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Over 4700 Technical Sessions Will Reveal New Findings At National Chemists' Meeting In Dallas, March 29 - April 2
...rities in chemistry Chemical patents related to chocolate
and toys Tributyltin compounds in the aquatic environment Causes of smog & ozone in major world cities, such as Paris, Mexico City andJohannesburg The role of atmospheric chemistry in the global warming debate Beef flavor and fat composi...
Smithsonian Institution Convenes Experts To Discuss Cocoa's Future
...merican Cocoa Research Institute and the cocoa and chocolate
industry. The workshop was developed by the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, a leader in examining the relationship between human land management and biological conservation, and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, which has promoted basi...
Fat Is Back, Healthy Diets Need Fat
...es and fruit, dieters are making the most of meat, chocolate
and ice cream. The latest diets for weight loss have skipped starches in favor of more protein and fat, but all is not lost. "Diversity and variety contribute as much to diet quality as does low fat content,'' Drewnowski said. "A monotonous diet of...
Chocolate Treats Can Land Racehorse Trainers In Trouble
... We would advise that trainers avoid feeding chocolate
to racehorses,said Richard Sams, professor o...e fed the horse caused the positive findings. The chocolate
in a vending machine bag of peanut M&Ms®contains six milligrams of caffeine and about ...
Cocoa And Chocolate Experts Convene To Discuss Sustainable Cocoa Production
...or futuregenerationsof both cocoa bean farmers and chocolate
lovers everywhere. The American Cocoa Research Institute (ACRI), an arm of the ChocolateManufacturers Association, will play a key role in the conference as a leadingorganization behind sustainability efforts. The four-day program includes ...
Chocolate: Potential Health Benefits
...e. Research suggests the beneficial compounds in chocolate
andcocoa may be equivalent to those in red wine and tea, and even greater thanthosefound in various fruits and vegetables. Speakers: Naomi Osakabe, Functional Foods Research Labs, Nagoya, Japan Peter Schieberle (tentative), Technical University of ...
Tip Sheet: Health Benefits Of Caffeinated Beverages
...s and Skin Cancer -Cacao liquor, an ingredient of chocolate
and cocoa, contains antioxidativepolyphenolic subs...eric procyanidins that contribute to the flavor of chocolate
and cocoa,may also have potential cardiovascular benefits, according to this study. (M&M/Mars, Inc.,...
Coffee Without Addiction, Possible New Treatment For Osteoporosis, Wrinkle-Free Cotton, And More
...andcarcinogenesis will be explored. Cocoa and hot chocolate
also are examined forpossible cardiovascular health benefits. An Improved Form of Ritalin, With New Uses: Researchers will report on a newand more effective form of this drug for hyperactivity and attention deficitdisorder, promising smaller doses...
Chemistry of alcoholism, vitamin C and stress addiction antibodies, futurefoods, preventing brain cell death, children's environmental health risks
...itutes inchocolate ice cream affected the taste of chocolate
ice cream. (See page 66,AGFD 97, 11 a.m., Wednesday, August 25, Convention Center, Room 210.)...
Saturated fats: The very bad,the not-so-bad and the benign
...ng editorial by William Connor dashes the hopes of chocolate
lovers who had recently been encouraged by researc...earic acid as a "safe" form of saturated fat , and chocolate
lovers are better off seeking saturated-fat-free alternatives. Hu FB et al. Dietary saturated fa...
Register now for the 2000 AAAS Annual Meeting
...d its possibilities for the future new studies on chocolate
clinical trials on homocysteine, the "new cholesterol" new techniques to find landmines results of early intervention in child development implications of the decline in honeybees genome strategies for advantageous, rapid evolution changes in cri...
Delving into the nanoscopic
...00--Ever tried determining what's inside a layered chocolate
cake without slicing it? Now, how about tackling a similar task, yet on a nanometer-scale. For decades, thinking big has frequently meant pursuing smaller and smaller goals. Take ultrathin films for instance. Often less than 10-15 nanometers in wid...
Bilbies invade central Australia
...The Foundation for Rabbit-Free Australia developed chocolate
Easter Bilbies to draw attention to this charming native marsupial, and the extent to which it has declined through competition with feral animals. Removing these introduced pests from the Arid Zone Recovery site has proved the point. "We have had no...
Polyphenolic compound found in chocolate may protect against coronary disease
... Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Schramm et al. fed chocolate
to a group of volunteers to test the hypothesis th...ubjects consumed 37 g of high- and low-procyanidin chocolate
in treatments separated by 1 week. After 2 hours, plasma concentrations of a procyanidin metabolite...
A little chocolate for a healthy heart
...th Letter, two recent studies have found that some chocolate
products contain high levels of antioxidant flavon...in the harmful kind of cholesterol. Good news for chocolate
lovers -- these flavonoids may help protect arteries and prevent heart disease. And if you like dark...
UW researchers show that the human genome is helpless in the face of chocolate
...kers might prevent some women from enjoying bitter chocolate
or bitter espresso coffee. Dr. Adam Drewnowski, di...as in mochaccinos or latts." Drewnowski said. "And chocolate
is the classic combination of complex bitter flavors, sweetness and fat." Genetic taste markers...
Worlds largest scientific society convenes regional meeting October 10-13 in Lincoln, Neb.
...2 Noon Improved methods to detect allergens in chocolate
and baked goods are also leading to better sanitary procedures in the food industry. (Steve Taylor, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Department of Food Science and Technology, 402-472-2833) Determining background concentrations for chemicals i...
Fatty food triggers taste buds, new research finds
...Ind. It wasn't your imagination that the fat-free chocolate
chip cookie dough ice cream didn't taste as good as the creme de la creme version, despite what the label said. Your no-guilt taste treat was indeed lacking in taste. Contrary to current scientific dogma, fat does have taste after all, according to P...
Battle of the sexes leads to evolutionary arms race
Boxes of chocolate
and Valentine cards won't get you far in the animal world where courting is considerably tougher than it is for humans. New research by evolutionary biologists from the University of Toronto and the University of Uppsala in Sweden confirm earlier bel...
Battle of the sexes leads to a biological arms race
Boxes of chocolate
and Valentine cards wont get you far in the animal world, where courting is considerably tougher. New research confirms earlier beliefs: an evolutionary battle of the sexes can lead to a biological arms race between males and females. We all know th...