Tag: "vegetables" at medical news
Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!
...fee lovers and health freaks who live on fruit and vegetables
grudgingly accept tea as a wholesome energy boost.... community at least will continue to prefer fruit, vegetables
and a diet low on fats and rich in anti oxidants to stay fit. But if Dr.Weisburger and his tribe are...
Eat greens to have a ever green heart
...ses of death. Two new studies reveal that fruits, vegetables
and a diet low in fat can protect against heart disease. Fruits and vegetables
contain fiber, potassium, folate and antioxidants that lower the incidence of heart disease. Increas...
Risk of Cancer can be reduced to 40% with a High Fiber Diet
...ople are advised to eat five portions of fruit and vegetables
a day to achieve optimum health and avoid cancer. These studies give us a truthful picture of the relationship between cancer and diet....
Protective effects of tomatoes in prostate cancer
...singly, however, people who eat lots of fruits and vegetables
do not necessarily have high lycopene levels. A few fruits, such as watermelon, have very low amounts of lycopene. The tomato, however, appears to be unique in its content of lycopene. The National Cancer Institute is to begin a study soon assessin...
Eat Vitamin C and stay young
... milligrams a day. Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables
can more than satisfy the recommended allowance, s...onsume 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 perha...
Role of zinc in development
...ries where people eat a lot of cereals, pulses and vegetables
but no animal products. This sort of diet contains lots of phytates, which bind iron and zinc, making it difficult for the blood to absorb them. Scientists now believe that zinc deficiency could be as common as iron deficiency, which affects half of...
Early puberty linked to nutrition
...ed that the inclusion of more animal fats and less vegetables
in the diet between the 6th and 8th year of age took some of the participants of the research to an early puberty. The results of the research is of great importance to modify certain eating habits and to maintain a healthy weight throughout all li...
...a diet by consuming more Vitamin C-rich fruits and vegetables
such as strawberries, tomatoes, and red bell peppers. There are also foods that should be removed from one's diet in order to prevent aging. Sugar damages skin by causing collagen to cross-link, making skin stiff and inflexible. Other foods that sho...
Grains do good
...l disease and cancer, researchers say. Fruits and vegetables
especially cruciferous vegetables
like broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage - can reduce stroke risk by about 32%. According to a stud...
Antioxidants found in chocolates
...e reason for recommending lots of fresh fruits and vegetables
is because they contain antioxidants. Professor Catherine Rice, of King's College School of Biomedical Sciences in London, has been looking at some less obvious sources of antioxidants. She has found that chocolate contains high levels of antioxidant...
Stress can make you overweight
...nd potatoes. A high fibre diet, garins, fruits and vegetables
is a better alternative and it also breaks the cycle that stimulates hunger....
For healthy lungs
Middle-aged men who eat a lot of fruit and vegetables
have healthier lungs than those who do not, according to research.The study, published in the journal Thorax, analysed data taken in the 1980s. It found that the lung capacity or "forced expiratory volume" (FEV) of people with a high intake of two pa...
How to prevent wrinkles?
...ike vitamins A, C and E are abundant in fruits and vegetables
. they help to protect the skin from age and sun-related damage which otherwise lead to wrinkling.In general a healthy diet helps in maintaining the skin....
Constipation can be a cause
... coffee smoking, laxative use and intake of fruit, vegetables
and grains.Dr Abbott said: "Adjustments for those factors made no change in the results - the strong tie between bowel movement frequency and the risk of Parkinson's disease remained." However, the fact that relatively few people develop Parkinson'...
Salt reduction lowers blood pressure
... to a new study combining a diet rich in fruit and vegetables
with decreased salt intake can lower blood pressur...eart disease. The DASH diet is high in fruit and vegetables
and low fat dairy produce, reduced in total and saturated fat, as well as sugar. The latest report, ...
...ans, then including an appropriate amount of these vegetables
in the daily diet could be an effective and inexpensive way to decrease the incidence of osteoporosis." The next stage for the researchers is to identify which compounds in the onions has the positive effect, and to see if it will work in humans."W...
Olive oil does good
... meat and fish, as opposed to those who ate mostly vegetables
and cereals, were at increased risk. This is because a high meat intake can increase the amount of a bile acid called deoxycyclic acid, which reduced the activity of an enzyme called diamine oxidase (DAO). DAO is thought to regulate the cell turnov...
Eat more vegetables and fruits
...minority of the population. Eating more fruits and vegetables
acts as a booster to our human system.On an average the percentage of men eating fruit and veg// at least five times a day increased from 15 per cent to18 per cent between 1993 and 1998 (the latest period for which the stats are available). Among wo...
Cooked vegetables give more iron
... American Chemical Society indicated that cooking vegetables
for about 10-20 minutes increases the amount of ir...st at Rutgers University in New Jersey, tested 37 vegetables
and found that 25 of them benefited from cooking of some sort, including boiling, steaming, or stir-...
Herbs: rich soure of antioxidants
...erbs have higher antioxidant activity than frutis, vegetables
and some spice,s including garlic, the researchers say. Their findings appear in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.// “Some herbs should be considered as regular vegetables,” says Shiow Y. Wing lead researchers and a biochemist Wing lea...
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