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Children do well with shorter fast before surgery

...dies in which children ate plain cookies or cooked rice cereal, there was some evidence that stomach volumes were higher among these children. "At present, the available evidence does not support a shift in practice from the current established guidelines which permit children solid food up to six or eigh...

Can rice bran oil melt away cholesterol?

A natural component of rice bran oil lowers cholesterol in rats, and ongoing r...led tocotrienol rich fraction or TRF isolated from rice bran oil. Vitamin E, which has been widely studied for its health benefits, consists of both toco...

GM rice will not end hunger in China

Boosting food production with GM rice is unlikely to eliminate hunger in China, states an editorial in this week's issue of THE LANCET. China is expected to become the first country in the world to commercialise genetically engineered rice. But bumper harvests will not address the unde...

TV confuses children about which foods are healthy, new study finds

...ther, Harrison said. The pairs were carrot/celery, rice cake/wheat bread, jelly/peanut butter, spinach/let...n their diets with low-fat, low-calorie items like rice cakes and diet soda does them a disservice by depriving their bodies of the whole-food nutrients nee...

Iron-rich rice improves iron status of women

...trying to boost the vitamin and mineral content of rice and other staples through traditional plant breedi...on status of women who ate biofortified, iron-rich rice was 20 percent higher than in women who ate traditional rice. "Although this sounds like a modest i...

Many new immigrants to US change diet -- and not for the better

...t reported eating fewer vegetables, fruit, fish or rice and beans. As a consequence of their acquired tastes, many new immigrants are not only bulking up, but also becoming less healthy, Akresh said. Dietary change as an area of assimilation had not been studied, but Akresh believes that "in perhaps no re...

How nice, brown rice: Study shows rice bran lowers blood pressure in rats

...sts in Japan have shown that this waste product of rice processing, called rice bran, significantly lowers blood pressure in rats whose hypertension resembles that of humans. The t...

Study indicates widely-used nutritional supplement does not improve cholesterol levels

...from a variety of sources (sugar cane, wheat germ, rice bran, beeswax) are available over-the-counter and on the Internet in several countries. Advertising emphasizes predominantly its reputed lipid-lowering effects, comparable with statins (prescription medications taken to lower cholesterol). Most of th...

Clean water project hit by funding drought

...that a mixture of clay and crop residues - such as rice husks or bran - created the ideal ceramic filter, when fired at 700 to 1,000C. At these temperatures the crop residue decomposes, releasing carbon dioxide gas which forms microscopic pores in the ceramic material exactly the right size to trap bacter...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 28, 2007

...cal reactions Elevated arsenic levels reported in rice grown in South Central States Red pepper: Hot stu...DIATE RELEASE Elevated arsenic levels reported in rice grown in South Central States Environmental Science & Technology The largest market basket surv...

University of Leicester research reveals rice bran could reduce risk of intestinal cancer

... of Leicester has revealed for the first time that rice bran could reduce the risk of intestinal cancer. ...hat consumption of a high daily dose of stabilized rice bran caused an average 51% reduction in the number of precancerous adenomas in the intestinal tract....

Elsevier partners with Rice Science

... to introduce the advancements and achievements in rice sciences in China to the world. Rice Science encou... outside China, to strengthen the communication of rice scientists from China and other countries, and to contribute to the safety of food supply in the wor...

What's the fat content? Whether or not you notice depends on how you think

... a low-fat cookie was grouped with cereal bars and rice cakes in the health food section, collectivists paid more attention to fat content than when the low-fat cookie was shelved taxonomically among all types of cookies. In contrast, individualists perceived the fat content uniformly across contexts. C...

Bioengineering to prevent iron deficiency?

... proven benefits, loss of iron from both wheat and rice during the milling process means that keeping the ...ering can play a key role eg. The iron content in rice can be increased two- to three-fold by introduction of the ferritin gene from the soy bean. Another ...

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(Date:10/14/2014)... discriminating thieves, prostate cancer tumors scavenge and hoard copper ... such avarice may be a fatal weakness. , ... kill prostate cancer cells by delivering a trove of ... diseased cells brimming with the mineral, leaving non-cancer cells ... already commercially available for other uses, could soon be ...
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