Tag: "servings" at medical news
Eat Vitamin C and stay young
...at both men and women consume at least five varied servings
of fruits and vegetables a day,Levine said. `That's where the benefit is in cancer prevention, increasing life span and perhaps in preventing heart disease.// Vitamin C is an anti-oxidant and has been touted as a way to fight off the common cold an...
Emphasis on eating pattern
...f specific nutrients. You get marks out of ten for servings
of grains, vegetables, fruit, milk or meat, ten more possible points for dietary limitations - total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium, then ten more points for dietary variety. The total possible is 100. The mean score, for a group of 340 w...
Vegetables decrease Tobacco Toxins
...o cancer researchers, smokers who eat at least two servings
of cruciferous vegetables a week have lower levels...rd called cotinine. People who ate fewer than two servings
of cruciferous vegetables a week had higher urinary concentrations of the tobacco toxins but the lev...
Fish Oil Fights Arrhythmias, Sudden Death
... Instead, the association recommends consuming two servings
of fish twice a week. Fish are a good source of protein without the high saturated fat found in fatty meat products....
The advantages of berries
...ts it could be worthwhile making one of your daily servings
of fruit and vegetables a bowl of berries....
Vitamin C maintains healthy lungs
...y eating a healthy diet containing the recommended servings
of fruit and vegetables. US guidelines recommend 2 to 4 servings
of fruit and 3 to 5 servings
of vegetables each day. The study did not show any effect of magnesium...
A Tomato a Day Keeps Heart Disease Away
..., they found that women who consumed seven or more servings
of tomato-based foods a week -- including tomato j...ared with women who ate less than one and one-half servings
a week. "It could be the diet itself, one that includes more fruits and vegetables," he says. "Thos...
Teens break bones 'due to lack of milk'
...dren consume less than the recommended three daily servings
of dairy foods. Consumption of fizzy drinks has risen, with 60 per cent drinking at least one can a day and 22 per cent drinking four or more cans. The Milk Development Council is running a "milk moustache" campaign, with the help of celebrities inc...
Diet might just have an Effect on Breast Cancer
...low-fat, high-fiber diet containing at least eight servings
of fruits or vegetables a day had lower levels of the hormone estradiol in their blood than those who ate their usual diets. The study stemmed from previous research indicating lifetime exposure to ovarian hormones may play a role in the developmen...
Can Calcium Help Reduce Weight?
... daily recommended allowance of four low-fat dairy servings
should be the minimum amount a person consumes. Thus they say that more research needs to be conducted to determine specific dose recommendations of calcium for weight loss....
Fruits found To Be Good For Eyes
...t was found that those who consumed at least three servings
of fruit a day had a 36-percent lower risk of developing age-related maculopathy than those who ate less than one-and-a-half servings. Previous studies have linked consumption of antioxidant vitamins and minerals to lower rates of ARM, and a recent ...
The Benefits Of Nuts
Small, daily servings
of nuts or peanut butter can significantly cut your risk of developing gallbladder disease, say researchers according to a new study.// Consuming a one-ounce serving of peanuts or other nuts five or more times a week can lower the risk of cholecystec...
Fish is Good for Your Heart
...than once a month. And people who ate five or more servings
had even greater benefit – as their risk was lowered by 31%. However the fish cooked had to be broiled or baked rather than fried. This study covered over 4800 people who were over 65 years or older and followed up for 12 years from 1989 . The find...
Preventing cavities in children
... guidelines for children that include: two or more servings
of dairy foods daily, limiting juice to four to six ounces daily and restricting other sugary drinks to occasional use. They believe by establishing guidelines, it could decrease the number of cavities and also help lower the prevalence of obesity. T...
A way to a mans heart !
...Researchers conclude, "Consumption of five or more servings
of fruits and vegetables per day has been recommen...rican Heart Association of consuming at least five servings
of fruits and vegetables per day." ...
The Beneficial Effects Of Fruits and Vegetables
...s conclude saying that consumption of five or more servings
of fruits and vegetables per day could be beneficial for individuals suffering from cardiovascular disease....
Reducing Disabilities By Following A Healthy Diet
...steps, that often precede disability. The median servings
for study participants consuming the highest amounts of foods were two servings
of dairy, three servings
of fruit, and three servings
of vegetables. Current dietary recommendations...
Kids Not Getting Enough Fiber
...er followed diets richer in nutrients and ate more servings
of foods recommended on the Food Guide Pyramid. At present different recommendations on fiber intake exist, hence researchers call for more study to determine a recommended level of fiber intake in children....
More soy benefits on blood glucose levels, and cholesterol
... Administration (FDA) of USA diets with four daily servings
of soy can help in reducing levels of low-density lipoproteins (LDLs) or bad cholesterol by 10%. This is important as one percent drop in cholesterol levels can cause decrease in double the amount of risk for cardiovascular disease. The new study by...
Warding off symptoms of premenstrual syndrome by combination therapy
...ther. Researchers also observed women who ate four servings
or more a day of a dairy product, including milk, and found that they were less likely to develop feelings of anxiety, loneliness, irritability, tearfulness and tension that characterize PMS. Although few of the studies done show positive results wh...
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