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Weight and diet may help predict sleep quality Overweight adults spend more of their sleep in REM stage than healthy weight adults do, says Penn Medicine study.
Medical News Today | Jun 13, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Late sleepers have a poorer diet People who sleep late tend to have poorer diets and to be less physically active, but their BMI is not necessarily any higher, says a new study.
Medical News Today | Jun 13, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A diet lacking in zinc is detrimental to human and animal health Even moderate zinc deficiency is bad for digestion.The trace element zinc has an impact on the essential metabolic functions of most living organisms.
Medical News Today | Jun 10, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rehydrating with soda on a hot day may worsen dehydration Rat study finds that soft drinks may increase dehydration and associated kidney injury.Repeated heat-related dehydration has been associated with increased risk of chronic kidney damage in mice.
Medical News Today | Jun 8, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mediterranean diet high in vegetable fats 'benefits weight as much as low-fat diet' Researchers suggest a Mediterranean diet rich in vegetable fats is comparable to a low-fat diet when it comes to weight loss and waist circumference.
Medical News Today | Jun 8, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Green tea compound could help treat Down syndrome Researchers suggest a compound in green tea called epigallocatechin gallate may improve cognitive function for people with Down syndrome.
Medical News Today | Jun 7, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Intervention reduces rates of overweight tots by half Mothers who practiced responsive parenting - including reacting promptly and appropriately to hunger and fullness cues - were less likely to have overweight babies at their one-year checkup than...
Medical News Today | Jun 7, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Copper is key in burning fat Berkeley scientist says results could provide new target for obesity research.A new study is further burnishing copper's reputation as an essential nutrient for human physiology.
Medical News Today | Jun 7, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: A Doctor on Schedule, Rarely on Time Everyone can tell when I'm behind. Every visit is pared to essentials. Paperwork is postponed, chatting minimized.
New York Times | Jun 6, 2016 4:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Could dietary fiber be key to successful aging? A study that followed older adults finds those whose diet had the most fiber had the best odds of remaining disease- and disability-free 10 years later.
Medical News Today | Jun 3, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend