Carbohydrate Binge Eating and Weight Gain May Indicate Tryptophan and Serotonin Deficiencies

During the holiday season, you may have found yourself eating more cookies, cakes, breads, and other delicious baked goods than usual. You wouldn’t be the only one. But if polishing off a box of cereal solo, eating half a quart … Continue reading

Supplements That Can Aid Warfarin Users By Reducing Abnormal Clotting and Bleeding Risks

In my previous article Widely Used Anticoagulation Drug Warfarin (Coumadin) More Dangerous Than Commonly Thought, I discussed some coagulation disorders in which the widely prescribed drug warfarin (Coumadin) is used and how it has some very bad long-term side effects. … Continue reading

Flavonoids Apigenin and Chrysin Non-Addictive Alternatives To Benzodiazepines for Anxiety Relief and Mild Sedation

When you are anxious and need a little sedative help to sleep, the flavonoids apigenin and chrysin may be good supplements to try. They are reputed to have strong effects at countering anxiety but more mild sedative effects than many … Continue reading

Telomeres May Shorten More Quickly and Lead to Early Death Due to Oxidative and Inflammatory Damage

Researchers from the University of Washington have found a weak link between leukocyte (white blood cell) telomere length and increased risk of mortality in aging humans. In their study Leukocyte Telomere Length and Mortality in the Cardiovascular Health Study, they … Continue reading

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

Vitamins B12, C, and E May Increase Telomere Length

A recent study by the National Institutes of Health explored the connection between telomere lengths in the human immune cells known as leukocytes (white blood cells) and the use of multivitamins. The data used came from 586 participants in the Sister Study of healthy sisters of breast cancer patients. The women’s ages ranged from 35 to 74 years. Women who used multivitamins on a daily basis had leukocyte telomeres on average 5.1% longer than those who did not use multivitamins.

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High Fructose Corn Syrup Is Dangerous For Many Reasons

High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) is a widely used sweetener in the United States. It has been linked to the obesity and diabetes epidemics. Now it has been revealed it often contains mercury, a toxic substance that causes a variety of health problems. Mercury causes nervous, cardiovascular, endocrine, immune, gastrointestinal, reproductive, and uninary dysfunctions. Protect your health by avoiding HFCS and taking dietary supplements such as N-Acetylcysteine (NAC), Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA), Selenium (SE), Vitamin C, Multivitamins with zinc and copper (which mercury depletes), and Chlorella.

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