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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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Are You Sure You’re Getting Enough Protein?

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The abundance of protein here in the West is something that many of us take for granted. So how can you be sure that you’re getting enough protein yourself? Read on.   The Basics: Getting Protein from Food Protein is composed of twenty amino acids. Nine of these amino acids are “essential” because they can’t be made in […]

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The Truth About Probiotics And Anti-Aging

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With more than 100 trillion gut bacteria, outnumbering regular body cells 10 to 1, a healthy bacterial balance in your gut is essential to your health and immune system. Since about 70% of your immune system strength comes from your gut, scientists have long been looking at the health benefits of probiotics. Imbalance It has […]

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