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High-dose quercetin protects against colds - if you're 40+ and fit

High-dose quercetin protects against colds - if you're 40+ and fit
High-dose quercetin protects against colds - if you're 40+ and fit


This is apparent from a somewhat older study, which in this dark age has become even more interesting for some of our readers than it already was.

Ginger boosts testosterone levels in human study


This may not be a perfect study, but hey - it's a start.

Vitamin D supplement reduces flu risk, says meta-study

Vitamin D supplement reduces flu risk, says meta-study

Vitamin D supplement reduces flu risk, says meta-study
Vitamin D supplement reduces flu risk, says meta-study


Perhaps in a few years, when corona has become a thing of the past, the hospitals will be full of flu patients every winter. If it comes to that, we will already know what we can do about it thanks to this Chinese meta-study.

Meta-study: a high vitamin D level helps you live longer


People with high levels of vitamin D in their blood probably live longer than people with low amounts of vitamin D in their blood. Epidemiological study published in BMJ.

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Supplement with ashwagandha reduces anxiety and cortisol during a period of stress

Supplement with ashwagandha reduces anxiety and cortisol during a period of stress
Supplement with ashwagandha reduces anxiety and cortisol during a period of stress


Human study.

Oyster mushrooms keep athletes disease free


Oyster mushrooms - Latin name: Pleurotus ostreatus - contain sugar chains that activate the immune system, and help to prevent flu and colds.

Sunlight | In the right dose, a free medicine for a healthier and longer life

Sunlight | In the right dose, a free medicine for a healthier and longer life
Sunlight | In the right dose, a free medicine for a healthier and longer life


If you are to believe some dermatologists, ultraviolet light is just as dangerous as smoking. Not so.

Cocktail to combat fat for ex-smokers: nicotine plus caffeine


Ex-smokers tend to put a couple of kilos after kicking the habit. If they chew nicotine in the form of chewing gum they can prevent this to some extent, and certainly if they combine this with good old caffeine.

Fish oil supplementation | How to withstand severe physiological stress without losing strength



Six things you can do to if you want to live to a hundred


You don't smoke, you eat healthily, you take exercise regularly, you sleep well, you are not sedentary all day and you have daily contact with friends.

Human study: Ashwagandha boosts testosterone level


If infertile men take three capsules containing Ashwagandha - Latin name Withania somnifera - every day for a couple of months, their testosterone level rises by 17 percent.

How junk food robs you of your muscle strength


The more unhealthy industrially produced foods people over forty eat, the more muscle mass and muscle strength they will lose as the years go by.

Two-week cranberry course gives six months protection against bladder infections


Women who are susceptible to cystitis can improve their resistance by eating 42 g dried cranberries daily.

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Flavonoids in food extend your life expectancy 10.01.2022
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Ecdysterone repairs cartilage in joints 08.01.2022
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Luteolin, the anti-oestrogen in celery 05.01.2022
How dietary flavonoids and carotenoids protect against depression 04.01.2022
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Fish oil can help bad acne 01.01.2022

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Vitamin B6 may enhance the cancer-inhibiting effect of curcumin 29.12.2021
Small amount of BCAAs and L-arginine prevents cardio-induced muscle breakdown 28.12.2021
Shilajit boosts fertility and testosterone level 27.12.2021
Curcumin supplementation | More stem cells in recovering muscles in old age 26.12.2021
Lose weight with chlorophyll 25.12.2021
AKG cycle makes you up to 8 years younger 23.12.2021
Live 12 percent longer on a low-glycaemic slow-carb diet 22.12.2021
Contented people live longer 21.12.2021
Push-ups heavier from a raised platform 20.12.2021
Men who want to live longer should exercise more 19.12.2021
How you can reduce push-up hand pain 18.12.2021
Curious? Then you'll live longer 16.12.2021
Leg presses before cycling: 6 percent faster over 20k 15.12.2021
Green tea has a slightly anabolic effect on strength athletes 14.12.2021
Combination of strength training and green tea gives elderly more muscle mass 13.12.2021
Daily handful of hazelnuts increases elderly gentlemen's testosterone levels 12.12.2021
Swearing as a painkiller | If you do it, do it right 11.12.2021
Sunlight protects against coronavirus infection, vitamin D supplements help prevent hospital admission 09.12.2021
Meditation protects against cancer and heart attack 08.12.2021
Combine caffeine with taurine for a faster sprint 07.12.2021
Q10, vitamins B2 and B3 mitigate cardiovascular risks of tamoxifen 06.12.2021
Ginkgo has anabolic effect on ageing muscles 05.12.2021
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Swearing reduces pain 02.12.2021
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More IGF-1 and IGF-2 after heavy training due to supplementation with quercetin 29.11.2021
Fats in animal-based foods not bad for heart 28.11.2021
Prebiotics for strong bones | Inulin & lactulose 27.11.2021
Diet rich in magnesium, betacarotene and vitamins C and E protects your hearing 25.11.2021
Looking down on the elderly raises chance of heart attack 24.11.2021
Fat percentage too high? Add rice protein to your shake 23.11.2021
More dietary fiber, less tinnitus 22.11.2021
High-thiamine diet reduces chance of depression 21.11.2021
So disturbingly bad is the quality of the steroids on the Dutch black market 20.11.2021
Sleep problems may be the result of vitamin D deficiency 18.11.2021
Animal study: olive oil strengthens bones 17.11.2021
Two capsules of D-chiro-inositol per day: more testosterone, less estradiol, less body fat and greater insulin sensitivity 16.11.2021
Taurine boosts glucose uptake in muscles 15.11.2021
Robuvit, a stimulant that makes you sleep better 14.11.2021
Adding coffee to post-workout meal speeds up glycogen recovery 13.11.2021
The effects of curcumin in healthy people 11.11.2021
Two weeks supplementing with betaine | More muscles, faster sprint 10.11.2021
Pycnogenol prevents water retention during air travel 09.11.2021
There's a price to pay for persistence 08.11.2021
A coach, ostarine, GW1516 and rhabdomyolysis 07.11.2021
Robuvit, 'the' supplement for triathlete 2.0 06.11.2021
Suffer from continuous colds? Try vitamin D3 04.11.2021
Laughing trains your core muscles (in particular your obliques) 03.11.2021
OPK-88004 | This SARM increases free testosterone levels 02.11.2021
High vitamin D levels help keep heart patients alive 01.11.2021

