How L-Carnosine and Exercise May Block Glycation and Oxidative Damage Via Inhibition of Methylglyoxal

Researcher Alan R. Hipkiss of the University of Birmingham (United Kingdom) has proposed a theory explaining how L-carnosine inhibits glycation damage in aging humans and animals. He posits that one of the common mechanisms for increased sugar cross linking with … Continue reading

Vegetarians May Suffer Shorter Life Due to Carnitine, Carnosine, and Vitamin B12 Deficiencies

Pop culture and medical research suggest that vegetarians and vegans may have longer life spans due to lower incidence of cardiovascular diseases commonly associated with abnormal blood lipids. By avoiding consumption of meat, they reduce their intake of substances such … Continue reading

L-Carnitine Helps Reduce LDL Cholesterol, Triglycerides, Blood Glucose, and Insulin in Fatty Liver Disease and Diabetes Patients

The inexpensive supplement L-carnitine has been found in multiple studies of patients with diabetes or fatty liver disease to greatly amplify the beneficial effects of improved diet and lipase-blocker drugs such as orlistat (Alli). It appears the supplement has low … Continue reading

Tired All the Time for Months or Years? Here’s A Resource With Many Possible Explanations.

While recently writing about adrenal fatigue, depression, and anxiety, I’ve been doing a lot of reading on chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia (also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis), and hormonal imbalances that are also commonly associated with severe fatigue, chronic pain, and … Continue reading

Shilajit’s DBP Claimed to Enhance CoQ10 Function Inside Mitochondria

A growing amount of research into how shilajit works to revitalize energy shows that it helps improve mitochrondrial health by boosting CoQ10 levels, improving energy production, and reducing oxidative damage. Shilajit helps make ubiquinol CoQ10 supplements work much more effectively.

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Extra 5% Discount on Life Extension Calorie Control Weight Management Complex

Life Extension has announced an additional 5% discount on its new Calorie Control Weight Management Formula product. The added discount is available for orders through January 3, 2011. You need to enter the coupon code WSM003W to get the added 5% discount. You can add it at any time in your shopping cart or click through the Calorie Control Weight Management Formula product links here to register the coupon.

While I have not yet had enough time using the product to know the long-term results from personal experience, I was pleasantly surprised at its taste and drinkability. Many other fiber mix products I’ve tried were clumpy and unpleasant to drink. This one with its natural blueberry and pomegranate flavors actually tastes very good. I think it’s well worth a try if you’re either looking to lose some weight and/or get higher than optimal glucose and blood lipid levels under control.

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Great Combo Deal on Vitamin D and CBC Blood Tests for $45

Inadequate levels of vitamin D in the blood are a chronic and epidemic problem in most parts of the developed world. But overcoming this problem requires vitamin D blood tests because of the highly variable nature of the body’s response to vitamin D. Fortunately, there’s a great deal on a combined CBC (Completed Blood Chemistry) and vitamin D test available via an offer through Life Extension for only $45 through January 3, 2011. This article also provides a source for 5000 IU vitamin D3 softgels that should cost most people less than $2 per month for enough vitamin D to achieve adequate blood levels.

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Life Extension Discount on New Calorie Control Weight Management Formula

Life Extension has announced a discounted price of $28.00 per bottle of its new Calorie Control Weight Management Formula product. Read through to the end of this article for the discount code.

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TA-65 Telomere Lengthening Just One Part of Anti-Aging Healthcare

Geron Corporation has discovered a number of telomerase activators that can lengthen the telomeres on the ends of DNA strands that act as a sort of biological aging clock for cellular division. One of these compounds, TA-65, has become widely known as one of Geron’s affiliated companies, TA Sciences, has started selling it and related testing services to the public. TA-65 does seem to do what is claimed, particularly in people with aging immune systems. But there is a lot more involved with fighting aging than keeping your telomeres long.

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Selecting An Omega-3 Fat or Fish Oil Supplement

Consuming fish oil supplements on a daily basis is a great way for most people to improve their health. But with the wide variety of fish oil products on the market, how do you pick a product suitable for your own use?

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