Tag: "vegetarian" at biology news
Botulism bug says no to nitric oxide, provides key to molecule's role in human cell signaling
... its presence. "It's a strange topic for a strict vegetarian
who has never touched meat in his life," Raman said. Co-authors of the paper are: First author Pierre Nioche, Ph.D., research fellow in the Structural Biology Research Center; Vladimir Berka, Ph.D., senior research associate and Ah-Lim Tsai...
Ancient diets of Australian birds point to big ecosystem changes
...shells. While the analyses showed the diet of the vegetarian
wombat consisted of a much larger proportion of th...wombats, like emus, successfully switched to other vegetarian
food sources after 45,000 years ago. "Neither over-hunting nor human-induced diseases, the two mos...
New study shows high-carb, vegan diet causes major weight loss
...percent of vegetarians and vegans were. Worldwide, vegetarian
populations experience lower rates of heart diseas...iewed journals show that patients give the low-fat vegetarian
diet a high rating in terms of acceptability, and that the transition only takes about three weeks o...
Cholesterol-lowering foods most effective when combined, U of T study
... and heart disease prevention, and meal frequency, vegetarian
diets and almonds in reducing cholesterol levels. In future studies, he and his colleagues plan to directly compare the benefits of diet against statins over longer periods among individuals at risk for cardiovascular disease across Canada. They wil...
Mankind benefits from eating less meat
..., peas or soya. While we don't all have to adopt a vegetarian
diet, a change in production is necessary, and above all, a change in mentality. It is true that in Western countries meat substitutes are increasingly popular, but the consumption of meat remains persistently high. Even in industrializing countries ...
Study finds that a woman's chances of having twins can be modified by diet
...he twinning rates of women who ate a regular diet, vegetarian
diet with dairy, and vegan diet, he found that the vegan women had twins at only one-fifth the rate of women who commonly do not exclude milk from their diets. In addition to a dietary influence on IGF levels, there is a genetic link in numerous spec...
New research clarifies roles of calcium, vitamin D, and protein in bone health, fracture risk
...ources--including nuts, beans, soy, and commercial vegetarian
women from wrist fracture. Therefore, Thorpe said, as long as vegetarian
women get enough dietary pr...
Joslin's new book demystifies nutrition and meal planning for people with diabetes
...; "free" foods' combination foods; fast foods; and vegetarian
foods. The new book is available for $12.95 plus shipping and handling through Joslin Diabetes Center's Online Store ( https://store.joslin.org ) or by calling 1-800-344-4501. For a high-resolution image of the book cover, please email jenny.erikse...
Highlights from the October 2006 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...rbohydrate diets (15.5 percent vs. 10 percent) and vegetarian
diets (4.4 percent vs. 0 percent). Other findings include: More men than women reported never having tried a diet (79.1 percent vs. 65.6 percent). More women than men obtained most of their nutrition information from family (58 percent vs. 40 ...
Pills or papayas? Survey finds Americans want healthful foods, not more medicines
... would rather change their dietsincluding trying a vegetarian
dietthan use medicines. According to a nationally ...nd that people with diabetes adapt well to low-fat vegetarian
diets and gain important health benefits. In Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes, a ...
Alternative-fuels pioneer receives first-ever $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability
...ass. (April 2, 2007) Your car could soon become a vegetarian
thanks to a process for cost-effectively converting cellulosic biomass, such as grass, wood, wheat and rice straw, into ethanol that can be used for fuel. When it does, it will be due to inventors such as Lee Lynd, professor of engineering and adjunc...
UI anthropologist, colleagues discover remains of earliest giant panda
...ly bear species that is known to exist wholly on a vegetarian
diet, says Ciochon. The evolution of this unique dietary specialization probably took millions of years to refine. Our new discovery shows the great time depth of this unique bamboo-eating specialization in pandas. Thus, pandas have been uniquely pan...