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2011-09-14 05:30:49

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — What you eat during pregnancy could determine whether or not your child is at risk for developing allergies, according to this study. The research found that if a mother's diet contains a certain group of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) — such as those found in fish, walnut oil or flaxseed — the baby's gut develops differently. The PUFAs are thought to improve how gut immune cells respond to bacteria and foreign substances, making the baby less...

Mother’s Diet Can Positively Influence Infant Allergies
2011-09-09 13:23:16

  According to new research, pregnant women can reduce the chances of their babies developing food allergies by eating a diet rich in fish oil and nuts. Researchers found that omega-3 fatty acids prompt the gut to develop in a way that boosts the immune system. The team from France's National Agricultural Research Institute (INRA) found that when pregnant women ate a diet high in a particular group of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), the gut walls of their offspring were...

2011-08-28 12:00:00

Nutri-Med Logic says that research on an effective dietary education is past due for those with prostate concerns. Currently prostatitis affects around 15% of the men, clinical benign prostate hyperplasia around 20-40% and Prostate cancer remains the most common cancer in men, with the estimated 240,890 new cases and 33,720 deaths for 2011. (1,2,3) Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 28, 2011 Nutri-Med Logic Corp: The result of the experimental studies by the Health Science Center, a Department...

2011-08-26 19:10:00

AMBO Foods, makers of the Omega Cookie, will be teaming up with The Larsen Center in Sarasota FL to study how much omega 3 improves the focus and testing abilities of children. Preliminary studies suggest that regularly taking an adequate dose of omega 3 may reduce testing mistakes by up to 50 percent. Venice, FL (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 The study will be conducted by AMBO Foods, makers of the Omega Cookie, and will focus on how omega 3 from broad spectrum fish oil increases the testing...

2011-08-20 12:00:00

Nutri-Med Logic Corp says that the results of a recently published study, funded by the US National Institutes of Health, relating to the Omega-3 fatty acids, in 2,735 adult patients that took 14 years to complete, finds circulating individual fatty acids of EPA and DHA, as well as total Omega-3 fatty acids, are associated with the lower incidences of CHF. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2011 Nutri-Med Logic Corp: EPA, DHA or DPA of Omega-3? Which one is more important for the heart health?...

2011-08-10 07:11:00

DENVER, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Omega-3 polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs) found in seafood may reduce arterial stiffness and improve heart function in chronic heart failure, according to new research. These fats, better known as EPA and DHA, may also help in the immediate aftermath of a stroke. These findings and more are summarized in the August 2011 PUFA Newsletter and Fats of Life newsletters for health professionals and consumers, respectively. "The consumption of nearly 1...

2011-06-08 06:49:38

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Millions of adults are diagnosed with obesity each year, but how do fat cell membranes adapt to this high body mass index? A study led by Matej Oresic, from VTT Technical Research Center of Finland, suggests that adaptation of fat cell membranes to obesity may play a major role in early stages of inflammatory disorders. Many of those diagnosed with obesity suffer from a disorder known as metabolic syndrome which includes symptoms such as hypertension and elevated blood...

2011-04-21 14:08:44

Eating more n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, commonly known as omega-3 fatty acids, may help carriers of a genetic variant on the perilipin 4 (PLIN4) gene locus lose weight more efficiently. Based on this observation, researchers at the Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (USDA HNRCA) at Tufts University identified a microRNA (miRNA) which may elucidate the underlying biological mechanism. Led by Jose M. Ordovas, PhD, director of the Nutrition and Genomics Laboratory at the...

2011-04-14 12:24:29

Animal cell membranes are a bilayer of phospholipids (charged fat molecules) made up to various degrees of fatty acids that must be acquired from the diet. The essential polyunsaturated fatty acids have been shown to be important in resistance to a variety of diseases and in coping with changes in body temperature. It is generally believed that mammals are unable to alter the proportions of essential fatty acids in their cell membranes except by changing their diets. Furthermore, mammals are...


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