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Restaurant Meats Higher In Suspected Carcinogens
... pork ribs, purchasedfrom three different national restaurant
chains in the Beltsville, Md., areanear Washington...terocyclicamines in meats specifically prepared by restaurant
chefs, according to Knize. The "field test" is significant, he says, since it gives clear support t...
Personal story aims to improve 'connections' between hard of hearing and the hearing world
...interactions one-on-one because group meetings and restaurant
meals are difficult occasions," she says. Stenross advises people who are hard of hearing to find an audiologist with whom he or she can feel comfortable. She reminds the hearing public that speaking too loudly or shouting to be better understood cr...
Smoking restrictions in restaurants are not bad for business
...ented a minimal fraction of revenue. Two thirds of restaurant
owners did not want to impose a smoking ban in the...urants who had already done so. Sixty per cent of restaurant
owners without a smoking policy expected a fall in revenue, but none of those who had already compli...
Rare form of meningitis contracted in Jamaica
...who wrote the article, 12 individuals who ate in a restaurant
in Jamaica contracted meningitis as a result of eating a Caesar salad contaminated with the larvae of Angiostrongylus cantonensis, otherwise known as rat lungworm. Humans become infected by eating the A. cantonensis larvae in raw or inadequately c...
Cancer center study shows state's workplace smoking laws are effective
...aces were first enacted in 1994, although bars and restaurant
bar areas were not included in the restrictions un...g workplace types. In 1999, 31 percent of bar and restaurant
employees reported being exposed to secondhand smoke, as opposed to 11 percent of office workers. A...
American Chemical Society to honor Albert Szent-Gyrgyi
...tching salt and paprika shakers are found on every restaurant
table. Szent-Gyrgyi continued his scientific research in Hungary, but in 1947 he immigrated to the United States. He assumed the directorship of the Institute for Muscle Research in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, where he conducted research into cell div...
Nation's leading hospitals serving up fast food
...xercise. So, when you see your favorite fast food restaurant
inside the hospital that just told you to eat heal...t food chain offers healthy choices. In fact, the restaurant
specifically marks the healthy food items on its menu." Mark Fendrick, M.D., a co-author of the lett...
Eating high-fat meal raises blood's proinflammatory factors; vitamins E, C counter response
...-and-ham sandwich and hash browns from a fast-food restaurant
-- after an overnight fast. Blood samples were taken before eating and at one, two and three hours after eating to determine the concentration of oxygen free radicals, which can begin the inflammation cascade by injuring blood vessel linings, and of ...
Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet, June 18, 2002
...es were usually sitting at room temperature on the restaurant
table. In Houston, the servers brought all the sauces to the table after researchers were seated, and the sauces were cool, indicating that they probably had been refrigerated. Simple test can detect people with peripheral arterial disease Arter...
Are growing portion sizes leading to expanding waistlines?
...ietetic Association, portion sizes of many popular restaurant
and packaged foods have increased substantially during the past 20 years, especially when compared to their sizes when they were first introduced. "This trend toward larger marketplace portions parallels the rising rates of obesity in our country," s...
Smoke-free rules may be good news for business
...on was observed between smoke-free regulations and restaurant
and hotel employment levels. In addition, the number of restaurants and hotels in the counties studied typically remained constant or decreased slightly. "Our results, consistent with several previously published reports in peer-reviewed scientific ...
OHSU study shows four daily servings of fruits & vegetables reduce breast cancer risk by half
...out intake of 108 individual food items, fried and restaurant
foods, and dietary changes as well as use of nutrient supplements and Chinese herbal medicines. "In addition to looking at associations with traditional food groupings, the results offer one of the few analyses between different botanical groups and ...
Be picky when served large portions
Whether it's snacks, sandwiches or full restaurant
meals, recent experiments at Penn State have shown...he size of a baked ziti portion served in a public restaurant
was varied between a standard portion and a larger serving containing 50 percent more. The price fo...
Food displays, food colors affect how much people eat
...ganized patterns and avoid cramming meal tables or restaurant
display cases with too much variety. Arrange fruits and vegetables in less-organized patterns to stimulate appetites. Assemble smaller helpings of more items for children or elderly adults with finicky eating habits....
Remembrance of smells past
...let's say you spent an enjoyable evening in a nice restaurant
and ate a delicious steak. Now, if the memory of this evening was packaged into a single area of the brain, then major aspects of the original evening might have to be recreated to reactivate the memory successfully." "But if the individual aspects ...
Super-sizing Asian Americans
...y. Home-cooked meals are considered healthier than restaurant
food. All three Asian groups emphasized eating vegetables over fruit. Interviewees also emphasized the importance of physical activity, and they shared a belief that exercise benefits the overall health of individuals by increasing energy and s...
US study highlights clear link between increased fast-food consumption and obesity
... less fast food (average 1.3 visits to a fast-food restaurant
per week) than other ethnic groups (average 2 visi... with infrequent (less than once a week) fast-food restaurant
use at baseline and follow-up (203 individuals), those with frequent (more than twice a week) visits...
Mayo Clinic discovers a key to 'low metabolism' and major factor in obesity
...stmas peanut brittle, Halloween Milky Ways and all restaurant
and home meals. Every meal had to be taken at the hospital, without exception. A biomedical team at Mayo Clinic of approximately 150 people, ranging from endocrinologists, dieticians to specialists to conduct analyses with a mass spectrometer. The...
When the brain, not the ears, goes hard of hearing
...environment like their home, but when they go to a restaurant
or a meeting or a party, it sounds like chaos to them," Frisina says. "That's partly because the feedback system is failing." To get to the root of the feedback problem, Frisina's neuroscience team is investigating the possible role of a breakdown i...