Tag: "nutritional" at biology news
Obese women suffer more pregnancy complications
..."Because some weight loss procedures can result in nutritional
deficiencies, it appears reasonable to recommend that pregnancy be delayed until surgery-related weight loss has stabilized," writes the Committee. Lastly, the paper recommends that all parents be educated about appropriate childhood nutrition, inclu...
Highlights from the February 2006 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
... and school fund raisers. They tend to be lower in nutritional
value than food items sold as part of school meals...s have nutrition policies in place relating to the nutritional
standards of competitive foods. And the survey indicated principals were significantly more likely ...
Virginia Tech researcher examining malignant melanoma in horses
...ll-being was carefully maintained through pain and nutritional
management, including copious amounts of his favorite peeled baby carrots and peppermints. The lesions were observed, measured, photographed, and periodically biopsied, according to Robertson. Those tumor biopsies demonstrated that some small tumor c...
Anyway you slice it, tomatoes cut through drought with new gene
... is "boosting nutrients in plants tomake them more nutritional
for children," said the study now may be triedon other crops. Gaxiola said he already has additional studies under wayto demonstrate how this technology applies to other commercial crops....
Four questions that may save your grandma's life: SNAQ screening tool predicts weight loss
... months, and should spark a trip to the doctor and nutritional
assessment. "We're advocating it is used in all geriatric patient settings," Wilson says. "It's such a simple tool it can even be used by families. Don't wait for weight loss to occur. Use the SNAQ."...
Study finds that nutritionally enhanced rice reduces iron deficiency
...on and other micronutrients, they will improve the nutritional
status of people who consume them. This has drama... the overall nutrition of the world's poor through nutritional
supplements. In these areas, commercially fortified foods also have difficulty making it into the mo...
Highlights from the December Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...hington. A scoring system was used to estimate the nutritional
adequacy of vegetables and fruits on a per weight, per calorie and per unit cost basis. Results confirmed the widely accepted belief that energy-dense foods tend to contain fewer nutrients. Fruits and vegetables scored highest on nutrient density be...
New collaboration on rice DNA variation study
...xtreme environmental conditions or provide greater nutritional
value." "Rice is an important crop for world agriculture and an excellent candidate for a DNA variation study", said Dr. Kelly Frazer, Vice President, Genomics at Perlegen. "Combining Perlegen's high-throughput technology and experience in SNP detec...
Researchers uncover new genes that control longevity
...called TOR1, seems to regulate yeast's response to nutritional
conditions. When the gene is mutated, and not working properly, the yeast undergo a starvation response similar to that of calorie-restricted cells even when nutrients are abundant. The acronym TOR stands for "target of rapamycin." What's also clear...
University of Arizona/BIO5 plant scientists to unravel maize genome
...tment of plant sciences who works on enhancing the nutritional
value of corn. "The cereals are very closely relat...re. Other improvements aim at increasing yield and nutritional
value and optimizing the properties crucial for grain products such as flour, noodles and pasta. "On...
Growers and homeowners can help detect citrus disease
...toms are almost identical to those that occur from nutritional
deficiencies. Additionally, trees infected with citrus greening will usually not express any symptoms until three to eight months after infection....
Highlights from the November Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...mong men and ranked them according to their "total nutritional
risk": Transition to heart healthy Higher starc...etary patterns should be considered perfect from a nutritional
or health risk perspective. Their goal in studying men's nutrition intakes is to determine any corre...
Sustainable agriculture: Canadian institute offers definition, recommends path
...formation technologies to offer Canadians detailed nutritional
information; Future foods The paper calls for a national debate on 'future foods' and the implications for sustainability of 'disassembling' whole foods into constituent parts, now moving into the molecular realm. "Corn is no longer grown just for ...
Institute of Medicine News: IOM elects 64 new members, five foreign associates
...ent studies are a project to recommend appropriate nutritional
standards for foods sold in schools, an evaluation of the nation's system for ensuring the safety of prescription drugs after they have reached the market, and an assessment of emergency health care in the United States and recommendations for improv...
UC Davis ophthalmologist to examine ancient Chilean mummy eyes
...of diabetes, high blood pressure, various cancers, nutritional
deficiencies, fetal alcohol syndrome and even early signs of HIV infection," said Lloyd. "These same changes are visible under the microscope." Both mummies are already known to have recovered from pneumonia. One of the female's lungs was adherent t...
A fatty acid found in milk may help control inflammatory diseases
...biochemistry department; and Dale Schoeller of the nutritional
sciences department. His collaborators on the rece...ences; Daniel Butz, a former research associate in nutritional
sciences; and Dale Bjorling, a professor of surgical sciences....
Mental stimulation through play has beneficial effect on children with stunted growth
...the West Indies, Jamaica) and colleagues looked at nutritional
supplementation and psychosocial stimulation in a group of 129 stunted Jamaican children aged 9-24 months (Lancet 1991; 338: 1-5). The stimulation consisted of a visit by a trained community health worker for 1 hour, once a week, for a 2-year period....
Vanadium appears to play role in speeding recovery from infections
... used in the study was comparable to that found in nutritional
supplements. While its nutritional
value is unclear, the body needs an estimated 10 to 20 micrograms a day and obtains it mostly from p...
EPA-led group finds same protein that attracts nutrient iron protects lung from particles
...HESDA, Md. (Oct. 3, 2005) Multi-vitamin products, nutritional
supplements and parents tout the need for such min...sphorus, iron and others. Iron, for example, is a nutritional
prerequisite to power life itself. When blood doesn't get enough iron from the gut, we become anemic...
1 million expected to join in on Cutler Global Disaster Lecture
...and surveillance system focusing on the health and nutritional
status of refugees and forcibly displaced populations. Dr. Noji also has been chief of the International Emergency and Refugee Health Program at CDC and was responsible for coordinating the CDC's medical and public health response to international re...
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