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Being fit as important for your health as not smoking

Being fit as important for your health as not smoking
Being fit as important for your health as not smoking


According to a study that American cardiologists published in JAMA Network Open in 2018, low fitness levels are just as bad for your health as smoking.

Glucosamine for soccer players


Japanese researchers gave supplements containing glucosamine to 21 students who did two hours of soccer training five days a week, and found that this protected the students' cartilage.

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Do you suffer from worn joints? A low-carb diet may help

Do you suffer from worn joints? A low-carb diet may help
Do you suffer from worn joints? A low-carb diet may help


Do you suffer from painful and worn-out joints? You probably can alleviate your problem by drastically reducing the amount of carbohydrates in your diet.

The anabolic effect of a few grams of nori protein per day


The protein in the Asian food product nori has an anabolic and anti-catabolic effect. A daily intake of a few grams eliminates the muscle-degrading effect of the corticosteroid dexamethasone. Animal study.

L-Histidine supplementation breaks down fat

L-Histidine supplementation breaks down fat
L-Histidine supplementation breaks down fat


According to a Chinese experimental study, done with obese women, supplementation with L-histidine induces fat loss and improves insulin sensitivity.

What are dehydroandrostenol and dehydroandrosterone?


Prohormones are back. They are reappearing, the 'supplements' with steroids that probably don't do much, but should convert into steroids that may have an anabolic effect. Such as dehydroandrostenol and dehydroandrosterone.

More magnesium means more testosterone and IGF-1

More magnesium means more testosterone and IGF-1
More magnesium means more testosterone and IGF-1


Older men have higher concentrations of IGF-1 and testosterone in their blood, the higher their magnesium levels are. Epidemiology, published in the International Journal of Andrology.

AGEs | The estrogenic effect of unhealthy foods


This American study is interesting for women with an estradiol-sensitive form of breast cancer - and for anyone who, for whatever reason, wants to reduce the effect of estradiol in his or her body.

Garlic makes running healthier
Garlic makes running healthier


The combination of garlic supplementation and cardio training reduces blood pressure and boosts the concentration of 'good cholesterol' (HDL) in the blood.

More muscles in old age thanks to curcumin supplementation


As you get older, your body loses more and more muscle mass. Supplementation with curcumin can block this unholy process. Animal study.

What you should know about supplements with 5-alpha-hydroxy-laxogenin


American scientists tested 13 supplements. The results were an unpleasant surprise.

Supplementation with orthosilicic acid may make fragile hair stronger


Human study. Modest dose. Sponsor alert.

Will 5-hydroxy-benzothiazolone replace clenbuterol?


Researchers from Novartis are conducting animal studies, which suggest that 5-hydroxybenzothiazolone has the same anabolic effect as formoterol, but with less cardiovascular side effects.

Ginkgo keeps incorrigible fatties healthy


Obese people who are not prepared to do more exercise or eat more healthily should maybe start taking Ginkgo biloba. It might help keep their overweight from getting completely out of hand and reduce their chances of developing diabetes or other diseases.

The healthier your lifestyle, the better your Natural Killer Cells function


The Natural Killer Cells are the body's first line of defense against infectious diseases and cancer. How well that defense line functions depends, among other things, on your lifestyle.

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