News tagged with american journal of clinical nutrition
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from the Sorbonne in France have published the results of a study they carried out to determine if eating a Mediterranean diet helps prevent dementia as people age. They found, ...
Health Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Artificially sweetened sodas have been linked to a higher risk of Type 2 diabetes for women than sodas sweetened with ordinary sugar, a French study unveiled on Thursday found.
Health Feb 07, 2013 | 4.1 / 5 (10) | 9
(Medical Xpress) -- Women who eat at least three servings of fish per week have a reduced risk of developing some types of colon polyps according to a new study by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigators.
Health Feb 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In a recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Xin-Xin Zheng reports that green tea reduces LDL and total cholesterol. This could explain the reasoning behind ...
Health Jul 08, 2011 | 4 / 5 (3) | 8 |
(Medical Xpress)—Taking omega-3 fish oils could help to protect against skin cancer, according to researchers at The University of Manchester. The team has just carried out the first clinical trial to examine the impact ...
Cancer Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Research led by a psychologist at the University of Liverpool has found that using memories of recent meals reduces the amount of food eaten later on. It also found that being distracted when eating leads ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Breast milk contains more than 700 bacteria: Microbes taken from breast milk by the infant are identified
Spanish researchers have traced the bacterial microbiota map in breast milk, which is the main source of nourishment for newborns. The study has revealed a larger microbial diversity than originally thought: ...
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(Medical Xpress)—Anyone who wants to lose weight has a wide variety of diets to choose from, but knowledge of what works is often poor. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Uppsala University have now evaluated a Swedish ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The microbiome of breast milk is influenced by many factors, including maternal weight and how the baby was delivered, according to research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nu ...
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Diet high in processed meat linked to increased diabetes risk in populations with high diabetes rate
(Medical Xpress) -- Diabetes risk is increased in men and women who eat a diet that is high in processed meats, according to a study published online this week in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Processed ...
Diabetes Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Observational epidemiologic studies relating wine and alcohol to health all suffer from the fact that they, of necessity, compare people who prefer certain beverages, but not the beverages themselves. While there have been ...
Cardiology Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—A new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center shows that an increase in fat throughout the thigh is predictive of mobility loss in otherwise healthy older adults.
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Making a simple substitution of water or diet soft drinks for drinks with calories can help people lose 4 to 5 pounds, a new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study shows.
Health Feb 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 3 |
The risk of hospitalisation or death from heart disease is 32% lower in vegetarians than people who eat meat and fish, according to a new study from the University of Oxford.
Cardiology Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Eat fish, but avoid fish with the most pollutants. This is the conclusion drawn by a group of researchers at Umeå University in Sweden after having weighed the risks of mercury content against the advantages of healthful ...
Health Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) is a monthly peer-reviewed academic journal in the fields of nutrition and dietetics. With an impact factor of 6.6, it is the highest-ranked journal in ISI's nutrition category.
The journal was established in 1952 and is published by the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) and electronically by HighWire Press. According to the ASN, as of 2009[update] the journal had a circulation of 3,700 and its online version received, on average, more than 3 million hits per month. As of June 2009[update], the journal's editor in chief was Dennis M. Bier, Professor of Pediatrics at the Baylor College of Medicine and Director of the Children's Nutrition Research Center.
A poll conducted in 2009 by the Biomedical and Life Sciences Division (DBIO) of the Special Libraries Association identified the AJCN as among the "100 most influential journals ... over the last 100 years" in the fields of biology and medicine.
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