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Magnesium-rich diet reduces mortality risk


Magnesium supplements probably fit perfectly in the life-extensionist's diet.

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How drinking two glasses of cranberry juice per day improves your health

How drinking two glasses of cranberry juice per day improves your health
How drinking two glasses of cranberry juice per day improves your health


If fat people drink 450 milliliters of cranberry juice every day, their insulin sensitivity increases slightly and their cholesterol levels improve.

The slimming effect of drinking water at mealtimes


Nutritionists at the University of North Carolina drew this conclusion from a metastudy in which they reviewed the evidence from experimental studies.

3 grams of MSM per day counteracts hay fever attack


American nutrition scientists Susan Hewlings and Douglas Kalman discovered this in a human study sponsored by a producer of supplements with MSM.

Aza-6-Gingerol, an experimental ginger-based fat-loss drug


Japanese researchers have modified 6-gingerol, the main active ingredient in ginger, into a new compound that should work better.

Three grams of sumac powder per day lowers your glucose and insulin levels

Three grams of sumac powder per day lowers your glucose and insulin levels
Three grams of sumac powder per day lowers your glucose and insulin levels


Overweight and obese people with type 2 diabetes become healthier if they take 3 grams of sumac powder every day. No, no capsules with an extract, but just sumac powder from the shop or the local supermarket.

Optimism extends lifespan by 15 percent


Epidemiologists have known for years that optimists live longer than pessimists. That does not yet prove that optimism in itself is 'healthy'...

Lifting weights protects against Parkinson's
Lifting weights protects against Parkinson's


Fitness fanatics, power lifters and bodybuilders work out nearly every day in the gym, and during their workouts they end up lifting literally tons of weight. This heavy work is good for their brains.

Supplementation with EMIQ makes leg muscles bigger


Human study, not sponsored. Effective dosage: 40-50 mg/day.

Strength training protects against high blood pressure
Strength training protects against high blood pressure


If you have high blood pressure, many doctors and patients think you shouldn't be doing strength training.

Successful weight loss diet? Quinoa ecdysteroids help you stay slim


If you have lost body fat as a result of a successful weight loss diet, supplementation with ecdysteroids can help you to maintain your new weight. A forgotten human study we found in a patent from 2014.

Stop worrying, go and start strength training


Strength training with short pauses between sets is especially good for reducing your worries. Human data.

Terbutaline increases muscle mass at the expense of fitness


Strength athletes who use terbutaline, a beta-2 agonist that resembles salbutamol, build up more muscles, but in the longer term may also become less fit and lose stamina.

Ecdysterone analogue Bio103 has more anabolic effect than its mother compound


A French research company, which investigates whether ecdysterone may keep people with muscle diseases healthy for longer, has chemically altered the ecdysterone molecule into a compound that may have a greater muscle-enhancing effect than ecdysterone itself.

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1973 animal study: DMAE extends lifespan 10.08.19
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The modest fat loss effect of chlorogenic acid 25.07.19
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Ginsenoside Rg1, a natural anabolic from the ginseng plant 20.07.19
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Gelidium elegans, the slimming algae 11.07.19
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Time-restricted feeding without positive or negative effects in female strength athletes 06.07.19
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Veillonella, a probiotic that boosts the metabolism of athletes 01.07.19
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Daily cup of blueberries protects against heart attack 29.06.19
Women find fast cyclists attractive 28.06.19
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Protein shake before exercise increases fat oxidation 25.06.19
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Glycine supplementation extends life span 22.06.19
Vitamin B5, the testosterone vitamin 21.06.19
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Aronia boosts thermogenesis 19.06.19
How arginine enhances the effect of GABA 18.06.19
Supplement containing vitamin C makes it easier to do more exercise 17.06.19
Trend: combining cannabis with exercise 16.06.19
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Broccoli diet for more muscle cells 12.06.19
Glucosamine protects against deadly heart attacks 11.06.19
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Propolis increases insulin sensitivity 06.06.19
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