Long Term Cognition and Longevity via Autophagy

Cellular senescence is a state of stable cell cycle arrest associated with macromolecular alterations and secretion of proinflammatory cytokines and molecules. Senescent cells can affect every function in the body. Autophagy is process by which a cell breaks down and destroys old, damaged, or abnormal proteins and other substances in its cytoplasm (the fluid inside a… Continue reading Long Term Cognition and Longevity via Autophagy


acetyl-L-carnitine alfalfa, more almonds aloe vera amla (Phyllanthus emblica) (Indian gooseberry), better than drugs apples, including dried apples but apple juice will have the opposite effect due to the lack of fiber apple cider vinegar, apples artichoke astaxanthin, more avocados help a little, especially vs small, dense, LDL cholesterol barley basil beans, more, more beets,… Continue reading Cholesterol

Obesity in Children and Adolescents

Obesity is long-lasting and has persistent and negative health effects, attributable morbidity and mortality, and social and economic consequences that can impact a child’s quality of life. Because obesity is a chronic disease with escalating effects over time, a life course approach to identification and treatment should begin as early as possible and continue longitudinally through… Continue reading Obesity in Children and Adolescents

Prenatal concerns

Important: The list of concerns, below, is, by no means, exhaustive. And, because I am not a licensed medical service provider, some references here may also be flaky. The prenatal period is so important, I get the willies every time I post here. Use the information here only as suggestions to mention to your doctor… Continue reading Prenatal concerns

Cancer causative stuff

Common Stuff that Causes, and Increases the Chance of, Cancer Here are seven dietary factors that may increase the risk of cancer. abdominal fat acetaminophen (Tylenol, paracetamol): shown by the VITAL study of 62,841 men and women aged 50 to 76 years may increase the chance of liver cancer may increase the chance of blood… Continue reading Cancer causative stuff

Blood Pressure Control for Longevity and Long-Term Cognition

Medical News Today explains blood pressure. Two doctors explain how to measure blood pressure at home. Suggestions for treatment for extremely high blood pressure is here. The hazards of high blood pressure Blood pressure control is essential for kidney health. Keep it at or below 120 (systolic).   Blood pressure above 130/80 mmHg on one’s… Continue reading Blood Pressure Control for Longevity and Long-Term Cognition

Asthma prention and treatment

Asthma prevention: indoor air quality is a concern, as is outdoor air pollution – even a low levels alcohol caution minimize dietary alkylphenols, mostly by avoiding seafood antibiotic caution apples, more astragalus bleach is a lung irritant – there is other alternatives boswellia (frankincense) broccoli vitamin C, more calorie restriction, more carotene – cooked with… Continue reading Asthma prention and treatment


A BIG FAT list of CAVEATS Take all of this blog with the proverbial grain of salt. Randomized controlled trials (the “gold standard”) are not applicable to all interventions. Expanding definitions of disease are worrisome. Especially irreproducible are any claims in the realm of psychology. Are psychiatric diagnosis even useful? Psychiatry and psychology journals can… Continue reading Caveats

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