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High Protein Diet Raises Risk Of Cancer By 75 Percent
2014-03-04 14:16:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online University of Southern California (USC) researchers say that meat and cheese could be just as bad for you as smoking a cigarette. Researchers studying a large sample of adults for nearly two decades found that eating a diet full of animal proteins means you are four times more likely to die of cancer than someone with a low-protein diet. “There’s a misconception that because we all eat, understanding nutrition is simple. But the...

2012-01-09 06:29:26

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — As the world enters into the year 2012 many people are bringing additional body weight into the New Year; and with it a New Year´s resolution almost as old as the world itself — to lose weight. Obesity is steadily on the rise in the United States, with more than 60 percent of U.S. adults overweight and more than 30 percent categorized as being obese. Adults are constantly searching for new means to shed those unwanted pounds, but a new study, suggests...

2011-01-04 09:15:00

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- We're all familiar with the saying, "Ëœyou are what you eat.'  That is true, however, it was recently reported that we are also what our parents ate too. Researchers shed light on an emerging idea showing mice sired by fathers fed on a low-protein diet demonstrate various and reproducible changes in the activity of chief metabolic genes in their livers.  Those changes "“ despite the fact that the fathers never saw their offspring and spent...

2009-10-02 08:26:29

Diet boosts mitochondrial function, has implications for humans Flies fed an "anti-Atkins" low protein diet live longer because their mitochondria function better. The research, done at the Buck Institute for Age Research, shows that the molecular mechanisms responsible for the lifespan extension in the flies have important implications for human aging and diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cancer. The findings, which appear in the October 2 edition of Cell, also provide a new level of...

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2007-08-18 03:20:00

By Simpson, Steve Steve Simpson explains how his basic research on the behaviour of locusts has surprising ramifications for understanding a worrying human epidemic. Locusts have the extraordinary capacity to change from harmless grasshoppers into mass swarming pests. The trigger for this remarkable and devastating transition is being touched by other locusts on the hind legs - something that can be simulated by tickling them with a paintbrush. Crowds of gregarious locusts will suddenly...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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