Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Did we really gain weight during the pandemic?

Many people have been talking about the "COVID 15," referring to gaining 15 pounds during quarantine. But did people really gain weight? This question intrigued researchers. So they examined patient data from electronic health ...

Health

The health risk raised by ultra-processed foods

Supermarket shelves are increasingly flooded with foods produced by extensive industrial processing, which are generally low in essential nutrients, high in sugar, oil and salt and liable to be overconsumed. A study by the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Temperament affects children's eating habits

Parents with temperamental children should pay special attention to helping them develop good eating habits. These children are more susceptible to developing an unhappy relationship with food, researchers from the Norwegian ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Why do women gain weight during menopause?

For most women, perimenopause—the transition to menopause—begins in their 40s. The entire menopause process typically lasts around four years and begins with the ovaries making less estrogen.

Health

Take small bites toward better nutrition

Good nutrition doesn't have to be difficult or restrictive, and achieving good eating habits can be done bit by bit or, more accurately, bite by bite, said Jenna Anding, Ph.D., a registered dietician nutritionist with the ...

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