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Therapy for stopping the spread of cancer cells

...cer cells spread through the body by hanging on to carbohydrate molecules on other, normal cells, and then letting go and moving on to the next cell. The composition of carbohydrates on the cells affects the balance between hanging on to neighbouring cells and letting go.// Researchers at the University of Georg...

Breakfast improves memory

...e nutrient content were seen - those taking in the carbohydrate did best, followed by those whose calories came from fat. Given that complex carbohydrates have other health benefits, the study suggests that a bowl of whole grain cereal, fruit, or a couple of slices of toast, might be the best breakfast for your b...

A high carbohydrate diet good for health

...pite of all the hype about the advantages of a low carbohydrate and no carbohydrate diet, new research by the Uhis type of diet,// they say, may be used for weight loss or weight loss ...

Causes of weakness in the aged

...rail are more likely to have inflammation, altered carbohydrate metabolism and increased blood clotting activity....

Way out of winter depression

...AD symptoms include overeating, especially on high carbohydrate foods, and sleeping for longer than usual. Researchers have now found that light therapy// helps in countering winter depression. The therapy, which involves exposure to bright light from a specially designed box, helped three out of four of those wi...

Good carb, bad carb? Experts debate.

...re confusing, the glycemic index measures only the carbohydrate in food. Some vegetables, such as carrots, have quite high GIs, but they don't contain much carb, so they have little effect on blood sugar. Therefore, some experts prefer to speak of food's glycemic load, which is its glycemic index multiplied by t...

Low-Fat, High-Carb Diet Equally Effective In Weight Loss

...best. While the trend right now is // to eat a low carbohydrate diet, a new study shows a low fat, high-carbohydrate diet is also effective at weight loss -- even when the amount of food is not restricted. For the research, investigators examined the effect of a 12-week low fat, high-carb diet alone and in combi...

Anger Could Be Linked To Weight Gain

...levels. The secretion of cortisol triggers fat and carbohydrate metabolism for energy, as well as stimulating the release of insulin and heightening appetite. In addition to weight gain, high levels of cortisol can also impair learning, memory and sleeping patterns in teens. However researchers suggests further...

Low glycemic diet effective for reducing cardiovascular risk

...st type of diet than the conventional low fat, low carbohydrate diet. The research shows that food with low glycemic load may benefit the cardiac patients by lowering their cardiovascular risk....

Women may be more at risk of liver injury from alcohol

... alcohol consumption with two diets with different carbohydrate and fatty acid content. The first diet had fish oi...w that female rats that had alcohol along with low carbohydrate and high fat diet with fish oils had more risk of liver inflammation than others. This points out th...

Help teenagers eat healthy by giving nutritional information along with food.

...lories per servings, total fat and saturated fats, carbohydrate and sodium content etc. Calorie content and fat level seemed to be the main input that affected the choice of the teens the most. Reference: Journal of Child Nutrition and Management, July 2005...

Weighty problem: Protein is the solution?

... beach diet lies in the stoppage or restriction of carbohydrate foods. As a consequence protein in the diet is increased manifold. Low carbohydrate is the gen-next mantra for weight loss and rightly so. These diets work in a paradoxical way, not du...

Identifying What Consumers Look For On Food Stuff Labels

...rage of just 28 per cent claiming to check for the carbohydrate count on labels. Carbs were of most interest to th...ll more interested in fat, calories and sugar than carbohydrate levels. Australians were the most GI-savvy: 82 per cent know about this diet, followed by 80 per cen...

Heart Disease In Women Can Be Reduced By Eating Grapes

... lyophilized grape powder consisting of 92 percent carbohydrate and rich in flavans, anthocyanins, quercetin, myricetin, kaempferol, and resveratrol. They set out to evaluate the effects of grape polyphenols on key risk factors for coronary heart disease in pre- and post-menopausal women. In a study involving 2...

Increasing Insulin Response In Type 2 Diabetics With New Protein Mixture

...abetes, and nine healthy control subjects, after a carbohydrate drink. Next they measured the same parametres afte...sugar response after consuming this drink than the carbohydrate drink alone. Studies in the past have also demonstrated the benefits of such a protein mix on insul...

Identification of gene

...e symptoms. This enzyme helps to form cell-surface carbohydrate structures called N-glycans, which enable the immu...utoimmune disease can occur, by a gene controlling carbohydrate formation. These findings provide new insights into understanding autoimmune disease and suggest new...

Finding The Key To Weight Loss!

...pothesis that increasing protein while maintaining carbohydrate intake decreases the appetite, leads to the consum...ted for 15 percent of calories, fat 35 percent and carbohydrate 50 percent. For the second two weeks, they followed an isocaloric diet that was 30 percent protein, ...

Hollywood Actress Hunter criticises Hatcher for weight loss.

...pothesis that increasing protein while maintaining carbohydrate intake decreases the appetite, leads to the consumption of fewer calories and results in weight loss. However some are of the opinion that preventing weight gain is a more complex matter than simply telling people to eat less and exercise more. Cl...

Obesity Can Be Caused By Consumption Of Energy Drinks

...hem an immediate sugar rush”. "Sugar is a simple carbohydrate and evidence from this study shows that, coupled with a large amount of caffeine, the body rapidly turns it into stored fat." The energy drink contains 28g sucrose and 81mg caffeine per 250ml can, which is similar to the amount of sugar in soft drin...

A Protein-Rich Diet Combined With Exercise Found To Be More Effective In Weight Loss

... lead to greater fat loss than a low-calorie, high carbohydrate diet. Researchers have also demonstrated that when both regimes are combined with an exercise programme, the protein-rich diet is still more effective at reducing body fat. // Researchers say there's an added interactive effect when a protein-rich ...

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