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Obesity and insulin resistance cause aging, not the other way around

How much is aging really inevitable? A number of physiological processes change with aging, notably autophagy, inflammation, and oxidative stress. While we can do many things to ameliorate them and thus

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Supplements Buying Guide for Men

  This supplements buying guide for men is based on info from my book, Best Supplements for Men. This page contains affiliate links, and if you purchase through it, I get a small commission at no

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Five Ways to Be in the Top 10% of Men

The pathetic average Lots of men are looking to get ahead in life. (If instead you’re one of those who lives for his widescreen TV, you can stop reading right now.) The average man in this country

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What causes heart disease

From an interview with Fred Kummerow, a 98-year-old working scientist at the University of Illinois: . In this publication, I described my findings; namely, that atherosclerosis in modern human beings

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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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Has All Dietary Advice Been Wrong?

Sometimes I get the feeling that those in our entrenched nutritional and health establishments don’t know what they’re talking about. Has all dietary advice been wrong? Surely not all of it,

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Why Americans Are Fat and Sick

Around 80% of the American people are overweight, obese, or skinny fat. That leaves 20% who are of normal weight and body fat, but the fraction of these people that exercise regularly, especially resistance

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How Ultra-Processed Food Leads to Obesity and Chronic Disease

I’ve written a lot about getting in shape, staying lean, and anti-aging interventions, but it’s become clear to me that avoiding ultra-processed food should be the basis of any health regimen.

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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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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 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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How to Lose Weight, Really

Why are so many people so overweight or obese? Why are so many people trying, unsuccessfully, to lose weight? If you can answer those questions correctly, then you can lose weight and then stay lean and

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Build Muscle at Any Age

In my book, Muscle Up, I wrote extensively on how strength training, aka weightlifting or resistance training, is one of the most important things you can do to be healthy and prevent aging. Getting people

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Low Testosterone Is Associated with Insulin Resistance

Testosterone (T), the hormone that gives men their male sex characteristics, declines with age. T is also declining over time, i.e. a men of any age have lower T levels than men the same age 20 or more

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Fasting Insulin

A blood test for fasting insulin can be one of the most important that you get. It’s important because it shows the degree of insulin resistance: the higher the number, the more insulin resistant.

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Cleansing and Detox Don’t Work and Are Pseudo-Health Practices

“Cleansing” is the practice of using a special diet for several days or even weeks with the end of cleansing the body of toxins, a “detox”. Unfortunately, the evidence for any benefit

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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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