Nutrition (23 News)

Could Anorexia Nervosa Really Be Caused by Genetic Defects.

Mar 18, 2017 3:00 pm
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An international research team, led by scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, has created the first cellular model of an...

Understanding the Contradicting Effects of Soybeans on Breast Cancer

Mar 16, 2017 9:00 am
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Scientists at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center have investigated the relationship between soy consumption and breast cancer in animal m...

A Phytochemical In Broccoli Sprouts Ameliorates Obesity And Insulin Resistance

Mar 12, 2017 2:00 pm
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Sulforaphane*1, a phytochemical contained in broccoli sprouts at relatively high concentrations, has been known to exert effects of cancer prevention ...

Eating whole grains Led to Improvements in Immune Function

Feb 21, 2017 9:00 pm
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In a clinical trial, adults who consumed a diet rich in whole grains rather than refined grains had modest improvements in healthy gut microbiota a...

Vitamin E Deficiency Increases Risk of Miscarriages

Feb 16, 2017 11:00 am
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Researchers for the first time have explained how deficient levels of vitamin E can cause neurologic damage to an embryo, failure to normally develop ...

Cruciferous Vegetables Help the Immune System to Fight Intestinal Pathogens

Feb 12, 2017 12:00 pm
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A study in mice shows that eating cruciferous vegetables—including broccoli, kale and cauliflower - helps the immune system to fight intestin...

The Potential Role For Probiotics In Treatment Of Atopic Dermatitis

Feb 11, 2017 5:00 pm
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Evidence supporting a key role for an altered gut microbiome in the development of atopic dermatitis (AD) would suggest that the use of probiotics ...

High Fat Meals Can Damage Your Liver

Feb 5, 2017 9:00 am
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Eating a high-fat meal -- say, a cheeseburger and fries or a pepperoni pizza -- disrupts liver function, a new, small study reveals.   ...

A Model for Understanding Nutrition and Brain Development

Jan 24, 2017 8:00 am
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Pediatric nutrition research has shown the important effects of early-life nutrition on a baby's development—especially the gastroint...

Red pigment in Red Peppers and Oranges Linked to a Lower Risk of Lung Cancer

Jan 23, 2017 1:00 pm
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Xiang-Dong Wang, a cancer researcher at Tufts, has spent a long time trying to figure out why carotenoids, the main pigments providing colors that ran...

Calorie Restriction Lets Monkeys Live Long and Prosper

Jan 19, 2017 10:00 am
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Settling a persistent scientific controversy, a long-awaited report shows that restricting calories does indeed help rhesus monkeys live longer, healt...

Scientists Develop a Urine Test That Measures the Health of a Person's Diet.

Jan 17, 2017 12:00 pm
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Scientists have developed a urine test that measures the health of a person's diet. The five-minute test measures biological markers in urine cre...

Study Finds That Consumption of Hot Red Chili Peppers is Associated With Reduction in Total Mortality

Jan 16, 2017 6:23 pm
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Like spicy food? If so, you might live longer, say researchers at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, who found that consumpt...

Who'll Live Longer: Meat Eaters or Vegetarians?

Jan 15, 2017 2:00 pm
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Our ability to live a long life is influenced by a combination of our genes and our environment. In studies that involve identical twins, scientists h...

Changing a Person's Eating Schedule Can Help losing Weight

Jan 12, 2017 3:00 pm
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University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers are trying to find out whether changing a person's eating schedule can help them lose weight and b...

High-Sugar Diet Reprograms FOXO Gene Expression

Jan 12, 2017 8:00 am
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Flies with a history of eating a high sugar diet live shorter lives, even after their diet improves. This is because the unhealthy diet drives long-te...

Older People Who Followed a Mediterranean Diet Have More Brain Volume

Jan 6, 2017 9:00 pm
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A new study shows that older people who followed a Mediterranean diet retained more brain volume over a three-year period than those who did not follo...

Plant-Based Diets Score Big for Healthy Weight Loss

Jan 6, 2017 4:00 pm
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If you've resolved to eat healthy and lose weight in 2017, a new report suggests the DASH diet may be your best bet. For the seventh year in a ro...

Fish Oil Pills for Pregnant Moms May Cut Asthma Risk in Kids

Jan 1, 2017 1:00 pm
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Children whose moms took high doses of fish oil during their last three months of pregnancy were less likely to develop chronic wheezing problems or a...

Omega-3 Supplements Can Prevent Childhood Asthma

Jan 1, 2017 12:00 pm
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Taking certain omega-3 fatty acid supplements during pregnancy can reduce the risk of childhood asthma by almost one third, according to a new study f...


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