Category Archives for Health

Best supplements for men’s health and strength

Hi, you’re probably looking for something here, but since I put all this information in my book, I pulled the post. May I suggest you buy the book? It’s quite good in my humble opinion.   Available

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Life at the top

Life at the Top: The Benefits of Height Angus Deaton Princeton University ; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Raksha Arora affiliation not provided to SSRN June 2009 NBER Working Paper No.

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Sugar consumption and gout

Sack and sugar, and the aetiology of gout in England between 1650 and 1900. AbstractA marked increase in gout was observed in England during the 17th to 20th centuries. Many have ascribed this rapid increase

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Review of the new edition of Perfect Health Diet

The paleo diet has come to be well known in the past few years, with the internet really helping it take off. One of the reasons for its popularity has to do with the obesity epidemic, and the knowledge

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The Stupidity of the Discontented?

Lower IQs Linked To Less Happiness (via Barking up the wrong tree.) It appears that, to paraphrase the old curmudgeon Kinglsey Amis, that there is no end to the ways that being smart is better than being

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Death Risk

Figure 1. Risk of death from various causes in the EU. First, note the position of the bubbles in the quadrants. The X-axis (horizontal) indicates the risk of mortality for an individual (per

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Triclosan impairs muscle contraction

Triclosan impairs excitation–contraction coupling and Ca2+ dynamics in striated muscle Gennady Cherednichenkoa,1, Rui Zhanga,1, Roger A. Bannisterb,1, Valeriy Timofeyevc, Ning Lic,

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Even if unscathed, combat is bad for health

Physical and mental health costs of traumatic war experiences among Civil War veterans. Pizarro J, Silver RC, Prause J.Source Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine,

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“Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead”

An interesting documentary, it tells the story of an obese Australian man (who made the movie) who undertakes a 60-day juice fast. Possibly not optimal, but it worked for him. Website here. You can view

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Black tea lowers cardiovascular risk

The effect of black tea on risk factors of cardiovascular disease in a normal population Bahorun T, Luximon-Ramma A, Neergheen-Bhujun VS, Gunness TK, Googoolye K, Auger C, Crozier A, Aruoma OI. Source ANDI

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Store Receipts Loaded with Endocrine Disruptor BPA

Forbes: BPA Concern At Wal-Mart, Whole Foods And Others Ready for the bad news? If you guessed that McDonald’s and KFC serve up BPA alongside their unhealthy monstrosities, you are correct: The receipt

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Takedown of the Red Meat Study – updated

http://www.zoeharcombe.com/2012/03/red-meat-mortality-the-usual-bad-science/ The alleged harmful effects of red meat appear to be due to the healthy user effect, that is, those who ate less meat were following

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When Doctors Go On Strike…

… death rates fall, as evidenced by cases from Israel, Canada, Colombia, and the U.S.

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Binge Drinking and CVD

The relation between alcohol and cardiovascular disease in Eastern Europe: explaining the paradox Abstract BACKGROUND Recent evidence from Eastern Europe of a positive association between alcohol and cardiovascular

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Effect of Age on Female Fertility

Source. The chart shows pregnancy rates over the course of one year. (Via Dalrock.)

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Wash Your Hands

Microbial Biogeography of Public Restroom Surfaces Gilberto E. Flores1, Scott T. Bates1, Dan Knights2, Christian L. Lauber1, Jesse Stombaugh3, Rob Knight3,4, Noah Fierer1,5* 1 Cooperative Institute for

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Diet, nutrient levels linked to cognitive ability, brain shrinkage

Source. New research has found that elderly people with higher levels of several vitamins and omega 3 fatty acids in their blood had better performance on mental acuity tests and less of the brain shrinkage

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Intelligence And Health

Intelligence And Health Wilmoth, DanielIssue Date: 20-Oct-2010Abstract: Socioeconomic status is positively related to health. Differences by socioeconomic status in health are closely related to differences

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