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Are you having a hard time stopping yourself from having another bowl of ice cream? The reason may be in you genes. A group of UK researchers have revealed that a person’s love for high-fat food may already be hardwired in the brain.
Shares Nov 07, 2015 03:10 AM EST
Nearly half of American women gain more than the recommended amount of weight during their pregnancies. Only about one third gain the recommended amount of weight.
Shares Oct 31, 2015 11:43 PM EDT
Researchers say that people who eat food in moderation actually have lower diet quality and worse metabolic health than people who eat a small number of healthy foods.
Shares Oct 31, 2015 12:06 PM EDT
New research finds that low-fat diets were no better than higher-fat interventions in achieving and maintaining weight loss for periods longer than one year.
Shares Oct 31, 2015 11:47 AM EDT
Eating more food high in soluble fiber may help prevent metabolic disease and obesity, according to new research.
Shares Oct 30, 2015 03:43 AM EDT
Researchers at King’s College London in the UK have designed a novel test that can identify people who get old very quickly and are at high risk of age-related brain diseases.
Shares Oct 22, 2015 07:10 PM EDT
Training with light weights twice a week has been found to keep your brain healthier.
Shares Oct 23, 2015 01:48 AM EDT
A new study finds that a Mediterranean-style diet is associated with losing fewer brain cells due to aging. The Mediterranean diet includes eating more fish and plant-based foods and less meats and dairy.
Shares Oct 21, 2015 02:24 AM EDT
A new study has identified a specific protein in the blood that can be used to look for heart damage. This protein can be an early indicator of end-stage renal disease in people with hypertension.
Shares Oct 20, 2015 03:21 AM EDT
Prolonged sitting may be bad for you. Desks that allow you to work may help reduce the sedentary nature of a desk job.
Shares Oct 19, 2015 02:14 AM EDT
Dietary supplements cause more than 20,000 visits to emergency rooms each year, with many of the injuries in young adults who took supplements marketed for weight loss or as energy boosters.
Shares Oct 16, 2015 12:44 AM EDT
A study found that people with diabetes who drank a glass of red wine with dinner and ate a Mediterranean diet had better cholesterol levels than those who drank mineral water and ate the same diet.
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