Tag: "diet" at biology news
Study links diabetes and colorectal cancer
...pective population study of the connection between diet
and cancer. Participants, more than 30,000 men an...n predisposing factors. For example, a high-fiber diet
and regular exercise may protect against both diseases." Previous research was prompted by scientifi...
Scientists discover way to regulate the body's energy expenditure
...RIP140 were lean and showed resistance to high fat diet
induced obesity. On average, mice without RIP140 were 20 per cent lighter compared with normal mice and accumulated between 50 and 70 per cent less fat when compared with mice with RIP140, even though their food intake was similar. ...
Researchers establish first molecular link between eating and aging
...stic reduction in carbs and calories called for by diet
dictators. The day when people can eat their favor...he lives of people, but putting them on an austere diet
just isn't feasible. "It's easy to put rodents on a spartan diet. With people it's not so easy; th...
Pharmacogenomics could replace 'trial-and-error' with science from the human genome
...s or rate of progression of the disease as well as diet
and activities such as smoking might affect treatment outcome. "Despite the enthusiasm researchers have for advancing biomedical technology and exploring the human genome, there is little willingness to incorporate pharmacogenomics into clinical tri...
Antibiotics alter GI tract microbes and increase lung sensitivity to allergens
...and vegetables, can limit fungal growth and that a diet
high in saturated fats and sugars slows the recove...ut microflora," Huffnagle adds. "The Mediterranean diet
is rich in sources of polyphenols, so it's intriguing that Mediterranean-diet countries have lower r...
Other highlights in the May 19 JNCI
... chemical's anticancer abilities by showing that a diet
that includes supplements of alpha-tocopherol, but not gamma-tocopherol, reduces two forms of genetic instability in a mouse tumor model. H. Chaim Birnboim, M.D., of the Ottawa Regional Cancer Center in Ontario, Canada, and colleagues fed alpha-tocop...
Two studies weigh in on low-carb diets
...art disease.) People with diabetes on the low-carb diet
had better control of blood sugar. At the six-mon...hia VA Medical Center. "I think a low-carbohydrate diet
is a good choice because much of our overeating has to do with consumption of too many carbohydrates...
Moderate alcohol consumption increases plasma levels of a protective hormone
...ams per day. The composition of the participants' diet
was the same during all six weeks. At the end of the six-week study, fasting blood samples were collected in the morning. The results indicate that moderate alcohol consumption can have an impact on circulating hormone levels. Plasma DHEAS levels i...
Soybeans may reduce risk of colon cancer
...d as nutrients. The new challenge for the field of diet
and health is to find out the entire spectrum of molecules that are important to health," said Merrill....
Fat fighting undermined by over active eating pacemaker
... address their weight problems by a combination of diet
and exercise. In the past people with a weight pr...as to how hard they were really trying to stick to diet
and exercise regimes. This research shows that there may indeed be very good reasons why they seem u...
Soy processing influences estrogen-dependent breast cancer growth in mice
...case, he said. A soy flour and mixed isoflavones diet
and a mixed isoflavone diet
each contained equal amounts of genistein, but differed in the amount of other bioactive components ...
Could vitamins raise levels of bad cholesterol? Animal study suggests they might
...ervational studies in normal people showing that a diet
enriched in polyunsaturated fats increases blood levels of lipid peroxides and decreases levels of VLDL and LDL." Antioxidants may still have beneficial affects on other parts of the body, says Dr. Fisher. The molecules, for example, have been...
In male monkeys, too much soy has adverse effects
... that in male monkeys, "long-term consumption of a diet
rich in soy isoflavones can have marked influences...said, "25 grams of soy protein a day, as part of a diet
low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease." Soy sales have grown fr...
Newly discovered gene controls levels of 'bad' cholesterol in mice
...heir LDL should be lowered. A lot can be done with diet
and exercise but many people also need drugs." The American Heart Association recommends that people maintain their total cholesterol level below 200 mg/dL, their LDL cholesterol below 130 mg/dL and their HDL cholesterol above 40 mg/dL. Currently, ab...
New studies show Curves Program raises metabolic rate in overweight and sedentary women
...h training and a high protein / low carb / low fat diet
actually increases REE and protects muscle, which ... control group to establish a baseline, the Curves diet
was tested against weight reduction programs similar to the American Heart Association, a diet
First study of resveratrol dietary supplement finds effect on breast and prostate cancers unlikely
... the breast or prostate gland when consumed in the diet
or as a dietary supplement. However, he adds, it is still possible that orally administered resveratrol can prevent cancers along the aerodigestive tract. It is also possible that a resveratrol sulfate conjugate detected in the circulating blood may ...
Is a single bout of exercise helpful or harmful in getting a good night's sleep?
..., DC Most weight loss experts advocate a sensible diet
and regular exercise to shed unwanted pounds. Americans are accepting that advice: low-fat meals are the staples of many diets and both sexes are now engaged in an exercise regimen. As evidence of the latter, marketing experts claim that membership g...
High-fat fast-food breakfast produces rush of inflammatory factors into blood stream, UB study finds
...ings provide strong support for adopting a healthy diet
low in fat and high in fruits and fiber to help protect against heart disease, Aljada said. ...
Vanderbilt doctors find citrus soda interacts with cyclosporine, maybe statins
...iry," Milstone said. "Is there something in Bill's diet
that was doing this?" Milstone says all transplant patients are counseled not to consume grapefruits or Mediterranean oranges because those citrus products contain a compound, called bergamottin (pronounced bur-GA-mot-tin), that blocks metabolism of ...
Newborn lambs' central heating system could aid fat busting in humans
...s at some point will have resorted to some kind of diet
to move those couple of extra stubborn pounds. But by reactivating natural brown fat we could lose weight without even trying. "Each year between two to three million newborn lambs die of hypothermia at cost of up to 100 million to the industry. Farm...
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