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More HDL, less CRP | How MSM might reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease

More HDL, less CRP | How MSM might reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease
More HDL, less CRP | How MSM might reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease


A human study made in the United States.

Focus on muscle group during strength training does not result in more strength


If strength athletes focus during their training on the muscle group they target, the electrical activity in that muscle group increases. So the muscle works harder.

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Stress course does away with need for doctor

Stress course does away with need for doctor
Stress course does away with need for doctor


A short training course that teaches athletes how to deal with psychological stress reduces the number of days that athletes doing heavy training miss due to sickness.

Cannabidiol may protect against SARS-CoV-2 infection


While the umpteenth corona wave is already rolling in on us, we at Ergo-Log continue to search for possible natural substances that protect against SARS-CoV-2. We found an interesting one in a preprint.

Focus on a muscle group during strength training | This is the effect

Focus on a muscle group during strength training | This is the effect

Focus on a muscle group during strength training | This is the effect
Focus on a muscle group during strength training | This is the effect


If you really want to develop a muscle group through strength training, focus your attention on that muscle group, some strength athletes advise. This advice is not without scientific foundation.

Protein supplement and multivitamin users feel fitter and healthier


Researchers at the US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine discovered this when they interviewed more than 5,000 soldiers and employees of the US Coast Guard.

Is curcumin acetylsalicylate a life extender?

Is curcumin acetylsalicylate a life extender?

Is curcumin acetylsalicylate a life extender?
Is curcumin acetylsalicylate a life extender?


A new generation of anti-aging nutri-chemicals may soon appear on the gray market. They will have structural formulas parts of which will look familiar to you.

Which exercise is better? The pull-up or the pull-down?


Strength athletes who want to develop their lat muscles in their upper back can benefit from the pull-up just as much as the pull-down.

The three best weightless exercises for your glutes


Spoiler alert! It's the single-leg squat, the single-leg deadlift and the lying abduction...

A little bit of Royal Jelly increases testosterone level by 22 percent


A daily dose of 25 milligrams appears to be effective. Human study.

Mushrooms, green tea reduce chance of breast cancer by factor of 10


Epidemiologists at the University of Western Australia write about this in the International Journal of Cancer.

Dietary spermidine extends your lifespan (by maybe 6 years)


Many, many foods contain spermidine. It is a polyamine to which nutritional science has never paid much attention. Wrongly, according to recent research.

Slower carbohydrates, fewer migraines


A low-carbohydrate diet can reduce migraines, we wrote a few weeks ago. That's great, but not everyone can maintain a low-carbohydrate diet.

More physical activity, more fertility


We, the arrogant compilers of this free web magazine, had written about the positive effects of exercise so many times that we seriously thought we knew them all. Not so.

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Blackcurrant extract increases fat oxidation during moderate-intensity exercise 14.06.2022
Best way to do a lat pull-down: bar to your chest, not in your neck 13.06.2022
Living in rural areas better for mental health than living in the city 12.06.2022
It's healthier to run in the fields than on the treadmill 11.06.2022
SAMe mitigates major depression 10.06.2022
Flu shot lowers testosterone level 09.06.2022
Avoiding carbohydrates is preventing migraines 08.06.2022
Bowl of low-fat yoghurt in the afternoon makes dieting easier 07.06.2022
Women, testosterone and sex | And zinc 06.06.2022
Meta-study | Strength training with weights equivalent to strength training with elastic bands 05.06.2022
Training shoulders with elastic band just as effective as using weights 04.06.2022
Fat loss diet twice as effective if you supplement with caffeine 03.06.2022
Surviving covid thanks to GABA supplementation 02.06.2022
FAS inhibitor Tamarindus indica slows the growth of adipose tissues 01.06.2022

High vitamin D level multiplies survival chances of cancer patient 31.05.2022
Steroid cycle gives coronavirus more chance 29.05.2022
Magnesium, vitamin B2 and co-enzyme Q10 combo soothes migraine 28.05.2022
How Tamarindus indica seeds may increase testosterone levels in men 27.05.2022
Magnesium supplement halves hot flashes 26.05.2022
Diosgenin, the plant steroid in Smilax and Yam 25.05.2022
Dietary diversity increases your life span 24.05.2022
Strict weight loss diet works better if you bend the rules occasionally 23.05.2022
Put on less weight with gluten free diet 22.05.2022
Taurine's mechanism of action revealed 21.05.202
Raise your VO2max to delay ageing 20.05.2022
Celery seed extract lowers blood pressure (and does much more) 19.05.2022
Is Basica a supplement against lower back pain? 18.05.2022
Hefty daily dose of glycine prevents caries 17.05.2022
Why sculptors live longer than painters 16.05.2022
Gardening makes you healthier 15.05.2022
Tour de France cyclists live six years longer 14.05.2022
How gardening improves brain function 13.05.2022
Low-carb diet makes it easier to maintain weight loss 11.05.2022
Your brain works better after two days of vinpocetine 10.05.2022
Strength training helps slimmed down fatties to stay slim 09.05.2022
L-Serine supplementation may make the yo-yo effect a thing of the past 08.05.2022
For strong bones you need to do fitness training at least twice a week 07.05.2022
Heavy strength training increases bone mass in osteoporosis sufferers 06.05.2022
The combination of exposure to sunlight and walking makes your bones significantly stronger 05.05.2022
Heavy training + betaine = more testosterone 04.05.2022
Fit after menopause? Hormone treatment not necessary 03.05.2022
Paraxanthine makes you stronger, more muscular and increases your stamina 02.05.2022
Fenugreek fights menopause symptoms 01.05.2022

Is fenugreek a growth hormone booster? 30.04.2022
Lecithin supplement keeps hearing sharp 29.04.2022
Do you need extra vitamin D if you are already supplementing with fish oil? 28.04.2022
Gram of quercetin per day gives badminton players more stamina 27.04.2022
Supplement with 500 milligrams of vitamin C increases survival chances in life-threatening covid by a factor of 5 26.04.2022
Supplement with 100 mg anthocyanins gives athletes more stamina 25.04.2022
Should heart failure patients be prescribed Q10? 24.04.2022
Alpha-Lipoic Acid boosts effect of creatine 23.04.2022
Blackcurrant for faster sprints 22.04.2022
Magnesium supplement prevents migraine 21.04.2022
Cacao extract CocoaVia makes your brain work faster 20.04.2022
Oligonol versus cortisol 19.04.2022
Creatine dissolved in water works a little better than powder form 18.04.2022
This is what happens to your bones if you take 150 mg of resveratrol every day for a year 17.04.2022
Creatine works better after strength training than before 16.04.2022
With every handful of walnuts you eat every day, your risk of diabetes is halved 15.04.2022
Old-school psychiatrists live longer 14.04.2022
(-)-Epicatechin, an appetite suppressant from cocoa 13.04.2022
Worn joints | ASU makes a positive difference, says meta-study 12.04.2022
Cacao contains endurance sports drug 11.04.2022
Mitochondrial nutrients for more stamina and more mitochondria 10.04.2022
Lychees for less belly fat 09.04.2022
Painfully worn knee? Supplementation with ASU may reduce your problem 08.04.2022
Cocoa makes you alert 07.04.2022
High testosterone level? Don't smile when they take your picture... 05.04.2022
Blackcurrants help athletes burn more fat 04.04.2022
Blackcurrants increase fat oxidation and endurance 03.04.2022
A few spirulina tablets a day lower your blood pressure by 4 to 5 points 02.04.2022
Why your weight loss diet is more successful than you think 01.04.2022

Oligonol, the lychee supplement that protects against heart attacks 31.03.2022
Men who take ginseng live longer 30.03.2022
Does it make sense to combine beet root and citrulline? 29.03.2022
Chlorella supplement boosts maximal oxygen uptake 28.03.2022
Citrulline supplementation increases strength gains and fat loss through interval training 27.03.2022
Enzyme supplement speeds up muscle recovery 26.03.2022
Oligonol, a muscle-building supplement based on lychees 25.03.2022
Vitamin C is a brain vitamin 24.03.2022
Daily weighing helps slimming and prevents overweight 23.03.2022
Lychees inhibit muscle breakdown | Animal study 22.03.2022
Lychee extract boosts athletes' endurance capacity 21.03.2022
More berries, less cholesterol 20.03.2022
Diet with lots of vegetables keeps the elderly fit 19.03.2022
Getting enough vitamin B6 will make you live longer 18.03.2022
How white button mushrooms might take the sting out of diabetes and delay aging 16.03.2022
Vitamin S prolongs your life 15.03.2022
Mango: load up with carbs and reduce fat at the same time 14.03.2022
Meta-study | Healthier diet after cancer increases chances of survival 13.03.2022
How vitamin D increases testosterone levels 12.03.2022
Quercetin reduces cortisol peak after stress 11.03.2022
Beta-lactolin, the brain booster in camembert 10.03.2022
Animal study | Combination of glycine and NAC extends maximum lifespan by 40 percent 09.03.2022
Vitamin D supplement keeps type 2 diabetes at bay 08.03.2022
Positive view of life after retirement extends life expectancy 07.03.2022
Horny Goat Weed inhibits cortisol 06.03.2022
Low vitamin D levels increase the risk of serious covid by a factor of 14 05.03.2022
Feeling of being in control lengthens life 04.03.2022
Goji, a natural anti-depressant 03.03.2022
Over 65? A high Q10 level gives you a healthy heart and well-functioning muscles 02.03.2022
Creatine makes depression treatment with SSRIs more effective 01.03.2022

Blood pressure drops several points during supplementation with Pycnogenol 28.02.2022
Exercising outside during the day improves sleep 20.02.2022
Daily intake of 3 tablespoons of virgine olive oil halves the risk of frailty in people over sixty 19.02.2022
Pycnogenol softens menopause problems 18.02.2022
Rhodiola rosea extends life in animal study 17.02.2022
Is the carnivore diet unhealthy? 16.02.2022
25 grams of gelatin per day reduces benign prostate problems 15.02.2022
Astragalus membranaceus boosts EPO synthesis 14.02.2022
Gelatin may improve endurance by 240 percent, claims forgotten study 13.02.2022
Take vitamin D and lower your risk of an autoimmune disease 12.02.2022
Cramming for exams goes better with Red Bull 11.02.2022
Cistus incanus goes in, virus comes out 10.02.2022
People in their forties who exercise a lot still fit 25 years on 09.02.2022
Drinking 3 cups of cistus tea daily hinders the molecular demolition work in your body (and improves your cholesterol) 08.02.2022
Ginger, a prostate cancer inhibitor 06.02.2022
The more muscle you have the longer you live 05.02.2022
Better strength training and less muscle pain after three cups of coffee 03.02.2022
How vitamin C boosts quercetin's antiviral action 02.02.2022
Diet with lots of vegetables reduces risk of mortality and cancer 01.02.2022

6 weeks intermittent fasting | Lose fat effortlessly while retaining muscle mass 31.01.2022
Animal study: spirulina helps prevent breast cancer 30.01.2022
High-dose quercetin protects against colds - if you're 40+ and fit 29.01.2022
Ginger boosts testosterone levels in human study 27.01.2022
Vitamin D supplement reduces flu risk, says meta-study 26.01.2022
Meta-study: a high vitamin D level helps you live longer 25.01.2022
Supplement with ashwagandha reduces anxiety and cortisol during a period of stress 24.01.2022
Oyster mushrooms keep athletes disease free 23.01.2022
Sunlight | In the right dose, a free medicine for a healthier and longer life 22.01.2022
Cocktail to combat fat for ex-smokers: nicotine plus caffeine 21.01.2022
Fish oil supplementation | How to withstand severe physiological stress without losing strength 20.01.2022
Six things you can do to if you want to live to a hundred 19.01.2022
Human study: Ashwagandha boosts testosterone level 18.01.2022
How junk food robs you of your muscle strength 17.01.2022
Two-week cranberry course gives six months protection against bladder infections 16.01.2022
Black Seed Oil decreases covid recovery time 15.01.2022
Four healthy habits can prolong your life by fourteen years 13.01.2022
Antiviral effect Nigella sativa protects covid patients 12.01.2022
A healthy way of life | It is the sum of life style factors that counts 11.01.2022
Flavonoids in food extend your life expectancy 10.01.2022
Combination of vitamin D3, vitamin B12 and magnesium keeps covid patient out of the ICU 09.01.2022
Ecdysterone repairs cartilage in joints 08.01.2022
Eat mushrooms and live (a bit) longer 06.01.2022
Luteolin, the anti-oestrogen in celery 05.01.2022
How dietary flavonoids and carotenoids protect against depression 04.01.2022
Food that contains water keeps you slim 03.01.2022
Diet rich in resveratrol, astaxanthin and beta-carotene increases muscle strength, reduces fatigue 02.01.2022
Fish oil can help bad acne 01.01.2022