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Healthy behavior change and cardiovascular outcomes in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetic patients: a cohort analysis of the ADDITION-Cambridge study

Reversing Type 2 Diabetes and ongoing remission

Role of chromium supplementation in Indians with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Understanding the root causes of diabetes to develop effective therapies.

Elevated intakes of supplemental chromium improve glucose and insulin variables in individuals with type 2 diabetes

Effects of short-term chromium supplementation on insulin sensitivity and body composition in overweight children: randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study

Chromium supplementation shortens QTc interval duration in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Effect of chromium on glucose and lipid profiles in patients with type 2 diabetes; a meta-analysis review of randomized trials

Ginseng therapy in non-insulin-dependent diabetic patients

Single doses of Panax ginseng (G115) reduce blood glucose levels and improve cognitive performance during sustained mental activity

Effect of Korean red ginseng on arterial stiffness in subjects with hypertension

Yale scientists study how some insulin-producing cells survive in type 1 diabetes

Effects of oral L-carnitine supplementation on insulin sensitivity indices in response to glucose feeding in lean and overweight/obese males

Effects of Panax ginseng supplementation on muscle damage and inflammation after uphill treadmill running in humans

Ameliorating hypertension and insulin resistance in subjects at increased cardiovascular risk: effects of acetyl-L-carnitine therapy

The effects of L-carnitine supplementation on glycemic control: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Pharmacokinetic and the effect of capsaicin in Capsicum frutescens on decreasing plasma glucose level

The effect of eight weeks of supplementation with Eleutherococcus senticosus on endurance capacity and metabolism in human

Effect of 2-month controlled green tea intervention on lipoprotein cholesterol, glucose, and hormone levels in healthy postmenopausal women

The effect of Irvingia gabonensis seeds on body weight and blood lipids of obese subjects in Cameroon

Acceptability, Safety, and Efficacy of Oral Administration of Extracts of Black or Red Maca (Lepidium meyenii) in Adult Human Subjects: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study

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Neuroprotective potential of phytochemicals” – G. Phani Kumar and Farhath Khanum – Jul-Dec 2012 –

Identification of medicinal plants of Urmia for treatment of gastrointestinal disorders” –

The Benefits of California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica)” –

Tinnitus is the result of the brain trying, but failing, to repair itself” – Georgetown University Medical Center – Jan 2011 –

Free radical production and ischemic brain damage: influence of postischemic oxygen tension” – Agardh CD and others –

B Vitamins and the Brain: Mechanisms, Dose and Efficacy-A Review” – David O. Kennedy – Feb 2016 –

Mapping cortical hubs in tinnitus.” – Winfried Schlee and others – Nov 2009 –

Intracranial Mapping of a Cortical Tinnitus System using Residual Inhibition” – WilliamSedley and others – Apr 2015 –

Neurotoxicity of General Anesthetics: Cause for Concern?” – Misha Perouansky and Hugh C. Hemmings – Dec 2010 –

Potential Links between Impaired One-Carbon Metabolism Due to Polymorphisms, Inadequate B-Vitamin Status, and the Development of Alzheimer’s Disease.” – Troesch B and others – Dec 2016 –

Protective effect of Hibiscus sabdariffa against serum/glucose deprivation-induced PC12 cells injury” – Elham Bakhtiari, Azar Hosseini and Seyed Hadi Mousavi – May-Jun 2015 –

What’s the difference between an antioxidant and a phytochemical?” – Karen Collins – Nov 2015 –

Gymnema sylvestre for Diabetes: From Traditional Herb to Future’s Therapeutic” –

Neuroanatomical abnormalities in chronic tinnitus in the human brain” – Peyman Adjamian and others – Sep 2014 –

B12 Deficiency May Be More Widespread Than Thought” – Judy McBride – Aug 2000 –

Phytochemical and Pharmacological Properties of Gymnema sylvestre: An Important Medicinal Plant” –

Ayurvedic medicinal plants for Alzheimer’s disease: a review” –

LOW Vitamin B12 Levels May Lead To Brain Shrinkage, Cognitive Problems” – Paul Minn – Sep 2011 –

Review: Alzheimer’s amyloid beta-peptide-associated free radical oxidative stress and neurotoxicity.” – Varadarajan S and others – Jun 2000 –

When does age-related cognitive decline begin?” – Timothy A. Salthouse – Feb 2009 –

Free radicals, antioxidants and functional foods: Impact on human health” – V. Lobo and others – Jul-Dec 2010 –

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Burhenne M. The oral microbiome & its impact on every other system in the body. Ask the Dentist. 2020, April 9
Burhenne M. How to avoid toxins in your toothpaste: 12 ingredients to ditch now. Experience Life. 2022, January 14
Schlagenhauf U, Jockel-Schneider Y. Probiotics in the management of gingivitis and periodontitis. A review. Frontiers in Dental Medicine.2021: 2
Daniells S. Probiotic lactobacillus paracasei shows oral health benefits: Study. 2014, September 2
Daniells S. Live or dead reuteri bacteria may offer oral health benefits: Study. 2019, December 12
Invernici MM, Salvador SL, Silva PH, et al. Effects of Bifidobacterium probiotic on the treatment of chronic periodontitis: A randomized clinical trial. Journal of Clinical Periodontology. 2012;45(10):1198-1210
Miremadi F, Shah NP. Applications of inulin and probiotics in health and nutrition. International Food Research Journal. 2012;19(4):1337-1350
Mu Q.Tavella VJ, Luo XM. Role of lactobacillus reuteri in human health and diseases. Frontiers in Microbiology. 2018;9
Myers B. 3 health purposes of Dicalcium phosphate | livestrong. LIVESTRONG.COM. 2011, June 16
Novkovic B. 6+ surprising benefits of lactobacillus paracasei. SelfDecode Supplements. 2021, September 9
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  1. Rebooting the brain helps stop the ring of tinnitus in rats – National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
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  6. Neuroprotective potential of phytochemicals – G. Phani Kumar and Farhath Khanum – Jul-Dec 2012 
  7. A Course in Miracles by Helen Schucman
  8. Identification of medicinal plants of Urmia for treatment of gastrointestinal disorders
  9. The Benefits of California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica)
  10. Tinnitus is the result of the brain trying, but failing, to repair itself – Georgetown University Medical Center – Jan 2011
  11. Free radical production and ischemic brain damage: influence of postischemic oxygen tension – Agardh CD and others
  12. B Vitamins and the Brain: Mechanisms, Dose and Efficacy-A Review – David O. Kennedy – Feb 2016
  13. Mapping cortical hubs in tinnitus. – Winfried Schlee and others – Nov 2009
  14. Intracranial Mapping of a Cortical Tinnitus System using Residual Inhibition – WilliamSedley and others – Apr 2015
  15. Neurotoxicity of General Anesthetics: Cause for Concern? – Misha Perouansky and Hugh C. Hemmings – Dec 2010
  16. Potential Links between Impaired One-Carbon Metabolism Due to Polymorphisms, Inadequate B-Vitamin Status, and the Development of Alzheimer’s Disease. – Troesch B and others – Dec 2016
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  5. Effect of Anoectochilus roxburghii flavonoids extract on H2O2
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  9. Folic acid with or without vitamin B12 for the prevention and treatment of healthy elderly and demented people
  10. Efficacy of Vitamin B Supplementation on Cognition in Elderly Patients With Cognitive-Related Diseases
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The Mediterranean diet has been associated with numerous health benefits, according to several scientific studies. Here are some references that support the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet:

  • Research has consistently shown that the Mediterranean diet is effective in reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases and overall mortality[1][3][4][5]. For example, a study of nearly 26,000 women found that those who followed this type of diet had 25% less risk of developing cardiovascular disease over the course of 12 years[1].
  • The Mediterranean diet may also support healthy weight loss when used in conjunction with caloric restriction[1].
  • Other benefits of the Mediterranean diet include the prevention of type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, cognitive impairment, and unipolar depression[3].
  • A dietary pattern inspired by Mediterranean Diet (MD) principles is associated with numerous health benefits[2][6].

It is important to note that the benefit of the Mediterranean diet is not as strong when looking at single foods or nutrients included in the diet. Therefore, it is important to adopt the plan in its entirety[1].


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