Dietary supplements risky for older women

Dietary supplements risky for older women, study finds An increased risk of death is seen in those who took multivitamins, folic acid, iron and others. But it's unclear why.Amplify’d from articles.latimes.comDietary supplements risky for older women, study findsAn increased risk of death is seen in those who took multivitamins, folic acid, iron and others. But … Continue reading Dietary supplements risky for older women

Vitamins “Increase” the Risk of Death???

'We cannot recommend the use of vitamin and mineral supplements as a preventive measure, at least not in a well-nourished population. Those supplements do not replace or add to the benefits of eating fruits and vegetables and may cause unwanted health consequences' (end of quote). A few days after the current study was released new … Continue reading Vitamins “Increase” the Risk of Death???

Orlistat Improves Diabetes

Orlistat improved lipid profile and led to faster glycaemic control and insulin resistance parameters than the control, without any serious adverse event.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Clin Pharm Ther. 2011 Aug 4. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2710.2011.01280.x. [Epub ahead of print]Effects of 1-year orlistat treatment compared to placebo on insulin resistance parameters in patients with type 2 diabetes.Derosa G, Cicero … Continue reading Orlistat Improves Diabetes

Full Fat and Diabetes; 60% lower incidence of diabetes.

People who said they ate more full-fat dairy products had higher levels of trans-palmitoleic acid in their bloodstream 3 years later. Having higher blood levels of this acid seems to be protective. In fact, adults with higher levels of trans-palmitoleic acid enjoy other benefits: Less body fat; Higher HDL [high-density lipoprotein] cholesterol; Lower C-reactive protein; … Continue reading Full Fat and Diabetes; 60% lower incidence of diabetes.

Dietary fiber cuts premature death risk

High intakes of fiber were associated with 24 to 56 percent reduction in cardiovascular, infectious and respiratory diseases in men and 34 to 59 percent in women.Amplify’d from http://www.foodconsumer.orgDietary fiber cuts premature death riskA new study in the June 2011 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine suggests eating lots of dietary fiber can prevent death … Continue reading Dietary fiber cuts premature death risk

Orlistat plus l-carnitine better than Orlistat alone

Orlistat plus l-carnitine gave a better improvement in body weight, glycemic and lipid profile compared to orlistat alone;Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govFundam Clin Pharmacol. 2010 Nov 16. doi: 10.1111/j.1472-8206.2010.00888.x. [Epub ahead of print]Comparison between orlistat plus l-carnitine and orlistat alone on inflammation parameters in obese diabetic patients.Derosa G, Maffioli P, Ferrari I, D'Angelo A, Fogari E, Palumbo … Continue reading Orlistat plus l-carnitine better than Orlistat alone