Tag: "milk" at biology news
The science of the scoop: Wheat proteins for ice cream?
... the matrix of fat particles must be stabilized by milk
proteins to prevent the fat from clumping together. The other component of the emulsion is a solution of sugar-water, from which the ice crystals form during freezing. The solution never freezes completely, allowing ice cream to be scooped and chewed...
New nutrition guidelines for diabetics promote emphasis on high-monounsaturated fat diet
... from whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat milk
should be included in a healthy diet. The total amount of carbohydrates in meals or snacks is more important than the source or type. Sucrose (table sugar) and sucrose-containing foods do not need to be restricted. Non-nutritive sweeteners are saf...
Experts offer the skinny on search for healthy fat
...of this good fat in their milk. "We collected the milk
fat and made cheese, butter and yogurt that has high levels of omega-3," he says. "This research is one of the ongoing projects at the Center for Enhancing Foods to Protect Health." Watkins is director of the Purdue-based center. To reduce the amount...
Exposure to toxin in certain foods could cause testicular cancer
...A containing foods such as cereals, pork products, milk
and coffee by mothers and their male children." If all this turns out to be correct, Schwartz offers several possible solutions. Public health efforts may be able to reduce exposure to ochratoxin A. Alternatively, public health efforts may reduce t...
...anies to mass-produce identical copies of the best milk
or meat producing animals for farmers. It might even be used for cloning human embryos. The chip automates the laborious process of nuclear transfer, the key step in cloning. At present it takes hours of painstaking work with a microscope to remove...
Nexia and US Army spin the worlds first man-made spider silk performance fibers
...o expand the herd and females will begin producing milk
in the second quarter 2002 to provide increasing quantities of BioSteel for spinning process optimization, product development and commer-cialization....
UCLA and Finnish scientists identify genetic mutation that causes lactose intolerance
...iginal form of the gene which mutated to tolerate milk
products when early humans adopted dairy farming. This suggests that everyone was originally lactose intolerant, she added. Its an excellent example of a useful mutation in human history. Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest large amounts o...
Geophysicist studies life in the early solar system
...ravity is relatively weak. ``You don`t sterilize a milk
bottle by throwing it off your roof,`` he explains. And laboratory experiments have shown that earthly microbes, especially if hidden in cracks deep within a meteorite, can survive the harsh conditions of space at least for a few years. Of course, n...
Ohio State scientists bake heart healthy soy bread
... world is full of soy products-everything from soy milk
and soy cookies to soy candles and crayons, but nothing is as ubiquitous as bread. For Vodovotz, it became the Holy Grail - to develop an affordable product that could be happily consumed every day, last a long time, and most importantly, taste good....
Fighting the battle of the bulge in children
...at the preschool age and if we teach them to drink milk
over soda and eat peanuts over chips, then we're setting a pattern for life."...
Canadian researchers find cancer suspect from grilled meat in human milk
... few suspected mammary carcinogens found in breast milk
that is almost exclusively associated with grilled...s detected. Unexpectedly, no PhIP was found in the milk
sample from one of the meat-eaters, says Josephy. Individual differences or differences in the type ...
Ritalin may cause long-lasting changes in brain-cell function, UB researchers find
... as an animal model, they gave one group sweetened milk
containing a relatively high dose of methylphenidate (20 mg/kg). Considering the differences in metabolism between rats and humans, this is comparable approximately to a dose on the high end of the range that is used therapeutically, Baizer said. ...
Kansas State University nutrition research finds: Eggs have a lipid that lowers cholesterol absorption
...higher quality protein than protein found in meat, milk
or fish. Furthermore, egg is a significant source of vitamins A and E, and B vitamins, B-6, B-12 and folate, which are known to lower blood levels of homocyst(e)ine, an independent risk factor for heart disease....
'Beetle Team' works out the bugs in population studies
...n your kitchen, but 10,000 flour beetles raised in milk
bottles are changing the way scientists count anim...bolium castaneum) live in old-fashioned, half-pint milk
bottles in one-quarter cup of, yes, all-purpose white flour and a pinch of dried brewer's yeast. In ...
UC Davis' first cloned calf born, succumbs three days later
..., ultimately for producing more healthful meat and milk
products." The brown and white Hereford calf was d...that have valuable qualities -- such as cows whose milk
is more nutritious or better for processing dairy foods. Cloning also could be used to genetically e...
Food allergy reactions in schools: Improvements needed to reduce and respond
...ced one or more allergic reactions in school, with milk
and peanut being the most common culprit. Symptoms ranged from skin rashes to wheezing, vomiting, diarrhea and hypotension. Fifteen percent were treated with epinephrine. "Eighteen percent is high enough that there is potential for significant impro...
Congratulations, it's a soy!: Penn researchers take a long-term look at the safety of soy-based infant formula
... any more health or reproductive problems than cow milk
formula. We have found that, in terms of sexual d...nce between children who, as infants, were fed cow milk
formula and those fed soy formula, said Brian L. Strom, MD, MPH, director of the Penn Department of ...
Worlds largest scientific society convenes regional meeting June 24-27 in Durham, N.H.
... genome Oxygenation in gasoline Tetracyclines in milk
Drug and pharmaceutical detection Human Immunode... have been found in numerous organic and inorganic milk
brands since the Food and Drug Administration established tolerance levels for milk
in July 1990. (M...
Plasma DHA declines more rapidly postpartum in lactating than in nonlactating women
...ests that DHA is selectively transferred to breast milk
during early lactation....
ASM journals tipsheet: May 2001
... A nasal spray containing bacteria from fermented milk
may be a new preventive treatment for the flu. Researchers from Japan report promising results of this new therapy in mouse models in the May 2001 issue of the journal Clinical and Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology. Probiotics are living bacteria th...
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