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New "Body-Friendly" Fat Substitute Can Help To Transform

... also used Nu-Trim to produce non-dairy"milkshake" beverages with high levels of beta-glucans. AGFD 97, Tues., Aug. 25, 9:40 a.m., Marriott Copley Place, Salon G, 4th Floor Lyn O'Brien Nabors, Calorie Control Council, Atlanta, Ga., discussed theincreasing consumer interest in the relationship between diet an...

Electronic Nose Inspects Cheese, Hints At Human Sense Of Smell

... inspect products such as foods and beverages for which scent and flavor indicate quality. After testing a few samples, however, humans lose the ability to differentiate between similar scents and flavors and must take a rest. ...

Cancer Added To Hangover Headaches

...human body as it processes theethanol in alcoholic beverages and, in addition to the "morning after" effects,has been shown to damage certain genetic building blocks. Now scientists haveshown that those damaged parts are efficiently inserted into DNA. The findings appear in the Jan. 19 print edition of the j...

Green tea shows antioxidant benefits in human plasma

.... All of the subjects avoided tea and tea-related beverages for 12hours prior to the testing. Blood samples were taken one hour before and afterthe catechin ingestion. Testing following the ingestion showed that catechin was incorporated into thesubjects' plasma and that their phosphatidylcholine hydropero...

Club drugs take center stage in new national education and prevention initiative by NIDA and national partners

..., and odorless, they can be added unobtrusively to beverages by individuals who want to intoxicate or sedate others. Two of the drugs, GHB and Rohypnol, have been associated with date rape and sexual assault cases around the country. "We are particularly concerned about the negative impact of club drugs on...

Government asks UNC to develop school program about alcohol and birth defects

...added that the warning labels carried on alcoholic beverages since the 1980s don't adequately represent the danger that a woman's drinking can pose to an unborn baby. "In fact, a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that the incidence of reported drinking in pregnant women has...

Scientific symposium focuses on nutritional beverages, August 26-28

...sing insight into the potential health benefits of beverages ranging from tropical fruit juices to soy-based drinks. More than refreshing, such nutritional beverages often deliver antioxidants and other compounds that fight cancer, lower cholesterol and help keep he...

Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet Feb. 5, 2002

...7). However, given the widespread use of alcoholic beverages in the Western world and the effect of alcohol on organs other than the heart, the writer does not think that physicians should encourage patients to drink in order to protect their hearts....

Alcohol preferences among pregnant Native and African American urban women

... about their consumption of six types of alcoholic beverages - beer, wine, spirits, malt liquor, fortified wine...hat we were indeed capturing most of the alcoholic beverages consumed," explained Kaskutas. "We had evidence from some focus groups conducted with minority preg...

Alcohol linked to decreased hypertension risk in young women

...onsumed. At the higher levels of consumption, all beverages - beer, wine, and liquor - increased blood pressure, whereas there was a suggestion that moderate beer drinking led to lower blood pressures. The researchers note that more work needs to be done on this area. "This study suggests that drinking mod...

As heart patients flock to alternative medicine, hazards may lurk

...on medications and CAM techniques, their intake of beverages such as green tea and red wine that can also interfere with clotting, and their incidence of minor bleeding symptoms. The vast majority 75 percent of people who chose food supplements, vitamins or herbs told their doctor what they were taking. The ...

Scientific society offers development sessions for industrial members

...terdisciplinary techniques to characterize ancient beverages Tuesday, April 9, 11:00 a.m. This presentation will discuss archeological chemistry (also known as molecular chemistry) techniques that have led to the ground-breaking chemical confirmation of early instances of Royal Purple dye (ca. 1300-1200 B.C.),...

American kids poor food choices: Fewer than 15 percent eat recommended fruits and vegetables

...on-chocolate candy 5. Artificially flavored fruit beverages 6. Whole milk and chocolate milk 7. Two percent/reduced fat milk 8. White bread 9. Chocolate candy 10. Cake 11. Ice cream 12. Fruit Making a single healthy substitution in a day can make a big difference, the analysis showed. For example, if ...

Study finds public lacks awareness of effective alcohol control policies

...nt did not believe that raising taxes on alcoholic beverages would result in fewer accidental deaths. Respondents were equally divided on whether raising the drinking age to 21 had resulted in fewer deaths. This means they were unaware of the overwhelming evidence demonstrating that tens of thousand of lives h...

Study shows flavored milk gives kids more calcium but not fat & calories

...onsumption, which are crowding out more nutritious beverages like milk, and negatively impacting children's diet quality." Beverage choices can play an important role in the overall quality of a child's diet. According to a previous study by Johnson, children who included milk in their noontime meal were the ...

Infant mortality rate drops, children more likely to have working parent, be read to

...2thgraders who said they drank 5 or more alcoholic beverages in a row in the last 2 weeks (30 percent in 2001). Although many indicators show no significant change from the previous year, they often illustrate a larger trend that took place over several years. For example, the number of 12th grade students w...

Wine drinkers have healthier lifestyles

...erred wine and those who preferred other alcoholic beverages or were abstainers. Women reported healthier dietary habits than men, regardless of alcoholic beverage choice. Men and women who preferred wine consistently consumed less saturated fat and cholesterol, smoked less, and exercised more than those who p...

Sucrose results in more weight gain than artificial sweetners in overweight individuals

...ners. Most of the supplements were in the form of beverages such as soft drinks and flavored fruit juices. The...e two groups was large amount of sucrose-sweetened beverages consumed. Energy from fluids is less satiating than that consumed from solid foods, giving rise to ...

Supportive mothers ease harm of prenatal alcohol exposure

Children whose mothers drank alcoholic beverages during pregnancy have difficulty relating to their mothers and may have a harder time coping with the problems of daily life, according to new research. However, mothers who gave their children a lot of support were able to counteract the effect of a...

New buzz on coffee: It's not the caffeine that raises blood pressure

... know about the effects of one of our most popular beverages and the most abundantly consumed stimulant worldwide. "Coffee's cardiovascular safety remains controversial," he says. "The possible health hazards have been related to its main ingredient caffeine." The researchers measured blood pressure, heart...

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