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May 24, 2017

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May 24, 2017

Sleep Loss Affects Your Waistline

May 22, 2017 — Sleep loss increases the risk of obesity through a combination of effects on energy metabolism. This research will highlight how disrupted sleep patterns, a common feature of modern living, can ... read more

May 19, 2017 — Culinary treatments (boiling, microwaving, grilling, and deep frying) influence on proximate composition and antioxidant capacity of most cultivated mushrooms worlwide. A study has shown that ... read more

Study Shows Differences in Brain Activity Between Men, Women Who Are Obese

May 19, 2017 — A new study of obese people suggests that changes in their brains’ reward regions make them more prone to overeating, and that women and men exhibit different brain activity related to ... read more

Healthy Brain Aging Linked to Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids in the Blood

May 18, 2017 — Two new studies link patterns of polyunsaturated fatty acids in the blood to the integrity of brain structures and cognitive abilities that are known to decline early in aging. The studies add to the ... read more

Obesity Is in the Eye of the Beholder

May 18, 2017 — Doctors have a specific definition of what it means to be overweight or obese, but in the social world, gender, race and generation matter a lot for whether people are judged as 'thin ... read more

May 18, 2017 — It's a fat-burning secret anyone interested in bone health should know. For the first time, researchers show that exercising burns the fat found within bone marrow and offers evidence that this ... read more

Chance of Colon Cancer Recurrence Nearly Cut in Half in People Who Eat Nuts

May 18, 2017 — Something as simple as eating tree nuts may make a difference in the long-term survival of patients with colon cancer, a new study ... read more

Migrant Children Less Obese Due to Absent Grandmothers

May 17, 2017 — Children of migrants to Chinese cities have lower rates of obesity than youngsters in more affluent established urban families - probably because their grandparents are not around to over-feed them, ... read more

Tens of Millions of Americans Drink Alcohol at Dangerously High Levels, Study Finds

May 17, 2017 — Nearly 32 million adults in the United States consumed more than twice the number of drinks considered binge drinking on at least one occasion, according to a 2013 survey that asked about past-year ... read more

May 17, 2017 — A simple brain-training game could help children choose healthy snacks instead of chocolate and sweets, according to a new ... read more

Regular Physical Activity and Reduced Sedentary Time Reduces Build-Up of Dangerous Liver Fat

May 16, 2017 — New research shows that both regular physical activity and avoiding inactivity (sedentary behavior) help reduce build-up of dangerous liver fat, an important complication of ... read more

Breast Cancer Risk Is More Affected by Total Body Fat Than Abdominal Fat

May 16, 2017 — A reduction in overall body fat, rather than abdominal fat, is associated with lower levels of breast cancer markers. Levels of several breast cancer risk markers were reduced in postmenopausal women ... read more

May 16, 2017 — A team of investigators has identified key inflammatory cells involved in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Current treatment for the disorder involves changes to diet, yet no medication has been ... read more

Switching to a Low-Glycemic Diet May Stop Age-Related Eye Disease, Study Suggests

May 16, 2017 — Development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) could be arrested by switching from a high-glycemic to a low-glycemic diet, suggests a new study conducted in ... read more

Faster Feeding May Mean Faster Recovery in Pancreatitis

May 16, 2017 — When the excruciating pain of a pancreas attack sends someone to the hospital, eating is probably the last thing they’re thinking of. For decades, medical teams have kept such patients away from ... read more

Better Than BMI: More Accurate Way to Determine Adolescent Obesity

May 15, 2017 — Researchers have found a new, more accurate way to determine if adolescents are overweight, important findings considering many school districts label adolescents -- who tend to be more vulnerable to ... read more

Wasted Nutrients: The Result of Widespread Food Waste

May 15, 2017 — Food waste in America is estimated that around 1,217 calories per person per day are squandered. A new study looks beyond the caloric value of food waste and focuses on the nutritional value of the ... read more

May 11, 2017 — Tamoxifen is the gold standard for endocrine treatment of estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer. Tamoxifen is also known to have metabolic effects. A new study reports that the drug also prevents ... read more

May 10, 2017 — The largest observational study to date of dairy intakes and bone and frailty measurements in older adults has found that increased yogurt consumption was associated with a higher hip bone density ... read more

Experts Argue That Obesity Is a Chronic, Relapsing, Progressive Disease

May 10, 2017 — Experts consider the argument for obesity as a chronic relapsing disease process. They note that obesity fits the epidemiological model of a disease process except that the toxic or pathological ... read more

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