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Hunter-gatherers And Westerners Use Same Amount Of Energy
2012-07-27 08:23:03

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite what some choose to theorize, when looking back on our ancestors, our society is not growing obese due to the change in cultural lifestyle when compared to those in the hunter-gatherer days. Some believed that because modern lifestyles were different from those of our hunter-gatherer ancestors, then it could be the cause of the global rise in obesity. However, a study published in the journal PLoS ONE found that there is no...

2012-07-26 23:03:15

If so many low fat foods are available, why does the Western world get fatter every year? The answer, said a French researcher, is people are seduced by food products that claim to be healthy and think that eating more carries no repercussions. Dr. Hooman Shabatian, a Los Angeles weight loss surgeon, recommends carefully reading nutrition labels to avoid overeating supposedly healthy food. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 Food products advertised as healthy lead consumers to...

Healthier Food At Chain Restaurants Due To Menu Labels
2012-07-20 08:37:53

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It is midnight and you get the hankering for fast food. You drive out of your way, get out of the car, and make your way to the counter. You find out the burger you wanted is hundreds of calories and it makes you do a double take. Researchers recently studied this type of a situation and found that menu labels implemented in King County, Washington resulted in some improvement of dishes offered, even though some entrees still had...

2012-07-18 23:00:53

Summer´s here! With all the invites for BBQs and cocktail parties pouring in, how can you keep yourself swim suit and sundress-ready? Here are 5 key weight loss and appetite control tips to keep in mind! Scarsdale, New York (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 Registered Dietitian and HungerShield co-founder Elizabeth DeRobertis, MS, RD, CDN, CDE, shares the following key tips to lose weight, control appetite or simply avoid weight gain this summer: 1) "Prioritize where you want to spend your...

'Exergames' Alone Do Not Improve Fitness Levels
2012-07-16 04:56:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online So-called ℠active´ video games that involve moving, dancing, karate chopping, or drumming help gamers to burn more calories than sedentary games, but they are no substitute for physical exercise, according to a new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. That´s because the active gamers in the study tended to take in more calories by snacking than they burned by playing the games. Researchers found that...

2012-07-10 11:32:26

Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, suggests that sleep behavior affects body weight control and that sleep loss has ramifications not only for how many calories we consume but also for how much energy we burn off. In recent years an increasing number of epidemiological studies have found a relationship between how long we sleep for and...

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