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New school meal requirements: More harm than good? New federal regulations requiring school meals to contain more whole grains, less saturated fat and more fruits and vegetables, while perhaps improving some aspects of the food being served at schools across the United States, may also be perpetuating eat
Science Daily | Nov 18, 2014 12:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nothing fishy about health benefits of plant-based omega-3 fatty acid Increasing the amount of omega-3s in your diet, whether from fish or flax, will likely decrease your risk of getting heart disease, according to nutritionists. A substantial amount of evidence exists supporting the heart-health benefits of eicosapentaenoi
Science Daily | Nov 17, 2014 10:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Working night shift burns less energy, increases risk of weight gain People who work the night shift are likely burning less energy during a 24-hour period than those on a normal schedule, increasing their risk for weight gain and obesity, according to a new study.
Science Daily | Nov 17, 2014 9:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fat around heart may cause irregular heartbeat The layer of fat that surrounds the heart may be a better predictor of atrial fibrillation than body mass index, the most common measure of obesity, a study has found. Obesity is commonly measured as a persons body mass index (BMI). But a new study has fo
Science Daily | Nov 17, 2014 9:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Setting family rules promotes healthier behavior in children Setting specific family rules about healthy eating and sedentary behavior actually leads to healthier practices in children, a new study has confirmed.
Science Daily | Nov 17, 2014 6:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Newly discovered hormone points to potential treatment for obesity, type 2 diabetes, fatty liver disease Researchers have discovered how a previously unknown hormone serves as a messenger from fat cells to the liver and are investigating the potential of developing a new treatment for metabolic disorders.
Science Daily | Nov 17, 2014 5:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Calorie-restricting diets slow aging, study finds Neuroscientists have shown that calorie-reduced diets stop the normal rise and fall in activity levels of close to 900 different genes linked to aging and memory formation in the brain.
Science Daily | Nov 17, 2014 4:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Improvement in heart disease risk factors shown in project results The Heart of New Ulm is a 10-year community intervention aimed at reducing the rate of modifiable cardiovascular disease risk factors in a rural community through interventions delivered through clinical, worksite, and broader community settings with goal
Science Daily | Nov 17, 2014 2:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Home cooking a main ingredient in healthier diet, study shows People who frequently cook meals at home eat healthier and consume fewer calories than those who cook less, according to new research. The findings also suggest that those who frequently cooked at home -- six-to-seven nights a week -- also consumed fewer
Science Daily | Nov 17, 2014 1:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Electronic monitoring device may help lower salt intake Using an electronic monitoring device may help heart failure patients and their families stick to a low-salt diet, according to research.
Science Daily | Nov 16, 2014 11:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend