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
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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.
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)
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
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 ….