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March 15, 2013
Prunes vs. Metamucil vs. Vegan Diet
The average number of bowel movements a week is compared between those eating prunes, those taking a fiber supplement, and those eating a strictly plant-based diet.
November 14, 2012
Plant-Based Bioidentical Hormones
Do compounded bio-identical hormones for menopause carry the same risks as conventional hormone replacement drugs such as Premarin?
September 25, 2012
IGF-1 as One-Stop Cancer Shop
Insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1) is a natural human growth hormone instrumental in normal growth during childhood, but in adulthood can promote abnormal growth—the proliferation, spread..
July 24, 2012
The Benefits of Caloric Restriction Without the Actual Restricting
One mechanism by which caloric restriction may extend one's lifespan is by upregulating dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), the most abundant steroid hormone in the human body. DHEA supplements are..
July 23, 2012
Americans Are Living Longer but Sicker Lives
Though our life expectancy is improving, our health expectancy is not. In fact we are living fewer years without serious disease and disability.
June 28, 2012
Boosting Immunity Through Diet
Inadequate fruit and vegetable intake may help explain the loss of immune function associated with aging that is linked to an increased risk of dying from pneumonia and influenza.
December 29, 2011
Avoiding a Sugary Grave
500 foods were tested for advanced glycation end products (AGEs).
December 28, 2011
Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in our diet are thought to accelerate the aging process.
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