Tag: "caloric" at medical news
Diet foods for children may lead to obesity
...rn to connect the taste of food with the amount of caloric
energy it provides, and children who consume low-calorie versions of foods that are normally high in calories may develop distorted connections between taste and calorie content, leading them to overeat as they grow up. The research will be publis...
Texas aging meeting to feature NIA Interventions Testing Program 1st report
...ill include a presentation on the CALERIE Study of caloric
restriction in humans (calorie restriction is the only method proven thus far to extend life in rodents) and a report on life span expansion by resveratrol, a compound found in red grapes. "This conference will showcase the hottest areas of researc...
Researchers investigate impact of lifestyle on GI health
...ing each session. Food intake was assessed by the caloric
count of the consumed pizza. Several symptoms, inc...the fatty soup significantly reduced the amount of caloric
intake with the following meal in both lean (962.0 vs. 1,188.5 calories) and obese (1,331.9 vs. 1,54...
Calcium plus vitamin D supplements may help prevent weight gain in postmenopausal women
...eight gain is an important public health goal, and caloric
restriction and daily physical activity should sti...he effect of calcium supplementation combined with caloric
restriction and physical activity on weight gain prevention."...
Parents can sneak veggies into kids' diet
...her dish. The fact that we got the reduction in caloric
intake is absolutely great, said Rolls. And the increase in vegetable intake suggests a strategy for improving diet quality, she added. Leahy, however, notes that parents should still actively promote the consumption of vegetables by serving them r...
Your brain and hormones may conspire to make you fat
...eings. Glucocorticoids and insulin both modulate caloric
intake through actions on the brain, is the topic for Mary F. Dallman, Ph.D., a professor at the University of California in San Francisco. Fat that develops in the abdomen to form a pot belly and thick waist has been associated with more negative he...
Obesity and environmental chemicals -- New research probes potential link
...interrupt thyroid hormone levels, which may impact caloric
expenditure. "Theres much more to obesity than eating too much McDonalds and not exercising," says Small. "PBDEs may be one of the confounding factors to obesity." With the research just getting underway, the scientists are duly cautious about pr...
Trans fat ban: Watch saturated fats and calories too
...be displayed. People will become more aware of the caloric
cost of the foods they order, and the next step on...establishments, it can have a tremendous impact on caloric
intake." "Trans fat," says Lichtenstein, "is a double whammy, because like saturated fat, it raises...
Commodity promotion programs -- What's the beef?
...Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and still reduce caloric
intake to reach or maintain a healthy body weight," observes Wilde. "The government's stand in this matter is important," says Wilde, "because federal communication about nutrition is supposed to be consistent with the Dietary Guidelines for Ameri...
Even slight holiday weight gain can set stage for obesity, health risks
... on cholesterol levels and blood pressure, is less caloric
that a glass of eggnog. The key is moderation, Ms. Sandon said. Eating large portions of even healthy foods can prompt weight gain. Even an extra 150 calories per day the amount in a 12-ounce soda or a chocolate chip cookie can add up to a po...
GSA confers 2006 Nathan Shock New Investigator Award to NIA's de Cabo
...e mechanisms involved in the anti-aging effects of caloric
restriction. His knowledge and expertise in the fields of plasma membrane redox, aging, and nutrition have also won him international acclaim. The award was established in 1986 to honor Dr. Nathan Shock, a pioneer in gerontological research at the N...
Dieting danger: Female athletes limiting calories more likely to get stress fractures
...anorexia but more generally refers to insufficient caloric
intake, were more likely to develop stress fractures as a result of decreased estrogen production, says researcher Mark Reinking, PT, Ph.D., chairman of the department of physical therapy at Saint Louis University's Doisy College of Health Sciences. ...
Accelerating weight loss may signal development of Alzheimer's disease
...ry changes could result in cumulative decreases in caloric
intake or decreases in the quality of food consumed by individuals with dementia of the Alzheimer's type." If these results are confirmed in larger studies, they conclude, "weight loss may be a preclinical indicator of Alzheimer's disease."...
Forget the label. Portion size is all in your mind
...gle unit of food, regardless of the unit's size or caloric
value. The authors conducted experiments with offering free food in public areas, varying the size of the product unit and the size of the serving utensil. In one experiment, researchers observed a mixing bowl of M&M's in the lobby of an apartment ...
Calorie restriction appears better than exercise at slowing primary aging
...prevention of age-associated disease, but reducing caloric
intake is needed to slow down aging. For the new study, researchers examined 28 members of the Calorie Restriction Society who had been eating a CR diet for an average of six years. Although the CR group consumed fewer calories -- averaging only abo...
Study: Super-sizing your food takes a hidden toll on your pocketbook
...ine mileage, as well as the cost of the additional caloric
energy required to support increased body weight. ... at a later meal. After averaging the prices and caloric
difference between regular and up-sized french fries and soft drinks at three major fast food chains...
Mediterranean diet lowers Alzheimer's risk in American cohort
...ounders such as age, gender, ethnicity, education, caloric
intake, BMI, smoking and comorbid conditions. One possible limitation of this study is the inaccurate measurement of subjects' diets, though the researchers used a previously developed and tested dietary assessment, and suggest that mismeasurements m...
Thinner and younger
...ersity, demonstrated that stringent and consistent caloric
restriction increased the maximum lifespan in mice... Restriction Society are devoted to limiting their caloric
intake in hopes of improving their health and extending their lives. Society members, who call thems...
M-rated video games contain unlabeled violence, sexual themes, substances, and profanity
...n television viewing are associated with increased caloric
intake among children. In Richs study, Is Television Viewing Associated With Social Isolation? the researchers find that the more time children spend viewing violent programs, the less time they spend with their friends. The video game study authors,...
Low-fat diet's benefits for women less than expected, Stanford researcher says
...s. She also advised them to pay attention to total caloric
intake regardless of diet composition and to get adequate regular exercise. Women should also get routine mammograms and screenings for colorectal cancer and heart disease risk, including checking their cholesterol profile, blood pressure, blood suga...