Anti Aging Today

Anti-Aging Nutrition Glossary - D


A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Diuretic

Any agent or compound that increases the flow of urine from the body. They can range from herbal teas to powerful drugs that flush out electrolytes and water. They are classed based on the location and mechanism of action in the kidneys. Athletes use diuretics to eliminate water weight to further emphasize their muscular definitions. Most bodybuilding and fitness federations have banned the use of diurectics and test for them.

DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone)

A hormone made by the adrenal glands used by the body to make male (androgen) and female (estrogen) hormones; possible positive effects on mood and energy on older individuals (40+) whose production of DHEA has declined. DHEA hass been referred to as the 'Fountain of Youth' hormone because it declines rapidly as we age, and supplementation with this hormone reverses many of the ravages associated with aging. Studies show that men with the highest DHEA levels have better cardiovascular health.

DMAE (Dimethyl-amino-ethanol)

Supplement reported to minimize buildup of lipofuscin (age spots) in the brain. Plays a participatory role in acetycholine synthesis. DMAE has been shown to stimulate vivid, lucid dreams, suggesting possible sleep pattern enhancement.

DNP (2,4 dinitrophenol)

The first weight loss drug ever offered to the public, around 1933. DNP is a yellow crystalline sold that's slightly soluble in water. After being injected, it increases the metabolism an average of 30% over baseline in less than a minute, returning back to normal anywhere from 6 to 48 hours. However, DNP has too many side effects, including blinding people, and if you take too much of it, it can cook you to death from the inside. You can lose weight with it, but it is highly dangerous.

DOMS (Delayed-onset muscle soreness)

The pain and soreness you feel a few days after a heavy workout.


Subscribe To Our
Free Anti-Aging Newsletter - Subscribe Here.
Anti-Aging Newsletter
For The Latest
News, Events &
Product Reviews
Anti-Aging-Today.org

I don't want to
achieve immortality
through my work;
I want to achieve
immortality through
not dying.

Woody Allen


 

 

Response to Skeptics:

"Man who say it cannot be done should not interrupt man doing it."
- Chinese Proverb

 

DISCLAIMER:

This site does not provide medical or any other health care advice, diagnosis or treatment. The site and its services, including the information above, are for informational purposes only and are not a substitute for professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health professional before starting any new treatment or making any changes to existing treatment. Do not delay seeking or disregard medical advice based on information on this site. Medical information changes rapidly and while Anti-Aging-Today.org and its content providers make efforts to update the content on the site, some information may be out of date. No health information on Anti-Aging-Today.org , including information about herbal therapies and other dietary supplements, is regulated or evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and therefore the information should not be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease without the supervision of a medical doctor.

 
Copyright © 2017 Anti-Aging-Today.org All Rights Reserved.