Science Current Events | Science News | Brightsurf.com
 

Egg nutrition research reveals positive impact on metabolic syndrome and satiety

April 25, 2012
This week at Experimental Biology (EB) 2012 in San Diego, experts are convening to discuss the latest science in a variety of health and disease-related areas, including nutrition. Research on whole egg consumption in individuals with metabolic syndrome as well as the positive effects of a higher-protein breakfast is further revealing the potential benefits of including eggs in the diet.

Whole Egg Consumption May Improve Markers of Metabolic Syndrome

A University of Connecticut study presented this week suggests that eating eggs may actually have favorable effects on HDL metabolism in men and women with metabolic syndrome.(i) Participants in the study followed a carbohydrate-restricted diet with some individuals eating three whole eggs per day and others eating an equivalent amount of egg substitute. After 12 weeks, the group eating whole eggs experienced an improvement in HDL measures showing significantly greater increases in the number and size of HDL particles. HDL or "good" cholesterol scavenges for fat throughout the bloodstream and returns it to the liver, making it less likely that fatty deposits will build up in the blood vessels and lead to atherosclerosis.

Related findings were also presented in separate sessions that suggest that consuming whole eggs as part of a carbohydrate-restricted diet may help to further improve markers indicative of inflammation, such as tumor necrosis factor-alpha, in individuals with metabolic syndrome.(ii)

Higher-Protein Breakfast Reduces High-Fat Snacking

A study by researchers at the University of Missouri found that teen girls reported greater feelings of satiety and experienced improved hormone responses related to hunger and satiety after consuming a higher-protein breakfast, containing about 35 grams of protein from egg or beef-based foods. Teen girls who consumed a high-protein breakfast also ate fewer snacks, especially those higher in fat, later in the day.(iii) These findings build on past research showing the benefits of high-quality protein on satiety, further supporting the science behind what makes eggs such a satisfying breakfast choice.(iv)

Clarifying Cholesterol Confusion

Many Americans avoid the dietary cholesterol found in eggs for fear of raising their risk of heart disease, but more than 40 years of research has shown that healthy adults can enjoy eggs without concern for increasing their risk for heart disease. Additionally, an analysis from the United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service showed that eggs have 14 percent less cholesterol (down from 215 mg to 185 mg) than previously measured.(v) Established research also has shown that saturated fat intake may be more likely to raise a person's blood cholesterol than dietary cholesterol intake and eggs contain relatively little saturated fat.(vi) The findings presented at this week's meeting in combination with the decades of science demonstrating the health benefits of eating eggs further support the role of eggs in a nutritious diet.

Edelman Public Relations


Related Metabolic Syndrome Current Events and Metabolic Syndrome News Articles


Coffee consumption reduces mortality risk from liver cirrhosis
New research reveals that consuming two or more cups of coffee each day reduces the risk of death from liver cirrhosis by 66%, specifically cirrhosis caused by non-viral hepatitis.

Lowering Your Cholesterol May Improve Your Sex Life
A new Rutgers study is giving hope to older men concerned about the effects of cholesterol-lowering medications on their sexual health.

Too many diet drinks may spell heart trouble for older women
It appears healthy postmenopausal women who drink two or more diet drinks a day may be more likely to have a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular problems.

Primary cardiovascular disease prevention is leaving the office
Early results from HeartBeat Connections, a telemedicine program supported by the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF), suggest effective primary prevention for cardiovascular disease (CVD) may be achieved with a team-based approach that integrates office visits with supplemental phone coaching.

Study is first to provide direct evidence that response of unborn children to glucose is associated with mother's insulin sensitivity
A study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) is the first to provide direct evidence that fetal brain response to a dose of sugar given orally to its mother is associated with the mother's insulin sensitivity.

Gestational diabetes linked to increased risk for heart disease in midlife
Women who experience gestational diabetes may face an increased risk of early heart disease later in life, even if they do not develop type 2 diabetes or metabolic syndrome subsequent to their pregnancy, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Researchers identify a critical link between obesity and diabetes
It's by now well established that obesity is a major risk factor for diabetes. But what exactly is it about extra body fat that leads to insulin resistance and blood glucose elevation, the hallmarks of diabetes?

