Navigation Links
Vitamins C and E linked to metabolic syndrome in low-income Ecuadorians
Date:1/4/2011

irector of the USDA HNRCA and the Nutritional Immunology Laboratory at the USDA HNRCA. "After adjusting for age and sex, we observed significant relationships between the metabolic syndrome and two of the micronutrients, vitamins C and E."

"As a group, the participants did not exhibit low blood levels of vitamin E," Meydani continues. "The association suggests that having higher blood levels of vitamin E may protect against the metabolic syndrome." However, low blood levels of vitamin C were seen in 82% of the participants, which the authors suspect was due to limited intake of fresh fruits and vegetables. The bulk of the participants' calories came from white rice, potatoes, sugar and white bread. The authors noted 55% of the women and 33% of the men were overweight.

"With high-calorie foods lacking essential nutrients serving as pillars of the diet, it is possible to be both overweight and malnourished," Meydani says. "Our data suggests that limited consumption of nutrient dense foods such as chicken, vegetables and legumes makes this small population of Ecuadorian elders even more susceptible to the metabolic syndrome."

Additionally, Meydani and colleagues observed a significant relationship between the metabolic syndrome and C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of low-grade inflammation that has been associated with cardiovascular disease risk. High CRP blood concentrations were seen in almost half of the population.

The results, published online ahead of print in the journal Public Health Nutrition, build on the authors' previous observational study which noted a high prevalence of two metabolic risk factors -elevated waist circumference and low HDL cholesterol levels- in a population of low income, older Ecuadorian adults.

Meydani, who is also a professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts, says the results of the present
'/>"/>

Contact: Andrea Grossman
617-636-3728
Tufts University, Health Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Study Finds Vitamins E and C Dont Reduce Cataract Risk in Men
2. B vitamins and the aging brain examined
3. Vitamins needed to help celiacs stave off bone disease
4. Vitamins D, E Might Help Maintain Brain Health
5. Vitamins for Life Inventory Extended to Wellness Products, Higher Nature Supplements
6. More Evidence That B Vitamins Alone Wont Counter Heart Risks
7. Rich Vitamins Proves Taking Vitamins Doesn't Have to be a Pill with New alternaVites
8. Natural Health Online Retailer VitaminsForLife.co.uk Expands Inventory to Meet UK Demands
9. Publix Pharmacy Now Offers Pill Glide, an Innovative New Way for Children and Adults to Take Vitamins, Supplements and Medications
10. Announcing NutriVite, Liquid Multivitamin Shots - Welcome to the Future of Vitamins
11. Vitamins Fail to Protect Men Against Bladder Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/25/2014)... Product liability lawsuits filed in the ... http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/DePuy/ ) continue to move forward in federal court, ... in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio ... conference on January 7, 2015, at the Paul G. ... Palm Beach, Florida. The Conference is scheduled to begin ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, iFitDress.com, the popular online supplier of ... its new selection of black one-shoulder cocktail dresses . ... they are available at discounted prices, up to 70% off. ... last for three weeks only. You know, we have thousands ... interested in our new items can visit our website for ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 25, 2014 The short film “Color of ... in honor of a true 9/11 hero, Welles Remy Crowther. ... including the 24 hours of Nuremberg International Short Film Festival ... , Actress, screenwriter and director Luciana Lagana plays ... together with her husband, Gregory Graham - Graham ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... sells many bamboo products and the business is famous ... announces big discounts on its bamboo mats , which ... the world’s leader in bamboo flooring. According to the ... 2015. , The bamboo mats are made from well-treated ... the bamboo strips for the mats are boiled and ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... When head lice hits a home or school, parents ... rid of it while keeping it from taking over the ... the solution right in their neighborhood: Lice Troopers . ... full spectrum head lice screening and treatment services to families ... Biscayne, Brickell, Coconut Grove, Kendall, Pinecrest and South Miami. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:iFitDress.com: Black One-Shoulder Cocktail Dresses for 2015 2Health News:The True 9/11 Hero Story “Color of Honor” Premieres in Germany and Bangladesh: Luciana Lagana Plays the Mother of the Lead and Co-Produces with Blaise Dolcemaschio. 2Health News:The True 9/11 Hero Story “Color of Honor” Premieres in Germany and Bangladesh: Luciana Lagana Plays the Mother of the Lead and Co-Produces with Blaise Dolcemaschio. 3Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2Health News:Coral Gables Florida Gets Ready to Be Lice-Free with Lice Troopers 2
... be beneficial , TUESDAY, March 30 (HealthDay ... may help regenerate damaged cartilage tissue in people with ... aimed to examine the regenerative potential of a type ... that is present in the late stages of osteoarthritis. ...
... Healthy ... ... aching backs might want to look at their home décor to help ease the pain. ... many don,t take time to consider products that can actually benefit their health., , , ...
... ... Showed Why Even Professional Athletes Can Benefit From A Posture Brace ( www.posturenow.com ) ... (PRWEB) March ... of Dancing With The Stars, the blogosphere was abuzz with comments about Chad Ochocinco’s ...
... ... over 35 years of experience in industrial fabricating to the medical field. Midbrook Medical ... as well as cleaning and decontamination equipment. , ... (Vocus) March 30, 2010 -- Midbrook, the Jackson, MI, ...
... ... Jersey,s most comprehensive, single destination, Hyperlocal News Portal & Search Engine. , ... (PRWEB) March 30, 2010 -- ... social content, local, state and national news, events, services and products that affect the ...
... ... Hosting Sign-ups , ... Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) March 30, 2010 -- Canadian Web Hosting ( http://www.canadianwebhosting.com ), a ... of benefits for their popular affiliate program. The immediate increase from $35 to $60 ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Hormone Replacement Might Relieve Arthritis 2Health News:Proper Home Dcor May Assist in Alleviating Back Pain 2Health News:Proper Home Dcor May Assist in Alleviating Back Pain 3Health News:Dancing With The Slouching Stars: Chad Ochocinco Fumbles When It Comes To Posture 2Health News:Midbrook Medical Brings Industrial Experience to Medical Fabrication 2Health News:Midbrook Medical Brings Industrial Experience to Medical Fabrication 3Health News:New Jersey's Hyperlocal Portal & Search Engine 2Health News:Canadian Web Hosting Increases Affiliate Incentive 2
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 23, 2014 PuraMed BioScience®, ... of over-the-counter (OTC) medicinal and healthcare products, announced it ... MigraPure® H, a hemp-based, advanced headache relief product, for ... in Colorado , Washington ... With the MigraPure H Advanced headache relief ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 23, 2014  Advanced Medical Isotope ... engaged primarily in the development of brachytherapy devices ... today announced that it has filed a ... Drug Administration ("FDA") for marketing clearance for its ... of the U.S. Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... , December 24, 2014 ... Report on Global Disposable Syringe Industry of ... its online business intelligence library. ... Disposable Syringe Industry is a professional and ... market.  For overview analysis, the report introduces ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PuraMed BioScience Nears Final Stages Needed for Distribution of MigraPure H 2PuraMed BioScience Nears Final Stages Needed for Distribution of MigraPure H 3Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation Files a "de novo" Submission for Y-90 RadioGel(TM) Device 2Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation Files a "de novo" Submission for Y-90 RadioGel(TM) Device 3World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 2World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 3World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 4World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 5
... Calif., Nov. 19 WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC ... genetic analysis systems, today announced a new, innovative ... using the SmartChip(TM) Real-Time PCR System. By ... WaferGen will offer universities, pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies ...
... , SAN DIEGO, Nov. 19 ... first point-of-care method for measuring platelet reactivity, announces that ... methods evaluated in the POPular study, which was presented ... American Heart Association,s annual Scientific Sessions. The VerifyNow P2Y12 ...
Cached Medicine Technology:WaferGen to Introduce New Service for Gene-Expression Profiling Using the SmartChip(TM) Real-Time PCR System 2WaferGen to Introduce New Service for Gene-Expression Profiling Using the SmartChip(TM) Real-Time PCR System 3WaferGen to Introduce New Service for Gene-Expression Profiling Using the SmartChip(TM) Real-Time PCR System 4VerifyNow(R) System Highlighted in POPular Study Comparing Platelet Reactivity Tests 2
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: