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How Carnosine Protects Against Age-Related Disease

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By Edward R. Rosick, DO, MPH, MS Proteins are the building blocks of life. Comprising amino acid chains, proteins serve both structural and functional roles within the human body. Structural proteins such as collagen give support to bones, tendons, and skin, while functional proteins known as enzymes catalyze life-sustaining biochemical reactions throughout the body. As […]

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Glutathione: How to Boost Your Levels of this Critical Antioxidant

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Stewart Lonky, M.D. Have you ever heard of glutathione? If not, I’d suggest you educate yourself on this important antioxidant. This natural antioxidant is protective from damage and regulates many important functions, including cell proliferation. It is, in fact, our cells’ most abundant antioxidant. Glutathione also assists in the synthesis of genetic material and proteins and activates gene […]

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3 Reasons Why Pomegranate is a Superfruit

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The name “pomegranate” (Punica granatum L.) derives from the Latin pomum and granatum, meaning apple-seeded. The fruit’s numerous seeds have made it a symbol of female fertility. The ancient Greeks believed it to be a symbol of life, marriage, and rebirth.   The Composition of Pomegranates Pomegranate contains the phenol ellagic acid, which in recent research has been […]

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Protecting Against Sunburn from the Inside Out

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Excessive sun exposure burns your skin and leads to premature skin aging, which means more wrinkles, discolorations, and risks. Topical sunscreens still remain the popular choice among consumers, but did you know there’s also an oral solution for protecting your skin? There is, and it’s called Polypodium leucotomos.   Oral Protection with Polypodium Leucotomos A […]

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Exploring the Health Benefits of Lipoic Acid

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By Michael A. Smith, MD   Widely known as a potent and effective antioxidant, lipoic acid demonstrates a multitude of health benefits directly related to its chemical structure. While most antioxidants are either water-loving or fat-loving, this compound is actually both. Unlike vitamins C and E, which are confined to water and fat environments respectively, lipoic […]

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How to Keep Your DNA Healthy

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Having healthy DNA is a prerequisite for having a healthy body because it is the “blueprint” for life. Therefore, damage to DNA is a completely fundamental cause of aging and age-related health issues. Every second, your genes are attacked by a number of bodily and environmental factors that can result in mutations of your DNA. Free […]

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