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Doctors find muscle-builder cream caused sex development in toddler
...e left lying around where kids might thinkthey are candy
or something else harmless, they could do permanent damage." Most often, premature puberty in boys results from gonadotropin - ahormone produced by the pituitary gland - prematurely stimulating the testes tosecrete androgens, which in turn...
New Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid helps you lose weight and keep it off!
...uts. Sweets form the tip of the pyramid, including candy
and other processed sweets, equals up to 525 calories a week. The Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid is included in the forthcoming book, Mayo Clinic on Healthy Weight, available in December 2000....
Kids getting a steady diet of fast food on the tube
...total commercials). The next largest category was candy
commercials followed by advertisements for fast-fo...her trend in commercials aimed at children is that candy
commercials, which had been the second most frequent type of advertising in 1976, accounted for less...
American kids poor food choices: Fewer than 15 percent eat recommended fruits and vegetables
...rn chips and popcorn 3. Cookies 4. Non-chocolate candy
5. Artificially flavored fruit beverages 6. Whol...ent/reduced fat milk 8. White bread 9. Chocolate candy
10. Cake 11. Ice cream 12. Fruit Making a single healthy substitution in a day can make a big dif...
Girls with views of nature have better chance of success
... children had the option of getting a small bag of candy
right away or a much larger one later on, was used to test their ability to delay gratification. Greater performance in these three areas, Taylor said, reflects greater self-discipline, which, in turn, can enhance academic achievement and reduce juve...
Students eat excessive amounts of fat at school
...items such as pizza and baked goods, and chips and candy
sold at student-run stores all contributed to "excessive" fat consumption by students, say James F. Sallis, Ph.D., of the University of California-San Diego and colleagues. "We estimated that the average student consumed about 26 grams of total fat a...
Gender preferences in 'comfort' foods stem from childhood
...from less labor-intensive foods such as chocolate, candy
and ice cream," Wansink said. Indeed, one study found that 92 percent of self-reported "chocolate addicts" were female. Many people assume comfort foods are eaten when a person is sad or lonely. "The opposite is often true," Wansink said. "People a...
Children are happy with toys or candy at Halloween
...ildren are just as likely to choose a small toy as candy
when offered both on Halloween, according to a Yal...f the children and others were alone. The toys and candy
were comparable in size, color and cost. There were two plates with four types of toys on one and fo...
Book explores how children use imagination to battle chronic illness
...ng the dilemma in the book. "I could buy sugarless candy
for Easter, and at Christmas the kids get toys, not candy. But at Halloween, he wants to go trick-or-treating." One reason Clark wrote the book was to remind adults including parents and medical care providers of the therapeutic power of the imagi...
Exposure to food increases brain metabolism
...ant exposure to food stimuli, such as advertising, candy
machines, food channels, and food displays in stores," says Brookhaven physician Gene-Jack Wang, the study's lead author. "The high sensitivity of this brain region to food stimuli, coupled with the huge number and variety of these stimuli in the env...
Food displays, food colors affect how much people eat
...interview. "If we think there's more variety in a candy
dish or on a buffet table, we will eat more. The ...d lose 10 pounds. Small factors, like the type of candy
bowl in your office, might add five more Hershey's Kisses a day to your diet," he said. "People may ...
Honey could be healthy alternative to high-fructose corn syrup in Halloween candy
Soda, Halloween candy
and other food products that contain high-fructose corn syrup and other sweeteners could one day get a fresh makeover using honey, one of the most ancient sweeteners, researchers say. Scientists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign say t...
Sleep loss boosts appetite, may encourage weight gain
...petite, with a surge in desire for sweets, such as candy
and cookies, salty foods such as chips and nuts, and starchy foods such as bread and pasta. "This is the first study to show that sleep is a major regulator of these two hormones and to correlate the extent of the hormonal changes with the magnitude ...
Scents and emotions linked by learning, Brown study shows
...e the smell of wintergreen, a common ingredient in candy
and gum. Yet in Britain, where wintergreen is often used to make medicine, the odor is less pleasing. "We can see that this is true from personal experience, as well," Herz said. "Some people may smell a rose and be reminded of their father's funeral...