Tag: "nutritional" at medical news
If you fill it, they will slurp, and slurp, and slurp ...
...rcher Brian Wansink, professor of marketing and of nutritional
science at Illinois, said. "This can be dangerous to our diets." Because we appear to judge our food intake by visual cues, such as an empty bowl, Wansink said that people worried about overeating should carefully consider the size of portion serving...
Maternal iron deficiency disrupts mother/child interaction
...s are Murray-Kolb; Dr. John L. Beard, professor of nutritional
sciences; Dr. Rick O. Gilmore, associate professor of psychology; Dr. Douglas Teti, professor of human development and family studies; and Dr. Eva Perez and Dr. Michael Hendricks, physicians in Cape Town, South Africa. The study was conducted in So...
Mesotherapy not proven as a safe alternative to liposuction
...ication, hormone replacement therapy, exercise and nutritional
supplements. No drug is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in mesotherapy. Although the practice of mesotherapy has been around for decades in Europe, it has only recently been introduced in the United States. There are no ...
American Dietetic Association statement on new 'MyPyramid'
...ll if MyPyramid will convey to consumers the vital nutritional
messages of balance, variety, moderation and adequ... variety, proportion and moderation in making good nutritional
choices. ADA recommended that the educational messages within and accompanying the Pyramid should be...
Anti-malaria drug combination could help address treatment crisis in Africa
...nly had their first dose supervised and were given nutritional
advice. The trial involved around 960 patients, of all ages, with uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Mbarara, Uganda. Dr Piola concludes: "We believe that the six-dose regimen of artemether-lumefantrine is a very promising option for the replacing ...
Children do well with shorter fast before surgery
...n the reliance of younger children on this form of nutritional
intake," Brady says. More studies could help researchers determine how milk contributes to stomach volume and acidity, since milk curdles in the stomach and acts more like a solid than liquid, she notes. Many of the studies examined in the review onl...
Institute of Medicine news: Changes needed in WIC program
...creased since the WIC program's inception, and the nutritional
challenges facing families have altered significan...foods provided through WIC up to date with current nutritional
science and make it easier for participants to improve their diets and health." WIC -- shorthand fo...
Burden of cardiovascular disease will shift to the developing world
... be started by looking at the relationship between nutritional
cardiovascular risk factors - overweight and obesity, and elevated blood pressure and cholesterol - and three economic indicators, using data for more than 100 countries. They found that body mass index (BMI) and cholesterol increased rapidly in ...
Nutritional advice improves health of children in developing countries
Improving the quality and coverage of nutritional
advice given to families in developing countries c...aths in infants worldwide. Some of the most common nutritional
problems in developing countries are stunted growth and iron-deficiency anaemia. Mary Penny (Instit...
Soft drinks consumption may increase the risk of childhood obesity
...trient-poor, energy-dense snack foods, which makes nutritional
deficiencies another area of concern. Children seem to be choosing soft drinks or sweetened fruit drinks instead of milk, which can decrease their levels of protein, calcium, zinc, and vitamins A and C. The American Academy of Pediatrics Committee ...
Nutrition gene key in regulating immune system
...ool of Medicine's Skirball Institute, studying the nutritional
aspects of the gene. Dr. Ron, a co-author on the Immunity paper, shared a GCN2 knockout mouse he developed and helped the MCG researchers study the gene's role in T cells. When these knockout mice were exposed to IDO, their T cells simply ignored it....
Genes may influence nutritional composition of breast milk
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. The nutritional
composition of a mother's breast milk may depend n...eeded before these findings can be translated into nutritional
recommendations for pregnant and nursing women. He predicted, however, that in the future, similar ...
Risk factors associated with elderly hospital deaths: Dependence on others and being too thin
...ctor in the severity of an illness and a patient's nutritional
status. The study examined the medical records of ...nal status, how sick the person is, and his or her nutritional
status have all been shown to be important individually. We thought it was important to look at the ...
UNC launches study of liver injury caused by drugs
... by prescription and over-the-counter medications, nutritional
supplements, alternative medicines and herbals. Funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, DILIN will be the first large-scale investigation of severe liver injury associated with drugs. Other DILIN centers alon...
New NHLBI-sponsored study shows programs can teach children to eat healthier
... compared to their peers who received only general nutritional
information. The study showed that after three y...tion group did not adversely affect the children's nutritional
status, growth, or development. In the latest analysis, researchers analyzed the dietary recalls co...
'Dr. Chef' improves quality of life for patients
...e to improve the quality of life for patients with nutritional
limitations in particular and chronic illnesses in general through combining the knowledge of doctors, chiefs and clinical dieticians," said Polak....
Housing subsidies may help prevent children's undernutrition
...hors suggest. The current study tested whether the nutritional
status of low-income children, as measured by grow...oth from its value as a public health indicator of nutritional
and health status in populations of young children and from evidence that undernutrition in early ch...
New benefits of soy revealed
...king can be healthful when snack foods are high in nutritional
value and low in calories, Anderson provides a quantitative analysis of what makes a snack either a healthy choice, or a "junk food." While parents may not enter the grocery store with calculator in hand to crunch the numbers before their children ...
TV confuses children about which foods are healthy, new study finds
...children in the study. Regardless of their initial nutritional
knowledge, the more television they watched, the less able they also were "to provide sound nutritional
reasons for their food choices," said the author of the study, Kristen Harrison, a professor of spee...
Nutritious frozen foods can play role in weight-loss programs
... of Masterfoods USA; and Ellen Evans, professor of nutritional
sciences in the kinesiology and community health department at Illinois....
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