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Dietary vitamin K intakes and their relationship with metabolic syndrome in U.S. young adults

High dietary ingestion of foods high in vitamin K may cut down the risk of developing metabolic syndrome in young adults.

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Insulin Sync

Insulin Sync
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In a football game, a receiver must be in sync with the passed ball to catch it. In baseball, the batter's bat must be in sync with the pitched ball. In your car, you want the brakes to be in sync with the brake petal. All of the musicians in a symphony orchestra...
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Chris Dove
Thank You Ken! I was eagerly waiting for that follow up. Once this is understood, it makes total sense! This piece reminds me of a... Read More
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 12:50
Ken Thomas
Thanks Chris,I appreciate your comment. I would have posted it earlier, but work and life sometimes gets in the way. Ken... Read More
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 16:48
Chris Dove
Perhaps the sugar swings that are viewed as normal are responsible for the "Glycemic Index" and the demonizing of carbohydrates.
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 20:29
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Blood-Sugar Simplified

Blood-Sugar Simplified
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While the biological mechanisms of blood-sugar control are indeed complicated, the basics are quite simple: blood-sugar is an equilibrium between supply and consumption. Sugar, specifically glucose, is biology's primary fuel. The drawing above illustrates how blood-sugar is a simple balance between sugar intake and the "burning" of it as a fuel. Consuming foods...
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Greater whole grain intake is associated with lower risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and weight gain.

High intakes of whole grains and dietary fibers may confer significant protection against the development of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity.

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