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H2 Molecular Hydrogen – A Modern Miracle

H2 Molecular Hydrogen – A Modern Miracle

by Dr. David Minkoff May 17, 2021 6 min read 0 Comments

If there is a single factor that could be considered the bedrock of your overall health, it is balance. Consuming the right nutrients in the right proportions creates a balanced environment in which your body can energize, build, repair, and function at its peak.

Unfortunately, each new discovery in nutritional science and biohacking tends to pendulum swing in one or another direction. Either something is entirely bad and should be avoided entirely, or it is a “cure-all” you are urged to take in copious amounts.

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How Protein Digestion Affects Muscle Building, Fat Loss, Hormone Levels, Inflammation & Overall Health

How Protein Digestion Affects Muscle Building, Fat Loss, Hormone Levels, Inflammation & Overall Health

by Dr. David Minkoff May 06, 2021 6 min read 0 Comments

The ability to fully digest and absorb protein means the difference between killing or maximizing your muscle gains and fat loss, as well as your overall hormonal balances and your levels of energy, inflammation, and health. So understanding exactly how it works, and how to keep it working, or get it working, properly is very important.....

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The Link Between Cholesterol and Protein

The Link Between Cholesterol and Protein

by Dr. David Minkoff April 21, 2021 4 min read 0 Comments

When it comes to cholesterol, virtually everyone is aware that too much LDL cholesterol is an indicator of heart disease and that optimizing LDL/HDL levels is critical for heart health.

People avoid foods that are high in cholesterol, exercise, lose weight, and try countless other methods to lower their LDL – which are all met with varying levels of success. But, despite all this, heart disease is still the leading cause of death in the USA.

Today we’re going to discuss a simple, science-backed alternative solution to lowering LDL levels – and it’s all about protein.

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What Raises and Lowers Growth Hormone Levels Naturally?

What Raises and Lowers Growth Hormone Levels Naturally?

by Dr. David Minkoff April 08, 2021 6 min read 0 Comments

Growth Hormone (GH or HGH) is one of the most important hormones in regard to muscle gain and fat loss for men and women:

 It increases muscle mass, increases protein synthesis, strengthens bone, internally makes your metabolism “younger,” and is, to a large degree, “anti-aging” in its effects. And it does this in large part by stimulating the uptake of amino acids in the cells. 

In fact, GH is so closely tied to amino acids, that not only does GH stimulate the uptake of aminos, but taking aminos stimulates the release of GH to get the cells to take in the aminos.

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Intermittent Fasting and Your Metabolism: Should Someone with a Slow Metabolism Try Intermittent Fasting?

Intermittent Fasting and Your Metabolism: Should Someone with a Slow Metabolism Try Intermittent Fasting?

by Dr. David Minkoff March 11, 2021 5 min read 0 Comments

Intermittent fasting has become increasingly popular over the last couple of decades, and many people are curious whether it is right for them.

Those who believe they have a “slow” metabolism are especially concerned that any form of fasting might further slow the metabolism, leaving them feeling groggy or less energetic, not to mention hungry.

Surprisingly, this couldn’t be further from the truth.

Intermittent fasting can improve your metabolism while helping you lose weight, along with a slew of other health benefits.

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Energy Drinks: Don't be fooled by this villainous monster!

Energy Drinks: Don't be fooled by this villainous monster!

by Dr. David Minkoff February 24, 2021 6 min read 0 Comments

So-called “energy drinks” litter the shelves in health food stores and grocery stores. Each brand promises to deliver the energy boost you need for workouts or just to make it through the day.

The sad truth is that most commercial drinks and drink powders come with a steep price to your health.

Most of the popular brands contain stimulants such as caffeine and high levels of sugar. They make you feel jittery and wired, with a crash that comes soon after.

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Feeling Groggy? 5 Tips to Naturally Boost Your Energy

Feeling Groggy? 5 Tips to Naturally Boost Your Energy

by Dr. David Minkoff January 28, 2021 6 min read 0 Comments

If you wake up feeling tired and groggy, suffer from an afternoon crash, or simply live with a general feeling of lethargy – you are not alone.

According to statista.com:

  • Only one in seven Americans wake up feeling fresh each day
  • 45% of Americans who sleep seven to eight hours per night report feeling exhausted at least three times per week
  • Only 20% of Americans who sleep well report feeling alert and refreshed all the time

Another survey found that 60% of Americans feel more tired over the last 12 months than ever before, especially with the huge socioeconomic shift that has so many people now working from home.

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Intermittent Fasting & Building Lean Muscle for Women: What You Need to Know

Intermittent Fasting & Building Lean Muscle for Women: What You Need to Know

by Dr. David Minkoff January 14, 2021 4 min read 0 Comments

If there is anything society has come to realize over the last century, it is that women are just as powerful, smart, ambitious, and capable as men. And while society as a whole is still catching up as far as true equality, the facts are evident when you look at some of the most incredible and influential people today.

When it comes to fitness, however, men and women are not the same. The natural, physiological differences necessitate unique approaches to achieve optimal results. While the fundamental science behind attaining a shredded, lean physique is basically the same for both sexes, the exact steps and application require careful consideration.

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Healing Our Achilles Heels: 5 Step Healing Protocol

Healing Our Achilles Heels: 5 Step Healing Protocol

by CJ Hitz December 18, 2020 4 min read 0 Comments

One thing I've learned is that injuries can be great teachers. There are so many lessons to be learned from the injuries we experience. They force us to slow down and evaluate our bodies on a deeper level. Like many, I'm guilty of sometimes taking my healthy days for granted. When we pick up an injury, we're suddenly motivated to learn everything we can about that specific injury. We're also dedicated to the necessary rehab it will take to overcome the injury and strengthen our weak areas.

As with many injuries, I've learned there are no "quick fixes" for my stubborn Achilles. Over the years, I've also learned there are no "get fit quickly" schemes.

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Intermittent Fasting and HGH: Strength and Wellness Body Hack

Intermittent Fasting and HGH: Strength and Wellness Body Hack

by Dr. David Minkoff December 18, 2020 4 min read 0 Comments

Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern where you cycle between periods of fasting and eating. It is not a diet per se, as an intermittent fasting program does not dictate which foods to eat. 

While the concept of intermittent fasting might sound strange at first, the logic becomes clear when you think back to the evolutionary track of the human body. In the not-too-distant past, three meals per day was not the norm. People would eat when they had food, and hunters could go days without food while maintaining total mental acuity and physical stamina. And while we don't want to revert to these extremes, both science and logic indicate that the human body is not built to eat every few hours.

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Making Lemonade Out of Lemons: A Runner’s Perspective on this COVID-19 Year

Making Lemonade Out of Lemons: A Runner’s Perspective on this COVID-19 Year

by CJ Hitz December 03, 2020 3 min read 0 Comments

Back in January, few of us even considered the possibility that we might find ourselves fully immersed in a worldwide pandemic known as COVID-19. Our world has been forced to scramble and adjust in all kinds of ways. There’s really no “pandemic manual” that perfectly guides us through the process. The scientists themselves have been in scramble mode while working on solutions.
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Zeolite for Detoxification: Fact or Myth?

Zeolite for Detoxification: Fact or Myth?

by Dr. David Minkoff December 03, 2020 5 min read 0 Comments

Heavy metals (the elements, not the music genre) are known to cause significant health problems when present in the human body. This critical health issue is quite common and yet often missed in diagnoses due to the similarity of the symptoms of metal toxicity and other illnesses.
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