Category Archives: Nutrition

Best Foods To Fire Up Your Sex Life

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It’s the most common problem facing couples as they grow older – the dampening of the fires of passion in their relationship even if warm loving affection between them remains. And as Dr Genie James outlines in her book In The Mood Again – Use the Power of Healthy Hormones to Reboot Your Sex Life At any Age a combination of […]

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Ten Things You Can Do To Live to 100

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The first person to live to 150 (if you discount Biblical accounts that Methusela and others lived inordinately long lives) – has already been born, according to scientists. As the baby boom generation reaches into its final decades, the idea of reaching 100 years is not the feat it once seemed. Medical advances and the genetic lottery have a lot […]

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Eating Right For Erectile Dysfunction

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If you’re one of the many men over 50 dealing with erectile dysfunction – or you live with one who is – you might want to seriously consider changing your eating habits to include a lot more fish, vegetables and olive oil – in other words eat Mediterranean style. That’s because a new study shows men with erectile dysfunction on […]

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5 Ways to Conquer Holiday Over Eating

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If you’ve come through the holiday season without gaining weight you’re in the minority. Research suggests a large percentage of most of our life-long weight gain occurs during the six weeks of the holiday season. Studies show most people don’t gain weight suddenly over a few weeks or months.  Rather the scales inch up in small increments over years – […]

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Are There ‘Fat’ Tables At Restaurants?

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There’s A Wait ….Everyone Wants A Window If you’re hoping to get your waistline reduced by a few belt notches after too many festive season sweets, choose your table carefully the next time you eat out. That’s because a fascinating US study indicates where you choose to sit in a restaurant may determine your menu selection – and whether it’s […]

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Small Lifestyle Change – Long Benefits

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A short eight week change in eating and exercising habits produced benefits that were still being felt a year later, a UK study into Mediterranean diet and exercise has found. It is thought the short time eating more salad, fish, legumes, whole grains, olive oil and  fruit and vegetables, combined with moderate exercise produced molecular changes in blood circulation that […]

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Preventing Cancer with Diet and Exercise

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  Over 90 per cent of cancers are preventable, says a mammoth new report which focuses on the part that diet, exercise, smoking, alcohol consumption and obesity play in causing cancer. The American Association For Cancer Research says the “war on cancer” has been a “qualified failure,” with cancer the second highest cause of death in the US after heart […]

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Coffee: Good Or Bad For Testosterone?

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Coffee has been shunned by high performance athletes and body builders because they’ve believed it decreases testosterone. But after the International Olympics Committee eased its ban on coffee a few years back, a New Zealand study showed quite the opposite. Professional Rugby players given caffeine supplements an hour before lifting weights showed greater levels of testosterone after a power training […]

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Middle Aged Men In Lycra

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Suddenly they are everywhere you turn – the Rise of the MAMILS (middle aged men in lycra.) In the last ten days they’ve made the cover of Time magazine (Manopause: Aging, Insecurity, and the Ten Billion Testosterone Industry) and the pages of several of the big British newspapers. The Daily Mail blamed the phenomenon of men donning lycra and mounting […]

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Exercise Before Dieting To Keep Muscles Strong

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Start exercising before you go on a diet if you want to prevent the common problem both younger and older women face of losing muscle tone and strength when they lose weight. A new study published by the Endocrine Society in the US has found getting involved in physical activity before you go on a diet helps preserve muscle and […]

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