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weight loss study

Research proposal to formulate a dietary and exercise program to address Diabetes type 2 and Alzheimer’s in adults aged 30 to 45 working in high stress office jobs by Hugo Allen-Stevens The incidence of chronic disease in the United States … Continue reading

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manganese

Functions Anti-oxidant defense – co-factor in production of oxidative enzyme superoxide dismutase (SOD) which disarms free-radicals produced in cell mitochondria SOD deficiency leads to strains, sprains and inflammation Anti-inflammatory aid for people with rheumatoid arthritis and chronic inflammatory disorders Enhances … Continue reading

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cocoa

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Selenium, Vitamins B2, B3 SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Vitamins B1, B5, Folate NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS and NOTES Exceptionally nutritious! Cholesterol profile and uptake Saturated vegetable fat does not increase cholesterol levels … Continue reading

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folate

Functions Works with B6 and B12 in Methylation reactions Brain and nerve function: works as partner with B12 in activities such as making neurotransmitters like serotonin and dopamine Works with B12 in many processes, including synthesis of DNA and affects … Continue reading

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vitamin B1 – thiamine

Functions Brain and nerve function: Controls the use of glucose by neurons Assists in making fatty acids needed to preserve integrity of nerve cell membranes Works with vitamins B2 and B5 to make acetylcholine Energy production and carbohydrate metabolism Nerve … Continue reading

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vitamin C

Functions Healthy immune system, lens of eye, adrenal glands, reproductive organs, connective body tissues (such as joints and gums) Immune system: Enhances white blood cell activity Stimulates immune cells to fight infection Assists in the production of immune-related chemicals Antioxidant: … Continue reading

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vitamin B2 – riboflavin

Functions Brain and nerve function: control use of glucose by neurons, assist in making fatty acids needed to preserve integrity of nerve cell membranes, works with B1 and B5 to make acetylcholine Energy metabolism – needed to support thyroid, adrenals … Continue reading

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vitamin B6 – pyridoxine

Functions Works with B12 and Folate in Methylation reactions Brain and nerve function: transports amino acids into brain for use in making neurotransmitters; converts tryptophan to serotonin Involved in: Gluconeogenesis Formation of body proteins and structural compounds: chemical transmitters in … Continue reading

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vitamin B12 – cobalamin

Functions Works with B6 and Folate in Methylation reactions Required for hemopoietic functions and blood cell formation Brain and nerve function: assisting brain make use of carbohydrate and protein, vital for producing myelin sheath that protects axons / nerves, works … Continue reading

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