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What Is The DASH Diet?

Fri, 01/11/2013 - 03:00
The DASH diet was promoted by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for patients with hypertension to control their blood pressure. U.S. News & World Report ranked the DASH diet as number 1 in January 2013. DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension...

Changes To WIC Nutrition Program Likely Had A Positive Impact On Weight And Healthy Diet

Thu, 01/10/2013 - 04:00
New York children participating in a federal nutrition program had healthier eating behaviors and lower rates of obesity two years after improvements to the program were undertaken, according to a study published online in Obesity, the official journal of the Obesity Society...

Genes Affect Body-Fat Responses To Fast-Food Diet

Thu, 01/10/2013 - 03:00
Researchers at UCLA say it's not just what you eat that makes those pants tighter - it's also genetics. In a new study, scientists discovered that body-fat responses to a typical fast-food diet are determined in large part by genetic factors, and they have identified several genes they say may control those responses...

Sodium Rhythms In The Body Revealed By Space-Simulation Study

Thu, 01/10/2013 - 03:00
Maintaining the right sodium levels in the body is crucial for controlling blood pressure and ensuring proper muscle function...

Bacteria In Breast Milk Identified

Thu, 01/10/2013 - 03:00
Researchers from Spain have managed to identify all of the bacteria found in breast milk. The finding, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, reveals that there is much more microbial diversity in milk than expected, with there being more than 700 different types of bacteria. The breast milk newborns drink regulates their development of bacterial flora...

The Long-Lasting Positive Effects Of Healthy Diets, Even With Partial Weight Regain

Sun, 10/14/2012 - 02:00
Mediterranean and low-carbohydrate diets have lasting, healthy effects, even with partial weight regain, according to a follow-up study by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Israel's Nuclear Research Center...

Does Food Marketing Need To Make Us Fat? A Review And Solutions

Sat, 10/13/2012 - 02:00
Food marketers are masters at getting people to crave and consume the foods that they promote. In this study authors Dr. Brian Wansink, co-director of the Cornell University Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition and Professor of Marketing and Dr...

Curcumin Inhibits Prostate Cancer Metastases

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 12:00
Curcumin, an ingredient of the Indian spice Turmeric, has been shown to stop the formation of metastases in prostate cancer patients, researchers from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich, Germany, reported in the journal Carcinogenesis today. Tumeric, in powdered form, has been used for hundreds of years for the treatment of various illnesses, such as osteoarthritis...

Vitamin C Found To Prevent Bone Loss In Animal Models

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:00
Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have shown for the first time in an animal model that vitamin C actively protects against osteoporosis, a disease affecting large numbers of elderly women and men in which bones become brittle and can fracture. The findings are published in the October 8 online edition of PLoS ONE...

How The Body Uses Vitamin B To Recognize Bacterial Infection

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 02:00
An Australian research team has discovered how specialised immune cells recognise products of vitamin B synthesis that are unique to bacteria and yeast, triggering the body to fight infection. The finding opens up potential targets to improve treatments or to develop a vaccine for tuberculosis...

Mild Cognitive Impairment May Be Improved By Caffeine

Thu, 10/11/2012 - 02:00
Recent studies have linked caffeine consumption to a reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease, and a new University of Illinois study may be able to explain how this happens. "We have discovered a novel signal that activates the brain-based inflammation associated with neurodegenerative diseases, and caffeine appears to block its activity...

After Colon Surgery Coffee Found To Speed Up Return Of Bowel Function

Thu, 10/11/2012 - 02:00
Patients who drank coffee, rather than water, after bowel surgery to remove a part of their colon experienced a quicker return to bowel movements and tolerance of solid food. Those are two of the key findings of a comparative study of 80 patients, carried out at University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany, and published in the surgical journal BJS...

Grape Consumption Linked To Healthier Eating Habits

Thu, 10/11/2012 - 02:00
Grape consumption is linked to healthier diet habits and higher intake of nutrients, according to a study presented at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition in Philadelphia, PA...

Are Liquid Nitrogen Cocktails Dangerous?

Wed, 10/10/2012 - 13:00
Questions have been raised about the safety of drinks containing liquid nitrogen following an incident involving an 18-year-old British woman last week. The girl, who was out celebrating in a wine bar with friends, drank a liquid nitrogen cocktail and quickly became ill with severe abdominal pain and shortness of breath before being admitted to Royal Lancaster Infirmary...

For Happiness And Mental Health 7-A-day Recommended

Wed, 10/10/2012 - 03:00
Happiness and mental health are highest among people who eat seven portions of fruit and vegetables a day, according to a new report. Economists and public health researchers from the University of Warwick studied the eating habits of 80,000 people in Britain. They found mental wellbeing appeared to rise with the number of daily portions of fruit and vegetables people consumed...

Balancing Fats And Astringents In Our Mouths: Why Wine And Tea Pair So Well With A Meal

Wed, 10/10/2012 - 02:00
Of course a nice glass of wine goes well with a hearty steak, and now researchers who study the way food feels in our mouths think they may understand why that is: The astringent wine and fatty meat are like the yin and yang of the food world, sitting on opposite ends of a sensory spectrum...

The Benefits And Risks Of Eating Fish While Pregnant: Low-Level Mercury Exposure Linked To ADHD Risk In Offspring

Wed, 10/10/2012 - 02:00
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects approximately ten percent of children worldwide, yet its causes are not well understood...

Prenatal Mercury Intake Linked To ADHD

Tue, 10/09/2012 - 13:00
A new study shows slight mercury exposure during pregnancy could be linked to a higher risk of ADHD-related behaviors...

"May Contain/Contains - Food Allergen Labelling" - Better Labelling In The EU Is Necessary To Empower People With Food Allergy In Europe

Tue, 10/09/2012 - 03:00
For patients that risk severe anaphylactic reactions from food, even the simpliest actions in daily life, such as eating at a restaurant or purchasing food sold in a marketplace can be life-threatening as 7 out of 10 severe reactions happen when eating out...

Drinking Milk Said To Protect From Colon Cancer Progression

Tue, 10/09/2012 - 02:00
A protein that exists in milk can significantly reduce the rate at which colon cancer cells grow over time, researchers from the University of Lund, Sweden, reported in the Journal of Dairy Science, the official journal of the American Dairy Science Association. Previous studies have shown that milk can reduce the risk of developing diabetes and metabolic syndrome...