Tag: "intake" at biology news
Runners -- Let thirst be your guide
...es, and that it can be prevented by limiting fluid intake
while exercising, he says. But despite this knowle...an excrete at rest,” Verbalis says. Too much water intake
in an endurance exerciser whose AVP levels are on the rise means that some of the ingested water wil...
A cherry on top: Tart cherries may alter heart/diabetes factors
...The researchers say the correlation between cherry intake
and significant changes in metabolic measurements ...ngs that suggest a correlation between anthocyanin intake
and reductions in cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors," he says. "But there is still a long wa...
No magic tomato? Study breaks link between lycopene and prostate cancer prevention
...tudy, she and her colleagues looked at the dietary intake
of more than 25 tomato-based foods, also using dat... and found no overall association between lycopene intake
and prostate cancer. In their current study, the researchers followed over 28,000 men between th...
It's never too late to get it back! Aging interrupted
Much research has shown that reduced calorie intake
can increase health and longevity. Professor Steph...llaborators* have discovered that reducing calorie intake
later in life can still induce many of the health and longevity benefits of life-long calorie reduct...
Studies force new view on biology of flavonoids
...w view of how flavonoids work, a relatively modest intake
of them ?the amount you might find in a healthy di...documented a relationship between adequate dietary intake
of flavonoid-rich foods, mostly fruits and vegetables, and protection against heart disease, cancer ...
Researchers find link between food odors and lifespan in fruit flies
...o learn why organisms tend to live longer if their intake
of calories is restricted have made a startling di...sts have known for decades that restricted dietary intake
can increase the lifespan of many species, but the mechanism that causes this is not understood. Sho...
In obesity, brain becomes 'unaware' of fat
...ly constant despite large variations in daily food intake
and energy expenditure, Cowley explained. Energy b...aven’t always supported the idea that reducing fat intake
alone has a major effect on obesity, noting that the digestive systems of mice and humans differ sub...
Misusing vitamin to foil drug test may be toxic; plus, it doesn't work
...in supplement. As a vitamin, the daily recommended intake
is 15 milligrams, but niacin is used in much larger doses to treat vitamin deficiencies and other conditions. "People often assume niacin is completely safe," said Dr. Mittal. "As a water-soluble vitamin, it is easily excreted from the body. However,...
Xylitol reduces risk of cavities
...n low doses. On the other hand, a relatively high intake
is needed to counteract the production of acid bet...ong other findings, it was determined that a daily intake
of 3.4 grams of xylitol was sufficient to change the consistency of the bacteria, but this did not l...
Eating less salt could prevent cardiovascular disease
...searchers in Boston also found a reduction in salt intake
could lower the risk of death from cardiovascular .... In both trials participants reduced their sodium intake
by approximately 25% - 35% alongside a control group who didn’t cut back on their salt intake. D...
Like salty food? Chances are you had low blood sodium when you were born
...ally proposed. NLS predicted dietary sodium intake
in both ethnic groups and both boys and girls. ...neonatal diuretic treatment ?predicts an increased intake
of dietary sodium later in life. As neonatal serum sodium is a marker of future sodium intake, clini...
Vitamin D deficiency widespread during pregnancy
... "Our study shows that current vitamin D dietary intake
recommendations are not enough to meet the demands of pregnancy," Dr. Bodnar said. "Improving vitamin D status has tremendous capacity to benefit public health." ...
Major link in brain-obesity puzzle found
... and insulin that tell the brain to slow down food intake
and fat storage. For the new paper, they looke...s the product of an altered balance between energy intake
and energy use. The imbalance is linked to alterations in leptin and insulin signaling that lead to ...
Unique tomatoes tops in disease-fighting antioxidants
...est that tomatoes can be used to increase both the intake
and absorption of the health-beneficial compounds. The researchers made spaghetti sauce from two tomato varieties ?tangerine tomatoes, which get their name from their orange skin and are high in cis-lycopene, and a tomato variety chosen for its ri...
Light wine intake is associated with longer life expectancy in men
...nd Prevention. The researchers found that a light intake
of alcohol (on average less than one glass per day... "Our study showed that long-term, light alcohol intake
among middle-aged men was associated not only with lower cardiovascular and all-cause death risk, bu...
Single molecule extends fat mice lives by reversing gene pathways associated with disease in obese
... "Resveratrol opposed the effects of high caloric intake
in 144 out of 153 significantly altered pathways. In terms of gene expression and pathway comparison, the resveratrol fed group was more similar to the standard diet fed group than the high calorie group." Improved Health Biomarkers: Glucose and...
Eating protein boosts hormone that staves off hunger
...as earlier found by the researchers to reduce food intake
by a third in both normal-weight and obese people .... The average Western diet derives 49% of energy intake
from carbohydrate, 35% from fat, and 16% from protein, Batterham said. That differs considerably fro...
Hormone linked to brain's cravings for food and other energy sources
...n, a hormone produced in the stomach, induces food intake
and operates through a brain region that controls cravings for food and other energy sources, researchers at Yale School of Medicine report in the October 19 online issue of The Journal of Clinical Investigation. Ghrelin was previously associated wi...
Holiday gluttony can spell disaster for undiagnosed diabetics
...ous diet high in fiber and whole grain. Reduce the intake
of high-calorie food. "Various research studies have shown that maintaining a healthy lifestyle with a balanced diet, weight management and regular exercise can prevent the development of diabetes or help control an existing condition," said Dr. C...
Dinosaurs -- stones did not help with digestion
...ould have been swallowed on purpose to improve the intake
of minerals. But if the stones did not help to crush vegetable food, the sauropods' digestive system must have used other methods, since the decomposition of large amounts of material which is difficult to digest requires the assistance of bacteria i...
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