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Compound In Meat Prevents Diabetes, Study Suggests
... lesser amounts in milk, yogurt, poultry, eggs and cooking
oil. "It looks just like corn oil, but maybe just a little clearer," she says. "It is in foods that are normally associated with saturated fats, but those foods can contain things that are good for you, too. The lesson here is that we still know so l...
Restaurant Meats Higher In Suspected Carcinogens
...s demonstrated that hotter temperatures and longer cooking
times areimportant to the formation of heterocyclic amines. This is the first time that measurements have been made of heterocyclicamines in meats specifically prepared by restaurant chefs, according to Knize. The "field test" is significant...
The American Heart Association Urges Caution On Cholestin
...hat the red yeast fermented on rice used inChinese cooking
is used in much smaller quantities than the food supplement soldin the United States. Therefore, people may be venturing into the unknown byusing the substance in much higher amounts than were used in Chinese cooking,"says Pearson. In addition, alt...
Traditional Chinese diet helps ward off heart disease
...e in reduced heart disease. However, Chinese home cooking
is typically lower in fat than the average Western diet. Woo says other research is planned to look at such questions as whether green tea is more protective than black tea. "Our collaborative project will provide a unique opportunity to identify ...
Study provides new evidence that chemical in tomato sauce may help fight prostate cancer, particularly in black men
...auce, are believed to have the highest benefit, as cooking
breaks down cell walls to release more lycopene, while oil is thought to enhance the absorption of the fat-soluble chemical. Besides tomatoes, other foods contain significant amounts of lycopene, including pink grapefruit and watermelon. In general...
Researchers find correlation between older adults' use of speech and the ability to gesture
...talk and do something else simultaneously, such as cooking
a complicated meal. It is also possible that subjects who were having trouble generating the correct response may have used speech either as a substitute response or as a means of activating gestures," said Barrett. Barrett said because the study wa...
Childhood eating habits may persist into adolescence and lead to obesity
...in China has made expensive foods such as meat and cooking
oils more affordable. This also may suggest that with the rise in living standards, those who have found new prosperity may also be at an increased risk for nutritional problems related to chronic disease. This study is consistent with other smaller...
Fatty acid from fish oil fights arrhythmias, sudden death
...educing n-6 PUFA (which are abundant in plant seed cooking
oils i.e. corn, safflower, sunflower seed oils), improved the ratios of the two types of fatty acids, therefore, decreasing the risk of sudden death. Marchioli emphasizes that the study findings need to be confirmed. The American Heart Associatio...
Cooking tomatoes boosts disease-fighting power
.... All this, despite a loss of vitamin C during the cooking
process, say Cornell food scientists. The reason: cooking
substantially raises the levels of beneficial compounds called phytochemicals. Writing in the latest...
Stove improvements associated with reduced lung cancer risk in China
...rotection Agency, and their colleagues. Household cooking
and heating using unvented indoor stoves is a comm...repits or stoves. Tobacco smoking and frequency of cooking
were similar in both groups. The authors found that levels of indoor air pollution created by vente...
Teenage boys exposed to environmental pollutants
...lychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) by the ingestion of cooking
oil. PCBs are more widely present at much lower concentrations. Men exposed to PCBs before age 20 years had a 35% lower chance of having a baby boy than individuals matched for age and location who were not exposed to the pollutants. The male to fe...
University of Washington developing AI caretakers for Alzheimer's sufferers
... another to put his shoe on and tie it, or someone cooking
lunch to take the frying pan off the stove. "Our focus is on the software," Kautz said. "The sensor technology is pretty good, and we have all this great data. Now we need to put it to use. By the end of summer or fall, we'll be taking full-t...
New recommendations to prevent high blood pressure issued
... although limiting the amount of salt added during cooking
and at the table is important, three-fourths of the average individual's total intake of salt and sodium comes from sodium added during processing and manufacturing. Therefore, NHBPEP urges food manufacturers to lower the amount of sodium in the food...
A nicotine by-product reacts with proteins, say scientists at TSRI
...t TSRI. This process is the chemical equivalent of cooking
and is the same reaction that browns seared sugars...hat causes food to age and spoil. Furthermore, the cooking
of proteins is just the tip of the icebergnornicotine also reacts with commonly prescribed steroids,...
Making therapeutic kitchens more like home aids Alzheimer's patients
...ntia is forgetting how to do routine tasks such as cooking
and dressing. "The more a person can be in a familiar place, the calmer they are and the better the quality of life they will have," Everitt said. For their study, Marsden and his colleagues conducted site visits to four nursing homes and assisted-...
Fossil fuels for household use are viable option for world's poor
...onal wisdom, the use of fossil fuels for household cooking
and heating may make more environmental sense for ...ass - including wood, crop residues and dung - for cooking
and heating, said Kirk R. Smith, professor and chair of environmental health sciences at UC Berkeley...
Consumers endorse researchers' enhancements to lower-quality beef
...tion has made some pork and beef more sensitive to cooking
abuse such as overcooking." So Brewer and colleagues set out to see how enhancement and vitamin E affected overall quality of fresh roasts and steaks, and if enhancement could boost consumer acceptability of roasts.Overall, the participating consumer...
Physics tip sheet #35
... little pieces, gluing them back together and then cooking
them, researchers have found a new type of superconductor that carries more current and remains superconducting in a much higher magnetic field than conventional superconductors. The researchers speculate the new superconducting materials can be used...
Did rats spread SARS in Amoy Gardens?
...and bathroom facilities early in the morning, when cooking
breakfast, taking showers, and so on, will be at increased risk. Housewives will be affected more than husbands working away from home. Small children who crawl on the floor will also be at higher risk."...
Purdue food scientists improve testing of health supplements
...s of oils, which are more expensive than a general cooking
oil. You expect what you buy to be high quality an... each one. Then they mixed various amounts of each cooking
oil with one of the dietary oils and tested to determine if FT-IR could identify the amounts of indi...