anti-aging

What is Gluconeogenesis…and it’s role with a low carb diet

For the last five years, we have been recommending a low carb diet as a better way to lose excess body fat and maintain good health. You may have heard of some of the versions: Atkins, Paleo, low carb/high fat, low carb/high protein (and I am sure there are others). There are many nuances between […]

Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Aging

I am in the process of writing another book and it is for men who are approaching middle age. It is filled with diet and exercise tips for the middle-aged man to build a fit, injury free body through the mid stages of his life and into his sixties and seventies. I am calling it […]

Dietary Fats and Health

Our regular readers know that we have been recommending a lower carbohydrate diet, more along the lines of the paleo diet that is more in vogue lately. We are not completely on board with the diet, for we would prefer meats with a higher concentration of fats (such as chuck roast and pork) and we believe eating dairy is […]

A Soda a Day Will Take 4 Years off Your Life…Really?

For all of us who enjoy imbibing on our favorite soda, I am afraid there is more bad news. Not only does soda consumption contribute to diabetes and obesity, apparently it will shorten our life span. According to the researchers from the University of San Francisco, drinking soda regularly was associated with the accelerated shrinking of telomeres. […]

Is Endurance Training the Best Type of Exercise to Slow Down Aging?

Authors Note: I originally wrote this article on my other blog in August 2014. I will close down that blog and continue to write here, but I believe that this blog is important enough to keep alive. Over the last few days I have been doing some research for my book. I am on the chapter […]

Low “T” Remedies

Author’s Note: I wrote this article on my other blog in June. I am re-posting it here because I will close down that blog and continue to write on this one. I feel this article is important enough to keep “alive”, if you will.   It has been well known for some time now that […]