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Add Nuts and Oils to Your Diet to Improve Metabolism!

Both nuts and oils are rich in healthy fats and a variety of nutrients, and because they are mostly plant-derived, they are easily incorporated in a…


The Ketogenic Diet for Seizures and Migraines: What’s the Deal?

Before it became a weight loss strategy, the ketogenic diet was used to treat epilepsy and severe headaches. Today, it remains a viable treatment…


The Magical Power of Beans to Help in Blood Sugar Control

From steamed edamame to cassoulet, the mighty bean is a staple in cuisines around the world. It’s also great for improving insulin sensitivity and…


How I lost 40 pounds and over 10% of my body fat with LIFE Extend

When I began tracking my exercise, healthy plants, and intermittent fasting, I saw immediate and consistent results.


The ketogenic diet for type 2 diabetes: How does it work and what can you eat?

Foods that are low in carbs and high in healthy fats can improve blood sugar control and insulin sensitivity.


New FDA approved anti-obesity drug, semaglutide, isolated from most unlikely source

A new anti-obesity drug – WegovyTM (semaglutide) – was approved by the FDA last month for the first time since 2014... but you will never guess where…


4 ways to optimize sleep to prevent Alzheimer’s disease

Lifestyle changes that aid the removal of brain waste during sleep could help prevent neurodegeneration.


Jumping genes: One clue in our understanding of the Dark Genome

Jumping genes quietly reside in thousands of species, bringing diversity and evolution. They can also mean bad news.


Exercise during pregnancy benefits your child’s health through epigenetics

Expecting? Physical activity protects your growing baby from acquiring the harmful effects of parental obesity and stress.


7 safety tips for practicing extended fasting

How long should your extended fasts be, how often should you do them, what precautions should you take?


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