Navigation Links
Essential nutrient found in eggs reduces risk of breast cancer by 24 percent
Date:4/3/2008

Park Ridge, Ill. (April 3, 2008) Choline, an essential nutrient found in foods such as eggs, is associated with a 24 percent reduced risk of breast cancer, according to a study supported by a grant from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), to be published in The FASEB Journals print issue in June.(1) This study adds to the growing body of evidence that links egg consumption to a decreased risk of breast cancer.

In this new case-control study of more than 3,000 adult women, the risk of developing breast cancer was 24 percent lower among women with the highest intake of choline compared to women with the lowest intake. Women with the highest intake of choline consumed a daily average of 455 mg of choline or more, getting most of it from coffee, eggs and skim milk. Women with the lowest intake consumed a daily average of 196 milligrams or less.

Choline is needed for the normal functioning of cells, no matter your age or gender, says Steven H. Zeisel, MD, PhD, University of North Carolina, who is an author of the study and a leading choline researcher. Increasing evidence shows that it may be particularly important for women, particularly those of child-bearing age.

Only ten percent of Americans currently meet the recommended intake for choline, identifying a need to increase choline intake across the population.(2) According to the Institute of Medicine, adequate choline intake is 550 milligrams per day for men and breastfeeding women, 425 milligrams per day for women, and 450 milligrams per day for pregnant women.(3) One egg contains 125.5 milligrams of choline, or roughly a quarter the recommended daily supply, making eggs an excellent source of this essential nutrient.(4) Choline is found exclusively in the eggs yolk. Other top food sources of choline include liver, wheat germ and cauliflower.

While choline is an essential nutrient to the human diet, most people havent even heard of it, says Gerald Weissmann, MD,
'/>"/>

Contact: Edelman Public Relations
info@eggnutrition.org
312-233-1211
Edelman Public Relations
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Isolation of a new gene family essential for early development
2. Nourishment Is Essential to a Youthful Appearance. Time to Feed Your Face with Serum_G
3. Early treatment of children with bilateral amblyopia essential, according to multisite study
4. Sign Up Now for Project Management Essentials - Three Days of Training in IT Project Management Fundamentals
5. Walgreens Launches New Health Essentials Catalog and Website for AARP Members Featuring More Than 20,000 Health-Related Products
6. New Report Finds Information Technology Essential But Not Sufficient in Long-Term Care
7. Colorectal cancer screening remains essential for elderly Americans
8. What are the essential characteristics of serum PG in Chinese?
9. A Reminder to Parents: Early Dental Visits Essential to Childrens Health
10. Specialized Care Essential for Women With Congenital Heart Disease Undergoing Pregnancy
11. Research Reveals Nutrients Impact on the Embryo
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/23/2014)... (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Cardiomyopathy ... the function of the myocardium (the heart muscle) ... common symptoms are dyspnea (breathlessness) and peripheral edema ... often at risk of dangerous forms of irregular ... common form of cardiomyopathy is dilated cardiomyopathy. , ...
(Date:8/23/2014)... 2014 Peripheral intervention surgeries are part ... etc, thereby addressing the root cause of peripheral artery ... to the other part of the arteries where the ... procedures require the use of a catheter, (which is ... these catheters are inserted through a thin cut in ...
(Date:8/23/2014)... New York (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 ... ) filed on behalf of individuals who ... Conserve hip replacement line continue to move forward ... Georgia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to an ... a bellwether trial program that would allow the ...
(Date:8/23/2014)... 23, 2014 Professional kitchen employees, prospective ... aid in preparing for Food Safety Certification exams thanks ... by Dynamic Path. , Dynamic Path announced the release ... more than 200 review questions for culinary industry students ... to cover requirements of the ServSafe® Food Safety Certification, ...
(Date:8/23/2014)... Teen drug and alcohol abuse is a major ... NC. Substance abuse can happen to people of all ... alcohol dependency in higher numbers than ever before. ... but don’t know where to find professional youth rehab. ... challenge because most treatment options are designed for adults. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cardiomyopathy (Heart Muscle Disease) Therapeutics Clinical Trials Market 2014 Analysis in a New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 2Health News:Cardiomyopathy (Heart Muscle Disease) Therapeutics Clinical Trials Market 2014 Analysis in a New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 3Health News:Cardiomyopathy (Heart Muscle Disease) Therapeutics Clinical Trials Market 2014 Analysis in a New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 4Health News:Global Peripheral Intervention Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020 2Health News:Global Peripheral Intervention Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020 3Health News:Global Peripheral Intervention Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020 4Health News:Wright Conserve Hip Lawsuits Move Forward, as Federal Court Issues Order Pertaining to Bellwether Trials, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Wright Conserve Hip Lawsuits Move Forward, as Federal Court Issues Order Pertaining to Bellwether Trials, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Wright Conserve Hip Lawsuits Move Forward, as Federal Court Issues Order Pertaining to Bellwether Trials, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Food Handler Safety Certification Made Easy with Dynamic Path 2Health News:Troubled Teens Wilmington Helpline Guides Adolescents to the Path of Recovery 2
... recently diagnosed with diabetes and hypertension have time to ... pressure without medications, but not too much time. ... up to a year were smalla two-day reduction in ... Chicago researchers published online for the Journal of ...
... the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer (PLCO) Screening Trial ... control group of men undergoing usual care, according to a ... the National Cancer Institute. The Prostate, ... multi-center, two-arm trial, which began enrollment in November 1993 with ...
... of imaging services received by patients in a hospital, in-patient ... the Journal of the American College of Radiology . ... of the population, were without health insurance for some or ... preventive care, delays in diagnosis and unnecessary deaths. ...
... FRIDAY, Jan. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution may increase ... in black American women, a new study suggests. Previous ... acute cardiovascular events such as stroke and heart attack, but ... of chronic diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure ...
... , FRIDAY, Jan. 6 (HealthDay News) -- If the current ... has left you searching for something else for your child ... the effects of these medications can vary widely. ... much of the drug is absorbed into the bloodstream], and ...
... documents shows that Philip Morris USA manipulated data on ... actual toxicity levels and increasing the risk of heart, ... information can,t be taken at face value, the researchers ... of additives, including menthol, should be eliminated from cigarettes ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:For those with diabetes, controlling blood pressure is crucial, but not urgent 2Health News:For those with diabetes, controlling blood pressure is crucial, but not urgent 3Health News:Study shows no evidence of a mortality benefit to PSA screening 2Health News:Smog Tied to Raised Risk of Chronic Illness in Black Women 2Health News:ADHD Drug Shortage Pushes Parents to Seek Substitutes 2Health News:ADHD Drug Shortage Pushes Parents to Seek Substitutes 3Health News:Tobacco company misrepresented danger from cigarettes 2
(Date:8/21/2014)... , Aug. 21, 2014  Seventy-one percent of Americans ... OxyContin is a serious public health and safety issue in ... from a survey released today by Repass & Partners, a ... "Americans understand the severity of the prescription medication ... progress with this very serious health situation facing our country," ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... August 21, 2014 BreedIT ... Ltd., the exclusive worldwide license holder and distributor ... breeders and researchers, today is pleased to announce ... with Seach Ltd, a leading Israeli medical Cannabis ... and develop new breeds of medical Cannabis to ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC ), the world,s ... dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today that the ... , September 4, 2014 – Baird 2014 Healthcare Conference ... ET , September 8, 2014 – Morgan ... , NY at 1:25 p.m. ET Henry Schein,s ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Consumers Desperate For Measures To Curb Prescription Drug Abuse 2Consumers Desperate For Measures To Curb Prescription Drug Abuse 3BreedIT Ltd. and Seach Ltd. Form KanaboSeed to Develop New Medical Cannabis Varieties 2BreedIT Ltd. and Seach Ltd. Form KanaboSeed to Develop New Medical Cannabis Varieties 3BreedIT Ltd. and Seach Ltd. Form KanaboSeed to Develop New Medical Cannabis Varieties 4Henry Schein To Present At Two Investor Conferences In September 2
... Australia, May 4 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Pharmaceutical,company Pharmaxis (ASX: PXS; ... positive,results of its recently completed international Phase III trial ... represents one of,the largest clinical trials conducted in cystic ... of the trial was to assess whether Bronchitol,improves lung ...
... Va., May 1 C. Larry Pope, President and ... SFD ), sent the following update to all ... at its joint venture operation in Veracruz:To Our Employees:The ... on a minute-to-minute basis, and while we would like ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Pharmaxis Announces Positive Results of Phase 3 Cystic Fibrosis Trial 2Pharmaxis Announces Positive Results of Phase 3 Cystic Fibrosis Trial 3Pharmaxis Announces Positive Results of Phase 3 Cystic Fibrosis Trial 4Pharmaxis Announces Positive Results of Phase 3 Cystic Fibrosis Trial 5Smithfield Sends Update to Employees on Testing Process at Veracruz Joint Venture 2
... cost-effective line of compact CO2 systems available ... 30 or 40 watts combines portability ... extremely accurate laser beam, as well as ... advantageous for small operating theatres and are ...
... Applications include PhotoLightFACIAL facial skin ... vein removal. Incorporates a ... to 1200nm), multiple hand pieces ... give you the most flexibility. ...
... delivered through an ultra thin flexible 400 - ... freedom of movement when performing surgery. The ... range of handpieces. Handpieces are supplied with ... mm. Straight and angled fiber guides with ...
These are the Reusable Components (minus cannula), to be used with the VersaStep™ Plus Reposable Short System....
Medicine Products: