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Fiber consumption linked to lower breast cancer risk Consuming a diet high in fiber was linked with a reduced incidence of breast cancer in an analysis of all relevant prospective studies.
Science Daily | 7 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Larger thighs associated with lower risk of heart disease in obesity A larger thigh circumference may be associated with lower blood pressure and a reduced risk of heart disease in people with obesity, according to a new study. In overweight and obese Chinese men and women, larger thigh circumferences were associated with
Science Daily | Apr 4, 2020 7:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
COVID-19 pandemic may exacerbate childhood obesity Public health scientists predict that school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic will exacerbate the epidemic of childhood obesity in the United States. Researchers expect that COVID-19-related school closures will double out-of-school time this year fo
Science Daily | Apr 3, 2020 4:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lifestyle changes could delay memory problems in old age, depending on our genes Researchers have shown that how we respond to changes in nutrients at a molecular level plays an important role in the aging process, and this is directed by some key genetic mechanisms.
Science Daily | Apr 2, 2020 6:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Most diets lead to weight loss and lower blood pressure, but effects largely disappear after a year Reasonably good evidence suggests that most diets result in similar modest weight loss and improvements in cardiovascular risk factors over a period of six months, compared with a usual diet.
Science Daily | Apr 1, 2020 10:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Infants introduced early to solid foods show gut bacteria changes that may portend future health risks Infants who were started on solid foods at or before three months of age showed changes in the levels of gut bacteria and bacterial byproducts, called short-chain fatty acids, measured in their stool samples, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Mar 31, 2020 8:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Poor fitness may impede long-term success in weight loss program People who are very out of shape when they begin a behavioral weight loss program lose less weight in the long term than those who are more fit, suggests a new study.
Science Daily | Mar 31, 2020 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cuomo threatens to sue Rhode Island if it doesn't ease up on New Yorkers during coronavirus pandemic The New York area has been the hardest-hit region in the United States during the novel coronavirus pandemic, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) doesn't want his state singled out.After President Trump said he was considering quarantining New York, New Jersey,
Yahoo! News | Mar 29, 2020 11:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oprah on coronavirus: 'Playing it as safe as I possibly can' Oprah Winfrey says shes playing it safe when it comes to the rapidly spreading coronavirus. The 66-year-old entertainment icon told The Associated Press on Friday that she has been quarantining and practicing social distancing at her home even if that mea
Yahoo! News | Mar 27, 2020 8:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Too much salt weakens the immune system A high-salt diet is not only bad for one's blood pressure, but also for the immune system. Mice fed a high-salt diet were found to suffer from much more severe bacterial infections. Human volunteers who consumed additional six grams of salt per day also s
Science Daily | Mar 25, 2020 6:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend