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New study suggests Concord grape juice may provide protection against breast cancer
...elihood of contracting this disease, lifestyle and nutrition
choices may also play a role. One dietary choice t...using oxidative stress, said Dr. Keith Singletary, nutrition
professor and lead researcher at the University of Illinois. These new data suggest that anthocyanin...
Biologist traces coconut's history through DNA
...list at the Missouri Botanical Garden. Portable nutrition
The coconut played a crucial role in t...cieties today, said Olsen. As a portable source of nutrition
and water, the coconut was critical for humans to be able to voyage, establish trade routes, and co...
Chickens dieting to help Delaware waterways
...cision-making process, Dr. Ted Miller, director of nutrition
and research at Mountaire Farms Inc., in Selbyvill...even lower. Saylor has been interested in animal nutrition
since he was a boy growing up in Butler County, Pa. He always had animals, including rabbits, sheep ...
Eat fish -- especially if you drink high levels of alcohol
... (PUFA), said J. Thomas Brenna, professor of human nutrition
and of chemistry & chemical biology at Cornell University. Particularly two types, Brenna noted: the omega-6 PUFA linoleic acid (LA), also called n-6 fats, and the omega-3 PUFA linolenic acid (ALA), also called n-3 fats. "Most Americans consume ade...
UB scientist discovers novel iron-copper alliance
...ins, Ph.D., UB assistant professor of exercise and nutrition
sciences and biochemistry, discovered that when iron-absorption by cells lining the small intestine decreases during iron-deficient states, copper absorption increases. Collins now is exploring the relationship between these two trace minerals throug...
Fat horses face health problems
...ance animals, he said. We can see with increased nutrition
and lack of exercise how these animals could drift toward being overweight, he said. This research project remains underway, and has laid the groundwork for a series of provocative new studies. The researchers are now focusing more specifically on...
Highlights from the July 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...rates that a great deal can be gained by expanding nutrition
education with respect to moderation and choosing ... pronounced among African-American girls. Food and nutrition
professionals should focus their counseling efforts on improving diets of young girls, particularly ...
UD awarded $11M for osteoarthritis research and unique mentoring program for women scientists
...neering in the College of Engineering, and health, nutrition
and exercise sciences in the College of Health Sciences. Researchers from Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children and the Kessler Medical Rehabilitation Research and Education Corporation will serve as collaborators. What we have at UD that's really...
ASU research shows connection between testosterone, dietary antioxidants and bird coloration
...it is worth considering the implications for human nutrition
and health. If testosterone is having immunosuppressive effects in human men, perhaps they too could benefit from increased carotenoid intake, say, by eating more corn, he said. This study certainly opens the door for future work on nutritional...
Boosting key milk nutrients may protect against cancer
...ealth potential, said lead author Dr Joan Lappe, a nutrition
researcher from Creighton University in Omaha. By choosing vitamin-D rich foods like milk and taking a supplement Americans can help improve their vitamin D levels and potentially impact their cancer risk. Milk is the primary source of calcium and...
Plants that produce more vitamin C may result from UCLA-Dartmouth discovery
...id, "because we now have a chance to improve human nutrition
and to increase the resistance of plants to oxidative stress. Plants may grow better with more vitamin C, especially with more ozone in the atmosphere due to pollution." Carole Linster, a UCLA postdoctoral fellow in chemistry and biochemistry and l...
HIV in breast milk killed by flash-heating, new study finds
...odies, other anti-infective agents and the optimal nutrition
found in breast milk. This study shows that an eas...id Dr. Caroline Chantry, a pediatrician and infant nutrition
researcher with UC Davis Children's Hospital, and co-author of the paper. "Here we have access to sa...
Nutrition and heredity are genetically linked
...nthesizes DNA), two key functions in the fields of nutrition
and heredity, are tightly linked. The results appear in the May 16th issue of the online, peer-reviewed, open-access journal PLoS ONE. The discovered link involves the activity of a small region of the central carbon metabolism (the terminal reacti...
Journal details how global warming will affect the world's fisheries
...ivity, not the least from the perspective of human nutrition
and underdeveloped societies," writes Rognvaldur Hannesson, of the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, in the issues introduction. "Fisheries, due to their primitive nature, are among the human activities most exposed to climat...
Soy estrogens and breast cancer: Researcher offers overview
...g to University of Illinois food science and human nutrition
professor William Helferich, is, "It depends." He reviews the science linking breast cancer, soy and dietary supplements that contain soy phytoestrogens this month at a conference on "Diet and Optimum Health" sponsored by the Linus Pauling Institut...
Scientists develope a new model of artificial canine skin
...tnoma de Barcelona, in cooperation with the animal nutrition
company Affinity Petcare, have developed an artificial cellular model which faithfully reproduces the characteristics of dogs skin and which will allow, therefore, the carrying out of various lines of research related to skin biology and pathology wi...
100 percent juice not associated with overweight in children
...t or at risk for overweight. Dr. Nicklas, a child nutrition
researcher at the USDA Childrens Nutrition Research Center at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, found that 100 percent juice consumption also did not decrease the amount of milk consumed in childrens diets, which appears to be a common misco...
Einstein's Dr. Vern Schramm elected to the National Academy of Sciences
... State College. He then earned a Masters degree in nutrition
from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in the mechanism of enzyme action from the Australian National University. He returned to the U.S. for his postdoctoral training, serving as a research associate at the NASA Ames Research Center. He then joined Tem...
$4.4 million NIH grant renews Echinacea and St John's wort research at Iowa State
... distinguished professor of food science and human nutrition
at Iowa State. "In studying the nine different species of Echinacea, we found some species work better than others," Birt said. "This suggests that it will be possible to get an improved preparation that will enhance the supplement's benefit to hum...
72 new members chosen by academy
...ER, Pamela J.; professor of food science and human nutrition
and distinguished professor of biochemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing GABRIELSE, Gerald; Leverett Professor of Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. GINSBURG, David; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and James ...
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