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Diet Science

The Beneficial Functions of Brown Fat vs. White Fat

butter 3411126_960_720 300x195Body fat is quite a bit more complicated than most people believe. In fact, we've just begun to delve into the intricacies of how body fat really functions over the past few decades. Doctors and scientists used to hypothesize that body fat was inert, but those times are long gone. Today we understand that body fat performs many functions associated with metabolism, temperature regulation, hormone balance, and more. White Fat: Subcutaneous and Visceral Some types of fat are more helpful (and harmful) than others. A person can have moderate subcutaneous fat levels and still be very healthy. We now understand...

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Testosterone and Magnesium

Knee xray 272x300Did you know that there is a direct relationship between testosterone and magnesium? Probably not, since this connection is not well-known. But studies have demonstrated that magnesium levels boost testosterone bioavailability. Our clinic specializes in Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) to offset the effects of lower testosterone levels in aging men. But we believe in a comprehensive, holistic approach to boosting testosterone safely and effectively, and nutrition is a significant part of the equation, especially magnesium. Magnesium has been described by many nutritionists and research scientists as “the miracle mineral.” And there is a broad range of reasons why. Magnesium delivers...

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16 Cancer-Causing Foods to Avoid

microwave popcornAs the year winds down, many folks are looking to the next year to make positive changes. Many New Year's resolutions revolve around developing better eating habits. “You are what you eat” is far more than an often-quoted cliche. It is one of the most important things you can do to get and stay healthy. Maybe the most important. When people talk about “eating better," they usually vow to consume more fresh fruits and vegetables, or drink more water, or add a few quality supplements to their daily fare. These are all great ideas. But what you don't put in...

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Boost Growth Hormone with Sleep

woman sleeping 300x200Human Growth Hormone (HGH) Replacement Therapy has been repeatedly shown to be a potent weapon in the battle against aging and the afflictions it brings. Our growth hormone treatment regimens are world-class, cutting-edge, safe, and cost-effective. But is there anything else you can do to ensure you receive the maximum benefits from our treatments? YES! Nutrition is crucial, and that means not only what you eat and what you don't eat, but when you eat. What and when you eat at the end of the day can have a large impact on your body. If you eat the right thing...

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Leafy Greens are Medicine for Your Gut

leafy greens are medicine for your gut 300x201No matter what diet or food lifestyle you follow, whether you’re vegetarian, gluten-free, vegan, or just eat the plain American-style diet, leafy greens should be an essential part of that diet. The health benefits are just too amazing for anyone to pass up. One of these benefits even includes cancer prevention – probably the most feared disease that we can develop in our lifetimes. Consistently eating leafy greens will help you to keep cancer away – it’s so easy! Leafy Greens Contribute to Longevity The list of benefits from leafy greens goes on and on but we will cover just...

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All Praise to the Spud — the Delicious, Health-Giving Potato, That Is

potatoes are an amazing health food 300x210Lots of us grew up calling them taters. Or some say spuds. The French call them pommes de terre or "apples of the Earth." Personally, I call them delicious. (Even children who have to be cajoled to "eat your vegetables" need no encouragement at all to eat potatoes.) And an ever-increasing body of nutritionists call them a near-perfect food source for humans. They were discovered in South America, where some varieties still grow wild, and they were first cultivated by the Incas more than 7,000 years ago. They spread quickly to nearby cultures and peoples. When Europeans arrived in the...

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Growth Hormone and Calcium

vitamin d and cacium supplements 300x195A benefit of Human Growth Hormone(HGH) Replacement Therapy is strengthening our bones. In addition to the hormone treatment, our clinic also recommends calcium supplementation. Here are a few of the benefits of healthy levels of calcium. Do Calcium Supplements Help You Grow Taller? Calcium is a critical nutrient for bone structure. If a child doesn't get a minimum amount of calcium, it will directly affect the final adult height. On the other hand, if a child takes in more calcium than recommended, this does not cause the child to grow taller than he would with a regular diet. High levels...

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The Many Health Benefits of Beets / Remolacha

Beets 300x300  Beets or remolacha have long been the “Rodney Dangerfield” of vegetables because they are quite often overlooked, and therefore do not get the respect they deserve. However, beets are loaded with benefits, and can even be described as “the gift that just keeps on giving.” Keep reading to learn more about this under-rated but exciting vegetable. Beets are on the Front Line in the War on Osteoporosis Bet you didn't know just how great beets are for battling osteoporosis. This red vegetable is loaded with vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that play a vital role in maintaining our bone...

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Covid-19 Risk Linked to Obesity Risk And Associated High Leptin Levels

coronavirus and obesity link 300x200Covid-19 is ravaging the world as we speak. This deadly distant relative of the common cold may present as respiratory disease, but its effects on human physiology are widespread. One thing that we understand very well about the Coronavirus is that its deadliness increases with body fat density. Men and women plagued by Obesity are at higher mortality risk than the general public. This correlation is so strong that many experts refer to Obesity as a “parallel pandemic.” While there are several hypotheses as to what makes Obese Patients so fragile in the face of Covid-19, there is mounting evidence...

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What to eat to boost testosterone

Frail tired old man 200x300What to eat to boost testosterone A grim fact: as men age, the amount of testosterone in their bodies drops. Beginning around age 30 the testosterone loss occurs at approximately 10% per decade. Do the math. At that rate, an 80-year-old man will have half the testosterone as he did as a young man. And the consequences of this crash of testosterone levels are devastating since testosterone is the crucial hormone that makes men MEN! Let’s take a look at a few of the unwelcome surprises that await aging men that are losing the “manly hormone”: Shrinking, weakening muscles Accumulation...

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The Health and Hormone Balancing Qualities of Broccoli

broccoli hormone balance 300x219Are you one of these people who just HATE broccoli? Or may be even all vegetables in general? After reading this article, you'll probably rethink that line of thinking and start eating your veggies again. Broccoli, especially, has some amazing cancer-fighting and hormone-boosting attributes that you might want to consider chomping down on, especially if you are currently on an HRT program. Read on to see what these are! Broccoli as a Multivitamin We know that vegetables contain lots of vitamins and nutrients for us, but broccoli could even be considered a natural multivitamin! The main vitamins it will provide...

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Health Reasons for a Vegan Diet

health reasons for a vegan diet 300x200Veganism is a controversial topic these days, with some people embracing it as THE diet for humans to adopt while others cannot believe that we could possibly survive without eating meat or eggs. There have been multiple studies recently that have been trying to determine the benefits or risks to a vegan diet. Over the course of these scientific studies, multiple health benefits have been discovered. It seems that vegans may be on to something after all. Let’s take a look at the six (science-backed) health reasons FOR a vegan diet! Veganism Provides Multiple Health Benefits Not only does adopting...

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HGH Injections, Brain Exercise and Foods That Help You Improve Mental Focus

happy couples 2 300x238Do you remember when you were very young and days felt like they were 30 hours long, years seemed like they took forever to go by -- especially the school year, but in your later life, days, weeks and months -- even years, appear to fly by? This is because your brain slows down as you age, with the result of time seeming like it is compressed. Alas, your mind will likely continue to slow down during your entire life with a higher speed. Men and women who go on growth hormone injection programs notice that the days seem like...

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Testosterone and Protein

protein powders the facts 300x200Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) delivers many benefits. Two of the main benefits of TRT are increased energy and renewed physical fitness. This fitness boost is often due to the increased stamina that testosterone produces that gives users the drive to get back to the gym. Also, our clinics employ a holistic approach to hormone restoration, and that includes nutrition, especially protein. Protein. It’s known as a building block...one of the most crucial building blocks in the body. It’s essential for life. Bodybuilders and strength athletes swear by it. Any eating plan includes the protein building block. Yet few other well-known...

