Navigation Links
Peaches, plums, nectarines give obesity, diabetes slim chance
Date:6/18/2012

COLLEGE STATION Peaches, plums and nectarines have bioactive compounds that can potentially fight-off obesity-related diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to new studies by Texas AgriLife Research.

The study, which will be presented at the American Chemical Society in Philadelphia next August, showed that the compounds in stone fruits could be a weapon against "metabolic syndrome," in which obesity and inflammation lead to serious health issues, according to Dr. Luis Cisneros-Zevallos, AgriLife Research food scientist.

"In recent years obesity has become a major concern in society due to the health problems associated to it," said Cisneros-Zevallos, who also is an associate professor at Texas A&M University. "In the U.S., statistics show that around 30 percent of the population is overweight or obese, and these cases are increasing every year in alarming numbers."

While he acknowledged that lifestyle, genetic predisposition and diet play a major role in one's tendency toward obesity, "the major concern about obesity is the associated disease known as metabolic syndrome.

"Our studies have shown that stone fruits peaches, plums and nectarines have bioactive compounds that can potentially fight the syndrome," Cisneros-Zevallos said. "Our work indicates that phenolic compounds present in these fruits have anti-obesity, anti-inflammatory and anti-diabetic properties in different cell lines and may also reduce the oxidation of bad cholesterol LDL which is associated to cardiovascular disease."

What is unique to these fruits, he said, is that their mixture of the bioactive compounds work simultaneously within the different components of the disease.

"Our work shows that the four major phenolic groups anthocyanins, clorogenic acids, quercetin derivatives and catechins work on different cells fat cells, macrophages and vascular endothelial cells," he explained. "They modulate different expr
'/>"/>

