Author: James Quinn

James Quinn at your service, I am the owner operator of Life Not Labs, I started this website over five years ago to give consumers a plant-based alternative in a supplement industry where over 99% of vitamins are synthetic and made in a lab. I've been living in the Catskills Mountains for over 15 years in what I consider to be nature's perfect setting. Every summer makes me a better gardener and my property is at the epicenter of upstate New York's beekeeping and maple syrup industries. Our products are sold in independently own stores and small chains contained in upstate New York.
What are telomeres?
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What are telomeres?

   Telomeres are the repetitive nucleoid sequences at the ends of chromosomes.  They repeat around 2500 times per chromozome in verterbrates.  These sequences protect the ends of chromozomes, preventing them from degradation or fusing with another chromosome.  They do not contain genetic information but instead protect the genetic information of a chromozone by functioning like a…

Why Is A Marathon Exactly 26.2 Miles?
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Why Is A Marathon Exactly 26.2 Miles?

A marathon length is very specific. Most people associate it with Greece and its main city, Athens. The long distance footrace term, “Marathon” was coined to signify the general distance between the town of Marathon and the Greek metropolis of Athens.  Pheidippides, an Athenian day runner/courier/soldier was tasked with the job of delivering news to the…

Chemicals in Lip Balms
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Chemicals in Lip Balms

Over 95% of leading lip balms use chemicals. Dunkin Donuts’ pumpkin spice lip balm actually contains titanium along with many strangely named synthetic chemicals including Red 6, Red 7 and Red 27.  The thought of applying this to the skin seems absurd but most people making impulse counter purchases do not take time to read the back of the…

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