måndag 12 april 2010

High-GI Carbohydrate Help You Fall In Sleep

High-glycemic-index carbohydrate meals shorten sleep onset:

"Conclusions: We showed that a carbohydrate-based high-GI meal resulted in a significant shortening of SOL in healthy sleepers compared with a low-GI meal and was most effective when consumed 4 h before bedtime. The relevance of these findings to persons with sleep disturbance should be determined in future trials."

SOL - sleep onset latency

lördag 10 april 2010

Choline And Betaine Reduces Inflammation

WHFoods: Eggs:

"Eggs' Choline Reduces Inflammation

People whose diets supplied the highest average intake of choline (found in egg yolk and soybeans), and its metabolite betaine (found naturally in vegetables such as beets and spinach), have levels of inflammatory markers at least 20% lower than subjects with the lowest average intakes, report Greek researchers in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (Detopoulou P, Panagiotakos DB, et al.)"

fredag 2 april 2010

Selenium Could Help Prevent Diabetes

French study shows selenium could help prevent diabetes:

"French researchers have found that selenium, known for its cancer-preventing power and anti-aging benefits, may also have another crucial application: The prevention of diabetes."

torsdag 1 april 2010

DIM From Broccoli And Other Brassica Vegetables Prevents Metastasis In Mice

DIM From Broccoli And Other Brassica Vegetables Prevents Metastasis In Mice - Food for Breast Cancer:

"This study extends the result of a previous 2005 study which found that DIM inhibited the growth of transplanted human breast cancer cells in mice. Numerous other studies have found that DIM reduces the growth, proliferation and migration of human breast cancer cells in the laboratory"