Tag: "vegetarians" at medical news
Raw food vegetarians have low bone mass
... of Medicine in St. Louis also found that raw food vegetarians
have other biological markers indicating their bones, although light in weight, may be healthy. The study, published in the March 28 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine, was led by Luigi Fontana, M.D., Ph.D., research instructor in medicine in...
Iron supplements help only certain non-anemic women
...." Women who are physically active, dieting or are vegetarians
are particularly at high risk for iron depletion, the researchers point out. "In developing countries, iron depletion can have dramatic consequences on a woman's ability to do physical work and make a living," says Haas. Iron is an essential componen...
Could a mandated food additive aimed at better fetal development be a risk for seniors?
... sensory and movement difficulties. Vegans (strict vegetarians
who do not eat fish or eggs), and those taking medications which block stomach acid production and thus B-12 absorption, are at highest risk for the deficiency. In developing countries in Central and South America as well as in Africa and Asia, the p...
Spaghetti gets protein boost from corn gluten meal
...ed. There is increasing interest, especially among vegetarians
and health-conscious people, for protein-enriched foods with no cholesterol and low saturated fat contents, he said. We think this may fulfill the demand for healthful food from plant sources. The researchers developed a new processing method for the...
Vegans likely short on calcium, experts say
...ould follow such a strictly limited diet. "Alot of vegetarians
include milk in their diets, so getting enough cal...ause protein increases theurinary loss of calcium, vegetarians
don't need as much calcium as the DailyReference Intake suggests. "When I heard that I said 'Wait a ...