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
Data from more than 180 research papers suggests fish oils could minimise the effects that junk food can have on the brain, a review by researchers at the University of Liverpool has shown.
Health May 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The idea that adults are better equipped than children to resist junk food advertising has been debunked by a new study that has found both are influenced by television and Internet advertising.
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(Medical Xpress)—Research from the University of Adelaide suggests that mothers who eat junk food while pregnant have already programmed their babies to be addicted to a high fat, high sugar diet by the time they are weaned.
Health Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Sometimes you just can't resist a tiny piece of chocolate cake. Even the most health-conscious eaters find themselves indulging in junk foods from time to time. New research by scientists at the University of Massachusetts ...
Medical research Mar 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Here's another reason why a healthy diet during pregnancy is critical to the future health of your children: New research published in the March 2013 issue of The FASEB Journal, suggests that pregnant mothers who consume junk f ...
Health Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Super Bowl party hosts and guests are ready for some football. But they also need to get ready to fight the temptation to eat and drink too much while watching the game, an expert warns.
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(Medical Xpress)—A new study conducted by researchers at Lehman College, and recently published in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension, shows conclusively that overfeeding causes increa ...
Health Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The world's oldest person, American Besse Cooper, died on Tuesday at the age of 116, CNN reported.
Health Dec 05, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
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 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Liverpool have found that regulations introduced to reduce children's exposure to junk food advertising have not had a significant impact.
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Obesity rates in North America are a growing concern for legislators. Expanded waistlines mean rising health-care costs for maladies such as diabetes, heart disease and some cancers. One University of Alberta researcher says ...
Health Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A popular marketing ploy with junk foods and other indulgent table fare can be an equally effective tool for promoting healthier eating in school cafeterias.
Health Aug 28, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Superheroes and other popular kids' characters have been used to sell junk food, candy and other sugary treats to children for decades, but new research shows they also can be used to promote ...
Pediatrics Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
U.S. laws strictly curbing school sales of junk food and sweetened drinks may play a role in slowing childhood obesity, according to a study that seems to offer the first evidence such efforts could pay off.
Overweight and Obesity Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0