PON1: Increase Longevity And Detox Pesticides with 99+ Ways To Increase Paraoxonase 1

Paraoxonase 1 (PON1) is an enzyme that plays a role in most diseases.

In this post, we will discuss how you can use PON1 to improve overall health, longevity, and detox mechanisms.  

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How To Inhibit Lipopolysaccharides (LPS), Lipoglycans, and Endotoxins

Recent data suggests that chronically low levels of circulating LPS may be associated with the development of metabolic diseases such as insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. R

In this post, we will discuss how LPS affects the body and how to reverse endotoxemia.

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May The Forest Bathe With You (Biohacking Shinrin-Yoku)

Have you ever wondered why you feel so good on hikes?

I know when I go out, it feels almost like there is some magic to being outdoors - I get invigorated, happy, and just feel alive. 

Well, there are biological effects to being outside.

This practice of going outside has been thoroughly investigated and given the name “Shinrin-Yoku” in Japan, aka “Forest Bathing”.

In this post, we’re going to discuss Forest Bathing’s scientifically proven benefits, what really is going on from being in nature, and what you can do to biohack its effects (without having to go outside). 😉

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The 14+ Benefits Of Amentoflavone

Amentoflavone Is Cool (AF) :D
Amentoflavone (AF) is a naturally occurring biflavonoid found in many (over 120) natural plants, such as Gingko Biloba and St. John's Wort.

 

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The 13+ Benefits Of Chokeberries (Aronia)

The Herb With The Strongest Polyphenol Count
Chokeberries (Aronia) are powerful anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatories as they are very high in polyphenols

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Artificial Sweeteners Alter Signaling In The Brain and Pancreas

Not all artificial sweeteners aka (nonnutritive sweeteners (NNSs) or low-calorie sweeteners (LCS)) are bad. 

Use of artificially sweetened foods (ASF) has increased in the past 50 years in the USA and there are clear parallels with changes in the prevalence of being overweight and the rise of obesity. R

Just because something is deemed as "safe" by the FDA, does not make it safe for humans.

In this post, I will break down the effects of artificial sweeteners on the body and give an alternative list to which ones are "safer" or even beneficial

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Glyphosate & Roundup Inhibit Vitamin D and Cause Nutritional Deficiencies

Since the late 1970s, the use of glyphosate-based herbicides (GBHs) has increased approximately 100-fold. 

Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Roundup®. 

In this post, we will discuss glyphosate's toxic effects (even at extremely low doses). 

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Arsenic Lowers IQ and Disrupts the Gut-Brain Axis

Arsenic is so common, but it is not talked about much. 

It is hidden in our food and supplements, but has devastating effects on the body that we will discuss below.

We will also discuss what you can do to protect yourself from arsenic in our toxic environment.

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NSAIDs Cause Leaky Gut and New Allergies (With Natural Alternatives)

The Pharmaceutical Industry "Gateway" Drug


Just because something is sold over the counter doesn't make it safe.

Especially with non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which can cause autoimmune diseases and destroy cells.

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Why You Need To Get Out Into The Sun

In common day western society, we are consistently bombarded by artificial light.

Our workspaces are indoors, powered by fluorescent blue lights (which blue has its own negatives).

We only get sun rarely and it's either partial (such as through glass while driving to work) or too much (single sessions of long periods hanging out at the beach).

We also try to supplement for the sun by taking vitamin D hormone supplements, which is not as bioactive for creating the active form vitamin D.

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The 10+ Benefits of Liraglutide

Liraglutide protects the brain, improve weight loss, and protect against many of the problems associated with metabolic syndromes.

A lot of its effects with diabetes, obesity and the brain are based on liraglutide's ability to change the composition of the gut microbiome.

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The 9+ Benefits of Irisin And How To Increase It Naturally

Irisin is an anti-obesity and anti-diabetes hormone that regulates fat tissue and blood sugar.

Irisin is generated by exercise and acts as an insulin-sensitizing hormone.

Irisin is so powerful that even moderately increased levels of circulating irisin potently increases energy expenditure, reduces body weight and improves diet-induced insulin resistance.

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Adropin: A Predictor of Heart Disease

Preptin, adropin and irisin are three co-workers in the regulation of energy homeostasis. 

Adropin is derived from the Latin roots “aduro” [to set fire to] and “pinquis” [fats or oils]. 

It was first discovered in 2008 by Kumar and his coworkers. 

Peptides secreted from peripheral organs regulate lipid metabolism in key insulin-target tissues and are important for energy homeostasis and maintaining insulin sensitivity. 

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The 15+ Benefits of Broccoli Sprouts And Sulforaphane (And How To Prepare Them)

Sulforaphane (SFN) is naturally occurring in broccoli sprouts, which has the highest amount of sulforaphane.

Broccoli sprouts contain a particular glucosinolate compound, glucoraphanin, which is found in vacuoles within the cytoplasm of the plant cell. 

The membrane of the plant cells also contain an enzyme, myrosinase, which is walled off from the vacuoles of glucoraphanin. 

Only when the plant cell is ruptured by cutting/chewing,. do the two substances come into contact with each other. 

In the moist environment of the cell, this leads to a chemical reaction wherein the myrosinase converts the glucoraphanin to an isothiocyanate, sulforaphane. 

It is also found in cruciferous veggies, such as brussels spout, cabbage, cauliflower, bok choy, kale, collards, Chinese broccoli, broccoli raab, kohlrabi, mustard, turnip, radish, arugula, and watercress. 

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IL-8: 53 Ways to Naturally And Artificially Lower This Chemokine

Interleukin 8 (IL8 or CXCL8) is a chemokine produced by macrophages and other cell types such as epithelial cells, airway smooth muscle cells and endothelial cells. 

IL-8, also known as neutrophil chemotactic factor, has two primary functions: 

It induces chemotaxis in target cells, primarily neutrophils but also other granulocytes, causing them to migrate toward the site of infection.
It also induces phagocytosis once they have arrived.

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The 49+ Benefits of THC, CBD, and The Endocannabinoid System

Medical marijuana and legalization have been a hot topics recently. I wanted to cover the plethora of benefits of the endocannabinoid system.

Disclaimer: I made sure to only work on this post while vaping CBD.

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NGF: What is Nerve Growth Factor and 60+ Ways to Increase It (And What To Avoid)

NGF has been shown to have roles in development of the male and female reproductive systems, the endocrine, cardiovascular and immune systems.

Rita Levi-Montaclini took a daily solution of NGF in the form of eye drops, and stated that her brain was more active in her 100's than it was in her 20's.

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