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Obesity Fuels Overeating
2012-10-02 21:24:20

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Diets that lead to obesity may actually cause changes to the brains of obese people, making weight loss more challenging, creating a vicious cycle, according to new research published in the journal Physiology & Behavior. Researchers found that diets high in saturated fat and refined sugar make changes to the brain that fuels over-consumption of those same foods. During their study, the team trained rats given restricted...

2008-09-04 03:00:07

By Atalay, Betul Gulsen Yagmur, Cahide; Nursal, Tarik Zafer; Atalay, Hakan; Noyan, Turgut The objective of this study is to examine the prevalence of malnutrition and evaluate the nutrition status and clinical outcome in hospitalized patients aged 65 years and older receiving enteral- parenteral nutrition. This retrospective study was carried out at Baskent University Hospital, Adana, Turkey. A total of 119 patients older than 65 years were recruited. Patients were classified into 3 groups:...

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