Tag: "vegetable" at medical news
Gujarat quake-Rescue teams give up hope of finding more survivors
...ious group have started handing out cups of cooked vegetable
and rice to a never-ending queue of quake victims. Doctors and other volunteers are still arriving at Gujarat to help ease the pain of the victims of India’s worst quake ever. The prime minister of India, Atal Behari Vajpayee, has announced that a ...
Eat greens to have a ever green heart
...he incidence of heart disease. Increased fruit and vegetable
consumption also protects the diabetics against he...that just one additional daily serving of fruit or vegetable
lowered risk of heart diseases by 4%. Spinach, kale, broccali, oranges and grape fruits offered the ...
Role of fats and oils in vision care
...e other than AMD. Those who consumed foods high in vegetable
fat had a two fold greater risk of AMD than those ...ter your eyes, cut down on processed foods high in vegetable
fats, but eat more fish....
Cooked vegetables give more iron
...steaming, or stir-frying. The iron content in the vegetable
is the same before and after cooking; heating simply causes the iron stored in the food to be released, making more of it available to the body for absorption. For instance, Lee found that the available iron in cabbage increased from 5% to 15% throug...
Variation in breast cancer
... calories from animal products are high. And where vegetable
products contribute relatively more to the diet, the rates of cancer tend to be lower. It may be that high intake of animal products, and fat, cause higher levels of a molecule called insulin-like growth factor, and more of the female sex hormone o...
Vegetables decrease Tobacco Toxins
...er researchers have reported increased cruciferous vegetable
intake was associated with a lower rate of smoking-related cancers. According to her, this study suggests that just normal dietary levels can reduce the levels of tobacco-related toxins. The study included 160 disease-free smokers aged 16 to 58; ha...
Grapes, Melons Implicated in Outbreaks
...dipping iceberg lettuce into warm water baths, the vegetable
resists brown discoloration.However, Larry Beuchat, research professor of food safety at the University of Georgia, Athens, found the treatment also apparently facilitates growth of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause severe infections...
Vitamin E helps the mind
.... According to the National Institutes of Health, vegetable
oils, nuts, and green leafy vegetables are the main dietary sources of vitamin E. Fortified cereals are also an important source of vitamin E in the United States. People are advised to consult with their physicians before taking high doses (above 2,...
Apples keep lung disease away
...So here's another reason to keep up your fruit and vegetable
intake. But, of course, the best way to avoid COPD is to give up smoking....
...s and diglycerides are simply chopped off parts of vegetable
oils that are emulsified with water. These latter compounds have the same calories as fat but reduce the amount of fat needed. Infact, they are fat but are usually added in small enough amounts that they don't show up on the nutrition facts label, ...
Keep fit with salads
...e attractive - e.g. cherries, cashews, dry fruits, vegetable
carving flowers etc. Salads, when served speciall...whole tomatoes or capsicums and stuffing them with vegetable
filling finely chopped vegetables with dressing), or shredded chicken/meat/ prawns etc., If so desir...
Boys demand more than girls, even before birth
...ve a higher intake of carbohydrates and animal and vegetable
fats. It is widely accepted that on average newborn boys are heavier than newborn girls.// The findings give us a better understanding of why that is the case. Researchers studied the diets of 200 women during their second trimester of pregnancy. The...
Benefits of Eating Whole Grains, Fruits and Vegetables
...n between whole grain, refined grain and fruit and vegetable
consumption with the risks of heart disease and st...lso found this positive association with fruit and vegetable
intake.The study also found no significant relationship between whole grains, refined grains, fruits...
SARS research confirms link to animals
...had antibodies to the virus. Only 5 percent of the vegetable
traders in the same market had the viral antibodies. None of those tested, however, reported symptoms of SARS in the past six months. Ban on some animals lifted The study was conducted by 18 researchers from the University of Hong Kong, and from two...
Selective eating just an evolutionary trait?
... now, and may be contributing to the low levels of vegetable
and fruit consumption in children ....
Diet might just have an Effect on Breast Cancer
...rized by low-fat, high-fiber, and a high fruit and vegetable
content) did not produce substantial changes in ... ovarian hormone levels in premenopausal women ... However, the observed 7.5 percent reduction in estradiol could have biologic significance if it persisted over many years.” ...
Fruits found To Be Good For Eyes
...ed with it. Thus researchers looked at fruit and vegetable
intake and vitamin-supplement use among about 77,500 women and 41,000 men taking part in larger health studies. All were at least 50 years old at the beginning of the studies and were followed regularly for more than 12 years. A comparison of dieta...
A way to a mans heart !
...nts. They found that the intake of total fruit and vegetable
did in fact decrease risk of heart disease. People...prevention, but the protective effect of fruit and vegetable
intake may have been overstated. Our findings for cardiovascular disease still support the recommend...
The Beneficial Effects Of Fruits and Vegetables
...cipants in two studies. They found total fruit and vegetable
intake decreased the risk of heart disease. Leafy green vegetables showed the strongest inverse association with heart disease and cancer combined. However, no correlation was observed between the fruits and vegetables and cancer incidence alone. Th...
Going Slow With Vitamin E
...corn, nuts, seeds, olives, spinach, asparagus, and vegetable
oils. Vitamin E capsules typically contain 400 international units to 800 international units. Dietary guidelines set a maximum tolerable intake of 1,500 international units per day , however researchers suggest that government regulators lower this...
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