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Am I fat? Many of today's adolescents don't think so Admitting that you have a weight problem may be the first step in taking action, but a new study found that an increasing number of overweight adolescents do not consider themselves as such.
Science Daily | Jul 14, 2015 4:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
This is your brain on fried eggs: Brain, motivation and eating a high-fat diet High-fat feeding can cause impairments in the functioning of the mesolimbic dopamine system, according to new research. This system is a critical brain pathway controlling motivation. These findings may have important health implications.
Science Daily | Jul 14, 2015 3:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nutrients turn on key tumor signaling molecule, fueling resistance to cancer therapy Tumors can leverage glucose and another nutrient, acetate, to resist targeted therapies directed at specific cellular molecules, according to Ludwig Cancer Research scientists studying glioblastoma, a deadly brain cancer. The findings demonstrate that nut
Science Daily | Jul 13, 2015 8:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fat fish illuminate human obesity Blind cavefish that have adapted to annual cycles of starvation and binge-eating have mutations in the gene MC4R, the same gene that is mutated in certain obese people with insatiable appetites, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Jul 13, 2015 8:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Consumers should seek a variety of fiber sources to get the maximum health benefits Consumers who get fiber from many sources -- both naturally occurring and added in manufacturing -- may benefit more than people who limit their intake to a single type, according to an expert.
Science Daily | Jul 13, 2015 6:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obesity drug has no effect on baby birthweights, study finds Treating obese pregnant women with a diabetes drug does not stop their babies from being born overweight, a study has found. Doctors had hoped that the treatment would help to reduce obesity rates and lower the number of difficult births.
Science Daily | Jul 10, 2015 1:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ancestral diets determine vulnerability to type 2 diabetes The middle classes from developing countries are more susceptible than western Caucasians to obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in today's changing environment. New research reveals this may be a result of the nutrition endured by their a
Science Daily | Jul 10, 2015 1:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Diet and exercise does not prevent gestational diabetes in obese women A diet and exercise regime for high-risk obese pregnant women, whilst effective in promoting a healthy lifestyle, does not prevent gestational diabetes, finds a new study. The research suggests that programs promoting healthy behaviors are unlikely to be
Science Daily | Jul 10, 2015 12:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nutrition researchers develop healthy beverage index Researchers have developed a new scoring method for assessing beverage intake, the Healthy Beverage Index (HBI). In a report, they describe how this tool can be used to more accurately evaluate dietary consumption of all types of fluids. They found that h
Science Daily | Jul 9, 2015 10:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Blood pressure levels, prevalence among U.S. children, adolescents declined in past decade Recent trends in blood pressure levels and prevalence of elevated blood pressure in the United States have been published in a new article. Data shows that blood pressure levels among American youth have declined over the past decade.
Science Daily | Jul 9, 2015 3:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend