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Use of Berberine as an AMPk Activator

Recent studies indicate that berberine, a naturally occurring alkaloid found in a number of plants, is an effective supplement for helping to maintain cardiometabolic health.

Why Is AMPk Activation Important?

AMPK is an enzyme essential for maintaining energy balance. It consists of 3 proteins (called sub-units) that together create a functional enzyme. AMPK is expressed in various tissues, including the brain, liver, skeletal muscle, and fat cells. The net effects of AMPK activation include ketogenesis, stimulation of hepatic fatty acid oxidation, inhibition of cholesterol synthesis, triglyceride synthesis, and lipogenesis, and the stimulation of glucose uptake and skeletal muscle fatty acid oxidation.

Gut health, the foundation for an optimized immune system (part 4 of the Becoming Anti-Fragile series)

Making appropriate lifestyle and dietary changes, can help us live the life we want; happy, healthy and thriving.

Support Your Immune System With Better Sleep and Reduced Stress

During these times it’s hard to not be stressed out over the unknown. There are many health problems that are a result of higher stress levels. When we are stressed it can lead to diminished sleep. Sleep is critical to immune function. Here are a few ways to lessen stress and improve sleep.

Exercise and the Immune System

( Part # 3 of Becoming Anti-Fragile Series) With everything going on these days it can be challenging to work up the motivation to exercise. Today I would like to bring you a very compelling reason to start or if you have been exercising, why now is not the time to lay off and take […]

Becoming Anti-Fragile (part 2) The importance of sleep.

Sleep deprivation may decrease the production of these protective cytokines. In addition, infection-fighting antibodies and cells are reduced during periods when you don’t get enough sleep.

Where do you want to be when this pandemic is over? Are you ok with just surviving, or would you like to be stronger, more prepared – ANTI-FRAGILE?

Where will you be as an individual? Are you okay with just surviving? Or, would you prefer to be anti-fragile?

Why I Chose Eternus as My NAD Precursor

Anybody that knows me, knows I have always been on the look out for supplements that might help me to improve my mental and physical performance. Over the last couple of months I have been looking into this company, Neurohacker Collective. After an exhaustive process of looking at each of their ingredients and what each would […]

Turning 51!

Turning 51 As I turn 51 and contemplate the twists and turns of my 51st trip around the sun the, one word or feeling that keeps coming up is gratitude. I have been blessed with 2 wonderful parents that made more sacrifices for me and my brother that I can even comprehend. They left their […]

The Power of Gratitude

Gratitude: The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and return kindness. Many of us are lucky enough to live in country where we can take things for granted. For the most part we are not concerned if we will be able to feed our kids tonight, will there be power at home […]