Tag: "nutrients" at medical news
Feeding channel created by malaria parasite - a new target for
...arently uses these holes to supply itself with the nutrients
it needs to grow and reproduce. The discovery may lead to the development of new treatments for malaria, a widespread and devastating disease. Malaria kills more than one million people each year, most of them under age 5, and the disease is becomi...
Dietary phytonutrients – Secret for the good food to taste ba
...armful herbivores. The plants which contains phyto nutrients
are Sprouts, grapefruit, cabbage, kale, mustard seeds, arugula, spinach, dark chocolates and it is understood that small amount of phenol, flavanoids,isoflavones are needed to stay healthy. But the food manufacturers remove phytonutrients by debitter...
Protective effects of tomatoes in prostate cancer
...s found in tomato products and other natural plant nutrients
may be effective in preventing prostate cancer and treating the disease in its earliest stages.// Dr. Frederick Khachik, co-author on the study and professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Maryland came forward with the explanat...
Breast milk is essential
... of breast-feeding may be important as well as the nutrients
in breast milk. Their report said biologically active peptides in human milk may influence brain growth as well as the high levels of long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids....
Prevention of cataracts
...ntly lower in the group who ate the most amount of nutrients
than the group who ate the lowest amount. The nutrients
studied included vitamin C, vitamin E, riboflavin, folate, carotene and lutein/zeaxanthin. Researche...
Breakfast improves memory
... improves memory. Taking in some calories - basic nutrients
-fat, protein or carbohydrate. With regard to weight control, it is believed that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Thereby one can believe that breakfast also boosts mental performance. Researchers at the University of Texas gave 18...
High-protein diets may pose health risks
...ressure reduction. Although proteins are essential nutrients
required to maintain the body’s structure and proper function, most Americans already eat more protein than their bodies need, and excess dietary protein can, in itself, also increase health risks, he emphasises. High-protein diets induce a quick dr...
Excess vitamin A increases fracture risk
... good for health. Excess or less quantities of the nutrients
is not good and ineffective.// We tend to think that vitamins are good for us - but that's not always the case, particularly when one component is taken in excess. The latest report from the long-running Nurses' Health Study, which covers over 60,000...
New treatment for diabetics
...sulin injection.This microchip works by absorbing nutrients
from the body //and stimulates the insulin- produc... - it contains insulin-secreting cells that borrow nutrients
from the body to keep producing insulin indefinitely. "As long as the body produces glucose, the cel...
High vitamin A increases risk of hip fractures
...sets the nation's recommended daily allowances for nutrients
-- recommends that women get 700 micrograms a day of the vitamin. But multivitamins typically contain about 1,500 micrograms because the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not updated vitamin supplement labels, Feskanich said. She said the FDA s...
The winter worry
...h joins mother and baby and supplies the baby with nutrients
and oxygen .It often starts in the latter stages of pregnancy.It is usually symptomless,however warning signs can be picked up through routine ante-natal checks. In its more advanced stages, mothers may experience severe headaches, vomiting and vis...
Cancer hazard Found With Animal-Based Nutrients
...dly.// The researchers also found that plant-based nutrients
such as dietary fiber, dietary beta-carotene, foli...ient supplements. "We found that many animal-based nutrients
found in foods of animal origin are strongly associated with risk of developing these types of cance...
Chew to improve memory
...aises the heart beat, which causes more oxygen and nutrients
to be pumped into the brain. The other is that it triggers the production of insulin, which stimulates a part of the brain involved in memory. Dr Andrew Scholey, who carried out the study, said: "When you chew, the body releases insulin, which is pro...
Healthy snacks improve nutrition of kids
...t been getting adequate amounts of either of those nutrients
in their diets. Sullivan's team obtained their findings from a study of 50 Nebraska sixth graders. The researchers provided the students with an 8-ounce portion of healthy ice cream three afternoons per week for 4 weeks. During the 3-month study per...
Celiac Disease in Type 1 Diabetes
...ase is a condition in which the absorption of food nutrients
through the small intestine is impaired because of an allergic reaction to gluten. Both CD and diabetes are common chronic conditions in children. Previous studies have shown a connection between the two. Researchers examined 200 patients from the t...
New treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis
... proliferation. This ongoing angiogenesis supplies nutrients
and oxygen to growing tumors and can be inhibited //by a substance called endostatin. The angiogenesis observed in tumor growth is nearly identical to that of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), in which the proliferation of new blood vessels pl...
A high carbohydrate diet good for health
...lts show high-carbohydrate diets contain many more nutrients
than low carbohydrate diets. Subjects in the high-carbohydrate group had increased levels of essential nutrients, including vitamin A, carotene, vitamin C, folate, calcium, magnesium and iron. In addition, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, zin...
Vitamin C maintains healthy lungs
...She added that a diet rich in food supplying these nutrients
appears to be beneficial to lung health. She recom...ough vitamin C and other potentially lung-boosting nutrients
by eating a healthy diet containing the recommended servings of fruit and vegetables. US guidelines ...
Morphine may excite cancerous tumors
.... Angiogenesis can cause tumor growth by providing nutrients
to growing tumors and by transporting cancer cells from a tumor to other parts of the body. Lead researcher Kalpna Gupta, Ph.D., from the University of Minnesota felt that, despite the widespread use of morphine to treat pain in many medical conditi...
Keep fit with salads
...el the vegetables thinly, as most of the essential nutrients
are found just below the peel. Also, wash the vegetables before cutting them, several times in running water, so that the dirt as well as the chemicals and fertilizers are washed away. Once a salad is made, its ‘dressing’ is important. Though norma...
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