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the Silent Assassin
Bringing the Wellness of
December 10, 2012
Dear Valued Subscriber
Our efforts paid off.
The Dietetic and Nutrition Services
Act (SB2936) passed the Senate 51 to
0 and the House 107 to 7. Governor
Quinn needs to sign it into law.
Please contact him at
this link or write/fax by
Honorable Pat Quinn Governor
Hannig, Director of Legislative
Springfield, IL 62706
trouncing shows registered
dietitians that Illinoisans want the
freedom to select their own
nutrition professional. Government
is great when it listens to the
Did you know that countries
that mix high-fructose corn syrup
into processed foods and soft drinks
have a 20 higher rate of diabetes
than countries that don't use the
sweetener, according to a new study
from journal Global
Did you know that researchers
have discovered a molecular
basis for the potential cancer
preventive effects of vitamin D?
A team found the active form of
vitamin D acts to inhibit the
production and function of the
protein cMYC, which drives cell
division and is active at
elevated levels in more than
half of all cancers. The
discovery appears in the
December issue ofProceedings
of the National Academy of
Have a happy, healthy week.
Bonnie and Steve Minsky
Three Amigos for Inflammation.
Regular use of glucosamine,
chondroitin, or fish oil
protein (hs-CRP) by 16% to 22%,
a marker of inflammation,
according to a new study in American
Journal of Epidemiology.
Inflammation is now recognized
as a factor in cancer and
cardiovascular disease as well
as many rheumatoid diseases.
Scientists analyzed data
on dietary supplements and
hs-CRP in 9947 participants and
found that regular use of
glucosamine, chondroitin, or
fish oil significantly reduced
serum hs-CRP. In participants
who regularly used a supplement,
the researchers found hs-CRP
reductions of 17% with
glucosamine, 22% with
chondroitin, and 16% with fish
oil compared with participants
who did not take the
According to the lead author, "I
was not particularly surprised
by any of our findings. Our
observation of an association
between fish oil use and CRP
supports recent randomized
control trials which have shown
fish oil to reduce CRP. Our
observation of an association
between use of glucosamine and
chondroitin supplements and CRP
aligns with laboratory studies
which suggest that these
Bonnie and Steve: This
is an oft-cited journal by major
media outlets. The media was
certainly mum about this one, however.
You'd think that given the
dramatic reductions in
inflammation they would have
paid a bit more attention. Oh,
but we forgot. These are
supplements, not meds.
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