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Artificial sweeteners negatively impact gut microbiome

Artificial sweeteners may promote diabetes, claim scientists.

Controversial research suggests artificial sweeteners may raise blood sugar levels by promoting growth of certain gut bacteria.

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014 ... lood-sugar

In the first of a series of experiments, the Israeli group found that mice fed on three artificial sweeteners – saccharin, aspartame and sucralose – developed high blood sugar levels. But when the mice were given antibiotics to kill off their gut ...
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Association of Macro- & Micro-nutrients Intake with MS Risk

kind of surprised this was not already posted, but since google seems to think it isn't, here:

Association of Macro- and Micro-nutrients Intake with the Risk of Multiple Sclerosis: A Case Control Study
http://nfsr.sbmu.ac.ir/files/site1/user ... 33c328.pdf

Background and Objectives: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is the most prevalent autoimmune disease of the central nervous system, and it has been suggested that nutrition might play a role in the etiology of MS. ...
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Diet affects progression of autoimmune diseases

Dietary fatty acids affect the development and progression of autoimmune chronic-inflammatory diseases such as multiple sclerosis, a new report claims... Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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A way to avoid Pesticides of any kind on Vegetables

The only true way to avoid Pesticides on your vegetables aside from not eating any is to grow your own. Pesticides are even used with organically grown vegetables. It is a myth that they are pesticide free. You may find this article of interest:

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/sci ... riculture/


I only discovered this recently inspired by a recent thread posted here on TIMS about organic foods. As I have been consuming ...
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In support of organic diet

Here are a number of items that support an organic diet.

Gluten and GMO's (Jeffrey Smith & Stephanie Seneff); 50 min.video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVo51yLnohY

@7:06 "Glyphosate was originally patented as a chelator, which means it binds with nutrients or it binds with minerals; and then it was patented as an herbicide and it was patented as an antibiotic; so with all these 3 different things - it was patented mostly by ...
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‘Positive impact’ of Mediterranean diet

Several studies have reported that the Mediterranean diet slows cognitive decline and lowers risk of neurodegenerative conditions. While most of the research has been conducted in Mediterranean countries, consumption of the Mediterranean diet by other population groups have provided similar results..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/dietresearch
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Alpha-linolenic acid vs. DHA & EPA from fish oil

Conversion of alpha-linolenic acid to EPA & DHA was found to be quite low, 6% and 3.8% respectively. High levels of omega-6 fatty acids reduced this further by 40-50%.

Can adults adequately convert alpha-linolenic acid (18:3n-3) to eicosapentaenoic acid (20:5n-3) and docosahexaenoic acid (22:6n-3)?
Int J Vitam Nutr Res. 1998;68(3):159-73.

    A diet including 2-3 portions of fatty fish per week, which corresponds to the intake of 1.25 g EPA (20:5n-3) + DHA (22:6n-3) per day, ...
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RE CAFFEINE IN COFFEE FOUND TO REDUCE M.S RISK

http://multiplesclerosisnewstoday.com/2 ... osis-risk/
HI Friends coffee drinking may confer to the side benefit of louring the risk of developing M.S please read more from the attached
regards
seeva
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Nutrition Facts in Multiple Sclerosis (2015)

Riccio, P., & Rossano, R. (2015). Nutrition Facts in Multiple Sclerosis. ASN neuro, 7(1), 1759091414568185.
Chicago http://asn.sagepub.com/content/7/1/1759 ... 8185.short

The question whether dietary habits and lifestyle have influence on the course of multiple sclerosis (MS) is still a matter of debate, and at present, MS therapy is not associated with any information on diet and lifestyle. Here we show that dietary factors and lifestyle may exacerbate or ameliorate MS ...
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People with MS may have lower levels of key nutrients

Women with multiple sclerosis (MS) may have lower levels of important antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients, such as folate from food and vitamin E, than healthy people, according to a new study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 18 to 25, 2015...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/dietresearch
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