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My Current Anti-Aging Program

Anti-aging goals and interventions One of the main focuses on this site is anti-aging, and while I’ve written lots about it, I thought it would be useful to gather some of it in one place and outline

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How Intermittent Fasting Can Prevent Heart Disease

Intermittent fasting promotes autophagy Intermittent fasting, which consists of going without or with minimal food for 16 hours up to 36 hours – more than that is “prolonged fasting”

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Two essential items for personal defense

  Protecting your health requires protecting yourself from injury also, and protecting yourself from injury means protection against predators. Since human beings are apex predators and fear little

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Coffee Prevents Death

Coffee is associated with lower death rates A new analysis of three different studies totaling almost 300,000 people looked at the association between coffee consumption and mortality.(1) The researchers

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Aspirin as an anti-aging drug

In my book, Stop the Clock: The Optimal Anti-Aging Strategy, I discussed how aspirin has the potential to be a true anti-aging drug. But I also emphasized that aspirin comes with the risk of major bleeding,

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Eugene D. Weinberg on Iron Toxicity

A couple of my recent articles have been devoted to the topic of iron and its involvement in many disease states and in aging itself. (See Iron the primary driver of aging?, and Iron accelerates aging.) In

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Podcast with Jay Campbell on his new TRT book

I did a podcast yesterday with Jay Campbell of Fabulously Fit Over 40, and it is now live at Jay’s site. Mainly we discussed Jay’s new book, The Definitive Testosterone Replacement Therapy

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Fasting as part of the Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet and health The Mediterranean diet has been extolled for its role in lower heart disease rates seen in countries of the Mediterranean. Greece, for instance, has heart disease rates

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Iron the primary driver of aging?

Not long ago I wrote an article about how iron accumulation, that is, body stores of iron, could be an important cause of the maladies of aging. I set forth quite a bit of evidence in that article, but

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Cold thermogenesis: hype and reality

  How cold thermogenesis works Cold thermogenesis is the production of body heat during and after the body has been exposed to cold. The body must produce heat when exposed to cold, since all physiological

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