Tag: "dietary" at biology news
Rosemary May Have Anti-Cancer Properties
...Journal of Nutrition. The results have "profound dietary
implications," according toMilner. "We have found a spice that offers protection against a classicmodel of breast cancer," he says. Rosemary significantly inhibited the binding of a known cancer-causing agentto the DNA in the rats' mammary cells. S...
Low-Protein Diet May Reverse Kidney Disease
...Johns Hopkins study shows. The results suggest the dietary
therapy should be tried before drug treatment for ...e too much protein in their urine, yet restricting dietary
protein may help many sufferers, says Mackenzie Walser, M.D., the study's lead author and a professo...
Study Shows Songbirds Switch From Bugs To Berries To Fuel Fall Migration
...r publication in The Condor, Parrish found that a dietary
switch from insects to fruit occurred to somedegree in the majority of the 69 species sampled. Several species followeddiets that contained more than 80 percent fruit. Most migrants--the hermit thrush, red-eyed vireo and yellow-rumped warbler,for ex...
Selenium Supplements Can Reduce Cancer Rates
... to other essential nutrients. The most important dietary
sources of selenium are meats, fish and cereals; dairy products and eggs contribute significant amounts. Some nuts can also be high in selenium if they were grown in high-selenium areas. Of the 40 nutrients currently recognized as essential for human...
Eating After Exertion May Be A Key To Speeding Body's Recovery
...ion,"Layman said. "If we can shorten recovery with dietary
treatment afterexercise, then obviously we could enhance performance with it."...
Calorie Restriction Reduces Age-Related Muscle Loss
...sis. Weindruch, who co-authored the first text on dietary
restriction,an in-depth review article in Scientific American and several reports inother prestigious journals, was the first to show that even startingrodents on a controlled diet in midlife produced longer-lived, healthieranimals. A researcher at ...
Couch Potatoes, Not French Fries, May Be To Blame For Obesity
...nd much of a relationship at all between long-term dietary
changes and increasing obesity," Binkley says. The data from the grocery wholesalers showed that populations that consume convenience foods and trendy foods such as jarred peppers or black olives are less likely to be obese than groups that consume m...
Female Adolescents Need Calcium During 'Window Of Opportunity'
...ough diary products." According to Weaver, the new dietary
recommendations for calcium are the first of a new set of dietary
standards. For the first time the recommendations will be for both the United States and Canada. Six...
Vitamin C Deficit Linked To Skin Disease
...s. Possible explanationsfor the low values include dietary
insufficiency, faulty metabolism of thevitamin, im...rain of rat which,like humans, gets vitamin C from dietary
sources, the investigators found thatnormal levels of vitamin C prevented porphyrin accumulation in ...
NIH Office Of Dietary Supplements Expands Research Support
...w research grants to explore the potential role of dietary
supplements in health promotion and disease preven...ddress some of the many unanswered questions about dietary
supplements and significantly improve our understanding of the role of dietary
supplements in health...
Hormonal Changes At Puberty Can Mask High Cholesterol In Blood
...sthat focused on issues related to diet, including dietary
saturated fat andcholesterol. Parents of the remaining children received "usual care," whichincluded printed materials and notification of the children's high cholesterollevels. Over the next three years, boys and girls in the special intervention gr...
Eating Lake Ontario Fish Linked To Shorter Menstrual Cycles; Consumption May Delay Pregnancy
...ate studies that are among the first to assess the dietary
effect of low-level environmental exposure to organochlorines, heavy metals and pesticides, all recognized reproductive toxicants, on the reproductive process in humans. The studies are published in the Dec. 2 issue of the American Journal of ...
Infants, Toddlers Should Not Restrict Fat Intake, Experts Say
...little fat in their diets. They are suggesting new dietary
recommendations for children as old as age 5 and c... is focused in one direction, and that is reducing dietary
fat in all individuals," Watkins says. "But trying to adapt fat recommendations from adults to infan...
Diet, Antioxidant Status, And Smoking Habits In French Men
...mained significant afteradjustment for alcohol and dietary
intakes. Among the measured oxidative stress index... antioxidant indexes were altered independently of dietary
intakes. As inother countries, in France smokers require particular attention in terms of public hea...
Low Cholesterol? Reduced Sodium? What Do These Terms Really Mean?
...labels (reduced, low and free) in relation to four dietary
components(fat, sugar, sodium and cholesterol). Su...eption of each quantifier term was affected by the dietary
component being modified, thefood item being evaluated and the subject doing the evaluating. These r...
American Heart Association Comment: "Folate And Vitamin B6 From Diet And Supplements In Relation To Risk Of Coronary Heart Disease Among Women"
...for the general population. The currentrecommended dietary
allowance (RDA) for folate is 180 micrograms (mcg)...is method of study is valuable, the accuracyof the dietary
information is based on the unverified reporting ofparticipants," he says. "It will be important in...
Low B Vitamin Levels Common In Many People Linked To Increased Heart Disease, Stroke Risk
...peas, beans and somefruits. The daily recommended dietary
allowance is 400 micrograms (a microgram is 1 millionth of a gram). Folic acid deficiency in pregnant women has been associated with neural tube abnormalities leading to such diseases as spina bifida, a crippling birth defect. On Jan. 1, a governmen...
Good Nutrition In Childhood Can Prevent Some Cancers In Later Life
...MJ, Frankel et al examine the relationship between dietary
intake during childhood and adult mortality from c...dren aged 16 years and under, which examined their dietary
intake and traced these individuals through to adulthood. Overall, five per cent of the population s...
"Genetic Factors Influencing Cholesterol Response To Diet"
...etic factors can contribute tothese differences in dietary
response. The most well defined genetic t...ent the rise in LDL induced by increased intake of dietary
cholesterol. A much more common genetically influenced condition that can influencethe bloo...
Genetics Of Obesity And Of The Response To Chronic Overfeeding
...nd molecular basis of theresponsiveness to various dietary
regimens and of complex diseases such as humanobesity. Note to reporters: This is one of four fact sheets about the symposiumpresentation. News release also available. Contact: 214-706-1340....
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