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Caloric Restriction: Understanding the Genetic Basis and How Alpha Lipoic Acid Fits the Picture.

Research on caloric restriction (CR) covers a span of 80 years and study results have fluctuated between negative, to sometimes positive, to consistently positive under the right conditions, and presently to positive but of little value beyond a normal caloric… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Herbal Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Medicine

Alpha Lipoic Acid: The Miracle Molecule that Combats Chronic Diseases and Promotes a Healthy Lifespan.

Alpha Lipoic Acid:  The Miracle Molecule that Combats Chronic Diseases and Promotes a Healthy Lifespan.   We usually think of miracle molecules as substances that we accidentally discovered to have potent drug properties that cured or greatly relieved individual suffering.  Penicillin,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Herbal Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Medicine, Nutritional Medicine

5 Ways to Naturally Boost Thyroid Function

Did you know that as many as 1 in 10 adults in the United States may be suffering from Hypothyroidism? (1) If you fall into this category then there are some very helpful tips you can use to naturally boost… 0 Shares | | Posted in Holistic Medicine, Medicine, Nutritional Medicine

Low Dose HCG and its Effect on Testosterone

HCG has been the subject of scrutiny and criticism for several decades, largely because of the off label use of the product as a weight loss aid. While physicians are allowed to prescribe medications for uses other than intended the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Weight Loss

Fitness Trends 2015

Every fall the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) ACSM’s surveys thousands of fitness professionals around the world in order to assess what the most important fitness trends will be for the coming year. In the November/December issue of the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health

Fat Loss vs. Weight Loss: What Every Dieter Needs to Know

If you had to define what a fad diet is, the easiest way to explain it would be to use the words sheer force. That is, all diet fads work under the same principle: they restrict calories and one or… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Science, Weight Loss

Taro Root – A Powerful Food For Your Health

If you live in the mainland United States, you have probably not tried taro root, but this little tuber is popular throughout Southeast Asia and Polynesian and poi, made from these roots, is a staple of the native Hawaiian diet.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Herbal Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care

The Surprising Dangers of Juice Cleanses

Because they have been touted by many Hollywood celebrities, juice cleanses have become a popular way for people to lose weight fast. This is especially popular now that summer is here and people are wanting to get their bodies ready… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine