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Health, food, new technologies featured during ACS meeting Oct. 17-20 in Peoria, Ill.
...hetic antioxidants widely used as preservatives in salad
dressings and other foods, they say. Dark honey is generally thought to contain higher levels of antioxidants than the lighter varieties, according to the scientists. ( AGFD/AOCS 247 , Tuesday, Oct. 19, 9:30 a.m., Illinois Central College, Classroom ...
'Jumping gene' helps explain immune system's abilities
...roccoli and a pork chop, and another French fries, salad
and a hamburger, and so on through all the possible combinations of offerings. While the choices aren't as tasty, immune cells select sections of certain genetic instructions in order to make instructions for a protein that will recognize a particul...
Bad aftertaste? New sensory on/off switch may 'cure' bane of artificial sweetener search
...as masking the bitter taste of healthy greens with salad
dressing or sugar, or in the case of other foods, just taking out the offending taste. From the viewpoint of nutrition and health promotion, including removal of antioxidants, these are undesirable stopgap solutions." Responding to popular demands ...
Dietary fat intake linked to dry eye syndrome in women
... ratio of omega 6, a fat found in many cooking and salad
oils and animal meats, compared to omega 3 in the diet, may increase the risk of dry eye syndrome." Dry eye syndrome is characterized by a decline in the quality or quantity of tears that normally bathe the eye to keep it moist and functioning well....
Modern technology helps shed light on illnesses in artists of the past
... period, using mercury. The poison was placed in a salad
he was eating, causing him to become extremely ill. Rather than killing him, however, the mercury cured his syphilis. Cellini soon began work on Perseus With the Head of Medusa, an artistic feat executed in bronze. At the base of the sculpture is a ...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...at slugs have the potential to transmit E. coli to salad
vegetables. Researchers from the University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom, report their findings in the January 2006 issue of the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Escherichia coli O157, an emerging zoonoses in many countries including th...
'Freshman Fifteen' is a myth, but weight gain is still a problem
...gain. These include cutting calories by choosing a salad
instead of chips or fruit instead of ice cream, combined with increasing exercise by walking between campuses instead of riding a bus, exercising during study breaks, or joining an intramural sports team....
Sweet 'water taste' paradoxically predicts sweet taste inhibitors
...es in reduced-fat products such as snack foods and salad
dressings. "The extremely close parallels between the behavior of the human sweet taste receptor and the perceptual phenomenon are remarkable," comments Breslin. "This two-site model should enable a more complete understanding of human sweet taste p...
UCLA/LSU study details nutritional value of salad
Go ahead and indulge at the salad
bar. "Rabbit food" is nutritious for people, too. ...ore than 17,500 men and women finds consumption of salad
and raw vegetables correlates with higher concentrations of folic acid, vitamins C and E, lycopene a...
'Portion distortion' may contribute to expanding waistlines, study reports
...ccessful. For example, the typical portion size of salad
dressing was significantly smaller in the current ...e less healthy when calorically dense items (e.g., salad
dressing) are used excessively, may have become well understood over the past two decades. Although...
Highlights from the September 2006 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...red between 1988 and 1994, the researchers defined salad
consumption as either garden salad
or raw vegetable consumption, as well as salad
dressings other than mayonnaise. Consumption of sa...
Orange juice beverage fortified with plant sterols lowers indicators of heart disease risk
...olesterol-lowering power when added to margarines, salad
dressings and other fats -- also have been found to be effective in reducing low-density lipoprotein, or "bad" cholesterol" levels, when added to orange juice. Now, UC Davis researchers have found that twice-daily servings of a reduced-calorie orange...
Color is in the eye of the beholder
In some regions of Central Europe, salad
dressing is made preferably with pumpkin seed oil,...n a bottle it appears red, but it looks green in a salad
dressing or mixed with yoghurt. Samo and Marko Krefts paper examines the remarkable two-tone (or...