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Powerful nutrient cocktail can put kids with Crohn's into remission

... is another path to treating IBD in children: a nutritional formula that was first developed for astronauts. ... Aboard spacecrafts, astronauts dine on this nutritional powder mixed with water. Since then, these ... "Prepared powder, with liquids, gives you all the nutritional requirements you need for the day," Dr. Shamir ...

Bolivian rainforest study suggests feeding behavior in monkeys and humans have ancient, shared roots

... in Australia where they were analysed for their nutritional content. It is unusual for a study of feeding ... Our results suggest that an adjustment of the nutritional balance of diets as a means to manage human ... why do these frugivores have the same pattern of nutritional intake as human omnivores? Is this due to ...

Hunt for 'climate-ready' crops accelerates as organizations search seed collections worldwide

... to cope with erratic rains, while increasing its nutritional quality for small-scale, marginal farms in ... to cope with erratic rains, while increasing its nutritional quality for small-scale, marginal farms in ... will build on previous advances in improving nutritional quality in maize, by adding in drought tolerance ...

Food security: It starts with seed

... of improving crop yields as well as enhancing the nutritional composition of foods. A new book published by ... titles include "Engineering Proteins for Improved nutritional Value"; "Reducing Peanut Allergy Risks by Means ... that are important to the health, well being, and nutritional requirements of humans. ...

Nutrigenomics -- developing personalized diets for disease prevention -- part 2 just published in OMICS

... Hence, the rapidly emerging intersection of nutritional science and genomics nutrigenomics was the ... health genomics and development of customized nutritional interventions guided by human genomic variation. ... in omics science and innovations Three weeks of nutritional intervention with virgin olive oil, at doses ...

'Experiment of nature' examines how mother's diet may impact on child's health

... a correlation between the mother's diet and her nutritional status, and whether there are differences in ... of wartime blockades in the Netherlands on the nutritional intake of mothers and whether this affected their ... the researchers to accurately measure maternal nutritional intake and compare this to methylation patterns ...

Nutritional supplementation program helps prevent weight loss among children in African country

... Children in Niger who received a daily nutritional supplement for three months had a lower rate of ... surveillance for conditions requiring medical or nutritional treatment was conducted monthly in all 12 ... is available concerning the effects on nutritional outcomes of different types ...

French scientist wins the Journal of Experimental Biology Outstanding Paper Prize

... from an ant foraging perspective, but not from a nutritional perspective. Simpson has a long-standing ... locusts to humans, but he had never studied the nutritional requirements of social animals. Dussutour comes ... problem of how a few forager ants respond to the nutritional needs of the entire nest, it was natural that ...

Racial disparities in cardiovascular health linked to birth weight, slavery

... factors. It is well-established that the nutritional and psychological state of a pregnant mother can ... labor," says Jasienska. "Even a short-term nutritional deprivation of pregnant women, when very severe, ... a child's birth weight may be influenced by nutritional conditions of its grandmother and even ...

Following traumatic brain injury, balanced nutrition saves lives

... say that following TBI, patients should be given nutritional supplementation through a gastric feeding tube as ... "Before now, patients were required to have nutritional supplementation within the first week following ... The research team followed survival outcome and nutritional care in 797 patients from 2000-2006. "The past ...

SAGE launches new journal -- ICAN: Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition

... and specialists in primary and acute pediatric nutritional care, ICAN will be a bimonthly peer-reviewed resource for healthcare professionals involved in nutritional care of children from birth through adolescence. ... education, and chronic and acute care nutritional support through research reports and reviews, ...

Eat up all of your Brussels sprouts -- unless you're an aphid

... The study shows for the first time that the nutritional quality of plant food sources for herbivores has ... chain to discover that the implications of poor nutritional quality in plants spread throughout the extended ... mean sprouts aren't good for humans to eat - our nutritional requirements differ enormously from those of ...

Prison study to investigate link between diet and behavior

... housing male prisoners aged 16 to 21 will take nutritional supplements on top of their normal choice of food ... causes of offending behaviour. In that study, nutritional supplements were given to ensure that inmates' ... research charity. "If this study shows that nutritional supplementation affects behaviour, it could have ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 19, 2007

... vegetables can preserve or even boost their nutritional value in comparison to their raw counterparts, ... scientists are seeking more complete data on the nutritional properties of cooked vegetables, the researchers ... practices boiling, steaming, and frying on the nutritional content of carrots, zucchini and broccoli. ...

200 journals join in theme issues on poverty and human development

... Child Survival Through Environmental and nutritional Interventions," published in The Journal of the ... complete coverage of interventions related to nutritional and environmental sustainability MDGs could lead ... in the three regions and to model the benefits of nutritional and environmental programs. Some of the key ...

Eating competence may lower risk of heart disease

... with," said Barbara Lohse, associate professor of nutritional sciences. Lohse and her colleagues Sheila G. ... and mental health professional Ellyn Satter, is a nutritional model termed ecSatter that incorporates ... is partially funded by Penn States Department of nutritional Sciences and College of Health and Human ...

Purdue researchers click nutrition with camera diet study

... The idea offers busy people the chance to get nutritional feedback without spending time writing down all ... the software to better evaluate portion sizes and nutritional content. Some of those online sites have sent ... investigator of the work, will provide the nutritional knowledge that will form the basis of the ...

Sugary drinks, not fruit juice, may be linked to insulin

... as well as rates of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, led nutritional epidemiologists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human ... senior author Paul Jacques, DSc, director of the nutritional Epidemiology Program at the USDA HNRCA and ... PhD, corresponding author and scientist in the nutritional Epidemiology Program at the USDA HNRCA, does not ...

Organic food not nutritionally better than conventionally-produced food

... nutrient content of organic food ever conducted. The review focussed on nutritional content and did not include a review of the content of contaminants or ... of organically over conventionally produced foods on the basis of nutritional superiority. Research in this area would benefit from greater scientific ...

IOS Press announces launch of Journal of Berry Research

... management; and health for consumers (components and factors affecting the nutritional value of berries). Specifically, the Journal will cover berries ... integration of berry research, production systems, quality control, added nutritional value and consumer acceptance. The contributions highlight both the state ...

2 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists receive Presidential Early Career Award

... epidemiology at the UW School of Public Health and Community Medicine. A nutritional and genetic epidemiologist, Peters studies the link between nutrition and ... a wealth of collaborative projects, giving her broad-based experience in nutritional and genetic epidemiology. A native of Germany, Peters received her ...

New crops needed for new climate

... Global food security in a changing climate depends on the nutritional value and yield of staple food crops. Researchers at Monash University in ... continue to rise: "We need to be preparing for the predicted reduction in nutritional value of many plants in the coming century by developing and growing ...

New crops needed for new climate

... Global food security in a changing climate depends on the nutritional value and yield of staple food crops. Researchers at Monash University in ... continue to rise: "We need to be preparing for the predicted reduction in nutritional value of many plants in the coming century by developing and growing ...

Study suggests obese women should not gain weight

... (BMI) of 30 or greater. Half of the women followed conventional prenatal nutritional guidelines, which is essentially "eat to appetite" (control group). The ... obese pregnant women may be placed on a healthy, well balanced, monitored nutritional program without adverse maternal-fetal outcomes. "Women who are obese ...

People of higher socioeconomic status choose better diets -- but pay more per calorie

... has implications for epidemiologic studies of diet and chronic disease. nutritional epidemiology has historically been based on the premise that nutrient exposures are directly linked to health outcomes. However, nutritional status is also intimately linked to socioeconomic status, and the findings ...

Red pandas reveal an unexpected (artificial) sweet tooth

... of individual differences in human taste function, food choice and nutritional health. "The taste world of every species, and even every individual, ... in taste receptor genes affect taste perception, food choice and nutritional status. Taste tests for the red panda and other animals in the study ...

News from the March 2009 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

... concluded: "These children and adolescents should be targeted for nutritional interventions focusing on amounts and types of fruits and vegetables to ... there is a common need among American children and adolescents for nutritional interventions designed to increase daily fruit and vegetable consumption. ...

Statement by the Egg Nutrition Center and American Egg Board on Diabetes Care study on egg consumption

... diabetes 1 . Given the large body of research supporting the health and nutritional benefits of egg consumption, this finding is unexpected. However, in light ... information to health promotion agencies, physicians, dietitians, nutritional scientists, media and consumers on issues related to egg nutrition and the ...

Results of the third school nutrition dietary assessment study published

... She writes, "Results of SNDA-III show that many schools have improved the nutritional quality of the NSLP and SBP school meals and foods sold outside of the ... with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. "Improving the nutritional quality of the foods that schools serve their students and holding ...

Disabling enzyme allows mice to gorge without becoming obese, new study finds

... treatment for human obesity," said Hei Sook Sul, UC Berkeley professor of nutritional sciences and toxicology and principal investigator of the research. ... three co-lead authors of the paper, all from UC Berkeley's Department of nutritional Sciences and Toxicology: Kathy Jaworski, former post-doctoral researcher; ...

Apple or pear shape is not main culprit to heart woes -- it's liver fat

... investigator Samuel Klein, M.D., the Danforth Professor of Medicine and nutritional Science. "That can lead to serious liver disorders such as cirrhosis in ... consequences." Klein, who heads the Division of Geriatrics and nutritional Science and runs Washington University's Center for Human Nutrition, ...

Feed a cold, feed a fever: Research shows calorie cut makes it harder to fight flu

... off the flu virus, according to research by Michigan State University nutritional immunology professor Elizabeth Gardner. In a study published in the ... for decreased immune function during caloric restriction. Her research in nutritional immunology will lead to a better understanding of how a diet affects the ...

Vitamin D a key player in overall health of several body organs, says UC Riverside biochemist

... sphere of influence is much broader than we originally thought. The nutritional guidelines for vitamin D intake must be carefully reevaluated to determine ... is also especially of concern in third world countries that have poor nutritional practices and religious customs that require the body to be covered from ...

Pictures of hot fudge sundaes arouse: Understanding emotions improves our food choices

... of two studies, the authors measured emotional ability, confidence, and nutritional knowledge. They asked participants to plan meals from a menu with a wide ... foods higher in calories, even more so than people with low levels of nutritional knowledge. In the second study, obese individuals conducted an online ...

Natural compounds in cocoa tied to blood flow improvements for adults with type 2 diabetes

... dysfunction. This has led scientists on a search for novel medical or nutritional options to improve the health and quality of life for people with ... the world, Mars, Incorporated continues to lead the way in exploring the nutritional and medical potential of cocoa flavanols. Mars commitment to rigorous ...

Scientists decipher fruit tree genome for the first time

... important crop in great part of Latin America and the USA owing to its nutritional benefits and medical applications, and provides an annual income of about ... and will be the basis to study morphological, physiological, medicinal and nutritional properties of other plants belonging to the order of the Brassicales, ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- April 23, 2008

... growth of tomatoes, but scientists know little about its effects on the nutritional content of the vegetables. In the new study, Riccardo Izzo and ... #3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Irrigation with Diluted Seawater Improves the nutritional Value of Cherry Tomatoes DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT ARTICLE ...

Domestic violence associated with chronic malnutrition in women and children in India

... information. The associations between domestic violence and nearly all nutritional outcomes were similar for children. The data suggest a relation between ... authors' second explanation is that the link between domestic violence and nutritional deficiencies may also reflect the effects of psychological stress. Women ...

Bloodless worm sheds light on human blood, iron deficiency

... to developing new ways to reduce iron deficiency, the worlds number one nutritional disorder. With C. elegans, a common microscopic worm that lives in dirt, ... is mostly in the form of heme. To understand the underlying issues of nutritional and genetic causes of iron deficiency, we are looking at the molecules and ...

Nutrition research unveiled this week shows pistachios are smart for the heart

... Dr. Penny Kris-Etherton from Penn State Universitys Department of nutritional Sciences, looked at the effects of pistachios on multiple CVD risk ... then, the U.S. pistachio industry has committed to learning more about the nutritional benefits of pistachios and the nuts impact on other health issues ...
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