All posts by P. D. Mangan

4 Reasons to Take Whey Protein for Muscle and Health

I made this short video to discuss the 4 reasons to take whey protein for muscle and health. (Article continues below.)   Fast Protein Whey protein is “fast”, which in this case doesn’t

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Longer Life Through Lower Blood Sugar

Many experiments and studies on life extension have found the interesting and important result that lowering blood glucose (blood sugar) and/or restricting dietary carbohydrates means longer life. This

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The Normal Values for Testosterone and Why They Matter

If you get a lab test for testosterone, the hormone that gives men their distinctively male characteristics, your result will be accompanied by a “normal range” (or “normal values”,

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The Low-Salt Fiasco

For several decades, mainstream health authorities have recommended that we avoid saturated fat in our food and keep our cholesterol low. For about the same length of time, they’ve also warned us

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Much of Aging Is Just Poor Health Habits

Aging means a deterioration in the body and an increasing propensity to breakdown and disease. Scientists who study aging are keen to discover the driving force(s) that cause it, but they often seem to

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The Rogue 8-Fold Path

The Rogue 8-Fold Path: Right Diet Right Exercise Right Sleep Right Ambition Right Mindset Right Discipline Right Livelihood Right Social Ties I give a brief explanation in the video below.   PS:

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How Alcohol Causes Anxiety

It’s well-known that excessive drinking of alcohol can lead to next-day anxiety. That anxiety can in turn lead to the desire to drink more alcohol to ease it, leading to a cycle of excess alcohol

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Rapamycin Anti-Aging Medicine: An Interview with Alan S. Green, M.D.

Rapamycin, a drug used as an immunosuppressant in the treatment of organ transplant patients, may be the most potent life-extension drug currently available, and the practice of rapamycin anti-aging medicine

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Blood Pressure Drugs Extend Lifespan

Common and cheap blood pressure drugs extend lifespan in animals by inhibiting the renin-angiotensin system. This pathway for life extension is both different from other pathways, such as mTOR or the insulin/IGF-1

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Video: Do I Take Testosterone?

For lots of ideas on how to boost your testosterone, get my new book, Best Supplements for Men. PPS: Check out my Supplements Buying Guide for Men.

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Berberine May Reduce Cardiovascular Risk

Berberine (which I wrote about here) is a herbal supplement obtained from a number of different plants, which Chinese medicine has used for perhaps thousands of years. Its physiological mechanism most

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A Walk in the Park

PS: If you want to learn more about the right supplements, check out my new book, Best Supplements for Men.

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Grey Hair Reversal

I once asked whether there was a cure for grey (or gray) hair. There might be, because my hair is turning dark, or at least darker, and might be a case of grey hair reversal. What occasioned that article

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Why Older Men Should Lift Weights

Aging means loss of muscle. Men at the age of 80 have typically lost 50% of the muscle they had in youth. Let me emphasize – 50%. That sad statistic shows why strength training is crucial, and why

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My Current Workout Routine

Here’s a brief run-through of my current workout routine. Maybe it would work for you too. I’ll keep this short and hopefully informative. Here’s a video of me doing weighted dips just

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The Truth About Soy

Soybeans are made into a number of food products, such as miso and tofu in Asia, but in the West, it’s increasingly become an ingredient in all kinds of foods, like veggie burgers. Food manufacturers

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