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New Research Suggests That White Rice Increases Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes
2012-03-16 11:42:14

According to a new study published in the British Medical Journal, regularly eating white rice significantly increases the risk of Type 2 diabetes. The authors from the Harvard School of Public Health looked for evidence of the association between eating white rice and Type 2 diabetes in previous studies and research. The new study focuses on finding a direct link between the risk and the amount of rice eaten. This study also seeks to determine if the risk of Type 2 diabetes is greater in...

2011-12-20 18:20:26

Festive cookies, served at year-end holiday gatherings, may in the future be made with a larger proportion of whole-grain flour instead of familiar, highly refined white flour. That's a goal of ongoing studies by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists in Wooster, Ohio. A study by scientists with the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Soft Wheat Quality Research Unit in Wooster was published earlier this year in Crop Science. The research may help plant breeders zero in on...

2011-11-01 09:15:00

USDA does not support public health interests, says Solo GI Nutrition CEO Saul Katz Kelowna, British Columbia (PRWEB) November 01, 2011 USDAâs interest protects that of Industry -- not the American public, conclude leading researchers Water C. Willett, MD, PhD, and David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD in their article, "The 2010 Dietary Guidelines -- The Best Recipe for Health?" published in the prestigious peer-reviewed The New England Journal of Medicine (Oct. 26, 2011; pp 1563-1565)....

2011-09-21 07:00:00

Carol Fenster, author of 10 cookbooks, offers whole grain cooking tips at the 10th Annual Harvest Fest of the Holy Cross Abbey Winery in Canon City, Colorado on September 24-25, 2011. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 Carol Fenster is the featured cookbook author at the 10th annual Harvest Festival at the Holy Cross Abbey Winery in Canon City, CO, the largest winery on Coloradoâs Front Range. On September 24-25, the festival, in its 10th year, celebrates wines made from...

2011-08-05 00:00:29

Americans Look To Food To Improve Health 2011 IFIC Functional Foods Survey Looks at Awareness & Consumption of Food For Health Benefits New research from the International Food Information Council shows that Americans cite cardiovascular disease (46 percent), weight (32 percent) and cancer (22 percent) as their top health concerns. Along with these issues that can affect us as we age, almost one in five Americans (19 percent) cite healthy aging as a top health concern. Washington, DC...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'