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Wine drinkers have healthier diets than beer drinkers

...wine or to different characteristics of people who drink other types of alcohol, they add. Thus, it is crucial that studies on the relation between alcohol intake and mortality adjust for other lifestyle factors such as drinking patterns, smoking, physical activity, education, or income....

Teens' healthy food choices foiled by early lunch, soft drink machine income and parents who cater

...food choices early lunch, school income from soft drink incentives, and parents who bring fast food to the...s compared to the school meals. Income from soft drink incentives also appears to play a role in the nutrition environment, the study found. The existence...

Vitamin D inhibits progression of some prostate cancers

...ing toxicity. "The best way to get vitamin D is to drink milk, get modest exposure to the sun, and take a vitamin pill to enrich the vitamin D, which might prevent cancer," Lee said. In addition to Lee, authors of the Carcinogenesis article include Bo-Ying Bao, a University of Rochester graduate student, a...

Worldwide study looks to find causes of type 1 diabetes

...is different, says Mrs. Hopkins, and some children drink well water or run their water through the refrigerator or filter. The researchers also are collecting any hard evidence they can, including nail clippings and stool samples and blood, regularly throughout the first 15 years of life. They are lookin...

Binge drinkers have highest risk of alcohol-related injury

Moderate drinkers who occasionally drink heavily are more likely to suffer an alcohol-relat...ot physically dependent on alcohol, but they binge drink or have health or social consequences because of their drinking," she said. According to Gmel, inte...

Chocolate milk could be key to longer, healthier life

.... After one session the participants were asked to drink a mixture of protein and carbohydrate (e.g. sweetened milk) and after the other just carbohydrates. It is well known that consuming proteins and sugars after resistance training increases the synthesis of proteins used for force i.e. it builds muscl...

Sodas and energy drinks can supply a surprising caffeine jolt

...exceeded the maximum recommended limit. One energy drink with the highest caffeine content had a whopping 141 milligrams per serving, more than a double-shot cold espresso drink. These drinks are often marketed as enhancing performance and stimulating metabolism and are sometimes described as being "highly...

Ethnic groups need specialist services to tackle alcohol misuse

... Maudsley NHS Trust. For example, 34% of Irish men drink above the weekly recommended limit of 21 units of alcohol, compared with 29% of the general Irish population and 27% of the general British population. A similar problem exists in south Asian (Sikh) male migrants to the UK and Hispanic men in the Uni...

Colorectal cancer develops earlier in drinkers, smokers and men

...ning for colorectal cancer in people who smoke and drink should start earlier," said lead author of the stu...ndings also suggest that women who do not smoke or drink may be at increased risk for proximal colon cancer and may want to consider undergoing a colonoscopy...

Combining alcohol and Red Bull reduces the 'perception' of impairment

... seven days apart: ingesting alcohol alone, energy drink alone, or alcohol and energy drink combined. At each session, researchers recorded the participants' subjective sensations of intoxica...

Smokers, drinkers and men appear to develop colorectal cancer at earlier ages

...se findings suggest that individuals who smoke and drink should undergo screening for colorectal cancer beg...ors write. In addition, women who do not smoke or drink may be more prone to proximal cancers and might therefore want to consider undergoing colonoscopy in...

Sweet chemistry: Symposium explores sugar alternatives, science of taste

...lth implications. Supertasters tend to be thinner, drink less alcohol, smoke less and have lower rates of cardiovascular disease, studies have shown. Now, a group of scientists has found that being a supertaster also can have a down side: They tend to have a higher number of colon polyps, which is a risk f...

International study questions health benefits of moderate drinking

...lia analyze 54 studies that linked how much people drink with risk of premature death from all causes, including heart disease. Researchers from the University of Victoria in British Columbia and the University of California, San Francisco led the team. The researchers investigated a suggestion put forth ...

Children's viewing time may increase requests for advertised products

...verage one extra request for an advertised food or drink every six to 13 weeks at the end of the study, sev...tely one additional request for advertised food or drink every 13 to 24 weeks and one extra request for an advertised toy every 12 to 18 weeks. The findings...

Making multiple lifestyle changes is beneficial, achievable in lowering high blood pressure

...lligrams (1 tsp salt), and limits of one alcoholic drink per day for women, and two per day for men. Those also following the DASH diet were asked to increase their consumption of fruits and vegetables to 9-12 servings per day, consume 2-3 servings of low-fat dairy products, and keep total fat to no more t...

Moderate drinking associated with better cognition in women

A drink or two a day may be associated with better cogniti...ini Mental State Exam (MMSE) than women who didn't drink at all or who consumed less than one drink a week," said Clinton Wright, M.D., M.S., lead author of ...

Low intake of milk during pregnancy linked to decreased birth weight

...rnal gives expectant mothers yet another reason to drink their milk. Researchers found that women who rarely drank milk during their pregnancy gave birth to smaller babies compared to women who drank more milk. Low birth weight affects one out of every 13 babies born each year in the United States, and it...

MIT research offers new hope for Alzheimer's patients

...nvolve multiple medical centers, are being given a drink that contains the compounds under study, or a taste-matched placebo. "If it works as well on the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease as it does in laboratory animals, I think there will be a lot of interest," Wurtman said....

Underage drinkers account for about 17 percent of consumer expenditures for alcohol

...alcohol dependent, compared with those who did not drink before they turned 21. Young and old pathological drinkers consume a disproportionate share of alcohol. Susan E. Foster, M.S.W., and colleagues from The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, New York, examined info...

K-State professors study risk attitudes and consequences of college drinking

...lling the amount of alcohol, it's not how much you drink that affects the amount of trouble, but how risky ...pecially beneficial to male students, because they drink more than females, as well as to students who have six or more drinks." Student who drink more heavi...

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