Posts by Philipp

Live healthy and long


If overweight should disappear … Physical activity and calorie restriction prolong life expectancy and various ageing-related processes. An important mechanism involved in this is the increased autophagy (Swiss Medical Forum, 5/2018), an ordered and regulated process of destruction and elimination in stressed cell organelles and cells. The key to calorie restriction is intermittent fasting (reducing…

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Breath your body fat out!

Ruben Meerman mostly known as The Surfing Scientist is a Scientist, Australian Television Science Presenter and Public Speaker also commonly performing science demonstrations for school kids. The Surfing Scientist frequently appearing on ABC’s children’s television show Rollercoater until it ended in 2010. Ruben is a proud supporter of free education of literacy, numeracy and science for all, he was educated…

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Social Benefits of Adipositic Surgery

Obesity: a chronic ailment with numerous comorbidities In my weekly internet – article research. I read following article: Swiss Medical Weekly Article 1356 – 1357 The topic is around how much obesity surgery optimized the cost efficiency ratio of the obesity disease. I totally see this positive. Surgery, psychological and nutritional preparation as the big success…

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Divorce with silence

Long-term consequences for the children A number of observations from children whose parents divorced had an increased somatic-physical morbidity in their own adult life. However it is probable that the divorce is not the cause but the way in which the divorced parents dealt with each other. 18- to 55-year-old subjects were exposed experimentally to…

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No grilling for obesity?

Good healthy menus is key to losing weight The so-called advanced glycation end products (AGE) are produced by grilling meat. These have been shown to induce insulin resistance as well as prediabetes in adipose tissue. In a controlled, randomized study, the effect of eating grilled meat products was compared with the consumption of steamed /…

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With stress against stress

Know what your stress is and handle it Short-term stress strengthens the immune system, brings the circulation on the go, makes us fit and happy. “Short-term stress, apart from traumatic experiences, almost never has a negative influence on the mind and body,” writes the scientist Urs Willmann. What lasts a long time, however, is dangers…

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America: Prohibition of trans fatty acids

Sometimes bans overweight common sense One study has compared the myocardial infarction and stroke rates in the counties, which have banned trans fatty acids in restaurants, to where they are still allowed. The result three years after the ban, both men and women experienced a 6% reduction of the above-mentioned diseases. Out of the study…

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Also got sleeping problems?

Currently it’s all over the ether. People start to sleep bad and can’t recover from a night sleep. This is getting so problematic that even insurance companies are reacting to this trend. Mostly by given advice or promoting doctors. So what should we learn about it? It’s alarming that a lot of people don’t understand…

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