Today, more than 500 million people are suffering from a lack of adequate protein in their diet. Each year, the number of human beings increases by 80 million, a figure which is equivalent to the present population of Germany. ...
Health Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
People can burn up to 20% more body fat by exercising in the morning on an empty stomach, according to new research from Northumbria University.
Health Jan 24, 2013 | 4 / 5 (3) | 2
Eating more fruit and vegetables may make young people calmer, happier and more energetic in their daily life, new research from New Zealand's University of Otago suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
In a new study, preliminary data yields conflicting but mainly positive evidence for the use of n–3 fatty acids and chromium in the treatment of bipolar depression. Limited evidence found that inositol may be helpful for ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
With childhood obesity recognized as a growing national problem, a University at Albany School of Public Health study finds that a majority of food advertisements in magazines targeting parents emphasize products of poor ...
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The Nutrition Facts label was introduced 20 years ago and provides consumers with important information, including: the serving size, the number of servings in the package, the number of calories per serving, and the amount ...
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study of 177 teenagers looks at whether teens are open to receiving text messages about health and what kind of information those messages should contain.
Health Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In 2011, 13 percent of all American households relied on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)—the program formerly known as food stamps – with nearly 6.2 million more American households using the program ...
Health Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Taking a vitamin D supplement and drinking cow's milk are the two most important factors that determine how much vitamin D is in a child's body, new research has found.
Pediatrics Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Eating diets high in sugar and fat may not affect the health outcomes of older adults ages 75 and up, suggesting that placing people of such advanced age on overly restrictive diets to treat their excess weight or other conditions ...
Health Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A nutritional supplement available over-the-counter may offer protection from Alzheimer's disease, a study by the University of Virginia and Northwestern University suggests.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jan 10, 2013 | 4.2 / 5 (11) | 0 |
R U eating healthy 2day? New study highlights effectiveness of healthy lifestyle text messages for teens
According to the Nielsen consumer research group, teens receive an average of 3,417 text messages per month (that's 114 texts per day!). Couple this with CDC's report that high school students' consumption of fruit and vegetables ...
Health Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study by NYU School of Medicine researchers reveals that an especially virulent strain of the gut bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) isn't implicated in the overall death rate of the U.S. population, and may even ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Postpartum depression prevalent in under-developed countries, could impact baby health and mortality
(Medical Xpress)—Postpartum depression not only affects mothers but it could mean higher health risks for the baby – especially in low-income countries like Ghana where the condition isn't well-recognized, ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
People from low socio-economic positions in Britain eat more salt than the well off, irrespective of where they live, states a paper led by Warwick Medical School published on Tuesday in the BMJ Open journal .
Health Jan 07, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |