Why Intermittent Fasting Is Healthy

We know that intermittent fasting is a healthy activity. Fasting allows the body to enter repair mode by increasing autophagy, the cellular self-cleansing process. This isn’t a bunch of New Age nonsense,

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Single Dose of Rapamycin Induces Weight Loss

I’ve talked to several people who take rapamycin for anti-aging purposes, and they’ve all reported that they lost weight when they started taking it. It appears that even a single dose of rapamycin

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Insulin Promotes Cancer

Many people, perhaps most, think that cancer is just something that strikes. That there’s little you can do about avoiding it – other than not smoking cigarettes. That is not the case, since

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The Israeli Paradox

Probably most of you have heard of the French paradox. The idea is that the French eat all kinds of saturated fat in their food, yet have a low rate of heart disease. Second lowest in Europe actually,

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Podcast with Craig James

I recorded a podcast with Craig James of Masculine by Design. Craig is a great interviewer and came to the podcast with great questions. Head over to his site to downoad an audio version of this podcast. We

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Is Metformin Really an Anti-Aging Drug?

The anti-diabetic drug metformin is widely touted as a drug that fights aging, which would be great if true. It’s cheap and appears to be very safe, it’s been prescribed for diabetes for decades

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Can Ketogenic Diets Work for Bodybuilding or Athletics?

Can ketogenic diets work for bodybuilding or athletics? This is a question I’m very interested in, and one that is probably the last stumbling block for many interested in very low carbohydrate ketogenic

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How to Lose Weight without Hunger (Chinese version) 低碳水化合物餐單 VS 低脂肪餐單減肥法優劣比較

Note: A friend who lives in Hong Kong and who is concerned about the health of the people there had this translated into Chinese (he is not Chinese himself). He feels that much official government advice

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Has All Dietary Advice Been Wrong?

Sometimes I get the feeling that those in our entrenched nutritional and health establishments don’t know what they’re talking about. Has all dietary advice been wrong? Surely not all of it,

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Why Americans Are Fat and Sick

Around 80% of the American people are overweight, obese, or skinny fat. That leaves 20% who are of normal weight and body fat, but the fraction of these people that exercise regularly, especially resistance

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Resistance Training Treats Depression

Depression has been called the common cold of psychiatric disorders, and at this point, huge numbers of Americans take antidepressant drugs. But there may be a better way, since resistance training treats

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Senolytics, an Anti-Aging Technology

A new class of compounds known as senolytics may revolutionize anti-aging medicine. These compounds target and selectively remove senescent cells, which may be a prime cause of the aging phenotype. Senescent

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Metabolic Syndrome Promotes Chronic Disease

Metabolic syndrome is the most insidious promoter of chronic disease, such as heart disease and cancer, in the U.S. and much of the world today. If you avoid metabolic syndrome, you’ll greatly decrease

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Ketones Protect Arteries

The health of arteries is vastly important for aging and prevention of chronic disease, most notably coronary artery disease, and it’s also important for the health of organs such as the kidney and

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Carbohydrates Increase Death Rates

Health authorities have told us to eat more carbohydrates – “healthy whole grains” – for the past several decades, as a benign alternative to allegedly deadly saturated fat. Their

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How to Lose Weight without Hunger

There are many ways to lose weight (fat), but some entail much more difficulty than others (bariatric surgery), while others may be dangerous to health (diet pills). The greatest hurdle to losing weight,

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The Anti-Aging Blueprint

I’m proud to announce the launch of my new course, The Anti-Aging Blueprint. Are you worried about an older age filled with chronic disease? If you follow mainstream health advice, your old age

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Insulin Is at the Nexus of Health, Disease, and Aging

In the last two articles, we discussed the importance of a low-insulin lifestyle, and how modern foods, particularly seed oils, increase insulin resistance. In this article, we’ll discuss why insulin

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