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Nutrition Study Reshapes Strategies For Athletes
A sports nutrition
program developed at The University of Arizona in ...gwith Linda K. Houtkooper, associate specialist in nutrition
sciences. Houtkooper has developed this new training program over several years withmany of the wom...
Component In Soy Products May Be Substitute For Estrogen Treatment
...MPAIGN, Ill. -- Soy protein used for six months by nutrition
scientistsin a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet for 66 postmenopausal women increasedbone-mineral density, providing evidence that a key compound in soy products-- isoflavones -- could be a substitute for estrogen treatment. The findings were presented...
Selenium Supplements Can Reduce Cancer Rates
...having the longest history of research in selenium nutrition
research in the world. "This is the first time anyone has shown that any single nutrient can result in such a reduction in cancer risk. The fact that we saw a pattern in lower incidence and mortality rates across all the clinics gives us even great...
Teens Shop "Healthy", But Trust Label Claims Too Much
... "fat-free," "low cholesterol" front-of-the-label nutrition
claims, a Penn State study has found. Christin...er adviser Dr. Cheryl L. Achterberg, professor of nutrition
and director of the Penn State Nutrition Center, found that a "health reason" was the second most c...
Experts: Public Will Accept Irradiation In Wake Of Meat Recall
...tension Service assistant director and a foods and nutrition
specialist. "Irradiation is one more safety precaution. It's not in lieu of other safety precautions, such as proper cooking, but irradiation destroys the organism before it reaches the consumer." Richard Linton, Purdue Extension specialist in food...
New "Wonder Peanut" Beats Olive Oil In Healthful Benefits
...cause of death for women over 40. Yet in a 1995 UF nutrition
study, the new peanut's chemistry, in conjunction ...menopausal women. That study, conducted by UF/IFAS nutrition
professor Rachel Shireman and graduate student Dawn O'Byrne, showed significant reductions in serum ...
Cornell Text On International Nutrition
...nd malnutrition and discuss international food and nutrition
issues, Michael Latham, M.D., professor of interna...tion [FAO]of the United Nations, 1997, $52). "Good nutrition
is a basic human right for all of humankind; that one-fifth of the developing world does not have ad...
Purdue Research Shows Omega-3S Benefit Bone
...eir presence in those foods that has prompted some nutrition
experts to recommend that people eat fish once or twice a week to decrease heart disease. Watkins, who also presented his research this month in Cincinnati at the 19th annual meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, found that b...
Many Dog Foods About Equal In Nutritional Value, Researchers Say
...imal scientist George C. Fahey, who has studiedpet 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 hours an...
National Laboratory Known For Environmental Technology Directing Attention On Solving Agriculture And Food Processing Problems
...ll not address agriculture practices,food science, nutrition
or other areas that historically have been strengths ofland grant universities. "We want to bring additional research resources tothis region, not take away from work that already is being done by WashingtonState University and other entities," Lemo...
Iron Deficiency Increases Likelihood Of Bone Fractures
...d States. Denis Medeiros, professor of human nutrition
at Ohio State, led thestudy, which appeared in a recent issue of the Journalof Trace Elements in Experimental Medicine . Medeiros and his fellowresearchers found that laboratory rats who were fed an iron-deficient dietshowed evidence of weakened ...
Infants, Toddlers Should Not Restrict Fat Intake, Experts Say
...University, and Bernhard Hennig, professor of cell nutrition
at the University of Kentucky, say that children under age 5 -- especially infants -- are getting too little fat in their diets. They are suggesting new dietary recommendations for children as old as age 5 and changes in the makeup of infant formulas...
Low Cholesterol? Reduced Sodium? What Do These Terms Really Mean?
..., Miami, Florida The FDA has regulated food label nutrition
claims such as "reduced sodium" and"low fat" since it began enforcing the Nutritional Label and Education Act in1994. However, there has yet been no quantitative evidence that the FDA'sdefinitions of these quantifier terms correspond to consumers' pe...
Good Nutrition In Childhood Can Prevent Some Cancers In Later Life
...at their results confirm the importance of optimal nutrition
during childhood, particularly in light of current concerns about excess food intake in relation exercise. Note: The authors highlight that the effect was limited to cancers not related to smoking. Contact: Professor Stephen Frankel, Professor of E...
Not Just What You Eat That Affects Risk For Heart Disease And Stroke; Your Genes Influence How Much Damage High-Fat Diet Causes
...yrecognized scientists in research on genetics and nutrition
in cardiovasculardisease: Claude Bouchard, M.D., ...theAmerican Heart Association's national volunteer nutrition
committee. Research on the interaction of genes and diet also may help explain theoften puzzlin...
Studies Underscore Link Between Nutrition And Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers
...ic literature dealing with therelationship between nutrition
and these nonmelanoma cancers here today (Feb.27, 1998) at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology anddiscussed the role of nutritional factors in treating patients at risk. The majority of nonmelanoma skin cancers are basal...
American Heart Association Comment: Sodium Reduction And Weight Loss In The
Treatment Of Hypertension In Older Persons
... saysTheodore Kotchen, M.D., a member of the AHA's nutrition
committee. "We knowthat a diet in high in sodium content and obesity each can lead to higher bloodpressure, which can in turn lead to heart attack or stroke." The TONE study -- funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute -- is acontrolle...
Butterfly Wings, Beetle Horns Teach Biologists Basic Lesson In Development's Laws
... instead contains a fat body thatprovides the only nutrition
for the developing adult animal, making the resultsof competition far more clear-cut. "Such competition would be more difficult to detect in organisms suchas mammals that grow continuously with continuous feeding," he said. "In suchcases, t...
New Recommended Intake Of Folate, Other B Vitamins, And Choline To Be Announced At April 7 Briefing
...bersLynn Bailey, professor, food science and human nutrition
department, Universityof Florida, Gainesville; and Robert Russell, professor, department of medicineand nutrition, Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, TuftsUniversity, Boston. Copies will be available to reporters beginning at noon ...
Study Finds Russian Women, Children Not Getting Enough Iron In Their Diets
..." said Dr. Martin Kohlmeier, research professor of nutrition
at theUNC-CH schools of public health and medicine...). Kohlmeier and his wife Lenore, alsoprofessor of nutrition
and epidemiology, led the iron research. Co-authors areDr. Michelle Mendez and Hrishikesh Chakrabort...
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