HDL Mimetic Restores Kidney Function, Vision in Rare Disorder HDL Mimetic Restores Kidney Function, Vision in Rare Disorder
The HDL mimetic CER-001 may arrest the decline in kidney function and improve the vision of patients with familial lecithin –cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency, suggests a French case report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines - March 4, 2021 Category: Opthalmology Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Soy lecithin NSAID combo drug protects against cancer with fewer side effects
When scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) applied a chemical found in soybeans to a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), they increased its anticancer properties and reduced its side effects. Findings of the preclinical study of phosphatidylcholine, also called lecithin, appear in the journal Oncology Letters. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - May 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Soy lecithin NSAID combo drug protects against cancer with fewer side effects, UTHealth reports
(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) When scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) applied a chemical found in soybeans to a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), they increased its anticancer properties and reduced its side effects. Findings of the preclinical study of phosphatidylcholine, also called lecithin, appear in the journal Oncology Letters. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A molecular dance of phospholipid synthesis
(American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) The most abundant molecule in cell membranes is the lipid phosphatidylcholine (PC, commonly known as lecithin); accordingly, the enzymes responsible for synthesizing it are essential. Research published in the May 4 issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry used computer simulations to gain insights into how one of these enzymes activates and shuts off PC production. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 4, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Lecithin: Benefits, risks, and types
What is lecithin? Learn about the different types of lecithin, the potential health benefits, and any risks involved. What foods contain lecithin? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Lecithin enhances antimicrobial properties of the essential oil, eugenol
Lecithin, a natural emulsifier commonly used in processed foods, synergistically enhances the antimicrobial properties of the natural essential oil, eugenol, but only when applied in very small quantities, report scientists. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 10, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Lecithin enhances antimicrobial properties of the essential oil, eugenol
(American Society for Microbiology) Lecithin, a natural emulsifier commonly used in processed foods, synergistically enhances the antimicrobial properties of the natural essential oil, eugenol, but only when applied in very small quantities. The research is published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 10, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

No, It's NOT Cheaper To Make Your Own Almond Milk. We Did The Math.
Almond milk is ridiculously easy to make. It only requires two ingredients ― almonds and water ― so there are few excuses not to make your own. It’s clear that making it homemade will give you a simpler product; store-bought brands include ingredients such as potassium citrate, sunflower lecithin and gellan gum. But going the homemade route offers economic benefits, as well. You’ll read on forums that making your own is more cost effective than buying it at the store, but no one ever provides any clear-cut math online ― so I set out to do it for all of us. I looked at three brands ― Trader Joe...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Golden Star International Inc. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Eggs & Soybean Oil/Lecithin in " Bon Appetito Walnut Ladies Finger Cookies "
Rego Park, N.Y - Golden Star International Inc. is recalling its 10-oz. packages of " Walnut Ladies Finger Cookies " food treats because they may contain undeclared Eggs and Soybean oil/lecithin. People who have allergies to these allergens run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 8, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Is Chocolate A Health Food?
Conclusions are based on extracted antioxidant compounds called flavonoids that occur naturally in cocoa beans, but may not be found in the processed chocolate that you are eating. Flavonoids are a group of bioactive compounds associated with many health benefits. Flavonoids are common in many plant-based foods. Strawberries, blueberries, tea, apples and onions are excellent sources. The flavonoid content of cocoa beans depends on the type of cocoa plant, the soil in which the crops grow, and the way the beans are processed. High temperatures used to make chocolate can destroy flavonoids. Chocolate is made from processi...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 4, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GMJ Natural Products, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Whey Protein in "Jugo Moringa Plus Antioxidant 32 Fl Oz Jug"
GMJ Natural Products Inc. of Anaheim, Ca, is recalling its 32 fl oz jugs of Jugo Moringa Plus Antioxidant because they may contain undeclared whey protein. People who have allergies to milk or soy lecithin run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 18, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

World's Choice Products, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk And Soy Lecithin From Whey Protein in “Supreme Elixir”, “Kids Juice” And “Xtreme Fiber Detox”
World's Choice Products, Inc. of San Diego, CA, is recalling the following products: 32 fluid ounce Supreme Elixir drink, 32 fluid ounce Kid's Juice, 1 pound and 8 ounce Xtreme Fiber Detox. The recall was initiated because the products contain undeclared whey protein, which contains the allergens of milk and soy lecithin. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 28, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Schaffner Distributing Pronutri LLC. Issues an Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy Lecithin and Milk in Re-VITA-lize
Schaffner Distributing Pronutri LLC. is recalling Re-VITA-lize LOT #15554, because it contains undeclared SOY Lecithin and MILK ingredient. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to SOY OR MILK ingredients may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 27, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Nuvi Global Corporation Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk and Soy in StemVitae 30oz Liquid Multivitamin
Nuvi Global Corporation of Rancho Cucamonga California is recalling StemVitae 30oz liquid multivitamin because it contains undeclared milk and soy lecithin. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 22, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

6 Simple Health Tips for Buying Chocolate
Shopping for "good" chocolate is kind of like searching for a viable online date. Approach the market without a plan and it's easy to get duped by glossy packaging and false claims. Know what you're looking for, though, and you can find yourself a sweetie with substance -- guaranteed to reduce your stress levels, ignite your sex life, and make your heart sing from the first blissful encounter. In fact, findings from a new long-term study in Heart journal involving 25,000 volunteers suggest that eating up to 3.5 ounces of high-quality chocolate per day can significantly reduce risks of heart disease and stroke. Sort through...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news