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Iron Supplements Increase Infection Risk

It’s been known for some time that iron supplements increase infection risk, because people who take them have more infections. A recent report clarifies some mechanisms. Evidence for increased infections

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Is Fruit Healthy?

The idea that fruit is a health-giving food, or even that eating fruit is actually necessary for good health, is firmly entrenched in current dietary dogma. We’re told that we must eat at least 5

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Guest Post: The Dangers of Estrogen Dominance in Men

The Dangers of Estrogen Dominance in Men by Sean Ward Males are biologically made to produce testosterone at a higher level than women. However, thanks to our modern society, and our tendency to adopt

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How to Increase Insulin Sensitivity, and Why

Insulin sensitivity means how sensitive the cells of the body are to the effects of insulin, the hormone that promotes the uptake of nutrients, especially glucose, into cells. Good insulin sensitivity

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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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Best Supplements for Men: My New Book, Coming Soon

Just want to put all my peeps on notice that my new book, Best Supplements for Men: For More Muscle, Higher Testosterone, Longer Life, and Better Looks, will be out soon. Smart people lift weights. Smart

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CHEKD + Rogue Health and Fitness Optimized Health

I’ve teamed up with Aaron Grossman, M.D. of CHEKD to offer comprehensive lab testing and medical exams. Dr. Grossman founded CHEKD to provide a network of physicians who are able and willing to test

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Possible Toxicity of Green Tea Extract

There are reports of possible liver toxicity with high doses of green tea extract (GTE), and since I’ve discussed GTE on this site, I felt I should address the issue of the possible toxicity of green

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Guest Post: How to Make the Most of Your Time

This is a guest post by Jennifer Landis, who writes at Mindfulness Mama. (See her previous guest post.) Jennifer is a health nut – which explains what she’s doing here at Rogue Health. When

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Big Animals Die Younger

A recurring theme in research on aging is that of growth vs longevity. In essence, they’re opposed: more growth means shorter life, and less growth means longer life. The activation of physiological

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Best and Worst Protein Supplements

As part of some research I’m doing for another project, I looked into protein supplements. For myself, I’ve always confined my choice of protein supplement to the best ones, and haven’t

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Major Bacterial Involvement in Rheumatoid Arthritis

In a couple of recent articles, we saw that bacteria and iron are accelerants and likely causes of aging, and that the resultant hypercoagulation can be targeted. Etherisia Pretorius (a South African as

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Essential Oils Treat Baldness and Acne

Essential oils treat baldness A reader commented on my post on whether fungal infection causes male pattern baldness, and says that rosemary oil is making his hair grow back: After reading some studies

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Belly Fat Promotes Aging

Not all body fat is created equal. Fat that accumulates beneath the skin, subcutaneous fat, is much less harmful to health — conceivably not harmful at all — than fat around the midsection

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Atrial Fibrillation and Iron

Atrial fibrillation is an irregular heart beat that involves the fluttering of the heart’s upper chambers (atria). It can lead to blood clots, stroke, and heart failure. Several million Americans

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Aging Starts Young

Answering the question “what is aging?” is essential to having the ability to do something about it. As we’ll see, we do know a great deal of the answer, and this leads to the conclusion

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Multi-Supplement Abolishes Brain Cell Loss

A scientist named C. D. Rollo has done extensive work on the ability of a complex supplement to combat aging. He uses a strain of transgenic mice that have high levels of growth hormone and IGF-1, which

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Antidepressants Are Placebos

Do antidepressants actually work to treat depression? They do have some effect, although in most studies the effect is barely distinguishable from the placebo control. Irving Kirsch, a psychiatry professor

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