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Gene variants reveal susceptibility to cardiovascular disease

...aviors, such as smoking or consuming foods high in saturated fats, that are known to play a role in promoting heart disease, the scientists said. The team reports its findings in the August 2006 issue of Public Library of Science (PLoS) Genetics. The research was sponsored by the National Institutes of Healt...

Highlights from the August 2006 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...ut many foods that are high in sugar, calories and saturated fats such as cake, pie and pizza often are served in wedge-shaped pieces, which studies have shown can make it difficult for people to estimate portions. Researchers at Tennessee State University have developed an adjustable wedge and compared pe...

New study reveals pork rivals chicken in terms of leanness

...find in today's meat case are now lower in fat and saturated fat because America's pork producers have improved...are 16 percent leaner than 15 years ago, and saturated fat has dropped 27 percent. Results of Collaborative Study The new study was a collaborative ...

Calorie restriction may prevent Alzheimer's through promotion of longevity program in the brain

...e food. Conversely, a high caloric intake based on saturated fat was shown to increase levels of beta-amyloid p...he study finds that a high caloric intake based on saturated fat promotes AD type beta-amyloidosis, while caloric restriction based on reduced carbohydrate intak...

Japanese researchers get to the heart of atherosclerosis

... lifestyle changes (such as reducing the amount of saturated fat and cholesterol in their diets and getting regular exercise) before medical intervention became necessary, added the director of the Clinical PET Center and Nuclear Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. ...

Science Conference 'Innovations in Bioscience for Animal and Human Health'

...s which have the potential to replace oils high in saturated fat and hydrogenated oils containing trans-fats commonly used by the food industry today. It will be also an opportunity to meet partners and explore ideas for future collaboration in the area of healthy oils. The second parallel seminar, entitled "...

Research shows adults and teens who eat beans weigh less

... that: Adult bean eaters consume less total and saturated fat than non-bean eaters and have a 22 per cent lower risk of obesity. Adult and teen bean eaters have smaller waist sizes three-quarter inch and one inch, respectively The fiber intake of adult and teen bean eaters is more than one-third higher t...

New study suggests schools should add nondairy beverages to the lunch menu

...verage in the lunch line and reduces the amount of saturated fat consumed from calcium-rich beverages, accordin...han 4 percent, and calcium consumption per gram of saturated fat consumed from calcium-rich beverages rose from 194 milligrams to 237 milligrams. The findings su...

Starving diamond-back still grows; rattler cuts metabolism 80 percent, use lipid energy source

... But as time went on, "the fatty acids became less saturated and they became polyunsaturated because in addition to beta-oxidation, they're undergoing some really dramatic changes as enzymes 'pick off' bits of hydrogen for energy." In addition to the possible diabetes implications, McCue believes that all thes...

Gov't data: 100 percent juice consumption linked to healthier diet, no link to obesity in kids

...also had significantly lower intakes of total fat, saturated fat and sodium. According to the researchers, the group of 100 percent juice consumers also had equal or lower bodyweights and body mass indexes (BMI) than the non-juice consumers, adding to the scientific evidence which shows that 100 percent juice...

Lowering cholesterol early in life protects against heart disease later

...eping low blood cholesterol is a reduced intake of saturated fats and cholesterol and maintaining a desirable body weight. But in some people it may be necessary to add drugs to reduce cholesterol levels. Fortunately, newer cholesterol-lowering drugs have been developed that are both effective and safe for mos...

Eating less fat may lower breast-cancer risk, have little impact on colon-cancer, heart-disease risk

... who made the greatest reduction in consumption of saturated fat and trans fat, both of which can raise the ris...a suggests that a greater emphasis on reduction of saturated and trans fats will be needed to have a major difference," Prentice said. Barbara V. Howard, Ph.D., ...

Research into soy will continue but soy is not a solution for heart disease

...ds such as hamburgers, cheese and other sources of saturated fat from the diet," says Lichtenstein. "Heart disease is a major problem using soy protein instead of animal protein is still a win." Lichtenstein is the director of the Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Rese...

Fat overload kills mammalian cells key culprit identified

... triggers death in mammalian cells overloaded with saturated fat. When the researchers halted production of t...le to thrive in ordinarily damaging amounts of the saturated fat palmitate, a fat abundant in Western diets. At the same concentration of palmitate, normal cells...

Highlights from the December Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...l are significantly lower in trans fatty acids and saturated fat than fries prepared in partially hydrogenated ...recommend limiting intake of fats and oils high in saturated and trans fatty acids. Using each type of oil, the researchers made six batches of fries each day f...

JCI table of contents: November 23 2005

...ldwide and the urine of these individuals is often saturated with calcium and oxalate ions that together form calcium oxalate (CaOx) kidney stones. Previous research has identified only a very small number of inhibitors that prevent kidney stone formation. In a study appearing online on November 23 in advance ...

Nanoparticles, nanoshells, nanotubes: How tiny specks may provide powerful tools against cancer

... to design a more efficient complex. "Right now we saturated the nanoparticle, and it may not be necessary to use that much of the drug," she says. "It might help us optimize doses for tumor cell destruction and image quality, and cut costs too." Tumor-Targeting Nanodelivery Systems: Expanding the Potential ...

A meaty, salty, starchy diet may impact chronic lung disease

...f diseases, such as COPD. Choosing foods with less saturated fat, lower in refined starches and sodium content is probably a good idea." Researchers at the National University of Singapore, the University of Minnesota, the University of California at Davis, and Fox-Chase Cancer Center collaborated with NIEH...

'Good' bacteria could save patients from infection infection by deadlier ones

...cs, they might plunge their hands into a solutions saturated with harmless bacteria for example "bioactive yoghurt." The same approach, perhaps, should be applied to patients' tissues that are to be exposed to surgery. Admitting that his ideas may sound absurd to some, the fact is that MRSA has become wides...

Groundwater sampling goes tubular

...need to monitor shallow groundwater systems or the saturated sediment zone associated with surface water bodies. For example, the tubes could be used to monitor subsurface discharge from agricultural areas, river bottom subsurface habitat, estuary health, CERCLA site remedial investigations and EPA total maxi...

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