The Effects of Seaweed on Diabetes, Hypertension and Cholesterol

The results of the study showed that the hyper-nori and hyper-konbu groups’ livers were heavier than groups that did not receive seaweed in their diets. Additionally, plasma cholesterol experienced a statistically significant increase in groups who were fed diets with added cholesterol, and a significant decrease in groups that were fed diets with seaweed. The authors found that the hyper-nori group experienced the least hypocholesterolaemic effects. This may be a result of the fact that the nori diet contained more soluble fiber than the konbu and control diets (Bocanegra et al., 700).

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To Our Community

Acupuncture Atlanta is committed to providing quality care and helping you stay healthy in this environment defined by a new normal. Acupuncture at its core is a preventative modality and our practitioners are here to work with you and design a treatment plan that is suitable for your specific needs.

The clinic resumed treatments on May 7th with limited hours and new guidelines, and we are slowly working towards full-time hours. Please check the Book Appointment page for available days and time slots, or call us. 

We will also be taking extra protective measures to ensure the safety of our patients and staff:

·      All visitors musk wear a mask entering the building, checking in and waiting in the lobby. No exceptions.

·      We are providing disinfectant wipes and hand sanitizers for all guests to use in several areas.

·      Each treatment room has a HEPA filter with a built-in UV-C air sanitizer (also used in hospital settings.)

·      Practitioners will wear protective masks and/or gloves.

·      Use of disposable paper sheets or change out sheets in between each patient.

·      Treatment tables and other surfaces will be sanitized after each patient.

·      We try to minimize the number of people waiting in the front lobby - your practitioner may ask you to wait in the car until the room is ready.

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