The Sirtfood Shopping List

Find out which sirtuin foods to buy.

The Sirtfood Shopping List

By Reina Berger

Studies have shown that foods high in sirtuins (proteins that regulate metabolic and cellular functions), may play a role in increasing our longevity, reducing inflammation, and potentially aiding in weight loss as well. If you’re nervous that this diet plan will be miserably restrictive, you’re in luck: these sirtuin-activating foods are not only full of good-for-you polyphenols, they are also diverse, delicious, and can be incorporated into your meals in a number of creative ways.


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Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate

A great source of flavonoids, dark chocolate (the kind that’s at least 70% cocoa and unprocessed), can improve your health in a number of ways. A small piece of dark chocolate is a great cure for your sugar cravings and it boosts your endorphins and serotonin levels at the same time. The chemicals found in chocolate can also help fight stroke, heart disease, and high blood pressure.

More: Healthy, Guilt-Free Chocolate Recipes

Is This the Key to Ultimate Hydration?

See how electrolytes work in your body.

Is This the Key to Ultimate Hydration?

Whether you're trying to stay hydrated for your workout routine or rehabilitation, recovery and hydration is so important to keeping your body performing like it should. So how do you make sure that happens? You need electrolytes — the minerals that give electrical power to your body. What the video below to see how they get to work inside your body and how you seamlessly add them to your day.

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