Monthly Archives: March 2017

Why do we age— the neuroendocrine theory of aging

A couple of years ago, I watched a TV show about a new trend of using daily injection of IGF to reverse or stop the aging process.  And, of course, I am sure that you’ve heard about the hormone replacement therapy.  The scientific theory for these treatments is the neuroendocrine theory of aging. The neuroendocrine […]

Why do we age— the free radical theory of aging

Human age—this fundamental rule of life is for the sake of species survival; and no —no one can stop it.  Yes—we all know this at an abstract level.  However, when it comes down to the individual level, none of us wants to age.   For me personally, it’s really just about feeling great and looking great […]

Understand Aging: what is aging and why do we age

Well, like it or not, we age. Many things have been tried to delay the aging process. To successfully do that, we first need to understand what is aging and why do we age. The first sign of the aging often shows up on our skin – oh, don’t we hate that! Skin is the […]

Drink wine only prevents cardiovascular disease when in combination with exercise

Wine only protects against cardiovascular disease in people who exercise, according to results from the In Vino Veritas (IVV) study presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress. The study used a randomised trial comparing the effects of red and white wine on markers of atherosclerosis in people at mild to moderate risk of cardiovascular […]

The Importance of Sugar

“Sugar” is essential for life on Earth. It can be found in nearly all food sources. What is “sugar”, where does it come from, and (this may seem like a strange question to ask) what is it used for. This blog post attempts to answer these questions. What is sugar The term “sugar” is generic. Most of […]

Food additive found in candy and gum reduces digestive function

Titanium oxide (TiO2) is a common food additive that is generally recognized as safe by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The compound is an inert and insoluble material that is commonly used for white pigmentation in food, cosmetics, personal care products and common household items. In food industry, titanium dioxide is used in certain […]