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Mediterranean diet leads to longer life

...ated fats, particularly olive oil; a low intake of dairy products and meat; and a modest intake of alcohol, mostly as wine. Current evidence suggests that such a diet may be beneficial to health. The study involved over 74,000 healthy men and women, aged 60 or more, living in nine European countries. Info...

American Dietetic Association statement on new 'MyPyramid'

...greater consumption of fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products and whole grains foods that are naturally high in nutrients and low in calories. That is consistent with ADA's positions and consumer messages that emphasize the individual's total diet, or overall pattern of food consumed. ADA and the Diet...

Eliminating enzyme dramatically reduces cardiovascular disease

...also supplied through such foods as meat, fish and dairy products. According to the American Heart Association, cholesterol is needed to insulate nerves, make cell membranes and produce certain hormones. However, because the body makes enough cholesterol on its own, too much dietary cholesterol is associat...

Low-fat dairy may lower risk of type 2 diabetes in men

CHICAGO Men who include more dairy products in their diets, especially low-fat variet...rs report. "Each serving-per-day increase in total dairy intake was associated with a nine percent lower risk for type 2 diabetes." The researchers note: "...

Low-fat dairy foods may help reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

The consumption of low-fat dairy foods may reduce men's risk of developing type 2 d... prospective examination of a relationship between dairy intake and diabetes risk analyzes data from the HSPH-based Health Professionals Follow-up Study. "...

New NHLBI-sponsored study shows programs can teach children to eat healthier

...y and again after three years. They found that the dairy food group and the desserts/snacks/pizza group had...d," cholesterol. Girls and boys who consumed more dairy products were more likely to have a lower BMI. In addition, boys who consumed more desserts, snacks,...

Diets rich in calcium and vitamin D may decrease risk of PMS

...or low-fat milk, fortified orange juice or low-fat dairy foods such as yogurt," the authors write. "These dietary intakes correspond to approximately 1,200 mg. of calcium and 400 IU of vitamin D from food sources. While previous studies have observed the benefits of calcium supplements for treating PMS, th...

Household dust is main source of flame retardants in humans

... toddlers to adults followed by eating animal and dairy products, according to a report in the July 15 issue of the American Chemical Societys journal Environmental Science & Technology . ACS is the worlds largest scientific society. Until this study, which is based on a computer model developed by Canad...

Government policy changes lead to dramatic drop in heart disease deaths in Poland

...nment cut subsidies for saturated fats - i.e. from dairy and animal sources. Researchers examined how this affected diet in the general population, and whether there were any changes to death rates from heart disease. The study found that by 2002, deaths from coronary heart disease had dropped by over a th...

Purdue research shows added calcium benefits women on the pill

...: control (less than 800 mg calcium a day), medium dairy (1,000-1,100 mg calcium a day) and high dairy (1,200-1,300 mg calcium a day). At the end of the year, women using oral contraceptives and consumin...

Other highlights in the October 5 JNCI

...fforts. Some dietary studies have identified meat, dairy product, and egg consumption as potential risk fac... no associations between intakes of poultry, fish, dairy products, eggs, total fat, saturated fat, or cholesterol and pancreatic cancer risk. They suggest th...

Doctors sue Safeway and other dairy retailers

...ass-action lawsuit today against Safeway and other dairy retailers, calling for milk carton labeling warnin...de effects after drinking it. They also charge the dairy industry with deceiving the public into thinking that milk is essential. The plaintiffs are represen...

Breast cancer increases while experts disagree on causes - Debate in crisis say academics

...HRT and the contraceptive pill, smoking, drinking, dairy products, plastics, pesticides and the relation between the immune system, stress and the environment. Difficulties in finding out what caused breast cancer were compounded by a lack of comparable studies and controls and differing interpretations of...

Researchers call for better recognition and pain management of endometriosis

...ble content and fewer high oestrogen foods such as dairy products. But the women still needed medical intervention to control the pain of the condition. "The development of chronic pain management services for women with endometriosis is long overdue" adds Professor Huntington. "Our study found that a...

CHEST 2005 abstract highlights

...hese, histories of agricultural exposures included dairy farms (30 percent), hog confinement barns (21 percent), and poultry farms (12 percent). The researchers from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, in Nebraska, suggest that agricultural expos...

Food subsidies are damaging health

...ndering the eradication of hunger and poverty. The dairy sector in the European Union is an example of how agriculture subsidies can lead to negative health effects in Europe as well as in developing countries. Surplus milk is converted to storable products and export subsidies are granted in order to disp...

Acne, milk and the iodine connection

...tologists seem to agree that something in milk and dairy products may be linked to teen-age acne. But is it...quipment. Consequently, there is lot of iodine in dairy products. For that reason, I've advised my acne patients for years to decrease their dairy intake."...

Agreement signed on milk bioactive products

..., a wholly owned subsidiary of Australia's largest dairy co-operative, Murray Goulburn Cooperative Co Ltd for the search for unique biologically active compounds (bioactives) in milk. Murray Goulburn Co-operative was formed in 1950 and has grown to become the largest processor of milk in Australia and the...

Dietary intake of antioxidants associated with reduced risk of age-related macular degeneration

...be found in meat, poultry, fish, whole grains, and dairy products. Carrots, kale, and spinach are the main suppliers of beta carotene, while vitamin C is found in citrus fruits and juices, green peppers, broccoli, and potatoes. Based on this study, foods high in these nutrients appear to be more important ...

Low-fat diet's benefits for women less than expected, Stanford researcher says

...rans fats found in processed foods, meats and some dairy products), which is emphasized in current guidelines for heart disease reduction. "This shows that you can't rely on using low-fat substitutes to make a difference," Stefanick said. "You really need to think about what kinds of fats you're eating and...

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