Phoenixin is a peptide that regulates reproductive function, behavior, sensory perception, memory retention, cardiovascular health and food intake.Read More
Zeolites are very promising for improving environment protection, detoxication, human nutrition status and immunity, separation of various biomolecules and cells, construction of biosensors and detection of biomarkers of various diseases, proper drug/gene delivery, antioxidant regulation, and tissue engineering.
In this post, we will discuss where zeolites come from, its benefits/downsides, and where to get zeolite.Read More
Embelin suppresses cancer, combats inflammation, ameliorates autoimmunity, and destroys many infectious agents.
It also has anti-diabetic, anti-obesity, neuroprotective, and cardioprotective protective effects.
In this post, we will discuss the MANY benefits of embelin, its natural sources, and some synergies of embelin.Read More
Wrightia tinctoria is medicinal plant that can improve skin quality and prevent metabolic disease.
In this post, we will discuss its benefits, how to use it, and it's medicinal mechanism.Read More
Hypoxia (loss of oxygen) is a major stressor on the body.
On average, one can live ~21 days without food, ~2 days without water, but only a few minutes without oxygen. R
Most studies review long term exposure of hypoxia, but in this post we will discuss what happens to the body on a cellular level when exposed to hypoxia in the short term, such as flying or space travel (in a non-hormetic way).Read More
Maral roots and its constituents are used for their adaptogenic and tonic properties to improve muscle growth, impotency, physical weakness, mental weariness, recovery after surgery, infectious disease or chemical intoxication.Read More
Calorie Restriction Mimetics (CRMs) are compounds that can induce the same mechanisms as eating less, without having to actually eat less.
In this post, we will discuss how to have your cake (food) and eat it too.Read More
In this post, we will discus the bioactive components of Blessed Thistle, its benefits, my experience, and possible downsides.Read More
In this post, we will discuss the benefits of chitosan and chitosan derivatives.Read More
Maqui (also known as Chilean wineberry, or Chilean blackberry) is a plant native to Chile and Argentina.
Its berries and leaves have profound bioactive health benefits, which we will discuss in this post.Read More
Recent cancer research has helped us understand how the body detoxes.
By studying upregulated genes in tumorous cells, we were able to find the Nuclear Erythroid 2–Related Factor 2 (NRF2) pathway.
NRF2 is a major transcription factor in detoxing the body and keeping it healthy.
In this post, we will discuss the benefits/downsides of NRF2 activation, as well as why NRF2 may be hurting you more than helping you (and what you can do about it).Read More
In 1958, researchers looked at how each unique color affected organisms.
They found out that blue light could change the circadian rhythm of algae, and this was later found out to be true with humans as well.
Our understanding about blue light has increased and I have summarized what the literature shows to date.
Blue light is quite powerful and has the power to reset/disrupt our circadian rhythms, but if used and timed properly it may mitigate diseases like diabetes, obesity, depression, anxiety, bulimia, schizophrenia, dementia, and Parkinson's Disease.
Some of the reasons (more explained below) is because blue light influences hormone secretion, heart rate, alertness, sleep, body temperature, and gene expression.Read More
Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs) are perceived as environmental stressors on living organisms.
But since man-made EMFs are a very new stressor for humans, our cells have not developed proper defensive mechanisms against them.
For example, EMFs are classified as possibly carcinogenic (cancer causing) as is arsenic, chloroform, cigarettes, DDT, estrogenics, heavy metals, roundup, etc.
It seems clear that we would not willingly expose ourselves to these other agents, so why would we expose ourselves EMFs?
Is it from digital dementia (using electronics to remember everything for us) or FOMO (fear of missing out)?
In this post, to simplify everything, I'll try to stay away from quantum physics as much as possible. 😉
I'll also show as unbiased of an opinion of EMFs as possible, but I do give you my opinion towards the end.
I'll also provide ways you can protect yourself from the downsides of EMFs.Read More