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 , particularly on …Read the Rest
Category Archives: Metabolism
Diabetes type 2 is an all too common affliction: From the data at the Center For Disease Control , 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
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
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
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  Don’t try this without your Doctor’s agreement and supervision!! Even …Read the Rest
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
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….
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.
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