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Preventing Obesity through Gut Bacteria

Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic have identified a biological connection between gut bacteria metabolism and obesity. The research was spearheaded by the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute’s J. Mark Brown Ph.D. The research group determined that blocking an intestinal microbial pathway has the potential to ward off obesity as well as insulin resistance. It can…

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July 14, 2017

Vitamin D Levels Associated with Risk of the Metabolic Syndrome

Higher vitamin D levels correlate with lower risk of metabolic syndrome in older individuals, according to a new study published in March 2015. Metabolic syndrome is characterized by abdominal obesity, elevated blood pressure, blood sugar, and triglycerides and low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C). The researchers evaluated 3,240 middle-aged and elderly adults with a…

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March 19, 2015
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More Than Just a Protein Shake

Integrative Medicine of New Jersey offers Integra-X, a proprietary, research-based functional food formulated to nutritionally support individuals with insulin/glucose dysregulation and related health issues. Additional clinical applications: • Help Reduce Glycemic Impact of Meals • Support Healthy Body Composition • Support Healthy Blood Lipid Metabolism • Provide Antioxidant Support • Support the Maintenance of Healthy…

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August 13, 2014