Newsy (Sep. 24, 2014) Three soda giants announced a plan to cut the amount of calories consumed via sugary drinks, but that doesn't mean cutting the calories in the drinks.
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AP (Feb. 27, 2014) The Obama administration says nutrition information on food is too confusing for consumers. The first lady announced proposed changes to the iconic Nutrition Facts panel that would make calories ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Sep. 30, 2013) 80% of meals in Laos consist of rice, which is rich in calories but poor in nutrients. This one-sided diet creates a lack of vitamins and minerals essential for healthy development.
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July 3, 2015 A new method for culturing stem cells has been developed, which sees the highly therapeutic cells grow faster and stronger. Stem cell therapy is showing promising signs for transplant patients, and ... read more
July 3, 2015 It may be possible to predict early which rheumatoid arthritis patients will fail to respond to the biologic drugs given to treat them, a study of 311 patients has found. These findings could help ... read more
June 30, 2015 This study investigates the associations between changes in national food energy supply and average population body weight in 24 high-, 27 middle- and 18 low-income countries. The authors found that ... read more
July 2, 2015 A rapid response plan for children at a hospital quickly identified stroke and other neurological problems. One in four children with stroke-like symptoms were diagnosed with stroke and 14 percent ... read more
July 29, 2014 New research has looked into whether we take liquid calories into account when planning meals. Participants completed a computer-based match-fullness task which assessed the expected satiation of ... read more
Jan. 16, 2014 Heavy adults who believe drinking diet soda will help them lose or keep weight off should think again. Researchers who examined national patterns in adult diet beverage consumption and calorie intake ... read more
Oct. 30, 2012 Low calorie foods may help people lose weight but there is often a problem that people using them do not feel full. New research shows that subtle manipulations of texture and creamy flavor can ... read more
Feb. 21, 2012 Is fructose being unfairly blamed for the obesity epidemic? Or do we just eat and drink too many calories? Researchers reviewed more than 40 published studies on whether the fructose molecule itself ... read more