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Caloric Restriction in Non-obese People Extends Life Span

...span. A calorie-restricted diet provides all the nutrients necessary for a healthy life but minimizes the energy (calories) supplied in the diet. This type of diet increases the life span of mice and delays the onset of age-related chronic diseases such as cancers, heart disease, and stroke in rodents. There...

Hydrolysed Casein Formula may Slash Eczema in Infants

...g is the best way to ensure an infant receives the nutrients it needs in its first months, formulas are indispensable in cases where mothers are unable to feed their children - be it for health or logistical reasons. Mothers' desire to give their children the best possible start in life means that there is sco...

organic kiwifruits promote health

...gram at UC Davies, asks whether these increases in nutrients and antioxidants are of any appreciable health perspective. He is also concerned about any unknown negative effects on the health. “The authors also did not look for any plant secondary metabolites of potential toxicological impact.” According to t...

Role of Lifestyle Choices in Heart Risks

...d extensively to evaluate the effects of foods and nutrients on cardiac risk, researchers at the Yale Prevention Research Center in Connecticut conducted a trial to assess whether the consumption of cocoa would provide any sustained benefits on endothelial function. "While the findings from this study do not...

Specially Developed Proteins Could Help Resist Ageing

...geing research - live 10% longer when they are fed nutrients enriched with a heavy isotope of hydrogen, deuterium. The research is untested in larger animals and many previous attempts to achieve large lifespan extensions have failed to work in rodents and other animals. Many actually resulted in an increas...

Can Science Stop Cancer Before It Starts?

... Researchers are looking at how drugs, foods and nutrients interact with cells to slow or prevent the growth of cancer, as well as identifying genes and proteins that may be used to detect cancer early or even predict a person’s future risk of cancer. Drugs or nutritional interventions can then be developed ...

Certain Vitamins may Have Adverse Effects on Human Lifespan

...ods in a balanced diet that can provide all of the nutrients the body needs to protect itself and combat diseases.' Source-IANS/B...

Poor Diet Puts Teenagers' Health at Risk

...ts that will provide their growing bodies with the nutrients they need to ensure their long term health and wellbeing." Extra foods—such as fast foods, energy-dense snacks and sugar-sweetened drinks—were consumed by nearly 90 per cent of the teenagers on a daily basis. Professor Crawford said that this f...

Nutrients in Certain Vegetables may Provide Cancer-fighting Benefit

... focus of research in recent years because certain nutrients in vegetables and dietary agents appear to protect... by forming new blood vessels that pass oxygen and nutrients to tumor cells. "Angiogenesis is a major issue in cancer metastases," said Dr. Singh. "Our results...

Dental X-rays of Carotid Artery Cannot Estimate Stroke Risk

... occurs when a blood vessel that brings oxygen and nutrients to the brain bursts or becomes clogged by a blood clot or some other mass. Panoramic radiography is a procedure used in dental practice for detecting dental disease. According to the JADA article authors, a trend toward using panoramic x-rays to iden...

National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine Report Calls for More Dairy Foods at School

...ant role dairy foods play in contributing valuable nutrients to the diet of children and adolescents," said Ann...hat school food and beverage offerings provide the nutrients they need." Milk and milk products provide more than 70 percent of the calcium consumed by America...

Pistachio Nuts Keep Away Heart Diseases

... at Penn. Pistachios are believed to be rich in nutrients that reduce hardening of the arteries, one of the main causes of heart attacks and strokes. The study findings were presented at the Experimental Biology meet at Washington. ANN/...

Gene Responsible for Ageing Process Discovered – and Calorie Restriction Could Hel

...d of high-calorie food but are given all the other nutrients they need. It is well established that calorie-restricted diets lead to longer maximum life spans in practically every animal in which they have been studied, although the evidence it not as strong for humans. "After 72 years of not knowing how c...

Mums Death is Reason Behind Jolies Dramatic Weightloss

...alories - then the body has to work harder to pump nutrients around which shows up in the form of bulging veins," he added....

Plants Have the Ability to Recognize Kin

...of neighbouring plants through changes in water or nutrients available to them or through chemical cues in the soil, and adjust their own growth accordingly. Dr. Susan Dudley and Amanda File of the university say they have found that plants that are grown alongside unrelated neighbours are more competitive t...

A Handful of Pistachios a Day Helps to Keep Your Heart Healthy

...k choice as they are contain dense levels of eight nutrients including thiamin, vitamin B6, copper, manganese, potassium, fibre, phosphorus and magnesium. High levels of most blood lipids increase the risk of developing both heart disease and stroke while lowering blood lipid levels has been shown to reduce ...

Milk Nutrients may Keep Cancer at Bay.

...n Journal of Clinical Nutrition, boosting key milk nutrients may protect against cancer. Key milk nutrients, calcium and vitamin D, may do more than just help keep your bones strong,but reduce the risk for cancer in women by at least 60 percent. The four-year clinical trial included more than one thousand w...

CRN Emphasizes Importance of Folic Acid Benefits

.... Shao. "Perhaps in combination with other related nutrients or in subjects without previous adenomas we would have seen more promising results, confirming what was suggested from earlier research." In examining the secondary results of the study, which hinted at the possibility that an over abundance of fol...

Worlds Heaviest Man Loses Weight Thanks to Monitored Dieting

...e of Manuel's nutritionists. "If he eats the right nutrients you control his hormones. If you control his hormones you determine his weight. It is not some outlandish fad diet. It is simple common sense refined by science." That means they have worked out his exact intake of carbohydrates, proteins and fats. A...

Dietary Vitamin B6, B12 and Folate, may Decrease Pancreatic Cancer Risk Among Leans

...722; Researchers exploring the notion that certain nutrients might protect against pancreatic cancer found that lean individuals who got most of these nutrients from food were protected against developing cancer. The study also suggests this protective effect ...

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