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General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy

... a ketogenic diet. A diet with high fat and low carbohydrates and proteins, causing ketosis is called a ketogenic diet . With very few reports published on the issue, Dr. Ignacio Valencia and his team at the Children’s Hospital in Boston spearheaded this research. The results they say are encouraging. While s...

Therapy for stopping the spread of cancer cells

...and moving on to the next cell. The composition of carbohydrates on the cells affects the balance between hanging o...ave found that an enzyme that affects cell surface carbohydrates is more highly expressed in cancer cells. The enzyme makes it easier for cells to let go of their ne...

Breakfast improves memory

...e 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 body and your mind....

High-protein diets may pose health risks

... types of cancer, he adds. A diet high in complex carbohydrates that includes fruits, vegetables, non-fat dairy pr...popular high-protein, low-carbohydrate diets limit carbohydrates to 10-20 g per day, which is one fifth of the minimum 100 grams per day that are necessary to preven...

Protein and fat improve memory

...l of Clinical Nutrition.//”The positive effects of carbohydrates on cognition have been well-established by researc... glucose levels explained the beneficial impact of carbohydrates on memory in elderly people.In the present study, however, people performed better on memory tests a...

Dietary advice for diabetes

According to experts, monounsaturated fats and carbohydrates can be included in the diet plan of someone with d...hat 50 to 60 per cent of calories should come from carbohydrates - unrefined ones if possible - and monounsaturated fats. Polyunsaturated fats should account for ano...

A high carbohydrate diet good for health

The American Department of indicates diets high in carbohydrates are actually lower in calories and higher in nutrients, despite 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 managem...

Important cause of Arthritis

According to a new research , it was observed that carbohydrates that originate in the body, called glycosaminoglyc... may result from the body's mishandling of its own carbohydrates that, under normal circumstances, would not be interpreted as a threat." Wang found that inflammat...

Want to have a nice day? Eat breakfast!

...third of the day's protein plus fiber rich complex carbohydrates and a small amount of fat. A whole grain cereal with fruit and low fat or skim milk or low fat or non fat yogurt fruit and skim milk plus whole wheat toast or cheese are simple but healthy homemade breakfasts. That's news enough to wake up 15 minute...

Do you love nuts? Then here's some good news for you!

...ono and polyunsaturated fats are good while simple carbohydrates are bad. Nuts contain monounsaturated fat that helps lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, the good kind. Monounsaturated fat does not raise triglyceride levels which is another risk factor// in heart disease. Preliminary evidence shows that ev...

Boys demand more than girls, even before birth

...t percent more protein and have a higher intake of carbohydrates and animal and vegetable fats. It is widely accepted that on average newborn boys are heavier than newborn girls.// The findings give us a better understanding of why that is the case. Researchers studied the diets of 200 women during their second tr...

Good carb, bad carb? Experts debate.

...p-tier nutritional experts.They are convinced that carbohydrates should be labeled good or bad, just the way fats a... glycemic index. It is a way of rating how quickly carbohydrates are digested and rush into the bloodstream as sugar. Fast, in this case, is bad. In theory, a blast ...

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

... of 18 percent fat, 19 percent protein, 63 percent carbohydrates and 26 grams of fiber per 1000 calories. The participants who were in the exercise group did 45 minutes of cardiovascular exercise four times a week. None of the participants were restricted on the amount of food they could eat. Study results show ...

Weight Loss Supplements Questioned

...r.Many of these supplements claim to block starch, carbohydrates and fat calories, while allowing consumers to lose weight without making any lifestyle changes. Researchers say these products give hope to people who are attempting to lose weight. False and misleading claims have significant health consequences t...

Caffeine Found To Worsen Diabetes

...l so researchers could see how caffeine taken with carbohydrates would impact their diabetes. Results showed caffeine alone had no effect on blood sugar or insulin when compared with the placebo capsule. However, when taken with food, caffeine significantly raised blood sugar and had detrimental effects on insuli...

Low Glycemic Diet Effective In Reducing Weight

...betes and cardiovascular disease. In low-GI foods, carbohydrates are low in sugar or release sugar slowly.// High-GI foods, which include white bread, refined breakfast cereals and concentrated sugars, are rapidly digested and raise blood glucose and insulin to high levels. Carbs that release sugar more slowly inc...

Evaluating The Benefits Of A Low – carb Diet

... off for good, shows a new study. Researchers say carbohydrates such as white bread, refined breakfast cereals, and white sugar are rapidly digested, causing a quick rise in blood sugar and insulin. This in turn leads the body to slow the metabolism, causing people to feel hungrier sooner. Low-carb diets, howeve...

Herb Found To Be Effective In Controlling Blood Sugar Levels

...blonga binds to intestinal enzymes that break down carbohydrates in the body. These enzymes turn carbohydrates into glucose, the sugar that circulates throughout the body. If the enzyme binds to the herbal extra...

Breast cancer is associated to consuming food with high glycemic index

...ndex (GI) is often found in foods that have simple carbohydrates and sugars like refined flour, sugar and lot of other foods, which are less in fibers, and thus takes less time for the body to digest. For quite some time researchers have encouraged people to consume more of food which are low in glycemic index an...

Low glycemic diet effective for reducing cardiovascular risk

...te. The control diet plan was restricted intake of carbohydrates and fat. The results of the study showed decrease in body weight significantly after being on the former diet for six months. There was also a decline in plasma triacylglycerols in the first type of diet than the conventional low fat, low carbohydr...

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