Contact: Kathleen Phillips
ka-phillips@tamu.edu
979-845-2872
Texas A&M AgriLife Communications
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Obesity, Depression Blamed for Daytime Sleepiness Epidemic
2. Obesity, depression found to be root causes of daytime sleepiness
3. Obesity, Diabetes May Raise Complications After Joint Replacement
4. New research finds no association between white potato consumption (baked, boiled mashed) and obesity, Type 2 diabetes or systemic inflammation
5. Disrupted Sleep May Raise Risk for Obesity, Diabetes: Study
6. Diabetes drug could be a promising therapy for traumatic brain injury
7. 1 size doesnt fit all when treating blood pressure in people with diabetes, VA/U-M study suggests
8. Aggressively controlling glucose levels may not reduce kidney failure in Type 2 diabetes
9. Phone contact with nurses linked with better outcomes for women with gestational diabetes
10. U.S. Sees Drop in Deaths Linked to Diabetes
11. Diabetes Can Take a Toll on Your Emotions
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/18/2015)... has released a new blog post explaining how to ... Clients can review important auto insurance quotes online, by ... advantages for clients who need affordable financial security for ... coverage for their vehicles can purchase a policy at ... agencies offer important discounts and drivers can learn more ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... In the past few weeks, TheBeautyPlace.com has been undergoing ... to run maintenance on our shipping facilities to update ... PR Director. "It disrupted our regular shipping schedule but ... on track after having completed the maintenance." , Now, ... which has not allowed some calls to come in ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... 18, 2015 PHOENIX, ARIZONA – In ... with 11 other secure destruction professionals across the United ... (CSDS). He will now display “CSDS” as a professional ... before the National Association of Information Destruction 2015 Annual ... Grapevine, Texas. Of the 20 people who took the ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... ERGO-Pedic Products, LLC, which produces therapeutic ... products to help a broader range of people plagued ... the second most common visitors to doctors. , “The ... to help relieve sitting pain. Then, only a couple ... happy customers later, we began getting questions from those ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... April 17, 2015 From the day Dr. ... the Texas non-profit organization has empowered young people to create ... to bring fresh water and the Gospel to all ... University. Between March 17 and 27, students, faculty and staff ... Liberians with fresh water and the Good News of Jesus. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Clients Can Review Car Insurance Quotes Online To Find Low Cost Offers! 2Health News:TheBeautyPlace.com Temporary Number Available 2Health News:Seat Cushion Company Credits Customer Driven Design For Two New Products 2Health News:The Last Well and Liberty U’s TEN Initiative raises $21,000 to Bring Fresh Water & The Gospel to 7,000 Liberians 2
... and National Experts Address Smart Solutions to Keep Program,Accessible ... and the,Pennsylvania Medical Society hosted a panel discussion with ... Doctors in Medicare could,leave the program after scheduled pay ... harder for people in the program to find a ...
... Increasing the level of,Quitline smoking cessation services and ... way to reduce smoking rates, according to,two new ... a peer-reviewed,publication of the British Medical Journal. Both ... for Health Research in Portland,the Oregon Health Department, ...
... beyond, Typical ,Best, and ,Worst, Lists and ... Affecting the Quality of ... risks and the,quality of medical care travelers encounter can ... International Healthcare Rating,System, high standards of care go beyond ...
... Catholics for Choice Publishes Results of Four-Continent Poll Gauging,Catholic ... 29 Even in the face of an,AIDS epidemic ... to lift its ban on condoms. A new multinational ... using condoms is prolife,because it prevents the spread of ...
... in the Yale University-affiliated community health clinic was so,much ... almost be looking in a,mirror. The man was African ... in New Haven, Conn., (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070531/DCTHFNS1 ... the man was coughing,feverish, and losing weight for no ...
... Specialty chemicals,maker Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB ... referred to as DBM, methylene dibromide, or,MDB) by ... or as contracts allow., (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050801/ALBEMARLELOGO ... to cover higher costs, in particular,higher raw material, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:AARP Pennsylvania Hosts Panel on Strengthening Medicare 2Health News:Smoking Cessation Rates Double With Intensive Counseling and Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Studies of 20,000 Smokers Show 2Health News:Smoking Cessation Rates Double With Intensive Counseling and Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Studies of 20,000 Smokers Show 3Health News:Smoking Cessation Rates Double With Intensive Counseling and Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Studies of 20,000 Smokers Show 4Health News:MEDEX 360m Rates the State of Global Medical Care for Travelers 2Health News:New Poll Shows Catholics Around the World Believe Good Catholics Can Use Condoms 2Health News:Take the Test, Take Control: World AIDS Day 2007 2Health News:Albemarle to Raise Prices of Dibromomethane 2
(Date:4/17/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "Medical Device Outsourcing - Global Strategic Business ... This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Medical ... Device Categories: Class I, Class II, and Class ... report Include - Radiology, Orthopedic, Neurology, Cardiology, and ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lmsnqn/medical_equipment ... Equipment Rental and Leasing - Global Strategic Business Report" ... analyzes the worldwide markets for Medical Equipment Rental and ... analytics for the US, Japan , ... Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... 2015 ASSESS shows   plasma ... a viable alternative to tumour biopsy   ... with advanced NSCLC   AstraZeneca today presented results ... tumour DNA (ctDNA) testing for epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) ... lung cancer (NSCLC) in clinical practice. [ 1 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Medical Device Outsourcing (Radiology, Orthopedic, Neurology, Cardiology, and Others) Market 2015 - Global Strategic Business Report 2Medical Device Outsourcing (Radiology, Orthopedic, Neurology, Cardiology, and Others) Market 2015 - Global Strategic Business Report 3Medical Equipment Rental and Leasing Market 2015-2020 - Global Strategic Business Report - Healthcare Spending Slowdown Bodes Well for Medical Equipment Leasing 2"Real World" Data Support Use of Blood Test for EGFR Mutation in Advanced NSCLC 2"Real World" Data Support Use of Blood Test for EGFR Mutation in Advanced NSCLC 3"Real World" Data Support Use of Blood Test for EGFR Mutation in Advanced NSCLC 4
... 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --,Genzyme Corp. announced today that ... achieved its primary endpoint,demonstrating a statistically significant ... chronic kidney,disease who are not on dialysis. ... a significant,reduction in calcium-phosphorus product and in ...
... Tumor Growth By, ... 90% In a Preclinical Cancer Model -, , - Peregrine's ... over Non-Selective Approaches - , - These Results Along with Data ... towards Clinical Trials,- , LOS ANGELES and TUSTIN, Calif., April 16, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Genzyme Announces Successful Completion of Study Investigating,Sevelamer Carbonate in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease 2Genzyme Announces Successful Completion of Study Investigating,Sevelamer Carbonate in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease 3Data Presented at AACR Meeting Shows Peregrine's Selective,Anti-VEGF Antibodies are as Effective as Avastin(R) in Preclinical,Cancer Models 2Data Presented at AACR Meeting Shows Peregrine's Selective,Anti-VEGF Antibodies are as Effective as Avastin(R) in Preclinical,Cancer Models 3Data Presented at AACR Meeting Shows Peregrine's Selective,Anti-VEGF Antibodies are as Effective as Avastin(R) in Preclinical,Cancer Models 4Data Presented at AACR Meeting Shows Peregrine's Selective,Anti-VEGF Antibodies are as Effective as Avastin(R) in Preclinical,Cancer Models 5
Valleylab Surgistat II generator provides exceptional performance, reliability, and safety benefits in a compact, easy to use unit....
3.2 mm Keratome, double bevel, sharp sides, ang. 1 Ea as quantity....
LigaSure system generator, bipolar only. Designed to permanently seal vessels and tissue bundles....
Microprocessor-based isolated electrosurgical generator, designed for all general surgical procedures. Unit includes the Valleylab adaptive REM system and Instant Response technology....
Medicine Products: