News tagged with snacks

Mixed reviews for healthier school lunch fare

School cafeteria managers on the hunt for foods that are healthy and will also please finicky students are sampling bean burgers, peanut butter substitutes and other alternatives at a convention in Boston.

Jul 14, 2014
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Brain sets prices with emotional value

You might be falling in love with that new car, but you probably wouldn't pay as much for it if you could resist the feeling. Researchers at Duke University who study how the brain values things—a field ...

Jul 02, 2013
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American snacking habits to blame for obesity: study

(Medical Xpress) -- In a new study published in PLoS Medicine, researchers have shown that it is not only the American habit of “super-sizing” meals that is leading to obesity, but the number of sna ...

Jul 01, 2011
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The craving brain

"All I want is a huge steak. I must need more iron." Chances are you, too, have uttered similar words, and quickly proceeded to a local steakhouse for dinner.

Feb 12, 2014
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Manga comics may help promote fruit consumption among youth

A recent pilot study in Brooklyn, New York, with minority students found that exposure to Manga comics (Japanese comic art) promoting fruit intake significantly improved healthy snack selection. As snacking accounts for up ...

Feb 10, 2014
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Lack of sleep? Keep away from the buffet

New research from Uppsala University shows that sleep-deprived people select greater portion sizes of energy-dense snacks and meals than they do after one night of normal sleep. Poor sleep habits can therefore affect people's ...

Feb 20, 2013
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