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Chemical in Vegetables Keep Blood Vessels Healthy

...t it has been difficult to determine exactly which nutrients in fruits and vegetables are responsible for these blood-pressure-lowering effects, according to the online edition of health magazine WebMD. Scientists at the Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences examined the effects of short-term nitrate su...

More Vitamin-E Mean Bigger Babies

...ly affects birth size by increasing blood flow and nutrients to the foetus, the researchers report in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Although it's not clear that women should take any extra Vitamin-E beyond what's in standard prenatal multivitamins, scientists said a healthy diet is essential fo...

Health Claim from FDA Promotes Dairy Products to Fight Osteoporosis Risk

...e of three daily servings of dairy to obtain these nutrients and reduce the risk of osteoporosis." Together, ...and Osteoporosis recognizes the role of many other nutrients in dairy foods, including magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and protein, that work together to help p...

Higher Folate Levels Linked to Reduced Risk for Alzheimer’s Diseas

...g of homocysteine—therefore, deficiencies in these nutrients increase homocysteine levels and may contribute to cardiovascular disease, stroke and dementia. José A. Luchsinger, M.D., Columbia University Medical Center, New York, and colleagues examined, interviewed and assessed the diets of 965 individuals wi...

Why Immune System Doesn't Attack Small Intestine?

...ll intestine, for example, which absorbs essential nutrients from food and drink and protects the body from invasive microbes, is literally teeming with bacteria, which help break down waste. The presence of so many bacteria is a potential trigger for an immune system response. Why do T cells almost always ign...

Food Hampers Deficient in Calories, Study Says

...pers from food banks were found to be deficient in nutrients or calories,// and may not do much to promote the ... children. The prolonged shortfall in calories and nutrients could cause long term health problems, researchers said. However, food banks are not to be blamed ...

Body Makes the Best Out of Fruits If Eaten at Mealtimes

...o researchers, the body is tuned to absorb maximum nutrients from food stuff at mealtimes. And this is perhaps one reason why the body assimilates the maximum nutrients from food/fruits eaten at regular mealtimes. Deborah Brunt of the Faculty of Medical and Health S...

Can Prunes Reverse Bone Loss After Menopause?

...ded clinical research into the effects of specific nutrients on key markers of postmenopausal health. In addition to Arjmandi's study, FSU Professor Jasminka Ilich is leading the largest, longest study to-date on the efficacy of calcium –– through dairy products, supplements or both –– for weight reduction ...

Be True to Your Heart With a Handful of Almonds

...mond skin antioxidants sheds more light on all the nutrients in almonds that may provide a health benefit,” says study author Jeffrey Blumberg, Ph.D., director of the Antioxidants Research Laboratory at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging and professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Sci...

South Asians, Don’t Blame Your Genes Anymor

...nal way of cooking or over cooking, which destroys nutrients and are prone to stress caused by difficulties in adapting.VSays one of the lead researchers, physician Salim Yusuf of McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences in Ontario, Canada: I think South Asian immigrants who have come to North America ...

Diet Holds the Key for Men's Health

...n. Tomatoes aid in the digestion of proteins and nutrients and also help in secretion of gastric acid. The vitamin C present in this vegetable helps to maintain a healthy artery. The beta carotene in carrot triggers an active immunity and stops the formation of free radicals. Besides, potassium in carrots he...

A Protein in Brain Cells Controls Obesity: Research

...ing to food, hunger, and the balance of energy and nutrients in the body. Previously, U-M researcher Liangyou Rui, Ph.D. and his team have shown that mice that lack the gene for SH2B1 -- called knockout mice -- become obese, diabetic, and unable to stop eating. Their bodies lose the ability to sense the sig...

Bacteria Harnessed as Micro-Robot Motors

... Moreover, the bacteria motors work using simple nutrients such as glucose and are naturally sensitive to their environment. This means they can be precisely controlled. "In the future, such hybrid swimming micro-robots could even be used to deliver drugs inside the liquid environments of the human body, s...

Optimum Folate and Vitamin B12 Levels Essential for Cognitive Function in Seniors

Folate and vitamin B12, two important nutrients for the development of healthy nerves and blood cells, may work together to protect cognitive function// among seniors, reports a new epidemiological study. According to Martha Savaria Morris, PhD, epidemiologist at the USDA HNRCA, "we found a stro...

New Mechanism for Nutrient Uptake Discovered

...ter membrane. Each pore is capable of transporting nutrients individually, so we were really surprised to find that the pores simply can't act without stimulation from their neighbors." In earlier research the Carnegie scientists, with colleagues, identified the genes responsible for initiating nitrogen upta...

Fish Intake Linked to Higher IQ in Offspring

... "These results show that risks from the loss of nutrients were greater than the risks of harm from exposure ...its seafood consumption might reduce the intake of nutrients necessary for optimum neurological development… Other evidence suggests that omega-3 fatty acids in ...

Natural Milk Protein Could Lead to Super Nutritious Foods

... have engineered a way to deliver health-promoting nutrients using protein //particles naturally present in mil...ould lead to low fat or non-fat foods that contain nutrients now present only in fat-containing foods, and could be used to enrich foods with other important nut...

Excessive TV Viewing Linked to Poor Eating Habits in Children

... that we see a pattern of less healthful foods and nutrients with increased TV use," Gillman said. Children can get a lot of physical activity even if they watch a lot of TV or get little physical activity even if they watch little TV. So most people think the strong relationship between TV viewing and over...

Prescribing Off Label Drugs for Children may Be Hazardous

...system or autonomic nervous system, in addition to nutrients and gastrointestinal agents. For instance, 28 percent of the patients in the database received morphine, although the FDA has not approved it for use in children. Anti-cancer drugs were the least likely to be used off-label, possibly because such dru...

Scientists Genetically Engineer Tomatoes With Enhanced Folate Content

...erious problem." Folate is one of the most vital nutrients for the human body's growth and development, which is why folate-rich diets are typically suggested for women planning a pregnancy or who are pregnant. Without it, cell division would not be possible because the nutrient plays an essential role in bo...

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