Strongest link yet between nitrites and cancer – but ‘not all processed meat has same risk’
Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have questioned the World Health Organisation’s blanket classification of processed meat as carcinogenic after finding significant evidence gaps between processed meat treated with nitrites and nitrite-free processed meat.
High-fat diet proven to fuel prostate cancer progression by imitating a key cancer alteration
What molecular event happens for prostate cancer to progress faster and to be deadlier when patients eat a high-fat diet? This is the question Dr. David P. Labbé, a scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), and his colleagues recently…
Dietary zinc protects against Streptococcus pneumoniae infection
Researchers have uncovered a crucial link between dietary zinc intake and protection against Streptococcus pneumoniae, the primary bacterial cause of pneumonia.
Junk food intake in children reduced by health education that addresses emotional issues
Teacher training followed by classroom education with information, activities, and emotional support improves lifestyles in teachers and students, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology. The study suggests that knowledge alone is insufficient to change behaviour.
Substituting Poultry for Red Meat May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
Results from a new study suggest that red meat consumption may increase the risk of breast cancer, whereas poultry consumption may be protective against breast cancer risk. The findings are published in the International Journal of Cancer.
Changes in food industry salt regulations linked to an extra 9900 cases of cardiovascular disease and 1500 cancer cases
A relaxation of UK industry regulation of salt content in food has been linked with 9,900 additional cases of cardiovascular disease, and 1,500 cases of stomach cancer.
Adequate intake of milk and dairy products in different life stages helps prevent chronic diseases
An adequate consumption of milk and dairy products at different life stages can help prevent various chronic diseases. For example, there is a positive link between the moderate intake of milk during pregnancy and birth weight, length, and bone mineral content during childhood. In addition,…
Individual nutrition shows benefits in hospital patients
Individualized nutrition not only causes hospital patients to consume more protein and calories, but also improves clinical treatment outcomes. This has been demonstrated in a study by researchers from the University of Basel and Aarau Cantonal Hospital in the journal The Lancet.
Skipping Breakfast Associated with Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Death
Eating breakfast regularly lowered cardiovascular-specific and stroke-specific mortality