The AGE You Do Not Know About That Can Kill You

AGE stands for Advanced Glycation End products. These end products affect every area of your body and do severe damage to your health. AGEs are formed inside our bodies and in some cooking processes. Advanced Glycation End products https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/advanced-glycation-end-product Glycation … Continue reading

What Fats Help You Live Longer and Healthier?

We hear the term fat or fats and usually think they are not healthy. Butter took a bad rap when margarine appeared in the United States back in the mid-60s. The FDA took the product to court and lost because … Continue reading

How To Win the Internal Battle of Hormones to Lose Weight

Ghrelin is a hormone, secreted in your belly and intestines. When your stomach is empty, ghrelin makes you want to eat. And if you ignore the signals, which typically come every half hour or so, then your belly sends out … Continue reading

The Daily Battle in Your Body For Your Appetite

Ir would be nice if we could expect the same result every time we ate food. There are many chemical reactions going on at the same time in our bodies. We can sense some and others we cannot. There are … Continue reading

Avoiding Fats for Better Health?

True or False – Fats are bad for your health. Avoid them at all costs. That’s why you see so many ‘fat-free’, ‘reduced-fat’, ‘very low fat’ products. In fact, a recent check using the search term ‘fat-free’ gave me an … Continue reading

Amp Up Your AMPK For a Healthier and Longer Life

AMPK is an enzyme found in every cell in your body. The real name for AMPK is 5’ AMP-activated protein kinase, also known as 5’adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase. AMPK is critical for good health and longevity. As we age, our … Continue reading

To Eat It Or Not

I spoke at a networking meeting yesterday on longevity. I presented two major causes of aging and what can be done to accelerate or decelerate the aging processes. Questions covered aging and other aspects of health and wellness. One question … Continue reading

Are Carbohydrates Necessary for Good Health?

We hear about the no-carbohydrate and low-carbohydrate diets. Are they good or not? My disclaimer first – I recommend balanced nutrition combined with caloric restriction and intermittent fasting for longevity and a healthy old age. Balanced nutrition ensures that you … Continue reading

The Truth About Atkins Diet You Don’t Know

I went on the Atkins Diet in the mid-90’s. I read five books on it before I decided to try it. It seemed safe enough and I was in excellent health – just a few more pounds that I wanted … Continue reading

Pressure Cooking Potatoes Might Be an Option

I read an article recently (and posted it on Facebook) about pressure cooking potatoes. The starch in the potato is converted into a resistant starch by the pressure – something not achieved by baking alone. The resistant starch is treated … Continue reading