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Training Your Brain To Prefer Foods That Are Healthier
2014-09-03 03:38:18

Tufts University, Health Sciences Campus Boston researchers see benefit from behavioral weight loss program designed to curb food addiction It may be possible to train the brain to prefer healthy low-calorie foods over unhealthy higher-calorie foods, according to new research by scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (USDA HNRCA) at Tufts University and at Massachusetts General Hospital. Published online today in the journal Nutrition & Diabetes,...

television mindless eating
2014-09-02 05:43:00

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Watching too much television has long been associated with obesity, but new research published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that what you watch might be every bit as important as how much you watch when it comes to packing on the pounds. As part of the study, researchers at the Cornell Food and Brand Lab recruited 94 participants and had them watch 20 minutes of television programming while snacking on M&Ms, cookies,...

junk food
2014-08-29 05:44:16

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Testing on rats has shown that too much junk food may teach our brains to disregard the need for a balanced diet. Reduced self-control from eating bad food could chart a course to overeating and obesity that becomes increasingly difficult to deviate from. Research has shown that when rats are given access to a junk food diet, the result is not only weight gain but also a reduced appetite for varied foods. The natural inclination...

2014-08-20 23:13:27

As moms and dads prepare their children to go back to school, and for themselves to return to the normal routine of dropping their little ones off at daycare with supplies and snacks in tow, Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD encourages them to use the opportunity to implement a new nutritional standard for their kids’ snack time. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 As moms and dads prepare their children to go back to school, and for themselves to return to the normal routine of dropping their...

2014-07-08 23:13:55

Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD, a specialist in child nutrition and feeding, has recently released her expert strategies for how parents can use a Farmers’ Market to promote healthy, open-minded eating habits in their children. (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Child-feeding expert Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD has recently released her recommendations for how parents can use a Farmers' Market to encourage their picky eaters to try new foods on their own, no nagging required. As a speaker, author, and...

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...

2014-06-26 23:10:31

Dr. Rothman, a leading NJ holistic doctor, has found that organic and ‘health’ foods aren’t always better nor are they necessarily healthier than the junk food they are meant to replace. Spring Lake, NJ (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Dr. Rothman, a leading NJ holistic doctor, has found that organic and ‘health’ foods aren’t always better nor are they necessarily healthier than the junk food they are meant to replace. In his latest article, “Organic Food for Thought – Marketing...

2014-06-11 23:13:37

The new worst foods to eat before bed article, released on the website Vkool.com, offers an entire list of 20 unhealthy foods that people should not eat before bedtime. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 The article on the website Vkool.com exposes 20 worst foods to eat before bed that people should avoid. Worst foods to eat before bed is a brand new article that is useful for people who want to keep their body healthy and avoid sleep disorder. The writer of this article – Lien Nguyen...

Junk Food Hazards Of Youth Baseball
2014-04-25 09:13:12

Marguerite Beck, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Researchers find unhealthy foodscape at youth baseball field 'Take me out to the ballgame' doesn't exactly conjure up images of apple slices and kale chips. The more likely culprits include French fries, soda and the occasional box of Crackerjacks. Unfortunately for children who play youth baseball, eating unhealthy food during practices and games may be contributing to weight problems, according to researchers at Wake Forest...

Junk Food Diet Leads To Fatigue And Sedentary Behavior
2014-04-06 05:47:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A diet that contains high quantities of junk food makes a person more likely to feel fatigued and become sedentary, according to research scheduled for publication in the April 10 issue of the journal Physiology and Behavior. UCLA psychology professor Aaron Blaisdell and his colleagues placed 32 female rats on one of two different diets for a period of six months. One group of rodents consumed their regular diet, which was made up...


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