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China Uncovers Thousands of Dangerous Foods

...milk powder, rice, flour, meat, biscuits, seafood, soy sauce and sweets had been contaminated. More than 23,000 tainted or sub-standard foods were found and 180 food manufacturers closed in the crackdown from December last year to May, in what is believed to represent only a fraction of the problem. ...

Blind Faith Dictates Use Of Herbal Supplements In Many

...l level), ginseng (diabetes), kava-kava (anxiety), soy (high cholesterol, source of protein, hot flashes), and St. John's Wort (depression). Bardia's team checked to see if there was scientific evidence supporting the use of those herbal supplements for the participants' health conditions. It was see...

Soy Products a Double-edged Sword for Breast Cancer

...e and human nutrition professor William Helferich, soy products may be healthy additions to a persons die...nistein, which occurs in varying concentrations in soy products or ingredients such as tofu, soy protein isolates, soy flour and some estrogenic dietary su...

Soy Nuts may Improve Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Levels in Women

Substituting soy nuts for other protein sources in a healthy diet a... 25 grams of protein with one-half cup of unsalted soy nuts. Blood pressure and blood samples for cholesterol testing were taken at the beginning and end o...

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

...estrogen-rich food, she said. Women who have eaten soy all their lives, such as people in Asia, have a re...cancer, but some studies have found that increased soy intake in women who have not eaten it before appears to be harmful. The researchers say their stud...

Tips to Maintain a Healthy Prostate

... risk of developing this disease. Include more soy in your diet from sources such as tofu, soy nuts or soy flour or powders. Avoid tobacco and alcohol. Include in your diet selenium-rich fo...

Eat Fruits, Vegetables to Ward Off Cancer

...gests that chemicals in cruciferous vegetables and soy reduce production of two proteins necessary for the spread of breast and ovarian cancers, reported the online edition of health magazine WebMD. While the first study was conducted by Ute Nothlings, DrPH, a postdoctoral fellow at the Cancer Research...

Chinese-food Lovers, Beware

...r of the duck sauce, hot mustard, hoisin sauce and soy sauce. -Share your meal or take half home for later. -Ask for brown rice instead of white rice. <...

Soy Isoflavones Linked to Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

Increased intake of soy isoflavones significantly reduced the risk of pros...lized prostate cancer in Japanese, whose intake of soy food is high," wrote lead author Norie Kurahashi from Japan's National Cancer Center. Over half a ...

Want a Healthy Colon? Eat a Rainbow!

...es of Lean Protein o Choose poultry, fish, eggs, soy products, beans, and whole grains for the healthie...airy products or skim milk, dark green vegetables, soy and tofu products, canned salmon and sardines, and fortified foods such as orange juice. o Get more...

Researchers Improve Soy Processing by Boosting Protein and Sugar Yields

...'s high-frequency sound waves churned a mixture of soy flakes and cold water. And that churning could be a major boost to soy processors and the food industry. Adding ultrasonic pretreatment to soy processing boosts and imp...

Cancer Research May Help Biofuels

...d foods," he said. "Eighty percent of the corn and soy sold worldwide has biotech inside of it. You ate a transgene at breakfast this morning if you had cereal; I guarantee it." Source-Bio-Bio Technology SRI...

‘Manual on Healthy Lifestyle Choices’ Releasd

...products whole grain each day ? Drink fortified soy beverages if you do not drink milk ? Eat beans, lentils and tofu often ? Eat at least two food guide servings of fish every week ? Satisfy your thirst with water ? Adults should get 30 to 60 minutes of moderate physical activity every day and...

Soy Compound May Fight Breast, Ovarian Cancers

A compound produced by specially grown soy beans may prove to be successful in fighting the growth of breast and ovarian cancers, says Tulane //University cancer researcher Matthew Burow. Burow tested the compound, known as glyceollin, on mice with ovarian and breast cancer tumors that are ...

Healthy Potato Chips: A Trans Fat Oil With Health Benefits

...th benefits by juggling the molecular structure of soy oil. Andrew Proctor, professor of food science, and graduate student Vishal Jain produced soy oil rich in conjugated linoleic acid. Also known as CLA, studies show it gives the immune system a b...

Natural Remedies Ineffective to Ease Menopausal Symptoms:study

...egranate. The third group were advised addition of soy supplements to their diet in addition to the herbal concoction given to group 2.The fourth group were advised hormone therapy. The last group were put on placebo. The women on hormonal therapy showed significant changes in hot flashes, whereas thos...

Herbal Supplements Fail to Relieve Hot Flushes

...seling to increase consumption of foods containing soy · Menopausal hormone therapy, consisting of estrogen with or without a progestin · A placebo, containing no drug or supplement Participants met with clinic staff at three, six, and 12 months after the beginning of the study and also received mon...

Black Cohosh Does Not Treat Hot Flashes

...pill plus counseling to increase intake of dietary soy ? hormone therapy (estrogen with or without progestin) ? placebo (dummy pill) "About 80 percent of women who go through menopause experience hot flashes," said Katherine M. Newton, PhD, Associate Director for Research at Group Health in Seattle, ...

Soy’s Restorative Powers Confirme

...s established that a natural substance// made from soy has amazing restorative powers. Using an animal model of MS(Multiple Sclerosis), neurologists at Jefferson Medical College found that giving doses of a substance called Bowmann-Birk Inhibitor Concentrate (BBIC) dramatically improved the animals’ ab...

Gene-Altered Foods -Still Not Sure

...Since most processed foods contain tiny amounts of soy lecithin and corn syrup people are actually eating gene altered food without realizing it. At times some attention is drawn to the dangers of GM foods, like the finding that Star Link corn was unfit for human consumption and that long grain rice gr...

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