Navigation Links
Adults who eat apples, drink apple juice have lower risk for metabolic syndrome
Date:4/8/2008

SAN DIEGO - Not eating your apple a day" Perhaps you should be. Adults who eat apples, apple juice and applesauce have a significantly reduced risk of metabolic syndrome, a cluster of health problems that are linked to numerous chronic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

The study results, presented at the Experimental Biology 2008 meeting this week, were derived from an analysis of adult food consumption data collected in the 1999-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), the governments largest food consumption and health database.

Dr. Victor Fulgoni analyzed the data, specifically looking at the association between consumption of apples and apple products, nutrient intake and various physiological parameters related to metabolic syndrome. When compared to non-consumers, adult apple product consumers had a 27% decreased likelihood of being diagnosed with metabolic syndrome.

Fulgoni notes, We found that adults who eat apples and apple products have smaller waistlines that indicate less abdominal fat, lower blood pressure and a reduced risk for developing what is known as the metabolic syndrome.

In addition to having a 30% decreased likelihood for elevated diastolic blood pressure and a 36% decreased likelihood for elevated systolic blood pressure, apple product consumers also had a 21% reduced risk of increased waist circumference all predictors of cardiovascular disease and an increased likelihood of metabolic syndrome. Additionally, adult apple product consumers had significantly reduced C-reactive protein levels, another measurable marker related to cardiovascular risk.

Furthermore, apple product consumers diets were healthier than non-consumers they had an overall greater intake of fruit and key nutrients, including dietary fiber, vitamins A and C, calcium and potassium. These consumers also ate less total fat, saturated fat, discretionary fat and added sugar
'/>"/>

Contact: Stacie Haaga
shaaga@usapple.org
703-442-8850
U.S. Apple Association
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Adults Need Protection Against Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, Too
2. Study Finds Mass Media Campaigns Alone Can Effectively Reduce High-Risk Sexual Behavior Among Impulsive, Sensation-Seeking Young Adults
3. Persistent Insomnia Leads to Depression in Young Adults
4. ACP encourages adults to document health care decisions in advance
5. New Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Works for Adults, Children
6. Research on consequences: Hyperactive girls face problems as adults
7. Eating Disorders Program at Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital Expands to Include Young Adults
8. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announces $5 million initiative to enhance care for adults with CF
9. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Announces $5 Million Initiative to Enhance Care for Adults with CF - as Lifespan Increases
10. Depression: the symptoms in children are not like in adults
11. Rate of escalator injuries to older adults has doubled
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/22/2014)... (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 On October ... Minds featuring skin diseases both fictional and real. ... (CEHMDF), a nonprofit organization committed to advocacy and philanthropy ... CBS will take the opportunity to impart truth and ... , There are many misconceptions about Morgellons ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... 2014 Isabel Healthcare will ... Professions (ASAHP) Conference on October 22-24 in Las Vegas, ... in a panel discussion on Technology in Health Professions ... provides a diagnostic decision support tool and clinical education ... of students and clinical learners. The Isabel tools help ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 ... cases in Dallas. But, mental health specialists say overblown fear ... Barack Obama on Friday appointed an Ebola "czar" to oversee ... Dallas nurses who cared for a Liberian man who died ... But the U.S. cases are miniscule in the context of ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... 2014 Shriners Hospitals for Children® and ... the current location of Shriners Hospitals for Children - ... from the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital. ... center, owned and operated by Shriners Hospitals for Children, ... children and their families well into the future. , ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Hay ... 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life (Paperback; $10.82) ... field of Yoga & Recovery. This book is meant ... thrive in a life of recovery. , Recovery 2.0 ... the 12 Steps; Recovery 2.0 is a guide for what ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:CBS’ Criminal Minds takes aim at skin disease with Morgellons in the Mix 2Health News:CBS’ Criminal Minds takes aim at skin disease with Morgellons in the Mix 3Health News:Isabel Healthcare to Participate in The Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) 2014 Conference 2Health News:Ebola Anxiety: A Bigger Threat Now Than the Virus Itself 2Health News:Ebola Anxiety: A Bigger Threat Now Than the Virus Itself 3Health News:Shriners Hospitals for Children - Lexington Announces Plan to Build New $47 Million Facility 2Health News:Shriners Hospitals for Children - Lexington Announces Plan to Build New $47 Million Facility 3Health News:Hay House Announces The Official Release of Recovery 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life 2Health News:Hay House Announces The Official Release of Recovery 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life 3
... Eden Medical Center a health affiliate with campuses in ... decision to call off its program to provide elective ... made available through the California Medical Assistance Commission. ... who will now be referred to various other hospitals ...
... AZD2171 which reduced the size and number of polyps in ... soon be used in humans with bowel cancer. , The ... Carcinogenesis, and Dr.Robert Goodlad, leader of the research team hopes that ... to treat polyps in humans thus preventing tumours. , Nearly ...
... smoking cessation therapy used to help reduce adverse events ... of death for smokers admitted to// the intensive care ... 2006, the 72nd annual international scientific assembly of the ... smokers admitted to the ICU who received nicotine replacement ...
... away with invasive breast reconstruction surgery, replaced by an ... suggest University of Pittsburgh researchers who are investigating the ... tissue. ,In animal models, the researchers hope ... that are seeded onto microscopic scaffold structures will enable ...
... alcohol beverages can play a role in a healthful ... //diseases, including coronary heart disease, diabetes, obesity, cognitive disorders ... presented papers at a recent conference on the role ... ,The conference, “Beer: To Your Health!” convened by ...
... research has unearthed substantial evidence to prove that smoking cigarettes ... to the health// of co passengers. If it is children ... researchers from Wellington School of Medicine. ,Traveling with ... can be compared with an evening spent in a smoky ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Smoking Cessation Therapy May be Harmful for ICU Patients 2Health News:Breast reconstruction may be possible with fat stem cells 2Health News:Daily Moderate Consumption of Beer May be Healthy 2
(Date:10/20/2014)... -- Indianapolis interventional medical device maker NICO Corporation ... visualization leader Synaptive Medical announced today ... that they have joined forces to integrate their ... the first of its kind and will make ... BrainPath® interventional access technology and Synaptive,s BrightMatter™ real-time ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014  ResMed (NYSE: RMD ) ... Exchange program, a comprehensive suite of software and ... other health care providers. ResMed ... patient information. It integrates valuable sleep and respiratory ... management platforms with customers, in-house or third-party electronic ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... BioNano Genomics announced today achievement of a major milestone ... at 30X depth, sufficient for a genome map, in 24 ... and demonstrated for the IrysChip TM V2, the high-throughput ... will be rolled out to BioNano,s collaborators and customers over ... at the American Society for Human Genetics (ASHG) 2014 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Indianapolis' NICO Corporation and Toronto's Synaptive Medical, Inc. Announce First-Ever Intervention-Visualization Partnership with Goal to Improve Standard of Care in Neurosurgery 2Indianapolis' NICO Corporation and Toronto's Synaptive Medical, Inc. Announce First-Ever Intervention-Visualization Partnership with Goal to Improve Standard of Care in Neurosurgery 3Indianapolis' NICO Corporation and Toronto's Synaptive Medical, Inc. Announce First-Ever Intervention-Visualization Partnership with Goal to Improve Standard of Care in Neurosurgery 4Indianapolis' NICO Corporation and Toronto's Synaptive Medical, Inc. Announce First-Ever Intervention-Visualization Partnership with Goal to Improve Standard of Care in Neurosurgery 5ResMed Launches ResMed Data Exchange 2BioNano Genomics Announces One Human : One Chip : One Day 2BioNano Genomics Announces One Human : One Chip : One Day 3
... Calif., Oct. 8 Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: ... fourth quarter of fiscal year 2010 following the close of ... will be followed by a teleconference available to all interested ... link to the conference call webcast will be available on ...
... 8 A growing number of healthcare providers ... to gain better control over non-file, off-contract spending, ... of Procurement Suite, healthcare decision-makers receive sound content, ... the procurement process, rather than after the fact. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Varian Medical Systems Schedules Fourth Quarter FY2010 News Release and Conference Call 2Healthcare Providers Gain Control of Demand Channels With GHX Procurement Suite; 12 Percent Supply Spend Savings Achievable 2Healthcare Providers Gain Control of Demand Channels With GHX Procurement Suite; 12 Percent Supply Spend Savings Achievable 3
Surgitie&trade Single Use Ligating Loops without Delivery System with POLYSORB™....
ENDO STITCH™ Single Use Loading Units....
... Endo Stitch™ single use suturing device ... the placement of interrupted or running ... Stitch™ single use suturing device is ... 10mm short with the choice of ...
... Each ENDOKNOT™ consists of a 42" long suture ... is narrow at one end and scored on ... end and swaged to a ST-3 needle. The ... the scored end of the plastic tube. The ...
Medicine Products: