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August 27, 2016

Social Influence Can Prompt Healthier Eating Choices

July 12, 2016 — Researchers have found that exposure to social-based messages promoting healthy eating can increase consumption of fruit and vegetables and reduce consumption of high-calorie snacks. It has been ... read more

What Do My Cravings Say About My Health?

June 14, 2016 — After a stressful day, it’s almost second nature to laze on the couch and drown our sorrows in a bowl of ice-cream or potato chips. Soon, we glance down and realize we’ve managed to consume the ... read more

Increased Saturated Fat Intake Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Apr. 19, 2016 — A link between higher intake of dietary saturated fat, a type of fat found commonly in foods such as fatty beef and cheese, and risk of aggressive prostate cancer has been identified by a research ... read more

Apr. 6, 2016 — People who eat fresh fruit on most days are at lower risk of heart attack and stroke than people who rarely eat fresh fruit, according to new research. The findings come from a seven-year study of ... read more

Quantifying the Environmental Benefits of Skipping the Meat

Apr. 4, 2016 — A new study tracks the emissions associated with 39 vegetarian meat alternatives, finding that producing these foods generates approximately 10 times less greenhouse gas emissions than producing ... read more

Monetary Incentives for Healthy Behavior Can Pay Off, Says Study

Apr. 1, 2016 — Monetary rewards for healthy behavior can pay off both in the pocketbook and in positive psychological factors like internal motivation, according to a new ... read more

Eating Beans, Peas, Chickpeas or Lentils May Help Lose Weight and Keep It Off

Mar. 30, 2016 — Eating one serving a day of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils could contribute to modest weight loss, a new study suggests. Eating about 3/4 cup (130 grams) each day of these foods known as pulses ... read more

Mar. 29, 2016 — In a new evolutionary proof of the old adage, 'we are what we eat,' scientists have found tantalizing evidence that a vegetarian diet has led to a mutation that -- if they stray from a ... read more

Adherence to Nutrition Recommendations, Use of Supplements Essential for Vegans

Mar. 22, 2016 — Vegans adhere to nutrition recommendations in varying degrees, according to a new Finnish study. Some vegans who participated in a new study followed a balanced diet, while others had dietary ... read more

Eating Polyunsaturated Fats Linked to Slowing Diabetes Progress for Some

Mar. 21, 2016 — Replacing saturated fat in the diet with polyunsaturated fat, found in foods such as vegetable oils or nuts, is linked to slower progress of type 2 diabetes in people with prediabetes whose muscles ... read more

Vegans May Lack Essential Nutrient Intake, Study Reports

Mar. 16, 2016 — The health benefits of a plant-based diet is well-known, but the question remains: Could vegans be at risk for deficiency of essential nutrients? A retrospective review indicated that vegans should ... read more

Broccoli May Offer Protection Against Liver Cancer, Study Shows

Mar. 3, 2016 — Eating broccoli three to five times per week can lower the risk of many types of cancers, research has indicated. Consuming a high-fat, high-sugar diet and having excess body fat is linked with the ... read more

Adolescent Weight Gain on Popular Injectable Contraceptive May Depend on Micronutrient Intake

Feb. 2, 2016 — Since its introduction nearly 23 years ago, the popular injectable contraceptive depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) has been associated with causing substantial weight gain in some adolescent ... read more

Higher Dietary Fiber Intake in Young Women May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Feb. 1, 2016 — Women who eat more high-fiber foods during adolescence and young adulthood--especially lots of fruits and vegetables--may have significantly lower breast cancer risk than those who eat less dietary ... read more

Cholesterol Levels Improve With Weight Loss, Healthy Fat-Rich Diet

Jan. 29, 2016 — Weight loss programs that provide healthy fats, such as olive oil in the Mediterranean diet, or a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet have similar impacts on pound-shedding, research shows. More ... read more

What You Eat Can Influence How You Sleep

Jan. 14, 2016 — A new study found that eating less fiber, more saturated fat and more sugar is associated with lighter, less restorative, and more disrupted ... read more

Higher Fat Variation of DASH Diet Lowers Blood Pressure, Triglycerides, Study Shows

Jan. 11, 2016 — A higher fat DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet lowered blood pressure to the same extent as the DASH diet, but also reduced triglycerides and did not significantly raise LDL ... read more

Community Food Bank Study Dispels Belief Healthy Diets Are Costly

Jan. 5, 2016 — Contrary to popular belief, healthy diets rich in fruits and vegetables are affordable, say researchers whose study focused on community food bank ... read more

Looking for the Best Antioxidant Fruit? Search No Further Than Black Raspberries

Dec. 7, 2015 — The science behind superfood stories: Antioxidant properties of raspberry and blackberry fruits grown in Central ... read more

Healthy Diet May Reduce Risk of Ovarian Cancer in African-American Women

Nov. 13, 2015 — A healthy diet may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer in African-American women, according to new ... read more

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