Tag: "sugary" at medical news
Two-thirds of patients brush off their dentist's advice, study suggests
... minutes, with fluoride toothpaste Avoid eating sugary
food, particularly between meals Clean between your teeth, using floss or a mini/interdental toothbrush Stop smoking Take professional advice about looking after your teeth Chew sugar-free gum, particularly those containing the sweetener ...
Raisins fight oral bacteria
... sticky biofilm that accumulates on teeth. After a sugary
meal, these bacteria release acids that erode the tooth enamel. Wu said that the findings counter a longstanding public perception that raisins promote cavities. "Raisins are perceived as sweet and sticky, and any food that contains sugar and is stic...
Eating out often may add to kids' cardiovascular risk
...k for the children who ate out less often. Punch, sugary
juice drinks and diet soda were counted as sodas. "For these children, soda is no longer a treat -- it's something you have every day or several times a day," Olson said. Sodas are now banned from Wausau School District public schools but were avail...
High-sugar diet pushing some Latino kids toward type 2 diabetes
...o children who consume lots of sugar-especially in sugary
drinks-show signs of beta cell decline, a precurso...0 percent of the sugar children consumed came from sugary
drinks, such as soda or sweetened juices. Moreover, children drank 2.5 servings of sugar-sweetened b...
News tips from The Journal of Neuroscience
...tribute to hedonic impact. With oral infusion of a sugary
solution, injections of the μ-opioid agonist D-Ala 2 - N -Me-Phe 4 -Glycol 5 -enkephalin (DAMGO) doubled hedonic reactions in a cubic millimeter hotspot in the rostromedial shell of the Nacc. Aversive reactions to quinine were significantly redu...
Caloric restriction appears to prevent primary aging in the heart
...half a pack of French fries and drinking half of a sugary
beverage," he says. "These people have very good nutrition. They eliminate calories by eating nutrient-dense foods." He says caloric restriction tends to resemble a traditional Mediterranean diet, which includes a wide variety of vegetables, olive o...
It's in the genes: Study opens door to new treatment of the blues
...tion and showed decreased preference for palatable sugary
drinks over plain water. A month later, the rodents' interest in sex and sweets had returned, but the social avoidance remained. The researchers found that long-term use of antidepressants, such as fluoxetine (Prozac) and imipramine (Trofanil), were ...
Great (taste) expectations: Study shows brain anticipates taste, shifts gears
... neutral taste, and a "plus sign" with a pleasant, sugary
taste. The cues, according to Nitschke, were flashed to subjects just prior to the administration of a few drops of liquid. But in the study, the cues would not always match the taste they were said to presage. His group observed that when subjects w...
Reducing teens' intake of sugary drinks
... that a novel intervention to limit consumption of sugary
drinks home deliveries of noncaloric beverages ha...ries had an 82 percent reduction in consumption of sugary
drinks, while intake in the control group remained unchanged. The heavier the teen was initially, th...
One-third of adults with diabetes still don't know they have it
...s high (140 to 199 mg/dL) 2 hours after drinking a sugary
drink in an oral glucose tolerance test but not high enough to be diagnostic of diabetes. In the current study, researchers did not assess the prevalence of IGT because an oral glucose tolerance test was not a part of the survey. People with pre-...
Define diabetes differently, says U-M expert in speech for national award
...ood sugar levels after a person consumes a special sugary
drink are more accurate, and may be better as the definitive diagnostic tool for diabetes, even though they are more expensive and complex to perform. Such tests can show which individuals have impaired glucose tolerance, or IGT -- an inability to pr...
Digital cameras and Internet ease the pain of oral disease
...suck on for hours, is the major cause of ECC. The sugary
liquid flows over the baby's upper front teeth and dissolves the enamel, causing decay that can lead to infection and cavities. ECC is rampant in minority communities, where access to dental care is uncommon. National estimates put up to 25 percent o...
Less sugary drinks during childhood may cut disease risk
...und to be consuming significantly more servings of sugary
beverages between the ages of 5 and 9 compared to the other three groups. The Penn State researcher , however, cautions on making general interpretations from the study. "We do not have future data on these girls and so we can only speculate that gir...
Your brain and hormones may conspire to make you fat
...age higher consumption, especially of high fat and sugary
foods, even when the food supply becomes more abun...e same way, encouraging the intake of high fat and sugary
foods comfort foods - that can result in obesity that is nearly impossible to reverse. Why some o...
Columbia dentists to improve oral health in sub-Saharan Africa
... an area where the population has little access to sugary
food and fermentable carbohydrates, we didnt expect the problem to be as bad as it is. Developing a sustainable oral health program is an essential ingredient to improving the lives of these people. Teams of five or so Columbia faculty, staff and s...