Tag: "consumption" at biology news
New study suggests Concord grape juice may provide protection against breast cancer
...ke red wine. And so, with the link between alcohol consumption
and breast cancer causing concern for some women, drinking 100 percent grape juice made from Concord grapes can help your heart and perhaps your breast health....
New studies on goats' milk show it is more beneficial to health than cows' milk
...earcher, all these conclusions reveal that regular consumption
of goats milk a natural food with highly benefici...indings obtained in rats and to promote goats milk consumption
both in the general population and in the population affected by nutritional ferropenic anaemia and ...
Females more prone to brain damage from alcohol abuse
...Everyone should be concerned about chronic alcohol consumption
and severe intoxication, but females may be more vulnerable." This data is "consistent with some controversial human studies that suggest that females do develop more brain damage than male alcoholics." Future studies, including one funded by the V...
Other highlights in the July 24 JNCI
...eased prostate cancer risk in general. But greater consumption
of dark green and cruciferous vegetables, especial...isease may be primary prevention through increased consumption
of broccoli, cauliflower, and possibly spinach, the authors write. Contact: Victoria Kirsh, Vicki...
Eat fish -- especially if you drink high levels of alcohol
...thors wanted to investigate what influence alcohol consumption
might have on EFA imbalance in the Western diet. ... from 4,168 adults who self-reported their alcohol consumption
as part of the 2001-2002 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Participants were also i...
1 in 4 NYC adults has elevated blood mercury levels
...ant part of a healthy diet, and that moderate fish consumption
has many health benefits. For most people, frequent fish consumption
is not a concern, said Daniel Kass, the Health Departments Assistant Commissioner for Environmental ...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 11, 2007
...kly publication. Other research has suggested that consumption
of flavonoids may protect against cancer, heart di...he research focused on tomatoes because per capita consumption
in the United States is so high, second only to potatoes. Researchers analyzed organic and conventio...
FDA finds no strong link between tomatoes and reduced cancer risk
...l studies have reported an association between the consumption
of tomatoes or lycopene, an antioxidant that gives...y limited evidence for associations between tomato consumption
and reduced risk of prostate, ovarian, gastric, and pancreatic cancers. Based on this assessment, th...
Study shows cane sugar, corn sweeteners have similar effects on appetite
...have similar effects on hunger, fullness, and food consumption
at lunch. According to the study, which appears in the July issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, this may be because sucrose (table sugar) in beverages splits into glucose and fructose molecules, such as are present in high-fructose c...
Study finds Western-style 'meat-sweet' diet increases risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women
...y to increase breast cancer risk, Tseng said. Low consumption
of a western dietary pattern plus successful weight control may protect against breast cancer in a traditionally low-risk Asian population that is poised to more broadly adopt foods characteristic of western societies. ...
Consumption of small amounts of dark chocolate associated with reduction in blood pressure
...ue of JAMA. Previous research has indicated that consumption
of high amounts of cocoa-containing foods can lowe...those in the white chocolate group. Dark chocolate consumption
resulted in the short-term appearance of cocoa phenols in plasma and increased vasodilatory S-nitros...
Alcohol abuse is in the genes
...tates. According to researcher, although alcohol consumption
does not affect all people in the same way, differences in endorphin levels make some subjects more vulnerable to alcohol. Therefore, they are more likely to become alcohol dependent. Beta-endorphins constitute a useful biological marker to identif...
Early environmental exposure may accelerate age-related neurodegeneration
...t by the time the mice were a year old, early iron consumption
exacerbated damage to brain cells caused by paraquat exposure. The effect was even more pronounced at two years of age, the human equivalent of 6070 years. A subset of mice that received the antioxidant at the same time that they were exposed to ...
$125 million bioenergy initiative powered by Midwest ag industry, MSU research
...e by 2012 and assist in reducing Americas gasoline consumption
by 20 percent in 10 years, said Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman. The collaborations of academic, corporate and national laboratory researchers represented by these centers are truly impressive, and I am very encouraged by the potential they h...
UC Davis is partner in new $125 million federal bioenergy research center
... by 2012, and assistin reducing America's gasoline consumption
by 20 percent in 10years," said Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman. "The collaborations ofacademic, corporate, and national laboratory researchers representedby these centers are truly impressive and I am very encouraged by thepotential they hold for adv...
ORNL-led team wins DOE bioenergy center
...e by 2012 and assist in reducing Americas gasoline consumption
by 20 percent in 10 years. The collaborations of academic, corporate, and national laboratory researchers represented by these centers are truly impressive, and I am very encouraged by the potential they hold for advancing Americas energy security. ...
UGA scientists receive $20M in federal bioenergy initiative
... by 2012, and assist in reducing Americas gasoline consumption
by 20 percent in 10 years. The collaborations of academic, corporate, and national laboratory researchers represented by these centers are truly impressive and I am very encouraged by the potential they hold for advancing Americas energy security, ...
Energy department selects 3 Bioenergy Research Centers for $375 million in federal funding
...en Initiative, which seeks to reduce U.S. gasoline consumption
by 20 percent within ten years through increased e... by 2012, and assist in reducing Americas gasoline consumption
by 20 percent in ten years, Secretary Bodman said. The collaborations of academic, corporate, and n...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 20, 2007
...that previous studies suggested that moderate wine consumption
has health benefits after reaching the stomach and digestion in protecting against heart disease and cancer. In addition, wines antibacterial activity has been recognized since antiquity, when wine was used to treat infected wounds. Until now, howev...
Dietary calcium is better than supplements at protecting bone health
...g them at increased risk for osteoporosis. Calcium consumption
can help maintain bone density by preventing the body from stealing the calcium it needs from the bones. The researchers' conclusions about calcium intake, published in the May issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, came from a study ...
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