The Best Idea Since Sliced Bread: Personalized Nutrition and the Microbiome

I am such an advocate for personalized nutrition; and for several reasons, I often find standard nutritional recommendations (like the food pyramid) to be worthy of the cringe. We simply don’t respond the same way to everything we eat, so personalized nutrition is most necessary for public health improvement. Here are some simple, interesting thoughts… Continue reading The Best Idea Since Sliced Bread: Personalized Nutrition and the Microbiome

Substitution is the key to LONG-TERM weight loss! | WEIGHT LOSS Motivation

Introduction For many of us, losing weight can be extremely difficult, especially if one has strong emotional connections to food. I totally understand the struggle, because over a year ago I was there. For most of my life I had been considered overweight, but if you were to see me now at over 30 pounds… Continue reading Substitution is the key to LONG-TERM weight loss! | WEIGHT LOSS Motivation

Compounds and foods that eliminate aging cells | Quercetin & Tocotrienols (Senolytics) on Aging and Longevity

Introduction: Ever feel as if your skin is aging faster than normal? or that your brain, lungs, joints, etc. just don’t work as well as they used to? Well, that probably is the case, and it might be caused by the hyper-accumulation of senescent cells in your body. In this post I want to highlight foods that have… Continue reading Compounds and foods that eliminate aging cells | Quercetin & Tocotrienols (Senolytics) on Aging and Longevity

Five motivations for healthy living and living past 100!

“The first person to live to 150 has already been born.” – David Sinclair, Harvard Medical School Is it possible to live to 150? Why on earth would anyone even want to live that long? Those are questions I’m sure everybody has asked themselves in some fashion at some random point in their lives. I mean,… Continue reading Five motivations for healthy living and living past 100!

NAC (N-Acetyl L-Cysteine) improved my sleep! |1 day Update

Introduction This post is basically the prelude to my upcoming comprehensive post about the various health benefits of a supplement called N-acetyl L-cysteine (or NAC for short). NAC is a derivative or altered version of the amino acid cysteine. Cysteine is a sulfur-containing amino acid that is essential for protein structure and also the formation of the body’s… Continue reading NAC (N-Acetyl L-Cysteine) improved my sleep! |1 day Update

ONIONS – Why you should eat onions everyday (for longevity & optimal health)!

Introduction Oh, the smelly, tear-jerking, TASTY onion! If you’re like me, you can eat sautéed onions all day, everyday! I personally have a new habit of eating one whole onion a day. Yes, my family looks at me weird for it… and no, I don’t smell like onion everywhere I go… err, at least I… Continue reading ONIONS – Why you should eat onions everyday (for longevity & optimal health)!

My First Blog Post: Who I am and Why I Write

Well, hello internet… world… um, anyone reading this blog post! My name is Chika Cullen Iguh (you can call me Chika or Chika-Cullen; the latter is more fun), and I am pretty much your average guy, except that I might just be a bit obsessed with nutrition and wellness. Yup, I am what they call… Continue reading My First Blog Post: Who I am and Why I Write