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Calorie Restriction Reduces Age-Related Muscle Loss
Researchers at UW-Madisonhave found that limiting calorie
intake later in life can stall some of themuscle d...uscle. "We were surprised to find that initiating calorie
restriction solate in an animal's life could reduce the muscle changes that occurregularly with agin...
Low Cholesterol? Reduced Sodium? What Do These Terms Really Mean?
...ach component andthe % Daily Value assuming a 2000 calorie
per day diet. However, many consumersdo not read nutritional food labels (Feick, Herrmann and Warland, 1986; Kessler,1991). Even those who do read them often do not have the expertise to comprehendmany aspects of the labels. Simple nutritional claims...
Eating Less Fat At One Meal May Lead To Higher Fat Intake Later
...nks without theadded carbohydrates increased total calorie
consumption throughout the restof the day. For e... the higher-fat shakes would decrease theiroverall calorie
intake at other meals. While that occurred over the firstfew days of the study, the students adapte...
UCSF Finding Offers Insight Into Way Genes Regulate Aging And Life Span
...As with C. elegans, when rats and mice are fed low calorie
diets they livelonger than normal, and the first response they have on the molecular level is adrop in insulin levels. The equivalent of the daf-2 gene in humans produces thecell receptor for insulin and insulin-like growth factor (IGF), which plays...
Purdue Study: Calcium May Curb Weight Gain In Young Women
..."Our study is the first to show that, when overall calorie
consumption isaccounted for, calcium not only help...ys. "When we looked at the data for the women with calorie
intakesof more than 1,900, we found that the calories take over, and any potentialbenefits of weight...
$6.75 Million to extend primate studies of diet and aging
...beingconducted in several groups of primates whose calorie
intake for the pastfive to 10 years has been reduc...e people may be highly motivated to restrict their calorie
intakebecause their genes may predispose them to diseases which are prevented bycalorie restriction ...
All fats are not created equal: Some fats may protect the heart
...ton emphasizes the importance of controlling total calorie
intake toavoid weight gain in individuals with diabetes, a disease that occurs when thebody makes insulin but cannot use it efficiently. The number of people affectedby the disease is expected to rise as the population ages. "This is especially impor...
Reduce calories, stave off hunger with water-rich foods -- not water
...educing calories, eating water-rich foods canlower calorie
intake." Rolls and her research team have ...not the only water-rich food that can helpdecrease calorie
intake. She says that previous research by her group has shownthat by consuming other water-rich foo...
Men more sensitive than women to fat-reduced label
...nacks regardless of the labeling or actual fat and calorie
content of their lunch. Women rated the lunches...rition, says, "Even though we expected the fat and calorie
conscious females to be more responsive to written and verbal cues, it was the males who paid attent...
Feel full on fewer calories
...ot the only water-rich food that can help decrease calorie
intake, says Rolls. She says her group's research ...ra tomatoes and mushrooms to increase bulk but not calorie
content. Pasta salad bulked up with zucchini, carrots and other veggies, which have a high water con...
Up to one-third of all cancer cases may be prevented by healthy diets and exercise, notes FANSA
...dance with the USDA Food Guide Pyramid. Avoid high calorie
foods with little nutritional value. Choose activities that involve moderate or vigorous exercise. Limit or abstain from alcohol intake. The FANSA statement, which can be viewed at www.faseb.org/ascn/fansa12-99.htm , is the first step in a nation...
Penn State researcher says energy density should be listed on nutrition facts label
...consumers to compare, and select foods that reduce calorie
intake but still provide satisfaction. "I want ...rs putting effort into producing more tasty, lower calorie
foods that don't cost more," she adds. "People will spontaneously reduce their calorie
intake if you...
Gene responsible for aging found in yeast
...he secret to slowing the aging process in yeast is calorie
restriction and have also identified the gene invo...model for aging that is universal and explains how calorie
restriction extends life span," says Dr. Guarente. "We believe that these studies could lead to the...
Foods puffed up with air can aid weight management
...estions, based on Rolls's research, for decreasing calorie
intake while remaining full and satisfied. The Pen...ensity food, contains only one-quarter cup. A 100 calorie
serving of grapes, a low-energy density, high-water content food, contains one and two thirds cups. ...
Researchers zero in on first drug that may be helpful in treating common liver disease
...r, the researchers found that modestly restricting calorie
intake did little to improve the fatty liver problem in these mice. To investigate how metformin worked, Diehl and her colleagues examined tissue and blood samples collected post mortem and discovered that mice who had taken the drug had lower leve...
Energy-restricted diets shown to be best for improving lipid profiles
...eks each: 1) a typical Western diet without fat or calorie
restriction, 2) a low-fat diet with no restriction of calories, 3) a low-fat and calorie-restricted diet, and 4) a low-calorie diet with no fat restriction. Body weight decreased with all of the diets, and the greatest loss (3.6 kg average) resulted ...
New tools for health care providers and the public to combat overweight and obesity
...site is the ultimate "cyber" tool for devising low calorie
meals an interactive menu planner. The menu plan...lated for you. "Its easy and it actually makes calorie
counting fun," said Donato who suggested consumers try the site during March National Nutrition Mon...
Breast-fed babies less likely to be overweight children, teens
...he results for age, gender, sexual maturity, total calorie
intake, physical activity, time watching television, mothers body mass index, and other social, economic and lifestyle factors known to influence weight. In this study, breast-feeding includes women who fed infants breast milk extracted from breast ...
Both genetics and diet influence cholesterol levels
...e researchers to show that factors such as fat and calorie
intake also have an environmental association with total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein and low-density lipoprotein levels, although this accounts for a smaller proportion of the differences among individuals. While the results of this study a...
New nutrition guidelines for diabetics promote emphasis on high-monounsaturated fat diet
...-fat intake should account for 60 to 70 percent of calorie
intake, and 15 to 20 percent of caloric intake should come from protein. Carbohydrate food sources recommended by the panel include whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat milk. Olive, canola and peanut oils, as well as avocados and some nuts, a...
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