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Grapefruit juice stems weight gain in mice fed a high-fat diet, study finds Mice fed a high-fat diet gained 18 percent less weight when they drank clarified, no-pulp grapefruit juice compared with a control group of mice that drank water, a new study demonstrated. Juice-drinking mice also showed improved levels of glucose, insuli
Science Daily | Oct 8, 2014 7:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Price gap between more and less healthy foods grows Novel use of UK national data finds a growing gap between the prices of more and less healthy foods between 2002 and 2012. Healthy foods in 2012 are three times more expensive per calorie than less healthy foods.
Science Daily | Oct 8, 2014 6:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Reducing chronic disease in asian americans: Researchers target diet Asian Americans are at a high risk for diabetes, hypertension, heart attack and stroke because are under a misconception that their diet is healthy and not a risk factor for these chronic diseases, researchers say.
Science Daily | Oct 8, 2014 5:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Did fruit contribute to Apple's success? Steve Jobs swore by a fruit diet, as he believed it improved his ideas. And he wasn't wrong: food with high levels of tyrosine, like bananas, peaches and almonds, allow us to think harder and more creatively.
Science Daily | Oct 8, 2014 2:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Advocating for weight diversity: Prioritizing well-being over weight loss A new review of the way health care professionals emphasize weight to define health and wellbeing suggests the approach could be harmful to patients. Weight-inclusive approaches, such as the Health At Every Size initiative, emphasize a view of health and
Science Daily | Oct 7, 2014 5:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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High-sugar diet no problem for genetic mutants A genetic pathway for circumventing the weight gain that accompanies a high-sugar diet has been discovered by scientists. Building on previous work with C. elegans, researchers found that certain genetic mutants -- those with a hyperactive SKN-1 gene -- c
Science Daily | Oct 6, 2014 5:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Simple lifestyle interventions during pregnancy can prevent children from becoming obese In a study that followed more than 2,200 obese women during pregnancy, scientists found that some simple interventions can help prevent high birth weights in newborns. This is important because previous studies have shown that infants with a high birth we
Science Daily | Oct 6, 2014 3:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Type 2 diabetes clues revealed from study of identical twins By studying identical twins, researchers have identified mechanisms that could be behind the development of type 2 diabetes. This may explain cases where one identical twin develops type 2 diabetes while the other remains healthy.
Science Daily | Oct 6, 2014 1:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A family meal a day may keep obesity away Increasing rates of adolescent obesity and the likelihood that obesity will carry forward into adulthood, have led to various preventive initiatives.It has been suggested that family meals, which tend to include fruits, vegetables, calcium, and whole grai
Science Daily | Oct 3, 2014 5:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The larger your friends the larger your appetite, study shows Have you ever ordered more food at a restaurant than you intended? There are elements of dining rooms that actually prime you to eat more food. One such element is the weight of those dining with or near you. A new study found that the body type of your d
Science Daily | Oct 2, 2014 4:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend