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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Still No Obesity Paradox

In some studies of large numbers of people, researchers have found that people with the lowest death rates had a body mass index (BMI) solidly in the overweight range. This finding has led to the so-called

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Your Life Expectancy May Be Greater Than You Think

Your life expectancy may be greater than you think, among the reasons the fact that you read this website. And that’s not only or even mainly because of the information I’ve written about –

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Cholesterol for Brain Health

The human brain contains a high proportion of cholesterol, which is necessary for proper function. A number of scientific studies have found that higher cholesterol is associated with better brain health,

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Higher Protein for Greater Weight Loss

By now we know that low-carbohydrate diets are much more effective for weight loss than standard low-calorie or low-fat diets. Usually, the effectiveness of low-carbohydrate diets is attributed to their

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Older People with High Cholesterol Live Longer

High cholesterol among older people is associated with longer life. In Japan, high cholesterol is associated with longer life at all ages. More recent evidence indicates that the relation of high cholesterol

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