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Cypress replanting unsuccessful without dual cultivation with lavender or mycorrhizal fungi
...ld, confirmed this result: the fungi favour better nutrition
for the young cypress which enables them to build up greater resistance to transplantation-linked hydric stress for when they are adult. Although it is effective, this plant-by-plant inoculation technique remains cumbersome and costly, which limits i...
Proposed FDA claim recognizes role of key nutrients in dairy in reducing osteoporosis risk
... registered dietitian and senior vice president of nutrition
and health promotion at the National Dairy Council. "We hope the simplified language will help consumers better understand the importance of three daily servings of dairy to obtain these nutrients and reduce the risk of osteoporosis." Together, mil...
Highlights from the January 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...tterns and Weight Assessing and meeting people's nutrition
and health needs is often made more difficult when they do not accurately report what and how much they eat, according to researchers at Pennsylvania State University. The researchers studied diet information provided by 179 older people as part of...
High levels of vitamin D in the body may decrease the risk of multiple sclerosis
...ior author of the study and associate professor of nutrition
and epidemiology at HSPH. MS is a chronic degen...a Munger, first author and a doctoral candidate in nutrition
at HSPH, added, "The amount of vitamin D that is needed to reach levels associated with MS protectio...
Moderate drinking may help older women live longer
... benefits of drinking or the improved appetite and nutrition
that often accompanies modest alcohol intake. The author notes that the study does not advocate non-drinkers to begin drinking. Changes in diet need to be determined through consultation with a doctor due to the potential complications of mixing alco...
U of Illinois professor tout health benefits of Hispanic foods and beverages
...f Illinois assistant professor of food science and nutrition
Elvira de Mejia, who co-edited the book. "Many Hispanic foods have nutraceutical propertiesthey provide health benefits that go beyond their simple nutritional value--and the book also explores ways to make these foods more appealing to the America...
Changes in dietary protein may override inherited skeletal abnormalities
...That result raised the possibility that changes in nutrition
may, in some cases, offer a simple treatment for s..., the study reveals a molecular connection between nutrition
and skeletal development, the researchers concluded. More generally, our results illustrate how the ...
APS names UC Davis professor 'Bodil Schmidt-Nielsen Distinguished Mentor and Scientist'
...uation but also acts as a mentor to physiology and nutrition
undergraduate and graduate students, as well as students in the Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity Program, sponsored by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. She is a mentor of junior scientists, whether they are students jus...
Highlights from the December 2006 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...position of the American Dietetic Association that nutrition
intervention, including nutritional counseling, by a registered dietitian is an essential component of the team treatment of patients with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and other eating disorders during assessment and treatment across the contin...
Can we prevent type 1 diabetes by modifying infant nutrition?
...of information on breast-feeding practices, infant nutrition
and growth in young children in various countries. At 2 weeks of age almost all the participating infants were breast-fed. Exclusive breast-feeding continued longer in Europe than in North America. More than one third of the infants (35 %) received ...
Poor athletic performance linked to vitamin deficiency
...ce," said Manore, who is also an Extension Service nutrition
scientist. "By the time they reach adulthood they can have seriously jeopardized their abilities and their long-term health." Current national B-vitamin recommendations for active individuals may be inadequate, and athletes who follow the recommended...
Children's Hospital Oakland's new maternal diet study
...g evidence of complex transgenerational effects of nutrition
on health, and provides an experimental model for exploring these relationships in detail." Avy mice are an excellent system for study because all mice of this strain are genetically identical-as similar to each other as identical twins. However, mo...
Children's Hospital and Research Center-Oakland presents a new maternal diet study
...g evidence of complex transgenerational effects of nutrition
on health, and provides an experimental model for exploring these relationships in detail." Avy mice are an excellent system for study because all mice of this strain are genetically identical--as similar to each other as identical twins. However, m...
Pediatrics study shows no link between juice and children's weight
...and Nutritional Examination Survey). As a child nutrition
researcher, Dr. Nicklas states that there are many factors associated with childhood obesity that are very poorly understood and more research is needed regarding diet and also lifestyle and activity levels. Dr. Nicklas emphasizes that children a...
Learning global solutions to local problems
... the problems and questions they encountered, from nutrition
to engineering -- crop sciences to economics. They are the first graduating "class" of Aces Global Academy. Each member of the Academy is a junior faculty member (one from each of the seven departments in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and ...
Have traits, will travel: Some butterflies travel farther, reproduce faster
... researchers also hope to see what part host plant nutrition
plays in these differences....
Fruit juice intake among preschool children not associated with weight
... preschoolers," says Sue Taylor, R.D., director of nutrition
communications for the Juice Products Association. This latest research concludes that while increased consumption of 100 percent fruit juice, and increased intake of other beverages, is associated with increased total caloric intake, it does no...
Columbia University Medical Center receives major new NIH Clinical Science 'investment' funds
...support, statistical analysis, and informatics and nutrition
support. "We expect this investment to allow exponential growth in clinical research here at Columbia University Medical Center," said Henry Ginsberg, M.D., director of the GCRC at Columbia University Medical Center and the principal investigator ...
Highlights from the October 2006 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...and women related to dieting trends and sources of nutrition
knowledge and beliefs. For example, a significantl...rcent). More women than men obtained most of their nutrition
information from family (58 percent vs. 40 percent) and magazines and newspapers (43.1 percent vs. 3...
Understanding food nutrition labels challenging for many people
...people comprehend the information provided on food nutrition
labels, researchers have found that the reading an...eracy to evaluate patient understanding of current nutrition
labels, was used to measure comprehension of current food nutrition
labels. One part of the NLS aske...
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