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Getting To The Heart of The Matter

According to government statistics, prior to 1921 the leading cause of death in the United States had fluctuated between tuberculosis and influenza pneumonia. However, since then, heart disease has reigned supreme as the major cause of death.

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The Newest Theory of Aging: Inflammaging

Cracking the code on aging remains one of the biggest challenges in science today. As recently as a decade ago, the general aging theory focused on the oxidative stress model. Basically, the idea was that aging is due to the sustained accumulation of cellular damage and a lifetime of reactive oxygen species and free radicals coursing through our veins.

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Is ALA The New Silver Bullet Of Weight Loss?

While American contends with a growing obesity epidemic, there is also a growing body of scientific research dedicated to finding a solution. A recent study, published in the journal Obesity, suggests that along with calorie reduction, the dietary supplement alpha-lipoic acid is a safe and effective aid in weight loss efforts.

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Vitamin D3 Benefits: Not Just For Strong Bones Anymore

Depending on who you talk to, you may hear different opinions on taking vitamins. However, recent research indicates at least some of us, especially as we get older, may need more nutrition than our diet is providing. Certain vitamins may also help protect us from health concerns associated with aging. Take vitamin D3, for example, and its potential benefits related to type 2 diabetes.

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The Hangover Headache: Deconstructed | Taurine Headaches

By now you probably know all too well that a healthy lifestyle featuring daily exercise, plenty of sleep and a nutritious diet is key to top-of-your-game physical and mental health. But as the song goes “you’re only human” when faced with social situations where enjoying a cocktail (or two) is the norm.

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