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Anamorelin | Just like MK-677, but slightly different 30.10.2021
Quercetin Phytosome makes triathletes 11 percent faster 28.10.2021
You'll be most motivated to do strength training when you chose the weights yourself 27.10.2021
The stimulant from oak that has no side effects 26.10.2021
Animal study: ginkgo strengthens bones 25.10.2021
Ostarine | Yet another SARM that might damage your liver 24.10.2021
Vitamin B3 reduces fatigue, depression and anxiety in cancer survivors 23.10.2021
Shortage of sleep increases chance of dementia 22.10.2021
The side effects of SARMs and MK-677 are more similar to those of anabolic steroids than you think 21.10.2021
50+ | A diet with nuts keeps your reaction speed up to par 20.10.2021
Three strength training sessions a week keep bones strong without medication 19.10.2021
Men in their twenties produce more testosterone with 600 milligrams of Tongkat Ali per day 18.10.2021
A healthier diet, less covid 17.10.2021
Interval training helps elite athletes get fitter without overtraining 16.10.2021
Strength training works even with a low protein intake 14.10.2021
Covid-19 | Low dose of arginine speeds up recovery 13.10.2021
Pumpkin boosts endurance capacity and muscle strength 12.10.2021
At this vitamin D3 level, SARS-CoV-2 is (in theory) no longer lethal 11.10.2021
This is what happens if you take a gram of cinnamon with every meal 10.10.2021
These 4 bodybuilding drugs are completement merde 09.10.2021
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L-Ornithine gives faster sprint during endurance activity 06.10.2021
Cyclist lives longer 05.10.2021
Eat mushrooms and reduce your risk of prostate cancer 04.10.2021
DHEA cream stops skin from aging 03.10.2021
Carnitine versus autism | Higher dose, longer administration period, better results 02.10.2021

Infected with corona? You need more vitamin C 30.09.2021
Carnitine reduces autism 29.09.2021
Cola bad for testes 28.09.2021
Fitter with Gotu Kola 27.09.2021
Rice bran stimulates the production of IgA antibodies 26.09.2021
Move aside, TA-65! Make way for 08AGTLF! 25.09.2021
High dose of zinc helps you get over a heavy cold faster 24.09.2021
During exercise, the body burns more fat by supplementing with L-carnitine 23.09.2021
Stressed out? Your molecular clock is ticking faster 21.09.2021
The antioestrogenic effect of pomegranate 20.09.2021
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On a diet? Capsaicin keeps your testosterone level up 18.09.2021
Phenol-rich diet improves ailing immune system 17.09.2021
This is the effect of a keto diet on Alzheimer's patients 15.09.2021
Strength training results in more muscle mass and strength if you supplement with capsiate 14.09.2021
Vitamin D supplements work better when taken with large meal 13.09.2021
Vitamin D3 supplement keeps elderly covid-19 patient alive 12.09.2021
Combination of B vitamins and fish oil reduces age-related brain atrophy 11.09.2021
High omega-3 levels? B vitamins protect your brain from aging 10.09.2021
Citrus flavonoid naringenin inhibits breast cancer metastasis 09.09.2021
Night owl puts on weight faster than early bird 07.09.2021
Magnesium and Q10 protect against covid 06.09.2021
Glucosamine protects joints of strength athletes 05.09.2021
Tomato powder protects athletes better during intensive exercise than lycopene 04.09.2021
Eat nuts or peanuts and live longer 03.09.2021
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