Tag: "meals" at medical news
Pre-packed Sandwiches Saltier Than Crisps
...ich was often the main constituent of one of three meals
in the day, and so that fact that it contained a third of the recommended daily intake of salt was not necessarily a problem. However, she cautioned that if it was combined with other things, such as a packet of crisps or biscuits then it could pus...
Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare
...ccording to the study, "U.S. children consume more meals
prepared outside the home, more fast food rich in fat, high in energy density, and low in essential micronutrients, than do European children." That is ultimately a cultural issue -- a result of a fast-food lifestyle that may have long-term consequen...
Researchers Developing smart Wardrobe' to Download Songs to smart Shirts
...used to monitor whether elderly people are missing meals
or falling over. If sensors in the clothes detect there may be a problem they could be programmed to alert family or emergency services, ABC online quoted him as saying....
Study Finds Abdominal Fat Not the Prime Cause for Metabolic Syndrome
...rt. Researchers provided the volunteers with two meals
high in carbohydrates, and turned to magnetic reso..., the energy obtained from their carbohydrate rich meals
was rerouted to liver triglyceride production, elevating triglycerides in the blood by as much as 60...
Artificial Trans Fat Banned in Chain Restaurant in King County
...country to ban artificial trans fats in restaurant meals
and becomes only the second to require nutrition labeling on menus. A nutritional labeling requirement and ban on trans fats in restaurants took effect July 1 in New York. Like a New York City regulation adopted last December, King Countys artificial...
Jessica Simpson's '5-Factor Diet' to Get a 'toned' Body
...k, and she even got him to deliver the nutritional meals
delivered to her doorstep. Simpson followed the '5-Factor Diet and Fitness' plan set by the most sought after personal trainer. Earlier Vanessa Williams, Katherine Heigl and Simpson's on-off boyfriend John Mayer have also stuck to the 5-Factor Diet...
Australia Proposes Comprehensive Plans to Protect Aboriginal Children from Sexual Abuse
...original land," he said. "We will be ensuring that meals
are provided to children at school, with parents paying for the meals." The Federal Government would take control of Aboriginal townships through five-year leases to improve property and public housing, Howard said, adding that compensation would b...
US Trying Hard to Provide Proper Treatment for Wounded Soldiers
...s, the military tries "three hots and a cot" warm meals
and a chance to sleep. Most of the time it works and troops return to their unit, Kilpatrick said. Of the troops air evacuated to the military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany, 20 percent return to Iraq and 80 percent go back to the United States for...
India to Get a Taste of 'British' Curries
... in 2002, in which she shows how to rustle up easy meals
out of British ingredients with added Indian spices. She has adopted the same technique here, albeit with different ingredients. "On the show, I will replace some of these ingredients with those that are easier to get (in India)," Malhi said. S...
Knightley and Miller's High Calorie Curry Diet!
...o-star Sienna Miller are enjoying her calorie rich meals
on the set of the film 'The Edge Of Love' . 'The Pirates of the Caribbean' beauty has been asked to consume heavy food four times a day to beef up for her role in the film. Apparently, Knightley and Miller have been having competitions to see who...
Soy Nuts may Improve Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Levels in Women
...hydrates; 1,200 milligrams of calcium per day; two meals
of fatty fish (such as salmon or tuna) per week; and less than 200 milligrams of cholesterol per day. The other diet had the same calorie, fat and protein content, but the women were instructed to replace 25 grams of protein with one-half cup of un...
Surge in Cancer Incidence in Asia Feared
...hey are replacing fruits and vegetables with fatty meals
full of meat and salt, which is leading to increases in stomach and colon cancers. Meanwhile, traditional diseases like malaria are killing fewer people building an aging population that's a prime target for cancer. The effect is already startling...
Exercise After Meals Helps Better to Lose Pounds
...ng, a new study now suggests that exercising after meals
is better at promoting weight loss as it boosts ho...son said that the study showed that exercise after meals
may be more helpful to people trying to lose weight. "In the past we have been concerned that, alt...
Pramlintide-A Boon to Restrain Fast Food Consumption
...tose corn syrup-sweetened soft drinks. These three meals
were the fast-food challenge. The participants 24-hour food intake was measured on the first day of the experiment, when all were given a placebo, the first treatment day, (day 3) and on day 43. The participants rated their feelings of hunger, full...
Inadequate Sleep may Affect a Persons Diet.
...get enough sleep are less likely to cook their own meals
and, instead, opt to eat fast food. It is the lack...p complaints are less likely to eat at home. These meals
may require less effort and may be less healthful than meals
prepared at home. Over time, persons wi...
Where Children Lead the Sanitation Drive
...hich would keep flies away," he said. As mid-day meals
are provided free for primary level children, they were taught to wash their hands before and after eating. "Every Wednesday, their nails are inspected and clipped because, as we emphasise, dirty nails are the prime source of illness and disease," Ma...
Food Preparation may Play a Bigger Role in Chronic Disease
...everyone is aware of them when buying or preparing meals
– and our studies explain why." A Simple Solution: Steam, Boil, Stew Despite the ubiquity of AGEs, Dr. Vlassara and her team offer simple, safe, and economic solutions that echo the recommendations given concerning trans fats—watch what you eat. Ne...
A Single High Fat Meal Could Boost Blood Pressures
It is well known that eating too many high-fat meals
will clog arteries and increase heart attack risk....uld provide a key mechanism through which high fat meals
produce heart disease over time. Researchers at the University of Calgary, Canada looked at the ...
Doctors in UK Promoting Awareness of Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease
...ght if you are overweight · avoid large, high-fat meals
and bedtime snacks · limit coffee intake · reduce alcohol consumption · stop smoking. If the symptoms are not frequent - less than five times a month - they can be treated with over-the-counter medications such as antacids and histamine antagonis...
Canadians Consuming Too Much Salt
...part is that even if you were to avoid lacing your meals
with salt and curb buying salty snacks, the food you buy from supermarket shelves already has its own share of sodium stocks. So, the best thing to do say scientists, is to go cold turkey. Cut out all foods that contain more than 20 percent of th...
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