Inexplicably Drunk: A Case of an Underdiagnosed Condition? Inexplicably Drunk: A Case of an Underdiagnosed Condition?
Behind a North Carolina man's drunk driving charge lies a potentially underdiagnosed condition that causes yeast in the gut to transform carbohydrates into alcohol.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - January 4, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Flag leaves could help top off photosynthetic performance in rice
(Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) A team from the University of Illinois and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) found that some flag leaves of different varieties of rice transform light and carbon dioxide into carbohydrates better than others, potentially opening new opportunities for breeding higher yielding rice varieties. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 29, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Research reveals compromised transfer of SARS-CoV-2-specific antibodies through placenta
(Massachusetts General Hospital) Lower than expected levels of protective SARS-CoV-2 antibodies pass through the placenta from mothers who are infected in the third trimester with the virus that causes COVID-19. This low level of transfer from mother to fetus may be caused by altered attachments of carbohydrates to the SARS-CoV-2-specific antibodies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Maternal diet during lactation shapes functional abilities of milk bacteria
(Baylor College of Medicine) The mother's diet while breastfeeding can shape the profile of human milk oligosaccharides (HMO), a type of complex carbohydrate in the mother's milk. Changing the HMOs, which are food and fodder for healthy microbes, in turn modifies the functional abilities of the milk microbiome. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes treatment: Low carb diet has proven to be effective at lowering your risk
TYPE 2 diabetes is a common condition that causes the level of sugar in the blood to become too high. What you eat can either help or hinder the condition and by following a low carbohydrate diet, your risk may be reduced. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning: Certain types of milk can cause blood sugar spikes - worst items
DIABETES type 2 can present grave health problems if blood sugar levels are not controlled. Consuming milk can ramp up insulin production but certain types can have an adverse effect due to their high carbohydrate content, according to consultant endocrinologist Dr Vanderpump. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

John Mitchell obituary
My father, John Mitchell, who has died aged 75, was the founder of Carbohydrate Polymers, a scientific journal which grew from humble roots to become one of the publisher Elsevier ’s lead journals. John recognised the need for this much-needed outlet for research into polysaccharide science – the branch of food technology focused on the carbohydrates found most often in plants, algae and micro-organismsBorn in north London, the son of Albert Mitchell, who was in charge of general election campaigns for the Conservative party, and Marjorie (nee Woodcock), a homemaker, John attended the Haberdasher ’s Aske&...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Johanna Mitchell Tags: Food science Physics Publishing & drink industry Source Type: news

Transomics analysis reveals allosteric and gene regulation axes for altered hepatic glucose-responsive metabolism in obesity
Impaired glucose tolerance associated with obesity causes postprandial hyperglycemia and can lead to type 2 diabetes. To study the differences in liver metabolism in healthy and obese states, we constructed and analyzed transomics glucose-responsive metabolic networks with layers for metabolites, expression data for metabolic enzyme genes, transcription factors, and insulin signaling proteins from the livers of healthy and obese mice. We integrated multiomics time course data from wild-type and leptin-deficient obese (ob/ob) mice after orally administered glucose. In wild-type mice, metabolic reactions were rapidly regulat...
Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment - December 1, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Kokaji, T., Hatano, A., Ito, Y., Yugi, K., Eto, M., Morita, K., Ohno, S., Fujii, M., Hironaka, K.-i., Egami, R., Terakawa, A., Tsuchiya, T., Ozaki, H., Inoue, H., Uda, S., Kubota, H., Suzuki, Y., Ikeda, K., Arita, M., Matsumoto, M., Nakayama, K. I., Hiray Tags: STKE Research Resources Source Type: news

How to lose visceral fat: Sugar and carbohydrates should be reduced to burn belly fat
HOW TO lose visceral fat is strongly related to the foods one eats. Numerous studies have shown that by reducing these two food groups, visceral and abdominal fat should be significantly reduced. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Follows 'Special' Diet
A special diet may be a diet to lose weight or one aimed at improving health, such as a lower-carbohydrate diet for someone with diabetes, or avoiding gluten for someone who has Celiac disease. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Americans are still consuming too many carbs and fats, warn researchers
(Natural News) Despite some dietary improvements over the years, Americans are still eating too many low-quality carbohydrates and fats, according to a recent study published in the journal JAMA Network. An international team of researchers examined adult dietary habits and found that Americans are cutting back on low-quality carbohydrates. However, intake remains high at over 40 percent, while... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Porridge goes 'posh' - but are the new varieties good for you?
Oats provide us with slow-release carbohydrates that give us energy, B vitamins and beta glucan, a type of fibre that keeps 'bad' cholesterol levels in check inside the body. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low carbohydrate and type 2 diabetes: is lower always better?
It seems that there is a constant debate, even argument about the role of carbohydrate in the diet. This is even more the case when it comes to managing diabetes. Increasingly people living with diabetes are taking to online forums to explore different approaches to managing their conditions and for some finding low carbohydrate diets provide a very tolerable and effective solution. However, this dietary strategy may appear to conflict with the ideas of the EatWell Guide, leading to debate and confusion amongst both the public and health professionals.In this webinar, the history of dietary approaches and recommendations i...
Source: The Nutrition Society - October 8, 2020 Category: Nutrition Authors: Jade Mitchell Source Type: news

SARS-CoV-2 may use key carbohydrate to infect cells
A carbohydrate called heparan sulfate, which is found on cell surfaces, may play a critical role in the novel coronavirus ’ ability to infect cells. (Source: NIH Research Matters)
Source: NIH Research Matters - October 5, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

Carb-eating bacteria under viral threat
(University of California - Riverside) Strictly speaking, humans cannot digest complex carbohydrates -- that's the job of bacteria in our large intestines. UC Riverside scientists have just discovered a new group of viruses that attack these bacteria. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 1, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

COVID-19 virus uses heparan sulfate to get inside cells
(University of California - San Diego) UC San Diego researchers discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 virus can't grab hold of cell receptor ACE2 without a carbohydrate called heparan sulfate, which is also found on lung cell surfaces -- disrupting that interaction with a repurposed drug may help treat COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Study: Pesco-Mediterranean Diet May Be Ideal For Heart Health
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

What Is In A Ketogenic Diet?
Discussion Epilepsy is a common problem for the general pediatrician. Its incidence is estimated at 41-87/100,000 children. While many children are controlled with medication, it is also estimated that up to 1/3 will develop drug-resistant epilepsy. Some children may have an identifiable seizure focus that may be amenable to surgery, but many others do not. One option for potential control is a ketogenic diet (KD). Indications for KD usually are for drug-resistant epilepsy including partial and complex seizure patterns as well as some metabolic disorders such as glucose transport 1 deficiency syndrome. It has also found ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 7, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

A heterogeneous microbial consortium producing short-chain fatty acids from lignocellulose
Microbial consortia are a promising alternative to monocultures of genetically modified microorganisms for complex biotransformations. We developed a versatile consortium-based strategy for the direct conversion of lignocellulose to short-chain fatty acids, which included the funneling of the lignocellulosic carbohydrates to lactate as a central intermediate in engineered food chains. A spatial niche enabled in situ cellulolytic enzyme production by an aerobic fungus next to facultative anaerobic lactic acid bacteria and the product-forming anaerobes. Clostridium tyrobutyricum, Veillonella criceti, or Megasphaera elsdenii ...
Source: ScienceNOW - August 26, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Shahab, R. L., Brethauer, S., Davey, M. P., Smith, A. G., Vignolini, S., Luterbacher, J. S., Studer, M. H. Tags: Ecology, Microbiology, Online Only r-articles Source Type: news

Universities join forces to develop materials for the fight against COVID-19
(Virginia Tech) Exactly how the virus gets past the protective barriers in our lungs is unknown, but scientists have recently discovered that SARS-CoV-2 binds to a type of carbohydrate-based polymer called glycosaminoglycan (GAG). The widely used anticoagulant heparin belongs to this class of natural polymers, and hospitalized patients with COVID-19 who were administered heparin to treat blood clotting disorders also experienced a lower risk of dying from COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Simple dinner swap to avoid trapped wind and tummy pain after a big meal
STOMACH bloating may be caused by eating certain foods in your diet, or by eating too much in one go. You could prevent trapped wind pain and tummy aches by adding certain foods to your dinner plate. This is the best carbohydrate swap to stop you developing tummy aches after a big meal. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Light harvesting in oxygenic photosynthesis: Structural biology meets spectroscopy
Oxygenic photosynthesis is the main process that drives life on earth. It starts with the harvesting of solar photons that, after transformation into electronic excitations, lead to charge separation in the reaction centers of photosystems I and II (PSI and PSII). These photosystems are large, modular pigment-protein complexes that work in series to fuel the formation of carbohydrates, concomitantly producing molecular oxygen. Recent advances in cryo–electron microscopy have enabled the determination of PSI and PSII structures in complex with light-harvesting components called "supercomplexes" from differen...
Source: ScienceNOW - August 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Croce, R., van Amerongen, H. Tags: Biochemistry, Online Only review Source Type: news

A short de novo synthesis of nucleoside analogs
We present a process for rapidly constructing nucleoside analogs from simple achiral materials. Using only proline catalysis, heteroaryl-substituted acetaldehydes are fluorinated and then directly engaged in enantioselective aldol reactions in a one-pot reaction. A subsequent intramolecular fluoride displacement reaction provides a functionalized nucleoside analog. The versatility of this process is highlighted in multigram syntheses of d- or l-nucleoside analogs, locked nucleic acids, iminonucleosides, and C2'- and C4'-modified nucleoside analogs. This de novo synthesis creates opportunities for the preparation of diversi...
Source: ScienceNOW - August 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Meanwell, M., Silverman, S. M., Lehmann, J., Adluri, B., Wang, Y., Cohen, R., Campeau, L.-C., Britton, R. Tags: Chemistry reports Source Type: news

Researchers discover a new and unique class of carbohydrate receptors
(Aarhus University) An international team of researchers led by Aarhus University are the first to determine the crystal structure of an exopolysaccharide receptor. The results give insight into how plants and microbes communicate, and this knowledge can hopefully be used for more sustainable agriculture where microbes play an important role. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 30, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Structural insights into differences in G protein activation by family A and family B GPCRs
Family B heterotrimeric guanine nucleotide–binding protein (G protein)–coupled receptors (GPCRs) play important roles in carbohydrate metabolism. Recent structures of family B GPCR-Gs protein complexes reveal a disruption in the α-helix of transmembrane segment 6 (TM6) not observed in family A GPCRs. To investigate the functional impact of this structural difference, we compared the structure and function of the glucagon receptor (GCGR; family B) with the β2 adrenergic receptor (β2AR; family A). We determined the structure of the GCGR-Gs complex by means of cryo–electron microscopy at 3.1-...
Source: ScienceNOW - July 29, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Hilger, D., Kumar, K. K., Hu, H., Pedersen, M. F., OBrien, E. S., Giehm, L., Jennings, C., Eskici, G., Inoue, A., Lerch, M., Mathiesen, J. M., Skiniotis, G., Kobilka, B. K. Tags: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Online Only r-articles Source Type: news

Want to Protect Your Eyes as You Age? Stay Away From Carbs
MONDAY, July 27, 2020 -- Glaucoma strikes many people as they age, but what if a simple dietary change could lower your risk? New research suggests it can: Scientists found a low-carbohydrate diet might protect you against the vision-robbing... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 27, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

NIST expands database that helps identify unknown compounds in milk
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)) Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have recently doubled the size of a reference library that includes examples of a certain type of carbohydrate found in milk from humans and several other animals. The expansion of the library will help scientists identify the unknown compounds in their own milk samples. The researchers published their new findings in Analytical Chemistry. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 27, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Low-Carb Diet Does Not Up Risk for Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma
FRIDAY, July 24, 2020 -- Low-carbohydrate diets are not associated with the risk for primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), according to a study recently published in Eye. Akiko Hanyuda, M.D., M.P.H., from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nutrients, antioxidants and more: 4 Reasons to eat more organic corn
(Natural News) Corn is one of the most widely known edible crops in the world. It grows on every continent except Antarctica and is used as an ingredient in more than 4,000 everyday grocery items. It is a healthy source of carbohydrates as it comes from the whole grain family. In its organic form, corn is gluten-free and a good alternative... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is a banana as bad for type 2 diabetes as SIX spoons of sugar?
Barney Calman, pictured with former Olympic triple jumper Michelle Robinson ahead of testing the theory that carbohydrate in food broken down into single sugar molecules have the same impact on blood sugar levels. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Milking algae mechanically: Progress to succeed petroleum derived chemicals
(Shinshu University) A method to extract carbohydrates and phycobiliproteins from algae was developed that does not kill the algae during harvest or rely on solvents for extraction and purification. This novel method uses mechanical shearing to 'milk' the desired compounds, greatly reducing the production cost of algae-derived compounds. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 8, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Rethink Food Security and Nutrition Following Covid-19 Pandemic
By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Wan Manan MudaKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jul 2 2020 (IPS) The Covid-19 crisis has had several unexpected effects, including renewed attention to food security concerns. Earlier understandings of food security in terms of production self-sufficiency have given way to importing supplies since late 20th century promotion of trade liberalization. Jomo Kwame SundaramTransnational food business Disruption of transnational food supply chains and the devastation of many vulnerable livelihoods by policy responses to the Covid-19 pandemic have revived interest in earlier understandings of food self-sufficien...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Wan Manan Muda Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Designer peptides show potential for blocking viruses, encourage future study
(Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) Chemically engineered peptides, designed and developed by a team of researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, could prove valuable in the battle against some of the most persistent human health challenges.The team's findings, recently published in Nature Scientific Reports, demonstrate how researchers can engineer peptides capable of selectively and specifically binding to polysialic acid (PSA) -- a carbohydrate that is present in many human cells and plays a key role in various physiological and pathological processes, including neurological development and disease progression. (S...
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The carbohydrate that improves insulin response and blood sugar control
TYPE 2 diabetes may seem like a minefield but heeding general dietary principles can keep the condition in check. In fact, consuming a certain carbohydrate has proven to be a useful aid. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From farm to fork: The women championing agricultural transformation in Africa
By African Development BankJun 11 2020 (IPS-Partners) From Sudan to Mali, Senegal to Mozambique, and Zambia to Mauritania, women are changing the face of agriculture, adapting and innovating to tackle the challenges of climate change, and feeding the continent’s growing population. African women are actors along the entire agricultural value chain, as farmers, livestock breeders, food processors, traders, farm workers, entrepreneurs and consumers. Through the African Development Bank’s Technologies for African Transformation (TAAT) initiative, millions of African women have gained access to new agricultural te...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: African Development Bank Tags: Food & Agriculture Health Women & Economy Source Type: news

Chocolate, Dairy And Fatty Foods Can Cause Acne, Study Finds
(CNN) — If you’re an acne sufferer who has long thought chocolate, sweets, dairy and other fatty foods made your acne worse — even though your doctor said it was all in your head, not your face — you’ve been vindicated. Consumption of milk, sugary drinks, and fatty and sugary foods does appear to be associated with breakouts of acne, according to a new study of nearly 25,000 French adults. The research was published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Dermatology. “This is an important study, and it adds to the body of evidence which has found that certain eating patterns may be one factor pla...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Source Type: news

Upping High-Quality, Whole-Grain Carbs May Lower Risk for T2DM
MONDAY, June 8, 2020 -- Higher intake of high-quality carbohydrates (HQC) is associated with a lower risk for type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to a study presented at Nutrition Live Online 2020, a virtual conference hosted by the American Society... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

COVID-19: Reset Food Systems Now for a Better Future
By Cecilia RussellMILAN, Italy, Jun 4 2020 (IPS) The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the inherent fragility of food systems, Marta Antonelli told an international video conference organised by the Barilla Center for Food Nutrition (BCFN). However, she said, it also offered an opportunity to reset the way food is produced, distributed and consumed. The pandemic disrupted the food system, triggering food insecurity and resulted in sharp increases in the cost of food – up to 10 per cent in sub-Saharan Africa. Jobs were lost, children who received one meal a day at school lost access to this source of nutrition, and ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Featured Food & Agriculture Global Globalisation Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Barilla Center for Food and Nutritio Source Type: news

Adding a blend of spices to a meal may help lower inflammation
(Penn State) Penn State researchers found that adding six grams of spices to a meal high in fat and carbohydrates resulted in lower inflammation markers hours later. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 21, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

