Produce ALERT: New EXPERIMENTAL Monsanto Franken-Fruits hit the produce racks soon – watch out for genetically mutated mushrooms, tomatoes, bananas and strawberries
(Natural News) Gene editing of food happens when scientists remove part of a plant or seed’s DNA sequence and replace it with bacteria or pathogens that would normally never grow that way in nature. There is absolutely no science proving this is safe for humans, so anyone who consumes genetically modified foods is playing Russian roulette with... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Struggling to sleep? Stop cutting out food groups
Sophie Medlin, a lecturer in nutrition and dietetics at King's College London, says fish with bones, meat, dairy, nuts and bananas are all good things to eat in the evening. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Pomegranates have well over a hundred health benefits – are you aware of at least 2 of them?
(Natural News) Pomegranates aren’t quite as ubiquitous as apples or bananas (when is the last time you saw someone snacking on one while out and about?) but they’re one of the healthiest fruits you can eat. That should come as no surprise given their rich, ruby-red color, but did you know that pomegranates have more... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Kick it out
Goodison Park, 21 February 1988. Everton were playing host to local rivals Liverpool in the fifth round of the FA Cup, when England striker John Barnes – who’d joined the club from Watford the previous summer – back-heeled a banana off the pitch. Accompanied by chants of “Everton are white”, it wasn’t the first banana to be thrown at the only Black player gracing that game. Everton chairman Philip Carter disowned the offending supporters, branding them “scum”. Arguably Barnes had the last laugh, finishing his first season at Anfield with a champion’s medal and the ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 3, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article Magazine anti-racism Black history month black members challenging racism Source Type: news
How to live longer - how many bananas should you eat every week to avoid an early death?
HOW to live longer: Avoid an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could lower your risk of an early death by eating bananas - but how many should you be adding to your diet every week? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Banana stem juice demonstrates antidiabetic potential - study
(Natural News) Researchers have shown that stem juices from bananas (Musa × paradisiaca L.) have potential antidiabetic compounds, regardless of where they were planted. Their study, which was published in Czech Journal of Food Sciences, determined the phytochemicals present in banana stem juices that have antidiabetic property. The leaves, peels, roots, and stems of banana plants are... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
What Causes Hyperkalemia?
Discussion Potassium (K+) is an alkali metal (Group 1 of periodic table with Hydrogen, Lithium and Sodium) with an anatomic number of 19. Its chemical symbol K, comes from the medieval Latin, kalium which means potash (mainly potassium carbonate or potassium hydroxide), the substance it was first isolated from. Potassium is an important cation and it mainly resides in the intracellular fluid with only a small amount in the extracellular fluid. Potassium regulates cell volume, pH and enzyme functions. Hyperkalemia is defined as a potassium level> 5.5 mEq/L in children and> 6.0 mEq/L in newborns. Hyperkalemia incre...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 24, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
10 Healthy Reasons to Eat a Banana Every Day
Researchers found that people who ate lots of fruits and vegetables - more than 75 servings per month, or roughly three servings total per day - had the lowest risk of developing renal cell carcinoma. When researchers looked at fruit specifically, bananas seemed to be the most beneficial due to their high concentration of antioxidants.09/18/2018 (Source: Kidney Cancer Association)
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - September 18, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news
Bananas now on the brink of EXTINCTION
(Natural News) A wild, genetically-superior type of banana is on the verge of extinction, and the implications are huge for the survival of the world’s edible banana crop. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature has included the species (Ensete perrieri) on its official Red List, warning the world that, without proper conservation, the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Another white flour alternative: Plantain peel flour has high levels of dietary fiber
(Natural News) Plantains, or “cooking bananas,” are often used to create different dishes. But according to research published in CyTA – Journal of Food, flour made from plantain peel can be used as a healthier substitute for white flour. Unripe plantain pulp is rich in dietary fiber (DF), polyphenols, and resistant starch (RS). Producing unripe plantain flour to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
What Are Common Cross-reactivities with Other Allergens?
