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Common Carbohydrates May Prove To Be Substitute For Dietary Fiber
...son could get the benefits of dietaryfiber without eating
bowlsful of bran? What if avoiding inflammatory boweldisease and ulcerative colitis was as easy as eating
small amounts of theright foods? In a turnaround from previous beliefs, researchers are finding a g...
Cancer Protection Compound Abundant In Broccoli Sprouts
...Clinical studies are currently under way to see if eating
a few tablespoonsof the sproutsdaily can supply the same degree of chemoprotection as one to two pounds ofbroccoli eatenweekly. The sprouts look and taste something like alfalfa sprouts, according toTalalay. Talalay founded the Brassica Chemo...
Cardiovascular Costs, Deaths Projected To Rise In 1998
...ol - actions such asbecoming physically active and eating
a diet low in saturated fat andcholesterol. Medical treatments, primarily cholesterol-lowering drugs, are alsoavailable." The 1998 Heart and Stroke Statistical Update includes a section to tiein with the AHA's effort to alert women of the da...
Most People Cant Identify Stroke Symptoms
... factor was hypertension, followed by stress, poor eating
habits, and smoking. Most people reported getting their information about stroke from television, newspapers, magazines, and doctors in that order, although doctors were the most commonly cited source for African-Americans and for people over age 7...
UF Psychiatrists Use Antidepressants To Treat Smoking Addiction
...sociated with survival-enhancing behaviors such as eating
and sex. UF physicians have studied the effects of two new medications for smoking: buproprion and naltrexone. Both act on the area of the brain that rewards survival-enhancing behaviors. UF physicians also offer patients strategies for attaining and...
Secondary Prevention Of Heart Disease Should Be Improved
...change, such as exercising, giving up smoking or a eating
a better diet. The authors also found that practices which ran nurse led clinics to promote secondary prevention, had healthier patients at the end of their one year study, with less chest pain and a reduction in hospital admissions. Campbell et al c...
Products For Weight Loss Or Increased Energy Can Be Deadly, Warn Poison Control Experts
...rs need to be extremely cautious about drinking or eating
off-the-shelfproducts that promise weight loss, increased energy, or enhanced athleticperformance, advise experts with the California Poison Control System (CPCS). "In early April, the death of a woman in Southern California allegedly waslinked to he...
Repairing Cranio-Facial Deformities From The Inside Out
...aller than her upper jaw. This misalignment makes eating
andeven speaking difficult since her teeth do not meet and her tongue is in anawkward position. Howmedica Leibinger, the company that manufactures DynaForm, has chosenTemple as one of only three sites in the U.S. to be the first to offer th...
Remembering Your Medications: Older Are Wiser
... often you followother regular routines, including eating
meals at about the same time each day,or engaging in regular activities at home, such as reading the paper, watching aparticular television show, or talking with family members. After these initial assessments, participants received the prescriptions...
Altered Brain Chemistry In Bulimia Nervosa Patients Persists After Recovery, According To UPMC Researchers
...to develop bulimia nervosa. "The development of an eating
disorder is often attributed to the effects of our... cultural mores, only a smallpercentage develop an eating
disorder. Our study may have identified abiological risk factor that plays a part in deciding who d...
Medication Offers Hope For Relief From Burning Mouth Pain
... spontaneous firing of the pain nerve. Even though eating
offers relief from the pain of BMS, Grushka adds, BMS sufferers do notusually become overweight....
Fructose Consumption May Accelerate Aging: Skin's Elasticity And Softness May Be Affected
...reased over the last 20 years. "Americans are eating
more and more processed foods such as carbonateddrinks, baked goods, canned fruits, jams and dairy products that containfructose," said Werman. The researchers' laboratory tests found that rats fed fructose for a yearshowed significantly great...
Want To Eat Less Fat? Resolve To Read Food Labels
... relationship between reading nutrition labels and eating
lessfat," says lead author Marian Neuhouser, Ph.D....labels included: believing in the importance of eating
a low-fat diet (these people were 10times more likely to read labels than those who did not believe ...
Wine Drinkers Consume Heart-Smart Diets
...o complete aquestionnaire about their drinking and eating
habits. Data were analyzed and grouped according t... their findings are representative of drinking and eating
patterns in other regions as well. However, how muchinfluence a healthy diet has on the etiology of ...
Study Finds Olestra Chips Don't Generate Gastrointestinal Woes
...he said, thetype of chips people thought they were eating
had a significantly greater effecton symptoms they...l gastrointestinal effects werenot associated with eating
olestra corn or potato chips," Sandler said. "Thereis evidence from other work that olestra decrease...
Insulin Resistance And Obesity Avoided In Genetically Modified Mice, As Reported In Science
...ntly lower amounts of glucose in their blood after eating
and evenlower amounts of insulin. Thus, deleting the PTP-1B enzyme appeared to increasethe mice's sensitivity to insulin: they were able to use smaller amounts of thehormone to efficiently move glucose from the bloodstream into the cells. To ...
Exercise Is The Best Means Of Weight Control In Teenagers
Onset of adolescent eating
disorders: population based cohort study over 3 ye...vy dieting were 18 times more likely to develop an eating
disorder than those who didn't diet. Those girls who dieted moderately, were five times more at ris...
Postmenopausal Women Reap Heart Benefits From Foods Containing Vitamin E
... may reduce their risk ofcardiovascular disease by eating
more foods rich in vitamin E, according to astudy ...ays. "The best scientific evidence we have is that eating
a diet rich in fruits andvegetables is protective against heart disease," says Mosca. "We can never...
Can We Prevent Hearing Loss In Elderly Women?
...min retailer, most nutrition scientists agree that eating
a balanced diet is still the best way tomaintain your health....
New Book Says Cross-Train Your Brain To Increase Mental Function
... tour bus, sleeping in an American-style hotel and eating
atMcDonald's. Instead, rent a car, figure out the roads and drive to a small townwhere you don't speak the language, and stay in a local bed-and-breakfast andtry weird foods." "That is brain exercise," Katz said. "That is a neurobic experienc...
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