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Compound may help prevent diabetes in fast-food fans
...rcent of the total ingredients found in individual servings
of most of these food products, the researchers say that it will likely be added in higher proportions if used in food as a diabetes-fighter. Already proven to be safe at lower amounts, the researchers do not anticipate that HPMC will cause any adver...
Minorities, poor, uneducated bear the burden
...etables 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 school education. This study did not examine the reasons for these disparities, or present information on access to care, disease management or...
Study: Young adults can be motivated to eat fruits, veggies
..., D.C. - Young adults can be motivated to eat more servings
of fruits and vegetables if they are exposed to ta...ines for good 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...
Milk, fruits and vegetables may help reduce disability risk
...Forest Baptist. "Getting the recommended number of servings
of dairy, fruits and vegetables should be investig... of disability was significantly lower. The median servings
for study participants consuming the highest amounts of the foods were two servings
of dairy, three ...
Preschoolers not getting enough fiber
...However, all children in the study ate fewer dairy servings
than recommended by the Food Guide Pyramid. Dr. Sibylle Kranz, assistant professor of nutritional sciences who led the study, says, "There is clinical evidence that children with low fiber intakes are at risk of chronic constipation. However, there...
Baked or broiled fish may help reduce the risk of stroke
...r ischemic stroke. Average fish consumption was .7 servings
of fried fish/fish sandwich, and 2.2 servings
of broiled or baked fish. "Although the observed associations may reflect dietary habits earlier in...
Diet, exercise, stimulating environment helps old dogs learn
...iet 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 t...
Added sugar displaces food groups lowering quality of preschooler diets
... had the lowest consumption of most 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...
Brain regions activated by food craving overlap with areas implicated in drug craving
...ed to eat whatever they wanted, along with several servings
of the vanilla supplement. Each subject provided names of two foods that they "really like." To trigger cravings during the fMRI scan, names of the liked foods and the liquid diet were alternated on a screen. Subjects were instructed to think a...
Eating fruits and vegetables associated with reduction in cardiovascular disease, but not cancer
...he National Cancer Institute. Eating five or more servings
of fruits and vegetables daily has been recommende...ar disease combined. "Consumption of five or more servings
of fruits and vegetables per day has been recommended in the National 5 A Day for Better Health Prog...
Strong-flavored onions show promise for fighting cancer
...olon cancer cells. No one knows yet how many daily servings
of onions youd have to eat to maximize protection ...l Cancer Institute recommends eating at least five servings
of fruits and vegetables a day....
Researcher looks at racial identity as part of healthy lifestyle
...a day; they moved from an average of three to four servings
a day as compared to the government's recommendation of five. That's compared to most previous projects that netted an improvement of about half a serving. Based on those results, the National Institutes of Health asked Resnicow to make the progra...
Highlights of June Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...rns. Often children are not eating the recommended servings
from the Food Guide Pyramid. Their intake of milk is declining, while soft drink intake and overall food portion sizes appear to be increasing. To examine links between healthful and unhealthful weigh-control behaviors, researchers from the Universit...
Studies indicate healthy eating may affect cancer development, improve digestive system
... RAP, even for those children who ate two or fewer servings
of fruits per week. "Our study found that abdominal pain is common among school children and can cause interruptions in school activities and lifestyles," said Hoda Malaty, M.D., lead investigator of the study. "But consistent with physician recomm...
Obesity leads to high blood pressure in the young
...." Children started eating more fat, eating larger servings
and exercising less. Television is often a big factor, as are fewer hours of physical education at school. Parents need to be educated about the importance of body mass index as a ratio of weight over height and not just consider weight. "Intervent...
Dairy, moderate fat, carbohydrate intakes reduce obesity in young teens
...en in the study had low dairy intake (less that 1 servings
per day for girls and less than 1 servings
per day for boys). These children had gained about three millimeters more skinfold fat each year th...
Research news from Tufts University, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy: March 2004
...University shows that people who eat three or more servings
per day of whole-grain foods, particularly fiber-r...e substantial health benefits to adding just three servings
of whole grains a day, and it is not that difficult to do - just substitute your refined grains with...
Teenage girls lacking in vitamin D
...lmon also provide a vitamin D boost. Eating three servings
per day of dairy products fortified with vitamin D will provide both the vitamin D and calcium to build strong bones. "People who practice sun avoidance, who never go out in the sun without covering up completely, run a real risk of insufficient vita...
College students may be drinking more alcohol than even they realize
...herwise, how is a person to know how many standard servings
of alcohol are present in their bottle of wine or their 40-ounce bottle of beer?" White spoke of an Australian-government initiative that began in 1995, requiring information about serving sizes on all alcoholic beverages. "By doing this, the gover...
Sticks and stones will break your bones; so will a lack of calcium
...ic Association, adolescent boys who consumed three servings
of milk a day had increases in bone density twice as great as those who drank juice; the same boys had higher intakes of calcium, vitamin A, vitamin D (2). Both studies reinforce the fact that children need calcium to protect their bone health; yet...
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