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2013-10-09 23:02:10

A new study by the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute evaluated the top mobile apps that target nutrition and weight tracking and found that many of them do not lead to long-term behavior change. The study was published online in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Mobile apps may be a fun way to track our physical activities and diet but many of them do not include features that are most likely to lead to long-term behavior...

Teenagers Consume As Many Calories At Subway As They Do At McDonalds
2013-05-08 13:22:48

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study by researchers from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) has finally proven that just because a restaurant advertises themselves as a healthy alternative, poor choices can make the meals just as unhealthy as other fast food eateries. This study, published May 6 in the Journal of Adolescent Health, found that teenagers may end up eating nearly as many calories in a meal at Subway as a meal at...

Outdoor Fast Food Ads Linked To Obesity
2013-02-01 05:43:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Feeling a little tight around the waistline lately? New research indicates that a little bit of the blame for that growing winter weight could fall in the hands of marketers. UCLA researchers have found a possible link between outdoor food ads, and the growing obesity trend. Dr. Lenard Lesser and his colleagues wrote in the journal BMC Public Health about how the more outdoor advertisements promoting fast food and soft drinks there...


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