Discussion The most common allergic foods are cow’s milk (most common), egg, peanut, tree nut, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish. Egg, milk, soy and wheat tend to occur in young children and these are more likely to be outgrown over time. Peanut, tree nut, shellfish, and fish occur at all ages and are less likely to be outgrown. Peanut and tree nut allergies also tend to be more severe than other foods. Ninety percent of food fatalities were attributed to tree nuts and peanuts. In a study of anaphylaxis in schools, food was the most likely trigger (54%) with nuts and fruits being the most commonly identified foods. Co-f...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 3, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Medical News Today: The best breakfast foods for health
Starting the day off right with a healthful breakfast is essential for curbing hunger and boosting metabolism. In this article, learn about the best foods to eat in the morning, including oatmeal, bananas, Greek yogurt, and flaxseed. We look at the evidence behind the health benefits. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news
Science ’s search for a super banana
A fruit bowl favourite and a staple food to millions, the banana is under threat from a formidable foeSome suggest the banana is on the brink of extinction. Panama disease, also known as fusarium wilt, is on the march, wiping out plantations that provide a staple food for hundreds of millions of people and a livelihood for hundreds of thousands more.Others say talk of Bananageddon is exaggerated. They point out bananas are as cheap and abundant as ever in our shops. The fungal strain that causes a new form of Panama disease has been spreading steadily for three decades, yet global production has continued to rise. Latin Am...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 5, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nic Fleming Tags: Agriculture Genetics Pesticides Farming Biology Environment Science Source Type: news
Japanese farmers create edible and fully digestible banana skin
(Natural News) How do you like your bananas? Surely, like most other people, you eat them after taking off the banana peel which you subsequently throwing it away. Now a Japanese farm wants to change the way you look at banana peels and how you eat bananas with a new method of growing the tropical... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Research Reveals Immunotherapy More Effective in Men
For mesothelioma patients, immunotherapy is mostly available through clinical trials at this time. Immunotherapy is a relatively new way to treat cancer, and doctors still are learning who will respond best to these novel therapies. Newly released medical research has found men seem to respond better to immunotherapy than women. But this doesn’t mean immunotherapy is off the table for women with mesothelioma. You should learn all you can about how immunotherapy works, why it may or may not be right for you and how you can best prepare yourself if you decide an immunotherapy clinical trial is right for you. Thorough ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news
Medical News Today: Fifteen good foods for high blood pressure
The diet has a strong influence on blood pressure. Certain foods are scientifically shown to reduce high blood pressure, including berries, bananas, and oats. In some cases, dietary changes alone can lower blood pressure to normal levels. Learn more about good foods for high blood pressure, or hypertension, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news
Appealing finding suggests why refrigeration dampens banana aromas
(American Chemical Society) Bananas are one of the world's most popular fruits. But how they're stored prior to reaching grocery shelves can adversely affect their flavor and smell. Now in a study appearing in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, scientists report that cold temperatures suppress the activity of proteins that play a key role in the formation of the banana's distinct aromas. They say this discovery could lead to enhancements of the fruit's fragrance and flavor. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
High blood pressure: This drink could reduce blood pressure
HIGH blood pressure can be reduced by making diet changes. Phasing out products which raise blood pressure such as salty foods and canned soups, while adding foods and drinks which reduce it, such as bananas, can help reduce blood pressure. This tropical drink could help reduce blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Weekend Recipe: Your Guide to Creating Dairy-Free Nut, Seed and Rice Milks
When I create recipes, I always try to cater to people who have intolerances to ingredients such as lactose. Nut and seed milks are a delicious lactose-free alternative to traditional dairy milk, and they can be used in a variety of recipes that require the real thing. They can also provide your body with essential minerals such as calcium and magnesium. In my cookbook Purely Delicious, I created a full chapter exclusively to these concoctions — 12 total, all with their own unique benefits and flavor profiles. The key ingredient you choose to make your dairy-free milks with will ultimately determine the taste and tex...
Source: TIME: Health - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news
Reduce your risk of heart disease by loading up on bananas and avocados
(Natural News) When it comes to heart health, a person’s diet plays a crucial role. Eating a good amount of heart-healthy foods like tuna, nuts, berries, and oatmeal is known to keep the heart in tip-top shape. But there are two other foods that also do a good job of protecting the heart: bananas and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
How to live longer: Eat this many bananas a week to increase your life expectancy
HOW TO live longer: The key to longevity requires some simple changes to your lifestyle, according to experts. Eating a healthy, balanced diet is just one of these, and eating specific foods has also been found to lengthen your life span. One of these is bananas - but how often should you eat them? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Want to remember your dreams? Study says foods rich in vitamin B6 help you remember your nighttime adventures
(Natural News) Do you remember any of your dreams when you wake up in the morning? Or do you feel frustrated when you can’t recall anything but incoherent fragments? According to a study, eating foods like bananas, fish, and potatoes can help you remember your dreams. The study was spearheaded by experts from the University of Adelaide, and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Carrots and bananas are some of the best raw foods to eat for a healthy mind
(Natural News) Natural is still the best. That’s the message from University of Otago researchers who found that raw fruits and vegetables may be better for mental health than their cooked, canned, and processed varieties. Dr. Tamlin Conner, psychology senior lecturer and the study’s lead author, observed that through the years, public health campaigns have concentrated... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Is It Possible To Eat Too Much Fruit?
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was, briefly and famously, an ardent fruitarian—meaning he ate a diet composed primarily of fruit, which he believed would cleanse his body of harmful fluids. Just as famously, the actor Ashton Kutcher tried adopting Jobs’s fruit-centric diet, until he ended up in the hospital with an out-of-whack pancreas. So is it bad for your health to eat a lot of fruit? Though a famous study from 1980 argued that based on the evolution of human jaws and teeth, our ancient ancestors used to eat a diet dominated by fruit, there’s not a lot of good evidence for or against fruit-heavy diets fo...
Source: TIME: Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news
Is Peanut Butter Good For You?
Is peanut butter healthy? Nutrition experts have long debated the question, given peanut butter’s high fat content. But when its full nutritional profile is considered, to many, the answer is yes. “It really is a healthy food,” says registered dietitian Lisa Sasson, a clinical professor in the department of nutrition and food studies at New York University. “There are so many reasons to keep it in your pantry or bring it to work, if you like the taste.” One major reason is that peanut butter has “a great nutritional package” with protein, fiber and many minerals and vitamins, says...
Source: TIME: Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sophia Gottfried Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news
Apples, bananas, and peaches, oh my!
Taking one small step for better health today can be as easy as planning healthy snacks! https://go.usa.gov/xQ4fr #NWHWpic.twitter.com/UqIYSUn5U5
Apples, bananas, and peaches, oh my! Taking one small step for better health today can be as easy as planning healthy snacks! https://go.usa.gov/xQ4fr #NWHW pic.twitter.com/UqIYSUn5U5 (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at womenshealth) Source Type: news
Live longer: Try this fantastic 13p bright yellow fruit for a longer life
TO LIVE longer could be possible if you make changes to your lifestyle and diet, in fact, you could literally go bananas for it. Try this wonderful yellow fruit, packed with nutrients, to increase your lifespan. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
10 Foods Filled With Probiotics
The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, 100 Most Healing Foods, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at Amazon. One of the most crucial parts of our body when it comes to health is our microbiome—the trillions of bacteria that live in our gut. Scientists are learning that the bacterial communities we live with are linked to everything from body weight to asthma to acne. Having the right balance of bugs may keep us well in the long term. Some bacteria in the gut are good for our health, while other strains raise our risk for disease. We shape our microbiome makeup thr...
Source: TIME: Health - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news
Bananas Edge Out Sports Drinks in Study
Researchers compared the effects of carbohydrates consumed during sports and found that bananas provide comparable or greater anti-inflammatory and other benefits than sports drinks. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Bananas Edge Out Sports Drinks in Study
Title: Bananas Edge Out Sports Drinks in StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/6/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General)
Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General - April 6, 2018 Category: Podiatry Source Type: news
Phys Ed: Bananas vs. Sports Drinks? Bananas Win in Study
A banana might reasonably replace sports drinks for those of us who rely on carbohydrates to fuel exercise and speed recovery. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GRETCHEN REYNOLDS Tags: Exercise Fruit Bananas Bicycles and Bicycling Carbohydrates Water Source Type: news
Lycopene is found in a variety of fruits, offering an array of antioxidant carotenoid benefits
(Natural News) Lycopene, a compound that occurs in a variety of fruits, provides antioxidant carotenoid benefits, according to a study published in the journal Agriculture and Agricultural Science Procedia. The study looked at the lycopene content of various fresh fruits, which included tomatoes, watermelons, jackfruits, bananas, grapes, oranges, and papayas. The researcher from Kalasin University... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
11 Things Nutritionists Eat at the Airport —and 4 They Avoid
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - March 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news
Kiwi berry, the latest superfood: Nutrition information and health benefits
(Natural News) Diets rich in fruits (and vegetables) are considered to be the healthiest. The most common ones, such as bananas, apples and berries, are readily available on the market. However, there is a wide range of fruits out there that are yet to be discovered and investigated for their health benefits. The study below focused... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Boost your metabolism AND the microbiota in your colon with a small amount of prebiotics
(Natural News) Prebiotics are specialized plant fibers that are most known for nourishing gut bacteria. These can be found in cereals, grains, firm bananas, and legumes — most of which we’re told to eat plenty of on a daily basis. In fact, as a team of investigators from Kobe University has discovered, even small amounts... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Weekend Recipe: A Delicious and Gluten-Free Banana Bread
There is something magical and comforting about banana bread served lightly warm or toasted alongside your favorite latte. What I love about this recipe is its simplicity and the use of delicious ingredients that are good for you. On my website, I always discuss using high-quality ingredients in your meals. Cooking to me is about quality foods that are lovingly prepared in order to nourish your body. You’ll find my version of banana bread is a nice change from your typical store-bought and café-style banana breads that are generally high in refined white flour, sugar and unhealthy fats. I love using extra virg...
