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:3/2/2015)... MN (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 ... temperature calibration for Secondary Standard Platinum Resistance ... in 5 business days or less . . ... NVLAP ® Accredited (Lab Code 200706-0), ISO ... traceability. Temperature range is -196°C to 500°C, ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 ... announced today that it has officially launched a ... Bo Gustafsson, head of product development for BNatrl, ... developed through feedback from Olympic and other world-class ... I'm excited to use this pure whole food ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... TX (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 ... lot easier thanks to the success of ... meal planning easy and delicious for thousands of ... positive customer feedback by expanding to offer a ... Tastes, which features seasonally appropriate classic recipes and ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... A true renaissance man—some might call him a ... rock band Khazad Doom, has long inspired his countless fans. ... all odds. His motto throughout his life has always been ... was before him. And that attitude, born amidst the turmoil ... to a new generation. , As Eadon knows, when you ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... Many mainstream media outlets have run stories ... how much of that news reporting is true? Many ... measles, but whose youngsters later developed autism, will assemble ... comprised of professionals, clinicians, researchers, therapists, advocates, and others. ... questions about the body and childhood health will have ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Burns Engineering Announces Quick-Turn Temperature Calibrations 2Health News:Bnatrl Launches Multivitamin Supplement for Runners 2Health News:DinnerDork Announces New Meal Planning Support for the Home Cook 2Health News:DinnerDork Announces New Meal Planning Support for the Home Cook 3Health News:Cult Rock Star’s “Got To Make It” Attitude Inspires New Generations 2Health News:Cult Rock Star’s “Got To Make It” Attitude Inspires New Generations 3Health News:Growing List of Professionals Gather for World’s Most Comprehensive Autism Conference in Chicago, May 2015 2
... tandem with its Fifth-Annual DVT Awareness Month, the Coalition,names ... patient risk assessment, CLEVELAND, March 25 The ... Healthcare Alliance,declares March 25, 2008 National DVT Screening Day ... action for the medical community nationwide, hospitals,and healthcare providers ...
... Calif., March 25 Ingenuity Systems, the,leading ... researchers,today announced it has achieved key milestones ... (CRADA) with the Food and Drug,Administration. Significant ... the curation of new biomarker and toxicology ...
... Ill. A special type of magnetic resonance imaging ... brain that often precede cancerous transformation of brain tumors, ... issue of the journal Radiology. , We found that ... by perfusion MRI precede other markers of malignant ...
... First Responder For Saving Life of ... Severed Femoral Artery, WALLINGFORD, Conn., March 24 ... Francis X. Hursey,Award to Rockland Paramedic Services (RPS) Medic ... breakthrough QuikClot(R) 1st Response(TM) brand,hemostatic agent to save the ...
... MILFORD, Conn., March 24 SUBWAY(R) Restaurants today,announced that ... Ramos in a,national effort to combat juvenile obesity among ... Youth," will take Ramos, a,national soccer Hall of Famer ... speak to inner-city youth groups about the need to ...
... many,amateur Michael Jordans from their winter hibernation, as milder ... in the,park., But as spring ushers in sports ... busy time of year for foot and ankle surgeons: ... most common sports injuries. Among NCAA,basketball players, ankle sprains ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Turns Awareness Into Action as it Declares First-Of-Its-Kind National DVT Screening Day 2Health News:Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Turns Awareness Into Action as it Declares First-Of-Its-Kind National DVT Screening Day 3Health News:Ingenuity Systems Delivers Key Milestones in FDA Collaboration to Facilitate Genomic Data Review 2Health News:Radiologists use special MRI to identify brain cancer early 2Health News:NY-Area Paramedic Wins 2007 Francis X. Hursey Award for Heroic Use of QuikClot(R) Blood Clotting Product 2Health News:NY-Area Paramedic Wins 2007 Francis X. Hursey Award for Heroic Use of QuikClot(R) Blood Clotting Product 3Health News:Soccer Legend Tab Ramos, Subway(R) Restaurants Team Up To Fight Juvenile Obesity Among Latinos 2Health News:Spring Ankle Sprain Prevention Tips 2
(Date:3/2/2015)... SAN JOSE, California , 2 marzo 2015 ... che ha aperto la strada alla fusione con ... dell,articolazione sacroiliaca (SI) con iFuse Implant System ® ... iFuse sono stati eseguiti nel mondo intero utilizzando ... tecnica chirurgica iFuse viene sempre più adottata guadagnando ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... March 2, 2015 Shire plc (LSE: ... company has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) with the ... lifitegrast for the treatment of signs and symptoms of dry ... be the first treatment indicated to address both the signs ... which affects millions of people," said Philip J. Vickers ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... N.J. and BETHESDA, Md. ... development-stage immunotherapy company focused on treating and preventing autoimmune ... 2-stage, anti-IL-15 monoclonal antibody (AMG 714) from Amgen (NASDAQ: ... exclusive license agreement, Celimmune has the rights to develop, ... excluding Japan . Concurrently, Amgen has ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:SI-BONE, Inc. rivela l'obiettivo di 15.000 interventi con iFuse 2SI-BONE, Inc. rivela l'obiettivo di 15.000 interventi con iFuse 3SI-BONE, Inc. rivela l'obiettivo di 15.000 interventi con iFuse 4Shire Submits Application to the U.S. FDA for Approval of Lifitegrast for Treatment of Dry Eye Disease in Adults 2Shire Submits Application to the U.S. FDA for Approval of Lifitegrast for Treatment of Dry Eye Disease in Adults 3Shire Submits Application to the U.S. FDA for Approval of Lifitegrast for Treatment of Dry Eye Disease in Adults 4Celimmune Announces Anti-IL-15 Antibody Licensing and Option Agreements with Amgen 2Celimmune Announces Anti-IL-15 Antibody Licensing and Option Agreements with Amgen 3
... LYON, France, May 11, 2012 Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: ... launched Atorvastatin Calcium Tablets, 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 ... the Netherlands and Ireland. Mylan has received marketing authorization ... its product immediately. Atorvastatin Calcium is the generic version ...
... /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Electrochemical Oxygen Concepts (EO2™ ... chronic wound treatment device, announced it has been ... Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) contract, administered by The ... ® , a noninvasive, electrochemical low-dose tissue oxygenation ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Mylan Launches Generic Lipitor® in Five European Countries 2New Chronic Wound Treatment Device Receives Award from Veterans Healthcare Program 2New Chronic Wound Treatment Device Receives Award from Veterans Healthcare Program 3
... drapes from Cardinal Health will change the ... in your facility. , ,Shrinking budgets and ... controlled at every turn without sacrificing the ... Each decision must be evaluated from the ...
... Drape features less aggressive adhesive strip ... strip for easy removal, aggressive incise ... poly film, and product number identification. ... box of 5 or non-sterile in ...
... and near patient testing is growing 13 ... posed unique problems for hospitals and clinical ... to decentralized areas focused on patient care ... is the reality of controlling staffing costs ...
... includes genomic DNA Arrays, an ... By utilizing Vysis' patented comparative ... multi-target assessment, the GenoSensor is ... targets in a single test ...
Medicine Products: