Sudden Cardiac Death

Last week saw the publication of another study associating heart attacks with very low vitamin D levels this time in men. Dr. Giovannucci analyzed the Health Professions Cohort followed at Harvard University and found that men with vitamin D levels below 15 ng/mL had twice as many heart attacks as … [Read more...]

Insulation from Insulin

Insulin is a member of the growth hormone family. Its primary purpose is to take up glucose, protein, and fat. Without insulin your glucose levels go up and we call this diabetes. However, the strongest stimulus for the release of insulin is NOT SUGAR or carbohydrates. PROTEIN is the most potent … [Read more...]