Contributed by: Michael Elstein
Fasting facts: the benefits of abstaining
The beauty of fasting is the ability to fast is conserved in our DNA. Before we became civilised by inventing...
The new supplement in town: Reverse the Clock with Alpha-ketoglutarate
When it comes to anti-ageing supplements and ageing well, we all want to know the new secrets that come...
The biology of ageing
The more protein you ingest, especially that which is animal-based, the more you turn on an ageing- and disease-stimulating compound...
Ageing well: Tracking your biological age
If we have a need to show our best selves to the universe, could this drive be linked to the...
Can we save the planet with the way we eat?
Unless we significantly alter our daily habits we may witness climate change so devastating our lives will become troubled. Here's...
What exactly is your microbiome? We take an in-depth look
What most of us don’t realise is that, despite the multitasking digestive brilliance of the many cells that line our...
A look into the role of Vitamin B12 and how to know if you're deficient
Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that’s essential for DNA production and DNA repair. We take a look at its role,...
Do you want to live to be 100? Read these strategies for reaching the milestone
The strategies for reaching this milestone include adequate sleep, maintaining a healthy microbiome, protein and maintaining healthy brain function.
Could stem cells be the cure for arthritis?
Stem cells for arthritis - magical rejuvenation or fake news?
Discover the ins and outs of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)
WellBeing columnist Michael Elstein takes us through the ins and outs of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.
Exercise in a pill... Is it possible?
Exercise in a pill... Is it possible? We take a look at the latest science.
Are supplements worthless? We debate the upsides and downsides of taking supplements
Michael Elstein debates the upsides and downsides of taking supplements.
Why you shouldn't ignore the threats posed by antibiotics
Michael Elstein warns against ignoring the threats posed by antibiotics.
Discover how acid buildup in the body can cause harm
Michael Elstein talks about how acid buildup in the body can cause harm.
Pharmaceuticals vs vitamins
Michael Elstein weighs up pharmaceuticals and vitamins.
Discover the magnesium supremacy
We look at a new form of magnesium called magnesium l-threonate, which can extinguish the fear response as well as...
Deprived of sleep? Read why sleep is vital for good health
Michael Elstein shares why adequate sleep is vital for good health. Take a look.
The link between food, anxiety and depression
A scientific perspective on the treatment of mental health, and the alarming results that indicate for every 10 patients treated...
Wondering how to prevent osteoporosis? Find out
Why do we get osteoporosis and how can you ensure that you don't add to the burgeoning osteoporosis statistics?
What's the link between sexual dysfunction and DHEA?
Michael Elstein looks at dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and its role in sexual dysfunction.
What does melatonin have to do with fighting obesity?
We take a look at what melatonin has to do with fighting obesity.
The link between B vitamins and obesity
Could B vitamins be propelling us into the abyss of obesity? That's what scientists say.
Why you need zinc
We discover that a body without zinc is like a motor vehicle without petrol. Read more.
Have we found the magic anti-ageing bullet?
We take an in-depth look at resveratrol, touted as the miracle molecule with the ability to reverse ageing, prevent cancer...
Start flossing now
Michael Elstein looks at how poor dental hygiene may contribute to autoimmune diseases.
What's causing the low thyroid epidemic?
Underactive thyroid glands may explain why more and more people are seeking solutions for fatigue, weight gain and other woes.
Is gluten our biggest threat?
The problem with gluten is that it's everywhere. If it's not in the food we eat, it's in the vitamins...
Ageing well and antioxidants
Antioxidants and heart disease, the oxidation solution and the truth about free radicals.