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Eating Rice Boosts Diet Quality, Reduces Body Weight, and Improves Markers for Health In a study published online in the peer-reviewed journal Food and Nutrition Sciences, lead author Theresa Nicklas, DrPH, of Baylor College of Medicine, analyzed the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey datasets from 2005-2010 and evaluated the association of rice consumption […]
Green tomatoes may hold the answer to bigger, stronger muscles Natural compound from green tomatoes stimulates muscle growth, improves muscle strength and endurance, and protects against muscle wasting.Using a screening method that previously identified a compound in apple peel as a muscle-boosting agent, a team of University of Iowa scientists has now discovered that tomatidine, […]
Can Hyssop Ease Asthma Symptoms? Asthma is on the rise, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. As of 2009, one in 12 people in the United States now suffers from this respiratory disorder, compared with one in 14 people in 2001. For help in easing asthma symptoms and enhancing respiratory health, […]
It seems that as far as safety goes supplements are up there with foods. Why is it then that researchers are always so concerned about the safety of supplementation?
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Effects of d-α-tocopherol and dietary energy on growth and health of preruminant dairy calves. Supplemental L-arginine and vitamins E and C preserve xanthine oxidase activity in the lung of broiler chickens grown under hypobaric hypoxia. These two article discuss the use of nutrition in the health of cows and chickens. What I find interesting is […]
All trans-retinoic acid (ATRA) induces re-differentiation of early transformed breast epithelial cells Retinoids are metabolite of Vitamin A. The all trans-retinoic acid is also know as Tretinoin which has been used for the treatment of acne and also leukemia. This recent study shows that this form of vitamin A help to change genetic expression in […]
By mimicking a low-carb diet, glucosamine promotes longevity – Medical News Today A recent study suggested that glucosamine had no effect on arthritis. However, this article in Medical News Today found that glucosamine might extend lifespan by 10%. Glucosamine is known to delay the progress of cancer and work with chondroitin to increase joint space […]
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Male autism risk linked to SSRI use in pregnancy Taking certain medications prescribed to treat depression, anxiety and other mental-health problems during pregnancy has been linked to a higher risk of autism and developmental delays in male children, according to a study published in Pediatrics. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are the most commonly […]
Study of UK children finds low vitamin D linked to fatty liver disease A UK study[i] investigating the link between low vitamin D status and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in British children has identified a genetic variant associated with the disease’s severity. The research, conducted by the King’s College Hospital Paediatric Liver Centre […]
What You Should Know About Natural Food Coloring When you walk down the aisles of your local grocery store, there’s a good chance you’ll see a parent or two scrupulously reading packaging for buzzwords, like healthy, organic and natural — the list goes on. Maybe you’re one of those parents. When making food decisions […]
Regular aerobic exercise boosts memory area of brain in older women Regular aerobic exercise seems to boost the size of the area of the brain (hippocampus) involved in verbal memory and learning among women whose intellectual capacity has been affected by age, indicates a small study published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. […]
Earliest roots of psychiatric disorders are likely exposure to environmental stressors during pregnancy Newborns whose mothers were exposed during pregnancy to any one of a variety of environmental stressors – such as trauma, illness, and alcohol or drug abuse – become susceptible to various psychiatric disorders that frequently arise later in life. However, it […]
WINNING THE WAR AGAINST WRINKLES “Wrinkles are beautiful,” said Adolfo Dominguez, who coined this slogan, famous in the Spanish fashion trade of the 1980s. This is not true, however. According to different sources, the market for dealing with the wrinkles that etch the years onto our skin will be worth 290,000 million dollars by […]
Beauty Inside and Out Starts with Honey As most of us know, our energy levels and skin tend to reflect our eating habits. Luckily, the current food-conscious climate is buzzing with an increased appreciation of natural ingredients’ unique benefits; for example, honey and its ability to revitalize us both inside and out. One of […]
Can vitamin A battle breast cancer? A derivative of vitamin A, known as retinoic acid, found abundantly in sweet potato and carrots, helps turn pre-cancer cells back to normal healthy breast cells, according to research published this month in the International Journal of Oncology. The research could help explain why some clinical studies have […]
Helping women to good health: breast cancer, omega-3/omega-6 lipids, and related lifestyle factors. Breast cancer is a terrifying diagnosis for any woman. However, there are certain lifestyle choices that can help reduce the risk of developing breast cancer. The authors state that a higher intake of omega-3 fatty acids and lower intake of omega-6 fatty […]
Folate levels in young women reduced by UV exposure Women who are pregnant or trying to fall pregnant and taking a folic acid supplement may be at risk of reducing their folate benefit through sun exposure, a new QUT study has warned. In a paper titled Exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation is associated with […]