News tagged with poor nutrition

Short people more prone to heart disease: study

Short people are at greater risk of developing heart disease than tall people, according to the first systematic review and meta-analysis of all the available evidence, which is published online today in the European Heart ...

Jun 08, 2010
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Eat a carrot, hurt the economy? Sometimes

Eating a healthy diet may be good for you, but it may be unintentionally slimming for the economies of some developing countries, a new study says. British researchers modeled what could happen if people in Britain and Brazil ...

Nov 11, 2010
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One more reason to promote the family dinner

(PhysOrg.com) -- Health experts have long held that children shouldn't watch more than one to two hours a day of television. Too much screen time encourages sedentary behaviour and contributes to rising levels of obesity. ...

Jan 28, 2010
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Taste, odor intervention improves cancer therapy

Cancer and its therapies, including chemotherapy and radiotherapy, may directly alter and damage taste and odor perception, possibly leading to patient malnutrition, and in severe cases, significant morbidity, according to ...

Mar 31, 2009
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Making healthy choices easy for shoppers

FoodSwitch, an Australian-first iPhone app, has been launched recently to help shoppers make healthier food choices in the supermarket and reduce high levels of fat, salt and sugar from their diets.

Jan 19, 2012
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