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

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Some Salt = Good; Too Much Salt = Bad; Potassium = Good

Some Salt = Good; Too Much Salt = Bad; Potassium = GoodAmplify’d from http://www.medscape.org   From Heartwire CME Sodium/Potassium Ratio Affects Mortality, CVD Risk CME News Author: Lisa Nainggolan CME Author: Désirée Lie, MD, MSEd Authors and Disclosures CME Released: 07/14/2011; Valid for credit through 07/14/2012 Clinical Context Studies have shown that individuals with high sodium and … Continue reading Some Salt = Good; Too Much Salt = Bad; Potassium = Good

Eating Healthy = Longer Healthier Life; Who Knew!

The investigators analyzed associations of intake of 9 dietary components (vegetables; fruit; nuts and soy; white or red meat; trans fat; polyunsaturated or saturated fat; fiber; multivitamin use; and alcohol) scored on the AHEI with mortality risk. Indexes of diet quality have been shown to be associated with a decreased risk for mortality in several … Continue reading Eating Healthy = Longer Healthier Life; Who Knew!

Drink Water Not Soda; Duh!

Replacing all Sugar Containing Beverages with drinking water was associated with a mean decrease in total calories of ** 200 kcal/day ** over 12 months.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govObesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Dec;15(12):3013-22.Replacing sweetened caloric beverages with drinking water is associated with lower energy intake.Stookey JD, Constant F, Gardner CD, Popkin BM.Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, 5700 … Continue reading Drink Water Not Soda; Duh!

Water GOOD; Soda, Sugar, Diet Drinks-BAD

These findings from clinical trials, along with those from epidemiologic and intervention studies, suggest water has a potentially important role to play in reducing energy intake, and consequently in obesity prevention. In these comparisons, calorie intakes were 8% higher in people drinking sugary drinks. Artificial sweeteners found no weight loss Little evidence favoring milk or … Continue reading Water GOOD; Soda, Sugar, Diet Drinks-BAD

Eat a Healthy Diet

Eat a Healthy Diet; Else Anemia?Amplify’d from http://www.businessweek.com Available on the iPad Home Blogs Columnists Lifestyle Magazine Newsletters Slide Shows Special Reports The Debate Room Videos Finance Finance Home Companies Economy Industry News Investing Blog Learning Center People Overview Real Estate Investing Retirement Planning Sectors & Industries Stocks Stocks & Markets Technology Technology Home CEO … Continue reading Eat a Healthy Diet

Vitamin K2 (menaquinone) protects against heart disease

Vitamin K2 (menaquinone) protects against heart disease Vitamin K1 is mainly present in green vegetables and plant margarins, Vitamin K2 in meat, liver, butter, egg yolk, natto, "Cheese and curd cheese."Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govNutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2009 Sep;19(7):504-10. Epub 2009 Jan 28.A high menaquinone intake reduces the incidence of coronary heart disease.Gast GC, de Roos … Continue reading Vitamin K2 (menaquinone) protects against heart disease

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

More Milk = Better Bones

More Milk = Better BonesAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govAsia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2010;19(3):432-9.Intake of dairy products and bone ultrasound measurement in late adolescents: a nationwide cross-sectional study in Japan.Uenishi K, Nakamura K.Laboratory of Physiological Nutrition, Kagawa Nutrition University, 3-9-21 Chiyoda, Sakado City, Saitama 350-0288, Japan. uenishi@eiyo.ac.jpAbstractINTRODUCTION: There is little evidence regarding the effects of dairy product … Continue reading More Milk = Better Bones

Gastric Bypass: Longer bypass more weight loss

Gastric Bypass: Longer bypass more weight loss Longer bypass greater fat malabsorbtionAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govAm J Clin Nutr. 2010 Oct;92(4):704-13. Epub 2010 Aug 25.The contribution of malabsorption to the reduction in net energy absorption after long-limb Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.Odstrcil EA, Martinez JG, Santa Ana CA, Xue B, Schneider RE, Steffer KJ, Porter JL, Asplin J, Kuhn … Continue reading Gastric Bypass: Longer bypass more weight loss