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Vitamin K has long been known to play an important role in the production of molecules involved in normal blood clotting. More recently, evidence has shown that Vitamin K is involved in the production of osteocalcin, a protein needed for proper bone formation. Osteocalcin has been shown to: •...
 
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The US rates 23rd out of 30 developed countries on most measures of health status. More money spent on healthcare does not equal better health. Americans could become the longest lived population if they ate better and exercised more.
 
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The National Cholesterol Education Program has suggested people with insulin resistance (IR) and the Metabolic Syndrome (MetS ) avoid diets high in carbohydrates (CHO). This recommendation is based on many studies showing high-CHO diets tend to raise serum triglyceride levels, increase the proportion of small dense LDL particles, and lower HDL levels – known collectively ... Type 2 Diabetes and Diet
 
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Do you know how many Americans are currently walking around with undiagnosed diabetes? A staggering 5.4 million!! American Diabetes Alert is an annual public-awareness campaign held the fourth Tuesday in March. This alert is a one-day call to action to encourage the public to take a simple one-page test...
 
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The newest and most promising nutritional approach to treating people with Type 2 diabetes mellitus is based on lowering the glycemic index (GI) of the diet. While using the GI has not been embraced yet by the American Diabetes Association, it has been embraced by the International Diabetes Institute,...