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Storage time and temperature effects nutrients in spinach

...appearance does not mean that the spinach is still rich in nutrients. Spinach is prized because of its high nutrient content, particularly folate and carotenoids. Folate is a vitamin B compound, responsible for producing and maintaining new cells in the body. Folate deficiency in pregnant women can lead ...

'Chemistry and Flavor of Hispanic Foods' one-day symposium, March 15

...country's fast-growing Hispanic population and its rich and diverse culinary heritage. While consumers have enjoyed treats such as tortilla chips and margaritas for many years, scientists are now beginning to discover that Hispanic foods have unique chemistries that offer unexpected health benefits, novel...

Three out of the four million newborn babies who die each year could be saved

...ed research relates to the 1% of newborn deaths in rich countries. The four papers in this series address ...nal organisations and national governments of both rich and poor countries. WHEN, WHERE AND WHY ARE FOUR MILLION NEWBORN BABIES DYING EACH YEAR? The first...

Failing to aid Africa will lead to more terrorism

...e poverty, and the already very skewed gap between rich and poor keeps growing. He will discuss his ideas on how to reduce poverty in Africa through research at a session that begins at 9:45 a.m. today (Feb. 21) at a symposium, "Science, Technology and Inequalities," at the annual meeting of the American ...

Monkey 'pay-per-view' study could aid understanding of autism

...indicate that the researchers' methods could offer rich scientific dividends in understanding perception and the brain's social machinery, said Platt. This knowledge can likely be applied to human neural social machinery, he said. "At the moment, it's only a tantalizing possibility, but we believe that si...

University of Manchester makes made-to-measure skin and bones a reality using inkjet printers

...the printer, the cells are suspended in a nutrient rich liquid not dissimilar to ink, which ensures their survival. The cells are then fed into the printer and seeded directly into the structure as it is built. This avoids any 'sticking to the surface' which is a major disadvantage of current methods that...

Diet, exercise, stimulating environment helps old dogs learn

... physical activity, mental stimulation, and a diet rich in antioxidants can help keep aging canine--and perhaps human--brains in tip-top shape. The research, supported by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is among the first to examine the combined ef...

What happens in the brain when we remember our own past?

...ones in the scanner. The recordings created a very rich recollective experience, enabling scientists to tease out more easily the different brain regions associated with factual (semantic) and episodic autobiographical memories. One problem researchers had was finding people willing to make the diary re...

To weigh less, eat more

...es, "Individuals who ate low-fat, high-fiber diets rich in fruits and vegetables weighed less, consumed more food and had healthier eating patterns. " Julie Ello-Martin, doctoral candidate in nutrition, conducted the study in which women were counseled. In this study, 101 obese women were divided into t...

Compound in apples may help fight Alzheimer's disease

...ce the risk of developing the disease. Other foods rich in antioxidants include blueberries, red wine, red grapes and dark chocolate. Alzheimers affects an estimated 4.5 million people in the United States, according to the National Institute on Aging. That figure is expected to rise dramatically as the p...

Can poor countries help rich countries contain drug costs?

...tain costs. Could the essential drugs concept help rich countries to control the rise in drug costs? Faced...rug lists or formularies are already widespread in rich countries, say experts in an accompanying commentary. But there are trade-offs: limitations on choic...

Protection from sudden cardiac death in women may be linked with a diet rich in alpha-linolenic acid

...W ORLEANS, Nov. 8 Women who reported eating diets rich in oils containing alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) seemed to have a lower risk of dying from heart disease and sudden cardiac death than women whose diets are low in the plant-derived fatty acid, researchers reported at the American Heart Association's Sc...

Good fats decrease multiple heart disease risk factors

A Penn State study has shown that a diet rich in alpha-linolenic acid from walnuts, walnut oil and flaxseed oil not only lowered bad cholesterol but also decreased markers for blood vessel inflammation in men and women representative of typical Americans at cardiovascular risk. While previous st...

Advances in plasma physics at Annual APS Meeting

...ine have been made for the first time, revealing a rich array of implosion phenomena. Measuring the mass distribution of dense plasmas is traditionally done using x rays in a fashion similar to dental radiographs; an x-ray source is placed near the plasma and an x-ray photograph of the plasma is recorded....

Churches nationwide issue plea for increased rates of African American organ donation

... sick, or that organs are distributed first to the rich or famous. It's not true," said Dr. Scantlebury. "We need to educate ourselves and our community about these issues. Because of advances in surgery and medical care after a transplant, more recipients than ever are living longer and healthier lives."...

Advances in plasma physics at Annual APS Meeting

...ine have been made for the first time, revealing a rich array of implosion phenomena. Measuring the mass distribution of dense plasmas is traditionally done using x rays in a fashion similar to dental radiographs; an x-ray source is placed near the plasma and an x-ray photograph of the plasma is recorded....

Fetal tissue restores lost sight

...ive diseases are the biggest cause of blindness in rich countries, affecting tens of millions of people. While Bryant's improvement is the most dramatic, four other patients have also had good results. When New Scientist reported the initial results of these retinal transplants last year (1 February 2003,...

Strong-flavored onions show promise for fighting cancer

...wn for their potential health benefits. Onions are rich in a flavor compound known as quercetin, a potent antioxidant that has been linked to protection against cataracts and heart disease as well as cancer. They are also sodium, fat and cholesterol free. Onions are the third-most consumed vegetable crop ...

Binge drinking: red wine and alcohol have different effects on platelets

...nces in socioeconomic factors. To put it bluntly, rich people drink red wine and are healthier than poor whiskey-addicted bums, which might account for some of the beneficial effects of red wine consumption. However, even when these confounders are accounted for, some of the differences in beneficial ef...

Healthy foods choices highlighted during National Chemistry Week, Oct. 17-23

...e found that beans, particularly black ones, are a rich but overlooked source of antioxidants and may prov...ain cancer-fighting compounds -- Bread crust is a rich source of cancer-fighting antioxidants and may provide a much stronger health benefit than the rest ...

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