News tagged with snacks
Using a simple smartphone application to photograph one's meals is a useful slimming aid for the overweight, according to an experiment reported on Sunday.
Overweight and Obesity May 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Foods being marketed to children in UK supermarkets are less healthy than those marketed to the general population according to researchers at the University of Hertfordshire, who question whether more guidelines may be needed ...
Health May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(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 ...
Health Jul 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 11 |
Bread and rolls are the No. 1 source of salt in the American diet, accounting for more than twice as much sodium as salty junk food like potato chips.
Health Feb 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Looking for a new way to get that jolt of caffeine energy? Food companies are betting snacks like potato chips, jelly beans and gum with a caffeinated kick could be just the answer.
Health Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Popcorn's reputation as a snack food that's actually good for health popped up a few notches today as scientists reported that it contains more of the healthful antioxidant substances called "polyphenols" than fruits and ...
Health Mar 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A new study raises concern about chronic exposure of workers in industry to a food flavoring ingredient used to produce the distinctive buttery flavor and aroma of microwave popcorn, margarines, snack foods, ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Children who overreact to stressors may be at risk of becoming overweight or obese, according to researchers at Penn State and Johns Hopkins University.
Overweight and Obesity Feb 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Green calorie labels may lead people to see nutrition-poor foods in a healthier light.
Health Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Retail therapy is often lamented as wasteful and irresponsible, but new research from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business indicates that it can help alleviate certain negative emotions.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 14, 2013 | 2.2 / 5 (6) | 1 |
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 ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Once you pop the top of a tube of potato chips, it can be hard to stop munching its contents. But Cornell researchers may have found a novel way to help: Add edible serving size markers ...
Health May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Just because healthful foods are available in school cafeterias doesn't mean children are going to eat them, but in some cases, the very presence of such foods as whole fruit may actually prompt kids to ...
Health Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The increasing amount of time that people spend using computers, playing video games and watching TV is a major factor in rising rates of obesity worldwide, according to a new study.
Overweight and Obesity Aug 23, 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