Tag: "nutritious" at biology news
Discovery in orange cauliflower may lead to more nutritious crops
...hind the unusual hue. The finding may lead to more nutritious
staple crops, including maize, potato, rice, sorghum and wheat. The genetic mutation recently isolated by Cornell plant geneticist Li Li and colleagues -- and described in the December issue of The Plant Cell -- allows the vegetable to hold more be...
No magic tomato? Study breaks link between lycopene and prostate cancer prevention
Tomatoes might be nutritious
and tasty, but don’t count on them to prevent prostate cancer. In the May issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, researchers based at the National Cancer Institute and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center report that lycopene, ...
It's never too late to get it back! Aging interrupted
...f they simply consume fewer calories, but a highly nutritious
diet. Because people are not very good at dieting, Dr. Spindler and his colleagues would like to identify drugs which can produce the same beneficial health and longevity effects without the low calorie diet. The problem is to find a way to rapidly...
Holiday gluttony can spell disaster for undiagnosed diabetics
...larly. Walk at least 30 minutes a day. Eat a nutritious
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 diabe...
African amphibians make extreme parental sacrifice: The skin off their backs
... females as in non-brooding females and is full of nutritious
fat. Amphibians are a diverse lot when it comes to parental care, which may include hiding, guarding, carrying and feeding offspring. Among caecilians---the order of amphibians to which B. taitanus and S. annulatus belong---some lay yolky eggs and t...
New DNA 'fingerprinting' technique separates hemp from marijuana
...arkers. Hemp, a crop grown for durable fiber and nutritious
seed, and marijuana, the most abundant illegal drug of abuse in the United States, both belong to the species Cannabis sativa. They differ in levels of the psychoactive drug tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) but are otherwise difficult to tell apart. The te...
Overfishing may drive endangered seabird to rely upon lower quality food
... the Pacific coast, to increasingly rely upon less nutritious
food sources, according to a new study by biologis... the feathers ?give clues to the birds' diet. More nutritious
food items, such as sardines, anchovies and squid, are distinguished in the feathers by higher level...
Did humans cause ecosystem collapse in ancient Australia?
...yornis, while the animals that adapted to the less nutritious
plants survived, including the emu." There are three isotopes, or varieties, of carbon found in nature--12C, 13C and 14C. They differ in the number of neutrons in the nucleus. By far the most abundant variety is in the lightest, 12C. About 1% is 13C...
WHO Warns Of Increased Risk Of Vector-borne Diseases In Tsunami-affected Areas
...the hospital. * The patient should be provided nutritious
food and fluids. * The patient should be kept under a mosquito net or in a screened room during the period of illness. * Doctors and health workers treating cases of dengue fever should also notify the health authorities. Related Links - Re...