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Provided by Ryan Rodal from HVMN Many people say diet success starts in the kitchen, but it actually starts somewhere else—the grocery store. Making the wrong choices at the grocery store might lead you to make bad decisions in the kitchen as well. This is particularly true if you plan on following the ketogenic diet. Just like any other diet, keto requires adherence to certain macronutrient breakdowns for success. But before exploring what you’ll need…

Key Takeaways A high omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acid intake may be detrimental to cognition in old ageThe hippocampus is one of the first brain structures that undergoes age-related changesHippocampus atrophy (withering) is associated with cognitive decline. Spatial memory is among the first functions that worsen as a resultHaving a lower dietary omega-6:3 fatty acid ratio predicts better cognitive function in general and hippocampus-dependent spatial memory in particular Actions to Consider The average Westerner has…

Key Takeaways Variations in the gut microflora have been recently linked to age-related changesProbiotics are showing promising results in preventing the progression of chronic diseaseA combination of prebiotics (compounds that promote the growth of healthy microflora) and probiotics (preparations of healthy intestinal microorganisms) was able to increase the lifespan of male Drosophila fliesThis longevity-promoting comes along with a decrease in oxidative stress and inflammatory markers, essential components of age-related chronic diseases Actions to Consider Although…

Key Takeaways Studies estimate that it’s possible to prevent 30-40% of all cancers with proper dietary and lifestyle changesIn this study, a machine learning platform identified potential cancer-beating molecules (CBMs) in common ingredients and foodsSo far, 110 effective CBMs were identified using this algorithmThe foods with the highest number of different CBMs are cabbage, carrot, celery, coriander, dill, grape, orange, and tea Actions to Consider Eat more of the mentioned ingredients with the highest content…

Key Takeaways As a species, humans evolved on a diet with equal amounts of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids, meaning the ratio between these nutrients was roughly 1:1Now, the ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids in a typical Western diet is about 15:1 to 16.7:1, meaning that Westerners eat 15 to 16.7 times more omega-6 fatty acids than omega-3. The human body isn’t used to such a dietHigh omega-6 intake and a high omega-6…

The three foods new to the human diet that cause the most harmProcessed sugar in ANY form (including natural fruit juices)Cereal grains (whole or processed, doesn’t matter)Vegetable and seed oils ANY population (such as the USA) that has incorporated these as a significant portion of their diet has serious metabolic and inflammatory disease issues.

His cholesterol numbers are essentially meaningless, except his HDL, a surprisingly high 67, well above population average, which is closer to 35. The man is eating a lot of meat, I suspect. But, his triglycerides are 129, which while not OMG high, are well higher than they should be. What this means is that there are a lot of carbs/sugars in his diet. And this also means the breakdown of LDL in his body is…

Multivitamin – Pure Encapsulations O.N.E – 1 capsule/dailyVitamin D3 – Thorne Research – D3 (1,000iu) – 2 capsules/dailyVitamin K2 – Thorne Research K2/D3 Drops – 1 drop/every 2-3 daysFish Oil – Norwegian PURE-3 DHA – 6 capsules/dailyOmega-3 Phospholipids – recently Wild Salmon Roe Caviar, previously Nordic Naturals Phospholipids – 4 capsules/dailyMagnesium – Thorne Research – Magnesium Citramate – 1 capsule/dailyAdditional Supplements Rhonda Uses:Nicotinamide Riboside – Thorne Research – NiaCel – For improved cellular mitochondrial functionPQQ…