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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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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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