Navigation Links
Earlier the better to start healthy diets

A study done in Finland says that young boys fed on a helathy diet had better cardiovascular performance. The results were not positive for girls, but the researchers are optimistic that// this will vary with time. Dr. Olli T. Raitakari, an associate professor of clinical physiology at Turku University is the lead researcher.

"We plan to continue the study at least until the age of 20 years [the oldest children are now 16 years of age]," Raitakari said. "Final conclusions are made after that." The study comprised 1,062 children, the families of 50% were instructed to feed them a diet low in saturated fats starting at 7 months of age. Those parents also received dietary and lifestyle counseling twice a year.

All the families recorded their food intake over four-day periods, twice a year. Those records showed that the children in the families that got counseling consistently consumed 2 percent to 3 percent fewer calories than those in the other group. They also got 2 percent to 3 percent fewer of their calories from saturated fats.

On doing the analysis the result was that analysis "suggests the importance of early and long-term cholesterol control in influencing vascular function," Raitakari said.

"The message is that a healthy diet early in life potentially has long-term benefits," said Dr. Robert Eckel, professor of physiology and biophysics at the University of Colorado, and president of the American Heart Association. "The idea that heart disease starts in the 50s has been substantially discounted. Saturated fat is always an enemy to the arteries, at any age."
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. New Test Can Detect Breast Cancer 8 Years Earlier
2. Gum Disease Affects Diabetic Children Earlier Than Anticipated
3. Earlier Introduction of Solid Foods in Infants Could Prevent Wheat Allergy
4. Earlier the Cochlear Implants Used Better the Speech
5. Profiling of Cancer Genes May Lead to Earlier Detection Human Cancers
6. GlaxoSmithKline’s Tykerb is to Be Started Earlier in Breast Cancer, Study Find
7. Hay Fever Season may Begin Earlier, Warns Experts
8. Diabetes Risk Factors Develop Earlier in Women Than Men
9. Surgeons Find Gauze Left in Patient 11 Years Earlier
10. Homeopathic preparation better than placebo in perennial allergic
11. Patient’s perception of health status helps in better recover
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/24/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Vighter established its NAEMT Authorized Training Center ... Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) course scholarships to four medics assigned to the Minnesota ... cooperation with the American College of Surgeons to promote critical thinking in addressing ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... , ... March 24, 2017 , ... According to a ... is invalid because it does not obey the rules Congress has directed the CBO ... jobs, which the GOP reform would restore. Yet, it estimates a reduction in employer-based ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... In just two days, Aqua Design ... garden on Kickstarter . Surpassing the $100,000 milestone so quickly,10-times the original ... (and counting) already backing the campaign. , “We are very grateful for ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 , ... Viewers who ... variety of critical historical facts, cultural practices, goods, services, and societal issues tend to ... will look into the popular practice of utilizing running events for causes around the ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... “End Time GPS”: ... events will interrelate. “End Time GPS” is the creation of published author, Wesley ... while working on military munitions and space-vehicle projects. Now, at age ninety-one, he shares ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/23/2017)... 2017 The key factors driving the ... population, accelerating economic growth and increasing healthcare expenditure. Some of ... life expectancy of ESRD patients, rising demand for home PD ... expansion of the market is hindered by high treatment costs ... ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... INDIANAPOLIS , March 23, 2017  Eli ... the William Sansum Diabetes Center have established a research ... by diabetes through enhanced research, education and care. ... disease bears a disproportionate weight on Latino families in ... David Kerr , M.D., FRCPE, director of Innovation and ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... DES MOINES, Iowa , March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... news and career resource, has partnered with Indiana ... Indiana organizations and educational institutions to ... stage with the first-ever BioIndiana Hotbed map, an artistic ... A framed print was presented to Vice President ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: