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

High Vit D = > Lower Risk Diabetes

"The implications of this study relate to the importance of performing a randomized placebo-controlled trial of vitamin D for the prevention of type 2 diabetes in those at high risk," he told Medscape Medical News. "In the interim, clinicians should at least focus on maintaining vitamin D levels in high-risk individuals at or around 20 … Continue reading High Vit D = > Lower Risk 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.

Eenefits of high levels of vitamin D was “inconsistent and/or conflicting

After reviewing the data, the committee concluded that the evidence for the benefits of high levels of vitamin D was “inconsistent and/or conflicting and did not demonstrate causality.” Evidence also suggests that high levels of vitamin D can increase the risks for fractures and the overall death rate and can raise the risk for other … Continue reading Eenefits of high levels of vitamin D was “inconsistent and/or conflicting

84% of Bariatric Surgery Patients Vit D deficient preoperatively

84% of Bariatric Surgery Patients Vit D deficient preoperativelyAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Surg Res. 2010 Sep 8. [Epub ahead of print]Vitamin D Status of Morbidly Obese Bariatric Surgery Patients.Fish E, Beverstein G, Olson D, Reinhardt S, Garren M, Gould J.Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin.AbstractBACKGROUND: Abnormal vitamin D … Continue reading 84% of Bariatric Surgery Patients Vit D deficient preoperatively

Sun for Increase Vitamin D: Benefits GREATLY out weighs the Risks

This study estimates increases in melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer mortality rates and decreases in chronic and infectious disease mortality rates in the US The primary benefits are expected to come from reductions in cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Although a few thousand excess deaths per year might occur from melanoma and skin cancer, the avoided … Continue reading Sun for Increase Vitamin D: Benefits GREATLY out weighs the Risks