Troubles with Gas, Cramping, Bloating, Pain or Diarrhea?

Think about Fructose Intolerance & Fructose MalabsorptionAmplify’d from http://www.foodintol.com Fructose Intolerance & Fructose Malabsorption How common is fructose malabsorption and fructose intolerance? What is the difference between fructose malabsorption and fructose intolerance What are the symptoms of fructose malabsorption and fructose intolerance? How is fructose malabsorption and fructose intolerance identified? How did I get fructose … Continue reading Troubles with Gas, Cramping, Bloating, Pain or Diarrhea?

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Trouble with Cramping, Bloating and Diarrhea?

Try avoiding Foods, High in Fructose, Sorbitol, Fructans and FODMAPsAmplify’d from http://www.healthhype.comFoods, High in Fructose, Sorbitol, Fructans and FODMAPsWritten by Jan Modric in March 16th, 2009   Tags: FODMAPs, fructans, fructose malabsorption, high fructose fruits, polyols, Sorbitol, xylitol   Amount of Fructose, Glucose, Sorbitol and Fructans in FoodsFoods, problematic in fructose malabsorption (FM) are:  High in fructose High in sorbitol Have high fructose-to-glucose … Continue reading Trouble with Cramping, Bloating and Diarrhea?

Fructose may result in gastrointestinal distress in normal people.

Fructose intake has increased considerably in the United States, primarily as a result of increased consumption of high-fructose corn syrup, fruits and juices, and crystalline fructose. Fructose may result in gastrointestinal distress in normal people.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Am Diet Assoc. 2005 Oct;105(10):1559-66.Fructose intake at current levels in the United States may cause gastrointestinal distress in … Continue reading Fructose may result in gastrointestinal distress in normal people.

Fill out a follow up form and you could win an iPad!!!

Fill out a follow up form and you could win an iPad!!! https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/mgbfollowup OK! Here it is: We are offering another Drawing for Free iPad! To encourage participation in our survey in July we gave away a free iPad to one of the patients that completed this survey. (P.S. the winner was from Canada!) If … Continue reading Fill out a follow up form and you could win an iPad!!!

Diet decreases kidney stones

high intake of fruits, vegetables, nuts and legumes, low-fat dairy products, and whole grains and low intake of sodium, sweetened beverages, and red and processed meats = > fewer kidney stonesAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Am Soc Nephrol. 2009 Oct;20(10):2253-9. Epub 2009 Aug 13.DASH-style diet associates with reduced risk for kidney stones.Taylor EN, Fung TT, Curhan GC.Renal … Continue reading Diet decreases kidney stones

Dietary oxalate effect on urinary oxalate appears to be small.

Dietary oxalate effect on urinary oxalate appears to be small.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govClin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 Sep;3(5):1453-60. Epub 2008 Jul 23.Determinants of 24-hour urinary oxalate excretion.Taylor EN, Curhan GC.Renal Division and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA. entaylor@partners.orgAbstractBACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Higher levels of urinary … Continue reading Dietary oxalate effect on urinary oxalate appears to be small.

Vitamin A May Reduce Deaths From Measles and Diarrhea in Children

Supplement with Vitamin A May Reduce Deaths From Measles and Diarrhea in ChildrenAmplify’d from http://www.medscape.org From Medscape Education Clinical Briefs Vitamin A May Reduce Deaths From Measles and Diarrhea in Children CME/CE News Author: Laurie Barclay, MD CME Author: Hien T. Nghiem, MD Authors and Disclosures CME/CE Released: 12/09/2010; Valid for credit through 12/09/2011 Print … Continue reading Vitamin A May Reduce Deaths From Measles and Diarrhea in Children

Carotene in the blood (FROM FOOD) = Good

Carotene concentrations were inversely associated with risk of death from all causes, CVD, cancer, and all other causes. These findings support increasing fruit and vegetable consumption as a means of preventing premature death.Amplify’d from archinte.ama-assn.orgOnline First: November 22, 2010   Online Only  • Online First Table of Contents Original Investigation  •Online Features  This Article  •Full text … Continue reading Carotene in the blood (FROM FOOD) = Good

Supplemental Vitamin A (Carotene) of NO Help!!!

It has been proposed that carotenoids and retinoids are agents that may prevent cancer and heart disease. 4 years of supplementation, the combination of beta carotene and vitamin A had no benefit and may have had an adverse effect on the incidence of lung cancer and on the risk of death from lung cancer, cardiovascular … Continue reading Supplemental Vitamin A (Carotene) of NO Help!!!

Dangers of Laparoscopic Surgery

Dangers of Laparoscopic Gallbladder SurgeryAmplify’d from http://www.medscape.comDeath of Rep. John Murtha Highlights Limitations of Laparoscopic CholecystectomyRobert LowesFebruary 9, 2010 — Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is one of the most common surgeries in the nation, but yesterday's death of Rep. John Murtha (D-PA) points out the rare, but unique, risks of this high-tech procedure, which include lack … Continue reading Dangers of Laparoscopic Surgery