Tag: "vegetable" at medical news
Antioxidants show no clear benefit against cardiovascular events, death in high-risk women
... cause, the authors write. Diets high in fruit and vegetable
intake, and thus rich in such antioxidants, have been associated with reduced rates of coronary heart disease and stroke. Vitamins C and E and beta carotene are potential mediators of the apparent protective effect of a plant-based diet on cardiovasc...
International symposium on fruit, vegetables headed for Houston
...s in the pre- and post-harvest stages of fruit and vegetable
production, as well as the interaction of certain medicines with grapefruit and other foods. A general session will focus on health-based marketing of fruits and vegetables. Additionally, several global food-related organizations will have a round ...
Research says boiling broccoli ruins its anti-cancer properties
...nt loss of glucosinolates up to 33% by fracture of vegetable
material during thawing. The researchers found t... the maximum benefit from your five portions-a-day vegetable
consumption, if you are cooking your vegetables boiling is out. You need to consider stir frying ste...
Grain fiber and magnesium intake associated with lower risk for diabetes
...e least. There was no association between fruit or vegetable
fiber and diabetes risk. "In conclusion, the evidence from our study and previous studies, summarized by means of meta-analysis, strongly supports that higher cereal fiber and magnesium intake may decrease diabetes risk," the authors conclude. "Who...
Eating soup will help cut calories at meals
...ted included separate broth and vegetables, chunky vegetable
soup, chunky-pureed vegetable
soup, and pureed vegetable
soup. While researchers thought that increasing the thickness or the amo...
Parents can sneak veggies into kids' diet
...ion in childrens calorie intake and an increase in vegetable
consumption. To combat the epidemic of childhood... absolutely great, said Rolls. And the increase in vegetable
intake suggests a strategy for improving diet quality, she added. Leahy, however, notes that paren...
Diet and lifestyle -- In the cancer fight, eating well is the best revenge
... mechanism may mediate protective effects of other vegetable
products as well," Hsu said. The amount of DIM ...lonoscopies at the appropriate time." Fruit and vegetable
intake and head and neck cancer in a large United States prospective cohort study: Abstract 849 A...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- April 4, 2007
...s credence. But is that organically grown fruit or vegetable
authentic or a mislabeled version of some conventionally grown crop? In a report scheduled for the April 4 issue of ACS Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, a bi-weekly journal, scientists in the United Kingdom are reporting development of a...
Healthy schools project gets an 'A'
...online "HealthyBlog." Students record their fruit, vegetable
and healthy beverage consumption at lunch in addition to the number of minutes of exercise they do daily. Monthly team winners receive "active" gadgets such as Frisbees, foot bags and yo-yos, and monthly individual winners receive Borders bookstore g...
Americans still not eating enough fruits and vegetables, according to 2 recent studies
...rveys) to determine trends over time for fruit and vegetable
consumption among American adults. The answers are...s and 25% of participants reported eating no daily vegetable
servings. There was no improvement in Americans fruit consumption during this period and there was a...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 28, 2007
...h or an array of inexpensive and locally available vegetable
products for the costly reagents traditionally nee...r report describes how some of the more than 7,000 vegetable
crops grown throughout the world can be used as substitutes for commercial reagents in laboratory wo...
New blood thinner studied for patients with leg and lung clots
... and found in abundance in green leafy vegetables, vegetable
oils, cranberries and even licorice. "It's very uncommon for a person taking warfarin to have a blood clot if his or her level is in the proper range," Dr. Gossage says. The trouble is that a big helping of collard greens, for example, can dramatic...
100 percent juices found as beneficial to health as fruits and vegetables
...ome of todays health issues, 100 percent fruit and vegetable
juices do help reduce risk factors related to cert...evention, there is no evidence that pure fruit and vegetable
juices are less beneficial than whole fruit and vegetables. The researchers add that the positionin...
New fat, same old problem with an added twist?
...pment of Smart Balance Buttery Spreads, a blend of vegetable
oils that improves the cholesterol ratio. Trans-fatty acids, which became ubiquitous in baked goods, processed foods and restaurant cooking decades ago because of their shelf life and other properties, are now being abandoned by many producers of ...
Children's packed lunches: Are they even worse than Turkey Twizzlers?
...bread with some type of fat spread. "Fruit and vegetable
/salad intakes were very low in packed lunches only 41% had a fruit and 16% a salad vegetable. These food groups were also low in the cooked school dinners - something which Jamie Oliver's reforms have tried to address, not always with support from ...
Antenatal fish oil supplements boost kids' hand-eye coordination
...e low levels of omega 6 fatty acids, found in many vegetable
oils, were not. Prompted by concerns about mercury content in certain types of fish, pharmaceutical grade fish oil supplements are becoming increasingly popular, say the authors. The findings show that relatively high doses of omega 3 rich fish o...
Edible food wrap kills deadly E. coli bacteria
...n Albany, Calif. As the films are made of fruit or vegetable
puree, they also provide added health benefits such as vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, she says. Researchers have known about the antimicrobial activity of plant-derived essential oils for some time, but McHugh says that her group is the first...
New nationwide study will evaluate effect of antioxidants and fish oil on progression of AMD
...a-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA (derived from fish and vegetable
oils) to the study formulation. The main study objective is to determine if these nutrients will decrease a person's risk of progression to advanced AMD, which often leads to vision loss. Previous observational studies have suggested these nutrients ...
Science of healthy foods subject of grant aimed at university students
...evelop the curriculum. They will include fruit and vegetable
production experts, medical researchers, nutritionists and food scientists. Next, 20 students will be taught the new curriculum which will include hands-on training. Those students then will experience lab work at each of the universities and in each...
Why Popeye only has eyes for spinach
...strument, they have launched a study to see if the vegetable
that endows Popeye with his super-human strength could also explain why the 77-year-old sailor has no need for spectacles! Spinach and some other vegetables like sweetcorn, kale and broccoli are rich in a chemical called lutein, which, together wit...
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