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October 8, 2015

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October 8, 2015

Bisexual and Questioning Women Have Higher Risk of Eating Disorders

Sep. 2, 2015 — Young women who are attracted to both sexes or who are unsure about who they are attracted to are more likely to develop an eating disorder than those attracted to only one sex, according to a new ... read more

Food May Be Addictive: Food Craving May Be 'Hard-Wired' in the Brain

Aug. 31, 2015 — An international group of researchers have found that food craving activates different brain networks between obese and normal weight patients. This indicates that the tendency to want food may be ... read more

Can You Avoid Hangovers After Heavy Drinking?

Aug. 29, 2015 — Are some people immune to hangovers, and can eating or drinking water after heavy drinking prevent a hangover? The answers appear to be 'no' and 'no' according to new ... read more

Alzheimer’s Disease Thought to Be Accelerated by an Abnormal Build-Up of Fat in the Brain

Aug. 27, 2015 — People with Alzheimer’s disease have fat deposits in the brain. For the first time since the disease was described 109 years ago, researchers have discovered accumulations of fat droplets in the ... read more

Many Pregnant Women Have Insufficient Iodine; May Impair Baby's Neurological Development

Aug. 26, 2015 — New research has found that pregnant women in Sweden had inadequate levels of iodine in their diets. Proper iodine nutrition is necessary for neurological development of the fetus. Iodine is an ... read more

The Fear of Trying New Foods May Have Negative Dietary Implications

Aug. 26, 2015 — Neophobic children have a lower quality index in terms of the Mediterranean diet. Food neophobia is the fear of or refusal to try new foods. This is a typical feature in infant development. ... read more

Aug. 25, 2015 — Less than a month before Congress votes on whether to reauthorize a controversial program mandating healthier school lunches, a new study confirms the suspicions of school officials -- many students ... read more

GABA Supplementation Improves Planning for Actions, Study Shows

Aug. 18, 2015 — People show an enhanced ability of prioritizing planned actions after the ingestion of the food supplement GABA, reports a team of psychologists and other ... read more

Frequency of Family Meals Increased by a New School Presentation

Aug. 18, 2015 — Teaching young adolescents practical cooking skills leads to positive changes for the entire family, a new study concludes. In their article, researchers evaluated the Kinect-Ed presentation and ... read more

Effect of Presymptomatic BMI, Dietary Intake, Alcohol on ALS

Aug. 17, 2015 — Presymptomatic patients with the neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) consumed more daily calories but had lower body-mass index (BMI) than those individuals without ALS in a ... read more

Dealing With the Stigma and 'Lived Experience' of Obesity

Aug. 17, 2015 — How obese people feel about themselves has much to do with how they experience social stigma and it can change over time, a new study has ... read more

Link Between Marital Distress, Poor Food Choices Found by Study

Aug. 14, 2015 — A link between marital distress and poor food choices has been found by investigators. Hostile couples had significantly higher amounts of the appetite-triggering hormone after arguments if they were ... read more

Tetris Can Block Cravings, New Study Reveals

Aug. 13, 2015 — Playing Tetris on a smarthphone for as little as three minutes can weaken cravings for drugs, food and activities by as much as one-fifth, new research shows. In the first test of its kind to study ... read more

Aug. 6, 2015 — Understanding how and why we evolved such large brains is one of the most puzzling issues in the study of human evolution. A new study argues that carbohydrate consumption, particularly in the form ... read more

When Dinner Table Defiance Could Lead to Health Problems

Aug. 6, 2015 — When most people think of eating disorders, they think of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. But there’s another condition that has nothing to do with concerns over weight, shape or body image, ... read more

Aug. 5, 2015 — A challenging morning meeting or an interaction with an upset client at work may affect whether we go for that extra chocolate bar at lunch. In a study, researchers placed human volunteers in a ... read more

Consuming Highly Refined Carbohydrates Increases Risk of Depression

Aug. 5, 2015 — A diet high in refined carbohydrates may lead to an increased risk for new-onset depression in postmenopausal women, according to a study. The study looked at the dietary glycemic index, glycemic ... read more

High Salt Intake Could Be a Risk Factor for Multiple Sclerosis

Aug. 5, 2015 — Here's another reason to put the salt shaker down: New research involving mice shows that diets high in sodium may be a novel risk factor in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS) by ... read more

Aug. 3, 2015 — Picky eating among children is a common but burdensome problem that can result in poor nutrition for kids, family conflict, and frustrated parents. Although many families see picky eating as a phase, ... read more

Stress Hormone Reduces Heroin Cravings

July 28, 2015 — Every addiction is characterized by a strong desire for a certain addictive substance, be it nicotine, alcohol or other drug. Researchers recently conducted a study on heroin addiction and ... read more

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