What’s the Best Predictor of Heart Disease?

Is high total cholesterol and/or elevated low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol indicative of elevated heart disease risk? According to Dr. Paul Saladino, the answer is no. With regard to total cholesterol, as far back as 1977, with the publication of the Framingham Study,1 no correlation between heart disease and total cholesterol could be found. Low levels… Read More »

This Is Your Brain on Zoom

The use of online video conferencing skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic, likely changing the course of business meetings permanently. But the convenience of online meetings may come at a cost, according to scientists with Yale School of Medicine.1 While you may be able to share the same information in-person or virtually, your brain isn’t fooled… Read More »

How Refined Sugar Fuels Cancer

There’s a common misconception that all sugar, i.e., carbohydrates in general, will act as fuel for cancer, but nothing could be further from reality. When it comes to the “sugar fuels cancer” issue, it’s important to make a distinction between the sources of the carbs. While it is technically accurate to call all carbs sugar,… Read More »

The Many Benefits of NAC — One of the Most Important Supplements You’ve Likely Never Heard Of

Editor’s Note: This article is a reprint. It was originally published December 18, 2017. N-acetylcysteine (NAC) — a precursor which is needed for glutathione biosynthesis — is an incredibly useful supplement that few people have even heard of. Many of its benefits relate back to the fact that it helps boost production of glutathione, an… Read More »

The Crucial Role of NAD+ in Optimal Health

Editor’s Note: This article is a reprint. It was originally published March 27, 2022. In this interview, Nichola Conlon, Ph.D., a molecular biologist, antiaging specialist and founder of a nutraceutical company that produces an NAD+ boosting supplement. NAD+ (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide) is one of the most important biomolecules in your body. It’s involved in the… Read More »