Can lack of sleep make you fat? A new paper which reviews the evidence from sleep restriction studies reveals that inadequate sleep is linked to obesity. The research, published in a special issue of the The American Journal of ...
Health Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Salt levels vary significantly in the fast foods sold by six major companies in various developed countries, which suggests that technical issues, often cited as barriers to salt reduction initiatives, are not the issue, ...
Health Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Women who fall pregnant while dieting are more likely to have a child that could become obese or diabetic in later life, new research suggests.
Genetics Apr 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A new book by Barbara Rolls, professor of nutritional sciences and Helen A. Guthrie Chair in Nutrition at Penn State, aims to help people control their hunger while also losing weight. "The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet" will ...
Health Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Snacking is a dietary behavior that has increased in recent decades in the United States, while percentages of the population who are overweight and obese also have increased. Now, U.S. Department of Agriculture ...
Health Mar 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- There is considerable evidence that calcium and vitamin D intake are influential in modulating energy metabolism in humans, according to a study published online March 2 in Obesity Reviews.
Health Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers with the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services have teamed up for HHS's sodium surveillance efforts.
Other Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
Collecting data on what the U.S. population actually consumes is a key nutrition monitoring step. Nutritionists then translate "foods eaten" into "nutrients consumed." This snapshot of the population's food-nutrient ...
Other Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Yale University researchers have discovered a key cellular mechanism that may help the brain control how much we eat, what we weigh, and how much energy we have.
Neuroscience Feb 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
In the war to lose weight it may be something other than willpower or junk food that's preventing victory: it could be faulty use of mathematics.
Health Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Overweight or obese people with type 2 diabetes are more likely to reduce weight if they focus on cutting back on total calorie intake, rather than specific high protein/high carbohydrate diets according ...
Diabetes Feb 07, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 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 |
Share a meal with someone and you are both likely to mimic each other's behavior and take bites at the same time rather than eating at your own pace, says a study published in the Feb. 2 issue of the online journal PLoS ON ...
Health Feb 01, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Post-menopausal women are 35% more likely to suffer hip fracture if they take indigestion drugs, known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), a figure which increases to 50% if they are also current or former smokers, suggests ...
Health Jan 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Giving overweight or obese patients a gut hormone that suppresses appetite leads to clinically beneficial weight loss as well as reduced blood pressure and cholesterol levels, finds a study published in the British Medical ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |