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kids shows and unhealthy foods
2014-07-05 05:22:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Unhealthy foods and beverages are regularly portrayed in a positive light on children’s television programming in the UK, according to new research currently appearing online in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood. As part of their research, experts from The Children's Ark at University Hospital Limerick, National Children's Research Centre, the Centre for Interventions in Infection, Inflammation & Immunity at...

2013-09-23 23:28:59

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled After NFL Team Loses, Fans Fill Up on High Calorie and High Fat Foods describes how fans eat significantly more fat and calories the day after their favorite team loses. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled After NFL Team Loses, Fans Fill Up on High Calorie and High Fat Foods describes how fans eat significantly more fat and calories the day after their favorite team loses. After...

Junk Food Habits Passed From Pregnant Mother To Child
2013-05-01 04:52:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Mothers who regularly consume high-fat, high-sugar foods while pregnant effectively program their children to be addicted to junk food by the time they are weaned, researchers from the University of Adelaide have discovered. Laboratory studies led by Dr. Bev Mühlhäusler, a postdoctoral fellow in the university's FOODplus Research Centre, discovered that a diet high in fatty or sugary foods during...

Dessert First, Then Chew Later
2012-09-12 04:28:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online I was told when I was a kid that you didn't want to eat your dessert first because it will spoil your dinner. Then, later in life, someone explained that you should always eat your dessert first in case you die before dinner. Now, new research indicates that there is a compromise. Researchers wrote in the Journal of Consumer Research that eating dessert before you chow down on your steak dinner might actually help control your diet....


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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