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2010-02-01 07:50:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you slacked off your New Year resolutions to exercise more, eat healthier and take charge of your life? Lucky for you, February is Heart Health Month, and the USA Rice Federation wants to boost your resolve to take charge of your health with nurturing meals that are good for the heart and soul. U.S.-grown rice, which is nutrient rich, is one of the most heart-friendly foods to enjoy. Rice is low in calories, has just a trace of fat, and...

2010-01-20 08:15:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best nutrition. Just got better.(TM) Eggland's Best, Inc. (EB), America's No. 1 branded egg, announced additional improvements to its already nutritionally superior egg. All EB egg varieties - large, extra large, jumbo, cage-free and organic - now contain four times more Vitamin D and over three times more Omega-3 compared to ordinary eggs. EB eggs also contain high levels of Vitamin B12 and Vitamin E, and are a good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin...

2010-01-19 19:23:11

University of Montreal study reveals worrying habits Protein supplements don't improve performance or recovery time and, according to a recent study, such supplements are inefficient for most athletes. "They are often poorly used or unnecessary by both high-level athletes and amateurs," says Martin Fr©chette, a researcher and graduate of the Universit© de Montr©al Department of Nutrition. Fr©chette submitted questionnaires to 42 athletes as part of his master's thesis....

2010-01-19 18:00:09

With her PhD theses Ms Leyre Gravina wished to show that to be a good sportsperson, apart from having talent and being fit and in training, eating habits were also important. To this end she ventured into the dressing rooms of the top two female teams of the Athletic (Bilbao) football club and observed what and how much they ate. She concluded that, just by changing one or two bad habits, the sportswomen could achieve a body that suffers less during matches, thus increasing the possibility of...

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2009-11-18 15:44:05

The risk of lung cancer may be 25 percent higher among patients who take folic acid supplements, according to a new study. Researchers reported in the November 18 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, that heart patients in Norway, where foods are not fortified with folic acid, had an increased risk of developing cancer and death if they took vitamin B12 and folic acid supplements. "Experimental evidence suggests that folate deficiency may promote initial stages of...

2009-11-17 17:37:32

Patients with heart disease in Norway, a country with no fortification of foods with folic acid, had an associated increased risk of cancer and death from any cause if they had received treatment with folic acid and vitamin B12, according to a study in the November 18 issue of JAMA. Most epidemiological studies have found inverse associations between folate (a B vitamin) intake and risk of colorectal cancer, although such associations have been inconsistent or absent for other cancers,...

2009-11-16 13:29:14

Study finds inadequate levels of Vitamin D may significantly increase risk of stroke, heart disease and death While mothers have known that feeding their kids milk builds strong bones, a new study by researchers at the Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City suggests that Vitamin D contributes to a strong and healthy heart as well "“ and that inadequate levels of the vitamin may significantly increase a person's risk of stroke, heart disease, and death, even...

2009-11-13 16:09:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- During Prematurity Awareness Month, the March of Dimes is bringing attention to its recommendation that all women, especially those who are pregnant or looking to become pregnant, get the recommended dosage of folic acid in their daily diets. Through Chef Eric Paul's recipes and cooking demonstrations at two JEWEL-OSCO stores, the March of Dimes intends to educate women and their families in a fun and delicious way. "I am extremely excited to introduce my...

2009-11-06 13:23:23

Middle-aged women with high levels of a specific amino acid in their blood are twice as likely to suffer from Alzheimer's many years later, reveals a thesis from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. This discovery this could lead to a new and simple way of determining who is at risk long before there are any signs of the illness. The thesis is based on the Prospective Population Study of Women in Gothenburg, which was started at the end of the 1960s when almost...

2009-11-04 13:50:03

A University of Adelaide study may have shed light on the rise in childhood asthma in developed countries like Australia in recent decades. Researchers from the University's Robinson Institute have identified a link between folic acid supplements taken in late pregnancy and allergic asthma in children aged between 3 and 5 years, suggesting that the timing of supplementation in pregnancy is important. Associate Professor Michael Davies says that folic acid supplements "“ recommended for...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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