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Fat loss as a result of Brazilian propolis supplementation

Fat loss as a result of Brazilian propolis supplementation
Fat loss as a result of Brazilian propolis supplementation


According to a Japanese human study, this may be because propolis increases insulin sensitivity.

High intake of vitamin K1 keeps bones strong (and muscles too)


Women over the age of 70 are less likely to break a bone and have more muscle strength the more vitamin K1 they ingest.

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Supercentenarians are extremely healthy
Supercentenarians are extremely healthy


Reaching an extremely old age usually comes down to remaining extremely healthy.

Are you really 134 years old, sir?


Much anecdotal evidence about extremely old people is the product of exaggeration, mystification or fraud. These 8 things should set off alarm bells among critical gerontologists.

This analogue of rutin extends life by 10 percent

This analogue of rutin extends life by 10 percent

This analogue of rutin extends life by 10 percent
This analogue of rutin extends life by 10 percent


A rutin analogue with increased bioavailability extends the lifespan of laboratory animals by 10 percent. The human equivalent of the daily dose used in this study fits into a capsule.

Lithium extends psychiatric patient's lifespan


Yesterday we bothered both our readers with a post about the potential life-prolonging effect of lithium, a mineral found in foods and drinking water. In addition, lithium is an active ingredient in psychopharmaceuticals that are intended to dampen extreme mood swings.

Lithium in drinking water helps you live longer

Lithium in drinking water helps you live longer
Lithium in drinking water helps you live longer


The amount of lithium in the drinking water varies from place to place on this planet. According to Japanese-German research that has been published in the European Journal of Nutrition, people live a little longer if their drinking water contains more lithium.

Tea protects against glioma


Tea drinkers may be less likely to have glioma - a typically ill-treatable form of brain cancer - than non-tea drinkers. An Indonesian meta-study.

Turmeric's modest kidney-stone factor

Turmeric's modest kidney-stone factor
Turmeric's modest kidney-stone factor


Turmeric makes for an interesting supplement, but if you are prone to kidney stones you may be better off not taking it, write researchers from the US department of agriculture.

Do you want to build muscle? If your protein intake is high, a 'slow' protein is more efficient


If you want to gain more muscle and consume a lot of protein, then - leaving peri-workout shakes out of consideration - proteins such as casein, whose amino acids enter your blood slowly, are more useful than proteins such as whey, whose amino acids are absorbed quickly appear in the bloodstream.

This is the effect of zinc supplementation in covid | Trial


If covid patients take a hefty dose of zinc every day for 15 days, their chances of death and admission to an ICU are reduced.

Green tea speeds up muscle recovery after heavy training


Green tea supplements don't just protect muscles during heavy physical exertion. The catechins in tea also speed up recovery after exercise.

Supplementation with 5HTP makes diabetics eat significantly less 22.01.2022
Evening workout won't cost you sleep 21.01.2023
Yoga, walking, cardio training | All types of physical activity improve sleep 20.01.2022
Pantethine | The underrated cholesterol-lowering effects of a B vitamin 19.01.2023
Fish oil makes life more difficult for cancer secondaries 18.01.2022
Decaf increases the risk of rheumatoid arthritis, regular coffee does not 17.01.2023
High intake of nuts and legumes protects against brain cancer 16.01.2022
Q10 supplementation makes explosive movements a little faster 15.01.2023
HMB reduces muscle breakdown in endurance athletes 14.01.2022
Onions for strong bones 13.01.2023
High vitamin E levels reduce the risk of gallstones 12.01.2022
Shilajit repairs worn knee 11.01.2023
It really exists: carrot addiction 10.01.2022
Vitamin C helps prevent gallstones 09.01.2023
Shilajit induces muscle collagen biosynthesis 08.01.2022
Moderate-intensity exercise burns more fat through supplementation with fish oil 07.01.2023
Fish oil increases insulin sensitivity only when combined with exercise 06.01.2022
More alpha-carotene, more muscle strength 05.01.2023
Edible mushrooms protect against depression 04.01.2022
Quercetin boosts inhibitory effect of green tea for prostate cancer 03.01.2023
Vitamin B for stronger bones 02.01.2023
Hydrated body burns more fat, less protein 01.01.2023

More dietary fiber, more muscle (and less body fat) 30.12.2022
Is the antidepressant effect of physical exercise superior to that of pharmacological antidepressants? 29.12.2022
Fitness helps children & adolescents beat depression 28.12.2022
A capsule of shilajit a day makes bones stronger 25.12.2022
Swop your desk chair for a therapy ball, and keep slim 24.12.2022
Supplementation with galacto-oligosaccharides reduces cortisol levels 23.12.2022
Why some multivitamins can make you feel nauseated 22.12.2022
A multivitamin for your nails 21.12.2022
Fish oil supplementation makes over 60s more muscled and stronger 20.12.2022
Only strong athletes get stronger through shilajit supplementation 19.12.2022
Wound heals faster by supplementing with arginine, vitamin C and zinc 18.12.2022
Strength training helps keep post-menopausal women slim 17.12.2022
You will feel better if you eat these foods daily 16.12.2022
The effect of 10 weeks of fitness training according to Pilates 14.12.2022
Eat healthier, increase your muscle strength - and live longer 13.12.2022
The animals around us are getting fatter 12.12.2022
Relaxation exercise halves cortisol level 11.12.2022
More beta-carotene, longer life 10.12.2022
Shilajit boosts concentration of testosterone, free testosterone and DHEA 09.12.2022
Does a hefty dose of ergothioneine make men more fertile? 08.12.2022
Vitamin C supplement accelerates foot ulcer healing 07.12.2022
Women on hormone therapy don't retain muscle 06.12.2022
Mass supplementation with vitamin D could have prevented one-third of Covid-19 deaths 05.12.2022
What you are not supposed to know about C60 04.12.2022
How ginseng boosts athletes' endurance capacity 03.12.2022
Supplement with glycine and N-acetylcysteine lowers insulin resistance in type-2 diabetics 02.12.2022
Exercise burns up more fat after supplementing with cystine and glutamine 01.12.2022

Orientin, the longevity flavonoid in bamboo 30.11.2022
Bad breath from proteins? Green tea helps 29.11.2022
Golfers hit further with creatine supplement 28.11.2022
Alpha-GPC gave man (79) uncontrollable libido 27.11.2022
Creatine speeds up muscle recovery in endurance athletes 26.11.2022
How quercetin protects blood vessels against cholesterol 25.11.2022
Light-intensity training still makes you fitter - thanks to creatine supplementation 24.11.2022
Glucosamine users are less likely to get cancer 23.11.2022
A life with ikigai is a longer life 22.11.2022
Changing the position of the bar turns the back squat into another exercise 21.11.2022
Accept yourself and live three years longer 19.11.2022
Combination Q10 and curcumin reduces migraines 18.11.2022
Building muscles without testosterone 16.11.2022
The best muscle food is prepared in your own kitchen 16.11.2022
An anti-inflammatory diet may alleviate rheumatoid arthritis 15.11.2022
Fish reduces the risk of rheumatoid arthritis, processed meat has the opposite effect 14.11.2022
Citrulline supplementation reduces muscle soreness and fatigue after an explosive workout 13.11.2022
Resveratrol is an anti-oestrogen 12.11.2022
GLA supplement helps tamoxifen work better 11.11.2022
Combination of fish oil and GLA stimulates hair growth 10.11.2022
Metastudy: selenium helps prevent prostate cancer 09.11.2022
Strength training results in more muscle growth thanks to this Korean protein supplement 08.11.2022
Cyclists do just as well on bananas as on sports drinks 07.11.2022
This daily dose of zinc increases your risk of prostate cancer 06.11.2022
Metformin, an old anti-diabetic that extends lifespan 05.11.2022
The BDNF Files | How summer & sunlight make you smarter and happier 04.11.2022
Get over your cold quicker with a hefty dose of zinc 03.11.2022
City dweller lives longer in a green neighborhood 02.11.2022
Fish oil protects for up to seven years against psychoses 01.11.2022

Ginkgo and DHA combination may protect against Alzheimer's | Animal study 31.10.2022
This dose of thiamine increases your glucose uptake 29.10.2022
Supplement with omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin E and carotenoids increases working memory of people over 65 28.10.2022
Honey, an effective cough remedy 27.10.2022
Raisins for runners just as good as commercial sports food 26.10.2022
Under stress? Social support and hugs protect against viruses 25.10.2022
What happens when you combine interval training with a low-carb diet? 24.10.2022
Intermittent fasting makes your life better 23.10.2022
More dietary fiber for healthier lungs 22.10.2022
Pineapple reduces eye floaters 21.10.2022
Safer on the highway after a cup of coffee 20.10.2022
Grape Seed Extract protects against fatty liver disease 19.10.2022
More vitamin D, faster stress fracture recovery 18.10.2022
Red Bull breaks highway hypnosis 17.10.2022
Anise oil capsules break a bad mood 16.10.2022
Improved response to carbohydrates by beta-glucans from oats 15.10.2022
Daily dose of Echinacea lengthens life span 14.10.2022
Meta-study | In this dosage, L-tryptophan improves the quality of sleep 13.10.2022
Eighteen grams of whey before training increases your fat burning 12.10.2022
A vitamin D supplement to lower your triglycerides | Does that make sense? 09.10.2022
How does your health improve if you combine intermittent fasting with interval training? 08.10.2022
Less fat, more muscle - thanks to tryptophan supplementation? 07.10.2022
More vitamin D, less dental caries 06.10.2022
Lactic acid helps the body clear up tumors 04.10.2022
Chronic sleep deprivation makes you fatter - much fatter 02.10.2022
How many cups of coffee a day should you drink if you want to live longer?


At this dose, Q10 supplementation increases insulin sensitivity 30.09.2022
SR-9009 increases testosterone release by Leydig cells 29.09.2022
Orange oil aromatherapy may speed recovery from PTSD 28.09.2022
Little sleep, fat midriff 27.09.2022
Aromatherapy with bergamot oil enhances positive feelings 26.09.2022
How the combination of vigorous exercise and moderate-intensity exercise can extend life span 25.09.2022
How does the deadlift change when you attach elastic bands to the barbell? 24.09.2022
Berries inhibit arteriosclerosis 23.09.2022
Brainwashing makes the elderly fitter 22.09.2022
Why it may be better to take fish oil capsules in the morning 21.09.2022
Two pieces of advice for over-100s who want to live (even) longer 20.09.2022
Elderly fish eaters have better brains 19.09.2022
Vitamin D supplement accelerates recovery after concussion 18.09.2022
This variant of the single legged squat is the best exercise for the glutes 17.09.2022
Supplement with Q10 improves treatment of depression 16.09.2022
You'll put on weight less quickly with dark than milk chocolate 15.09.2022
Burn more calories, sleep better 14.09.2022
Vitamin D supplement protects diabetic DNA from free radicals 13.09.2022
Vitamin C reduces risk of death by 25 percent 12.09.2022
A little extra exercise lifts you out of sleep poverty 11.09.2022
The antidiabetic effect of vitamin D 10.09.2022
Glucose level out of control? Maybe a vitamin D supplement helps 09.09.2022
Strength training works as medicine for schizophrenia 08.09.2022
More exercise improves quality of life on all fronts 07.09.2022
Multivitamin pill helps children think more accurately 06.09.2022
This multivitamin makes men feel better 04.09.2022
Combination of vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids improves neurological recovery after concussion 03.09.2022
Siberian ginseng: endurance capacity up by 23 percent 02.09.2022
Sleep deprivation shortens men's lifespan 01.09.2022