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2012-10-13 04:00:08

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2012-06-01 23:01:01

Escape the Matrix LLC is now offering a new, more potent and effect weight loss product, Raspberry Ketone Pro. Orem, Utah (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 Escape the Matrix LLC is now offering a raspberry ketone product for those who want to lose weight quickly. Raspberry ketone products have become increasingly popular since it was mentioned by Dr. Oz on his notorious talk show, and individuals have become more aware of the benefits of this type of product. The product, called Raspberry Ketone Pro,...

Can Too Much Sugar Make You Stupid?
2012-05-16 07:09:59

Dentists have long warned that too much sugar can rot a person's teeth, but scientists at UCLA have discovered evidence that too much soda and candy could also rot a person's brain. The study, which was published Tuesday in the Journal of Physiology, discovered how a diet that is "steadily high" in fructose can slow down the function of the brain, impairing memory and learning ability, the Los Angeles-based university said in a May 15 press release. Those adverse effects, they say, can...

2012-05-08 02:23:47

DENVER, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindless eating and carb confusion continue to plague American waistlines. Atkins Nutritionals, Inc., a leader in the weight-management category, today announced findings from the Atkins(TM) Carb Index Survey. The study uncovered that Americans typically do not monitor what is on their plates, with close to six in ten confessing they do not know how many carbohydrates they eat on a daily basis. Additionally, many are not aware of the...

2012-04-10 02:26:40

RIDGWAY, Colo., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent International Food Information Council Foundation study, fifty-six percent of Americans have made dietary changes in the past six months with the intent to improve their physical health or to lose weight. Keeping energy levels balanced throughout the day is critical to maintaining a healthy weight and leading an active lifestyle. Bread and other grain foods are among the best sources of complex carbohydrates the body needs...

Studies Indicate Fructose Not Responsible For Weight Gain
2012-02-21 09:14:33

According to a new study released this week, people who consumed a bit of extra fructose baked into breads or sprinkled into drinks did not gain additional weight compared to those who had other types of carbohydrates instead as long as they ate the same number of total calories. However, when study participants supplemented a standard diet with a dash of extra calories in the form of straight fructose, they did gain weight, reports Reuters´ Genevra Pittman. John Sievenpiper, MD,...

2012-01-24 21:59:09

Evidence of cardiovascular disease and diabetes risk is present in the blood of adolescents who consume a lot of fructose, a scenario that worsens in the face of excess belly fat, researchers report. An analysis of 559 adolescents age 14-18 correlated high-fructose diets with higher blood pressure, fasting glucose, insulin resistance and inflammatory factors that contribute to heart and vascular disease. Heavy consumers of the mega-sweetener also tend to have lower levels of...

2012-01-11 21:52:20

Such a diet also increases a hormone that helps regulate metabolism of fat and sugar Among overweight and obese adults, a diet rich in slowly digested carbohydrates, such as whole grains, legumes and other high-fiber foods, significantly reduces markers of inflammation associated with chronic disease, according to a new study by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Such a "low-glycemic-load" diet, which does not cause blood-glucose levels to spike, also increases a hormone that helps...

2011-12-13 22:27:03

Researchers discover the protein that transports sucrose to the plant´s vascular pathways Plants must supply their various tissues with the carbohydrates they produce through photosynthesis in the leaves. However, they do not have a muscular pump like the human heart to help transport this vital fuel. Instead, they use pump proteins in their cell membranes for this purpose. Together with colleagues from the Carnegie Institution for Science in California, Alisdair Fernie from the Max...

2011-11-18 02:54:24

There is no doubt that eating a balanced diet is essential for maintaining a healthy body weight as well as appropriate arousal and energy balance, but the details about how the nutrients we consume are detected and processed in the brain remain elusive. Now, a research study discovers intriguing new information about how dietary nutrients influence brain cells that are key regulators of energy balance in the body. The study, published by Cell Press in the November 17 issue of the journal...