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The longevity gene
The longevity gene

The longevity gene

And when i say longevity i mean a bigger health span, as opposed to the well known life span. It is not enough to live longer, if you are not healthy, so do not forget what our immortal James Dean said: 'It is important to die young, but as late as possible!'. I will explore many unorthodox ways, ranging from gut microbiota manipulation to ancient Ayurveda ritual, trying to combine them in an ample resource, from which you can get and apply whatever is better for you at the present moment.


Diabetes prevention app - 1 year of testing

27 Feb 2024 2 minute read 0 comments Heruvim78

    So, #februaryinleo is approaching the end, and today will be #noveltytuesday. What have we got for today? I used an app for the last 12 months looking to prevent a pre-diabetic state (that time when you are close to having diabetes, but y...

How to explore Scotland as a child! (doing it the right way)

16 Feb 2024 2 minute read 3 comments Heruvim78

      On one of my past trips I wanted to visit some parts of Scotland, and in doing it I fulfilled my childhood dream (at least a third of it - I am talking about the Thee Peaks Challenge - climbing the top 3 highest peaks in the UK, and...

Nutrition and Mental Health Part 10 - Correlations between mental health and diet

24 Mar 2023 2 minute read 3 comments Heruvim78

    They can be complex and challenging, as there are many variables to consider. The first question to ask ourselves would be: Is the poor mental health effect of poor diet, is poor diet an effect of poor mental health, or is this a self-sus...

Nutrition and Mental Health Part 9 - Studies about diet and mental health correlation

20 Mar 2023 2 minute read 0 comments Heruvim78

    Let's learn about our food choices and how can we modulate our own brain responses. For this, we need to check the research made about diet and mental health, how we assess dietary patterns, and how to observe the relationship between wha...

Nutrition and Mental Health Part 8 - Nutrient-rich foods diet and its impact on the exposure to environmental toxins

16 Mar 2023 2 minute read 0 comments Heruvim78

    There was a theory that chronic diseases may be influenced by exposure to environmental pollutants, a sedentary lifestyle, and poor dietary habits. Nutrition can modulate the toxicity of environmental toxins, serving either as an agonist...

Nutrition and Mental Health Part 7 - Pollutants, chemical toxins and detoxification

14 Mar 2023 4 minute read 1 comment Heruvim78

  We all know about pollutants in the air, and water, even about plastic waste and all the others. Can they impact our mental health and well-being? What about detoxification and what role the right nutrition plays in this? There are three sor...

Nutrition and Mental Health Part 6 - Micronutrients and DNA

12 Mar 2023 2 minute read 1 comment Heruvim78

  Let's delve a bit into our body biochemistry and DNA activity, once more. Our body is transferring methyl groups to our DNA, this being a vital action meant to regulate gene expression, billion times every second. Let me explain this phrase, as und...

Nutrition and Mental Health Part 5 - Essential fatty acids and neurotransmitters

4 Mar 2023 3 minute read 1 comment Heruvim78

    Let's talk about essential fatty acids and their important role in brain development and functioning. There is a balance of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids, and the increase of ultra-processed foods in our diet changes it. Ideally, the ri...

Nutrition and Mental Health Part 4 - Brain's basic needs and how to adress it

28 Feb 2023 2 minute read 4 comments Heruvim78

    We are entering now into phase 2 of all these discussions, talking about all the nutrients relevant to brain health, its basic needs and how to feed it, the nutritional makeup of the food, focusing on the micronutrients, how they maintain...

Nutrition and Mental Health Part 2 - Ultra-processed foods

21 Feb 2023 2 minute read 1 comment Heruvim78

  In order to understand how this started, I will probably write a series of blog posts related to nutrition, mental health, and how they are connected. This is the introductory post, and I will talk about ultra-processed foods.     There is...