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Folate deficiency and Parkinson disease

Posted by on Feb 25, 2017 in Wellness | 0 comments

In this study, in which the researchers have the blood levels of homocysteine (tHcy), vitamin B 12 and folic acid measured in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and age-matched controls was possible correlations between these levels with smoking, alcohol, L-DOPA treatment and duration of disease in Parkinson’s patients. Results: The researchers had initially observed that the plasma (tHcy with around 30%) was increased in patients with Parkinson’s compared to the control group. The results also indicate that the most important determinant of increased plasma concentration of (t) Hcy in PD patients was a folic acid deficiency, while in the control group (t) Hcy mainly by plasma vitamin B (12) concentrations were determined. They also found that alcohol consumption, gender and L-DOPA treatment, the levels of plasma (tHcy, folic acid and vitamin B (12) is not significantly influence on altered in Parkinson’s. In addition, the duration of the disease was associated with a positive (THC) and smoking with a deficiency of folic acid in Parkinson’s patients. Given the potential harmful effects of the synergistic increase of Hcl and folic acid deficiency in the central nervous system, the researchers believe that the use of folic acid in patients with Parkinson disease should be done to normalize the Hcy and folic acid. Thus, and with a potential...

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Very exciting, what the gut for us to offer!

Posted by on Feb 23, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

The intestine is a digestive organ, every child knows. He wraps himself in the stomach, pulls out from our food, which is get out and ensures that we excrete what appears useless again. Most people do not like to deal with their gut. You can find him and especially his slimy and often malodorous contents disgusting. So one might have nothing to do. It is good that there are researchers who do not look so.Through their work, we get an insight about the intestine and get the very help – because our colon is to a large extent with responsible for whether we are healthy or sick. This is no “quackery” by some dubious healers, this is science at a high level! The intestine – the center of health. Colon cleansing, intestinal rehabilitation, intestinal structure, flora, symbiosis, probiotics, prebiotics – these are words that everyone knows now. Especially those who are already a little concerned with health and may have visited one or two naturopathic working doctor or therapist. Advertising, too, has discovered the topic probiotics and prebiotics for itself and uses it intensively. Hence it is certainly also that conventional doctors keep money making and charlatanism from gut renovation. You now need vigorously rethink : The intestine is discovered as a new health...

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How to stop obesity and overeat?

Posted by on Feb 21, 2017 in Nutrition | 0 comments

Recent research results have shown that calories from bread, refined sugar and processed foods promote overeating while calories from fresh, whole vegetables, protein and fiber reduce hunger. Calories are not equal to calories, therefore it can not work if you try to lose weight by counting calories alone. Obesity has something to do with the resistance to the hormone leptin, which regulates appetite, helps burn calories and to regulate body fat levels. The obesity epidemic is closely linked to...

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Warning: sweeteners can make perhaps sick and fat!

Posted by on Feb 19, 2017 in Nutrition | 0 comments

Who nowadays pay attention to his shapes, but sweet will not disdain the accesses like to artificial sweeteners. Especially in the sugar-free soft drinks and candy sellers are sweeteners contained in large amounts. Bring (almost) no calories in the stomach and therefore were far as weight loss aid and protection against diabetes. Both, however, seem to be sadly mistaken … Artificial sweeteners are additives that must be on every product, in which they are contained, declared, either with their...

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How To Protect Your Heart: The sodium-potassium ratio is more important than pure salt intake

Posted by on Feb 17, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

The denigration of salt is similar to that of fats. Just as there are healthy fats that are available for optimum health, and unhealthy fats that lead to health problems, there are healthy and unhealthy types of salt. „The devil is in the detail “, as the saying goes. Salt contains two vital, essential elements – sodium and chloride. The human body can not produce itself these elements, so they must be supplied in the form of food. Note...

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A healthy colon protects the next generation brain

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

That a healthy colon for every person of immense importance, which we have already reported more often. That its importance goes far beyond their own health, a recent animal study, which looks at how sterility in mice effects. It turns out that the healthy development of mouse embryos dependent on a intact bacterial flora in the gut of the dam. The blood-brain barrier is an important “bulwark” of the brain. She is responsible for ensuring that harmful substances or pathogens...

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Gluten-free diet, low-carb diets and Paleo

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

For those people who has celiac (chronic inflammatory disease of the small intestine) avoiding of gluten (a protein found in wheat, rye, barley and crosses of these grains) has of vital importance. Now many doctors are beginning to realize that a large proportion of their patients has a Gluten Intolerance , and see the health benefits of a gluten-free diet.Many food products, which had had the “gluten-free label” sometimes contaminated with high amounts of gluten. In an American scientific...

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