News tagged with human diets
(Medical Xpress)—Good news for chocolate lovers. New research from Swinburne University of Technology has found that the polyphenols in dark chocolate increase calmness and contentedness.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 03, 2013 | 4 / 5 (6) | 4
The illegal use of clenbuterol in livestock farming may affect the results of doping controls in sport. This is the conclusion of a study by the Institute of Food Safety, RIKILT Wageningen UR, Netherlands, in partnership ...
Health Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The largest genetic search for "obesity genes" in people of African ancestry has led to the discovery of three new regions of the human genome that influence obesity in these populations and others.
Genetics Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A compound abundant in red meat and added as a supplement to popular energy drinks has been found to promote atherosclerosis – or the hardening or clogging of the arteries – according to Cleveland Clinic ...
Cardiology Apr 07, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (18) | 14 |
Fish oil rich in DHA and EPA is widely believed to help prevent disease by reducing inflammation, but until now, scientists were not entirely sure about its immune enhancing effects. A new report appearing in the April 2013 ...
Immunology Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new weight-loss programme available on the NHS for severely-obese individuals offers a safer, more cost-effective remedy than gastric surgery, according to a new study.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Today, more than 500 million people are suffering from a lack of adequate protein in their diet. Each year, the number of human beings increases by 80 million, a figure which is equivalent to the present population of Germany. ...
Health Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Stanford University School of Medicine investigators have found that for people harboring a genetic predisposition that is prevalent among Americans, beta carotene, which the body converts to a close cousin of vitamin A, ...
Diabetes Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at UCLA say it's not just what you eat that makes those pants tighter—it's also genetics. In a new study, scientists discovered that body-fat responses to a typical fast-food diet are determined in large part ...
Medical research Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Detox diets are just another weight loss wonder, says Flinders University's Head of Human Physiology, Professor Simon Brookes.
Health Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have identified a novel mechanism by which a type of low-carb, low-calorie diet—called a "ketogenic diet"—could delay the effects of aging. This fundamental discovery reveals how ...
Medical research Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (10) | 1 |
An animal study conducted by researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center raises questions about the consequences of diet—specifically glucose, the plant-based sugar that fuels cell life—on increased ...
Cancer Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have found that a diet high in saturated fat raises levels of endothelial lipase (EL), an enzyme associated with the development of atherosclerosis, and, conversely, that ...
Cardiology Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Nutritionists at the University of Glasgow have served up a menu showing what a balanced diet over a week looks like.
Health Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at the University of Southampton together with colleagues at King's College London have embarked on a unique study that will shed new light on the risk of heart disease and diabetes in later life.
Cardiology Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0