Tag: "consumption" at biology news

Study shows food preparation may play a bigger role in chronic disease than was previously thought

...cts (AGEs), are absorbed into the body through the consumption of grilled, fried, or broiled animal products, suc...ed that in all of the participants, the higher the consumption of foods rich in AGEs, the higher the blood levels of AGEs, and higher the levels of CRP and other m...

Corn, oats, cherries and red wine's high melatonin content can help delay aging

... also took part in this study, concluding that the consumption of melatonin a natural substance produced in smal...legalised, humans should try to increase melatonin consumption through food", recommends professor Acua Castroviejo....

Hot flashes -- Studies explore the role of genes, obesity and alcohol

...ies explore the role of genes, obesity and alcohol consumption in contributing to or lessening the intensity an...y and Sterility, examined the influence of alcohol consumption on hot flashes in midlife women. This study attempted to explain an earlier finding that moderate ...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, April 2007

...robotics, sensors and other tools to reduce energy consumption and taking into account a number of variables such as a buildings construction, its ability to stay cool or warm, and how outside conditions impact the inside. The research is funded through DOEs Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. [Con...

Spousal choices can influence the risk of developing alcoholism

... new examination of spousal similarity for alcohol consumption and AD risk reveals that while one type of associa...n individual with an AD partner reduces his or her consumption in reaction to the others excess. The suggestion of a protective spousal interaction effect after a...

What's in the water? Estrogenic activity documented in fish caught in Pittsburgh's rivers

...vers where the fish were caught. Additionally, the consumption of river-caught fish, especially by semi-subsistence anglers, may increase the risk for endocrine-mediated health endpoints like some cancers and developmental problems." ...

Nutrients in certain vegetables may provide cancer-fighting benefit

.... "From epidemiologic data, we know that increased consumption of vegetables reduces the risk for certain types of cancer, but now we are beginning to understand the mechanisms by which certain vegetables like broccoli may help our bodies fight cancer and other diseases." Dr. Singhs study is based on phytochem...

Short-term studies suggest that whole grain oats may reduce risk factors for coronary heart disease

...re now needed to evaluate the effects of long-term consumption of oats," says Dr Sarah Kelly of the School of Health and Social Care at the University of Teesside, Middlesbrough. The review concluded that there is enough evidence from wholegrain oats to suggest that healthcare professionals could recommend o...

Milk beats soy for post-weighlifting muscle gain

...fter completing a heavy weight workout followed by consumption of equivalent amounts of protein as either fluid skim milk or a soy drink. "Our thinking going into the study was that milk would be better than soy. We suspected this would be the case because of work done by French researchers. However, we were...

Biofuels: More than just ethanol

... efficiency of various biocrops in terms of energy consumption and energy output. The study, "Net greenhouse gas flux of bioenergy cropping systems using Daycent", was completed by Paul Adler (United State Department of Agriculture - USDA), Stephen Del Grosso (USDA and Colorado State University), and William P...

Apple consumption during pregnancy reduces risk for childhood wheezing and asthma

... no consistent associations found between prenatal consumption of a range of healthful foods and asthma in the 12...ly reported positive associations between maternal consumption of vitamins A, E, D and zinc with reduced risk of asthma, wheeze and eczema in children. The only ...

JCI table of contents: April 2, 2007

... and that RAS activity in the SFO drives increased consumption of water and salt. The molecule that causes most ...water and salt than normal mice and this increased consumption could be reversed by the administration of an inhibitor of the angiotensin II receptor into the brai...

Maternal beef diet could impact sperm counts, UR study suggests

A mothers high beef consumption while pregnant was associated with lower sperm cou...rtile. The concern, Swan said, is that high beef consumption by pregnant women may alter sperm production of the male fetus in utero, particularly at the end of ...

Link between beef consumption during pregnancy and reduced sperm quality in sons

..., said: "These findings suggest that maternal beef consumption is associated with lower sperm concentration and p...enobiotic hormones; studies relating maternal beef consumption to daughters incidence of polycystic ovarian syndrome, age at puberty and postnatal growth rate woul...

A safe folic acid boost from flour

Public consumption of folic acid from fortified flour at current mandated US levels (100micro-gram/day) and at double this amount is probably safe, at average intakes, according to an article published today in the open access journal BMC Public Health. The research ha...

20 of world's 162 grouper species threatened with extinction

...r reminder of the need for sustainable fishing and consumption of important fish species. The threatened groupers are naturally vulnerable to over-fishing, and the continued decline of fish populations can threaten food security and livelihoods in source countries. Their pending inclusion on the IUCN Red List of...

Other highlights from the March 21 JNCI

...and animal studies have suggested that greater fat consumption may increase the likelihood of developing breast c...rench women to examine the association between the consumption of four types of plant lignans and the risk of invasive breast cancer. After a median follow-up o...

Soy found protective against localized prostate cancer

...They polled thousands of men age 40-69 about their consumption of 147 foods, the most popular of which were miso ...u account for about 90 percent of the population's consumption of daidzein and genistein, according to Kurahashi. The researchers then followed participants fro...

Cholesterol could be key to treating fetal alcohol syndrome

...he amount of alcohol consumed, the duration of the consumption and the timing of the pregnancy. For example, alco...wo to three months into fetal development, alcohol consumption could lead to the growth of extra digits. "The amount of alcohol consumed is important as well," L...

New compound prevents alcoholic behavior, relapse in animals by blocking stress response

...d been put through several cycles of heavy alcohol consumption and withdrawal to create dependency, as well as animals selectively bred to consume more alcohol. Injections of MTIP prevented excessive drinking of alcohol in both cases and eliminated the rats susceptibility to relapse under stress. Yet the compoun...

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