Increasing Telomere Length
Boaz Nyona Matende B.S and Steven Petrosino Ph.D
A telomere is described as a region of repetitive nucleotide sequences that is found at both ends of a chromatid (Rufer, Dragowska, Thornbury, Roosneck, & Lansdorp, 1998) . Nucleotides are organic molecules such as ... Views: 2
Hydrocortisone, otherwise referred to as cortisol, is known to play vital functions in the body’s response to threats. The glucocorticoid is primarily released to counter stress, and achieves that through a number of responses – increases blood sugar, represses the immune system, ... Views: 2
Studies are revealing more and more interesting facts about cortisol – “Death Hormone”. In a separate article, we briefly cited various studies that link the death hormone to aging, immune deficiencies, telomere shortening, stress, and a number of debilitating chronic ... Views: 2
Summary: When it comes to fruit and vegetables the problem is what is now missing from them. When it comes to meat and animal based food (eggs, milk, cheese, etc.) the problem now is what is being added. Food production is now big business. Instead of our beef coming from a farm it comes from a ... Views: 2
Calories today just aren’t what they used to be…
Humans generally eat “food” from 3 categories: plants (fruits and vegetables), animal (beef, chicken, eggs, etc.) and synthetic man made (aspartame, saccharin, olestra, butylated hydroxyanisole, and all those other ingredients on the list that ... Views: 2
“Is it possible to lose weight without dieting?”
I think at some point we have all asked this question and searched and hoped for the magical answer.
First, let me say that the answer isn’t magical.
And second, allow me to share my definitions of ... Views: 2
I'm sure you all like to hear a nice story.
(I read this story online)
After the breakdown of her first marriage Brenda started putting on weight.
When she reached 20 stone, she decided to go on a diet.
Brenda now weighs 9 stone 9lbs and can finally fit into a size 10 dress.
The ... Views: 10
How to Double Your Income in 2014 Using Mental-Imagery
• 1. Me: “The latest research at the University of Oslo, & published 12.03.13 in Psychological Science drops a bomb. That what we concentrate on as a Mental-Movie,
and emotionalize, creates itself in our experiences.”
• 2. You: “Do ... Views: 26
The holiday season is here and if you are concerned that you will gain weight like in past years, let me assure you that it doesn’t have to be that way. Holiday weight gain often comes from mindless eating such as eating fast without even tasting the food, munching mindlessly on hor d’oeuvres ... Views: 18
I have never been a proponent of saying that PEMFs alone should be used to treat cancer. The most humbling thing I can say about the treatment of cancer is that there are no perfect solutions. I would also say there is no such thing as a cure.
No such thing as a cure
Cancer is a chronic ... Views: 12
“I would rather take a handful of eleuthero than a cartload of gold and jewels.”
So said Li Shih-Chen, one of the world’s first pharmacologists.
Five centuries ago, Li Shih-Chen wrote a 52-volume manuscript documenting the treatments used in traditional Chinese medicine.
Among the ... Views: 19
People often celebrate as many as three or four holidays during this time of the year. Unfortunately, each can be filled with stress wrapped in many shapes, sizes and packages that can far overshadow the potential for joy.
The biggest stressor for many is having too much to do in the limited ... Views: 32
How do you boost your immune system for a healthier body? Well according to Dr. Joel Fuhrman, author of “Super Immunity” it all starts in the kitchen.
He says what we feed our bodies has everything to do with our health – and sadly most of all are making the wrong dietary choices. He follows ... Views: 33
It makes perfect sense for me as an Energy Psychologist, that when approaching an autoimmune case in a natural, wholistic way, where an individual’s body is starting to work against itself, that I discover somewhere in that person a deep feeling of deserving to be hurt - an unworthiness to be ... Views: 56
Giving thanks is more than just a simple act . . . in fact it holds enormous power.
As you’ll soon discover, by making the word “thank you” have more meaning in your life, you can transform your day, your world . . . your life.
But this is nothing new. In fact, to begin explaining what I ... Views: 71
One safe and natural way to manage the stress of our daily lives is to find time to meditate and breathe deeply. By adding pure essential oils to the air we breathe, the positive effects are increased exponentially. Many pure essential oil blends are very effective in relieving stress and are ... Views: 44
It’s holiday time and throughout the holidays we often serve family favorite recipes that are laden with fat, sugar, fat and calories. Indulging too frequently can result in weight gain, irritability, decreased energy level, and inability to handle holiday season stress efficiently. You do not ... Views: 51
Do you know that many men suffer from inadequate sexual self confidence? Do you know that this manifests as impotence, shyness with women, premature ejaculation, performance anxiety in love making, loneliness, low self confidence, low self esteem, low self worth, feelings of inadequacy as a man ... Views: 46
“Could You use tested & proven Headlines to 2x your Closes?”
• 1. Me: “Affiliates need more than Clicks, they must produce closes on buyers’ Credit Cards, right?”
• 2. You: “What if I not an affiliate? Am I wasting my time learning about Headlines that pull?”
• 3. Me: “None of us was born ... Views: 51
Do you know most men, when in the company of attractive women, feel shy and weak, intimidated by their beauty, feel inadequate and anxious, get tongue tied, lose all self confidence, and appear needy and unattractive? Do you know this is a real turn off for many women? Do you know that it is now ... Views: 68
In this day and age it is reported that more people are obsessed about eating fast food. At least one quarter of Americans eat fast food every day.
Why do you think fast food is so popular? Here’s some of the reasons why this is so true: It’s filling: it’s convenient and it’s inexpensive. ... Views: 66
I was driving my children home from school and said to my oldest, “Remind me to take out the trash”. She responded, “Well Mom, that isn’t all that important to me”.
Well how honest is that statement. With her response, I started to contemplate What is Really Important. Everyone makes choices ... Views: 32
The other day I was driving in my car and a dashboard light came on that I had never seen before. I thought to myself, “I’m WAY too busy to deal with a car issue – I don’t even have time to stop and check it out.”
Fortunately, I had the owner’s ... Views: 32
“It is estimated that 70% of adults in the United States will experience one or more traumatic events in their lives, and 20% will go on to develop PTSD”1 For individuals who suffer from PTSD and other psychological disorders, conventional treatment methods may not be ... Views: 91
Cortisol is a hormone secreted by the adrenal glands in response to stress. Among its main actions in the body are the increase in gluconeogenesis (formation of glucose from non-carbohydrate compounds), the suppression of the immune response, intervention in the metabolism of macronutrients, ... Views: 38
In the 1920s, American physiologist Walter Cannon was the first to describe the “fight or flight” response wherein stress hormones prepare our bodies for battle, or give sufficient energy and speed for us to flee from danger (Cannon 1915). Hans Selye (1907-1982), however, ... Views: 28
Bio-active whey protein refers to a mixture of globular proteins that are recovered from whey, the liquid by product obtained during cheese production (Smilkov, et al., 2013) . The protein composition in cow milk is 80% casein protein and 20% whey protein. Whey protein makes up 10% of ... Views: 30
Prostate Cancer is a type of cancer that develops in the prostate gland of the male reproductive system (ACS, 2010) . The occurrence of prostate cancer varies widely across the world, suggesting that a major role is played by lifestyles and dietary factors. Areas such as Europe and the ... Views: 35
I have spotted some new IMPORTANT stuff I wanted to share today.
I'm trying to remove the confusion which seems to surround the whole area of exercise and nutrition.
This has meant that I have spent a lot more time reading – researching books, scientific journals and the internet.
Every ... Views: 65
“Do You Live in a Touch-Phobic Society?”
• 1. Me: “Are You a skeptic like me? Here something that I researched in scientific journals that Surprised me. Interested?”
• 2. You: “Is it long and drawn-out, or philosophy & theory? Will it do me any good? Tell me.”
• 3. Me: “It’s about ... Views: 78
The majority of people consume more carbohydrates than what is needed, and lack sufficient protein. Numerous studies show that even small increases in protein intake along with a lowering of carbs, helps a person become healthier and drop fat.
When you look at the labels on foods, you will ... Views: 44
You may have heard about the superfood known as chlorella. But do you know how powerful its unique nutrition is?
Let me tell you how chlorella changed one man’s life over 60 years ago . . .
At age 54, Hideo Nakayama had just about given up hope. His doctors had given him no more than 5 ... Views: 48
How To Fight Your Anxiety And Win
Anxiety can truly ruin your life, especially if it is keeping you from doing the things you love or being yourself. Anxiety sufferers often cut themselves off from the rest of the world, as this helps them to cope. If you are a sufferer, know that you don't ... Views: 61
The holidays have snuck up on you, I know! You were moving through your days thinking you had lots of time before having to think about the holidays, but guess what, they are here. With the holidays comes the stress of dealing with the holidays. You never really think about the stress until you ... Views: 23
“Two Secrets of Success: Repetition & Review for 2014.”
• 1. Me: “We got 452 emails about “Thymus & Spleen THUMPING”. They remembered TARZAN of the Apes and his Thymus Thumping in the movies & TV.”
• 2. You: “I remember one thing about it, besides TARZAN.
I have NO idea of the Location of ... Views: 82
“Before You Can Learn & Remember, Two-Brain Signals.”
• 1. Me: “Did you know your evolutionary brain hates change? It considers it a threat. Learning is included.”
• 2. You: “So what? Is there a solution to being a great learner?”
• 3. Me: “Yes, and it’s quick and easy. But you have to ... Views: 81
Have you ever heard the story about the chimp and the peanut? It's very interesting and relates to us all in some way.
Allow me to share the story…
Once upon a time a researcher observed the behaviour of a group of chimps.
I’m not sure why, but the researcher provided the chimps with ... Views: 46
Everybody masturbates. It's just a fact of life. However, articles that discuss the male art of manual stimulation seem to suggest that the activity is a form of theft. Rather than spending time alone, these articles suggest, men should find willing partners and get busy in some kind of paired ... Views: 118
“Why Instincts Can Compete With Our 21st Century Brain.”
• 1. Mike (my teenager): “My Bio teacher says we are Cavemen living in the 21st Century. There’s a conflict going on between our ancient & modern brain. Huh?”
• 2. Me (Pop): “On-the money. But here’s what it means to you. It’s the ... Views: 85
Imagine that you had an imaginary shield around you at all times that could repel anything that was going to cause you stress. How do you think you would feel? Well, invulnerable, invincible, impenetrable, strong, confident, vibrant, energized, courageous, happy, and optimistic and so on. Find ... Views: 51
Moms don't have penises of their own to care for, and much of the information they pass down to their sons concerning penis care could be out of date or just inaccurate. These five "mom" phrases, in particular, could be detrimental to penis health.
1. "Scrubbing is required for ideal ... Views: 96
Over the years I have been asked if there is such a thing as food addiction. First, let’s look at what is an addiction? Here is one definition: An addiction causes people to engage in a recurring activity that causes harm to the person. It is often described as a compulsion to engage in some ... Views: 70
“13-Secret Headlines to Get a Click – not a Delete”
• 1. Urgency: “For real: you SNOOZE, you lose.”
• 2. Question: “What’s the ‘Path-of-Least-Resistance?”
Answer: Habit. It can double your income in 2014.
• 3. Command: “Double your income starting this Month.”
• 4. Teaser: “If ... Views: 71
As all men know, the penis is a resilient source of incredible and ecstatic pleasure, but some activities may also produce a bit of penis pain if not practiced carefully. Many men engage in the practice known as penis docking or male docking (or simply docking). For most of these men, docking is ... Views: 103
What’s the one food you probably eat every day that you don’t even know you’re eating, that causes Muffin Top?
Just FYI there is one 'food' that’s in almost all processed foods; is often used as a replacement in gluten-free foods; is erroneously revered by many health-food companies & is ... Views: 67
With the holidays comes flu season. Because of this, the foods you choose this month can make or break your merrymaking. See, what you eat can impact your immune system health dramatically.
As you’ll soon discover, how you feast this holiday may determine whether you spend a week on the ... Views: 69
If you are experiencing hoarseness or a sore throat which will not go away, it could be vocal abuse. For many of my clients who complain of one or both of these problems, after a visit to an Ear, Nose, & Throat Specialist, they are told that there is no physical problem. Often the vocal cords ... Views: 72
We’re all aware of the term ‘no strings attached’, however, in my experience there are almost always strings attached.
In certain healing circles it is seen as appropriate to ‘cut the cords’. If a cord is invasive, I can totally understand this sentiment but we also need to be present with ... Views: 7
Introduction to Chakra Cords/ Relational Cords
Chakra Cords or also called Relational Cords are strings of energy that run between individuals, within religious and political groups, within families, ethnicities and nations. More commonly they are experienced as our energetic connection to ... Views: 12
There was an interesting article I read recently online titled: Saturated Fat Heart Disease ‘Myth’.
It is great to see the truth about saturated fat finally making the news.
If you have read some of my previous articles you might know that I am a big advocate of eating all types of natural ... Views: 92