Tag: "servings" at medical news
OHSU study shows four daily servings of fruits & vegetables reduce breast cancer risk by half
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Women who eat four or more servings
of fruits and vegetable per day have a 50 percent ...st cancer compared with women who eat two or fewer servings
a day, according to a study presented by Oregon Health & Science University researchers at the secon...
Vitamin D deficiency emerges as new epidemic
...king more vitamin D fortified milk at least three servings
a day. Today milk comes in more varieties and grab-and-go packaging than ever before. There are flavored, fat free and reduced fat milks to suit every taste and dietary need. In addition, public health experts urge everyone to get outside and get ...
Fruits, vegetables overlooked by healing heart patients
...e progress during the same time toward eating five servings
of fruits and vegetables a day. After two years, only 23 percent were at the maintenance stage, while 59 percent had slid down the ladder to the pre-contemplation or contemplation stages. "There is no evidence that movement within the stages of chang...
Stress leads kids to unhealthy diets
...' consumption of 34 fatty food items, and how many servings
of fruit and vegetables they ate each day, how often they snacked, and how frequently they ate breakfast. (Eating a healthy breakfast has been shown to have a positive effect on long-term health.) Wardle found that the strongest association for stres...
School lunch options crowd out fruits and vegetables
...tatoes represented more than half of all vegetable servings
served to students within the school lunches. Kubik and colleagues say that more low-cost and healthy items should be added to a la carte menus, and that schools should consider policies to limit students' access to high-fat snacks and sweetened drin...
For healthy diet, learning level counts more than earning level
...ege-educated people took in more calcium, iron and servings
of fresh fruit than less-educated people did, but they also ate more saturated fats -- which decreased their Dietary Quality Index. Between 1965 and the mid-1990s, the overall Dietary Quality Index improved for all education groups. But better-educat...
Study provides new evidence that cranberry juice may help fight heart disease
...y increase by an average of 10 percent after three servings
of juice per day. Based on known epidemiological d...increased by as much as 121 percent after 2 or 3 servings
of juice per day, he says. Like elevated levels of good cholesterol, increased antioxidant levels ar...
Are growing portion sizes leading to expanding waistlines?
...y explains why many Americans view six to 11 grain servings
per day as 'too much to eat.' At our current portion sizes, it is too much." The researchers found that portions of some foods exceed the serving sizes recommended on the package's food label. The labels list the number of calories per serving, but...
Purdue researchers design fishes' diets to make you healthier
...American Heart Association recommends at least two servings
each week of omega-3-rich fatty fish. A serving should be 3 ounces cooked, about the size of a deck of cards. In one study, senior citizens who ate one serving weekly had a 44 percent lower risk of heart attack, according to the organization. Special...
New guidelines focus on fish, fish oil, omega-3 fatty acids
...e recommended that healthy adults eat at least two servings
of fish per week, particularly fish such as mackerel, lake trout, herring, sardines, albacore tuna and salmon. These fish contain two omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids (EPA and DHA). A third kind is less potent - alph...
Rigorous, short-term diet-exercise program lowers heart disease risk
...rbohydrates. Carbohydrates were derived from five servings
of high-fiber whole grains, four servings
of vegetables and three servings
of fruit daily. Grains, vegetable, and fruit were served all-you-w...
Almonds: Cholesterol lowering, heart-healthy snack
...people in the study, both those who ate only ounce servings
and those who ate more, maintained their weight. "We found that almonds reduce coronary heart disease risk factors in a dose-dependent manner and may be used as healthy snacks without weight gain," said Dr. David Jenkins, who conducted the analysis....
Whole grains reduce long-term risk of type 2 diabetes in men
...rition, Fung et al. found that men who ate several servings
of whole grains per day over a period of years had...n consumption, with the lowest quintile eating 0.4 servings
of whole grains per day and the highest quintile averaging 3.2 servings
per day. Subjects with highe...
Dietary whole grains may benefit in prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes
...nto quintiles according to lower or higher regular servings
of whole grains, those in the highest quintile of whole-grain consumption tended to have associated healthy lifestyle habits such as not smoking; taking multivitamin supplements; consuming less meat, alcohol, and saturated fat; and eating more fruits...
Fish-rich tribal diet linked with low leptin levels
...American Heart Association recommends at least two servings
of fish a week....
Cardiovascular benefits of long-term fruit and vegetable consumption
...ificantly reduced in those who consumed at least 3 servings
of fruits and vegetables per day. The research, pa...986, 1987, and 1992. In determining average daily servings
of fruit and vegetables, the researchers used both a 3-month food frequency questionnaire detailing ...
American Heart Association weighs in on fat substitutes
... your portion to one ounce and check the number of servings
per bag. This is a relatively new fat-replacer, and the jury is still out on the long-term health effects." The association's dietary guidelines for healthy individuals still recommend limiting total fat to less than 30 percent of total calories, wi...
Increased fruit and vegetable consumption could reduce cardiovascular disease
...the average intake of fruit and vegetables to five servings
a day could substantially reduce the risk of cardi...r fruit and vegetable consumption to at least five servings
a day (one portion being an 80 gramme serving)or to a control group where participants were not inst...
American kids poor food choices: Fewer than 15 percent eat recommended fruits and vegetables
...ge children eat the recommended five or more daily servings
of fruits and vegetables. The dismal discovery fr...ables. The average 6 to 11 year-old eats only 3.5 servings
of fruits and vegetables each day, achieving only half the recommended 7 servings
per day for this a...
Mercury ups heart disease risk
... currently recommends that individuals consume two servings
of fish weekly, both for the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, and because fish tends to be low in saturated fats, which contribute to elevated cholesterol levels. These results from Kuopio are intriguing, but preliminary, and should be viewed in the ...
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