Newest Food & Nutrition Research Briefs
Now Available By Marcia Wood May
Oats rich in a heart-healthy fiber, and a new database of added sugars
in more than 2,000 foods, are highlighted in the newest issue of the
Agricultural Research Service's Food
& Nutrition Research Briefs. View this free newsletter on the World
Wide Web at:
The user-friendly publication encapsulates scientific findings in text
that will interest specialists and nonspecialists alike.
The current issue also describes:
- Soybean compounds called glyceollins (GLY-cee-OH-lins) that might
help fight breast cancer;
- Support groups' important role in helping dieters;
- Habits that can make you fat; and
- Ways that whole-grain foods keep you healthy.
The illustrated newsletter provides references to scientific articles
that have further details about these investigations. Studies include those led
by ARS scientists at laboratories from coast to coast, as well as
investigations by ARS-funded researchers and other collaborators.
Individuals who would like to receive the ARS Food & Nutrition
Research Briefs by email, or an email notifying them when a new edition of
the Briefs is posted on the World Wide Web, can
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ARS is the U.S. Department of
Agriculture's chief scientific research agency.