Archive | September, 2017

Best Anti-aging supplements other than NR and NMN

Geroprotectors are substances that support healthy aging, slow aging, or extend healthy life. Sometimes people refer to them as “aging suppressants,” “anti-aging drugs,” “gerosuppressants,” “longevity therapeutics,” “senolytics,” or “senotherapeutics.” They include various foods, nutraceuticals (supplements), and pharmaceuticals (drugs). Unfortunately none comes close to realizing the age-old aspiration of ending aging altogether (yet), but some may make […]

5 Day Fast – Using the Fast Mimicking Diet

Recently I began a 3-day fast, which then got extended to 5 days. The intention was to use the “Tim Ferriss method” (described here). Essentially accelerating the shift from glucose burning to fat burning as quick as possible, avoiding the negative physical feelings associated with the transition period. (60 second video primer on ketones if you’re not familiar). However, in […]

Detox diets: Do they work?

Detox diets are another way to clean, clear and cleanse your body. It is a popularize way commonplace , mainstream and more and more acceptable, toted and advocated as the thing to do for and with your body to ensure health. IT IS NOT ABOUT LOSING WEIGHT PER SE AS THE FIRST AND FOREMOST GOAL, […]

Keto Diet better than high carb for Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a common condition characterized by high levels of blood sugar, usually due to insulin resistance. The treatment of type 2 diabetes involves medication, but lifestyle strategies are very important as well. These include increased exercise, weight loss and diet management. Although low-carb diets have become popular for managing type 2 diabetes, […]

Proof that Ketogenic Diets Increase NAD+ to Curb Inflammation and prevent brain degeneration

  Ketogenic diets — extreme low-carbohydrate, high-fat regimens that have long been known to benefit epilepsy and other neurological illnesses — may work by lowering inflammation in the brain, according to new research by UC San Francisco scientists. The UCSF team has discovered a molecular key to the diet’s apparent effects, opening the door for […]

Best Sulforaphane Supplements for Nrf2 Activation – Containing Glucoraphanin + Myrosinase

For a while now, Sulforaphane has been a hot topic within the scientific community. Its received particular attention from Rhonda Patrick and Tim Ferriss. Whilst it can consumed via broccoli sprouts, these aren’t always easy or convenient to consume. The below post discusses the best supplement options. Jed Fahey, one of the leading researchers in the field, warns us […]

Reducing Saturated Fat doesn’t matter

For decades, saturated fat has been believed to be harmful. This is claimed to be because saturated fat raises blood levels of cholesterol inside LDL lipoproteins, which is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease (heart disease and strokes). This is often referred to as the diet-heart hypothesis. However, several major studies in recent years have challenged […]

How the war on Cholesterol caused our diabetes epidemic

Cholesterol is a molecule required by every cell of the body in fairly large amounts. It can be easily synthesised by these cells, or taken up by them from LDL and other ApoB lipoproteins, but cannot be broken down. Cholesterol is not soluble in water, and thus must be carried through the blood on lipoprotein […]