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Highlights of the October 2004 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...ny nutrition experts say an increase in soft drink consumption
among adolescents coupled with the easy access to ..., alcohol, drugs or even coffee. "As soft drink consumption
increases among kids, so do nutritional concerns," says registered dietitian and ADA Spokesperson Pa...
Lycopene slows human prostate tumour growth in mice and combined with vitamin E is even better
...nty of vegetables and other healthy foods. Regular consumption
of supplements and fortified foods may help to obtain adequate amounts of lycopene and vitamin E, which may otherwise be difficult to obtain while maintaining a balanced diet."...
Safety of isoflavones in dietary supplements targeted by Illinois initiative
... that nutrition researchers have attributed to soy consumption
in numerous studies. The project is funded by an $8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. Leading the effort is William G. Helferich, a professor of food science and human nutrition, whose research has shown that high levels of the i...
16 APS exercise research highlights, from reduced flu mortality to proteomics & obesity
...published an article on altitude effects on oxygen consumption
in the September 2004 issue of the American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology. (See below for references.) Saltin will discuss how Krogh and Christensen "conceived and formed the field of human integrative physiology using exerc...
Indiana University, EPA to study airborne PCBs
...dreds of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fish consumption
advisories in 2003 may be the result of not only t... showing that elevated PCB levels have led to fish consumption
advisories for all five of the Great Lakes, and for many rivers and lakes in or near the Great Lakes...
Resveratrol synthase uncovered: Cyclization specificity of type III polyketide synthases
...o the health benefits associated with the moderate consumption
of red wine. The mechanism of stilbene synthesis is therefore of great pharmaceutical and medical interest. Much is already understood about the enzymatic features of type III polyketide synthases, the enzyme family that generates stilbenes, but unti...
Genetic modification of linseed produces healthier omega 3 and 6 fatty acids
... very long chain PUFA in plants, because increased consumption
of fish and fish oils is associated with other nut...ironmental problems. First, it is recommended that consumption
of many types of fish be limited due to widespread contamination with pollutants, such as heavy meta...
Folic acid vitamin use by women reaches all-time high, March of Dimes survey finds
...id daily, up from 30 percent in 2003. Daily consumption
of the B vitamin folic acid beginning before pregnancy is crucial because serious birth defects of the brain and spine known as neural tube defects (NTDs) occur in the early weeks following conception, often before a woman knows she is pregnant. ...
Blue marlin in gulf have high mercury levels, A&M study shows
...sues of aquatic creatures, especially fish. Human consumption
of fish that contain mercury can pose severe healt...e of the problem, and they may want to limit their consumption
of sport fishes caught," he adds. "We've just scratched the surface on this problem," he believes. "...
New research suggests early diet may play key role in protecting against childhood leukaemia
...hem with matched controls. "We found that regular consumption
of oranges and/or bananas during the first two years of life was associated with a reduced risk of childhood leukaemia," Kwan reports. "These findings are consistent with the protective role of fruits and vegetables observed in adult cancers." The ...
Sandia experiments may reduce possibility of future water wars
...for irrigated agriculture rather than direct human consumption
and other productive uses." Preliminary indications are that hydroponic greenhouses in New Mexico, for example, could reduce the current 800,000 acre-feet of water to 11,000 acre-feet to produce an equivalent amount (dry weight) of livestock fora...
Men from early middle ages were nearly as tall as modern people
...ight is a good way to measure the availability and consumption
of basic necessities such as food, clothing, shelter, medical care and exposure to disease," Steckel said. "Height is also sensitive to the degree of inequality between populations." The study appears in a recent issue of the journal Social Science H...
Why your knees and quads hurt more after running than walking: You're only human
...e generation at the gait transition, so the energy consumption
by those muscle groups doesn't increase substantially at the gait transition. Due to the contrast between the knee extensors and the other limb muscle groups, they identified the high forces generated by knee extensors as the primary reason for the h...
Genes can influence both alcohol consumption and dependence
and alcohol dependence are closely related, but...hers affect only dependence. Even though alcohol consumption
and alcohol dependence are closely related, the causes of susceptibility to the two are not neces...
You are what you eat: New insight into autophagy
...urvival. Autophagy, literally gaining nutrition by consumption
of one's own tissues, is a normal response to starvation in which portions of a cell are sequestered and digested so that the breakdown products can be used as a nutrient source. Now, adding to information about autophagy in single-celled organisms, ...
New hypoxic event found off Oregon coast
...lants, which ultimately sink and decay, leading to consumption
of even more of the remaining oxygen in the water. "Hypoxic conditions such as this have been documented in other nearshore upwelling ocean regions of the world," said Jack Barth, a professor of oceanography at OSU, "but never on the central Oregon c...
Study links high carbohydrate diet to increased breast cancer risk
...ary patterns in Mexico are characterized by higher consumption
of carbohydrates and lower intake of fat and animal protein than those in more affluent western countries. The team of researchers from the Instituto de Salud Pblica in Cuernavaca, Mexico, and the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, suggests...
Education, monitoring vital for sport-fish eaters
...d assist people in maximizing the benefits of fish consumption
while minimizing the health risks." The researcher...above the accepted normal range. However, some had consumption
levels that necessitated counselling on exposure reductions strategies. Researchers also divided spo...
Ecologist calls for creation of an international panel to assess human behavior
... reserves, limiting population growth and wasteful consumption
- and actions the rest of society, and especially politicians, are willing to take,'' he said. ''To oversimplify, the scientific community has known for decades that humanity was on the wrong course, but its counsel has fallen largely on deaf ears,'...
Parents are top influence on soft-drink consumption among kids
...oft drinks on a regular basis may relax soft drink consumption
rules and restrictions for their kids. Approxi...ly drink regular, not diet soft drinks. Soft drink consumption
was higher among boys compared with girls and intake increased with age. Ninety-six percent of ...
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