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April 26, 2015

Apr. 23, 2015 — An enzyme secreted by the body's fat tissue controls energy levels in the brain, according to new research. The findings, in mice, underscore a role for the body's fat tissue in controlling ... read more

Alginate-Enriched Bread Shown to Reduce Fat Digestion and Absorption in Patients With NAFLD

Apr. 23, 2015 — Alginate-enriched bread has the potential to inhibit fat digestion and circulatory lipids in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver ... read more

Clinical Studies Show 'CHORI-Bar' Results in Broad Scale Health Improvements

Apr. 22, 2015 — A fruit-based micronutrient and fiber-dense supplement bar was shown in clinical trials to improve metabolism in overweight/obese otherwise healthy adults in ways that are consistent with reduced ... read more

Almost a Fifth in UK Still Not Eating ANY Whole Grains

Apr. 20, 2015 — Experts are calling for the introduction of guidelines around the amount of whole grains we should be eating after it was revealed almost one in five of those in the United Kingdom are not eating any ... read more

New Research Shows How to Tackle Obesity

Apr. 17, 2015 — One size does not fit all when it comes to tackling obesity, according to a new study. Researchers looking at how to tackle England's country's obesity issue and found that currently ... read more

How to Develop Healthy Eating Habits in a Child: Start Early and Eat Your Vegetables

Apr. 17, 2015 — A healthy diet promotes success in life -- better concentration and alertness, better physical health that translates into good mental and emotional ... read more

Apr. 16, 2015 — Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages can suppress the hormone cortisol and stress responses in the brain, but diet beverages sweetened with aspartame do not have the same effect, according to a new ... read more

Obesity Significantly Increases Prostate Cancer Risk in African-American Men

Apr. 16, 2015 — Obesity in black men substantially increases the risk of low- and high-grade prostate cancer, while obesity in white men moderately reduces the risk of low-grade cancer and only slightly increases ... read more

Apr. 16, 2015 — Baby teeth from children who died during the 1845-52 Irish famine could help us predict the future health of children born today, according to new research. Investigators found that the biochemical ... read more

Eight Nutrients to Protect the Aging Brain

Apr. 15, 2015 — Brain health is the second most important component in maintaining a healthy lifestyle according to a 2014 AARP study. As people age they can experience a range of cognitive issues from decreased ... read more

Are Health Apps Beneficial for Healthy People?

Apr. 14, 2015 — Health apps have the potential to make a broad impact on the health of the general population, argues one expert. But another explains that there is not enough evidence to support such claims and ... read more

Apr. 14, 2015 — After just five days of eating a high-fat diet, the way in which the body's muscle processes nutrients changes, which could lead to long-term problems such as weight gain, obesity, and other ... read more

How Does Bench Angle Affect Upper Body Muscle Activation During Bench Press Exercise?

Apr. 14, 2015 — Muscular activation during exercise is the key to developing muscle mass and strength and the bench press exercise is a popular and widely used method of building upper body strength. In a new study, ... read more

Apr. 13, 2015 — Researchers have discovered how vitamin E deficiency may cause neurological damage by interrupting a supply line of specific nutrients and robbing the brain of the 'building blocks' it ... read more

Is the Length of Work Careers Determined in Utero?

Apr. 13, 2015 — Low weight at birth increased the risk of disability pension among men, reveals a new study. Around 20% of the cohort members born in 1934–44 retired on a disability pension between 1971 and ... read more

Apr. 13, 2015 — While the phrase “an apple a day” is a popular saying, a new study suggests that pears as part of a healthy diet could play a role in helping to manage type 2 diabetes and diabetes-induced ... read more

Being Underweight in Middle Age Associated With Increased Dementia Risk

Apr. 9, 2015 — Middle-aged people who are underweight (with a Body Mass Index [BMI] less than 20 kg/m2) are a third more likely to develop dementia than people of similar age with a healthy BMI, according to new ... read more

Gene Loss Creates Eating Disorder-Related Behaviors in Mice

Apr. 9, 2015 — Building on their discovery of a gene linked to eating disorders in humans, a team of researchers has now shown that loss of the gene in mice leads to several behavioral abnormalities that resemble ... read more

Choice of Protein And Carbohydrate-Rich Foods May Have Big Effects on Long-Term Weight Gain

Apr. 9, 2015 — Small changes to the types of protein- and carbohydrate-rich foods that we eat may have a large impact on preventing long-term weight gain. The study also suggests that changes in refined ... read more

Male Offspring Get Most Benefit from Pregnant Mother's Exercise

Apr. 8, 2015 — Male offspring appear to benefit more than females from the positive effects of exercise during pregnancy, an animal study has found. "Maternal exercise significantly improved male ... read more

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