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2010-12-14 13:57:45

Snapshot of international published research in 2010 reveals continued evidence If you're unsure about what foods to eat to maintain a healthy diet, you're not alone. Increasing evidence continues to point people back to basics "“ and reach for the milk. A study to be published in the January edition of American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reveals that drinking three glasses of milk per day may lead to an 18% decreased risk of cardiovascular disease. The research conducted at...

2010-12-13 09:11:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to rice, side dishes are front and center, as new findings published in Nutrition Today suggest that a serving of rice improves overall diet quality and reduces risk for many chronic conditions. The study found that rice reduced risk for obesity, high blood pressure and metabolic syndrome. Building a Scientific Consensus Researchers analyzed data from the 1999-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)...

2010-11-30 21:41:17

A new report in the December Cell Metabolism identifies a protein without which diets high in saturated fat lead to a massive inflammatory response that can prove fatal. The studies in mice suggest that deficiencies in this protective pathway could promote inflammation in those who regularly consume high levels of saturated fat. "In mice without this protein that ate a lot of saturated fat, the lymph nodes blew up to extreme levels," said Sander Kersten of the Nutrigenomics Consortium and...

2010-10-26 14:37:30

New study in Journal of the American Dietetic Association indicates link Periodontitis, a common inflammatory disease in which gum tissue separates from teeth, leads to accumulation of bacteria and potential bone and tooth loss. Although traditional treatments concentrate on the bacterial infection, more recent strategies target the inflammatory response. In an article in the November issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, researchers from Harvard Medical School and...

2010-10-19 15:55:39

High fat diets cause a dramatic immune system overreaction to sepsis, a condition of systemic bacterial infection. An experimental study in mice, published in the open access journal BMC Physiology, has shown that a diet high in saturated fat, sugars and cholesterol greatly exaggerates the inflammatory response to sepsis. Chantal Rivera, PhD Associate Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, said that "Mortality due to...

2010-10-19 07:15:00

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Chef Boyardee®, a brand of ConAgra Foods, has launched Club Mum (http://www.ClubMum.net), an easy-to-navigate online community for moms to share insider experiences, ideas and helpful hints about family mealtime and other popular topics. Led by a panel of four popular bloggers, Club Mum - a play on moms being 'mum' about their best-kept secrets - is a new forum for moms to connect online and share their tips for how they deliver the...

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2010-10-18 12:10:45

According to a study conducted at Hull University, chocolate can help diabetics control dangerously high cholesterol levels. Other studies have suggested that chocolate with high levels of cocoa solids are rich in polyphenols, which can reduce the risk of heart disease. The new study found that cholesterol levels fell in a small number of diabetics when given bars that are rich in polyphenols. However, leading health charity Diabetes U.K., said the high fat and sugar content would outweigh...

2010-10-11 17:00:00

Yummy Morning Meals That Won't Kill Your Diet YONKERS, NY, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many fast-food joints sell eggs and other morning goodies -- but not all of them are good for you. A new breakfast test in the November 2010 issue ShopSmart, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, rates the best and worst choices at seven popular restaurants based on calories, fat, and sodium. "Going for a greasy burger for lunch isn't great, but making a bad choice for breakfast is, well,...

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2010-10-04 09:16:58

A diet rich in walnuts and walnut oil may prepare the body to deal better with stress, according to a team of Penn State researchers who looked at how these foods, which contain polyunsaturated fats, influence blood pressure at rest and under stress. Previous studies have shown that omega-3 fatty acids -- like the alpha linolenic acid found in walnuts and flax seeds -- can reduce low density lipoproteins (LDL) -- bad cholesterol. These foods may also reduce c-reactive protein and other...

2010-10-04 07:00:00

PARAMUS, N.J., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) is launching Smart Balance(TM) Lactose-Free Fat Free and Calcium milk, the latest addition to its popular line of enhanced milks and innovative heart healthier products. The makers of Smart Balance created the lactose-free products to meet the needs of the estimated 50 million people in the U.S. who are lactose intolerant and cannot digest milk products. "We are pleased to offer lactose-free milks which taste great...


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