Monday, April 16, 2007

Nutrition in the news

Study adds data that vegetables reduce cancer risk ...
A large study of 500,000 American retirees has found that just one extra serving of fruit or vegetables a day may reduce the risk of developing head and neck cancer.

Blueberry compounds linked to colon cancer prevention...
26/03/2007 - Pterostilbene, a compound found in blueberries, may prevent the development of tumours in the colon, if results from an animal study can be translated to humans, researchers have said.

Flavonol-rich diet may slash pancreatic cancer risk...
16/04/2007 - A diet rich in flavonols from foods such as onions, apples and berries may cut the risk of developing pancreatic cancer by about 25 per cent, scientists have told attendees at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.

Trans fats linked to greater risk of heart disease...
NEW YORK - A study published today supports recent efforts to rid the American diet of trans fats. In the study, women with the highest levels of trans fat in their blood had triple the risk of heart disease as those with the lowest levels.

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