Nutrition News: Celery To The Rescue

Nutrition Smarts For Young People

But we received the best results when we pre-treated cancer cells with apigenin for 24 hours, then applied the chemotherapeutic drug gemcitabine for 36 hours,” said Elvira de Mejia, a University of Illinois professor of food chemistry and food toxicology. Researchers found the trick seemed to be using the flavonoids as a pre-treatment instead of applying them and the chemotherapeutic drug simultaneously. Pancreatic cancer is a very aggressive cancer, and there are few early symptoms, meaning that the disease is often not found before it has spread. Ultimately the goal is to develop a cure, but prolonging the lives of patients would be a significant development.
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BETH BAUGHER Getting teenagers to put down the sodas and jumbo bags of Cheetos is not a new challenge, but its an especially pressing one these days. Were obviously concerned about the obesity epidemic. People are heavier than they should be, says Dennis M. Styne, M.D., a pediatric endocrinologist at UC Davis Childrens Hospital.
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Milk nutrition facts

But the Harvard School of Public Health recommends limiting dairy intake to two servings per day. Find your calcium from other sources, the school recommends. Dietary Fat: Whole milk has 8 grams of total fat, 5 of them saturated; 2% milk contains 5g fat, 3 of them saturated; theres 2 grams of fat in 1% milk, both grams saturated; skim milk checks in at under 1 gram of fat. The official government stance : those trying to lose weight should restrict calories and drink skim milk. But many nutritionists would argue that the fat in a moderate portion of whole milk, or at least 2%, would make people feel fuller and reduce cravings for more food. As for saturated fats, this is a very controversial subject.
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