News tagged with snacks
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 |
(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
A University of Illinois study shows that dietary fiber promotes a shift in the gut toward different types of beneficial bacteria. And the microbes that live in the gut, scientists now believe, can support a healthy gastrointestinal ...
Health Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Blame it on your genes? Researchers from The Miriam Hospital's Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center say individuals with variations in certain "obesity genes" tend to eat more meals and snacks, consume more calories ...
Overweight and Obesity May 23, 2012 | 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 |
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
Do you always get popcorn at the movies? Or snack while you're on the couch watching television? A new paper by USC researchers reveals why bad eating habits persist even when the food we're eating doesn't taste good. The ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 01, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
(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 |
A high-fat diet can be bad for your health. However, a snack-based "cafeteria"-style diet of highly palatable, energy-dense foods is even worse, according to new research.
Health Jun 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
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
A study suggests that states with stricter school meal nutrition standards were associated with better weight status among students who received free or reduced-price lunches compared with students who did not eat school ...
Pediatrics Apr 08, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
Green calorie labels may lead people to see nutrition-poor foods in a healthier light.
Health Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study by the University of Liverpool has found that celebrity endorsement of a food product encourages children to eat more of the endorsed product. It also found that children were prompted to eat more of the endorsed ...
Pediatrics Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0