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In flurry of studies, researcher details role of apples in inhibiting breast cancer

ITHACA, N.Y. Six studies published in the past year by a Cornell researcher add to growing evidence that an apple a day -- as well as daily helpings of other fruits and vegetables -- can help keep the breast-cancer doctor away. In one of his recent papers, published in the Journal of Agricultu...

Eating Apples and Fish During Pregnancy Benefits Babies

Consumption of apples and fish by mothers during pregnancy could be extremely beneficial for babies, latest research suggests . Apples are already linked to better lung health when taken by adults, perhaps due to their antioxidant properties, and oily fish in particular contain Omega-3 oils...

Pick Apples for Good Neurological Health, Says New Research

For those who think that picking and eating apples this time of year is just for fun and for the great taste of America’s favorite fruit, you may want to think again. //Apples and apple juice may be among the best foods that anyone could add to their diet, finds a collection of recent research stud...

Organic Farming May Increase The Output Of Apples In Himachal

Himachal Pradesh farmers were urged by the experts to concentrate on organic farming in order to increase the output of the apples, which has been alarmingly dropping due to the use of chemical fertilizer. // So says a team of Swiss and Indian experts who have just ended their field trip to th...

Ten Secrets for Getting High Quality Plastic Surgery at More Affordable Prices

...get a better feel for how much your desired procedure could cost. You might be able to use the competition as a bargaining chip. Make sure you compare apples with apples. Be sure to identify each procedure by its medical name so that an accurate comparison can be made. 4. Go with your friends. Go...

Potato Tops Poll To Be UK's National Veg

...grew, citing 'in water' and 'on trees' instead of underground (peanuts) and on bushes (pineapples) 72% of people were also unaware that imported apples can be a year old from tree to supermarket trolley despite UK grown harvest producing enough to make us self sufficient Getting your 5-a...

Bear Naked Launches Its First Ready-to-Eat Cereal

...f. Cranberry Raisin is a naturally sweet, nutritious blend of wheat and rice flakes, whole raisins, sunflower seeds, ripe cranberries, pepitas, apples and granola clusters. Banana Nut is bursting with whole grain and wheat flakes, banana chips, oat clusters, dried apples, hearty walnuts and granol...

Experts Say Panic Over Swine Flu Is Premature

...ems to be the same as in Mexico, but in Mexico we've not had confirmation of all those hospitalizations or deaths," Lillibridge said. "We're comparing apples and oranges." And to put things into perspective, even with the death toll in Mexico, the swine flu does not appear to be as dangerous as SARS (Sev...

Urine Test Could Gauge Smokers' Lung Cancer Risk

...evels in the lowest third and similar histories of smoking. "We compared apples with apples -- people who smoked the same amount of cigarettes and for the same amount ...

New Wellness(R) WellBars(R) Dog Snack Flavors Receive a Round of 'Paw-pplause'

...ken & Cheddar Cheese and Grain-free Lamb & apples WellBars Guaranteed to Make Dogs Even Happier at S...; Cheddar Cheese and Grain-free Lamb & apples . WellBars are oven-baked to crunchy perf...Potato, Crunchy Peanut & Honey and Yogurt, apples & Bananas -- WellBars offer the same quali...

Photo: March Forth Into Spring with a Healthy Approach to Diet and Exercise

...cious chefs at Cabot. Cabot Apple Fractions Cut red and green apples into wedges, removing the cores, and toss them with a little lemon juice to...0 milligrams of calcium every day to help build strong bones and teeth. Raw apples have lots of dietary fiber, important for fighting cholesterol, and crunchi...

Apple peel appeal

... lower risks of cancer and cardiovascular disease. apples also contain anthocyanins, important antioxidants ...hes with exclusively striped or blushed fruit. The apples were separated as either striped or blushed, and c...r-analyzing software to automatically separate the apples from the background in the photos and measure stat...

Top 10 Ingredients for Recession-Proof, Healthy Cooking

...iron and folate and a good source of magnesium. 7. Choose ABC Fruits Apples, bananas and citrus fruits are fat-, cholesterol- and sodium-free. apples are particularly high in fiber. Bananas are a good source of vitamin C, potassium and fiber. Citrus fruits are high in vitamin C; oranges are also a g...

Salmonella Infection Numbers Still Rising; Recalls Rise Also

...tion Peanut Butter Passion Ice Cream, sold in some but not all of their stores. Safeway, of Westmont, Ill., recalled Ready Pack Eating Right Kids apples with Peanut Butter and Orchard Valley Harvest's Organic Bark Peanut Butter Cookies and Cream, according to the Associated Press. Ralcorp Frozen ...

Salmonella Infection Numbers Still Rising

...tion Peanut Butter Passion Ice Cream, sold in some but not all of their stores. Safeway, of Westmont, Ill., recalled Ready Pack Eating Right Kids apples with Peanut Butter and Orchard Valley Harvest's Organic Bark Peanut Butter Cookies and Cream, according to the Associated Press. Ralcorp Frozen ...

More Peanut Butter Products Join Recall List

...tion Peanut Butter Passion Ice Cream, sold in some but not all of their stores. Safeway, of Westmont, Ill., recalled Ready Pack Eating Right Kids apples with Peanut Butter and Orchard Valley Harvest's Organic Bark Peanut Butter Cookies and Cream, according to the Associated Press. Ralcorp Frozen ...

'Inside out' Applesauce Fueling Oklahoma's Title Quest

...e marriage of nature to food science. "Powdering the peel and putting it back into organic applesauce is a pretty clever concept, like turning apples inside out," said Schmidt. "The tubes keep the food safe and clean, and the players love the taste of the applesauce. We shipped in 3,000 AppleBoost...

Prenatal Nutrition, Postnatal Allergy Protection

... Recent research suggests that when moms-to-be eat apples during pregnancy, their offspring have lower rates...ere also assessed. Women who consumed the most apples during pregnancy -- more than four a week -- had c...ldren of mothers who had the lowest consumption of apples during pregnancy. Additionally, youngsters born t...

Immunology Center will continue to drive standard methods, better science

... and the New York Influenza Center of Excellence. "Standardizing test methods to achieve comparable results goes far beyond being able to compare apples to apples," said Sally Quataert, Ph.D., director of Core Facilities for the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and co-principle...

New Research Shows Specific Antioxidant, Found in Cherries, May Boost the Body's Defenses Against the Flu

...boost the immune system and help fight off infection.(1) While onions and apples are the top sources of quercetin in the U.S. diet, gram for gram, cherries are comparable to apples in quercetin levels. (2), (3) Cherries are also high in other powerful anti...

ACL Reconstruction With Cadaver Tissue Risky in Younger Patients

...ups of patients. Also, the researchers did not describe the particular technique used for each replacement. "My concern is that we may be comparing apples to oranges," said Dr. William Levine, chief of sports medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia in New York City. More information V...

Secondary Schools Serve Unhealthy Foods

... a teen's waking hours is not spent in school," she said. "But in any case, comparing elementary school children and high school children is comparing apples and oranges. They're two very different groups of students. "High school students spend a lot more time in school," Lichtenstein added. "And they h...

Figure Skater Peggy Fleming Teams With HealthSaver: The Impact of Diet and Supplements on Health

...ess can be weakened with age, it is important to consume plenty of antioxidants. -- Common functional foods include tomatoes for prostate health, apples to neutralize cell-damaging free radicals and whole-grain cereals to reduce the risk of diabetes. -- Evidence suggests that the antioxidants ...

Blueberry Juice Tops The ORAC Antioxidant Chart

... by the USDA showed that a one-cup serving of Wild Blueberries had more antioxidant capacity than a serving of cranberries, strawberries, raspberries, apples and even cultivated blueberries. (Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 52:4026-4037, 2004.) Wild Blueberries are concentrated sources of protec...

Professor Woodpecker Makes Children's Nutrition Fun and Simple

...ana Sandwiches"; "Green Apples, Red Apples, Yellow apples and More"; and "Professor Woodpecker Loves Cereal"...ome breads. In "Green Apples, Red Apples, Yellow apples and More," Professor Woodpecker uses the old adage...es, while also relating some of the many ways that apples can be eaten. "Professor Woodpecker Loves Cereal...

PCMA: 'Protect Your Pharmacy Week' Should Focus on Safeguarding Part D Anti-Fraud Tools

...sociation (PCMA) said today. In addition to the new survey, PCMA is also launching a print advertising initiative that highlights how "finding the bad apples isn't easy" in detecting fraud, waste, and abuse and that proposals mandating "prompt pay" would make it even tougher. "'Protect Your Pharmacy Wee...

Adults who eat apples, drink apple juice have lower risk for metabolic syndrome

...ed the data, specifically looking at the association between consumption of apples and apple products, nutrient intake and various physiological parameters re...ed with metabolic syndrome. Fulgoni notes, We found that adults who eat apples and apple products have smaller waistlines that indicate less abdominal fat...

Apple pectin, apple juice extracts shown to have anticarcinogenic effects on colon

... WASHINGTON - The apples and apple juice you consume may have positive effects in one of the most un...ls. The research, published in the April 2008 issue of Nutrition, notes, apples are a major source of natural fiber and of low molecular weight plan polyph...

Monkey Brain Gives Clues to Human Interaction

... parietal cortex did not fire when the monkeys were shown the images but didn't have to make a choice about which image to view. "To decide between apples and oranges or between looking at an attractive female or getting a drink, the brain must evaluate these objects in a way that permits direct comparis...

Quaker Introduces Simple Harvest(TM) All Natural Multigrain Chewy Granola Bars That Taste Simply Delicious

...te of honey, crunchy peanuts and cashews; and the Cinnamon Brown Sugar with apples and Cranberries granola bar is filled with the rich, comforting flavors of ...e Harvest Instant Multigrain Hot Cereal is also available in three flavors: apples with Cinnamon; Maple Brown Sugar with Pecans; and Vanilla, Almond & Honey. ...

PSA Test Losing Diagnostic Value, Study Says

...on," said Andrew Vickers, a statistician whose title at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York is attending research methodologist. "It apples to men who have regular screening," Vickers said. "It doesn't apply to men who haven't been screened. For those men, the PSA test might be more accura...

Governor Rendell's Health Care Reform Cabinet Says Providing Access to Health Care for Pennsylvania's Uninsured is Within Reach

...required to offer the same basic health care plan, so employers can compare apples to apples in choosing health care coverage, which will foster price competition in th...

Governor Rendell Tells Congress 'Prescription for Pennsylvania' Will Improve Health Care Climate for Small Businesses

...required to offer the same basic health care plan, so employers can compare apples to apples in choosing health care coverage, which will foster price competition in th...

Doing Angioplasty Long After Heart Attack Still Worth It, Analysis Shows

...wealth University and lead author of the meta-analysis in the March 4 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology . "They're mixing apples and oranges," said Dr. Judith Hochman, the Harold Snyder Family professor of cardiology at New York University School of Medicine and leader of a wide...

Sugary Soft Drinks Boost Gout Risk in Men

...ohol intake and dietary habits. Diet soft drinks did not increase gout risk. The study also found that fruit juice and fructose-rich fruits such as apples and oranges were associated with increased gout risk. But the researchers said this higher risk of gout needs to be balanced against the many health b...

Consumption of fruits may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease

...ge extracts on neuron cells and found that the phenolic phytochemicals of the fruits prevented neurotoxicity on the cells. Among the three fruits, apples contained the highest content of protective antioxidants, followed by bananas then oranges. The authors concluded [their] study demonstrated that a...

Hidden Veggies on the go hits Whole Foods Market(R) in 2008

...getables, Yotta Bars contain eight other simple ingredients - oats, brown rice syrup, pear juice concentrate, crisp rice, evaporated cane juice, dried apples and canola oil. States Ewing, "Part of the idea from the beginning was to have a clean and pronounceable ingredient list." Yotta Bars are an excelle...

Iowa-S. Dakota Physicians Appeal to Presidential Candidates: 'Help Defend America's Safest and Highest Quality Hospitals'

... Congress with detailed patient outcome statistics in open hearings so that apples to apples comparisons can be made with physician-run hospitals. Instead of focusing...

Make Thanksgiving a Feast of Health

...dberg said, increasing nutrients, adding more fiber to the stuffing and tasting good. And don't be shy about adding vegetables and fruits like chopped apples or cranberries to the traditional celery and onions in your recipe. Steam or roast vegetables, and serve lots of them. Instead of butter and cream ...

National Survey Finds Employers are Challenging Health Plans to Better Use Resources to Prevent Illness and Improve Patient Safety

... benefit management, disease management, patient safety, and member and provider communication. The information collected allows purchasers to compare apples to apples when deciding which health plan offers quality health care and to make better decisions about the value of the health care options they prov...
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