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Dietary fat is good? Dietary fat is bad? Coming to consensus Which is better, a low-fat/high-carbohydrate diet or a high-fat/low-carbohydrate diet -- or is it the type of fat that matters? In a new paper, researchers with diverse expertise and perspectives on the issues laid out the case for each position and came
Science Daily | Nov 15, 2018 7:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Should you eat a low-gluten diet? When healthy people eat a low-gluten and fiber-rich diet compared with a high-gluten diet they experience less intestinal discomfort including less bloating which researchers show are due to changes of the composition and function of gut bacteria. The new
Science Daily | Nov 15, 2018 4:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study of two tribes sheds light on role of Western-influenced diet in blood pressure A South American tribe living in near-total isolation with no Western dietary influences showed no increase in average blood pressure from age one to age 60, according to a new study. In comparison, a nearby tribe whose diet includes some processed foods
Science Daily | Nov 14, 2018 9:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Low-carb diets cause people to burn more calories Most people regain the weight they lose from dieting within one or two years, in part because the body adapts by slowing metabolism and burning fewer calories. A meticulous study now finds that eating fewer carbohydrates increases the number of calories b
Science Daily | Nov 14, 2018 5:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Checking very preterm babies' head size can help identify long-term IQ problems Regular early head circumference assessments add valuable information when screening for long-term neurocognitive risk - according to new research.
Science Daily | Nov 14, 2018 3:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
If your diet fails, try again; your heart will thank you Risk factors for cardiovascular disease closely track with changes in eating patterns, even only after a month or so.
Science Daily | Nov 13, 2018 10:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Weightlifting is good for your heart and it doesn't take much Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by 40 to 70 percent, according to a new study. Spending more than an hour in the weight room did not yield any additional benefit, the researchers found. The re
Science Daily | Nov 13, 2018 4:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Treating obesity: One size does not fit all Understanding the very different characteristics of subgroups of obese patients may hold the key to devising more effective treatments and interventions, new research found.
Science Daily | Nov 13, 2018 1:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Strongest evidence yet' that being obese causes depression New research has found the strongest evidence yet that obesity causes depression, even in the absence of other health problems.
Science Daily | Nov 12, 2018 2:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Weight during adolescence may affect pancreatic cancer risk in adulthood New research has linked adolescent obesity with up to a four-fold increased risk of pancreatic cancer later in life. The study's results also suggest that overweight and even higher weight within the 'normal' weight range in men may increase pancreatic ca
Science Daily | Nov 12, 2018 1:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend