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Women – watch Your Fat and Sugar Intakes to Keep Cancer at Ba

High sugar levels can cause more than diabetes say researchers. If you are a woman, it can significantly increase your risks of getting cancer. // Researchers from the Department of Surgical and Preoperative Sciences at Umea University Hospital in Sweden, led by Dr. Par Stattin conducted a stud...

Omega-3s Benefit Heart Attack Survivors, Healthy Adults, Mothers and Infants

...low birthweight infants. A groundbreaking study in people with higher intakes of omega-3s who had just experienced a heart attack showed they were less l...mmatory substances in a recent study. Because it was based on adults' usual intakes of fish and omega-3s in the U.S., which has low fish consumption, the findi...

Studies Indicate Good Nutrition Linked to Eye Health

...Mountains Eye Study and the Age-Related Eye Disease Study, have shown positive results in preventing eye problems. The Blue Mountains study looked at intakes of Vitamin C, or a combination of antioxidants, in protecting eyes. The Age-Related Eye Disease Study linked diets rich in lutein and zeaxanthin with...

Dietary fat linked to pancreatic cancer

...lative rates of pancreatic cancer compared with those who consumed low amounts. "[W]e observed positive associations between pancreatic cancer and intakes of total, saturated, and monounsaturated fat overall, particularly from red meat and dairy food sources. We did not observe any consistent association...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Key to Fetal Development - Possible Mercury Contamination Concerns in Some Fish Oil Avoided With Plant-based DHA in PreNexa(R) Prenatal Vitamins

...xaenoic acid. J Am Diet Assoc. (2008);108:1204-1209. 3. Simopoulos AP, Leaf A, Salem N Jr. Workshop on the essentiality of and recommended dietary intakes for omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. J Am Coll Nutr. 1999;61:57-62. 4. Lauritzen, L, Hansen HS, Jorgensen MH, et al. "The essentiality of long cha...

Young adults not drinking enough milk

...and males respectively reduced their daily calcium intakes by an average of 153 mg and 194 mg. Although 38% o...e than 72% of females and 55% of males had calcium intakes lower than the recommended level of 1,300 mg/day. ...thood, 68% of females and 53% of males had calcium intakes lower than the recommended level of 1,000 mg/day. ...

Soyfoods a Healthy Choice for Men

...quality or motility of sperm were observed. In fact, a small-scale, preliminary study by Dr. Jorge Chavarro (1) found that "soyfood and soy isoflavone intakes were unrelated to total sperm count, ejaculate volume, sperm motility, or sperm morphology," which are the important measures of sperm quality and m...

Alcohol, Cigarettes and Diabetes Up Colorectal Cancer Risk

...risk of developing colorectal cancer, about the same risk as consuming high intakes of red and processed meat, they noted. The study also found that physica...ity lowered the risk of the disease but there was little evidence that high intakes of fruit and vegetables were protective against colorectal cancer. "Thes...

Alcohol and smoking are key causes for bowel cancer

... cancer - the same risk linked with consuming high intakes of red and processed meat. Approximately one mi...ong, and largely, unknown association between high intakes of alcoholic beverages with risk of colorectal can...y, there was little evidence to indicate that high intakes of fruit and vegetables were protective against bo...

New study indicates that parents' influence on children's eating habits is small

...School of Public Health. An examination of dietary intakes and patterns among U.S. families found that the re...ties between children's and their parents' dietary intakes in the United States based on nationally represent...nt of Agriculture (USDA) Continuing Survey of Food intakes by Individuals, a nationally representative multi-...
Intakes in Medical Technology

Mission Pharmacal Launches CitraNatal(R) Assure Prescription Prenatal Vitamin

...isit www.missionpharmacal.com or www.citranatal.com . (1) Simopoulos, A.P., et al. Workshop on the Essentiality of and Recommended Dietary intakes for omega-6 and omega-3 Fatty Acids. Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 1999; 18 (5): 487-489. (2) Smuts C.M., et al. A Randomized Tria...

Physicians' Health Study II Finds No Magic Bullet for Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

...not discount the earlier epidemiological data showing that people with high intakes of vitamins E and C may have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease. Nutrit... acuity, and eye health. Consumers would be well advised to ensure adequate intakes of all essential nutrients through a good diet plus use of a multivitamin, ...

TOZAL(R) Nutritional Supplement Improves Vision in Common Form of Macular Degeneration

...educe the risk of developing the disease. In a large population-based study in seven European countries, researchers found that seniors who had higher intakes of omega-3 docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) had far lower risks of developing wet macular degeneration. Those in the top 25 ...

Soyfoods Do Not Impact Sperm Count

...r. Chavarro found that "soyfood and soy isoflavone intakes were unrelated to total sperm count, ejaculate vol...rop in sperm count. The study also classified high intakes of soyfoods as less than 3 ounces of a beverage pe...ngs of this study. Dr. Chavarro found high soyfood intakes are associated with lower sperm concentration but ...

European Experts Recommend Pregnant and Nursing Women Take More DHA - Every Day

...s reported in The Economist, January 19, 2006. ** Koletzko B, Irene C, Thomas BJ for the Perinatal Lipid Intake Working Group (2007). Dietary Fat intakes For Pregnant And Lactating Women. Abstract presented at the International Congress of Paediatrics, Athens, 29 August 2007. Contact: Joe Shi...
Intakes in Medical Dictionary

Vitamin B12

... ... Professional review including information on the functions, food sources, deficiency diseases, drug interactions, and recommended daily intakes of vitamin B12 . Mayo Clinic offers award-winning medical and health information and tools for healthy living. ... Vitamin B12 is bound to ...

Thorax

...aphragm separates thorax from abdomen, and drives air intake & expulsion, ... Chest-Chest Wall Anatomy-The heart is a pumping system which intakes deoxygenated blood through the veins, ... the thorax and in addition, push the ... Zoology information, history, articles and research from Ac...

Folic Acid

...able Professional review including information on the functions, food sources, deficiency diseases, drug interactions, and recommended daily intakes of folic acid . Folic acid is a B vitamin needed for cell replication and growth. ... Women who take folic acid –containing multivit...

Fiber

...constipation is a lack of adequate dietary fiber . Dietary fiber is generally obtained from plant foods, and consists of that ... High fiber intakes promote bowel health by preventing constipation and diverticular disease. ... In the 1970s, dietary fiber was defined as remnants of plant ... ...

Dietary recommendations

... a ... RDA = Recommended Dietary Allowance. ... Dietary Reference intakes (DRIs): Recommended intakes for Individuals, Vitamins ... NOTE: This table presents Recommended Diet...
Intakes in Biological News

Race/ethnicity, family income and education associated with sugar consumption

...d NHLBI are part of the National Institutes of Health. In men and women, intakes of added sugars were inversely related to both education and family income....ns of added sugars consumed daily. This method provided values for average intakes of added sugars similar to those found from more detailed methods. ...

Omega-3 fatty acids appear to impact AMD progression

...ition and Vision Research (LNVR), Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) at Tufts University. The researchers calculated intakes of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) from dietary questionnaires administered to 2,924 men and women, aged 55 to 80 years, pa...

People of higher socioeconomic status choose better diets -- but pay more per calorie

...oth men and women, higher dietary energy density was associated with higher intakes of total fat and saturated fat and with lower intakes of dietary fiber, potassium and vitamins A and C. Daily diet cost ($/day) w...

LSUHSC public health researcher finds reason for weight gain

...icial sweeteners) alcoholic beverages (beer, wine, spirits, and other alcoholic drinks). Each participant's daily nutrient, energy, and beverage intakes were calculated by taking the average of 2 recalls per time point. Liquid calorie intake was calculated as the sum of calories from the 7 beverage cat...

Beverage consumption a bigger factor in weight

...ely associated with weight loss, but were not statistically significant. Our study supports policy recommendations and public health efforts to reduce intakes of liquid calories, particularly from sugar-sweetened beverages, in the general population." ...

Health benefits, consequences of folic acid dependent on circumstances

...ies in which the fortification of flour with folic acid is working well, additional supplementation in the form of vitamin pills can lead to excessive intakes of the vitamin, which can then have undesirable adverse effects. Thus, folate appears to assume different guises depending on the circumstances. Th...

Regular family meals result in better eating habits for adolescents

...nce. Having regular family meals at both Time 1 and Time 2 was associated with greater frequency of consuming breakfast and dinner meals and increased intakes of vegetables, calcium-rich food, dietary fiber, and several nutrients including calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, and zinc five years later. An im...

News from the March 2009 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...nsumption and Its Relation to Markers of Inflammation and Oxidative Stress in Adolescents Supplement Use Contributes to Meeting Recommended Dietary intakes for Calcium, Magnesium and Vitamin C in Four Ethnicities of Middle-Aged and Older Americans: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis Weight Bias a...

Many middle-aged and older Americans not getting adequate nutrition

...4 ethnic groups, Caucasian, African American, Hispanic and Chinese. Dietary intakes were determined from food frequency questionnaires and respondents were ask...um where both Chinese and African Americans had significantly lower dietary intakes of calcium than Caucasians and Hispanics. The study also evaluated diffe...

Results of the third school nutrition dietary assessment study published

...lement. Four articles present the central SNDA-III results regarding the nutrient content of school meals as offered and served, students' nutrient intakes on school days, foods offered in school meals and in breakfasts and lunches consumed by students and the availability and consumption of competitive f...
Intakes in Biological Technology

First Application to Fight High Cholesterol Launches on the iPhone and iPod Touch

...esterol Coach offers the user guidance in setting goals for diet, exercise and smoking. For example, in the diet information section recommended daily intakes for dietary cholesterol, saturated fat, trans fat, polyunsaturated fat and monounsaturated fat are discussed in easy-to-understand language. "...

Martek, General Mills Collaborate on Microencapsulation Technology for Food Applications

...have noted that DHA is an important nutrient for health throughout the life cycle. Yet despite its importance, Americans have among the lowest dietary intakes of DHA omega-3 in the world. Fish are often incorrectly thought to be the only source of DHA omega-3. However, life'sDHA offers a trusted, vege...

Results of Study in Pre-School Children Published in Clinical Pediatrics Adds to Support for Importance of Dietary DHA Intake

... who did not receive DHA supplementation, including cognitive and visual benefits. Yet despite its importance, Americans have among the lowest dietary intakes of DHA omega-3 in the world. Fish are often thought to be the only source of DHA omega-3. However, life'sDHA offers a trusted, vegetarian form of DH...

Dow AgroSciences, Martek Biosciences Form Alliance to Bring Omega-3 Fatty Acids to Food Industry

...te the role of DHA in decreasing the prevalence of certain neurological disorders. Yet despite its importance, Americans have among the lowest dietary intakes of DHA omega-3 in the world. Today DHA is primarily sourced from algal fermentation and fish oil. Production of DHA in canola will allow for a more ...

Martek's life'sDHA(TM) Now Featured in Two New Flavors of Rachel's(R) Wickedly Delicious Yogurt from WhiteWave Foods

... evaluate its role in decreasing the prevalence of certain neurological disorders. Yet despite its importance, Americans have among the lowest dietary intakes of DHA omega-3 in the world. Fish are often thought to be the only source of DHA omega-3. However, life'sDHA offers a trusted, vegetarian form of DH...

life'sDHA(TM) Featured in New Ricos(R) Cheese Sauce

...vestigate its role in decreasing the prevalence of certain neurological disorders. Yet despite its importance, Americans have among the lowest dietary intakes of DHA omega-3 in the world. Martek's life'sDHA(TM) is unique in the market because it is derived from a sustainable and vegetarian source. Made from...
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