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Backpack physics: Smaller hikers carry heavier loads Hikers are generally advised that the weight of the packs they carry should correspond to their own size, with smaller individuals carrying lighter loads. Although petite backpackers might appreciate the excuse to hand off heavier gear to the larger membe
Science Daily | Oct 21, 2014 3:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Misreporting diet information could impact nutrition recommendations for Hispanics Faulty self-reporting of the food we eat can lead to incorrect conclusions about whether we are meeting dietary recommendations for certain essential nutrients, say researchers. A new study is the first to examine how accounting for the problem of misrepo
Science Daily | Oct 21, 2014 2:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hungry or not, kids will eat treats Even though they are not hungry, children as young as three will find high-energy treats too tempting to refuse, new research has confirmed. In a study of three and four year olds, 100 per cent of children opted for a sweet or savory snack despite eating
Science Daily | Oct 21, 2014 2:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obesity link to increased risk for orthopedic conditions, surgical complications Obesity affects individual patient care, the healthcare system and nearly every organ in the body. People with obesity often have other health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, certain tumors and cancers, and psychiatric disorders. However, the
Science Daily | Oct 20, 2014 6:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fish intake associated with boost to antidepressant response Up to half of patients who suffer from major depression do not respond to treatment with Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors. Now a group of researchers has carried out a study that shows that increasing fatty fish intake appears to increase the respo
Science Daily | Oct 20, 2014 1:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Work to improve children's health should start before mother becomes pregnant The key to making future generations healthier could lie before the mother becomes pregnant, researchers believe. In a new article, they say that a greater understanding is needed of the role of maternal nutrition in preconception and its impact on the ch
Science Daily | Oct 20, 2014 1:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pediatric allergology: Fresh milk keeps infections at bay Infants fed on fresh rather than UHT cows milk are less prone to infection, new research suggests. The authors recommend the use of alternative processing methods to preserve the protectants found in the natural product.
Science Daily | Oct 20, 2014 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Roman Gladiators ate a mostly vegetarian diet and drank a tonic of ashes after training Roman gladiators ate a mostly vegetarian diet and drank ashes after training as a tonic. These are the findings of anthropological investigations carried out on bones of warriors found during excavations in the ancient city of Ephesos.
Science Daily | Oct 20, 2014 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
I have to walk how many miles to burn off this soda? Adolescents who saw printed signs explaining the number of miles they would need to walk to burn off the calories in a sugary drink were more likely to leave the store with a lower calorie beverage, a healthier beverage or a smaller size beverage, accordi
Science Daily | Oct 16, 2014 8:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Male and female brains aren't equal when it comes to fat Researchers have found that male and female brains respond in remarkably different ways to high-fat meals. Those differences in the brain lead to greater inflammation and increased health risks in males that indulge on fatty foods in comparison to females
Science Daily | Oct 16, 2014 4:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend