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Mushrooms Might Help Regulate Blood Glucose..

Date: October 8, 2018 | Time: 7:46am | Posted By: Jay Cullinane

In 2018 an experiment was done in which mice were fed white button mushrooms. The mushrooms changed the gut microbes. They acted as a prebiotic, a food that feeds beneficial bacteria. The some of the microbes in your gut actually produce nutrients and vitamins for your body. In this experiment, a daily serving of mushrooms (3 ounces for a human) increased the number of Prevotella bacteria. This type of bacteria produces propionate and succinate. Both of these chemicals can change.... <view entire article>

Over The Counter Pain Medications Can Increase The Risk Of Heart Problems..

Date: September 18, 2018 | Time: 11:41am | Posted By: Jay Cullinane

Many people take over the counter pain medications for the relief of pain with no concern for any side effects. Tylenol and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are among the most common ones taken.A study published in the September 4, 2018 issue of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), compared the risk of cardiovascular disease for 1,370,832 people taking diclofenac (also known as Cambia, Cataflam, Dyloject, Voltaren or Zorvolex), 3,878,454 people taking ibuprofen, 291,490 people taking naproxen, 764,781 people taking acetaminophen and.... <view entire article>