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Key antioxidant and trace mineral compounds that improve blood sugar stability

9/17/2014 - When we eat sugar or carbohydrates our digestive system converts these larger molecules into glucose, which is then absorbed into the bloodstream and taken to cells throughout the body. Blood sugar fuels cells, keeping them healthy, making it critical to maintain stable blood sugar levels. Key antioxidant...

Dangers of high blood sugar can be alleviated with cinnamon, chromium and bitter melon

3/29/2013 - Blood sugar causes degenerative disease. Not only diabetes is a concern, but also high blood sugar affects the eyes, kidneys, brain, the heart, and also speeds the aging process. Sugar creates inflammation in the body, and burns the cells by inflammatory oxidation. This inflammatory process is called...

Carcinogenic hexavalent chromium found in one-third of California's drinking water, CDPH sued by environmentalists

8/30/2012 - A third of all drinking water sampled in California is contaminated with hexavalent chromium, a carcinogen, say environmental groups in a lawsuit targeting the state's Department of Public Health. In their suit, the National Resources Defense Council, along with the Environmental Working Group, contend...

Scientists uncover truth about fluoride and other water contaminants

1/8/2011 - There have been numerous studies highlighting the adverse effects of water fluoridation and other drinking water contaminants, but a slew of new scientific findings have sparked even more opposition to these chemicals than ever before. Most shockingly, a study has even linked fluoride to lower IQ in...

Toxic chemical carcinogen found in water supplies nationwide

12/21/2010 - A recently-released report by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has found that the water supplies of many major cities are contaminated with hexavalent chromium, an industrial chemical toxin that does not get filtered out by most consumer water filtration devices. Thirty-one of the 35 water supplies...

Almonds, cinnamon and chromium naturally regulate blood sugar to prevent chronic disease

12/4/2010 - Many people don`t give a second thought to their blood glucose levels until a physician indicates a problem with sugar regulation or there is a diagnosis of diabetes. At this point, a cascade of metabolically mediated events is taking place that paves the road toward chronic disease and an early demise....

This Overlooked Trace Mineral Nutrient could Wipe Out the Diabetes Epidemic

11/5/2010 - Our bodies are designed to utilize a very large number of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients; however, some nutrients can play such important roles in good health that they should perhaps be recognized as the "master nutrients". In the first of what will be a continuing series of articles, we will...

Metal hip replacements in pregnant women leach chromium and cobalt into babies

3/31/2010 - Between 200,000 and 300,000 hip replacement operations are performed each year in the U.S., mostly in people over the age of 60. However, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), five to 10% of these procedures are in patients younger than 50 -- including women of childbearing...

Chromium prevents diabetes by improving insulin sensitivity

11/5/2009 - Of all the trace minerals, chromium may be the most beneficial to diabetes patients. It's an insulin potentiator, so it makes the body's own insulin production go further. If you have diabetes or blood sugar disorders, you need to know about chromium. We've assembled a large collection of quotes...

Mental Health Tied to Chromium and Insulin

6/9/2009 - Long known for its beneficial effects on blood sugar, chromium (Cr) has most recently been tied to cognitive health as well. In May of 2009, scientists from the USDA and the Medical College of Georgia reported that Cr supplementation helped prevent Alzheimer`s disease in rodents. In humans, Alzheimer`s...

Chromium Picolinate May Ease Hunger, Appetite

2/16/2009 - A daily supplement of chromium picolinate can reduce sensations of hunger, fat cravings and food intake in the overweight, according to a study conducted by researchers from Louisiana State University (LSU) and the University of Florida, and published in the journal Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics. "To...

Only One Chromium Supplement Helps People with Diabetes

12/5/2008 - Chromium is an essential mineral in humans that helps the hormone insulin function properly. When insulin is functioning well, blood sugar is balanced. The job of insulin is to remove sugar from the bloodstream and to transport it to the tissues for energy. When insulin is malfunctioning, as in diabetes...

New Study Shows Niacin-Bound Chromium Benefits Diabetics

11/11/2008 - Nicacin-bound chromium (Cr-N) provides significantly more heart health benefits than chromium picolinate (Cr-P), the form more commonly found in supplements, according to a study presented at the 68th Annual Scientific Session of the American Diabetes Association. Researchers fed three groups of...

Interview with Dr. Hank Liers Part 5: Superior nutrition for pet health

12/30/2007 - The following is part five of an interview between Mike Adams and Dr. Hand Liers, the chief formulator of products sold by Health Products Distributors, Inc. (HPDI) (www.IntegratedHealth.com). To see all parts of this interview, search this site for "Dr. Hank Liers." Dr. Liers: I feel our animals...

Supplementation with Chromium Picolinate Improves Glycemic Control, Attenuates Weight Gain (press release)

10/9/2006 - Results from a new study in patients with type 2 diabetes demonstrate that daily supplementation with 1000 mcg of chromium as chromium picolinate, in combination with a common oral anti-diabetic medication, improves insulin sensitivity and glucose control better than the oral anti-diabetic agent alone....

Real-Life Epilogue To "Erin Brockovich": Medical Journal Retracts Fraudulent Chromium/Cancer Study (press release)

6/28/2006 - WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In a real-life epilogue to "Erin Brockovich," a peer-reviewed medical journal will retract a fraudulent article written and placed by a science-for-hire consulting firm whose CEO sits on a key federal toxics panel. The retraction follows a six-month internal review by the journal,...

American Diabetes Association peddling nutritional nonsense while accepting money from manufacturer of candy and sodas

6/1/2005 - The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently announced a three-year, multi-million dollar alliance with Cadbury Schweppes Americas Beverages (CSAB) to help combat obesity and diabetes in America by stressing the importance of making smart nutritional choices. According to an ADA press release...

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