Monthly Archives: February 2012

Blue light, sleep, mental alertness and health

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By Vince Giuliano We are being exposed to a lot more blue and ultraviolet light in recent years, especially at night.  This is due to 1. fluorescent bulbs replacing incandescent bulbs in homes and workspaces, especially “daytime” spectrum bulbs, 2. … Continue reading

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Gut microbiota, probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics – keys to health and longevity

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By Vince Giuliano To take care of your own health you have to take care of about a hundred trillion other living entities.  Each of us is in close relationship with that many micro-organisms belonging to hundreds of different species … Continue reading

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The pivotal role of Nrf2. Part 3 – Part 3 – Is promotion of Nrf2 expression a viable strategy for human human healthspan and lifespan extension?

By Vince Giuliano This is the third of three blog entries relating to the Nrf2 pathway.  The first blog entry The pivotal role of Nrf2. Part 1 – a new view on the control of oxidative damage and generation of … Continue reading

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The pivotal role of Nrf2. Part 2 – foods, phyto-substances and other substances that turn on Nrf2

By Vince Giuliano – updated Feb 8 and Feb 9, 2012 This is the second of three blog entries relating to the Nrf2 pathway.  The previous blog entry The pivotal role of Nrf2. Part 1 – a new view on … Continue reading

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The pivotal role of Nrf2. Part 1 – a new view on the control of oxidative damage and generation of hormetic effects

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The old free radical theory if aging is dead.  And, consuming excessive pure antioxidant supplements can be dangerous rather than health producing – see the blog entry End of the free radical theory of aging and negative consequences of indiscriminante … Continue reading

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