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Sweet corn releases antioxidants on cooking

...ave always been beneficial to our body. When sweet corn is heated, its antioxidant content is released fro...niversity in the US have experimented with cooking corn on the cob for increasing lengths of time (10, 35 and 50 minutes). The longer the corn was cooked, t...

New heart-healthy corn due in stores by 2007

A new breed of corn that mixes the conventional seed with a bright-blo...s popcorn and yellow sweet corn. Scientists bred corn with Eastern gama grass, a purple or orange-bloomed plant, and came up with a corn high in oleic fat...

More About The Coffee Bean Than Just A Heavenly Taste and Smell

... such as tea, milk, chocolate, bananas, dry beans, corn and cranberries has been outranked by this wonder bean. While the findings would seem to encourage people to go out and drink more coffee, moderation is necessary. In addition, fruits and vegetables are on the hit list because they are better fro...

Omega 3 Fatty acids (fishy oil) Inhibits Breast Cancer Growth

...s rich in either fish oil (omega-3 fatty acids) or corn oil (omega-6 fatty acids). Researchers found that... mice on the fish oil diet compared to that on the corn oil diet. Results from in vitro experiments indicated DHA and EPA inhibited the growth of cultured ...

High-Vegetable & Fruit Diet Reduce The Risk Of Pancreatic Cancer

...vegetables (such as carrots, yams, sweet potatoes, corn and yellow squash), dark leafy vegetables and cruciferous vegetables. Light-green vegetables, tomatoes and tomato products showed weaker protective benefits. Fruits were found to be protective but significantly less so than vegetables, with citrus f...

Carotenoid Absorption Explained In A Better Manner

...e color, while lutein is a major yellow pigment of corn and leafy green vegetables. Carotenoids act as biological antioxidants, protecting cells and tissues from damage caused by naturally occurring oxygen free radicals in the body. Beta-carotene is a potentially important means of lessening vitamin A de...

Another Benefit For Human Health Attributed To Omega-3-Fats

...th of cancer, omega-6 fatty acid-rich food such as corn was excluded in D.H.’s diet as these fatty acids increase cancer growth. “We have good evidence for employing nutritional interventions to improve cancer treatment and patient well-being,” the story quoted Dr. Pardini as saying. Source Nutrition a...

Fungal toxins infected corn the reason for congenital defects

Fungal toxins in corn may be the reason for neural tube defects outbreak...al Environmental Health Perspectives suggests that corn and its products //that have been infected by fungal toxins might give rise to neural tube defects (...

Vitamin E: good, bad or ugly???

...parison of the two most common forms of Vitamin E, corn and soybeans and olive oil, almonds, sunflower see...ratory experiments, the kind of vitamin E found in corn and soybean oil, gamma-tocopherol, ultimately destroyed animal cells. But the other form of vitamin ...

Biological Clock Could Be Re-Set: Study

...ical clock, a region in the brain of the size of a corn kernel, which dictates our sleep-wake cycles. A research conducted by Kent State professor David Glass has shown that this clock can be re-set, reported science portal EurekAlert. The body clock is an internal mechanism in organisms that controls t...

Exiled Tibetans In India To Adopt Organic Farming

...d by the Indian government, including wheat, rice, corn and linseed. The first wave of Tibetan refugees fled Tibet in 1959 along with their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, after a failed uprising against Chinese occupation. Besides farming, Tibetans are also engaged as traders and shopkeepers in s...

Polyunsaturated Fat, Vitamin E Lowers Risk Of Motor Neurone Disease

...a-6 fat found abundantly in vegetable oils such as corn oil and omega 3 fat found in fish and nuts, reports foodconsumer.org. The motor neurone diseases (MND) are a group of progressive neurological disorders that destroy motor neurons, the cells that control voluntary muscle activity such as speaking, ...

Doctors Suggest Tax on High Calorie Diet to Deter Intake

...o conference are pointing out to the high fructose corn syrup which is the sweetener added to everything from ketchup to cola. Due to these taxes about £500million a year funds have been gathered says Michael Jacobsen, director of the Centre for Science and the Public Interest, an independent health watch...

Cancer Survivor Gives Birth To Baby Girl

...one or two small children and watch them eat their corn on the cob just the way my husband does,” added Beverley, cancer survivor and Fertile Hope financial assistance recipient. Prior to attempting pregnancy, Lindsay and Jordan worked closely with her oncology team to ensure her health and to determine...

Crusade Against Malnutrition

...ir health and weight on the standard diet of rice, corn and beans. "If we dig the children out of the deep immunologic and nutritional hole they are in, they are not very likely to fall back in," Wolff said. "We can't treat all of the congenital diseases they have, but we can treat malnutrition, which m...

Soda and Sugary Drinks make Americans Obese

...ommon sweetener used in soft drinks, high fructose corn syrup, contains more calories than regular refined sugar. Studies also suggest that it reduces the body's ability to process calories, according to the review published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Hu said that an extra can of sod...

Yellow and green vegetables for better eyesight

...h, yellow and green vegetables like peas// , sweet corn and brocolli have chemicals that may be good for the eyesight. The diets of 1,700 American women of the age group 50 to 79 were studied by researchers at the University of Wisconsin to observe the affect of diet on their chances of developing eye pr...

Processed foods – "the" cause of obesity!

...d processors discovered a technique for converting corn – which is grown abundantly and cheaply – into a processed sugar. That new product, high-fructose corn syrup, is a sweetener that affects metabolism in a very negative way," says Lustig. Fructose is pr...

Alternative therapies for ADHD

...D medications."Specifically, getting high fructose corn syrup out of the diet, caffeine out of the diet, and if you want to go a little further, taking flour and sugar out," said Fisher, who, while a proponent of drug therapy, worries about side effects. "We're not talking a huge sample, but I've gotten p...

Sugary Beverages Fuel the Obesity Epidemic

...and obese. Added sweeteners, such as high-fructose corn syrup, may be one of the major reasons, says the October 2006 issue of the Harvard Health Letter. Sweeteners added to sports beverages and juice drinks are particularly troubling because many people think those drinks are healthful. But studies hav...

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