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Keep that testosterone flag flying: don’t gain body fat

Body fatness and sex steroid hormone concentrations in US men: results from NHANES III AbstractObjective Obesity is associated with a variety of chronic diseases, including cancer, which may partly be

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Training in the fasted state improves glucose tolerance

Training in the fasted state improves glucose tolerance during fat-rich diet Abstract A fat-rich energy-dense diet is an important cause of insulin resistance. Stimulation of fat turnover in muscle cells

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Inflammation in depression: is adiposity a cause?

Inflammation in depression: is adiposity a cause? Abstract Mounting evidence indicates that inflammation may play a significant role in the development of depression. Patients with depression exhibit increased

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Epigenetic oxidative redox shift (EORS) theory of aging unifies the free radical and insulin signaling theories.

Epigenetic oxidative redox shift (EORS) theory of aging unifies the free radical and insulin signaling theories. Brewer GJ.Source Kenneth Stark Endowed Chair in Alzheimer Research, Southern Illinois University

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Girls Mature Earlier Than Boys, but Boys Become More Intelligent; Cause May Be Evolutionary Legacy of Polygyny

A longitudinal study of sex differences in intelligence at ages 7, 11 and 16 yearsRichard Lynn a,⇑, Satoshi Kanazawa b a b s t r a c tThis paper presents the results of a longitudinal study of sex differences

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Melatonin in Red Wine Is Cardioprotective

Is red wine a SAFE sip away from cardioprotection? Mechanisms involved in resveratrol- and melatonin-induced cardioprotection Abstract:  Epidemiological studies suggest that regular moderate consumption

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Protein Leverage in Humans

Testing Protein Leverage in Lean Humans: A Randomised Controlled Experimental Study Key point: “In our study population a change in the nutritional environment that dilutes dietary protein with carbohydrate

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Exercise training increases mitochondrial biogenesis in the brain

http://jap.physiology.org/content/111/4/1066.abstract Increased muscle mitochondria are largely responsible for the increased resistance to fatigue and health benefits ascribed to exercise training. However,

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Physical Inactivity: Get Off Your Ass

Physical inactivity as the culprit of metabolic inflexibility: evidence from bed-rest studies Although it is no longer debatable that sedentary behaviors are an actual cause of many metabolic diseases,

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Phosphatidylserine Increases IQ?

The effects of IQPLUS Focus on cognitive function, mood and endocrine response before and following acute exercise Phosphatidylserine (PS) is a phospholipid found in cell membranes of most animals and

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Caffeine Prevents Cancer

Inhibition of lung carcinogenesis by black tea in Fischer rats treated with a tobacco-specific carcinogen: caffeine as an important constituent. Abstract Here, we examined the effect of black tea and caffeine

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Addicted to Exercise

https://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/30/opinion/sunday/kristof-addicted-to-exercise.html?_r=1&ref=nicholasdkristof “Exercise addicts display all of the hallmarks of substance addicts: tolerance, craving,

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