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Lack of Sleep Promotes Pre-diabetes

Lack of Sleep Promotes Pre-diabetes

New research published  in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, provides evidence that lack of adequate  sleep disrupts fat metabolism and reduces the ability of insulin to regulate blood sugars. At a  population level this could mean that more people getting a better nights’ sleep could help counter the […]

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#4 of THE TOP 10 MOST IMPORTANT NUTRITION AND LIFESTYLE RESEARCH ARTICLES OF 2014

THE  TOP 10  MOST IMPORTANT NUTRITION AND LIFESTYLE RESEARCH ARTICLES OF 20014 Over the past year I’ve shared with you over seventy  postings containing the most important research findings reported in the areas of nutrition, natural treatments, and lifestyle factors that we in Integrative Medicine believe are the best treatments now and for the future. […]

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Obesity Promotes Development of Autoimmune Disease

Obesity Promotes Development of Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis are those  in which the immune system attacks the body. A new study published  in the scientific journal Autoimmunity Reviews by Prof. Yehuda Shoenfeld, from Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Faculty of Medicine , points to the fact that obesity plays a major role in triggering and prolonging […]

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Acid Blocker Medications Increase Risk of Fractures, GI Infections

Acid Blocker Medications Increase Risk of Fractures, GI Infections

A newly published study by the Mayo Clinic  shows that regularly taking the acid blocker medications known as PPIs (protein pump inhibitors)  causes an imbalance in the bacteria that line the gut and  creates  risk for infections like pneumonia, clostridium difficile, and it also causes mineral and vitamin deficiencies and  an increase in the rate […]

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“Healthy Lifestyle Choices May DRAMATICALLY REDUCE THE RISK OF HEART ATTACK IN MEN”

According to newly published research from the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the big news is that fully 80% or more of the heart attacks occurring in men are preventable by a healthy lifestyle. And importantly, even if healthier lifestyle changes are made after someone is already on medication for medical problems, they […]

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