Get Your Eyes Checked (Dementia Warning)

One thing you should know about eye issues is that time is of the essence. I have a friend with a lazy eye who got it “fixed” a few years ago, but his brain still hasn’t registered the change. Even though his eyes look normal to everyone else, he still sees the world through his […]

Sleep Less Than 5 Hours A Night? Why that’s bad news…

You know we’re all about getting enough quality sleep here at Ouro Vitae… It’s one of the cornerstones of optimal health. And recently, The University College of London found less than five hours of sleep in mid-to-late life is bad. [R] Very bad.  The researchers took 7,000 men and women between the ages of 50 – […]

Is “Man Flu” Real?

Men are much more likely to die from COVID-19 than women. This is true globally – where the death rate has been about 50% higher for men. [R] To add insult to injury, researchers have also reported that men are significantly more likely to suffer severe effects of the disease. One theory as to why men […]

5 Cold Causing Dangers to Avoid this Winter

Sneezing, sniffling, coughing …it’s officially cold season.  It’s estimated the average U.S. adult typically has two to four colds each year, while children may have up to a dozen. Between 5% and 20% of the U.S. population also come down with flu-like symptoms, according to Medline. I don’t know about you, but even the smallest […]

Popular Digestive Aid Lowers Cholesterol

Probiotics have been big news in the supplement space over the past few years. While these beneficial bacteria are most commonly used to treat a host of digestive disorders, they have also been positively associated with everything from allergies and liver disease to yeast infections, and even cancer. There have even been several lab and […]

A Nut Better for Your Heart than Exercise

You probably wouldn’t believe us if we told you a single food could trump the heart-healthy benefits of exercise. But what if we back it up with some jaw-dropping science? Researchers at the University of Georgia recently discovered that a diet rich in pecans might just be the best thing you can do for your […]

Why Men Should Do More Yoga

Most men are too embarrassed to do yoga… But if you care about your brain health you probably should. We get it… Yoga is dominated by women. It feels uncomfortable being outnumbered in a room filled with soft cushions, strange smells, and mystical music. But it’s one of the best things you can do for […]

Is Dirty Air Making You Fat?

Losing weight by watching your intake of…. Air? Don’t laugh. It turns out that breathing dirty air disrupts your gut bacteria enough to significantly boost your risk of obesity. [R] And various studies show that this disruption has also been linked to Type 2 diabetes and inflammatory bowel diseases. All this to say, if you’re serious […]

Stuck In A Gym Rut?

The man who crushed it in the gym 5 days a week… Until… “Life” got in the way. It’s a tale as old as time. A new office job, growing family, stress, you name it. All the progress starts to wither. To make matters worse, a rut like this makes it harder than ever to […]

Is Fluoride Dangerous?

The Lancet, one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious medical journals, has officially classified fluoride as a neurotoxin. [R] This puts the common toothpaste ingredient in the same category as arsenic, lead and mercury. A neurotoxin is a substance that inhibits the functions of neurons – the cells that transport different types of information throughout […]