Tag: "diet" at biology news
UC Riverside biochemists develop technology to increase Vitamin C in plants
...y. This amount can be obtained through a balanced diet
that emphasizes fresh green leafy vegetables and c...oods are often not sufficiently represented in the diet
and up to 30% of the population fail to achieve the RDA for this vitamin. "Some studies have indicat...
Experimental Biology 2003 meets in San Diego April 11-15
...er ASNS sessions report advances in topics such as diet
in cancer; nutrigenetics/nutrigenomics; nutrition and exercise; nutrition, host defense and infectious diseases; cognitive function and nutrition; challenges to optimizing bone health in infants and children; aging and nutrition; functional foods and...
American Dietetic Association urges Congress to increase the role of nutrition education in schools
... and complements the ability to select a healthful diet
with foods that are served in the school nutrition programs. "Clearly children, parents and teachers need resources to deal with the issues of healthy weight," Borra said. "The school setting is a logical focal point of what should be a comprehensive...
Eating eggs may protect against breast cancer
... There is much speculation about the links between diet
and breast cancer. It is well known, for example, ...o establish a clearer picture of the links between diet
and breast cancer....
Discovery may lead to first medical treatment for Celiac disease
...c disease who don't maintain a strict, gluten-free diet
have a greater chance of developing one of several forms of cancer, particularly intestinal lymphoma. Other long-term complications include anemia, diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism, osteoporosis, seizures and peripheral neuropathy. About Zengen,...
Methane and mini-horses: Fossils reveal effects of global warming
...ity and reproduce, and it's trying to do that on a diet
that's difficult to digest and not very nutritious, it's not surprising that it would evolve to be smaller. And it's also not surprising that when times are good again and carbon dioxide levels are lower and plants grow like they normally should, tha...
Why we are what we eat: New links between our biology and food choices
...huk of Yale University. And, new insights into how diet
has adapted to the course of human evolution have ...nd the Tibetan Highlanders, for example, both have diet
very high in fat and low in fruits and vegetables, but don't have particularly high rates of heart d...
Innovative research with pythons offers new insights into the body's digestive processes
(February 3, 2003) - Bethesda, MD - Your diet
is primarily high protein, consisting of a wide ra...ave now adopted the high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet
popularized by Dr. Robert Atkins. The high protein diet
described belongs to the Burmese python and...
Fasting forestalls Huntington's disease in mice
...al study* is the first to suggest that a change in diet
can influence the course of Huntington's disease. ...udy, HD mice maintained on an intermittent fasting diet
during adulthood developed clinical signs of the disease about 12 days later than Huntington's mice ...
Family history doesnt predict colon cancer genes, behavior
...r an individual has a colon cancer-related gene or diet
or medication risk factors, Keku and colleagues conclude.There was no significant difference in how often individuals with a family history participated in colon cancer screenings compared with those who did not have a family history, although regula...
Research sheds light on why protein-rich diets aid weight loss
...e first time how and why a moderately high protein diet
may be the best for losing weight. The new finding...of the calories consumed." The study group's daily diet
consisted of nine to 10 ounces of meat, including at least seven beef meals per week, three servings...
Soft drinks, teens and cavities
...ith water or chew sugarless gum Consume a balanced diet
with more dairy products How Cavities Form Tooth decay occurs when your teeth are frequently exposed to foods containing carbohydrates (starches and sugars) like soda pop, candy, cakes, and even fruits and juices. Natural bacteria live in your m...
Fast-paced lifestyle helps to erode teens teeth
...re are two devastating oral affects of teens' poor diet
that can not be reversed later in life," explains ...itionally, the phosphoric acid in most regular and diet
cola drinks limits calcium absorption and has a direct influence on bone density. By age 16, girls ...
Stuart research funds generating dividends for veterinary medicine
... the next step in finding the relationship between diet
and colic, he added. In a related part of the work, researchers determined that the most effective laxative for increasing the water content of the colon is the rapid oral administration of an electrolyte solution which is similar to the electrolyte ...
Female hormones found to protect against harmful effects of fructose
...previous research has demonstrated that a fructose diet
can lead to insulin resistance and hypertension, p...arify the effect of a high-carbohydrate (fructose) diet
in both male and female rats on the development of hyperinsulinemia, insulin resistance, and hypert...
Field Museum uncovers evidence behind man-eating; revises legend of its infamous man-eating lions
...are aged or have damaged teeth, limiting them to a diet
of slow-footed humans. Their review shows that problem lions, including man-eaters, are typically sub-adult or prime-ages males without documented injury. In fact the researchers have even used forensic techniques to analyze the last meals of the ma...
UT Southwestern researchers develop new model for understanding obesity, diabetes
...t 300,000 deaths annually are attributable to poor diet
and inactivity, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Nearly 70 percent of cardiovascular disease cases are related to obesity. The American Diabetes Association reports about 17 million people suffer from...
NIH to host conference on dietary supplement use in the elderly
...l as a dietary substance for use to supplement the diet
by increasing the total dietary intake. The amount of scientific data available on safety and efficacy of dietary supplements varies enormously, ranging from folklore to facts. For some supplements, recommended levels for the elderly have been establ...
New study ties moderate beer drinking to lower heart attack risk
...me studies suggest that lifestyle factors, such as diet
and exercise, may help account for some of the association between lower heart disease risk and drinking. Until this association between alcohol and lower heart disease risk is clarified, people who choose to drink alcohol are advised to do so in mo...
A new study sheds light on how the tongue restores its ability to taste following surgery
...ch events is unknown because the sodium-restricted diet
was always instituted immediately after sectioning...onse alterations, it is necessary to know when the diet
has its influence. The Study Against this backdrop, Lynnette Phillips McCluskey from the Departme...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10