New book in Dutch

Eet vet word slank

Eet vet word slank gepubliceerd januari 2013

In dit boek lees je o.a.: * heel veel informatie ter bevordering van je gezondheid; * hoe je door de juiste vetten te eten en te drinken kan afvallen; * hoe de overheid en de voedingsindustrie ons, uit financieel belang, verkeerd voorlichten; * dat je van bewerkte vetten ziek kan worden.

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How 'healthy eating' is making us ill
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"A great book that shatters so many of the nutritional fantasies and fads of the last twenty years. Read it and prolong your life."
Clarissa Dickson Wright

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"NH&WL may be the best non-technical book on diet ever written"
Joel Kauffman, PhD, Professor Emeritus, University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, PA

Diabetes: A B1 deficiency may make it a killer

Diabetes: A B1 deficiency may make it a killer

09 August 2007

Diabetes can be a killer, causing heart and vascular problems — and now scientists think they know why. Diabetics are likely to be deficient in thiamine (vitamin B1), and it is this that makes diabetes ? both types I and II ? such a serious condition.

Researchers from Warwick University have found that diabetics have a 75 per cent deficiency of thiamine in their blood plasma, a lack that has been missed by the standard blood test.

It's not that diabetics are taking any less B1 in their diet than healthy individuals, it's more to do with the fact that their diabetes is rapidly moving the thiamine from the blood and into the urine.

Low thiamine levels can cause problems in endothelial cells, which line the body's entire circulatory system, and which can lead to an increased risk of atherosclerosis, or chronic inflammation of the artery walls.

(Source: Diabetologia, 2007; available online: doi: s00125-007-0771-4).

COMMENT: Obviously, the excessive passage of urine in order to help the body get rid of excess glucose in the blood, is also washing out the water-soluble vitamins. All the B vitamins, as well as vitamin C, are water soluble.

So vitamin depletion is yet another reason to get those blood glucose levels down by eating a low-carb diet.

Diabetes Diet spells out in easy to read terms just what causes diabetes and how best to treat diabetes.

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