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Organic Tomatoes may Be Healthier for Your Heart Than Traditionally Grown Ones

... that since flavonoids are produced as a result of nutrient deficiency, over-fertilising the soil in traditional farming leads to their lower levels. However, Gerry Hayman, the technical expert of the British Tomatoes Growers' is unsure about the findings. "We use similar growing techniques here whether t...

Organically Grown Food More Healthier

...ed as a defense mechanism that can be triggered by nutrient deficiency, such as a lack of nitrogen in the soil...anding advice on organic food is there can be some nutrient differences but it doesn't mean it's necessarily better for you." For example, a recent study fou...

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

...anada and 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, smok...

Apple a Day Keeps Asthma Away

...cy (EPA), 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, smoki...

Britains Free Fruit -And -Vegetable -Scheme Falls Flat

...easure for children was used to assess dietary and nutrient intake. It was seen that though the scheme initially boosted intake by half a portion and slightly increased levels of beta carotene and vitamin, these increases waned seven months later and had disappeared by year three - when pupils aged seven ...

Organic Farming can Feed the World, U-M Study Shows

...tainable or ecological; that utilize non-synthetic nutrient cycling processes; that exclude or rarely use synthetic pesticides; and sustain or regenerate the soil quality. Perfecto said the idea that people would go hungry if farming went organic is "ridiculous." "Corporate interest in agriculture and the...

Organic Farming Can Feed the World

...tainable or ecological; that utilize non-synthetic nutrient cycling processes; that exclude or rarely use synthetic pesticides; and sustain or regenerate the soil quality. Perfecto said the idea that people would go hungry if farming went organic is "ridiculous." "Corporate interest in agriculture and t...

Vitamin C may Not Help You from Getting a Cold

...d against the use of Vitamin C in later years, the nutrient remains popular because many people including those funding studies want to believe that it works. Hemila said he sees little use in further study for colds for adults. However, more studies on vitamin C and colds in children and vitamin C and pne...

Tea Pill, Tea Cola Hitting Markets Soon

...ubstances in tea called flavonoids, a vitamin-like nutrient that makes blood cells less prone to clotting. India is the world's largest tea producer with Assam accounting for about 55 percent of the total 955 million kg produced in 2006....

Animal Research Uncovers Another Mechanism of Cholesterol Lowering Drug

...sulting in severe abdominal pain, liver damage and nutrient malabsorption. The fact that Zetia works in two locations is positive because it makes it more effective as a cholesterol-lowering drug, said Temel. But our research suggests the potential for having too much cholesterol in the bile, which could po...

Stem Cell Licensing Deal Positions Toronto as World Leader in Technology

...e and places it in a bio-container supplied with a nutrient solution and then ships it to the CReATe laboratories for processing and storage. A technician at the laboratory uses a proprietary process to remove the cells from the cord tissue and stores them for future use. Unlike cord blood stem cells, which c...

Vitamin C Helps Reduce Complications Linked to Type 1 Diabetes

...r diabetes, for a new research has found that the nutrient could help reduce some of the complications linked...from the University of Warwick have found that the nutrient helps 'mop-up' free radicals that are produced in excess in diabetics. Free radicals are tissue-da...

Worried of Acne? Cut Down Milk

...ry exclusion of dairy from the diet can compromise nutrient intakes," said Judith Bryans of the Dairy Council....

Understanding Why C. Difficile Causes Disease -- It's Hungry

...uction only seem to be expressed during periods of nutrient deprivation. This is consistent with the view that most disease-causing bacteria express their pathogenicity when they are hungry," says Abraham Sonenshein, professor at the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University and at Tu...

Sheep Offer Model for Undernourishment in Pregnant Teen Girls

...ke of adolescent ewes during pregnancy impairs the nutrient supply to their fetuses and slows the growth of so...rients between a mother and her fetus "will impair nutrient supply in girls who are still growing during pregnancy. Thus formulating correct dietary advice for ...

Pink Grapefruit Juice is Rich in Nutrients Than Other Juices

...sed six different methods to calculate each juices nutrient density. Nutrient density was defined as either ...vided per calorie, or the ratio of the amount of a nutrient in foods to the energy provided by these same foods. Nutrients included proteins, fats, sugars, nu...

Folic Acid may Help to Cut Down the Stroke Risk

...cts. A new study now suggests that folic acid, a nutrient known to reduce homocysteine levels in the blood, also improves the health of arteries. The vitamin is known to lower levels of homocysteine in the blood, an amino acid believed to boost the danger of stroke, heart disease and deep vein thrombosis....

Effects of 'starvation Hormone'-Newly Identified in Low-carb Diets

...lic fatty liver disease.Mammals survive periods of nutrient deprivation by shifting from carbohydrates to so-called ketone bodies as a primary fuel source. Ketone bodies are produced from fatty acids transferred from storage in fat tissue to the liver when carbohydrates are scarce. During prolonged fasts, ...

Dire Future Predicted for Europe's 4 Seas

...into the sea. This may be further exacerbated by nutrient loads accompanying intensification of food production in Europe. This combination of pressures limits the scope for short-term remedial action and in the case of the Baltic Sea; short-term prospects for reducing eutrophication are particularly bleak,...

Breast Cancer Drug Curbs Heart Disease.

... deprivation as a consequence of reduced oxygen or nutrient supply. In addition, heart muscle cells appear to be sensitive to the death promoting effects of inflammation. Our experiments in isolated human heart muscle cells indicate that lapatinib activates a pathway that protects cardiac muscle cells from ...

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