Every week I find a plethora of articles from around the interwebs about various health topics. If I have the time I will read them on the spot, and move on, however most of these are quite long, so I save them in a text document and spend a couple hours every Sunday night going through and reading them. Being the altruist that I am, I thought I would share some of these!
This Week in Conventional Wisdom
Research explains link between diabetes and obesity! – Favourite line of the article:
”But the pay-off is that when they switch to a Western diet, which is high in fat, it stimulates these immune cells and consequently they get insulin resistance and diabetes,” lead researcher Professor Len Harrison said.
Lower Triglycerides for those who eat a low fat, high complex carb diet with supplemental omega 3! – Favourite line of the Article:
After the 12-week study period, however, people who ate diets rich in monounsaturated fat or low-fat, high complex carbs and omega-3 fatty acids had lower triglycerides than their counterparts who were placed on the other two diets.
Told you so!
Conclusion: On the basis of the results of this quantitative assessment, the available epidemiologic evidence does not appear to support an independent association between animal fat intake or animal protein intake and colorectal cancer.
British researchers reviewed six earlier studies on links between diabetes and the consumption of fruits and vegetables and found eating an extra serving a day of vegetables like spinach, cabbage, and broccoli reduced adults’ risk of getting type 2 diabetes by 14 percent.
Work it baby!
Focus on what you are doing – don’t worry about what the person beside you, in front of you, or behind you is doing. Just focus on what you are doing and what you are there to accomplish.