Adequate sleep is an important part of a weight loss plan and should be added to the recommended mix of diet and exercise, states a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Overweight and Obesity Sep 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Ghrelin is a hormone released by the lining of the stomach that promotes feeding behavior. Decreasing ghrelin levels could potentially help combat obesity—in fact, a vaccine that lowers ghrelin levels in order to reduce ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
You may think you have dinner all to yourself, but you're actually sharing it with a vast community of microbes waiting within your digestive tract. A new study from a team including Carnegie's Steve Farber ...
Medical research Sep 12, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Mums-to-be can reduce their chances of excessive weight gain during pregnancy by up to 20% if they swap to a low glycaemic index (GI) diet, say researchers.
Health Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study by University of North Carolina School of Medicine pediatrics researchers finds a surprising difference in the eating habits of overweight children between ages 9 and 17 years compared to those younger than 9.
Pediatrics Sep 10, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—If your dinner date chooses unhealthily from a restaurant menu, you are less likely to stick to healthy options, according to University of Birmingham research published in the British Journal of Nutrition. ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Your mood for food can be changed by a restaurant's choice of music and lighting, leading to increased satisfaction and reduced calorie intake, according to a new study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have found that calorie restriction—a diet comprised of approximately 30 percent fewer calories but with the same nutrients of a standard diet—does not extend years of life or reduce age-related deaths in a ...
Medical research Aug 29, 2012 | 4.1 / 5 (8) | 8 |
(AP)—On death row, last meals tend to be high in calories and heavy on meat.
Other Aug 29, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
There seems to be an endless number of fad diets and "golden rules" for weight loss. One of the most popular of these rules is that cutting carbohydrates (carbs) is the best way to lose weight.
Health Aug 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
Researchers at the University of Liverpool have developed a new method to identify genes involved in diet-mediated life-extension which allowed them to find three novel genes that extend lifespan in yeast.
Genetics Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
Schools will resume for many of the nation's youth over the coming weeks and one change parents may notice is healthier meals offered in their children's school meals program.
Health Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay) -- Neuronal responsiveness of the hypothalamus to glucose, critical in the regulation of feeding, can be restored in patients with type 2 diabetes by short-term caloric restriction, according ...
Diabetes Aug 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Although fewer middle and high schools in the United States make sugary sodas available to students today, other sweet beverages, particularly sports drinks, are still widely available, according ...
Pediatrics Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- I rolled into the St. Helens, Ore., rest stop, 172 miles into my single-day ride of the 204-mile Seattle-to-Portland Bicycle Classic, truly unsure how I was going to make it the rest of the ...
Health Aug 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0