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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

What is natural colon cleansing?
Basically there are two methods of colon cleansing methods. One involves using the supplements for quick results. And the other is to contact a health professional to go through colon irrigation.

Date: 20 Aug 2013, Rating: not rated

A Brief Guide in Lactose Intolerance
If you are unable to digest lactose, you may be suffering from lactose intolerance, which pertains to your inability to digest lactose.

Date: 20 Jul 2011, Rating: 3.43

Food aromas could become new weapon in battle of the bulge
A real possibility does exist for developing a new generation of foods that make people feel full by releasing anti-hunger aromas during chewing, scientists in the Netherlands are reporting after a review of research on that topic

Date: 29 Dec 2009, Rating: not rated

How calorie-restricted diets fight obesity and extend life span
Scientists searching for the secrets of how calorie-restricted diets increase longevity are reporting discovery of proteins in the fat cells of human volunteers that change as pounds drop off.

Date: 15 Dec 2009, Rating: 3.20

New evidence that green tea may help improve bone health
Researchers in Hong Kong are reporting new evidence that green tea — one of the most popular beverages consumed worldwide and now available as a dietary supplement — may help improve bone health.

Date: 15 Oct 2009, Rating: 4.67

Nuisance or nutrient? Kudzu shows promise as a dietary supplement
Kudzu, the nuisance vine that has overgrown almost 10 million acres in the southeastern United States, may sprout into a dietary supplement

Date: 2 Sep 2009, Rating: 5.00

An increase of cereal intake as an approach to weight reduction in children is effective only when accompanied by nutrition education: a randomized controlled trial
Increasing ready to eat cereal consumption could be a strategy to reduce fat intake and increase carbohydrate intake resulting in a diet with lower energy density.

Date: 23 Jul 2009, Rating: not rated, 11 pages

Understanding nutrition, depression and mental illnesses
Few people are aware of the connection between nutrition and depression while they easily understand the connection between nutritional deficiencies and physical illness.

Date: 23 Jul 2009, Rating: 4.44, 8 pages

Nutrition in Sportsmen
Everyday we are made aware of the need for proper preparation to maximize performance in sport, and this no longer applies only to the elite.

Date: 23 Jul 2009, Rating: not rated, 4 pages

Energy Drinks Work -- In Mysterious Ways
Runners clutching bottles of energy drink are a common sight, and it has long been known that sugary drinks and sweets can significantly improve athletes' performance in endurance events. The question is how?

Date: 22 Jul 2009, Rating: 2.50

Jelly Beans Among Supplements To Be Studied For Effectiveness In Improving Exercise Performance And Warding Off Fatigue After Exercise
Researchers are using competitive endurance athletes in a study that will compare the effectiveness of three different forms of carbohydrate supplementation -- including jelly beans -- versus plain water in improving athletic performance...

Date: 22 Jul 2009, Rating: not rated

Protein Sports Drinks Proven To Give Best Performance
Sports drinks containing protein are better at improving athletes' performance.

Date: 22 Jul 2009, Rating: 3.50

Eating Causes Stress, But Antioxidants Can Help
No matter how pleasant a meal is, eating causes what's known as oxidative stress.

Date: 22 Jul 2009, Rating: 1.50

Strawberry Daiquiris: The Extra-healthy Cocktail?
Strawberries are good for you, but serving them in daiquiri form may make them even healthier, scientists show.

Date: 22 Jul 2009, Rating: not rated

More Strawberries, More Antioxidant Absorption
Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have assessed the human body's capacity for absorbing certain antioxidant compounds in strawberries

Date: 22 Jul 2009, Rating: 1.00

Too Much Fast Food And Too Little Exercise Harm The Liver
Too much fast food and too little exercise can harm the liver, reveals a small study in the journal Gut.

Date: 22 Jul 2009, Rating: 4.67

Successful initial safety tests for genetically-modified rice that fights allergy
In a first-of-its-kind advance toward the next generation of genetically modified foods — intended to improve consumers’ health

Date: 14 Jul 2009, Rating: not rated

New evidence that vinegar may be natural fat-fighter
Researchers in Japan are reporting new evidence that the ordinary vinegar — a staple in oil-and-vinegar salad dressings, pickles, and other foods — may live up to its age-old reputation in folk medicine as a health promoter.

Date: 23 Jun 2009, Rating: 3.00

Passover’s matzoh ball soup may be good for your health
Chicken soup with matzoh balls may help fight high blood pressure.

Date: 10 Jun 2009, Rating: not rated

Advance in detecting melamine-adulterated food
Researchers in Indiana are reporting an advance toward faster, more sensitive tests for detecting melamine

Date: 26 May 2009, Rating: not rated