Sexual Frustration Leads to Accelerated Aging: Sex is the Answer

The University of Michigan has given the world a new reason to never be a sexual tease: causing sexual frustration is tantamount to murder! In a study involving fruit flies, scientists found that the key to a long and healthy life might be sex. The scientists placed normal male fruit flies in a tank flooded … Continue reading Sexual Frustration Leads to Accelerated Aging: Sex is the Answer

Autophagy: The Unsung Hero in Slowing Down Aging

  We’ve been told that antioxidants and resveratrol are the way towards fighting age related diseases, but most people know little about the autophagy process and how beneficial it is to sustaining healthy cells and increasing their survival. Autophagy is the cell repair mechanism that recycles unused or damaged cell components. Here is a better explanation … Continue reading Autophagy: The Unsung Hero in Slowing Down Aging

Low Carb/Low Calorie Diet Produces Compound that Blocks Effects of Aging

Researchers at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered that a low-carb, low-calorie diet delays the detrimental effects of aging by producing a compound called β-hydroxybutyrate (βOHB). Although ketone bodies such as βOHB can be toxic at high levels for people with illnesses like Type I diabetes,  Gladstone Senior Investigator Eric Verdin explains that lower concentrations of βOHB actually help protect cells from “oxidative … Continue reading Low Carb/Low Calorie Diet Produces Compound that Blocks Effects of Aging

The Wonderful, Healthier, Life Changing and Life Lengthening World of Fasting

Research from all around the world is coming up with various results that all point to the same thing; fasting is a safe and highly effective way to improve your health and overall well being. As an introduction to the art and lifestyle choice that is fasting, take a look at this documentary created by BBC … Continue reading The Wonderful, Healthier, Life Changing and Life Lengthening World of Fasting

Master Your Mind: Proven Techniques for Altering the Brain

  Who doesn’t dream of taking full control of their brain, becoming a master of their own mind? For tens of thousands of years, individuals from every culture around the world have claimed the ability to focus their thoughts and brain activity to a state of profound one-pointedness, leading to incredible mental feats, deep states … Continue reading Master Your Mind: Proven Techniques for Altering the Brain

Cannabis or Cannabust: Why That “Rocky Mountain High” May Come Crashing Down on Your Heads (At Least on Your Potheads)

It’s a Colorado rocky mountain high I’ve seen it rain fire in the sky Friends around the campfire and everybody’s high -John Denver When the late John Denver recorded these prophetic lyrics in 1972, who could have foreseen the day, 35 years later, when Rocky Mountain High would take its place next to Where the … Continue reading Cannabis or Cannabust: Why That “Rocky Mountain High” May Come Crashing Down on Your Heads (At Least on Your Potheads)