Obesity and its associated problems such as diabetes and fatty liver disease are increasingly common global health concerns. A new study by University of Iowa researchers shows that a natural substance found in apple peel ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Intranasally administered insulin is associated with higher brain energy levels and reduced calorie intake, according to a study published online May 14 in Diabetes.
Diabetes Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- People who restrict their caloric intake in an effort to live longer have hearts that function more like those in people who are 20 years younger.
Medical research Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have shown that while a type of "good" fat found in the body can be activated by cold temperatures, it is not able to be activated by the drug ephedrine.
Medical research Jun 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Japanese-American men who did not eat foods rich in vitamin D had a higher risk of stroke later in life, according to results of a 34-year study reported in Stroke, an American Heart Association journal.
Cardiology May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Blame it on your genes? Researchers from The Miriam Hospital's Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center say individuals with variations in certain "obesity genes" tend to eat more meals and snacks, consume more calories ...
Overweight and Obesity May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In an age of long commutes, late sports practices, endless workdays and 24/7 television programming, the image of Mom hanging up her dish towel at 7 p.m. and declaring "the kitchen is closed" seems a quaint relic of an earlier ...
Health May 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A lack of sleep could make you fat, scientists said on Thursday.
Health May 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Attitudes, relationships, intentions and personal behavior control are all factors that could affect a child's decision in either reaching for an apple or grabbing a bag of chips, according to a new study out of the University ...
Health May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mexican-American women who participated in a culturally tailored weight management program lost weight, reduced their fat and sugar consumption and improved their eating habits according to a new study funded by the National ...
Health Apr 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Humans are built to hunger for fat, packing it on during times of feast and burning it during periods of famine. But when deluged by foods rich in fat and sugar, the modern waistline often far exceeds the ...
Medical research Apr 25, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A calorie is simply a measurement of energy. But it's also the source of confusion and worry for many people trying to lose weight. At the same time, calories -- too few or too many -- are causing health problems ...
Health Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The international obesity epidemic is widespread, nondiscriminatory, and deadly. But do we really understand all of the factors underlying this alarming trend? The concept of energy balance (energy consumed = energy expended ...
Medical research Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Calorie intake from white potatoes is surprisingly modest for adults and school-aged children, according to a new study released today at the Experimental Biology 2012 Annual Meeting.
Other Apr 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Eighty percent of American voters favor national standards that would limit calories, fat, and sodium in snack and à la carte foods sold in U.S. schools and encourage the consumption of fruits, vegetables and low-fat ...
Health Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0