Tag: "calorie" at medical news
Diet foods for children may lead to obesity
...ay develop distorted connections between taste and calorie
content, leading them to overeat as they grow up. The research will be published today in the academic journal Obesity. "Based on what we've learned, it is better for children to eat healthy, well-balanced diets with sufficient calories for thei...
Fat is the new normal, FSU researcher says
... according to the researchers. The full price of a calorie
has dropped by about 36 percent relative to the pr...sue, Heiland explained. Therefore, any increase in calorie
consumption -- say, one more cookie each day -- leads to greater weight gain among an initially heav...
Eggs promote weight loss and help close nutrient consumption gap
...or 8 weeks, as part of a low-fat diet with a 1,000 calorie
deficit: lost 65 percent more weight had 83 percent greater reductions in waist circumference reported greater improvements in energy levels than their dieting counterparts who consumed a bagel breakfast of the same calories 1 This ...
Eating soup will help cut calories at meals
...up before a lunch entree, they reduced their total calorie
intake at lunch (soup + entre) by 20 percent, compared to when they did not eat soup. "This study expands on previous studies about consuming lower-calorie soup as a way to reduce food intake," says co-author Dr. Barbara Rolls, who holds the Guthrie...
Parents can sneak veggies into kids' diet
...bles. A Penn State study shows that decreasing the calorie
density of foods by adding vegetables and other lo...orie ingredients leads to a reduction in childrens calorie
intake and an increase in vegetable consumption. To combat the epidemic of childhood obesity, the ...
LAP-BAND System surgery improves insulin resistance
...in the blood. Because of the low success rate of calorie
restriction (i.e., diets) in reducing morbid obesity, surgical intervention is increasingly common. Individuals are considered candidates for surgery if BMI>40 kg/m2, or if BMI is 35-40 kg/m2 with significant co-morbidities. Roux-en-Y Gastric ...
Hawaiian treasure, macadamia nuts good for the heart
...ike walnuts and almonds," says Griel. Individual calorie
levels were used for each participant so that they did not gain or lose weight during the study. Both diets were matched for total fat, containing 33 percent calories from total fat. The Heart Healthy diet with macadamia nuts had 7 percent saturated ...
Study of US restaurants shows no healthier foods without healthier profits
... also expressed interest in providing low-fat, low calorie
foods and fresh fruits and vegetables on their menus. The study, reported in the May issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, sought to understand how restaurant chains make decisions about their menus and the challenges surrounding offe...
'Beavertail' surgery helps tongue cancer patients
...ause they can't take enough food to maintain their calorie
requirements. The so-called 'beavertail' modification adds more bulk to the tongue, helping protect it from the effects of radiotherapy. The study's findings support the position that the surgery is just as effective as the standard treatment of c...
Trans fat ban: Watch saturated fats and calories too
...gulation that requires some restaurants to provide calorie
information as prominently as price might be even ...the trans fat announcement to the exclusion of the calorie
labeling is unfortunate. Two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. The New York City Departme...
Weight loss through calorie restriction, but not exercise, may lead to bone loss
...completed the study. After one year, those in the calorie
restriction group lost an average of 8.2 kilograms...in bone turnover, this was only detrimental to the calorie
restriction group. Muscles pulling on bones during exercise is thought to produce strains in the sk...
When the label says 'low fat,' calories can pile up, study says
...ts. "Often, the fat-free version is not much lower calorie
than the regular version," Wansink said. "Low-fat ...rom eating too much by giving them a more accurate calorie
UGA professor finds that confusion about Calories is nothing new
...easure, there was confusion about whether or not a calorie
was defined as the amount of heat required to raise one kilogram of water one degree Celsius or one gram of water one degree Celsius. As the Calorie became popular in nutrition, it became more practical to measure the amount of kilograms. To denote ...
New study weighs benefits of exercise, diets
... weight. The goal of dieters was to reduce their calorie
consumption by 16 percent the first three months, ...udies in rodents, there is a real possibility that calorie
restriction provides benefits that cannot be achieved through exercise-induced weight loss." In add...
OREXIGEN reports positive 24-week results for Contrave phase III obesity treatment study
...ssociated with the rewarding nature of select high calorie
foods. OREXIGEN is developing Contrave to provide a steady, manageable weight loss over time. We are also developing a second compound, EXCALIA TM , which is designed to provide a more pronounced weight loss trajectory and which is presently being e...
Better after-school snack choices boost nutrition for low-income kids, UC Davis research confirms
... saturated fat by 42 percent and cut their overall calorie
intake by 7 percent. An unintended consequence was a 67-percent reduction in the students' daily intake of calcium and a 79-percent reduction in vitamin A intake, due mostly to the removal of dairy products from the snack menu. The U.S. Department ...
A little TLC goes a long way toward reducing high cholesterol
...e-cutting strategies, ideas for substituting lower calorie
foods for high calorie
favorites, and a handy chart of portion sizes based on NHLBI's Portion Distortion Interactive Quiz: ...
A third of the world population faces water scarcity today
...ing, washing and bathing. As a rule of thumb, each calorie
consumed as food requires about one litre of water to produce. In Thailand, the daily water required to grow food is about 2800 litres per person per day - 40 percent for cereals, 20 percent for animal products and the rest for pulses, fruits, sugar ...
Exercise important in reducing size of abdominal fat cells
...ion of dieting and exercise. One group cut their calorie
levels through diet, but did not exercise. A second group walked at about 1 to 2 miles per hour on a treadmill for 50 minutes three times a week. A third group also walked three times a week, but at 3.5 to 4 miles per hour for 30 minutes. Both exerci...
Focus on weight undermines motivation for healthy lifestyle changes among people of all sizes
... away from a specific target weight and associated calorie
counting, and instead promote increased physical activity and healthy eating habits," Yancey said. "We still need to learn more about the relationship between overweight self-perception and healthy lifestyle change, and the apparent protective role o...
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