Three Reasons to Avoid Testosterone Boosters

I recently did some research on testosterone boosters for a private client, and what I found out was somewhat disturbing. Here are at least three reasons to avoid testosterone boosters. Testosterone boosters:

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The Rise and Fall of Heart Attacks

Before the 20th century, coronary heart disease was all but unknown, but starting in the 1920s, the rate of heart disease rose significantly. By mid-century, the rate of heart disease was alarmingly high,

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Meat, Saturated Fat, and Long Life

Mainstream health authorities have told us for decades that we should eat less meat, and replace it with carbohydrates, but are they right? Let’s take a look at the relation between meat, saturated

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The Number One Cause of Chronic Disease

The Western world, along with an increasing fraction of the rest of the world, is facing a health crisis. With a combined overweight and obesity rate of 80%, epidemics of diabetes and depression, and heart

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The Most Important Lipid Panel Marker

Many people regularly get tested for cholesterol, and the test usually includes other markers and is known as a lipid panel. There’s a lot of confusion about which of these markers are important,

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Interview with Kickboxing World Champion Andrew Tate

Three-time kickboxing world champion Andrew Tate, 31, has outspoken views on success, what it takes to make it in the world, and the current culture of victimhood and excuses. This interview turned out

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High Iron Leads to Low Testosterone

High levels of iron in the body can, as we know, lead to some serious health problems, as I documented in my book, Dumping Iron. Among these problems, high iron leads to low testosterone. If you have low

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Why Decreasing Saturated Fat May Be Harmful

U.S. dietary guidelines have called for people to decrease their intake of saturated fat, on the grounds that saturated fat causes cardiovascular disease. The theory that saturated fat causes heart disease

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Why a Plant-Based Diet Is Not the Answer for Health

You’ve probably seen lots of recommendations that we eat a “plant-based” diet to improve our health. A plant-based diet allegedly improves heart health and prevents cancer. But there

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How to Choose a Healthy Cooking Oil

Oils for cooking and dressing are common food items, yet some are unhealthy and definitely to be avoided, and others are healthy. Which oils and fats should you consume, and which should you avoid? Here’s

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Today’s Workout

Here are a couple of very short videos of me deadlifting today. Might as well post them here, even though they’re not as earthshaking as Kanye. Deadlifts today, 275 x 3 for heaviest set. pic.twitter.com/D9SZxspmRv —

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The Modern World Causes Obesity

Scientists, doctors, dietitians, and amateurs of all stripes have suggested many factors that may lead to obesity and that have lead to the obesity epidemic. But what are the odds that all of these factors

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Processed Food and Obesity

Are processed food and obesity linked? There are many reasons to think so, but some may be more subtle than we think. Processed food: what it is First of all, processed food must be distinguished from

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Could the Health Benefits of Moderate Alcohol Consumption Be Due to Its Bactericidal Effect?

Note to the reader: I published this piece recently elsewhere, but since it probably won’t be seen by many people, I’m publishing it here. Moderate alcohol consumption is associated with better

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Processed Food Is Associated With Higher Cancer Risk

One of the best things you can do for your health, in my view, is avoid processed foods and eat only minimally processed, whole foods. Besides helping you stay lean, they may help you avoid cancer, since

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Aspirin, a Life Extension Drug

One of the most commonly used over-the-counter drugs, aspirin, has considerable potential as a life extension drug. While this has been known for awhile, at least in theory, some recent research adds support. Aspirin

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Non-Aspirin NSAIDS Can Cause Heart Attacks

Not long ago, the FDA issued a warning that non-aspirin NSAIDs such as ibuprofen could cause heart attacks and strokes. Does this mean that we should never take these drugs, and how serious is the harm

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Free Weights vs Machines For Strength Training

Is there any difference in results using free weights vs machines for strength training? You will get wildly varying answers to that question, depending on whom you ask. Free weights, machines, and skill Free

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