Deficiency of vitamin D and Type I and Type 2 diabetes

Deficiency of Vitamin D has been associated with both Type I and Type 2 diabetes and with metabolic syndrome (a combination of high blood pressure, abnormal blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels, insulin resistance and excess abdominal fat that often goes along Type 2 diabetes). It is still not understood how vitamin D helps the body regulate blood glucose – there seems to be several ways. While it does not appear that diabetes can be cured with vitamin D, as studies suggest, this vitamin can help suffers manage diabetes.
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Vitamin B1

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine or Thiamin) is a water-soluble vitamin, which means. It is involved in all main metabolic processes in the nervous system, muscles, blood cells and heart. It is essential for digestion and for the nervous system therefore it is often used in the treatment of nervous disorders. It has been also observed that a daily sufficient intake of the votamin helps to cope with stress.

Heavy drinkers, smokers, pregnant women should take up to 300mg daily. The most efficient supplements of this vitamin proved to be oral sprays.  There are no reports of the vitamin B1’s toxicity. The good sources of the vitamin in food are whole grains, brown rice, seafood and legumes.

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CoQ10 – an alternative treatment for cancer

Interest in coenzyme Q10 as a possible treatment for cancer began in 1961, when it was found that some cancer patients had a lower than normal amount of it in their blood. Cancer is both the result and a significant cause of free-radical damage related to inflammation. A growing awareness of this critical and intimate association has led scientists to explore ways of controlling cancer growth by limiting free-radical damage. As an antioxidant, the advonced form of coenzyme Q10 – Ubiquinol – may help prevent cancer from developing. (more…)

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