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Pre-packed Sandwiches Saltier Than Crisps

...that it contained a third of the recommended daily intake of salt was not necessarily a problem. However, ...claims that if the nation reduced its average salt intake to the recommended maximum, it would prevent 70,000 heart attacks and strokes a year. The health r...

Exercise Reduces Inflammation

... such variables as fatigue, blood pressure, oxygen intake and carbon dioxide elimination and heart-rate recovery in conjunction with exercise on a walking treadmill. Tests also were administered to determine the subjects levels of physical activity, physical fitness, emotional stress and body composition (b...

Selenium Supplements Could Increase Diabetes Risk

...an the Institute of Medicine's recommended dietary intake of 55 micrograms per day of selenium for men and f...selenium supplements on top of an adequate dietary intake may cause diabetes."...

First Genetically Engineered Maize Resistant to Maize Streak Virus Produced in S. Africa

...ina. Maize can supply 50 percent of the caloric intake in sub-Saharan Africa but, in certain years, a farmer's entire crop can be wiped out. In their study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists in Chicago on Sunday, Shepher and her colleagues claimed that maize, ...

Anti-smoking Drug Could Help Treat Alcoholism: Study

... cut off from varenicline, they did not resume the intake of ethanol at previous levels. "Chronic treatment with varenicline suppressed the ethanol consumption without any subsequent rebound increase in drinking," it said. This finding "suggests that varenicline may serve as a therapeutic treatment to r...

Sugary Diet can Be Helpful in Shedding Off Pounds

...orie intake) that one tenth of their total calorie intake included sugar. To achieve this goal, subjects were advised to include high carbohydrate snacks such as low fat cereal bars and low fat yogurts (containing at least 20g sugar) between two and four times per day, depending on their energy needs. A...

Food Colour in Sausages, Burgers Could Trigger Cancer

... is therefore not possible to determine a level of intake for aniline which may be regarded as safe for humans," he added. A spokesman for the FSA said that once the meeting is concluded, the agency will decide what action to take. The EFSA is re-assessing the scientific evidence on all food colourings ...

A Spoonful of Sugar can Melt Away the Pounds

...orie intake) that one tenth of their total calorie intake included sugar. To achieve this goal, subjects were advised to include high carbohydrate snacks such as low fat cereal bars and low fat yogurts (containing at least 20g sugar) between two and four times per day, depending on their energy needs. A...

A Balanced Diet can Keep Asthma, Wheezing at Bay in Teens

... examined the associations of low dietary nutrient intake with low pulmonary function and respiratory symptoms. Over the period of one school year, 2,112 students completed a standardized respiratory questionnaire and a dietary questionnaire. They also answered questions about medication use, smoking hab...

Selenium Supplements may Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk

...selenium supplements on top of an adequate dietary intake may cause diabetes."...

Apple a Day Keeps Asthma Away

...Chest Physicians (ACCP), shows that a low dietary intake of certain nutrients increases the likelihood of r... examined the associations of low dietary nutrient intake with low pulmonary function and respiratory symptoms. Over the period of one school year, 2,112 st...

Britains Free Fruit -And -Vegetable -Scheme Falls Flat

...illion pound campaign to boost fruit and vegetable intake among young children could have been in vain after...as seen that though the scheme initially boosted intake by half a portion and slightly increased levels of beta carotene and vitamin, these increases waned ...

Fat Tax Could Avoid Considerable Amount of Heart Attack and Stroke Deaths Annually

...ge of foodstuffs taxed to cut fat, salt, and sugar intake for maximum health. The calculations showed that...dstuffs high in saturated fats would increase salt intake instead, and could actually increase deaths from heart disease and stroke. It would also increase we...

Cane Sugar,corn Syrup Have Similar Effects on Hunger

... The results suggest that while appetite and food intake are influenced by the number of calories consumed earlier, the types of sugars consumed in those calories seem to make little or no difference. Some companies have made a sincere effort to put sucrose back in soda, said Dr. Adam Drewnowski, direct...

Drinking More Milk may Lessen Type 2 Diabetes Risk

...e at highest risk for the disease. Examining the intake of milk and milk products exclusively, the researc... diabetes among individuals with the highest dairy intake (3-5 servings per day) compared to those getting less than 1 1/2 servings each day. The Tufts rese...

Insulin Sensitizer- Energy Conserving Signal to Brain

...thway by which hypothalamic AMPK activity and food intake are stimulated during fasting and suppressed after... In addition to this short-term regulation of food intake and energy expenditure by adiponectin and leptin, these two adipokines may also participate in the l...

Tomato Fever Replaces Chikungunya in Kerala

...st, symptoms can be countered through painkillers, intake of plenty of fluids and lots of rest....

Consuming Grape Fruit Increases Breast Cancer Risk: Study

...ed the researchers, as saying. "Whole grapefruit intake was significantly associated with breast cancer in...h breast cancer risk, it is plausible that regular intake of grapefruit would increase a woman's risk of breast cancer," they added. The study and its findi...

Apples and Lentils Could Help You to Shed Off Those Extra Pounds!

...oss diet, since there is less need to restrict the intake of food so long as the carbohydrates consumed have a low glycaemic index," says Thomas. Added review co-author Elizabeth Elliott, Ph.D.: "Losing weight is very difficult and many people are unable to sustain a weight-loss diet. The low glycemic ind...

Breast Cancer Risk is not Reduced by a Diet Rich in Fruit and Vegetables

...s of fiber; and 15 percent to 20 percent of energy intake from fat. The comparison group (n = 1,551) was ...fruit, +25 percent; fiber, +30 percent, and energy intake from fat, -13 percent. Throughout the study, women in both groups received similar clinical care. ...

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