Sunday, October 18, 2009

Anti-cancer food, vitamin D deficiency, resveratrol and diabetes

How to Fight Cancer with Food
Eating a well balanced and nutritious diet is the best way to fight cancer with food. There are studies that support the notion that we can fight cancer with food by making the right choices. It is easy to incorporate cancer fighting foods into your diet. Remember to focus on fresh foods. Avoid processed and pre-packaged foods that contain chemicals. Read more

How to know if you have Vitamin D deficiency
Research shows how important it is to know if you are vitamin D deficient. Vitamin D deficiency can cause a variety of health problems, found recently in studies. The best way to know if you have a vitamin D deficiency is by asking your doctor for a 25-hydroxy vitamin D test. Normal levels of vitamin D in the blood are 30.0 to 74.0 nanograms per milliliter (ng/mL), but there is ongoing research about optimal levels. Read more

Resveratrol in grapes could protect from diabetes
New research shows that rats fed high fat diets experienced lower insulin levels when scientists injected resveratrol from grapes directly into their brains. The findings suggest that resveratrol could be developed to target specific brain proteins, in turn offering some protection against diabetes in humans. Read more