Category Archives: Metabolism

Research on The Sensory Capabilities of The Gut Opens New Treatment Paths For Obesity and Diabetes

Research on The Sensory Capabilities of The Gut Opens New Treatment Paths For Obesity and Diabetes

Your gut does not just process the food you eat. Recent studies have shown multiple other functions. Most studies have evaluated the role of bacteria in the gut, and probiotics have taken the nutrition industry by storm. We have published a number of articles on the topic [1], particularly on …Read the Rest

Dairy Products Shown To Help Prevention Or Control Type 2 Diabetes

Dairy Products Shown To Help Prevention Or Control Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes type  2 is an all too common affliction: From the data at the Center For Disease Control [1], we estimate that approximately 2 million Americans have diabetes type 2 , and the numbers are growing. Drugs like Metformin, or supplementing the body’s natural insulin production by insulin injection are …Read the Rest

On TBARS and Other Measurements of Your Body’s Oxidation

On TBARS and Other Measurements of Your Body’s Oxidation

For the folks who want to know if their antioxidant supplementation is doing what it ought to, there are several ways to measure the oxidation level of the lipids in your blood. For that purpose, there are some chemical reactions that tell the tale. They occur when “assays”, or chemical …Read the Rest

8 Nutrients For The Prevention of Heart Disease

8 Nutrients For The Prevention of Heart Disease

MND: Nutrition is always a substantial part of the prevention of disease. Heart disease is no exception. We follow here 8 of these nutrients that have been shown in at least one study to have heart health benefits. Here they are:  Lycopene, Cocoa, Zinc, Soy , vitamin B12, Fish oil, Onions, …Read the Rest

Very low calorie regimen could stops diabetes type II?

Very low calorie regimen could stops diabetes type II?

MND: How does a 600 calories /day regimen for 8 weeks sound? More like near starving? What if it could get you free of diabetes? Results show that 7 of the 11 participants were diabetes free after the 8 weeks [1] Don’t try this without your Doctor’s agreement and supervision!! Even …Read the Rest

Nutrition: Magnesium’s  actions on diabetes and other metabolic pathways through “Nutrigenomics”

Nutrition: Magnesium’s actions on diabetes and other metabolic pathways through “Nutrigenomics”

MND: Magnesium benefits are well known. A good site for background of magnesium is the Linus Pauling Institute. Main Benefits: Energy production Synthesis of essential molecules Structural roles Ion transport across cell membranes and others Nutraingredients has posted an article about research on Magnesium’s metabolic actions.Their  post  is based on an article …Read the Rest

Weight Control: Pre-meal planning and actual meal size (sciencedirect)

Weight Control: Pre-meal planning and actual meal size (sciencedirect)

MND:  The School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, UK, did a study of the correlation between meal planning and actual food consumption. Click here for link . MND: Guess what?  People who planned meal actually tend to stick to what they planned….

Sleep: The Importance of Body Clock and Metabolism Regulation (Mercola)

Sleep: The Importance of Body Clock and Metabolism Regulation (Mercola)

MND: Click Here for the link to this post on our sister blog Care Resource Guide. All about the health benefits of sleeping in sync with your body rhythms.

Weight Control: Beyond the Body Mass Index (BMI)

Weight Control: Beyond the Body Mass Index (BMI)

MND: The  most common   way to assess weight health is the Body Mass Index (BMI) The use of the chart is fairly simple, you run a horizontal line at your height and a vertical line at your weight; the zone where  the intersection point point of these two lines lies on the chart the …Read the Rest

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