May Health News Review
May 5, 2014
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#5 - A Number That May Not Add Up - NY Times April 14, 2014
"...the distribution of excess body fat makes a big
difference to health. Those with lots of abdominal fat are prone to
developing insulin resistance, elevated blood lipids, high blood
pressure, diabetes, premature cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s
disease...But fat carried in the hips, buttocks or thighs is relatively
inert; while it may be cosmetically undesirable, it is not linked to
chronic disease or early death."
#4 - Mediterranean Diet Supplemented with Red Yeast Rice Benefits Patients Intolerant of Statin Drugs - NOW Foods April 16, 2014
Consuming a Mediterranean diet with 200 mg per day of
red yeast rice decreased total cholesterol levels by nearly 17% and LDL
cholesterol by 22%!
#3 - Cranberry May Prove Useful for Elderly at High Risk for Urinary Tract Infections - NOW Foods April 4, 2014
1,000 milligrams per day can decrease the risk of urinary infections by 27%
#2 - Ginger Powder Proves Effective for Blood Sugar Health - NOW Foods April 17, 2014
1 gram of ginger powder per day for 8 weeks can help decrease fasting blood sugar by as much as 21%!
#1 - Pregnancy and chiropractic: a narrative review of the literature - Journal of Chirorpactic Medicine, Spring 2007
"...women who seek chiropractic care throughout
gestation have, on average, a 25% shorter labor time whereas multiparous
women...have, on average, 31% shorter labor times."
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