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Alzheimer's Prevention in Your Pantry Alzheimer's Prevention in Your Pantry Monday, June 27, 2011 TAU researcher discovers a cinnamon extract to inhibit progression of Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's, the degenerative brain disorder that disrupts memory, thought and behavior, is devastating to both patients and loved ones. According to the Alzheimer's Association, one in eight Americans over the age of 65 suffers from the disease.
Aspartame Linked to Multiple Sclerosis and Lupus
Public release date: 24-May-2011 [ Print | E-mail | Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: David Knowles 202‑331‑1634 Corn Refiners Association WASHINGTON – A comprehensive review of research focusing on the debate between High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) and other sweeteners presented today finds there is no evidence of any significant variation in the way the human body metabolizes HFCS as opposed to standard table sugar, or any difference in impact on risk factors for chronic disease. James M. Rippe, MD, founder and director of the Rippe Lifestyle Institute and professor of biomedical sciences at the University of Central Florida, presented a summary of recent research entitled -- "High Fructose Corn Syrup, Sucrose and Fructose: What Do We Really Know?" Studies show no meaningful difference between high fructose corn syrup and sucrose
That anxiety may be in your gut, not in your head Public release date: 17-May-2011 [ Print | E-mail | Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Veronica McGuire firstname.lastname@example.org 90-552-591-402-2169 McMaster University
23 April 2011 Last updated at 06:36 ET The ketogenic diet is 87% fat A controlled diet high in fat and low in carbohydrate can repair kidney damage in diabetic mice, according to US scientists. The study, published in journal PLoS ONE, showed a "ketogenic diet" could reverse damage caused to tubes in the kidneys by too much sugar in the blood. In the UK around a third of the 2.8m people with either type 1 or 2 diabetes go on to develop kidney damage. Diabetes UK said it was "questionable" whether humans could sustain the diet. Diet 'can reverse kidney failure' in mice with diabetes
Gut Bacteria Divide People Into 3 Types, Scientists Report Blood type, meet bug type. “It’s an important advance,” said Rob Knight, a biologist at the , who was not involved in the research. “It’s the first indication that human gut ecosystems may fall into distinct types.” The researchers, led by Peer Bork of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany, found no link between what they called enterotypes and the ethnic background of the European, American and Japanese subjects they studied.
Kenji Aoki for The New York Times What the average American consumes in added sugars: Lustig is a specialist on pediatric hormone disorders and the leading expert in childhood obesity at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, which is one of the best medical schools in the country. He published his first paper on childhood obesity a dozen years ago, and he has been treating patients and doing research on the disorder ever since. The viral success of his lecture, though, has little to do with Lustig’s impressive credentials and far more with the persuasive case he makes that sugar is a “toxin” or a “poison,” terms he uses together 13 times through the course of the lecture, in addition to the five references to sugar as merely “evil.” Is Sugar Toxic?
Apple a day: Eating apples daily may reduce risk of heart problems
Genetic changes behind sweet tooth Public release date: 4-Apr-2011 [ Print | E-mail | Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Elisabet Jerlhag email@example.com 46-031-786-3418 University of Gothenburg The substance ghrelin plays an important role in various addictions, such as alcoholism and binge-eating.
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Brain scan leaves no sour taste › News in Science (ABC Science) News in Science Friday, 2 September 2011 Clare Pain ABC Taste sensation Scientists have pinpointed 'hotspots' in the brains of mice that respond to each of the known taste senses, except for one - sour. The research, led by Professor Charles Zuker and Dr Xiaoke Chen of Columbia University in the United States, suggests that there is a similar map for taste in the brain, just as there are maps for vision and hearing.
Public release date: 29-Aug-2011 [ Print | E-mail | Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Emma Dickinson firstname.lastname@example.org 44-020-738-36529 BMJ-British Medical Journal High levels of chocolate consumption might be associated with a one third reduction in the risk of developing heart disease, finds a study published on bmj.com today. It's official -- chocolate linked to heart health
Walnuts are top nut for heart-healthy antioxidants Public release date: 27-Mar-2011 [ Print | E-mail | Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Michael Bernstein email@example.com 714-765-2012 (Meeting, March 27-31) 202-872-6042 (Before March 27) Michael Woods firstname.lastname@example.org 714-765-2012 (Meeting, March 27-31) 202-872-6293 (Before March 27) American Chemical Society
The following is a "healthy food hot list" consisting of the 29 food that will give you the biggest nutritional bang for you caloric buck, as well as decrease your risk for deadly illnesses like cancer, diabetes and heart disease.