pain from Youth Gems

    In these increasingly image-conscious times, many of us are considering dramatic treatments to help us maintain our youthful looks earlier and earlier in life. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Americans spent more than $12 billion on plastic surgery in 2014, investing in around 5 million non-surgical anti-wrinkle treatments. With between 0.5-4% of procedures going wrong, these treatments are not without risk. What if there was a topi...