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Weight gain study suggests polyunsaturated oil healthier option Rapid weight gain from eating foods rich in saturated fats quickly increased bad cholesterol levels, even in otherwise healthy and normal-weight adults in their mid-20s. The opposite was true in those who ate products made with polyunsaturated fats, even
Science Daily | Oct 15, 2014 8:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Eating breakfast increases brain chemical involved in regulating food intake, cravings Eating breakfast, particularly meals rich in protein, increases young adults' levels of a brain chemical associated with feelings of reward, which may reduce food cravings and overeating later in the day. Understanding the brain chemical and its role in f
Science Daily | Oct 15, 2014 6:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fish oil supplements have little effect on irregular heartbeat High doses of fish oil supplements, rich in omega-3 fatty acids, do not reduce atrial fibrillation, a common type of irregular heartbeat in which the heart can beat as fast as 150 beats a minute, results from a clinical trial indicate.
Science Daily | Oct 14, 2014 8:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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US college students eat their vegetables; Really? US college students fare better than UK students on key health measures, a new study has shown. More than twice as many college students in the U.K. identified as smokers -- 39 percent compared with 16 percent in the U.S. Tobacco- and smoke-free campuses
Science Daily | Oct 14, 2014 7:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Knee replacement patients benefit when physician anesthesiologists quarterback care Knee replacement patients go home sooner, are highly satisfied and incur less cost when a physician anesthesiologist coordinates care, suggests research.
Science Daily | Oct 14, 2014 6:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mediterranean diet, olive oil and nuts can help reverse metabolic syndrome For people with metabolic syndrome, a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil or nuts may help reverse the condition, indicate findings from a clinical trial.
Science Daily | Oct 14, 2014 4:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Diet, exercise during pregnancy has hidden benefits It might not be obvious on the scales, but healthy eating and increased physical activity from walking during pregnancy is directly associated with a range of improved outcomes at birth, according to researchers.
Science Daily | Oct 14, 2014 1:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Slow enteral feeding protocol can reduce instances of death in extreme preterm infants A standardized slow enteral feeding protocol significantly reduces the incidence of necrotizing enterocoltis, or death of intestinal tissue, and death in infants with extremely low birth weight, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Oct 14, 2014 12:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Living near major roads may increase risk of sudden cardiac death in women Living near a major road was associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac death in women. Environmental exposure may increase heart disease risk as much as smoking, poor diet or obesity.
Science Daily | Oct 13, 2014 11:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Body contouring after bariatric surgery helps obese patients keep weight off Patients who have plastic surgery to reshape their bodies after bariatric procedures are able to maintain 'significantly greater' weight loss than those who do not have surgery, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Oct 11, 2014 9:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend