Tag: "diet" at medical news
Female Soccer Players Perform Best On A High-Fat Diet, UB Study Finds
...e able to perform longer ata higher intensity on a diet
composed of 35 percent fat than on diets of 27perc...ized crossover design -- their normal diet, normal diet
plus415 calories of oil-roasted peanuts per day, or normal diet
plus an equal amountof extra calorie...
1930s Fascism Spawned Public Health Initiatives
...t cancer took many forms, including nutritionaland diet
therapeutics, mitigation of occupational hazards such as asbestos andan aggressive anti-tobacco program. Hitler's vegetarianism and abstinence fromalcohol and tobacco influenced preventive approaches, as did the increasingscarcity of supplies in a co...
Semiconductor Plants May Be A Danger To The Health Of Employees
...loyees for the HSE, suggests that smoking and poor diet
are more likelycauses of any cancers. "We are committed to providing a healthy and safe workingenvironment," says a spokesman. In the US, an initial reluctance by the semiconductor industry to accepta cancer study seems to have been overcome,...
New book on osteoporosis covers preventing and treating 'The Aging Disease' in consumer language
...e sunlight and a daily multiplevitamin. The best diet
to maintain bone mass is moderately high in protein, withplenty of fruits and vegetables. Men and women who perform weight-bearing exercise (walking, climbing stairs,moderate weight-lifting) three to five times a week generally have more bonemass th...
Anti-Depressant Drug Shows Promise As Weight-Loss Treatment
... anaverage of 222 pounds. He chose a 1,600-calorie diet
because it is just 500calories below what an average woman would eat and thus is considered safe andwell-tolerated. At the end of eight weeks, the 18 women who completed the study and took thedrug lost 6.21 percent of their body weight, compared with...
Diet Can Reduce Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease
...Yu-Poth et al A comprehensive meta-analysis of 37 diet
intervention studies shows thatprogressive reduction in dietary calories, saturated fat and cholesterol haspositive benefit in reducing serum lipids and lipoproteins and cardiovascularrisk without use of conventional cholesterol lowering drugs....
Family Support A Factor In Cardiovascular Responses To Stress
... and stroke risks, people often tend tolook toward diet
and exercise, the more physical risk factors," Light says. "Wecertainly think they may benefit if they also look toward the psychologicalfactors in their family life."...
American Heart Association Media Advisory: Cholesterol Lowering Margarines
...bout 7-10 percent. They should be combined with a diet
thatis low in saturated fat which comes from animal sources, such as butter, meatand milk and high in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low fat dairy productsand lean meat. Additionally, for many people, medications such as thecholesterol-lowering d...
American Heart Association media advisory: long-term intake of dietary fiber and decreased risk of coronary heart disease among women
...ican Medical Association (JAMA) says that eating a diet
high in fiber,specifically cereal fiber, can help ...lower levels of blood cholesterolprovided that the diet
is low in saturated fat and cholesterol. The paper being published in JAMA looked at 68,782 women ov...
Study links body image to athletes' fertility
...do not contradict earlier work that shows thatpoor diet
and excessive exercise are directly related to men...s may exacerbate the effects of poor or inadequate diet
andexcessive exercise." The Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program of Penn State's College of...
Soy foods reduce risk of coronary heart disease
...terol. Subjectswere fed a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet
that doubled intake of soluble fibreand replaced m...ts. Compared to the low-fat control diet, the test diet
significantly lowered totalcholesterol levels, LDL cholesterol and the ratios of good to bad cholest...
Risk factors for women remain high one year after heart surgery
... behaviors such as weightcontrol, follow a low-fat diet
and increase physical activity. Patients alsoneed ...sic lifestyle changes, such as initiatinga low-fat diet
to reduce cholesterol, patients must know their numbers," saysAllen. "Know what your cholesterol lev...
Moooooove over, chicken! Study shows lean red meat can play a role in low-fat diet
... levelson a comprehensive low-fat, low-cholesterol diet
that included lean meat. Patients were randomly assigned to consume 80 percent of their meat intake fromlean red meats (beef, veal or pork) for five to seven days a week for ninemonths, or to eat lean white meats (fish or poultry) for the same length...
Female hormones don't cause overeating and weight gain
...urned. There were no changes in food preferencesor diet
composition either." She adds, "There was no shift in chocolate intake or in how much theyliked chocolate. No shift in their taste for sweet foods in general. No shift incarbohydrate preferences." The Penn State researcher will prese...
Federal agencies report on nation's children
...rates are up. Most children andadolescents have a diet
that is poor or needs improvement. In addition, 1... through 1996, most children and adolescents had a diet
that was pooror needed improvement. Moreover, older children had poorer diets. For example,in 1996...
Cholesterol-lowering drugs provide double protection against heart disease
... medications and a low-cholesteroldiet, and two by diet
alone. The high cholesterol group saw their levels drop toan average of 197 mg/dl during the course of therapy. The researchers measured myocardial (heart) blood flow using a technique calledpositron emission tomography (PET). Readings were made wh...
Children CATCH on to heart-health messages
...on intervention in grades 3 through 5 maintained a diet
significantly lower intotal fat and saturated fat and continued to pursue more vigorous physicalactivity levels compared to the students in the control groups. These resultssuggest that schools can be an important place to help youth establish habits...
New biological target identified for cholesterol-lowering drugs
...ed 'bad' component of total cholesterol -- through diet
andexercise, CRP increased over time. "This drug appears to have an effect beyond lowering the bad cholesterol,"Ridker says. More research is needed to learn if the anti-inflammatory effectextends to other cholesterol-lowering drugs. All of the pat...
Obesity drugs not a quick fix for achieving weight loss
... of diets, and most have lost weight. But when the diet
ends, the weighttends to come back. And unlike som..., many have madeso much progress by changing their diet
and increasing their physical activitythat they no longer are interested in obesity drugs." Maintai...
Conscientious heart patients less likely to die
...their pills were more likelyto eat a heart-healthy diet
and participated in a greater number of socialevents in the previous month. "We speculate that people who are actively engaged in pleasurable lifeactivities may have a stronger desire for good health and thus may be moremotivated to adhere to health-...
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