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2011-03-23 20:22:59

Scientists have known for years that belly fat leads to serious medical problems, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension and stroke.

2011-03-10 23:17:56

The liver normally makes and stores fat, which is required in moderation for normal body function.

2011-03-09 13:48:33

Scientists have shed light on why some people are apple-shaped and others are pear-shaped.

2011-02-02 14:45:00

ALBANY, Ga., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new 2010 Dietary Guidelines address the American obesity epidemic by telling consumers to "maintain calorie balance over time" and to do it by "consuming nutrient-dense foods" such as peanuts.

2011-02-01 17:28:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week the U.S. government released the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans with few changes since the 2005 version.

2011-02-01 17:43:42

Two lasers are better than one in a new technique called label-free stimulated Raman scattering microscopy that allows researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Harvard University to identify the genes that regulate fat storage in the body.

2011-02-01 06:16:00

Limiting Saturated and Solid Fat Intake Can Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease CHICAGO, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a country where cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death and type 2 diabetes is rapidly increasing, dietary changes are critical.

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2011-01-27 10:25:00

According to a Spanish study published Wednesday, eating “junk foods” - foods with high levels of trans-fats and saturated fats - increases the risk of depression confirming previous studies.

2011-01-27 08:46:39

Eating foods pumped full of trans-fats and saturated fats increases the risk of suffering from depression, according to a new study.

2011-01-18 15:30:15

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.