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Dry beans inhibit development of mammary cancer

Madison, WI, February 2, 2009 - As the world seeks new ways to prevent and treat chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer, more research continues to be conducted on the benefits of certain foods in reducing people's risk of contracting these ailments. Legumes in particular are ...

Coffee Beans May Be Newest Stress-Buster

Just inhaling the aroma activated anxiety-relieving genes, rat research shows FRIDAY, June 13 (HealthDay News) -- Just sniffing that first hot cup of coffee in the morning may help ease some stresses you might be feeling, a South Korean trial indicates. When rats inhaled the aroma o...

Sports-Formulated Jelly Beans Just as Effective as Sports Drinks

Sports-formulated jelly beans were just as effective as popular sports drinks and gels in maintaining blood sugar //levels and improving exercise performance among competitive endurance athletes who participated in a study by researchers from the UC Davis Sports Medicine Program. The study res...

Efficacy Of Sports-Formulated Jelly Beans In Warding Off Fatigue To Be Studied

Researchers from the UC Davis Sports Medicine Program and Nutrition Department are embarking on an unique study to test the effectiveness of three different forms// of carbohydrate supplementation - including sports-formulated jelly beans - in overcoming fatigue. The researchers plan to use competi...

Kids Fall Ill After Consuming Ricin-Contaminated Castor Beans in China

More than a 100 middle and primary school students in the county of Jingyang, northwest China's Shaanxi Province were apparently poisoned by ricin early on Thursday. //The state media reported that the children were poisoned by ricin, which was found in the castor beans that they ate. The magis...

Green Beans for Cancer Prevention and Treatment.

It is well known that eating green vegetables, beans, nuts, cereals and fruits prevents cancer, now it is found that beans and wheat bran contains an enzyme inhibitor Inositol // pentakisphosphate which is found to have anti-cancer effects by blocking the action of enzyme Phosphoinositide 3 kinase....

Diabetes and the Magic Beans

Researchers have come out with another boon of the black soya bean-preventing// diabetes. The scientists from Hanyang University in Seoul who published the results of their study in the Journal of Agricultural Food and Chemistry and the magazine Chemistry and Industry, have sounded that soya be...

Healthcare: Solutions for the American Crisis 'The Economic Report' Show to Feature Rising Medical Solutions, Inc.

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Rising Medical Solutions, Inc. Launches Unified Healthcare Portal for Payers, Patients and Providers

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Washington, DC Plastic Surgeon Mark E. Richards, M.D. Says Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy has Staggering Health Benefits that Could Change the Way We Age

...es are hormones of the exact same chemical structures as those found in the human body. They are traditionally derived from an ingredient found in soy beans and yams. Dr. Richards says non-bio-identical hormones – those that have a different molecular structure than hormones produced by humans - are ...

First-Person Stories Gathered on Web Shape New Nonfiction TV Series from Veteran Producers

... for the rest of my life. First of all, who uses the word "veggie"? Anyway, my dad asked what veggie I was going to be because I hated green beans and would be mad if I was one." The site also features several first-person stories from terminally ill patients who are taking advantage of...

What You Need to Know in Your 40s to Have a Healthy Menopause -- Without Hormone Replacement Therapy

...ones. Dropping estrogen levels means weaker bones. Take calcium supplements and do weight-bearing exercises. 2. Eat more soy. Tofu, soy milk, soy beans and tempeh contain estrogen-mimicking isoflavones. (If you're at risk for breast cancer, eat lentils or chickpeas instead.) 3. Take herbs. Plant-b...

Is There a Nutritional Upside to a Down Economy?

...create a budget-wise vegetarian alternative, black beans can be a tasty substitute for chicken to create a ...very pouch. "Packed with protein and fiber, black beans are inexpensive and a great source of iron, magnes...ce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes. Add green beans and continue cooking an additional 5 minutes or un...

Folic Acid Might Offer Allergy Relief

...dation for folic acid intake for healthy men and non-pregnant women is 400 micrograms a day. Folic acid is found naturally in green, leafy vegetables, beans and nuts. Many cereals and grain products are fortified with folic acid. Asthma affects more than 7 percent of adults and children in the United St...

Hopkins Children's study: Folic acid may help treat allergies, asthma

...n and non-pregnant women. Many cereals and grain products are already fortified with folate, and folate is found naturally in green, leafy vegetables, beans and nuts. Other findings of the study: People with the lowest folate levels (below 8 nanograms per milliliter) had 40 percent higher risk of whee...

The Tomato Products Wellness Council and SCAN Announce Winners for the Great Tomato Tip-Off Contest!

... nutrition courses at California State University, Fullerton and Fullerton College : Toss diced, canned T omatoes with jalapenos and black beans for a satisfying salsa. To save time, use canned, ch o pped tomatoes in tacos and tostadas. Pour tomato sauce over sliced M eatloaf...

Rutgers Study Reveals A Need For Basic Kitchen Know-How

...up good nutrition by stocking their pantry with a variety of nutrient-rich canned foods," said Roberta Duyff, MS, RD, FADA, CFCS. "For example, canned beans are a true nutrition powerhouse and can serve as a lean source of protein, while also providing fiber, iron, folate and potassium. Protein-packed cann...

Kashi Company Expands With New Island Vanilla(TM) Biscuit Cereal

...weetened using evaporated cane juice crystals that are infused with organic vanilla extract. Within the rugged wheat layers are finely ground vanilla beans that gently drift loose while floating in milk. Just like Kashi's other Organic Promise woven biscuit cereals Autumn Wheat (R) and Cinnamon H...

Too Much Red Meat May Shorten Life Span

...gs "support previous studies and also support the American Cancer Society nutrition guidelines." Those guidelines include choosing fish, poultry or beans instead of beef, pork and lamb; choosing leaner cuts of meat; and baking, broiling or poaching meat rather than frying or charbroiling it. For the ...

Too Much Red Meat May Shorten Lifespan

...gs "support previous studies and also support the American Cancer Society nutrition guidelines." Those guidelines include choosing fish, poultry or beans instead of beef, pork and lamb; choosing leaner cuts of meat; and baking, broiling or poaching meat rather than frying or charbroiling it. For the ...

ACIS Fitness Challenges Launch Across 200 Colleges Nationwide

... Playtex Sport, Aquafina, Schwinn, Tinactin, Jelly Belly Sport beans and Nike Motivate College Students to Complete 5 Million Workouts and Burn ...fers sponsors Playtex Sport, Aquafina, Schwinn, Tinactin, Jelly Belly Sport beans and Nike a semester of continual activation on campuses followed by a visib...

Healthy Foods Harder to Find in Poor Neighborhoods

... Look for low-sodium options in the canned vegetables aisle. If they're not available, be sure to drain and rinse the veggies before eating. Canned beans "count" as a vegetable and are a good source of protein, fiber, folate and other important vitamins and minerals, Sandon noted. They're versatile too,...

Spanish Exercise DVD Helps Latinas Reduce Risk of Preterm Labor

...nce is diet and exercise. As Latinas adopt the American lifestyle their diets become higher in fat and lower in fiber, departing from the grains, beans and fresh fruit and vegetables of a more traditional Latin diet. They exercise less and have higher rates of obesity which is a major risk factor for...

Chocolate for Your Valentine a Healthy Idea

...colate contains antioxidants that have been shown to combat cell damage that can lead to tumor growth. These antioxidants occur naturally in the cacao beans used to make all chocolate products. "The main reason that eating dark chocolate, versus milk or white chocolate, reduces cancer risks is because i...

Top 10 Ingredients for Recession-Proof, Healthy Cooking

... for Health Pulse crops, such as lentils and dry beans (e.g., black and red kidney beans), contain nutrie..., folate, iron and other minerals. Lentils and dry beans are naturally low in fat, calories, sodium and sug... Green vegetables like spinach, broccoli and green beans are free of saturated fat and cholesterol and good...

First U.S. Supermarkets Launch Total Nutrition Scoring System

... vegetables, such as cauliflower, chopped spinach and sugar snap peas received NuVal Scores of 100, the highest possible Score. Del Monte canned green beans (with no salt added) also received a Score of 100. "When the method of preservation doesn't involve adding salt or other additives, their nutrie...

Surf Sweets Launches Natural, Organic Candy Line at More Than 250 Toys"R"Us Stores Across the Country

...ovides a natural, organic candy option for parents looking to provide healthier choices for their children. Surf Sweets gummy candies and jelly beans are made from organic and natural ingredients without artificial flavors and colors. Surf Sweets are drenched in fresh fruit flavor and fortified wit...

What are protective effects of anti-ricin A-chain aptamer?

...poisoning can cause severe tissue damage and inflammation and can result in death. Most accidental exposures occur by ingestion of the seeds of castor beans whereby the toxin is released after the seed coat is damaged. The ingested toxin causes severe gastrointestinal damage with symptoms and death due to ...

ESC statement on the control of type 2 diabetes

...an Medical Association ( JAMA ) on 16 December 2008 has found that those with type 2 diabetes who had a diet high in low-glycemic foods such as nuts, beans and lentils had greater improvement in glycemic control and risk factors for coronary heart disease than those on a diet with an emphasis on high-cere...

Take Taste Buds on a Trip Around the World This Holiday Season

...to an international affair. Take taste buds on a trip around the world with a "pork passport" stamped with delicious dishes like these: -- Red beans and Rice with Ham Hocks (Africa) -- using traditional African ingredients such as beans, rice and ham hocks, this dish is perfect for Kwanzaa, a week-...

Giving the Gift of Health This Holiday Season

...r dipping. Another inexpensive option that can help people stick to a healthy diet is a soup mix. Soup mixes are easy to create at home by using rice, beans and a variety of spices. Physical Activity Gifts According to Richardson, "the least expensive form of physical activity that is acc...

Holiday Meals With a Calorie-Conscious Twist

...h low-fat or nonfat sour cream or yogurt. Add a green vegetable to every meal, such as broccoli in your omelet, spinach on your sandwich, and green beans on your dinner plate. It's a good way to add extra vitamins to your diet. The AMA also offers some advice on how to avoid putting on extra pounds ...

Aspirin Doesn't Guard Diabetics Against Heart Disease

.... Other research showed that three servings of non-soy legumes such as beans and chickpeas lowered total and LDL ("bad") cholesterol, according to a met...analysis of previous studies. "My Pyramid suggests three cups weekly of dry beans and peas, or legumes, and we are very, very far behind," said Dr. Lydia A.L...

Easy Ethnic Election

...h aromatic herbs and spices -- Aloo Palak: Delicious mild blend of spinach gravy and chunks of potato -- Dal Mahkani: Black lentils and red kidney beans cooked in a mild creamy sauce of tomatoes, garlic, onion and ginger -- Kashmiri Rajma: Red kidney bean curry flavored with coriander, cinnam...

FDA Warns of Dangers of Mexican Vanilla

... and restaurants, the FDA said. Pure vanilla is made with the extract of beans from the vanilla plant. Mexican vanilla is frequently made with the extract of beans from the tonka tree, an entirely different plant that belongs to the pea fa...

Good News for Trick-or-Treaters With Braces: Renowned Chef to the Rescue With Braces-Friendly Treats

...lloween treats, or recipes with these ingredients: -- All hard candies -- All chewy candies -- Caramel -- Nuts -- Licorice -- Taffy -- Jelly beans -- Hard pretzels -- Bubblegum -- Popcorn (including unpopped kernels) -- Taco chips -- Ice Is it okay for orthodontic patients to eat sweets? ...

Strong Bodies Battle Better

...in and low in fat to avoid early satiety -- Try including higher calorie fruits and vegetables, like corn, peas, bananas, cherries, mangoes, lima beans and sweet potatoes -- Use nutritional supplements like BENECALORIE(R) or BENEPROTEIN(R) to enhance the nutritional value of preferred foods Can...

Livelihood Programs Help Heal War Wounds in Uganda

...n received $260, which is 416,000 Uganda shillings, to be used toward starting a business. Atalla chose to sell farm produce. She buys items such as beans and grains from local farmers and resells them at a higher price at a market near her Lira home. Atalla said she earns about $10 (17,000 Uganda shil...

Caribou Coffee Honors Memory of One of Its Own With Amy's Blend

...es citrus high notes with a smooth harmonious silkiness. Underneath it all is a subtle yet delightful hint of melon flavor. A lighter roast made up of beans from Africa and the Americas, Amy's Blend is truly a tribute to the legacy and passion of one of Caribou Coffee's visionary pioneers." Funds raised ...

Stretch That Grocery List in Lean Times

...in bulk when it's on sale and separate it into freezer bags and freeze it to use at a later date, she advised. And having a meatless meal -- using beans or eggs instead of meat -- once or twice a week can also shave dollars off your food budget without draining your time. The National Institutes of...
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