More Sun = Less Brain Tumors

Countries with low solar UVB irradiance and estimated mean serum 25(OH)D levels generally had higher age-standardized incidence rates of brain cancer.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govNeuroepidemiology. 2010;35(4):281-90. Epub 2010 Oct 14.Low ultraviolet B and increased risk of brain cancer: an ecological study of 175 countries.Mohr SB, Gorham ED, Garland CF, Grant WB, Garland FC.SourceDepartment of Family and Preventive … Continue reading More Sun = Less Brain Tumors

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China Study; More Sun = Less Cancer!!!

Mortality from all cancers together and most major cancers in China was inversely associated with solar UVB. These associations were similar to those observed in a number of populations of European origin. Incidence of some cancer types had the same correlation with UVB. They suggest the possibility that vitamin D may reduce the incidence or … Continue reading China Study; More Sun = Less Cancer!!!

Some Days 3 Drugs R Best; Some Days its 4 Drugs

Some Days 3 Drugs R Best; Some Days its 4 Drugs Maybe the best news is that we have two choices to treat H. Pylori DrRAmplify’d from http://www.medscape.com3-Drug Regimen for H pylori Superior in Latin AmericaNancy A. MelvilleJuly 21, 2011 — Despite data from North America, Europe, and Asia indicating that newer 4-drug regimens show … Continue reading Some Days 3 Drugs R Best; Some Days its 4 Drugs

Supplemental Vit D? Meh!

The randomized trials of vitamin D and cardiovascular disease and diabetes have been, in general, quite inconsistent and inconclusive. Whether the trials are of vitamin D alone or of vitamin D plus calcium, the results have been mixed and generally neutral and null, not showing a clear association. So until we have more evidence from … Continue reading Supplemental Vit D? Meh!

Replacing Carbs With Nuts May Be Beneficial in Diabetes

Nuts are good for you and better than bran muffins!Amplify’d from http://www.medscape.org The Canada Research Chair Endowment of the Federal Government of Canada, the International Tree Nut Council Nutrition Research & Education Foundation, and the Peanut Institute supported this study. Two of the study authors have disclosed various financial relationships with Unilever, the Sanitarium Company, … Continue reading Replacing Carbs With Nuts May Be Beneficial in Diabetes

Poor Surgery (RNY or Band) Not Helped Much by Exercise

Poor Surgery (RNY) Not Helped Much by Exercise The current study demonstrates that a 12-week exercise program after RNY or a Band type bariatric surgery failed to improve most research outcomes, but physical fitness was superior in the exercise group vs the control group. You want good weight loss = You need a good weight … Continue reading Poor Surgery (RNY or Band) Not Helped Much by Exercise

Potassium Content Of Foods List

High potassium foods (more than 200 mg per serving): One papaya (781). One cup of prune juice (707). One cup of cubed cantaloupe (494) or diced honeydew melon (461). One small banana (467). One-third cup of raisins (363). One medium mango (323) or kiwi (252). One small orange (237) or one-half cup of orange juice … Continue reading Potassium Content Of Foods List

Top 10 Foods Highest in Potassium

Potassium is an essential nutrient used to maintain fluid and electrolyte balance in the body. A deficiency in potassium causes fatigue, irritability, and hypertension (increased blood pressure). Overdose of potassium from natural sources is nearly impossible, however, it is possible to consume too much potassium via potassium salts which can lead to nausea, vomiting, and … Continue reading Top 10 Foods Highest in Potassium

Foods High in Sodium

Foods High in Sodium The following foods are high in sodium and should be limited in the diet. Meat, Poultry, Fish and Other Meat Substitutes Dairy Main Dish Items Grains, Cereals, Soups and Snack Foods Vegetables Spices, Condiments and Sauces Food AdditivesAmplify’d from http://www.pamf.orgFoods High in Sodium The following foods are high in sodium and … Continue reading Foods High in Sodium

Top 10 Foods Highest in Sodium

Sodium is an essential nutrient required by the body for maintaining levels of fluids and for providing channels of nerve signaling. Deficiency of sodium is rare, however, can occur in people after excessive vomiting or diarrhea, in athletes who intake excessive amounts of water, or in people who regularly fast on juice and water.Amplify’d from … Continue reading Top 10 Foods Highest in Sodium