Saturday, February 23, 2013

Latest Health Research - Summary

Aspirin and omega-3 fatty acids work together to fight inflammation

OMEGA-3s Inhibit Breast Cancer Tumor Growth

A lifelong diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids can inhibit growth of breast cancer tumors by 30 per cent, according to new research from the University of Guelph. The study, published recently in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, is believed to be the first to provide unequivocal evidence that omega-3s reduce cancer risk.

Study: Resveratrol shows promise to protect hearing, cognition

Resveratrol, a substance found in red grapes and red wine, may have the potential to protect against hearing and cognitive decline, according to a published laboratory study in the journal Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Diet high in glycemic index foods/dairy products =acne

A diet high in glycemic index foods and dairy products is now linked to acne, according to a new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The study also suggests using medical nutrition therapy (MNT) as a form of acne treatment. The findings support rising evidence of a link between diet and acne.

Eat a large variety of foods = healthiest sleep patterns

People who eat a large variety of foods, considered an indicator of a healthy diet, are also the ones with the healthiest sleep patterns, according to a new study in the journal Appetite.

A diet of resistant starch helps the body resist colorectal cancer

Resistant starch is found in peas, beans and other legumes, green bananas, and also in cooked and cooled starchy products like sushi rice and pasta salad. You have to consume it at room temperate or below – as soon as you heat it, the resistant starch is gone. But consumed correctly, it appears to kill pre-cancerous cells in the bowel

Coffee Drinking and Mortality?

A large study in the Journal of Caffeine Research of nearly half a million older adults followed for about 12 years revealed a clear trend: as coffee drinking increased, the risk of death decreased.

Sitting Time Associated With Increased Risk of Chronic Diseases

The more you sit, the higher your risk of chronic diseases says a study that is published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.

Physical activity enhances cognition

Calcium Supplements May Raise Odds of Heart Death in Women

Folic acid supplements early in pregnancy may reduce child's risk of autism

Vitamin D Potency Varies Widely in Dietary Supplements

Vitamin D, Omega-3 May Help Clear Amyloid Plaques Found in Alzheimer's

Green Tea and Red Wine Extracts Interrupt Alzheimer's Disease Pathway in Cells

Southern diet could raise your risk of stroke

In the first large-scale study on the relationship between Southern foods and stroke, researchers characterized a Southern diet by a high intake of foods such as fried chicken, fried fish, fried potatoes, bacon, ham, liver and gizzards, and sugary drinks such as sweet tea. In addition to being high in fat, fried foods tend to be heavily salted.

Large Amounts of Vitamin C Increase Risk of Kidney Stones

Sunlight may help ward off rheumatoid arthritis in women

High supplemental calcium intake may increase risk of cardiovascular disease death in men

Low vitamin D levels may increase risk of Type 1 diabetes

Alcohol + diet drinks may increase intoxication

Olive oil component alleviates intestinal inflammation

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