Tag: muscle health

Glycotoxins

“Glycotoxins” Advanced glycation end products; AGEs, appropriately acronymed, as they are considered gerontotoxins— geronto as in gerontology. These are aging toxins, thought to accelerate the aging process, the multisystem decline in anatomic integrity and function. AGEs crosslink proteins together, causing tissue stiffness, oxidative stress, and inflammation. In the brain, they may contribute to dementia; in…

By Ewald Bahringer September 30, 2019 0

Tart Cherries for Insomnia

we know that not sleeping enough is associated with changes in diet people 10d worse but what about the opposite question can food affect sleep we saw from the kiwifruit study that this seemed possible but the mechanism they suggested for the effect that serotonin levels and kiwifruit doesn’t make any sense and serotonin can’t…

By Ewald Bahringer September 26, 2019 0

Reducing Muscle Soreness With Berries

the burning sensation during strenuous exercise may be related to the build-up of lactic acid in our muscles but that’s different than the delayed onset muscle soreness that occurs in the days following a bout of extreme physical activity which is thought to be due to inflammation caused by muscle cell damage little micro tears…

By Ewald Bahringer September 11, 2019 26

Doping with beet juice

Doping with Beet Juice Are you ready for a wild ride? One of the fundamental gospels of sports physiology just got turned on its head. Every exercise physiology textbook in the world just got thrown out the window, and all because of beet juice! When athletes train, the reason they get better is the improved…

By Ewald Bahringer September 10, 2019 44

Clinical Studies on Acai Berries

an evidence-based systematic review of acai berries was recently published by the national standards research collaboration in an impartial scientific body that refuses it to take support from product manufacturers cited by the World Health Organization as one of the most authoritative sources on such matters what did they find whenever a new purported superfood…

By Ewald Bahringer September 10, 2019 63

Plant-Based Bodybuilding

“Plant-Based Bodybuilding” We know excess cellular growth isn’t so good when we’re fully grown adults, since budding tumors may end up being the main beneficiaries of higher levels of circulating growth hormones. But in some circumstances, a little extra growth is sought after, particularly for men in this culture — though not exclusively. The growth…

By Ewald Bahringer September 6, 2019 50