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Probiotic-Phage Blend Boosts Immune and Digestive Health

A broad-spectrum of probiotics combined with bacteria-killing phages reduce harmful gut microbes. This allows beneficial bacteria to flourish for healthier digestion and immunity.

Reports

Lithium Helps Live Longer

Lithium Helps Live Longer

Lithium supports telomere length and healthy DNA, and slows brain aging at ultra-low cost.

Obesity is now responsible for about 20% of deaths in the US

Obesity: Surging Rates and Consequences

Obesity is now responsible for about 20% of deaths in the United States. By year 2030, nearly half of all Americans will be clinically obese. Mediterranean-style diets and other strategies are urgently needed to reduce body fat mass.

Top Annual Blood Tests

Annual blood tests can uncover smoldering risk factors before they manifest into clinically relevant disease.

How PQQ Slows Aging

How PQQ Slows Aging

A nutrient called PQQ restores youthful cell functions, delays cell senescence, and extends lifespan in animals.

Blueberries Reduce Heart Disease Risks

Blueberries Reduce Heart Disease Risks

Novel mechanisms have been identified to show how blueberry polyphenols help reduce formation of atherosclerosis.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil: Heart and Breast Cancer Protection

Extra virgin olive oil retains polyphenols that favorably interact with the gut microbiota to lower cardiovascular risk factors.

Departments

Diabetes Complications On The Rise

The increase in healthy longevity of Americans is deteriorating in people with less-than-optimal glucose control. Low-cost blood tests can identify glucose problems prior to outward manifestation of diabetic complications such as neuropathy, kidney failure, and heart attack.

Metformin Reduces Ovarian Cancer and more

In the News: Metformin Reduces Ovarian Cancer and more

Metformin may inhibit ovarian cancer; weight loss reduces women’s breast cancer risk; quercetin with dasatinib reduces senescent cells; zinc fights bacterial infection; ashwagandha improves sleep quality.

Super Food Black Beans

Black Beans

Super-Food

High in anthocyanins and fiber, black beans attenuate blood sugar spikes and provide anticancer effects.

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