News tagged with british journal of nutrition

Watercress may 'turn off' breast cancer signal

The research, unveiled at a press conference today (14 September 2010), shows that the watercress compound is able to interfere with the function of a protein which plays a critical role in cancer development.

Sep 14, 2010
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Organic feed influences gene expression in chickens

(PhysOrg.com) -- Organically fed chickens develop a different process of gene expression in their small intestines than that of chickens which get conventional feed. The organic chickens have higher expressed genes involved ...

Jan 07, 2010
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A diet rich in calcium aids weight loss

Boosting calcium consumption spurs weight loss, according to a study published in the most recent issue of the British Journal of Nutrition, but only in people whose diets are calcium deficient.

Mar 12, 2009
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