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Roman Gladiators ate a mostly vegetarian diet and drank a tonic of ashes after training Roman gladiators ate a mostly vegetarian diet and drank ashes after training as a tonic. These are the findings of anthropological investigations carried out on bones of warriors found during excavations in the ancient city of Ephesos.
Science Daily | Oct 20, 2014 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
I have to walk how many miles to burn off this soda? Adolescents who saw printed signs explaining the number of miles they would need to walk to burn off the calories in a sugary drink were more likely to leave the store with a lower calorie beverage, a healthier beverage or a smaller size beverage, accordi
Science Daily | Oct 16, 2014 8:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Male and female brains aren't equal when it comes to fat Researchers have found that male and female brains respond in remarkably different ways to high-fat meals. Those differences in the brain lead to greater inflammation and increased health risks in males that indulge on fatty foods in comparison to females
Science Daily | Oct 16, 2014 4:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Jet lag can cause obesity by disrupting the daily rhythms of gut microbes Organisms ranging from bacteria to humans have circadian clocks to help them synchronize their biological activities to the time of day. A study now reveals that gut microbes in mice and humans have circadian rhythms that are controlled by the biological
Science Daily | Oct 16, 2014 4:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Diabetic sweetener obtained from tropical tree Mexican students obtained an ideal product for patients with diabetes
Science Daily | Oct 16, 2014 12:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gradual weight loss no better than rapid weight loss for long-term weight control Contrary to current dietary recommendations, slow and steady weight loss does not reduce the amount or rate of weight regain compared with losing weight quickly, new research has found.
Science Daily | Oct 15, 2014 11:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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