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Fatty acid composition in blood reflects quality of dietary carbohydrates in children Fatty acid composition in blood is not only a biomarker for the quality of dietary fat, but also reflects the quality of dietary carbohydrates, new research shows. This study showed that a higher consumption of candy and a lower consumption of high-fibre
Science Daily | Apr 7, 2014 2:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Parental obesity and autism risk in the child: Is paternal obesity a greater risk factor than maternal obesity? Several studies have looked at possible links between maternal obesity during pregnancy and the risk of developmental disorders in the child. However, paternal obesity could be a greater risk factor than maternal obesity, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Apr 7, 2014 1:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Over a lifetime, childhood obesity costs $19,000 per child Childhood obesity comes with an estimated price tag of $19,000 per child when comparing lifetime medical costs to those of a normal weight child, according to an analysis. When multiplied by the number of obese 10-year-olds in the United States, lifetime
Science Daily | Apr 7, 2014 1:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Does a junk food diet make you lazy? Psychology study offers answer A new psychology study provides evidence that being overweight makes people tired and sedentary, rather than vice versa. Life scientists placed 32 female rats on one of two diets for six months. The first, a standard rat's diet, consisted of relatively un
Science Daily | Apr 5, 2014 02:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Low-dose aspirin won't prevent pregnancy loss, study shows Low-dose aspirin, in general, is not beneficial for future pregnancy outcomes in women with prior pregnancy loss, a medical trial has found. However, in women with one pregnancy loss within the previous 12 months, there did appear to be a benefit. Many he
Science Daily | Apr 4, 2014 7:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In mice, obese dads produce heavier daughters with epigenetically altered breast tissue Obese male mice and normal weight female mice produce female pups that are overweight at birth and in childhood, and have increased number of 'terminal end buds' in their breast tissue -- the site where breast cancer often develops in rodents. 'Researcher
Science Daily | Apr 4, 2014 6:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
More than half of high-risk alcohol users report improvement after surgery Much has been reported about the potential for increased risk of alcohol misuse after weight loss surgery (WLS), with most theories pointing to lower alcohol tolerance and a longer time to return to a sober state after surgery, but a new study suggests th
Science Daily | Apr 3, 2014 7:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Morning rays keep off pounds A surprising new strategy for managing your weight? Bright morning light. People who had most of their daily exposure to bright light in the morning had a significantly lower body mass index (BMI) than those who had most of their light exposure later in t
Science Daily | Apr 3, 2014 01:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Key chocolate ingredients could help prevent obesity, diabetes Improved thinking. Decreased appetite. Lowered blood pressure. The potential health benefits of dark chocolate keep piling up, and scientists are now homing in on what ingredients in chocolate might help prevent obesity, as well as type-2 diabetes. They f
Science Daily | Apr 2, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Good diet boosts health but not wealth The idea that a good diet means a healthy population with lower health costs only holds true when it comes to emergency care, a study shows. Although men and women aged over 65 years who ate healthily had shorter stays in hospital, they were strong users
Science Daily | Apr 2, 2014 1:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend