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New benefits of soy revealed

...increasing rates of childhood obesity. Noting that snacking can be healthful when snack foods are high in nutritional value and low in calories, Anderson provides a quantitative analysis of what makes a snack either a healthy choice, or a "junk food." While parents may not enter the grocery store with calcu...

Rats' response to 'stop snacking' signal diminished by high fat diet

...lining fullness and eat more. No human study of snacking and CCK has been reported. This study, with rats, is the first to link diminished sensitivity to CCK following exposure to a high fat diet and overconsumption of a high calorie, high fat snack. In the current study, the rats were only given access ...

New TNS study shows most Australian women are overweight

...ng on reducing the amount of fatty foods they eat, snacking less and exercising. "Worryingly, however, only 17% of women undertake regular exercise a symptom of not enough time in modern society for important priorities," she said. The TNS study reports that 25% of the women surveyed are members of a slimmin...

Family meals cut teenage fatness

...tion Health said regular family meals could reduce snacking and make for healthier food and social habits. "Eating together will enable the parent to have better knowledge of the child's food choices and amount that they tend to eat," Dr Mamun said of the study, which appears in the latest edition of America...

Food practices and using food incentives in middle schools associated with overweight students

...de food practices and policies that allow frequent snacking and consumption of foods and beverages high in calories and low in nutrients throughout the school day, and that permit use of food as incentives and rewards, were associated with higher body mass index in middle school students, according to an arti...

OHSU scientists dispel late-night eating/weight gain myth

...day. Of course this research does not suggest that snacking at night after eating your normal daily ration of calories is a good idea, said Judy Cameron, Ph.D., a senior scientist in the Divisions of Reproductive Sciences and Neuroscience at the OHSU Oregon National Primate Research Center. Cameron also is a...

Highlights from the May 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

... study of more than 2,000 people over age 65 found snacking is an "important dietary behavior" among older adu...d 14 percent of their protein. "This study shows snacking is an important dietary behavior, both in terms of the prevalence and the (calorie) contribution, am...

K-State researcher working on a way to make snack foods with extra fiber

...as so that manufacturers can make a more healthful snacking alternative that consumers want to eat. Alavi notes the increasing problem of obesity and how it can lead to diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other ailments. "That's where there's a big push for whole grains and fiber," he said. "There's inte...

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