News tagged with fatty foods
Peru's president signed a new law Thursday designed to reduce child obesity by encouraging healthier eating habits in schools.
Health May 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Recent studies have revealed potato chips and french fries to be the worst contributors to weight gain and with good reason. Have you ever wondered why you can't eat just one chip or a single fry? It's not just the ...
Medical research Jul 04, 2011 | 3.4 / 5 (11) | 6 |
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have developed a new mouse model that answers the question of what actually happens in the body when type 2 diabetes develops and how the body responds to drug treatment. Long-term ...
Diabetes May 03, 2013 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 1
It turns out that when we eat may be as important as what we eat. Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have found that regular eating times and extending the daily fasting period may override ...
Medical research May 17, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (17) | 7 |
A single junk food meal – composed mainly of saturated fat – is detrimental to the health of the arteries, while no damage occurs after consuming a Mediterranean meal rich in good fats such as mono-and polyunsaturated ...
Health Oct 30, 2012 | 3.9 / 5 (10) | 0 |
Genetic variations that are linked with the onset of Barrett's oesophagus (BE), a pre-cancerous condition of the lower end of the gullet, have been identified for the first time. The discovery of variations in regions on ...
Genetics Sep 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In a study that challenges the long-held notion that the primary function of sleep is to give rest to the brain, researchers have found that not getting enough shut-eye has a harmful impact on fat cells, reducing by 30 percent ...
Medical research Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
A preference for fatty foods has a genetic basis, according to researchers, who discovered that people with certain forms of the CD36 gene may like high-fat foods more than those who have other forms of this gene.
Genetics Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a potential target for treating diabetes and obesity.
Medical research Aug 02, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
In the complex chain of molecular events that underlie eating behaviors and body weight, the AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) enzyme has proven to be a critical link.
Medical research Jul 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new study published in the August issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation shows just why it is that people tend to turn to fatty foods in order to boost their emotional state and reduce feelings of sadness. Be it ...
Medical research Jul 27, 2011 | 3.9 / 5 (8) | 11 |
(HealthDay)—It's not how much time teens spend watching TV but how intensely they watch that adds on the pounds, new research suggests.
Overweight and Obesity Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a study that included nearly 70,000 patients, supplementation with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids was not associated with a lower risk of all-cause death, cardiac death, sudden death, heart attack, or stroke, according ...
Cardiology Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Denmark said Saturday it would scrap a fat tax it introduced a little over a year ago in a world first, saying the measure was costly and failed to change Danes' eating habits.
Health Nov 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Researchers have discovered that deleting a specific gene in mice prevents them from becoming obese even on a high fat diet, a finding they believe may be replicated in humans.
Medical research Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |