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High-fat dairy products linked to reduced type 2 diabetes risk Consumption of high-fat yoghurt and cheese are linked to a reduction in the risk of type 2 diabetes by as much as a fifth, according to new research. High meat consumption, on the other hand, is linked to a higher risk.
Science Daily | Apr 2, 2015 12:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Critical windows to turn away junk food craving Researchers have shown there are two critical windows during the developmental pathway to adulthood when exposure to junk food is most harmful, particularly for female offspring.
Science Daily | Apr 2, 2015 12:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The brain-belly connection: Scientists find key genetic triggers in weight-regulating brain cells The little voice inside your head that tells you to eat, or stop eating, isnt a little voice its actually a cluster of about 10,000 specialized brain cells. And now, scientists have found tiny triggers inside those cells that give rise to this voice, and
Science Daily | Apr 2, 2015 12:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Eggs and chicken instead of beef reap major climate gains Beef on our plates is one of the biggest climate villains, but that does not mean we have to adopt a vegan diet to reach climate goals. Research results of a new study show that adopting a diet in which the protein derives from poultry is a smart and inex
Science Daily | Apr 1, 2015 12:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The rise of take-out food The number of take-out (takeaway) food outlets has risen substantially over the past two decades, with a large increase seen in areas of socioeconomic disadvantage, according to a study carried out across Norfolk, England.
Science Daily | Apr 1, 2015 01:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Physician recommendations result in greater weight loss Patients advised to lose weight by their physicians dropped more pounds on average than those who didn't receive a recommendation, according to new research. Using a national data set from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the study found ph
Science Daily | Mar 31, 2015 9:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New clues to why poor nutrition in the womb leads to obesity later in life Babies receiving poor nutrition in the womb tend to be smaller at birth, which has been linked to the development of obesity and other health problems later in life. Researchers continue to discover other consequences related to undernutrition during preg
Science Daily | Mar 31, 2015 2:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pesticides in fruit and vegetables linked to semen quality The first study to investigate the relationship between eating fruit and vegetables containing pesticide residues and the quality of men's semen has shown a link with lower sperm counts and percentages of normally-formed sperm.
Science Daily | Mar 31, 2015 01:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mechanisms that link compulsive binge eating with hypertension identified An estimated eight million adults in the U.S. suffer from binge eating disorder. Now, researchers have shown that compulsive binging on foods that are high in fat and sugar can trigger specific molecular changes that can lead to high blood pressure (hyper
Science Daily | Mar 30, 2015 6:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Blueberries show promise as treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder Roughly 8 percent of people in the US suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). SSRIs, such as Zoloft and Paxil, are the only currently-approved therapy, but their effectiveness is marginal. Researchers have found that blueberries could be an eff
Science Daily | Mar 30, 2015 5:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend