News tagged with human nutrition
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(Medical Xpress)—Eating an apple a day might in fact help keep the cardiologist away, new research suggests.
Health Oct 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (10) | 3 |
The injection of a tiny capsule containing heat-generating cells into the abdomens of mice led those animals to burn abdominal fat and initially lose about 20 percent of belly fat after 80 days of treatment.
Medical research Sep 05, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have revealed a significant association between obesity and children and adolescents with higher concentrations of urinary bisphenol A (BPA), a synthetic chemical recently banned by the ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 18, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 5 |
A new review of existing studies points toward a potential role for vitamin D in helping to prevent dental caries, or tooth decay.
Dentistry Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A daily vitamin C intake equivalent to eating two kiwifruit a day is required to ensure our muscles maintain optimal levels, researchers from the University of Otago, Christchurch have found.
Health Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Apples and pears may keep strokes away. That's the conclusion of a Dutch study published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association in which researchers found that eating a lot of fruits and vegetables with white ...
Cardiology Sep 15, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Natural food does not always mean safe food. EU-funded researchers have discovered that the compounds found in some botanicals and botanical preparations, such as plant food supplements, may be detrimental ...
Health Feb 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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
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
Triglyceride lipid emulsions rich in an omega-3 fatty acid injected within a few hours of an ischemic stroke can decrease the amount of damaged brain tissue by 50 percent or more in mice, reports a new study by researchers ...
Neuroscience Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
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 (2) | 0
Taking a specific form of a vitamin E supplement can accelerate the health benefits that occur when people quit smoking, new research suggests. In the small study, improvement in blood vessel function associated with the ...
Health Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Could Paleolithic man hold the key to today's nutrition problems?
Health Sep 15, 2011 | 2 / 5 (3) | 18
Oral HPV infection is more common among men than women, explaining why men are more prone than women to develop an HPV related head and neck cancer, according to a study presented at the Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer ...
Cancer Jan 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The offspring of women who were given micronutrient supplements (minerals needed in small quantities, such as iron, iodine and vitamin A) before they became pregnant had gene modifications at birth as well as when they were ...
Genetics Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |