Use MyFitnessPal to Monitor Oxidative Stress

MyFitnessPal can be used to Track BLOS and More!

Learn how to use MyFitnessPal to monitor Oxidative Stress and learn how your lifestyle choices influence your Oxidative Stress and health.  MyFitnessPal is a popular, free health app that tracks your fitness activities and dietary choices.  However, you can modify this app to track other measurements of interest to you.

Blood Oxidative Stress Should Concern You

It is estimated that more than 2/3 of adult American suffer from long-term, elevated Blood Oxidative Stress or BLOS.  Blood cells induced to generate high levels of reactive oxygen species (ROS) is BLOS.  This ROS permeates the entire body causing damage to tissue and organs.  It is thought that food additives and preservatives containing inorganic sulfur may be the primary cause of BLOS.  Multiple health problems are also thought to be caused by long-term, elevated BLOS including obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, atherosclerosis, and higher risk of Cancer.  BLOS management may be the key to better health.  At this time, the Urine Oxidative Stress Test is the only available test for measuring BLOS.  Monitoring BLOS and lifestyle choices may provide insight into foods that trigger BLOS.

Use MyFitnessPal to Monitor Oxidative Stress and More

Download the MyFitnessPal app.  Setup your profile and select MY HOME menu option on your MyFitnessPal homepage.  Next, select the Check-In menu and you will see the following screen.  In the Track Additional Measurements screen, you simply fill in the Description below Add Another Measurement.  I entered BLOS, but you can add other measurements like Blood Sugar, A1C, and more.

MyFitnessPal track additional measurements
MyFitnessPal can be setup to track additional measurements, such as BLOS, Blood Sugar, A1C, and more!

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Does Blood Oxidative Stress Cause Low Sperm Count?

BLOS IVF Hack Kit to Reduce Oxidative Stress and Hack Male Infertility

Male infertility is a big problem in Western Countries.  There are multiple theories on the cause, but Blood Oxidative Stress (BLOS) is the only theory that could explain the bulk of it.  BLOS is widespread with more than 2/3 of adult Americans thought to suffer from it. The rise of the Western Diet and the increase of male infertility rates follow similar trends.  It is thought that the inorganic sulfur content of the processed foods may be the true dietary cause of BLOS.  If true, then managing BLOS will require a concerted, large-scale effort to generate useful dietary information based on BLOS measurement.  BLOS may be the Black Swan event for health care due to the enormous impact on health and cost.

What is Blood Oxidative Stress?

BLOS is blood cells that generate high amounts of reactive oxygen species (ROS).  These ROS are the primary molecule responsible for Oxidative Stress.  Oxidative Stress is thought to be the major cause of sperm dysfunction, but many medical researchers wrongly assume that the sperm cell is the source of Oxidative Stress.  BLOS is present throughout the body where ever blood flows with ROS permeating tissue and organs wreaking havoc.  Sperm are impacted by the ROS produced by BLOS just like all other parts of the body.

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Urine Tests Improve Ketogenic Diet

How do we improve the Ketogenic Diet?

The Ketogenic Diet offers a unique approach to losing weight that focuses reducing carbohydrates and increasing fat consumption.  Switching to this extreme diet has its pros and cons.  How do I know if my body switched to ketosis?  If elevated blood oxidative stress (BLOS) caused my weight gain, then how do I know whether my Ketogenic diet also lowers Oxidative Stress?  Urine tests improve Ketogenic Diet by answering these critical questions.

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Improve Your New Smart BMI Scale

Is there a way to improve the Smart BMI Scale?

People focus on weight as an ideal measure of health.  Everyone owns a bathroom scale and use it religiously to evaluate his or her lifestyle choices, both diet and fitness.  Has this approach been successful?  Western Countries struggle with an Obesity epidemic with increasing levels of unhealthy people.  More recently, researchers replaced weight with the Body Mass Index or BMI, which takes into consideration body shape.  New Smart BMI scales generate your BMI from your weight measurement and provide this information to your favorite health app.  The current BMI calculator only uses weight and height.  BMI ranges provide people with a gauge on whether they are normal (18.5-24.9), overweight (25.0-29.9), or obese (> 30).  Is this the best measure of health? 

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Weight and BMI are Risk Factors Not Causes of Poor Health

Weight and by extension, BMI, are risk factors for serious health problems like Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes.  However, long-term Blood Oxidative Stress or BLOS may be the primary cause of these health problems and more.  Tests are available to measure Oxidative StressUrine Oxidative Stress Test Kits are the most affordable tests available right now.  Should you be worried about Blood Oxidative Stress?  More than 2/3 of adult Americans suffer from elevated Blood Oxidative Stress or BLOS.  Maintaining a healthy BMI may not be enough, since normal weight individuals may also have Oxidative Stress.  Like Cardiovascular Disease, BLOS is asymptomatic and may take years before suffering severe health events.  Why wait for that to happen when you can evaluate your own BLOS right now.

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