Tag: "fruits" at medical news
Minorities, poor, uneducated bear the burden
...tive heart failure and stroke. Women consume more fruits
and vegetables than men; and daily intake of five or more servings of fruits
and/or vegetables was low in all groups and lowest in black and white men with less than a high scho...
Chemicals in apples could reduce the risk of breast cancer, Cornell study in rats suggests
...nergistic effects of the phytochemicals present in fruits
and vegetables that are responsible for their pote...in more significant health benefits by eating more fruits
and vegetables and whole grain foods than in consuming expensive dietary supplements, which do not c...
Study: Young adults can be motivated to eat fruits, veggies
...ng adults can be motivated to eat more servings of fruits
and vegetables if they are exposed to tailored, pr...d health recommend eating nine or more servings of fruits
and vegetables each day, but when the study began, the guidelines called for at least five servings,...
Milk, fruits and vegetables may help reduce disability risk
...e reason than ever to drink your milk and eat your fruits
and vegetables. A Wake Forest University Baptist M... today that high consumption of dairy products and fruits
and vegetables may lower the risk of disability, especially among black women. The research, in the ...
Diet, exercise, stimulating environment helps old dogs learn
... the other fed the antioxidant fortified diet. The fruits
and vegetables added to the antioxidant fortified diet was the equivalent of increasing intake from 3 servings to 5 or 6 servings daily. Previous research suggests that antioxidants might reduce free radical damage to neurons in the brain, which scie...
A proverb a day may make you healthier
...tion, encouraging you to eat red, yellow and green fruits
and vegetables). Seven days without exercise makes one weak (physical activity). "A proverb is usually a homely illustration of a great truth and is not meant to be a dry scientific statement," says Choi....
Added sugar displaces food groups lowering quality of preschooler diets
...ost nutrients, and servings of grains, vegetables, fruits
and dairy. Eleven percent of the two and three year olds and 12 percent of the four and five year olds consumed 25 percent or more of calories from added sugar. Average sugar intake was lower among two and three year olds than among four and five...
Study finds no reduction in breast cancer risk with consumption of vegetables and fruits
... large group of women found no link between eating fruits
and vegetables and a subsequent decreased risk for breast cancer, according to a study in this week's JAMA. Carla H. van Gils, Ph.D., of the University Medical Center, Utrecht, the Netherlands and colleagues examined how the intake of total and spec...
Chemicals found in cherries may help fight diabetes
...is possible that consumption of cherries and other fruits
containing these compounds [anthocyanins] could ha...y have diabetes, he adds. While fresh cherries and fruits
containing these anthocyanins are readily available, medicinal products may be the most efficient wa...
Scientists discover recipe for life: eating the 'Polymeal' cuts heart disease by 76%
... The Polymeal includes wine, fish, dark chocolate, fruits
and vegetables, almonds and garlic, eaten on a daily basis (but four times a week for fish). Scientists reviewed the medical literature on how much each ingredient cuts heart disease, blood pressure or cholesterol levels by varying amounts, (150ml w...
Antioxidant supplementation may reduce incidence of cancer in men
...a healthy diet that includes a high consumption of fruits
and vegetables, had protective effects against cancer in men." ...
'Fatally flawed' legal analysis will not stand
...rs and follow-on researchers to have access to the fruits
of their NIH investment." Rick Johnson, director of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition added, "These 11th hour comments appear to have one intention. That is to throw seeds of confusion and legal doubt, where, in fact, there i...
To weigh less, eat more
... diet that includes more water-rich foods, such as fruits
and vegetables, consume more food but weigh less t...g more low-energy-dense, water-rich foods, such as fruits
and vegetables, was associated with lower body weights. "Decreasing the energy density of your diet...
An apple a day could protect against brain-cell damage
...ing more apples in the diet as well as other fresh fruits
and vegetables. "Indeed, I have a reason to say an apple a day keeps the doctor away," he says. The researchers used red delicious apples grown in New York state to provide the extracts to study the effects of phytochemicals. Lee said that all apples...
Compound in apples may help fight Alzheimer's disease
...tent antioxidant abundant in apples and some other fruits
and vegetables appears to protect brain cells agai...[the antioxidant] quercetin when compared to other fruits
and vegetables and may be among the best food choices for fighting Alzheimers, says study leader C.Y...
800 calories a day less and women never missed them
...easy step toward obesity prevention by adding more fruits
and vegetables and trimming the fat to decrease energy density without having to serve tiny portions." Reducing energy density is the key to Rolls' eating plan and the subject of her best-selling book, The Volumetrics Weight-Control Plan. In ...
Vegetable lovers should be viewed as different from fruit aficionados
.... It found that adults who preferred vegetables to fruits
ate more spicy foods, drank wine more frequently w...mmendations. "You can show them, for example, how fruits
are healthy replacements for desserts or candy, and how fruits
can offer an easy way to complement a...
Looking for the secret to a healthier diet? Part of the answer might be at church, study finds
...d a link between church involvement and eating the fruits
and veggies that are best for you. "We're saying c...y attended church ate 26 percent more "powerhouse" fruits
and vegetables -- those fruits
and veggies that contain the most nutrients -- than those who didn't,...
Research on fabrics and cancer-fighting foods featured at ACS meeting
...trition and Food Supply. The bottom-line: eat more fruits
and vegetables. (Saturday, Nov. 13, 10:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., Empire D) Nobel-prize winning chemist to deliver plenary lecture John B. Fenn, winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize in chemistry, will deliver the plenary lecture. His topic, Electrospray Wings...
Eating fruits and vegetables associated with reduction in cardiovascular disease, but not cancer
...Cancer Institute. Eating five or more servings of fruits
and vegetables daily has been recommended to reduc...r incidence. In an analysis of different groups of fruits
and vegetables, consumption of green leafy vegetables showed the strongest inverse association with ...
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