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Tags results for 'diet'

Males more likely to be 'fat and 40'

Posted in Medicine on 8th Nov, 2013 04:30 AM
by AlexMuller
Middle aged British men are more likely than women to be overweight, but less likely to diet, research suggests.

Study: 'Healthy Obese' Still at Increased Risk of Heart Attack

Posted in Medicine on 16th Nov, 2013 06:55 AM
by AlexMuller
Even metabolically “healthy” overweight and obese people are at an increased risk of heart attack and heart disease, according to a new study.

Obesity crisis: Future projections 'underestimated'

Posted in Medicine on 13th Jan, 2014 10:49 PM
by AlexMuller
Estimates that half the UK population will be obese by 2050 "underestimate" the problem, a report has claimed.

Obesity Rate for Young Children Plummets 43% in a Decade

Posted in Medicine on 27th Feb, 2014 12:12 AM
by AlexMuller
Federal health authorities on Tuesday reported a 43 percent drop in the obesity rate among 2- to 5-year-old children over the past decade.

Your tooth plaque can reveal diet, diseases hundreds of years after death

Posted in Science on 4th Mar, 2014 11:39 PM
by AlexMuller
Research shows that buried within plaque is a history of the bacteria that crossed the teeth it's come to coat.

Does a junk food diet make you lazy? UCLA psychology study offers answer

Posted in Medicine on 5th Apr, 2014 11:45 PM
by AlexMuller
A new UCLA psychology study provides evidence that being overweight makes people tired and sedentary, not the other way around.

Thinking 'obesity is a disease' makes you more likely to eat high-calorie food

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Apr, 2014 05:07 AM
by AlexMuller
Research suggests the “obesity is a disease” message actually undermines important weight-loss efforts.

High-fibre diet 'benefits heart attack patients'

Posted in Science on 30th Apr, 2014 11:44 PM
by AlexMuller
If you have had a heart attack, eat plenty of fibre because it may improve your long-term chances of recovery, say US researchers.

Healthy obesity a myth, say researchers

Posted in Science on 2nd May, 2014 12:02 AM
by AlexMuller
Obesity brings increased risk regardless of cholesterol, blood glucose and blood pressure readings.

Genetically Altered Bacteria Prevent Mice From Getting Fat

Posted in Medicine on 28th Jun, 2014 03:29 AM
by AlexMuller
The microbes appear to live in the gut and prevent obesity for up to four weeks.

The Fishy Origins of the Fish Oil Craze

Posted in Science on 5th Aug, 2014 05:07 AM
by AlexMuller
A widely cited, foundational study does not say what people say it does.

Mouth Bacteria Can Change Its Diet, Supercomputers Reveal

Posted in Software on 13th Aug, 2014 02:19 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists say these surprising findings might lead to better ways to prevent or even reverse the gum disease periodontitis, diabetes, and Crohn's disease.

Junk Food Diet Keeps Rats from Seeking Out New Foods

Posted in Science on 30th Aug, 2014 01:04 AM
by AlexMuller
Junk food may trap people in a cycle of unhealthy eating by making them less likely to try new foods and more likely to respond to cues for junk food in the future.

Health leaders call for emergency taskforce on obesity

Posted in Medicine on 1st Sep, 2014 01:52 AM
by AlexMuller
"An entire generation is being destroyed by a diet of junk food and sugary drinks".

Brain 'can be trained to prefer healthy food'

Posted in Science on 3rd Sep, 2014 12:22 AM
by AlexMuller
The brain can be trained to prefer healthy food over unhealthy high-calorie foods, using a diet which does not leave people hungry, suggests a study from the US.

Obesity is the new smoking, says NHS boss in England

Posted in Medicine on 18th Sep, 2014 10:59 PM
by AlexMuller
A quarter of adults, up from 15% 20 years ago, and one in five schoolchildren are obese, figures show.

Weight loss surgery greatly reduces diabetes risk

Posted in Medicine on 6th Nov, 2014 12:06 AM
by AlexMuller
Weight loss surgery can dramatically reduce the odds of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a major study.

Mediterranean diet keeps people 'genetically young'

Posted in Science on 3rd Dec, 2014 10:42 PM
by AlexMuller
Following a Mediterranean diet might be a recipe for a long life because it appears to keep people genetically younger, say US researchers.

Experimental food additive makes people feel full sooner

Posted in Science on 11th Dec, 2014 10:44 PM
by AlexMuller
Inulin-propionate ester (IPE) could be added to foods, causing them to suppress the consumer's appetite.

How the brain controls the burning of fat

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jan, 2015 07:29 PM
by AlexMuller
The findings give new insights into how the brain regulates body fat, and may lead to more effective ways to lose weight and prevent obesity.

Winter Months Causing Vitamin D Deficiency

Posted in Medicine on 16th Feb, 2015 05:47 PM
by AlexMuller
According to nutrition researcher Peter Horvath, nearly 50 percent of people have insufficient amounts of vitamin D and 25 percent may be considered deficient.

Feast-and-famine diet could help extend life, study suggests

Posted in Medicine on 1st Mar, 2015 07:38 PM
by AlexMuller
Intermittent fasting caused a slight increase to SIRT 3, a well-known gene that promotes longevity and is involved in protective cell responses.

New 'MIND' diet may significantly protect against Alzheimer’s disease

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Mar, 2015 12:59 PM
by AlexMuller
Even moderate adherence shows reduction in incidence, according to a paper published in the journal Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

Drinking coffee decreases the odds of getting liver cancer, study finds

Posted in Medicine on 30th Mar, 2015 10:13 PM
by AlexMuller
Drinking three or more of alcoholic drinks increases chances of liver cancer, but drinking coffee decreases odds, according to the World Cancer Research Fund.

Being overweight 'reduces dementia risk'

Posted in Medicine on 10th Apr, 2015 03:13 PM
by AlexMuller
Being overweight cuts the risk of dementia, according to the largest and most precise investigation into the relationship.

Ancestral diets determine vulnerability to type 2 diabetes

Posted in Science on 15th Jul, 2015 12:18 AM
by AlexMuller
New research reveals the significance of the nutrition endured by ancestors.

The MIND diet may slow brain aging by 7.5 years

Posted in Science on 7th Aug, 2015 11:16 PM
by AlexMuller
Eating a group of specific foods may slow cognitive decline among aging adults, even when not at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to researchers.

Trans fats, but not saturated fats, have been linked to greater risk of death and heart disease

Posted in Science on 15th Aug, 2015 10:06 PM
by AlexMuller
'For years everyone has been advised to cut out fats, but there are different kinds of fats.'

UK Diabetes cases soar by 60% in past decade

Posted in Medicine on 17th Aug, 2015 11:07 PM
by AlexMuller
More than 3.3 million people have the condition, up from 2.1 million in 2005. The inability to control the level of sugar in the blood can lead to blindness and amputations.

Can resveratrol really stave off Alzheimer’s disease?

Posted in Science on 12th Sep, 2015 11:19 PM
by AlexMuller
Extremely calorie-restricted diets greatly reduce age-related diseases in animals. The hope is that resveratrol activates sirtuins to get the same benefits.

Study shows antioxidant use may actually promote the spread of cancer

Posted in Medicine on 19th Oct, 2015 01:17 AM
by AlexMuller
Cancer cells may benefit more from antioxidants than normal cells, raising concerns about the use of antioxidants by cancer patients.

Obesity Linked With Blood Clots In Juveniles

Posted in Science on 19th Jan, 2016 12:35 AM
by AlexMuller
Obesity as determined by body mass index was a statistically significant predictor of blood clot formation in juveniles, the study showed.

Supplements may prevent and reverse damage to aging brain

Posted in Medicine on 6th Jun, 2016 07:20 PM
by AlexMuller
It's a mixture scientists believe could someday slow the progress of catastrophic neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's, ALS and Parkinson's.

True impact of global diabetes epidemic is vastly underestimated

Posted in Science on 12th Jul, 2016 04:59 PM
by AlexMuller
The prevalence of global diabetes has been seriously underestimated by at least 25 per cent, the paper suggests.

Being overweight 'ages people's brains'

Posted in Science on 5th Aug, 2016 05:12 PM
by AlexMuller
The brains of overweight people look "10 years older" than those of leaner peers, a study has found.

Mediterranean Diet May Have Lasting Effects on Brain Health

Posted in Medicine on 8th Jan, 2017 12:36 PM
by AlexMuller
A study shows that older people who followed a Mediterranean diet retained more brain volume over a three-year period than those who did not follow the diet as closely.

Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10-a-day

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Feb, 2017 05:20 PM
by Alex Muller
The study, by Imperial College London, calculated such eating habits could prevent 7.8 million premature deaths each year.

Fasting diet 'regenerates diabetic pancreas'

Posted in Medicine on 24th Feb, 2017 05:12 PM
by Alex Muller
The pancreas can be triggered to regenerate itself through a type of fasting diet, say US researchers.

chocolates are not just treats, they are good for your cognition

Posted in Science on 1st Jul, 2017 04:16 PM
by Alex Muller
Cocoa can be seen as a dietary supplement to protect human cognition and can counteract different types of cognitive decline.

Daily Leafy Greens May Slow Cognitive Decline

Posted in Medicine on 24th Dec, 2017 09:57 AM
by Alex Muller
One serving of leafy greens a day may slow brain aging by 11 years.

Diet rich in apples, tomatoes may help repair lungs of ex-smokers, study suggests

Posted in Medicine on 25th Dec, 2017 06:36 AM
by Alex Muller
The decline in lung function over a 10-year period was slower among former smokers with a diet high in tomatoes and apples.

Switching from unhealthy to healthier diet lowers depressive symptoms more than social support sessions

Posted in Medicine on 21st Mar, 2018 08:37 PM
by Alex Muller
Study suggests the right food may be powerful antidepressant.

Rise in cancers 'caused by weight'

Posted in Medicine on 24th Mar, 2018 12:12 AM
by Alex Muller
Being overweight or obese is a growing cause of cancer in the UK while cases caused by smoking are falling, according to a large study.

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