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Rosemary May Have Anti-Cancer Properties
... diet. "It suggests that people who eat high-fat diets
will actually get themost benefit from rosemary," ... block the protection that rosemary offered, while diets
highin unsaturated fats were more beneficial. Milner has already published a number of studies dem...
Low-Protein Diet May Reverse Kidney Disease
...e five people have resumed normal or nearly normal diets
and have remained in remission or near remission f...nts shouldn't be given severely protein-restricted diets
needs to be reconsidered." Hopkins researchers plan to repeat the study with a larger number of pati...
Selenium Supplements Can Reduce Cancer Rates
...eagues of Combs' reported in 1995 that animals fed diets
high in selenium had 50 percent fewer tumors than those fed diets
of average selenium content. Combs is not recommending the use of oral supplements of selenium; howe...
Overweight Cats Risk Disease And Premature Death, Cornell Study Finds
...mals to begin with. Cats eating some prescription diets
for conditions other than weight are more likely t... be overweight. That is because many prescription diets
contain more calories in the same volume of food that the cat is accustomed to eating, Scarlett said...
Calorie Restriction Reduces Age-Related Muscle Loss
...rcent) restricteddiets. Young rats on unrestricted diets
also were included in the study. Analysis of the tissue showed that fiber numbers were preserved inthe highly restricted, old animals. Muscle from these rats also containedsignificantly fewer RRFs as well as COX negative activity. What's more,they h...
Finished Your Lunch? Now Eat The Wrapper
...as much starch as they need, largelybecause modern diets
exclude it. In pre-industrial societies, where peo...tion of the importance of resistant starchin human diets
marked a major shift in scientific thinking. Until very recently most scientists had believed it wa...
Plant-Based Therapies Examined For Colon Cancer Prevention
...l as reduce related deaths by half. Eating diets
rich in fruits and vegetables helps reduce the risk ofcolorectal cancer as well as deaths from the disease, according topopulation-based studies. However, the chemicals in these plants responsiblefor the anti-cancer effect are not well known. "Cert...
Many Dog Foods About Equal In Nutritional Value, Researchers Say
...diedpet nutrition for 20 years. "The premium-type diets
are oriented towardthe pet owner who can let the pet out in the morning and in the evening. Such diets
lead to small stool production, which is an ideal situationfor a person who goes off to work for 10 ...
Duke Lemurs Are Released In Madagascar
...initial period and to continue to supplement their diets
with monkeychow till they are observed to feed substantially on wild leaves and fruit,"Welch wrote. All the animals have been reported in good condition so far, he wrote,"probably in better shape than the project personnel who are exhaustedwith effo...
Iron Deficiency Increases Likelihood Of Bone Fractures
... The findings may soon call for a change in the diets
of children, teenagers,and pregnant women -- all o...This is despite the fact that the rats diets
only resultedin minor iron deficiency, similar to that among humans, said Medeiros. And ...
Infants, Toddlers Should Not Restrict Fat Intake, Experts Say
...as 5 years, all of whom may need more fat in their diets
than adults, two nutritionists say. Bruce Watkins,...ts should have comparatively high-fat diets: These diets
may lower their cholesterol when they become adults. "Blood cholesterol can come from diet, or we ca...
"Genetic Factors Influencing Cholesterol Response To Diet"
...nd that LDL reductions on low-fat, low-cholesterol diets
are greater insubjects with apoE4 than in those wi...tely in one-third of thepattern A men, the low-fat diets
resulted in a shift to the pattern B profile,without a reduction in LDL levels, and an increase, rat...
Lactose-Intolerant People Should Drink More Milk, Expert Says
...rding to Savaiano, three-fourths of all calcium in diets
in the United States come from dairy foods. Too li...ose tolerance to the point that people can consume diets
that are quite rich in calcium and in milk and experience no difference in their symptoms from eatin...
USC Study On Soy's Anti-Cancer Effects
...ELES, Mar. 4 -- Scientists have long proposed that diets
high in soy maycontribute to the lower incidence of certain cancers seen in Asian countries.Now, a University of Southern California/Norris study of genistein, an activecomponent of soy products, provides one explanation of how soy could act toprotec...
Federal Food Aid Makes Healthier Children
... families get federal food aid have much healthier diets
than low-income children whose families are not getting assistance. And federally aided children are protected from iron and zinc deficiencies, according to a new Cornell University study. What's more, the study shows, the benefits to the young chi...
Vitamin D Deficiency Appears Common In Hospital Patients
...min D levels, interviewed participants about their diets
andsun exposure, and tested blood samples for levels of vitamin D and parathyroidhormone, which plays a major role in the exchange of calcium between the bonesand the bloodstream. The results showed that 164 participants (57 percent) had vitamin D ...
Fruits And Vegetables Protect Lungs
...hat those with higher levels of vitamin C in their diets
had better lung function than others. The association of vitamin C and lung function did not differ among smokers and nonsmokers. Their China findings have been accepted for publication by the American Journal of Epidemiology . The study was s...
Fortified Drink Improves Third World Nutrition
...nts, vitamin pills or fortified foods to boost the diets
of Tanzanian children, who are commonly deficient in many nutritional areas, the researchers tried a new approach to improve Third World diets. Their goal was to see if a simple drink, made by mixing about two tablespoons of powder in a glass of wat...
Fat Is Back, Healthy Diets Need Fat
... new University of Michigan study suggests low fat diets
aren't always the most healthy. "Fat is back,'' sa...st nutrition experts continue to recommend low-fat diets
that are high in vegetables and fruit, dieters are making the most of meat, chocolate and ice cream....
Gene May Hold Key To Treating Life-Threatening Cholesterol
...gineered mice that lacked LXR-alpha, then fed them diets
high in cholesterol. Without the receptor, the cholesterol levels in the mice rose so high it destroyed liver function. In humans, excessive amounts of cholesterol cause arteriosclerosis leading to heart attacks. "Without LXR-alpha the animals comple...
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