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Growth Hormone and Coffee

coffee wallpaper 300x169The Importance of Coffee At our clinics, we specialize in several methods of hormone replacements: Human Growth Hormone (HGH) Replacement Therapy;  Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT ), and Sermorelin Therapy. But in addition to hormone replacement, we also provide detailed nutritional advice to ensure we are providing our clients with the latest developments and research into the exciting world of nutrition. And that includes a popular wake-up morning beverage: coffee. Our love affair with coffee has a long history. One of Napoleon's diplomats Talleyrand commented that coffee “should be hot as hell, black as the devil, pure as an angel, sweet...

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Why Weight-Loss Plateau’s Happen…and What You Can Do About It

Obese Man 300x200Ever Wonder Why You Can't Lose Weight… Even When You Do Everything Right? Maybe You're Trying Too Hard! Finally, Here Are The Facts You Need To Melt The Fat...Once And For All! It's frustrating...maddeningly frustrating. You've sworn that this time it's going to be different. You're meticulously counting your calories. You're following your exercise routine strictly. You're not cheating with binges. Yet the Mirror and Scale Aren't Lying The numbers on the scale aren't budging. And the image you see in the mirror is so far from being “beach ready” that it's almost funny...if it weren't so depressing. In spite...

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Top 25 Beneficial Foods

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Top 25 Foods to HealTop 25 Foods to Avoid
ApricotsAnchovies
BananasAlcohol
BeansBacon
Bell PeppersCanned fruit
BroccoliCanned Soup
CantaloupeChocolate
CarrotsFried Foods
garbanzo beansGravies
GarlicIce Cream
Greens (spinach, kale, chard)Pickled Eggs
KiwiProcessed Cheese
LambProcessed Cereals
Oat BranSaturated Fats
OnionsSoft Cheeses
OrangesSoft drinks
PapayaTuna, in oil
Fresh PastaWhite Sugar
Potatoes (baked)White flour
Soybeans Rice (Brown)White Rice
TomatoesWhite Vinegar
Tuna (water packed)Yogurt in Syrup
Turkey (skinless breast)Pork
YamsProcessed Meat
YogurtCoffee
Eight glasses of WaterProcessed Foods
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Growth Hormone and Fasting: The Fascinating Link

Smiling HGH Doc 552 300x200The definition of fasting is uncomplicated: voluntarily not eating solid food or drinking calorie-containing beverages for a specified period. The practice of fasting has been done for thousands of years for a broad range of reasons. There are several well-known health benefits of fasting. Here is a list of many of them: Fasting improves cognitive functioning. Fasting can make your brain function at a higher, more efficient level. This mental boost is due to an increase of neurons that deliver protection to the mind. This higher functioning makes sense when we consider evolution. Our ancient ancestors survived because their brains...

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Testosterone, Growth Hormone, and Sugar.

Blood Sugar Spikes 810x313 300x116There are several hormone replacement therapies that our clinics provide: Human Growth Hormone (HGH) Replacement Therapy; Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT), and Sermorelin Replacement Therapy. Research has continually proven time and time again that these powerful treatments work. However, there are many things you can do besides undergoing a hormone replacement regimen to make the treatments more effective...or less. One of the best ways to undermine any hormone therapy is to consume vast amounts of sugar. You've read the statistics...the studies...the personal stories...and you have arrived at a logical conclusion... SUGAR KILLS! Twelve pounds of sugar per year is what the...

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Longevity and Anti-Aging — The Use of Flax Seed Oil

Flaxseed oil"Wherever flaxseed becomes a regular food item among the people, there will be better health," said Mahatma Gandhi. He was Correct. The health benefits of flax have been known for centuries. In the 8th Century, Charlemagne considered flax so vital for health that he passed laws mandating its use. As one of the first medicines, flax was used by Hippocrates himself. Flaxseeds and flaxseed oil are some of the finest sources available for the indispensable omega-3 fatty acid called alpha-linolenic acid. Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) is considered an essential fatty acid because the body can't manufacture it on its own --...

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