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Safely Boost Your Energy Reserves

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By Margaret Powell   Tired of being tired all the time? Aging people often suffer from diminished energy and persistent tiredness.1 But contrary to popular belief, mental and physical fatigue are not always natural products of growing older. The causes of fatigue can be difficult to pinpoint—and therefore, challenging to treat. As a result, many people reach for stimulants, […]

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Vitamin D May Support Weight Loss

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Maylin Rodriguez-Paez RN A growing number of Europeans are overweight. Given that obesity is linked to multiple health risks, something obviously needs to change. Can supplementing with Vitamin D possibly help counter this growing epidemic? According to a group of Italian scientists, the answer may be yes. Their preliminary research was presented at the 2015 […]

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Why “One Size Fits All” Doesn’t Work for Nutrition

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Sandy Cardy (CPA, CA, CFP)   Why We Need Vitamins and Minerals Vitamins are organic compounds needed in the body. These are micronutrients that are essential to life. We only need vitamins in relatively small amounts (as compared to macronutrients such as carbs, proteins, and fat), but they are incredibly important due to their roles […]

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All About Vitamin E

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Vitamin E is part of a large family composed of tocopherols and tocotrienols. While alpha-tocopherol is officially recognized as E vitamin, it occurs as alpha, beta, gamma, delta tocopherol, and alpha, beta, gamma, delta tocotrienol. This vitamin plays a number of roles in the body, but its function as an antioxidant is the most well known. […]

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How Carnosine Protects Against Age-Related Disease

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By Edward R. Rosick, DO, MPH, MS Proteins are the building blocks of life. Comprising amino acid chains, proteins serve both structural and functional roles within the human body. Structural proteins such as collagen give support to bones, tendons, and skin, while functional proteins known as enzymes catalyze life-sustaining biochemical reactions throughout the body. As […]

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Glutathione: How to Boost Your Levels of this Critical Antioxidant

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Stewart Lonky, M.D. Have you ever heard of glutathione? If not, I’d suggest you educate yourself on this important antioxidant. This natural antioxidant is protective from damage and regulates many important functions, including cell proliferation. It is, in fact, our cells’ most abundant antioxidant. Glutathione also assists in the synthesis of genetic material and proteins and activates gene […]

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Safely Reduce Anxiety and Mood Disorders with Probiotics

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By Stephen Harrington Anxiety and mood disorders are now being recognized as major medical and societal issues. In a unique discovery, two specific probiotic organisms have been identified that show impressive reductions in the manifestation of stress, anxiety, and depression. Human studies on these two unique probiotics show notable results. For example, one study showed a 50%decrease in depression scores […]

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AMPK: Turn on Your Body’s “Youth Switch”

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By James Robbins An enzyme called AMPK is one of the body’s most powerful anti-aging tools. AMPK promotes regenerative pathways and acts in every cell to restore youthful function.1 Over time, AMPK activity declines. The result is accelerated aging. AMPK activation in animal models contributes to longer, healthier lifespans.1-3 Two low-cost nutrients have demonstrated potent AMPK-activating effects. By taking steps to activate AMPK, it becomes possible to enhance youthful functionality throughout our body. […]

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The Melatonin Miracle

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In 1995, The Melatonin Miracle was released to a public anxious for anything that could relieve insomnia without harmful side effects. This book, along with others, helped elevate melatonin from relative obscurity to super star status in a matter of months. Life Extension® and Julian Whitaker, MD, were among the first to publicize melatonin as a sleep aid back […]

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Reduce Your Calories & Stay in Optimal Health!

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The 2:5™ by Life Extension® Nutrition Program was designed and clinically validated to help you manage your weight, especially through November-January which can be one of the toughest times of the year to maintain a normal weight. Did you know that from November through January, the average person gains 1-2 pounds? While this may not […]

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