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New clues reveal how weight loss is regulated A hormone seen as a popular target to develop weight-loss drugs works by directly targeting the brain and triggering previously unknown activity in the nervous system, obesity researchers have found.
Science Daily | Oct 23, 2014 6:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Many in U.S. have poor nutrition, with the disabled doing worst Most US adults fail to meet recommended daily levels of 10 key nutrients, and those with disabilities have even worse nutrition than average, researchers report. An estimated 10 to 25 percent of U.S. adults fit into one or more category of disability, fro
Science Daily | Oct 23, 2014 3:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trans fats still weighing Americans down Americans are eating less trans and saturated fats than they were three decades ago, but they're still consuming these bad fats more than what's recommended for good cardiovascular health. Intake of healthy omega-3 fatty acid was steady over the last 30 y
Science Daily | Oct 22, 2014 8:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can bariatric surgery lead to severe headache? Bariatric surgery may be a risk factor for a condition that causes severe headaches, according to a study. In the study, gastric bypass surgery and gastric banding surgery were associated with later developing a condition called spontaneous intracranial h
Science Daily | Oct 22, 2014 8:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bariatric surgery success influenced by how people view their own weight Negative feelings about one's own weight, known as internalized weight bias, influence the success people have after undergoing weight loss surgery, according to research. The study is considered the first and only study to examine internalized weight bia
Science Daily | Oct 22, 2014 4:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lose the weight, not the potatoes, study says People can eat potatoes and still lose weight, a new study demonstrates. The study sought to gain a better understanding of the role of calorie reduction and the glycemic index in weight loss when potatoes are included in the diet.Some people have questio
Science Daily | Oct 22, 2014 4:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Diet for your DNA: Novel nutrition plan sparks debate around data protection Personalized nutrition based on an individual's genotype - nutrigenomics - could have a major impact on reducing lifestyle-linked diseases such as obesity, heart disease and Type II diabetes, experts say. However, a study of more than 9,000 volunteers rev
Science Daily | Oct 21, 2014 8:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How troubled marriage, depression history promote obesity The double-whammy of marital hostility and a history of depression can increase the risk for obesity in adults by altering how the body processes high-fat foods, according to new research.
Science Daily | Oct 21, 2014 8:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High percentage of recalled dietary supplements still have banned ingredients About two-thirds of FDA recalled dietary supplements analyzed still contained banned drugs at least 6 months after being recalled, according to a study. Banned substances identified in recalled supplements included sibutramine, sibutramine analogs, silden
Science Daily | Oct 21, 2014 8:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fight against Alzheimer's disease: New research on walnuts An new animal study reveals potential brain-health benefits of a walnut-enriched diet. Researchers suggest that a diet including walnuts may have a beneficial effect in reducing the risk, delaying the onset, slowing the progression of, or preventing Alzhe
Science Daily | Oct 21, 2014 4:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend