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Lecithin lowers cholesterol absorption in body

...versity have published the first evidence that the absorption of cholesterol is reduced by another compound in t...s, “Egg phosphatidylcholine decreses the lymphatic absorption of cholesterol in rats,” as in the Journal of Nutrition.// Many people believe that dietary cholest...

Vitamin D 'reduces heart risk'

...is one of the most important regulators of calcium absorption in the body. Atheroslerosis, the accumulation of cholesterol and fat in the walls of arteries, is often associated with calcification, the build up of the mineral calcium in the arteries. It is thought that low levels of vitamin D in the blood are a...

Celiac Disease in Type 1 Diabetes

...ics.// Celiac disease is a condition in which the absorption of food nutrients through the small intestine is impaired because of an allergic reaction to gluten. Both CD and diabetes are common chronic conditions in children. Previous studies have shown a connection between the two. Researchers examined 200 p...

Link between athleticism and neurological disease

...ent, or speeds up their transport to the brain, or absorption into brain cells. Further research will look at the type of physical activity involved and the environment. There is certainly no need for people to give up physical activity for fear of developing ALS or motor neurone disease....

Discovering cholesterol-absorbing genes

... will be guided by the findings on the cholesterol absorption genes in the mouse study. New drugs and preventive approaches could then be developed from a better understanding of the genetics of heart disease....

Juices are Best! but which one?

...uit, orange, and white grape juices. However, iron absorption was inhibited with the red grape juice and prune j...s that the compounds that may be controlling iron absorption are the ones with anticancer benefits....

Osteoporosis and kidney stones gene marker identified

...kidney stones, because they cause too much calcium absorption - a condition known as absorptive hypercalciuria (AH). They also added that people with kidney stones had a greater risk// for osteoporosis because of deficiencies in the way the body handles calcium. For the study, researchers studied families with ...

Teens' vitamin D deficiency an epidemic

...een to avoid skin cancer, because it can block the absorption of ultraviolet rays. But while too much sunlight is bad, ultraviolet rays also interact with chemicals in the skin to produce vitamin D. Specialists recommends kids spend about 10 minutes a few times a week in the sun without sunscreen. Recent rese...

The Importance Of Vitamin D Supplements

...health problem. Vitamin D is important for calcium absorption // and bone growth during childhood and adolescence and is believed to help protect against health problems, such as diabetes, hypertension, multiple sclerosis and cancer. Researchers looked at the vitamin D levels in 307 adolescents during their a...

The Benefits Of A Diet Consisting Of Moderate Amounts Of Fat

...-fat and reduced-fat dressings, they had a greater absorption of lycopene, alpha- and beta-carotene, all of which aid in the fight against cancer and heart disease. Researchers say their findings are consistent with U.S. dietary guidelines, which support a diet moderate, rather than very low, in fat....

Weight Reduction Surgery Also Treats Metabolic Syndrome

...aroscopic gastric bypass surgery, which limits the absorption of calories by causing food to bypass most of the intestinal tract. About half of the group met the criteria for metabolic syndrome. All of the patients lost significant weight, but those who received the bypass operation shed the most pounds and al...

Soluble Ingredient Can Make Fatty Fast Foods Healthier

...h when added to fatty fast foods, //slows down the absorption of the fat at a healthier level. Another property ...search team, the compound appears to slow down the absorption of fats in the digestive track, in the stomach, small intestine etc, which prevents high fat levels ...

Gold to be used for cancer detection

...also feel that their technology for scattering and absorption may be used with some modifications to test for cancer in human bodies without biopsies....

The Benefits of Strontium in the treatment for Osteoporosis Questioned

...th element, strontium is similar to calcium in its absorption in the gut, incorporation in bone, and elimination from the body through the kidneys. Strontium is naturally present in trace amounts with around 100 μg in every gram of bone, so treatment with strontium ranelate is simply making more strontium avai...

CoQ10 bioavailability increased by Nanotechnology

...s. Increasing its bioavailability, or the body's absorption of the ingredient, allows supplement and food makers to use lower dosages, therefore saving on costs. The patented technology uses common food-grade emulsifiers and solvents to trap water droplets in oil. Modified, swollen micelles that can invert ...

Infants at lower risk from digestive disease if introduced to cereal early

...stine and can cause abdominal pain, diarrhea, less absorption of food and nutrient deficiencies. Celiac disease happens when the body’s immune system attacks the small intestine by mistake. The disease is associated with a genetic condition, the same gene that increases the risk of diabetes for the children. Ho...

Calcium-Vitamin D Combo For Reduced Fracture Risk

...ctive form to act as a hormone to regulate calcium absorption from the intestine and to regulate levels of calcium and phosphate in the bones. If there is a deficiency of Vitamin D, the body is unable to properly regulate calcium and phosphate levels. When the blood levels of these minerals become too low, it r...

Laughter – best medicine to good healt

...ood exercise to the viscera and increases the food absorption capacity of the body. But there is a word of caution. Persons suffering from hernia, piles, flu and severe cold should not practise ``laughter therapy'' till they are cured of the disease. Pregnant women are advised to avoid the therapy as it could l...

When it comes to health, all chocolates not the same.

...e that antioxidants bind with milk proteins making absorption more difficult.Scientists who did not contribute to the research said the protective aspects of flavonoids in chocolate have not been proven. "I guess this means to be healthy you should eat chocolate with red wine," said Andrew L. Waterhouse, a nut...

Drugs Manufacturers Capitalizing On The Surge In Demand For Bone Health Care

...bone fractures. However, the analyst said that the absorption rate of silicon decreases with ageing and low oestrogen levels, and supplemental forms are often difficult to absorb. Makers of fatty acids, another emerging bone health ingredient, will need to increase awareness of their product and stir up marke...

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