Tag: "healthful" at biology news
Dietary Guidelines Alliance offers tools to help consumers understand new nutrition guidance
...forces the power of small steps in building a more healthful
diet. In fact, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) recognized the importance of this type of guidance in its technical report released in August 2004: "Small changes maintained over time can make a big difference in body weight." "Res...
Chemical analysis of mushrooms shows their nutritional benefits
...onsidered prebiotics in that they elicit growth of healthful
bacteria in the colon. Raw, immature portabellas had a total oligosaccharide concentration of 5,272 micrograms per gram (ug/g). Also found to have more than 1,000 ug/g were raw, mature portabellas and cooked, immature crimini. None were detected in e...
James D. Watson to recieve 2005 Othmer Gold Medal
...tless new therapies and the possibility of longer, healthful
lives." In 1953 Watson and his colleague Francis Crick successfully proposed the double-helical structure for DNA, a feat considered by many to be the greatest achievement of science in the 20th century. For this work, Watson and Crick, together with...
Non-dieters more successful at boosting health than dieters, study finds
...andard nutritional information to help them choose healthful
foods, and participated in a support group designed to help them better understand how culture influences the experience of obese people and to become more accepting of their larger bodies. In addition, they were encouraged to identify and deal with ...
Highlights of the June 2005 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...ding that "eating breakfast may be associated with healthful
behaviors such as physical activity." The research...reakfast eating promote the importance of eating a healthful
breakfast meal to children and adolescents and be aware that African-American girls may be particula...
Parasites trigger healthy eating in caterpillars
... out why parasitized caterpillars switch to a more healthful
eating behavior. When parasites are present in a caterpillar, its taste cells react differently to chemicals in the food. The cells become more responsive to the protective chemicals and less sensitive to other chemicals, which are present in the sa...
Highlights from the September Journal of the American Dietetic Asociation
...have an impact on girls' diets. For example, other healthful
foods are usually eaten with cereal such as milk a...ers: "Cereal consumption may be one component of a healthful
lifestyle that helps adolescent girls to maintain adequate nutrient intake and a healthful
New study shows high-carb, vegan diet causes major weight loss
...ngs of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and other healthful
foods that enabled them to lose weight without feeling hungry," says Dr. Barnard, the lead author. "As they began to experience the positive effects, weight loss and improved insulin sensitivity, the women in the intervention group became even more m...
Aloe vera coating may prolong freshness, safety of fruits and vegetables
...but in the future you could be eating the gel as a healthful
additive to your fruits and veggies. Researchers in Spain say they have developed a gel from the tropical plant that can be used as an edible coating to prolong the quality and safety of fresh produce. The gel, which does not appear to affect food ta...
Highlights from the November Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...s demonstrate effectiveness in promoting long-term healthful
dietary behavior." To achieve these goals, the researchers emphasized "the importance of identifying dietary patterns in people to more fully evaluate their associations with health and disease outcomes and to examine their roles in promoting optimal...
Tufts professor chews on the nutrition-oral health connection
...ers and parentsabout the importance of integrating healthful
snack and meal patternsinto their oral hygiene practices," Palmer concludes....
Highlights from the March 2006 issue of the American Dietetic Association
...tion skills and parents' awareness of ways to make healthful
foods more accessible." The researchers added: "Interventions might focus on improving the accessibility of fruits and vegetables and low-fat foods in the settings where adolescents frequently eat, such as fast-food restaurants" and encouraging "modi...
Gov't data: 100 percent juice consumption linked to healthier diet, no link to obesity in kids
...ich shows that 100 percent juices play a role in a healthful
diet and are not associated with overweight. The research is being presented this week at the Experimental Biology 2006 meeting. Using well-established data from the government's National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), researche...
Highlights from the April 2006 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...as well as giving parents the opportunity to model healthful
eating habits for their children. As part of the study discussed above on obesity and eating disorders among adolescents, University of Minnesota researchers compared the "family mealtime environment" from the viewpoints of both adolescents and their...
Highlights from the May 2006 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
... Further work to better understand the barriers to healthful
dietary habits and to identify effective approaches to improving dietary intake in youth with diabetes is urgently needed."...
ACS weekly press package April 24th, 2006
...nce on fish farming to meet public demand for this healthful
source of protein will increase as the world's conventional fish catch from oceans and other sources continues to decline. With the expansion of aquaculture has come a new awareness about the welfare of farmed fish in their final days. Martine ...
ACS weekly press package May 8, 2006
...n. ARTICLE #1 Dramatic Declines in consumption of healthful
plant nutrients Journal of Agricultural and Food ...consume dramatically smaller amounts of a class of healthful
plant nutrients than previously believed, researchers report in a study scheduled for the May 31 iss...
ACS News Service weekly press package - May 30, 2006
... or kiwi -- which retains more vitamin C and other healthful
antioxidants after days on the shelf -- With fresh-cut fruits one of the fastest growing food categories in U.S. supermarkets, many a consumer has pondered that whole-or-cut question. Contrary to expectations, cutting and packaging fruit had almost n...
Highlights from the June 2006 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...mmended as among the most feasible ways to support healthful
lifestyles for the greatest number of children and...ent, and research for the efficacious promotion of healthful
eating habits and increased physical activity in all children and adolescents, regardless of weight ...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- August 2, 2006
...st boosts the amount of some of the most important healthful
substances present in grapes, Italian researchers report. The substances, anthocyanins, are believed to protect against heart disease through an anti-inflammatory effect and by fostering nitric oxide's (NO) action in relaxing blood vessels. In a st...