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For Bangladeshis, a Nutritious Diet Would Cost 1,700 Pounds Per Week

...prices could last over the next decade, predicting grains would rise by as much as 50 per cent between now and 2016....

Snack Foods Fortified With Fiber

...ilments."That's where there's a big push for whole grains and fiber," he said. "There's interest in making healthier foods." Funded by a one-year, 30,000 dollars grant from the Kansas Wheat Commission, Alavi and researchers created flour enriched with varying levels of bran. They mixed the bran-enriched wh...

Now, Fibre-enriched Tasty Snacks in the Making

...ents. "That's where there's a big push for whole grains and fiber," he said. "There's interest in making healthier foods." Funded by a one-year, 30,000 dollars grant from the Kansas Wheat Commission, Alavi and researchers created flour enriched with varying levels of bran. They mixed the bran-enric...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

...ral grazing behavior instead of the overfeeding of grains and other feed supplements, which defies conventional thinking on equine weight matters. The majority of horses examined in the study were fed primarily pasture and hay with very little grain and concentrate. Instead of overfeeding of grain and conc...

Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

...of nationwide folic acid fortification of enriched grains in the mid 1990s, the number of infants born in t... Prevention. Nationwide fortification of enriched grains is generally considered one of the greatest advances in public health policy, says Mason, who is als...

A Centre for Glycemic Index Testing Opened in Chennai

..., such as milling technology, that had robbed food grains of their essence. He pointed out that in the typical Indian diet, carbohydrates formed the bulk of calories and the fiber came from unrefined carbohydrates from whole cereals. But the milling technology, along with the need for longer shelf-life, ...

Campaign Aims To Improve Nutrition Among Hispanics

...the benefits of fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains now is available in some stores and churches in Dallas and Houston, and eventually will be distributed in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and New York. The guide also includes recipes for healthier versions of some traditional Latin-American dish...

Study Confirms Health Benefits of Whole Grains

...e. "Consuming an average of 2.5 servings of whole grains each day is associated with a 21 percent lower ris...per day and that 42 percent of adults ate no whole grains on a given day. "Many consumers and health professionals are unaware of the health benefits of whol...

Mediterranean Diet Could Help to Prevent COPD

...se who ate a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, whole grains and fish (Mediterranean diet); and those who ate a diet rich in processed foods, refined sugars, and cured and red meats (Western diet). The Mediterranean diet was associated with a 50% lower risk of developing COPD than the Western diet, even afte...

Risk of Diabetes is Reduced by Intake of Grain Fiber and Magnesium

Higher dietary intake of fiber from grains and cereals and of magnesium may each be associated with a lower risk of type II diabetes, according to a report and meta-analysis in the issue of Archives of Internal Medicine. Projections indicate that the number of people diagnosed with diabete...

Diabetes And Indigenous Australians

... ODea. Healthy diets based on lean meats, whole grains and fresh fruit and vegetables are much more costly. Prof ODea suggests several areas in which practical interventions may make a difference, including improving the nutritional status of infants and pregnant mothers, preventing and managing the c...

Vaccines On Your Plate

...d. The plants produced the toxin and when the rice grains were fed to mice they provoked immunity from the diarrhea-causing bacterium. The bacteria that cause cholera infect the gut and causes bloody stools. Nearly 200,000 cases of cholera occur each year in Africa, India and Russia, among other places. ...

Campaign Aims To Improve Nutrition Among Hispanics

...the benefits of fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains now is available in some stores and churches in Dallas and Houston, and eventually will be distributed in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and New York. The guide also includes recipes for healthier versions of some traditional Latin-American dish...

National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine Report Calls for More Dairy Foods at School

...w-fat dairy products, fruits, vegetables and whole grains and limits the amount of saturated fat, salt, adde...courage kids to eat more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and especially dairy foods, which give kids three of the five "nutrients of concern" identified by t...

Ethanol Could Be Damaging for Human Health, New Study Says

... rice, both because of consumer substitution among grains and because the crops compete for land, they say. GPL/B...

Scientists Find Rice Gene for Grain Size and Yield

...at the gene increased the width and weight of rice grains and increased grain yield per plant by nearly 20 p... eating quality as conventional rice, although the grains had a darker appearance. The team say the GW2 gene will facilitate breeding efforts to improve gr...

Eat Berries, Prevent Colon Cancer

...er of antioxidants in fruits, vegetables and whole grains that show potential for fighting colon cancer, this is believed to be the first study to demonstrate the cancer-fighting potential of pterostilbene against the disease, the scientists say. Their findings were described today at the 233rd national mee...

Want a Healthy Colon? Eat a Rainbow!

...oultry, fish, eggs, soy products, beans, and whole grains for the healthiest protein sources. o Limit your red meat intake to special occasions like the summer barbecue or a great steak restaurant. Choose a Rainbow of Vegetables and Fruits o Vegetables and fruits of all colors are loaded with anti-can...

Wet Distiller's Grains Could Play a Role in Cattle Diets

CANYON -- Wet sorghum distiller's grains can be fed in a steam-flaked corn ration without a...on on the feeding value of wet sorghum distiller's grains plus solubles, the study included 400 head of cattle. These cattle were divided between two study pe...

Whole Grain Breakfasts Linked to Lower Heart Failure Risk

...ad cholesterol and prevent heart attacks." Whole grains have received considerable attention in the last y...permits foods containing at least 51 percent whole grains by weight and are low in total fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol to carry a health claim linking t...

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