Then there’s colostrum. Colostrum is packed with growth factors, including IGF-1, that amplify lean muscle gains and increase the body’s ability to burn fat. In many studies, colostrum has been shown to restore IGF-1 and stimulate IGF-1 production. Colostrum is also a natural immunity drug, containing antibodies and antigens that knock out disease-causing agents such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi.


Your level of physical activity also affects IGF-1, and heavy weight training for your legs is a particularly potent way to increase it. Some studies suggest that the effects of the popular anti-aging supplement DHEA actually arise due to this same type of increase in IGF-1 in the body that occurs with with weight training (so you choose: heavy barbell squats or a bottle of DHEA from the drugstore).

"A doctor is much more likely to prescribe a drug that addresses the underlying metabolic problem," Dr Belyea said. In addition, all of the drugs currently on the market have noticeable side-effects ranging from mood changes to unpleasant effects on the digestive system. The FDA withdrew fenfluramine and dexfenfluramine (Redux), from the market in 1997 after the drugs were linked to heart valve abnormalities.
In summary, our study provides evidence of an alteration in the natriuretic peptide “set point” with weight loss. These findings highlight the potential role of a “natriuretic peptide deficiency” in obesity‐related conditions such as hypertension and heart failure. One can further speculate that reversal of the “natriuretic peptide deficiency” could play a role in the improvement of blood pressure and cardiac function after weight loss.
Figure 1. A, Concentrations of plasma mature ANP levels at baseline and at 40, 80, 120, and 180 minutes after the start of saline infusion. Solid line with squares represents pre‐bypass surgery subjects and dotted line with triangles represents post‐bypass surgery subjects. B, Concentrations of plasma Nt‐proANP levels at baseline and at 40, 80, 120, and 180 minutes after the start of saline infusion. Solid line with squares represents pre‐bypass surgery subjects and dotted line with triangles represents post‐bypass surgery subjects. ANP indicates atrial natriuretic peptide; Nt‐proANP, N‐terminal pro‐ANP.
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