Salmonella's sweet tooth predicts its downfall
For the first time UK scientists have shown what the food poisoning bug Salmonella feeds on to survive as it causes infection: glucose.
Their discovery of Salmonella 's weakness for sugar could provide a new way to vaccinate against it. The discovery could also lead to vaccine strains to pr...
A Child's Sweet Tooth May Be All in the Bones
Study suggests that fast-growing youth have greater fondness for treats,,
WEDNESDAY, March 25 (HealthDay News) -- Ever wonder why your children will eat only a few bites of dinner but have no problem scarfing down a big bowl of ice cream?
Blame it on their growing bones.
Hot Flash! - Sweet Pea Productions Releases 'Blitzed by Menopause: A Guy's Guide to Menopause'
First of its Kind DVD and Companion Booklet Mixes Humor and Medical Expertise to Help Men Better Understand their Menopausal Partners
PORTLAND, Ore., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Sweet
Pea Productions, LLC, a video production company founded in 2008 by Portland actor Jan Brehm, has released its f...
Berry Chill Offers Sweet Valentine's Day Deal for Couples
CHICAGO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- This Valentine's Day, Berry Chill is
offering a sweet
deal for any and all couples -- with any chilled yogurt
order, they'll receive a free Valentine's Day Chill: five ounces of Pink Guava
flavor chilled yogurt topped with fresh strawberries, pomegranate and
Ocean Spray(R) Announces Sugar-Free Drink Mixes - A Sweet Way for Dieters to 'Stick' to Their Resolutions
New Single-Serve Sticks and Multi-Serve Canisters Make it Easy to Mix with Water On-the-Go or at Home
LAKEVILLE-MIDDLEBORO, Mass., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- As 2009 quickly approaches, Americans will begin making New Year's resolutions, but many will fall off the wagon. According to this year'...
ChromaDex Partners With Cargill to Provide Global Quality Control Methods and Standards for Sweet Components of Stevia
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChromaDex (OTC
Bulletin Board: CDXC), today announced that it has entered into an
exclusive agreement with Cargill (Wayzata, Minn.) to supply global
analytical reference standards and research materials for the individual
sweet components of st...
Orthodontists Offer Sweet Incentives for Tricky Halloween Treats
Annual buy-back program expects to collect 16 tons of candy
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The average American consumes more
than 24 pounds of candy per year, and a sizeable portion of that indulgence
is eaten around Halloween*. For most people, this year's candy noshing will
No Trick to Halloween Sweet Treats
Leading Penn State Registered Dietitian Kris Clark, Ph.D., offers easy tips to help kids have a safe, nutritious - and fun - Halloween!
WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- If this year's Halloween is like
those past, some 36 million children(1), aged five to thirteen years, are
poised to do...
Sweet Dreams, Sweet Breath: MedGen Inc. Retains TransMedia Group to Send Media a Wake-Up Call About an All-Natural, Quick New Way to Slumber Land
PR firm introduces '4 Good Night's Sleep,' an all-natural melatonin strip that dissolves on the tongue into sweet
BOCA RATON, Fla., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedia Group said it was
retained to get the word out about a '4 Good Night's Sleep,' all-natural
sleep aid for peop...
A short and sweet diagnosis for cancer?
In order to provide the most effective treatments for cancer patients, it is essential to develop methods of sensitive and specific early detection of the disease. A team of scientists from the NIBRT Dublin-Oxford Glycobiology Laboratory at UCD has developed a system which aims to pinpoint potent...
A Sweet Way to Shield Baby's Teeth
Syrup containing sugar substitute xylitol actually helps prevent cavities, researchers say
TUESDAY, July 8 (HealthDay News) -- A new sweet
treat that actually prevents children's cavities should please children and their parents, researchers say.
The tasty syrup, which contains the ...
For Women, a Happy Marriage Means Sweet Dreams
Those in troubled unions report more sleep problems, study finds,,,,
MONDAY, June 9 (HealthDay News) -- Trouble in your marriage can cause trouble in bed, but not necessarily the kind of trouble that first comes to mind.
New research has found that women in happy marriages tend to s...
EDY'S(R) Slow Churned(R) and Stop & Shop Stores Announce Scoop Day With Sweet Deals to Support the Fight Against Childhood Cancer
- Treat Yourself to EDY'S Winning American Idol Ice Cream and
Limited-edition CD at Participating Stop & Shop Stores on Saturday, May 3 and Support a Great Cause -
BOSTON, and OAKLAND, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone's a
winner when you stop into participat...
EDY'S(R) SLOW CHURNED(R) and Giant Food Markets Announce Scoop Day With Sweet Deals to Support the Fight Against Childhood Cancer
-Treat Yourself to EDY's Winning American Idol Ice Cream and
Limited-edition CD at Participating Giant Stores on Saturday, May 3 and Support a Great Cause-
BALTIMORE, WASHINGTON and OAKLAND, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ --
Everyone's a winner when you stop into...
A ton of bitter melon produces sweet results for diabetes
Scientists have uncovered the therapeutic properties of bitter melon, a vegetable and traditional Chinese medicine, that make it a powerful treatment for Type 2 diabetes.
Teams from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and the Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica pulped roughly a tonne of f...
Photo: Sweet Dreams From Turkey
Discovery in Turkey leads to pajamas offering a solution to troublesome night sweats
SAN DIEGO, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- What do night sweats and a summer in
Turkey have in common? For 49-year-old mompreneur Anita Mahaffey, the
connection goes deep and years later c...
Looking For Some Sweet and Healthy Stocking Stuffers?
CA Dental Hygienists Recommend Sweetener Xylitol to Prevent Tooth Decay
GLENDALE, Calif., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This holiday
season, give a gift that not only tastes sweet
but fights cavities at the
same time -- food products containing xylitol.
"While we recommend this na...
Chocolate Has Sweet Effect on Blood Flow
Arteries function better when the dark delight is consumed, study suggests
SUNDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Chocolate lovers, take heart: A Japanese study finds that flavonoid-rich dark chocolate can improve coronary blood flow.
The study looked at what's known as coronary flow velocity res...
Patients may have sweet and effective way to prepare for upper GI endoscopy: an anesthetic lollipop
OAK BROOK, Ill. October 16, 2007 Researchers at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) in Lebanon have found that administering a lidocaine lollipop as a single-agent anesthetic to patients undergoing an upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy procedure eliminated the need for s...
Serta Brings Sweet Dreams and a Special Delivery to Deserving Women
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In continuing support of
its partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), Serta is putting the
famous Counting Sheep back to work with their Counting Sheep for the
Cure(TM) essay contest. Serta will honor two breast cancer survivors or
New Health Corp. Announces the Addition of Hannaford Bros., Kash N Karry and Sweet Bay Supermarkets to its Retail Outlets
New Health Corp. is the Distributor of the Popular Dietary Supplement Lipidshield Plus(TM)
MELBOURNE, Fla., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- New Health Corp. is proud to
announce its retail presence has expanded again and LipidShield Plus(TM) is
now available at Hannaford Bro...
Biology, Not Only Parents, Turns Sweet Kids into Delinquents
Not all parents are at fault if their kids take up a life of crime, for a new study has found linked delinquency in children to biology .
Rutgers University psychologist, Daniel Hart, and colleagues Nancy Eisenberg and Carlos Valiente of Arizona State University have found that in kids, a h...
A Sweet Step Toward New Cancer Therapies
ANN ARBOR, Mich.—By recognizing sugars, a technique developed by University of Michigan analytical chemist Kristina Hakansson sets the stage// for new cancer diagnosis and treatment options.
A growing body of evidence points to assemblies of sugars called glycans attached to proteins on cance...
Poor diabetics: bitter times and worse times with no sweet respite
Despite ground breaking and earth shaking research worldwide the leaders of the world system are falling short of pennies to be shaken out of their piggy banks to save// the poorest of the poor communities marred by diabetes from snow diving into a bleak era which seems to offer little in the form...
Cereal Bars Slammed for More Sugar Than Sweet Snacks
Popular cereal bars have been found to have more sugar and fat than several sweet
snacks, according to a new study.//
While each of these f 20 well-known bars, mostly marketed to children, would be classified as "high in sugar" under the Food Standards Agency's traffic light labeling scheme, a...
Sweet nothings: A fruitful option to assuage the sweet tooth
If you belong to the ubiquitous cult of sweet
toothed people, it is very likely that you could even climb a tree to pluck a fruit, incase there isn't one in your reach.// A new study has shown that people with an inclination for sweets tend to consume more fruits than those who prefer salt and spic...
Understanding how humans detect sweet taste
The research conducted by the scientist at the Monell Chemical Senses Center described in detail the mechanism behind the detection of sweet// taste by humans. Veronica Galindo-Cuspinera, PhD noted that when saccharin used in high concentration it losses its ability to taste sweet. Then the researc...
Infants Cared for in Another Home Become Heavier Toddlers
...nd planning for breast-feeding are important, and this study shows you need to have some pretty strict rules for caregivers. Put limits on TV time, no sweet
beverages and make sure infants have enough space to crawl around and eventually walk. Also, make sure they don't start solids too soon. Caregivers sh...
Birdies for Breast Cancer Announces Fifth Annual Charity Golf Classic Hosted by Top Women's Golfer, Cristie Kerr
...ing. All proceeds will benefit Birdies for Breast Cancer. Corporate partners of this year's event include Fireman Capital Partners, Audemars Piguet, sweet
'n Low, Clemmy's Ice Cream, Knight Capital Group, Continental Airlines and the Ritz Carlton.
Cristie Kerr is recognized as one of the top women...
Smoothie King Expansion Signals International Trend Toward Healthy Living
...ve vice president. "The trend is more pronounced in some markets over others, but there is a growing trend that has staying power and hits our product sweet
spot of high-quality meal replacements."
That's why the vision for Smoothie King is to continue to expand into international markets, with the ...
As Good As a Deli, For the Price of Making It At Home
...Tomato and Basil, Chunk Light Tuna with Lemon and Pepper, Chunk Light Tuna with Tomato Salsa, Chunk Light Tuna with Spicy Chili, Chunk Light Tuna with sweet
Chili Sauce, and Light Tuna Spread. Providing delicious and healthy options for everyone from gourmet enthusiasts to struggling college students, SAFC...
Personality in a Cup
...A person who likes a chocolaty beverage, for example, could be described as sweet
and indulgent, while someone who likes fruity drinks could be described as ...salt topped with whipped cream for people who consider themselves sassy and sweet
"These milkshakes are more than a treat," says CMPB Executive D...
Latest Studies Show 'Junk Drinks' Pose as Many Health Threats as 'Junk Food' According to AquaHydrate Medical Advisor
...ed waters: the new health drink
According to Dr. Hart and many other authorities in the field, Americans need to train their palates away from sweet
drinks. A promising alternative to these drinks is a new breed of enhanced waters, such as AquaHydrate, which provides an all-natural choice and offe...
WellPoint's Contribution To Drug Formulary Evaluation Standards Highlighted in ISPOR Publication
...h that will produce more meaningful information, which can be used by WellPoint, physicians and members to work toward better health and lower costs," sweet
About WellPoint, Inc.
WellPoint is committed to improving the lives and health of the people and communities we serve by simplifying...
Nationwide Heat Wave Finally Gives Way To Cooling Trend
... refreshes, and gently enlivens the spirit
Cherrymint (- 5) -- Cherrymint combines pure water, cherry essence, and real mint for a subtly sweet
beverage. Take one sip and you'd swear you were in an orchard
Lemonmint (-4) -- Lemonmint combines pure water, real mint and the essence of...
This Summer, EyeCare America and Celebrity Chefs Want You to Feast Your Eyes on Eye Healthy Foods
... wheat germ and sunflower seeds. For beta-carotene, try deep orange or yellow fruits and vegetables such as cantaloupe, mangos, apricots, peaches, sweet
potatoes and carrots. Dark green leafy vegetables such as spinach, kale, collard greens, broccoli, and asparagus are the primary sources of lutein...
YoCream Announces the First Soft Serve Frozen Yogurt With Beneficial Probiotics Clinically Proven to Strengthen the Digestive System.
Aids in the digestion of dairy products
Inhibits harmful bacteria and promotes improved digestion
This new sweet
creamy soft serve frozen yogurt has a natural yogurt flavor profile, is nonfat, a good source of calcium, is low in sodium and contains only 100 calor...
Studies Indicate Good Nutrition Linked to Eye Health
There are numerous food sources for antioxidants, including citrus fruits for Vitamin C, nuts and seeds for Vitamin E, and carrots and sweet
potatoes for beta-carotene. Foods high in lutein and zeaxanthin have yellow or green pigments, such as dark-green leafy vegetables and corn.
Eating Well On the Road
...es. Don't think that diet sodas and artificial sweeteners are any better because some studies find they may actually increase appetite. If you crave a sweet
drink, try a little low-fat chocolate milk.
Pick healthy menu items. Opt for lighter fare like salads, grilled sandwiches and wraps when possible, ...
Confectionery Industry Forecast Is Sweet: Globally Inspired Flavors, Eco-Friendly and Health Minded Trends Lead New Product Innovations
...types of enhanced chocolate treats.
More than sweet
and good to eat, manufacturers will take steps tow...ts and inclusion as an ingredient in many types of sweet
and savory foods, we have only begun to experience...chocolate dishes. Consumers can also expect to see sweet
and savory combinations like chocolate and bacon, ...