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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More Sun – Less Cancer

The number of studies reporting beneficial effects of sunlight and vitamin D on several types of cancer with a high mortality rate is growing rapidly. Present health recommendations on sun exposure are mainly based on the increased risks for skin cancer.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govEur J Cancer Prev. 2009 Aug 26. [Epub ahead of print]Sunlight, vitamin D … Continue reading More Sun – Less Cancer

More on More Sun=>Less Cancer

Does sunlight have a beneficial influence on certain cancers?Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govProg Biophys Mol Biol. 2006 Sep;92(1):132-9. Epub 2006 Feb 28.Does sunlight have a beneficial influence on certain cancers?Kricker A, Armstrong B.SourceSchool of Public Health, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building A27, NSW 2006, Australia. annek@health.usyd.edu.auAbstractApperly [1941. The relation of solar radiation to cancer mortality in … Continue reading More on More Sun=>Less Cancer

Probiotics–Rx Lactase Insufficiency

Probiotics--Rx Lactase Insufficiency Probiotic bacteria, which by definition target the colon, normally promote lactose digestion in the small intestine less efficiently than do yogurt cultures. They may, however, alleviate clinical symptoms brought about by undigested lactose or other reasons.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govAm J Clin Nutr. 2001 Feb;73(2 Suppl):421S-429S.Probiotics--compensation for lactase insufficiency.de Vrese M, Stegelmann A, Richter … Continue reading Probiotics–Rx Lactase Insufficiency

Interrupting the vagus nerve: the majority of patients report less “hunger” and lose weight.

In aggregate, the preponderance of evidence supported by laboratory and clinical mechanistic studies interrupting abdominal bi-directional vagal transmission demonstrates that the majority of patients report less "hunger" and lose weight.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govWorld J Surg. 2009 Oct;33(10):1995-2006.Vagal nerve function in obesity: therapeutic implications.Kral JG, Paez W, Wolfe BM.Department of Surgery, State University of New York Downstate … Continue reading Interrupting the vagus nerve: the majority of patients report less “hunger” and lose weight.

Don’t Take High Dose Vitamin C

1000 mg Vitamin C twice each day increased urinary oxalate and Tiselius Risk Index for calcium oxalate kidney stones in 40% of participantsAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Nutr. 2005 Jul;135(7):1673-7.Ascorbate increases human oxaluria and kidney stone risk.Massey LK, Liebman M, Kynast-Gales SA.Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Washington State University, Spokane, WA, USA. massey@wsu.eduAbstractCurrently, the recommended … Continue reading Don’t Take High Dose Vitamin C

The Lap Band: “Not Very Good if You’re Very Heavy”

"If you don't need it it will work great." and Only "50 to 100% complication rates by 10 years"... and Finally the Lap Band is a "disservice"Amplify’d from http://www.downeyobesityreport.comFDA Weighs Lowering the Bar for Bariatric Surgery November 23rd, 2010 by MorganDowney Leave a reply » On December 3, 2010, an Food and Drug Administration Advisory … Continue reading The Lap Band: “Not Very Good if You’re Very Heavy”

Chocolate Milk is an effective recovery aid after prolonged endurance exercise

A comparison of Chocolate milk, a carbohydrate replacement drink (CR), or a fluid replacement drink Chocolate Milk is an effective recovery aid after prolonged endurance exerciseAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govAppl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2009 Feb;34(1):78-82.Improved endurance capacity following chocolate milk consumption compared with 2 commercially available sport drinks.Thomas K, Morris P, Stevenson E.School of Psychology and Sports … Continue reading Chocolate Milk is an effective recovery aid after prolonged endurance exercise

Milk as an effective post-exercise rehydration drink.

milk can be an effective post-exercise rehydration drink and can be considered for use after exercise by everyone except those individuals who have lactose intolerance.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govBr J Nutr. 2007 Jul;98(1):173-80. Epub 2007 Apr 26.Milk as an effective post-exercise rehydration drink.Shirreffs SM, Watson P, Maughan RJ.School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK. … Continue reading Milk as an effective post-exercise rehydration drink.

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