A recent study by food scientists confirms low fibre intake among Estonians
(Estonian Research Council) For normal gut and body function, the diet should contain sufficient amounts of (at least 25 -- 35 grams of) various (a variety of )dietary fibres. Fibres are a type of carbohydrates forming a big group of molecules of very different structures and sizes that have different functions in our body. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Building blocks of the cell wall: pectin drives reproductive development in rice
(University of Tsukuba) Researchers from the University of Tsukuba have revealed that pectin, a carbohydrate found in plant cell walls, plays a vital part in the development of female reproductive tissues of rice plants. It was found that the presence of a gene involved in pectin modification increased plant fertility relative to a modified plant with the gene removed. These findings could have major implications in crop variety development and genetic modification. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 7, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Getting Off the Roller Coaster of Emotional Eating
With spending so many hours inside, it can be so easy to seek comfort in food. Especially when some of us have enormous stock piles of tasty snacks and quick shelf stable carbohydrates like cereal, pasta and rice. Perhaps emotional eating is a new phenomena or we’ve struggled over the years with binge eating. Binge-eating is defined as consuming unusually large amounts of food typically in a short period of time and feeling unable to stop eating. During these stressful times we want to maintain emotional, mental and physical balance. Ensuring that we are getting the right nutrients without the self harm of overeating...
Source: Psych Central - May 3, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Ivy Branin, ND Tags: Binge Eating Coronavirus Eating Disorders COVID-19 Cravings Emotional Eating emotional overeating Source Type: news

Atkins, Ornish, DASH Diets Tied to Weight Loss, Lower Blood Pressure Atkins, Ornish, DASH Diets Tied to Weight Loss, Lower Blood Pressure
Several popular diets that emphasize low-fat, low-carbohydrate, and moderate macronutrient eating patterns are associated with modest weight reduction and reductions in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure at six months, a meta-analysis finds.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Are Taste Preferences Genetic?
Discussion Taste or gustation is the sensation of taste and is a primary human sense. There are 5 basic tastes currently accepted including sweet, sour, bitter, salty and umami or savory. There is also some data for distinct tastes of fats (called oleogustus) or complex carbohydrates. Taste buds in the oral cavity are the primary chemoreceptors of whether or not to allow a substance into our bodies. Taste receptors are also found in the gastrointestinal tract and are involved in gut sensing. Flavor and taste are not the same although in general everyday language people use them interchangeably. Flavor is “… t...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

UM study finds diverse diet as effective as sports supplements for female athletes
(The University of Montana) A recently released study from the University of Montana has discovered that common 'edge,' sports nutrition products, are no more effective at promoting recovery in female athletes as regular, carbohydrate-rich, often less-expensive potato-based foods. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How ‘Fast Carbs’ May Undermine Your Health
Comfort foods like chips and cookies can short-circuit our biology and accelerate the onset of diabetes and heart disease. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anahad O ’Connor Tags: Cooking and Cookbooks Digestive Tract Carbohydrates Obesity Grain Weight Food Diabetes Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Diet and Nutrition Heart Source Type: news

A medicolegal approach to the very rare Auto-Brewery (endogenous alcohol fermentation) syndrome - Akbaba M.
Objective: Auto-Brewery Syndrome is defined as the production of ethanol by microorganisms becoming dominant when inhabiting the gastrointestinal system or through the impairment of flora because of carbohydrate-rich nutrition, and the elevation of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Low-carb Diet: Forget Restriction, Replace With Balance! Low-carb Diet: Forget Restriction, Replace With Balance!
In this commentary, the authors address the controversy surrounding the health benefits of low-carbohydrate diets.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Sugar, Fat, Alcohol … What’s Worse for the Liver?
This webinar will investigate the increasing mortality rates of liver disease in the UK associated with obesity and the excess consumption of alcohol. It will give an overview of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which is now the most common  of liver disease affecting an estimated 25-30% of adults and 10% of children in the UK and worldwide. Both NAFLD and alcohol-related fatty liver can progress to severe liver disease including fibrosis, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. The roles of genetics, obesity and dietary patterns i n the development and progression of liver disease will be dis...
Source: The Nutrition Society - April 9, 2020 Category: Nutrition Authors: Jade Mitchell Source Type: news

Introduction to Human Nutrition Webinar Series
The Nutrition Society's  Introduction to Human Nutritiontextbook  is a leading title for students of nutrition and dietitics, outlining the basic foundations for the study of human nutrition. Following its third edition publication, the NSTA has produced a 5 part webinar series to support its content and provide an additional source of learning. The aim of the Introduction to Human Nutrition Webinar Series is to engage those audiences that are looking to enter into the field of nutrition science as an undergraduate, or transferring from a different field into nutrition as a postgraduate subject. Th...
Source: The Nutrition Society - April 2, 2020 Category: Nutrition Authors: Jade Mitchell Source Type: news