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Britain's obese in denial about their weight A majority of obese people in Britain would not describe themselves as obese, and many would not even describe themselves as very overweight, according to a study.
Science Daily | Nov 14, 2014 12:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Liver, brain communicate in order to regulate appetite The liver stores excess glucose, sugar, in the form of glycogen chains of glucose which is later released to cover body energy requirements. Diabetic patients do not accumulate glucose well in the liver and this is one of the reasons why they suffer from
Science Daily | Nov 13, 2014 5:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Moms with rheumatoid arthritis more likely to give birth prematurely Babies of women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or pre-clinical RA -- the period prior to symptoms -- are 1.5 times more likely to be born prematurely in Denmark. Findings indicate that body measurements of the baby at birth were only slightly lower in chi
Science Daily | Nov 13, 2014 12:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Puree helps kids make smooth transition to vegetables Adding tiny amounts of vegetable puree to milk and then rice at the time of weaning makes children more likely to eat vegetables, new research shows. Infants who consumed either milk (breast milk or formula) followed by rice mixed with vegetable puree ate
Science Daily | Nov 13, 2014 01:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pre-pregnancy body weight affects early development of human embryos New research indicates that the embryos of women who are overweight or obese at the time they conceive display distinct differences in early development compared to embryos from women of a healthy weight.
Science Daily | Nov 13, 2014 01:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Live longer? Save the planet? Better diet could nail both A new study shows how a shift away from this trajectory and toward healthier traditional Mediterranean, pescatarian or vegetarian diets could not only boost human lifespan and quality of life, but also slash greenhouse gas emissions and save habitat for e
Science Daily | Nov 12, 2014 6:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Moderate consumption of sugary drinks has little impact on adolescents' metabolic health Short-term, moderate consumption of high-fructose and high-glucose beverages has little impact on the metabolic health of weight-stable, physically active adolescents, scientists have found. The study measured several aspects of metabolic health, includin
Science Daily | Nov 12, 2014 5:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Marked benefits found for cancer prevention with a higher intake of fatty fish A new research review will once again have people asking for a second helping of wild Alaskan salmon at the dinner table. While several other studies have recently challenged the long-held belief of the benefits of a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids, this
Science Daily | Nov 12, 2014 5:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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'Nudges' try to help college students live healthier Here's one way to try to get college students to live healthier lifestyles: They log onto their computer and get lessons and emails, telling them why they should eat better, exercise and sleep right. That's what researchers at 13 universities discovered.
Science Daily | Nov 12, 2014 2:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Long-term benefits of popular diets are less than evident Dieters lost modest weight in the first year on popular diets such as Atkins, South Beach, Weight Watchers, and Zone. In longer term studies of Atkins and Weight Watchers, the weight dieters lost after the first year was partially regained after two years
Science Daily | Nov 11, 2014 10:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend