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Magnesium, vitamin B2 and co-enzyme Q10 combo soothes migraine


According to German neurologists, this supplement doesn't reduce the number of days that a migraine lasts, but it does reduce the severity of an attack.

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How Tamarindus indica seeds may increase testosterone levels in men

How Tamarindus indica seeds may increase testosterone levels in men
How Tamarindus indica seeds may increase testosterone levels in men


This animal study was sponsored as hell.

Magnesium supplement halves hot flashes


If, for whatever reason, you suddenly have less steroid hormones circulating in your body, you get hot flashes. Dirt-cheap magnesium supplements help.

Diosgenin, the plant steroid in Smilax and Yam

Diosgenin, the plant steroid in Smilax and Yam
Diosgenin, the plant steroid in Smilax and Yam


Twenty or thirty years ago, thousands of bodybuilders took extracts from plants such as sarsaparilla and wild yam. These contained the steroid-like diosgenin.

Dietary diversity increases your life span


In particular, diversifying your vegetables could be effective. Epidemiology.

Strict weight loss diet works better if you bend the rules occasionally

Strict weight loss diet works better if you bend the rules occasionally
Strict weight loss diet works better if you bend the rules occasionally


Not so much because it makes it easier to stick to a calorie shifting diet, but because the results achieved don't disappear so fast when you start to eat normally again.

Put on less weight with gluten free diet


Even if you don't have a gluten allergy, but your fat mass is higher than you'd like, you may benefit from a diet containing less – or no – grains. Animal study.

Taurine's mechanism of action revealed

Taurine's mechanism of action revealed
Taurine's mechanism of action revealed


Taurine improves fat burning, making muscles more economical with glucose. But does N-acetyl-taurine work even better?

Raise your VO2max to delay ageing


People who do an aerobic sports activity every day age more slowly than people who lead a sedentary life.

Celery seed extract lowers blood pressure (and does much more)


Celery seed extract can significantly lower blood pressure, plus improve cholesterol levels and insulin sensitivity.

Is Basica a supplement against lower back pain?


Just maybe, supplementing with minerals like magnesium citrate, potassium citrate and calcium citrate can relieve back pain.

Hefty daily dose of glycine prevents caries


If you are to believe a forgotten animal study from the 1970s, supplementation with glycine can help prevent tooth decay.

Why sculptors live longer than painters


Sculptors famous enough to warrant their own entry in reference books lived three years longer than their equally famous painter colleagues.

Gardening makes you healthier


Your mental and physical health improves incrementally when you start gardening. And we don't say that lightly. We base this on an inspiring meta-study that appeared in Preventive Medicine Reports in 2017.

Tour de France cyclists live six years longer


Going by the amount of reports on doping use during the Tour de France, you'd expect that the competitors are more likely to have a shorter life than us ordinary mortals. But according to researchers at Paris Descartes University, the opposite is the case.

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