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2014-02-18 14:07:05

A heartier appetite is linked to more rapid infant growth and to genetic predisposition to obesity, according to two papers published in JAMA Pediatrics today (Monday). The studies investigated how weight gain is linked to two key aspects of appetite, namely lower satiety responsiveness (a reduced urge to eat in response to internal 'fullness' signals) and higher food responsiveness (an increased urge to eat in response to the sight or smell of nice food). The first paper reveals that...

Neuroscience Study Reveals New Player In Obesity
2014-01-08 08:24:33

Tufts University, Health Sciences Campus A protein directs appetite suppressor in the brain; implications for obesity treatment A new neuroscience study sheds light on the biological underpinnings of obesity. The in vivo study, published in the January 8 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience, reveals how a protein in the brain helps regulate food intake and body weight. The findings reveal a potential new avenue for the treatment of obesity and may help explain why medications that are...

2014-01-04 23:23:21

Leptiburn reviews have been popping all over the internet and HealthAvenger.com reveals the truth about this supplement that has been created to aid in both the production of, and sensitivity to leptin. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Leptiburn, a Biotrust Nutrition supplement that promises to keep your body optimized for maximum fat loss throughout the entire weight loss process has caught the attention of HealthAvenger.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review....

2013-12-11 23:25:14

The new article on the site Vkool.com covers16 health benefits of laughter that involve in physical, emotional, physiological, and psychological aspects. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 The new article on the website Vkool.com delivers useful health benefits of laughter that help people understand how laughter can improve their overall health naturally. This article is really suitable for those people who want to learn the health benefits of laughter and make use of a laughter...

2013-12-04 23:02:14

Phen375 is the natural weight-loss supplement which utilizes natural ingredients to burn fat faster and help in the weight-loss process. Phen375 official website now offers 1 month extra supply on select packages. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Phen375 has gained a significant popularity among customers as well as great favor from health experts for its effective fat burning and appetite suppressant formula. The product has shown best clinical results and has gained high media...

2013-11-26 16:27:31

Study links genetic predisposition to childhood obesity Research has suggested that a particular gene in the brain's reward system contributes to overeating and obesity in adults. This same variant has now been linked to childhood obesity and tasty food choices, particularly for girls, according to a new study by Dr. Patricia Silveira and Prof. Michael Meaney of McGill University and Dr. Robert Levitan of the University of Toronto. Contrary to "blaming" obese individuals for making poor...

2013-11-14 13:25:33

While Americans generally consume enough protein, they tend to eat a small amount at breakfast, moderate amounts at lunch, and the largest amount at dinner. New research presented today at The Obesity Society's annual scientific meeting in Atlanta shows that eating high protein sausage and egg-based breakfasts curbed hunger throughout the morning, compared with a low-protein breakfast (pancakes and syrup) or skipping breakfast, in 18-55-year-old women. "Eating a breakfast rich in protein...

2013-10-30 10:35:36

Despite their efforts, many morbidly obese people continue to consume too much food (hyperphagia) compared to their reserves and their needs. And yet, the hunger hormone, called ghrelin, is most frequently found at a normal or even lower level in these patients. The Inserm Unit 1073 team “Nutrition, inflammation and dysfunction of the gut-brain axis” (Inserm/University of Rouen) has just explained this mechanism causing this paradoxical hyperphagia. Certain antibodies have a greater...

Gene For Overeating and Slow Metabolism
2013-10-25 09:36:10

[ Watch the Video: KSR2 Mutations are Associated With Obesity ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Cambridge say they’ve discovered a possible genetic origin for obesity which could slow the metabolism and drive a person to eat fatty foods. Though they say this genetic condition affects less than one in one hundred people, they were able to observe similar conditions in mice with the same genetic switches flipped. Those who are...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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