Targeting metabolism to develop new prostate cancer treatments
A University of Houston (UH) scientist and his team are working to develop the next generation of prostate cancer therapies, which are targeted at metabolism.

Research: Fructose not responsible for increase in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is the most common chronic liver disease in developed countries, affecting up to 30 per cent of their populations.

UEF study: Metabolic syndrome is similar in different age groups
Metabolic risk factors cluster similarly in children and adults, according to a study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland. Furthermore, in adults, the clustering of these risk factors increases the risk of premature death caused by type 2 diabetes, myocardial infarction and cardiovascular diseases.
More Metabolic Syndrome Current Events and Metabolic Syndrome News Articles

Lower Your Blood Sugar Naturally: How to avoid insulin resistance, pre-diabetes, metabolic syndrome and overweight issues

Lower Your Blood Sugar Naturally: How to avoid insulin resistance, pre-diabetes, metabolic syndrome and overweight issues
by Soluna Press


Lowering then balancing your blood sugar is extremely important to avoid a host of conditions including insulin resistance, the precursor to diabetes. Learn the foundation your body needs to promote balanced blood sugar as well as lowering blood sugar with the right sweets to eat, food combinations, super foods that over perform, natural supplements and secret weapons. Provides the simple facts and links to resources to get you started immediately with your blood sugar balancing.

The Metabolic Syndrome

The Metabolic Syndrome
by Christopher D. Byrne (Editor), Sarah H. Wild (Editor)


The Metabolic Syndrome is a valuable reference text, covering all aspects of the metabolic syndrome and its constituent diseases including inflammation, oxidation and adipocytokines. This book explains the aetiology, pathogenesis and clinical treatment of all risk factors as well as the relationship with diabetes, non alcoholic fatty liver disease, polycystic ovary syndrome and coronary heart disease.The Metabolic Syndrome  has been further improved from the 1st edition that was highly commended in 2006 Annual British Medical Association medical books competition.  All chapters from the first edition are fully updated and this new edition contains an increase in international contributions and five new chapters on:Childhood obesity and metabolic syndromeBariatric surgery for...

The Metabolic Syndrome Program: How to Lose Weight, Beat Heart Disease, Stop Insulin Resistance and More

The Metabolic Syndrome Program: How to Lose Weight, Beat Heart Disease, Stop Insulin Resistance and More
by Karlene Karst (Author)


Big Belly? High Body Mass Index? High Blood Pressure?If this sounds like you, you may be one of the millions of North Americans with Metabolic Syndrome. Predicted by medical experts as the likely number one risk factor for heart disease-Metabolic Syndrome, or MSX, describes a constellation of conditions, including those mentioned above, of which the body' resistance to insulin is a primary feature. A byproduct of obesity, 25 percent of the adult U.S. population is now estimated to have MSX.The Metabolic Syndrome Program offers readers a sensible lifestyle-based approach to treating MSX. One of the first books to name and address this condition, The Metabolic Syndrome Program outlines a realistic plan of treatment-without magic pills or quick-fixes to a growing and little-known threat to...

Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome


Diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure
Why Carbohydrates is really bad for you

Overcoming Metabolic Syndrome

Overcoming Metabolic Syndrome
by Scott Isaacs (Author), Fred Vagnini (Author)


Twenty-seven Percent of Americans Have Metabolic Syndrome It’s now estimated that 55 million Americans have metabolic syndrome; however, if you’re like most Americans, you may not have ever heard of the syndrome much less understand how it increases your risk of heart disease and stroke. Metabolic syndrome actually is a cluster of disorders, all of which are affected by both genetics and lifestyle. If you have three or more of the following, you considered as having metabolic syndrome:     ·        A waistline of 40 inches or more for men and 35 inches or more for women
·        High triglyceride levels
·        High blood pressure
·        Elevated fasting blood  sugar levels
·        Low HDL cholesterol levels (the good...

How to Change your LifeStyle with the Eat6X Method and Live Healthier: A Step-by-Step Guide to Overcome the Metabolic Syndrome,Lose Weight Permanently and Look Younger!

