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If you fill it, they will slurp, and slurp, and slurp ...

...lthough they averaged 113 more calories than those eating from normal bowls, those eating from the bottomless bowls believed they consumed the same number of calories as the other participan...

Study shows light therapy to effectively treat mood disorders, including SAD

...disorders, Alzheimer's disease, jet lag, insomnia, eating disorders and other behavioral problems. A more recent light therapy approach is "dawn simulation," which attempts to simulate an earlier dawn through exposure to artificial light. This follows the theory that SAD is triggered by the reduced period o...

Onion compound may help fight osteoporosis

...tudies are needed, the current study suggests that eating onions might help prevent bone loss and osteoporosis, a disease which predominately affects older women. The disease results in an estimated $17 billion in medical costs in the United States. Their study, scheduled to appear in the May 4 print issue ...

Money doesn't buy happiness - - except when disability strikes

... daily living such as walking, getting out of bed, eating and dressing without help. The researchers then divided the participants into two income groups: those with financial assets above the median level, and those below the median. Assets in the HRS are measured by adding together home equity, savings, ...

Dr. Gutin selected as Fulbright Senior Specialist

...besogenic' environment of inactivity and unhealthy eating in which many children live. It appears the public also is taking an interest. "We hear a lot about putting physical education back in school. We are seeing legislation coming forth at the national and state level and I have the feeling we might be a...

People with peanut allergy at risk of allergic reaction to lupin flour

...ho, in August 2004, had an allergic reaction after eating a restaurant meal of chicken, French-fried potato, and onion rings. The woman knew she had a severe allergy to peanuts after a reaction to a peanut sweet when she was 15. However, peanut contamination of her food was considered unlikely. Lupin flour...

About 70 percent of older adults use alternative medicine

...with daily activities, such as carrying groceries, eating or bathing. Of those who described their health as poor, 65 percent said they used some form of alternative medicine they considered preventive or curative a higher percentage than among any other group. And about 63 percent of respondents who said ...

Certain weight control behaviors may precipitate obesity among adolescent girls

...e obese. On the other hand, the authors found that eating high fat foods, binge eating or infrequent exercise were not as much linked to predicting future obesity as one might expect. But...

Nature provides inspiration for important new adhesive

...rpose, Li had another inspiration at lunch - while eating tofu. "Soy beans, from which tofu are made, are a crop that's abundantly produced in the U.S. and has a very high content of protein," Li said.Soy protein is inexpensive and renewable, but it lacks the unique amino acid with phenolic hydroxyl groups ...

New research reveals working mothers do not adversely impact on children's diets

...s who work may be fed more healthily. Less healthy eating was reduced amongst mothers who worked part-time, full-time, or were unemployed, sick or disabled. Neither 'less healthy eating' nor 'unhealthy snacking' were related to whether or not the family ate meals together on a daily basis or to family struc...

Canadian youth 4th highest in international obesity study

...ng overweight decreased. "This does not mean that eating sweets in large quantities is recommended for young people," says Dr. Janssen, pointing out that the frequency of candy eating, rather than total amount consumed, was surveyed. While difficult to explain, the dietary results only underline the import...

Eliminating enzyme dramatically reduces cardiovascular disease

...r levels of "bad" cholesterol decreased. "Monkeys eating monounsaturated fat had all of the positive risk factor changes, but they still got heart disease," said Rudel. "What didn't go in the right direction? We believe it may that more of the cholesterol was transformed by ACAT2."...

All low-fat diets are not equal, Stanford study shows

... breaks new ground by comparing two patient groups eating different foods but identical amounts of total and saturated fat, protein, carbohydrate and cholesterol. So the two groups' different levels of blood cholesterol change are attributable to the different foods - dark green salads and bean burritos, fo...

Diabetes and pizza: Slow and steady insulin delivery wins the race

...ood for so many people and good quality of life is eating what you want every now and again, we suggested a ... all of the insulin was given immediately prior to eating the meal. On day two, half of the insulin was given in one dose immediately before the meal with the...

Exercise in cold water may increase appetite, UF study finds

...cise energy expenditure; rather it's the increased eating after the exercise is over." White said her research is not meant to suggest that swimming or aquatic exercise is ineffective for building physical fitness. In fact, water exercise is suggested for people who are overweight because the buoyancy give...

Leprosy genome tells story of human migrations, French researchers report in Science

...dillos (which might have acquired the bacterium by eating infected human cadavers), and it can also grow in the footpads of mice. Cole and his international research team compared the genomes of seven strains of M. leprae taken from patients around the world and then grown in armadillos until the samples ...

Penn study shows liver receptor key to diet-dependent differences in blood lipid levels

...fat in the liver, could adjust the consequences of eating a high-fat Western diet. The team found that the increased liver LXR worsened levels of cholesterol and triglycerides in mice fed a normal, low-fat diet. However, surprisingly, when the same transgenic mice with increased LXR were fed a high-fat/high...

Active vaccine prevents mice from developing prion disease

...curs spontaneously, and only rarely as a result of eating contaminated meat. "The potential use for a prion vaccine in humans is still theoretical," says Dr. Wisniewski. "But if, for example, there is ever a more significant outbreak of chronic wasting disease and if this disease were found to be tran...

Two-thirds of patients brush off their dentist's advice, study suggests

...for two minutes, with fluoride toothpaste Avoid eating sugary food, particularly between meals Clean between your teeth, using floss or a mini/interdental toothbrush Stop smoking Take professional advice about looking after your teeth Chew sugar-free gum, particularly those containing the swe...

Study finds maternal exposure to parasitic infection may increase risk of schizophrenia in offspring

...sis is a parasitic infection that can develop from eating undercooked meat and unwashed fruits and vegetable... it's as good an idea as ever to wash hands before eating and to cook meat thoroughly, these studies are too preliminary to lead to new public health recommen...

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