- Calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI)
The BMI is widely used to assess degrees of obesity.
Use the BMI calculator to find out if you are overweight.
- Quit Smoking
Smoking tobacco is an addictive habit that causes many debilitating illnesses and
is one of the major causes of preventable untimely death.
- Normalize your Cholesterol
Your blood cholesterol level depends on the balance of saturated to polyunsaturated fats that
you eat, and on the amount of soluble fiber in your diet.
- Hygiene - Viruses, Bacteria, and Parasites
Viruses, bacteria, and parasites are the causes of many diseases that may be prevented by
- Gout is the most painful form of arthritis
Learn what causes gout and some chemical information that can help alleviate the pain.
- Drug Rehabilitation and Drug Addiction Treatment
Discussion of the effects of addiction and the drug rehabilitation process.
- Viruses - Viral Structure
Information about the structure of viruses with emphasis on the Influenza Type A Virus.
- Caloric Restriction Calculator
This calculator provides a control against which to measure your degree of caloric restriction (CR).
Anatomy and Structure of Human Sense Organs Discussion of the five senses:
sight, smell, taste, touch, and hearing.
- Caloric Restriction and Intermittent Fasting
Caloric Restriction and Intermittent Fasting are dietary interventions to increase lifespan. These are
the only scientifically proven ways to enhance health and longevity.
- Optimum Nutrition
A definition of Optimum Nutrition and the guidelines provided by
the Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) of the Institute of Medicine (IOM).
- Oral Hygiene - How to take care of your teeth.
Learn basic dental hygiene and how to keep your teeth and gums healthy.
Focus on safety - How to prevent accidental death.
Accidents and unintentional injuries are the fifth most common cause of death and
include motor vehicle accidents, poisonings and falls.
- Weight-Based Percent CR Calculator
This calculator uses the Mifflin-St Jeor equations to estimate the percentage of caloric restriction
based on changes in weight and physical activity.
- Anti-aging Strategies
This is a compilation of over 100 specific anti-aging strategies by
Dr. Michael Lam. Every strategy is based on scientific research backed by years of clinical experience.
- Make your own Mineral Water
Mineral water provides chemical elements essential for health and longevity.
- Gerolsteiner Mineral Water
- Mineral composition of one of Europe's most popular mineral waters.
- Chemical Glossary
Definitions of common chemical terms and their structural diagrams.
- Vitamins and Minerals.
General information about micronutrients and dietary deficiencies.
- Cancer prevention - How to reduce cancer risks
Simple life style changes that can keep you cancer-free.
- How to Count Calories.
A practical guide for counting the calories in the food that you eat. What you need to know to lose weight.
- Cardiovascular Disease is the number one cause of death.
Learn to reduce risks through diet and lifestyle changes.
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Information about the microorganisms responsible for Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
- Nutritional Content of Foods
The USDA National Nutrient Database contains information about 6800 different foods.
You can search this extensive resource to find out the number of calories in produce or packaged foods.
The information contains detailed nutrition data such as the amount of protein, fat, carbohydrates,
and fiber. The analysis of fat contains the proportions of the fatty acid constituents.
- Macronutrient Calculator
Customize the ratio of macronutrients for any specific caloric requirement. This calculator takes
into consideration fiber, protein, fat, and carbohydrates.
- Effect of Calorie Restriction on Body Weight
A correlation of the experimental mouse CR data with the Mifflin-St Jeor human energy equations.
The results lead to some interesting conclusions about the maximum safe percent CR.
- Tools and Resources for the Calorie Restriction Diet
A guide about books, software, recipes, blogs, and web sites dealing with CRON.
- Artificial Sweeteners
Chemical Structure of Sugar Substitutes and Artificial Sweeteners
- Medicare Health Insurance
Medicare is a federal health insurance program that helps U.S. residents who are disabled
or who are 65 years of age or older.
- Environmental Toxins and Poisons
How to avoid harmful chemicals that may be found in your home or your workplace.
- Meditation - Benefits and Practice
Meditation provides self-awareness and inner peace.
- How to Sleep Better
Facts about sleep, insomnia, and sleeping pills.
- Lipoproteins - Good cholesterol (HDL), Bad cholesterol (LDL)
Lipoproteins are small spherules that transport fats in the body and consist of protein, cholesterol,
triglycerides, and phospholipids.
Longevity Science. Discussion of the basic causes of aging and a list of books
dealing with the scientific principles of longevity.
- Sport Injuries. Some sports increase the risk
of serious injury. The the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission identifies the most dangerous sports.
- Normal Blood Sugar. Diabetes has reached epidemic levels in the U.S. Obesity
and inactivity are two of the major contributing factors for this disease.
Autism - Description of autistic behavior and ways of coping with it.
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