How to Change your LifeStyle with the Eat6X Method and Live Healthier: A Step-by-Step Guide to Overcome the Metabolic Syndrome,Lose Weight Permanently and Look Younger!
by DL Yuen Publishing


How to Change Your Lifestyle with The Eat6X Method and Live Healthier !

A Step-by-Step Guide to
Overcome the Metabolic Syndrome
Lose Weight Permanently
And Look Younger !


Why I Wrote this book

The reason I wrote this book is that I wanted to share my experiences
with you. I have been obese, had high blood pressure, and was diabetic. I overcame all of these, and now I am a LifeStyle Coach, helping people to
live and become healthy. Did you know that only 5% of us eat and live
healthy and the rest do not? So chances are that you have an
unhealthy lifestyle. Are you overweight or even obese ? Do you suffer from
diabetes, high blood pressure, or have a high cholesterol level ? Do you
The Metabolic Makeover: It's All About Energy

The Metabolic Makeover: It's All About Energy
by Stephen Cherniske (Author), Dr. Natalie Kather M.D. (Author)


Breakthrough research by a leading biochemist and board-certified physician, presented in language that everyone can understand. The Metabolic Makeover is a clinically-proven strategy that produces dramatic improvements in energy, vitality, weight management and overall health.

Fatty Liver Disease: The Ultimate Guide for Understanding the Fatty Liver Diet And What You Need to Know (FLD, Alcohol, NAFLD, Metabolic Syndrome, Steatosis, Alcoholic Liver Disease, Obesity)

Fatty Liver Disease: The Ultimate Guide for Understanding the Fatty Liver Diet And What You Need to Know (FLD, Alcohol, NAFLD, Metabolic Syndrome, Steatosis, Alcoholic Liver Disease, Obesity)


Discover What You Need To Know About Fatty Liver Disease and Fatty Liver Diet!
Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device!

You're about to discover a proven strategy on how to understand and overcome your fatty liver disease for the rest of your life. Millions of people suffer from fatty liver issues and throw away their personal and professional success because of it. Most people realize how much of a problem this is, but are unable to change their situation, simply because they don't have the proper information to work with.

The truth is, if you are suffering from fatty liver issues and haven't been able to change, it's because you are lacking an effective strategy and understanding of the fatty liver diet and what steps you need to take....

The Insulin-Resistance Diet--Revised and Updated: How to Turn Off Your Body's Fat-Making Machine

The Insulin-Resistance Diet--Revised and Updated: How to Turn Off Your Body's Fat-Making Machine
by Cheryle Hart (Author), Mary Kay Grossman (Author)


Conquer insulin resistance. Reduce cravings. Eat your favorite foods. And lose weight! If you have tried every diet and are still struggling with your weight, the real culprit may be insulin resistance. When you have more glucose than your body needs, your body responds by producing more insulin to stabilize your blood sugar level and store the excess glucose as fat. In The Insulin-Resistance Diet, Cheryle R. Hart and Mary Kay Grossman show you how to control insulin resistance and lose weight without sacrificing all of your favorite foods. Overcome insulin resistance and lose weight with: The exclusive Link-and-Balance Eating Method, which balances carbs with the right amount of protein at the right time for maximum weight loss Self-tests to determine your insulin resistance and check...

Metabolic Syndrome and Psychiatric Illness: Interactions, Pathophysiology, Assessment & Treatment

Metabolic Syndrome and Psychiatric Illness: Interactions, Pathophysiology, Assessment & Treatment
by Scott D Mendelson (Author)


Metabolic syndrome is a set of risk factors that includes: abdominal obesity, a decreased ability to process glucose (insulin resistance), dyslipidemia (unhealthy lipid levels), and hypertension. Patients who have this syndrome have been shown to be at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease and/or type 2 diabetes. Metabolic syndrome is a common condition that goes by many names (dysmetabolic syndrome, syndrome X, insulin resistance syndrome, obesity syndrome, and Reaven's syndrome).

This is the first book to fully explain the relationships between psychiatric illness, Metabolic Syndrome, diet, sleep, exercise, medications, and lifestyle choices. Metabolic Syndrome is a major risk factor in Major Depression, Alzheimer's Disease, Sleep Disorders, Sexual Dysfunction,...

© 2014 BrightSurf.com