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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

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.

Approaches for chronic disease prevention (Clinical Nutrition)

Approaches for chronic disease prevention (Clinical Nutrition)

MediNewsDigest: Here you have it a general discussion on the impac of nutrition on chronic disease: J. of Clinical Nutrition.  A good article summarizing the field, and placing some hope in nutrition science to fight disease.

Cancer Prevention: Aflatoxin, control of Brazil nuts not good enough, says Europe (Food)

Cancer Prevention: Aflatoxin, control of Brazil nuts not good enough, says Europe (Food)

MediNewsDigest: Brazil nuts are excellent  selenium sources, so a lot of health conscious consumers like them. However, it is important to get them from a trustworthy provider because of the Aflatoxin concern. This post in Food Production Daily    discusses the concern. How bad can Aflatoxin be? Quoting: “..The group includes a …Read the Rest

Update: Common herbs and spices may help protect against certain chronic conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease (WebMD)

Update: Common herbs and spices may help protect against certain chronic conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease (WebMD)

MediNewsDigest: A survey of possible health benefits of common spices Herbs and Spices Health benefit claims range from indirect (helping you decrease the amount of salt) to  direct (decreasing/preventing inflammation, lowering blood pressure) Direct benefits Actions is throughpolyphenols (ajcn) to  curcumin and capsaicin   (FEBS, India) A  good general review  is at  at …Read the Rest

Study: A T cell-binding fragment of blood protein  can prevent autoimmunity (pubmed)

Study: A T cell-binding fragment of blood protein can prevent autoimmunity (pubmed)

MediNewsDigest: For background on fibrinogen (Wikipedia), click on this link.    This  UCD work  could apply to many inflammatory autoimmune diseases.     Sound like very worthwhile research to me ….

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