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    What Is Protein? Proteins are made up of strings of amino acids. The shape of a protein depends on what amino acids are used as building blocks for the protein, and the sequence that these amino acids are assembled in. DNA stored in the nucleus of our cells holds the...
    As someone who has spent decades looking at, studying, lighting and retouching faces, I am perhaps attuned to the shape, texture, and color of skin in a special way. I also don’t like the burden of extra routines in my day, so I have a rather simple approach to...
    Every once in a while, we publish something that goes totally wild. Last week we did a short post on the Instagram account of Training with Joan. The incoming email comments around Joan were unprecedented.As compared to the last five years of publishing articles, she crushed anything we have...
    Metformin may extend life. Cheap, seemingly safe, and the billionaires of Silicon Valley have been rumored to take it. But should you? To find out why someone would take a diabetes medication for longevity, I asked our go-to PhD scientist, Mike James for the facts. What does metformin do? In diabetics,...
    Training with Joan.Hard is not impossible. We have been following the odyssey of Joan via Instagram. We confess that all we know about her is what we are reading in her feed. But what a feed it is.From what we can gather, Joan was a couch potato her entire...
    What is wellness? I was wrong. I confess to having had a certain petty counter-trend attitude of superiority around the word wellness. Although I would like to blame Gwyneth Paltrow- it is so easy to blame Gwyneth, this silliness was clearly the fault of my own lack of curiosity and...
    We are back with Anabel Kingsley, Philip Kingsley Trichological Clinic to help us answer more questions around hair loss and scalp problems. Because this is such a big topic with everyone, and how powerful an effect it can have on people's self-esteem, this will be an ongoing conversation with our...
    Whenever people ask me about my sleep routine, the very first thing I say is: Get some steps in. For me that means a 45- to 60-minute walk between dinner and bed. I will listen to Jeff Walker’s monthly music selections as I trot about, checking out the sidewalk...
    By Kimberly FowlerWhen it comes to recovery you’ll often hear about infrared saunas. Unlike a traditional sauna, infrared saunas don’t heat the air around you. Instead, they use infrared lamps (that use electromagnetic radiation) to warm your body directly. You will also see it referred to as far infrared...
    The focus on living longer and reducing aging has been with us humans since the day we started walking the earth. Vitamins, elixirs, charms and all manner of strange practices have claimed to slow or reverse the aging process and prevent age-related diseases.But so far, most of them are...
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