Tag: "intakes" at medical news
New nutritional research: College students face obesity, high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome
...alyzed their calories, carbohydrates, and nutrient intakes
with nutrition software. Individual results shocked many of the students, and the aggregated data contradicted the notion that college students are at the peak of health. Metabolic syndrome, a cluster of five risk factors (high blood pressure, exce...
Higher calcium and vitamin D intakes positively associated with brain lesions in older men and women
...ults, given the current emphasis on promoting high intakes
of calcium and vitamin D." Dr. Payne and her col...ect and significance of high calcium and vitamin D intakes
on brain lesions, including possible causality, in older patients with and without late-life depress...
Eating cured meats frequently can lead to lower lung function and potential COPD
...who consumed cured meats more frequently had lower intakes
of vitamin C, beta-carotene, fish, fruits, vegetab...tamin or mineral supplements. They also had higher intakes
of vitamin E and total energy." The hazard ratio from cured meats associated with lower lung fun...
Apple consumers reap heart-health benefits thanks to flavonoid content, says new research
...fic flavonoid subclasses. They conclude, "Dietary intakes
of flavanones, anthocyanins, and certain foods rich in flavonoids were associated with reduced risk of death due to CHD, CVD and all causes." The publication of this positive study for apples comes on the heels of updated heart disease prevention g...
Highlights from the February 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...rt than non-African Americans, and have lower mean intakes
of calcium, magnesium and phosphorus." In addition...erican communities, in which less-than-recommended intakes
of calcium and other essential nutrients is widespread." The study was funded in part by the Natio...
New report reveals African-Americans may lack key nutrients for optimal health
...can Americans in all age groups have lower average intakes
of calcium, magnesium and phosphorus and consume fewer servings of dairy foods than non African Americans. African Americans in all age groups do not meet the 2005 Dietary Guidelines recommendation for three daily servings of low-fat or fat-free mil...
Children's packed lunches: Are they even worse than Turkey Twizzlers?
...his. "Children who ate school dinners had higher intakes
of protein and most vitamins and minerals, and lower intakes
of sugar and saturated fat. "The Food Standards Agency recommends that packed lunches should ideal...
Juices may reduce Alzheimer's disease risk
...risk. Originally, researchers suspected that high intakes
of antioxidant vitamins (vitamins C, E and -carotene) might provide some protection against Alzheimer's disease, but recent clinical studies have not supported this hypothesis. "We thought that the underlying component may not be vitamins, that there...
Pigments in corn, squash and other vegetables may help protect against age-related vision loss
...on. The women with the highest and lowest dietary intakes
of lutein and zeaxanthin in the Women's Health Initiative, a large study of postmenopausal women that began between 1994 and 1998, were recruited to participate in CAREDS. At the beginning of the study, participants filled out a questionnaire to eva...
Highlights from the July 2006 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...to the researchers. The study examined people's intakes
of dietary calcium, supplemental calcium and total calcium (supplements plus diet) to discover which forms of calcium were associated with weight change. The researchers found "dietary calcium alone had no significant effect on 10-year weight change,...
Low intake of milk in pregnancy associated with decreased birth weight
...an mothers who drank more milk. Milk and vitamin D intakes
during pregnancy were found to be each associated with infant birth weights, independently of other risk factors. In a related commentary, Hollis and Wagner note that this study makes a very intriguing and important observation in relation to vitami...
Making multiple lifestyle changes is beneficial, achievable in lowering high blood pressure
...r week of moderate physical activity, daily sodium intakes
of no more than 2300 milligrams (1 tsp salt), and ...creased fruit, vegetable, dairy, fiber and mineral intakes
and decreased fat intake. The 6-months results of PREMIER results were reported in April 2003 in the...
TV viewing during lunch affects preschool children's intake
...her increase or decrease preschool children's food intakes
and suggests that when children consistently view TV during meals, TV viewing may distract children from normal fullness cues which can lead to overeating in children as it may in adults." In their paper, the researchers write, "To promote self-regul...
Fluoridated beverage consumption and dental fluorosis: There's a connection
...xamined the relationship between beverage fluoride intakes
and fluorosis of the permanent incisors (i.e., fro...rth. Their parents have recorded food and beverage intakes
multiple times throughout the years. The researchers have analyzed well waters and purchased beverag...
Understanding and nourishing the roots of food quality
...l nutrients and the need to increase average daily intakes
of health-promoting antioxidants. The root causes of slipping food quality will be described, as well as the potential to increase the concentrations of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants in food through organic farming practices. Significant tas...
Risk of cardiovascular disease or stroke not significantly decreased with low-fat diet
...ions in CHD risk were observed in those with lower intakes
of saturated fat or trans fat or higher intakes
of vegetables/fruits. "To achieve a significant public health impact on CVD events, a greater magni...
Common blood thinner increases risk of bone fracture
...rfarin should exercise regularly and have adequate intakes
of calcium and vitamin D. Those who are prone to falling could use walking aids and proper footwear. Smokers should quit, which will decrease their risk of osteoporosis and other diseases." The study adds to evidence suggesting that vitamin K is imp...
Vitamin D status appears more important than high calcium intake for maintaining calcium metabolism
...nutrients," the researchers write. "Although ideal intakes
of these 2 nutrients need to be further defined in more elaborate studies, there is already sufficient evidence from numerous studies for physicians and general practitioners to emphasize to a much greater extent the importance of vitamin D status an...
Annual Bibliography of Significant Advances in Dietary Supplement Research 2004
...ibutions that dietary supplements make to nutrient intakes
and health," said Paul M. Coates, Ph.D., director of the Office of Dietary Supplements. In addition to the papers on phenolics and flavonoids, the Bibliography for 2004 includes papers on antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, botanicals, fatty acids, an...
Other highlights in the October 5 JNCI
...intiles. The authors found no associations between intakes
of poultry, fish, dairy products, eggs, total fat, saturated fat, or cholesterol and pancreatic cancer risk. They suggest that because fat is not likely to contribute to the mechanism underlying the findings for meat consumption, carcinogenic substan...