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Articles about Nutrition, the study of the organic process by which an organism assimilates and uses food and liquids for normal functioning, growth and maintenance. Also included is the concept of an optimal balance of nutrients and whole foods to enable the optimal performance of the body.

Nutrition Articles

Want healthy gums? Hit the dairy aisle
Routine intake of dairy products can help reduce periodontal disease

Date: 21 Feb 2008, Rating: not rated

Study confirms that low-calorie sweeteners are helpful in weight control
Low-calorie sweeteners may be one piece in solving the obesity puzzle

Date: 21 Feb 2008, Rating: not rated

Artificial sweeteners linked to weight gain
Cutting the connection between sweets and calories may confuse the body, making it harder to regulate intake

Date: 21 Feb 2008, Rating: 4.00

French paradox redux? US vs. French on being full
It's the French paradox redux: Why don't the French get as fat as Americans, considering all the baguettes, wine, cheese, pate and pastries they eat?

Date: 21 Feb 2008, Rating: not rated

Drinking milk may help ease the pressure
New study suggests fat-free milk may offer protection against hypertension -- a rising risk for women in this country

Date: 21 Feb 2008, Rating: not rated

In the laboratory, green tea proves a powerful medicine against severe sepsis
A major component of green tea could prove the perfect elixir for severe sepsis, an abnormal immune system response to a bacterial infection

Date: 21 Feb 2008, Rating: not rated

Eating your greens could prove life-saving if a heart attack strikes
A diet rich in leafy vegetables may minimize the tissue damage caused by heart attacks

Date: 21 Feb 2008, Rating: 4.50

Cognitive development and children's perceptions of fruit and vegetables; a qualitative study
The aim of this study is to explore the relation between children's cognitive development and their perceptions of, and preferences for, fruit and vegetables.

Date: 13 Aug 2007, Rating: 5.00, 8 pages

Fight Osteoporosis: Bone Up On B12
Women are about four times more likely than men to develop osteoporosis, or weak, porous bones.

Date: 10 Aug 2007, Rating: not rated

Calcium Lowers Cardiovascular Risk In People On A Weight Loss Program, Study Finds
Researchers have discovered that taking calcium and vitamin D supplements while on a weight loss program lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Date: 10 Aug 2007, Rating: 1.00

Calcium And Vitamin D Supplements Don't Affect Heart Disease Risk, Study Suggests
Calcium/vitamin D supplementation neither increased nor decreased heart disease and stroke risk in generally healthy postmenopausal women over seven years of use, according to a study

Date: 10 Aug 2007, Rating: not rated

Study Shows Obesity Bad For The Mind, Too
While studies have linked obesity to serious cardiovascular diseases including strokes and heart attacks, researchers have found that overeating can damage overall health - from slower thinking to experiencing more pain.

Date: 10 Aug 2007, Rating: 3.33

The Evolution Of Human Diet
A University of Arkansas professor's most recent work addresses the question of how human eating habits have evolved over millions of years.

Date: 4 Jan 2007, Rating: 5.80

Healthy Potato Chips: A Trans Fat Oil With Health Benefits
For plenty of good reasons, the term "trans fat" leaves a bad taste in the mouths of health-conscious consumers.

Date: 4 Jan 2007, Rating: 5.38

Vitamins - Uses - Deficiency Problems - Sources
This shows different Vitamins, their uses, source, etc, in a tabulated form.

Date: 3 Feb 2007, Rating: 3.75

Soy protein reduces effects of diabetes on liver
A group of researchers from Mexico has discovered that a diet rich in soy protein may alleviate fatty liver, a disease which often accompanies diabetes.

Date: 17 Jan 2007, Rating: 1.00

Pheromone From Mother's Milk May Rapidly Promote Learning In Newborn Mammals
By studying the ability of newborn rabbit pups to learn the significance of new odors, researchers have found that a mammary pheromone secreted in mother's milk may act as a chemical booster that facilitates the ability of pups to quickly associate enviro

Date: 16 Oct 2006, Rating: not rated

Regular Exercise, Keeping Weight In Check Reduces Breast-cancer Risk In Postmenopausal Women
Postmenopausal women who want to significantly decrease their breast-cancer risk would be wise to exercise regularly and keep their weight within a normal range for their height, according to new findings

Date: 16 Oct 2006, Rating: not rated

Modern fat technology: what is the potential for heart health?
The present paper will briefly review the developments in fat technology that have made these improvements possible.

Date: 24 Oct 2006, Rating: 6.71, 9 pages

Exercise and functional foods
Appropriate nutrition is an essential prerequisite for effective improvement of athletic performance, conditioning, recovery from fatigue after exercise, and avoidance of injury.

Date: 23 Oct 2006, Rating: 4.50, 7 pages