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How Many Calories Are Optimal For Health?

Physical Activity, Body Weight, And Diet Affect Resting Heart Rate And Heart Rate Variability

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Papers referenced in the video:

Inter- and intraindividual variability in daily resting heart rate and its associations with age, sex, sleep, BMI, and time of year: Retrospective, longitudinal cohort study of 92,457 adults

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32023264/

Heart rate variability with photoplethysmography in 8 million individuals: a cross-sectional study

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33328029/

Fruit And Vegetable Intake: How Many Servings/Day Is Optimal?

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Paper referenced in the video:

Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Mortality Results From 2 Prospective Cohort Studies of US Men and Women and a Meta-Analysis of 26 Cohort Studies

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33641343/

Fasting Drives The Geroprotective Effects Of A Calorie-Restricted Diet

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Paper referenced in the video:

Fasting drives the metabolic, molecular and geroprotective effects of a calorie-restricted diet in mice https://www.nature.com/articles/s42255-021-00466-9

Chocolate Intake Is Associated With Reduced All-Cause And Cause-Specific Mortality Risk

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Papers referenced in the video: Chocolate consumption and all-cause and cause-specific mortality in a US population: a post hoc analysis of the PLCO cancer screening trial https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34329196/

Short-term administration of dark chocolate is followed by a significant increase in insulin sensitivity and a decrease in blood pressure in healthy persons https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15755830/

Other RCTs for the effect of chocolate on health: Sub-Chronic Consumption of Dark Chocolate Enhances Cognitive Function and Releases Nerve Growth Factors: A Parallel-Group Randomized Trial https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31744119/

Habitual cocoa intake reduces arterial stiffness in postmenopausal women regardless of intake frequency: a randomized parallel-group study https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27881914/

High Flavonoid Cocoa Supplement Ameliorates Plasma Oxidative Stress and Inflammation Levels While Improving Mobility and Quality of Life in Older Subjects: A DoubleBlind Randomized Clinical Trial https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31056655/

Dietary epicatechin improves survival and delays skeletal muscle degeneration in aged mice https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30096038/

USDA flavonoid database https://www.ars.usda.gov/arsuserfiles/80400525/data/flav/flav_r03-1.pdf

Attempting To Further Reduce Biological Age: hs-CRP

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Levine’s Biological age calculator is embedded as an Excel file in this link: https://michaellustgarten.wordpress.com/2019/09/09/quantifying-biological-age/

Papers referenced in the video:

The baseline levels and risk factors for high-sensitive C-reactive protein in Chinese healthy population https://immunityageing.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12979-018-0126-7

Commonly used clinical chemistry tests as mortality predictors: Results from two large cohort studies https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33152050/

Attempting To Further Reduce Biological Age: Reducing Glucose (Without Messing Up Other Biomarkers)

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Which Gut Bacteria Are Associated With Poor Health, And How Can We Limit Them?

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Papers referenced in the video:

Human microbiome: an academic update on human body site specific surveillance and its possible role https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32524…

Taxonomic signatures of cause-specific mortality risk in human gut microbiome https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33976…

The Role of Short-Chain Fatty Acids From Gut Microbiota in Gut-Brain Communication https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32082…

Inhibiting antibiotic-resistant Enterobacteriaceae by microbiota-mediated intracellular acidification https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30563…

Short chain fatty acids in human large intestine, portal, hepatic and venous blood https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/3678950/

Age-Associated Changes in Gut Microbiota and Dietary Components Related with the Immune System in Adulthood and Old Age: A Cross-Sectional Study https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31370…

The microbiome of professional athletes differs from that of more sedentary subjects in composition and particularly at the functional metabolic level https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28360…

Exercise Alters Gut Microbiota Composition and Function in Lean and Obese Humans https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29166..