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Gut Bacteria May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Gut Bacteria May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

New research from Finland shows that gut bacteria may prevent type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. Globally, type 2 diabetes was 4.7% in 1980 and 8.5% in 2014. In the US 29 million people have confirmed type 2 diabetes and 86 million have prediabetes.
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Good Nutrition Can Manage Chronic Inflammation

Good Nutrition Can Manage Chronic Inflammation

Dr. Mitchell Fleisher explained that good nutrition can manage chronic inflammation. He presented his talk at the 24th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine (Dec. 9-11, 2016) in Las Vegas that I attended. It was entitled “Effective Anti-Aging Nutritional Management of Chronic I
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Metformin Lowers Mortality Of Diabetics

Metformin Lowers Mortality Of Diabetics

A large meta-analysis was published in June 2016 showing that metformin lowers mortality of diabetics. The review included data from 204 studies, namely 179 trials and 25 observational studies. There was a total lover 1.4 million subjects enrolled. Mortality from cardiovascular diseas
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Inflammatory Diet Causes High Mortality

Inflammatory Diet Causes High Mortality

A landmark study from Paris, France came to the conclusion that an inflammatory diet causes high mortality. The initial trial occurred between 1994 and 2002. This checked whether low dose antioxidants were helpful in improving survival. This trial involved 8089 participants with an av
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Good Fats Reduce Mortality

Good Fats Reduce Mortality

A new Harvard study showed that good fats reduce mortality. This study consisted of 126,000 men and women over a 32-year period from 1980 to 2012. First of all, the researchers checked with every participant of the study every 2 to 4 years what amounts and what types of fat they were
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Antibiotic Use Accelerates Diabetes

Antibiotic Use Accelerates Diabetes

A research team under Professor Deanna Gibson from UBC Okanagan, BC has found that antibiotic use accelerates diabetes. To be more specific, they found that antibiotic overuse was the problem.  There was a connection between antibiotic overuse and the development of juvenile diabetes
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Diabetes Reversible Through Diet

Diabetes Reversible Through Diet

A March 2016 study from Great Britain showed that a very-low-calorie diet for 2 months followed by a weight maintenance diet for 6 months could make diabetes reversible through diet. A total of 30 overweight or obese diabetes patients went on an 8-week very-low-calorie diet of 600-700
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Colorectal Cancer Low In Fish-Eating Vegetarians

Colorectal Cancer Low In Fish-Eating Vegetarians

Researchers from Loma Linda University followed 77,659 men and women who were from the Seventh-Day Adventist Churches for 7 years. This church group has been researched in the past as it is a cohesive cohort of non-smokers and non-drinkers. Many are also vegetarians, but not all. Food
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Fiber Is Good For You

Fiber Is Good For You

Fiber is good for you as it has been proven to be beneficial for prevention of cardiovascular diseases and various cancers in the past; now it has been studied again in a much larger study population as was reported recently in the media. This news report was based on this medical stu
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Magnesium Supplements Cut Diabetes Risk

Magnesium Supplements Cut Diabetes Risk

A study from Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts has followed a cohort of the Framingham Heart Study for 7 years and published their findings on October 17, 2014. The study group consisted of 2,582 participants from the Framingham Heart Study Offspring cohort with an average age
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