Source: TIME: Health - March 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking Food healthytime meals Recipes Source Type: news
Food waste is costing us all: The environmental and financial cost of spoiled food
(Natural News) You wouldn’t suspect bananas, apples, tomatoes, salad, sweet peppers, pears and grapes to be the primary culprits of a costly crime. Yet according to an AlphaGalileo article, a Swedish research team identified those aforementioned fresh produce to comprise nearly half of the food that goes to waste on the shelves of retail stores.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
What to Eat (and Drink) When You Have the Flu
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized flu healthytime onetime Source Type: news
Bananas for oranges: Pectin from banana peels can stabilize and preserve orange juice naturally
(Natural News) Certain fruits go well together and can be combined to create a delicious fruit bowl, but researchers from the Benue State University in Nigeria had something different in mind with the combining process that they have developed. The study, which appeared in the IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology (IOSR-JESTFT), looked at... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
A weed to some, plantain is a survivalist’s powerful medicine
(Natural News) Weeds are the bane of every homeowner’s existence, but a certain plant called plantain is anything but a nuisance. Also called Plantago major, plantain is a versatile plant that every prepper needs to know about. (h/t to BioPrepper.com.) Plantain, which is different from the green bananas that are also called plantains, can be found almost anywhere.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
One Third of Food Lost, Wasted – Enough to Feed All Hungry People
Save lives by giving food today . Photo: WFPBy Baher KamalROME, Nov 28 2017 (IPS)Believe it or not, the way to eradicate hunger from the face of the Earth is as feasible as it is handy. In fact, the current loss and waste of one-third of all food produced for human consumption would be just enough to feed the nearly one billion people who go to bed hungry every single night.Here, the figures are self-explanatory: as much as 1.3 billion tons per year of food is lost or wasted throughout the supply chain, from initial agricultural production down to final household consumption, according to the UN.Moreover, it is not just ab...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Baher Kamal Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Environment Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news
Vegan diet as lifestyle choice and the need for risk communication
(BfR Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) Tofu sausages on the barbecue, followed by cake made with bananas instead of eggs? There is no doubt that the vegan diet is in vogue. Alongside the proven positive effects on health, however, there are also risks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Saving Cavendish: QUT grows world-first Panama disease-resistant bananas
(Queensland University of Technology) QUT researchers have developed and grown modified Cavendish bananas resistant to the devastating soil-borne fungus Fusarium wilt tropical race 4 (TR4), also known as Panama disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 14, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news
Medical News Today: Can diabetics eat bananas?
Learn about how eating bananas can affect your blood sugar, as well as how to get potassium without compromising a healthful diabetes diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news
Medical News Today: Banana allergy: What you need to know
A banana allergy occurs when a person's immune system reacts to a protein in bananas, causing a variety of symptoms. Learn more in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy Source Type: news
Peeling into the health benefits of bananas: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
What's yellow, weighs more than 25?pounds and is something you'll likely have eaten?by the end of December? The answer: a year's supply of?bananas. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, dietitian Angie Murad explains the many benefits of making bananas a part of a well-balanced diet. To listen, click the link below. Peeling into the [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 31, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news
Flu prevention diet: Goldie Hawn’s nutritionist says eat THESE foods to boost immunity
FLU symptoms could be prevented by eating a diet rich in onions, turkey and bananas to boost immunity, according to Goldie Hawn ’s wellbeing specialist. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
ADHD and Adults: Systems, Strategies and Shortcuts that Foster Success
For individuals with ADHD, the foundation for success is accepting your ADHD. This includes accepting that your brain is wired differently—not defectively, said Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D, a clinical instructor of psychology at Harvard Medical School and clinical psychologist who specializes in ADHD. “The truth is, adults with ADHD are creative, driven, intuitive, resourceful and are capable of great success,” said Natalia van Rikxoort, MSW, a social worker, therapeutic arts facilitator and life coach who specializes in ADHD and helps her clients use their strengths to overcome challenges and discover t...
Source: Psych Central - October 7, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Attention Deficit Disorder Creativity Disorders General Happiness Motivation and Inspiration Self-Help Work Issues Adhd Adults With Adhd Boredom getting things done organization Productivity success Success Strategies Source Type: news
A need for bananas? Dietary potassium regulates calcification of arteries
Bananas and avocados - foods that are rich in potassium - may help protect against pathogenic vascular calcification, also known as hardening of the arteries. University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have shown, for the first time, that reduced dietary potassium promotes elevated aortic stiffness in a mouse model, as compared with normal-potassium-fed mice. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - October 5, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news
A need for bananas? Dietary potassium regulates calcification of arteries
(University of Alabama at Birmingham) Researchers have shown, for the first time, that reduced dietary potassium promotes elevated aortic stiffness in a mouse model. Such arterial stiffness in humans is predictive of heart disease and death from heart disease, and it represents an important health problem for the nation. The UAB researchers also found that increased dietary potassium levels lessened vascular calcification and aortic stiffness. Furthermore, they unraveled the molecular mechanism underlying the effects of low or high dietary potassium. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news