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2014-09-04 08:09:09

Charlotte Erlanson-Albertsson, Lund University A spinach extract containing green leaf membranes called thylakoids decreases hedonic hunger with up to 95% - and increases weight loss with 43%. This has been shown in a recently published long-term human study at Lund University in Sweden. [ Watch the Video: Spinach Extract Curbs Appetite, Sugar Cravings ] Hedonic hunger is another term for the cravings many people experience for unhealthy foods such as sweets or fast food, a common...

2014-08-14 16:28:56

DUBLIN, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Feed Palatability Enhancers & Modifiers Market by Type (Natural and Synthetic) and by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle, Pets, Aquaculture) - Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Owing to the rise in living standards, the increasing demand for meat consumption, animal products/food, and concern towards the overall health of...

2014-07-24 23:03:49

Feed Palatability Enhancers and Modifiers Market is forecast at $3172.6 Million in 2019, Asia Pacific leading the market with 34% share in 2013. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/feed-palatability-enhancers-modifiers-market-132155945.html (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The report, “Feed Palatability Enhancers & Modifiers Market by Type (Natural and Synthetic), by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle, Pets, Aquaculture, and Others) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019”,...

2014-01-24 11:19:56

Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology identify links between the palatability of various tastes and circulation in different parts of the face. Tastes deemed 'pleasant' increase blood flow in the eyelid according to a recent study by Hideaki Kashima, Yuka Hamada and Naoyuki Hayashi from the Prefectural University of Hiroshima, Kyushu University and Tokyo Institute of Technology. The research identifies links between the subjective perception of palatability with circulatory...

2013-08-13 10:12:23

Published findings advance taste science by training rats to be expert taste testers Scientists at Opertech Bio, Inc. have developed a proprietary apparatus and methodology for high-throughput taste evaluation. The work points to approaches that have the potential to greatly improve the process for discovering new flavor ingredients, measuring palatability and optimizing flavor formulations. The findings appear in the August 12, 2013 issue of the peer-reviewed journal PLOS ONE. The...

2009-09-09 13:55:09

U.S. scientists say they have determined two different brain circuits might control the motivation to seek food and then consume it. University of Missouri researchers using laboratory rats said they discovered deactivating the basolateral amygdala -- a brain region involved in regulating emotion -- specifically blocked consumption of a fatty diet. Surprisingly, it had no effect on the rats wanting to repeatedly look for food. It appears that two different brain circuits control the...

2009-09-08 15:40:42

Scientists led a rat to the fatty food, but they couldn't make it eat.  Using an animal model of binge eating, University of Missouri researchers discovered that deactivating the basolateral amygdala, a brain region involved in regulating emotion, specifically blocked consumption of a fatty diet. Surprisingly, it had no effect on the rat wanting to look for the food repeatedly. "It appears that two different brain circuits control the motivation to seek and consume," said Matthew Will,...

2005-11-23 11:35:00

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK -- The holidays are fast approaching. You're stressed, trying to diet and tempting foods abound. It's a recipe for overeating, according to researchers who found that when rats are stressed, deprived of food and then exposed to chocolate -- they overeat. "Our findings contribute to the understanding of how feeding behavior is regulated," Dr. M. Flavia Barbano from the Universite Victor Segalen, Bordeaux 2 in France told Reuters Health. "Research in this field could...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'