Archive | March, 2016

How to lose weight fast

More than a third of Americans are obese and another third are overweight (1). Only 30% of people in the U.S. can now be considered at a healthy weight. Being overweight has become the new “normal.” The need for a solution has never been greater and many people are desperate. This has caused hundreds of […]

Myths about milk and bone health

Don’t get me wrong… I love butter, cream and delicious cheese as much as the next person. But when I see some well-meaning folks tout dairy (usually low-fat… yuck) as some kind of necessity for bone health I can’t help raising an eyebrow. So I set out to explore whether dairy really has any part […]

Long term human study proves Nicotinamide Riboside safely elevates NAD+

Preliminary results are in for this clinical study of 120 elderly subjects taking Elysium Health’s BASIS that was completed July 28. Although the full results are not yet published, Elysium Health just issued this press release stating that primary and secondary endpoints were met. Healthy patients between 60 and 80 years of age were given […]

Lactobacillus Gasseri – the Weight Loss Probiotic?

There are millions of bacteria that inhabit our guts.  Most are beneficial, and are referred to as Probiotics. A healthy and diverse population of these good bacteria are key to proper functioning of our digestive and immune systems, greatly impacting our physical and mental health. (1, 2, 3, 4). We can improve the population of good bacteria in our guts […]

Are Artificial Sweeteners good for weight loss?

Excessive sugar consumption is now recognized as being a major contributor to increasing rates of obesity (1), metabolic syndrome (2), diabetes(3), high cholesterol, heart disease (4, 5, 6), and even cancer (7, 8, 9,10). In response, many people turn to artificial sweeteners  for use in soft drinks, candies, baked goods, ice cream and other sweet foods. Since artificial sweeteners are near […]

Is Green Tea an effective diet aid ?

Green tea is one of the healthiest drinks known to man. It is jam-packed with  antioxidants that have been proven to be  beneficial to the body in preventing skin damage, improving brain function, lower risk of cancer, type 2 diabetes and more (1,2,3,4) The benefits of green tea are not dependent on drinking it in tea. It […]