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Risk of Cancer can be reduced to 40% with a High Fiber Diet

...d into five sets according to their consumption of fiber and presented at an International Conference in France. This study showed that fiber was particularly important in reducing cancer of the colon and rectum. Medical experts believe u...

Testing for blood sugar levels made easier

...l Coherence Tomography uses advanced photonics and fiber optics to obtain images of tissues. It uses infrared light waves that reflect off the internal structures within tissues to send back a picture and information about the tissue, in this case, including blood sugar levels. A pilot study of OCT was do...

Want to have a nice day? Eat breakfast!

...s a quarter to one 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 ...

Eating Fish Helps the Heart

...eart disease who were given dietary advice on fat, fiber or fish. After two years, the men who ate fish at ...ction in death. There was no benefit in either the fiber or fat group. This study was followed by a series of studies and controlled clinical trials that all...

Epilepsy Drug Helps Diabetic Nerve Damage

...europathy -- dendrite length, intraepidermal nerve fiber density and peroneal nerve amplitude -- all increased in the patients. What that means, explains Dr. Vinik, is that the nerves were healing. Patients also experienced increased sensitivity to touch and a significant reduction in pain. There are othe...

Almonds Help Lower Cholesterol

...o" eating plan, which includes a diet high in soy, fiber and almonds. Results of the study show those who followed the Portfolio diet plan lowered their LDL or "bad" cholesterol by more than 30 percent. Researchers say the diet was as effective in managing cholesterol as taking a starting dose of choleste...

Preventing Colorectal Cancer

...hows taking vitamin D and consuming a diet high in fiber may reduce the risk of polyps, or tumors, that can...how men who consume more than four grams of cereal fiber per day and more than 645 international units of vitamin D per day are less likely to have serious c...

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

... protein, 45 percent carbohydrates, and 7 grams of fiber per 1,000 calories. The low fat, high-carb diet co... 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 ...

Eating Fiber Reduces The Risk Of Heart Disease

A new study shows eating dietary fiber specifically from fruits and cereals lowers the ri...suggested // a connection between higher intake of fiber and lower risk of heart disease. However, few studies have actually looked at the dietary fiber from...

Lack of Exercise Found To Lead To Obesity In Kids

... and overweight group. Researchers also found that fiber intake, and not fat calories, was more closely rel...ight children consistently reported consuming more fiber than at-risk and overweight children did. Also, researchers found overweight boys reported watching ...

Strategies That Might Lower Blood Pressure Questioned

...ium salt; prompt sheets for high fruit, vegetable, fiber and low fat. Some patients were given a booklet wh... received prompt sheets for high fruit, vegetable, fiber and low fat, while others did not receive any of these prompt sheets. According to the study, none ...

Early Screening Required for Glaucoma

...stead of doctors just looking at the retinal nerve fiber layer and visual functioning when making a diagnosis of glaucoma they can also use new imaging and psychophysical tests to improve detection and monitoring of the disease .Finding the glaucoma in its earliest stages is important because the condition...

The Benefits Of Calcium Supplements

...colorectal lesions. They also found a diet high in fiber and low in fat increased the preventive effect of calcium. Researchers analyzed data from 913 patients who were part of a randomized, double-blind trial among patients with recent colorectal cancer. Participants took either a 1,200-milligram calciu...

The Benefits Of Nuts

...anuts and nuts, other chemical components, such as fiber and magnesium, may also play a role in their healthy effects. Researchers also say that dietary fiber may reduce the risk of gallstones by improving insulin sensitivity and decreasing recirculation of b...

Foods Rich In Flavonoids Effective In Prevention Of Cough

A new study shows a diet high in fiber from fruit and soy foods may reduce the incidence ...chers say that promoting a diet high in sources of fiber and flavonoids, such as fruit and soy, may be an important contribution to primary prevention strate...

Almonds found To Be Effective In Lowering Cholesterol

...o” eating plan, which includes a diet high in soy, fiber and almonds. Results of the study show those who followed the Portfolio diet plan lowered their LDL or “bad” cholesterol by more than 30 percent. Researchers say the diet was as effective in managing cholesterol as taking a starting dose of choleste...

High Fiber Diet Found To Protect The Heart

...of studies have found a connection between dietary fiber intake and the reduction of heart disease. In the ...d on the relationship of total and soluble dietary fiber intake and the risk of coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease. The study included 9,776 ...

Almonds As Effective As Certain Drugs In Lowering Cholesterol

...o” eating plan, which includes a diet high in soy, fiber and almonds. Results of the study show those who followed the Portfolio diet plan lowered their LDL or “bad” cholesterol by more than 30 percent. Researchers say the diet was as effective in managing cholesterol as taking a starting dose of choleste...

The Causes Of Acid Reflux Questioned

...t against acid reflux. Regular consumption of high fiber brown bread and 30 minutes of strenuous exercise at least once a week both cut in half the risk of developing acid reflux. Heavy coffee drinkers (around seven cups a day) were also about 40-percent less likely to develop acid reflux than those who dr...

Kids Not Getting Enough Fiber

A recent study that looked at the fiber intake among kids shows , most small children between ages 2 and 5 aren’t getting enough fiber // in their diets thereby putting them at higher risk for health problems like constipation and hear...

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