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Healthy commercial ads don't change teens' desire to eat junk food

University of Michigan

How teens' brains respond to TV commercials for fast food can predict what they are going to eat for dinner, according to new University of Michigan research.

Channels: Children's Health, Health Food, Neuro, Nutrition, Psychology and Psychiatry, All Journal News,

Released:
14-Jan-2020 12:15 PM EST

Sugar changes the chemistry of your brain

Aarhus University

The idea of food addiction is a very controversial topic among scientists. Researchers from Aarhus University have delved into this topic and examined what happens in the brains of pigs when they drink sugar water.

Channels: Addiction, Behavioral Science, Food and Water Safety, Health Food, Neuro, Scientific Reports, All Journal News,

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14-Jan-2020 2:55 PM EST
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Unfruitful: Eating More Produce Will Not Cure, Stop Prostate Cancer

University of California San Diego Health

University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that patients with prostate cancer assigned to eat seven or more servings of vegetables and fruits daily saw no extra protection from the increased consumption of micronutrients, running contrary to current thought.

Channels: Cancer, Clinical Trials, Exercise and Fitness, Health Food, Healthcare, Men's Health, Nutrition, National Institutes of Health (NIH), JAMA, All Journal News,

Released:
14-Jan-2020 12:30 PM EST
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Low-Fat Diet Linked to Lower Testosterone Levels in Men

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

For the many men diagnosed with testosterone deficiency, losing weight can help increase testosterone levels. But certain diets – specifically a low-fat diet – may be associated with a small but significant reduction in testosterone, suggests a study in The Journal of Urology®, Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The Journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Channels: Health Food, Men's Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss, All Journal News,

Released:
10-Jan-2020 10:05 AM EST
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Preventing blood clots, varicose veins and more: Tips for healthy arteries and veins

University of Chicago Medical Center

Arteries transport nourishing oxygen and nutrient-rich blood throughout tissues while veins carry the deoxygenated, waste-filled blood back to the heart, where the process begins anew. Dr. Chelsea Dorsey, a University of Chicago Medicine vascular surgeon, explains what to know about these critically important vessels and how to support their longevity.

Channels: Blood, Cardiovascular Health, Health Food, Nutrition,

Released:
8-Jan-2020 2:10 PM EST
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Common Indian Fruit Shows Promise as a Cancer Fighter

Saint Louis University

According to recent research, the Asian fruit commonly eaten in India that also is known as bitter melon has properties that prevent cancer from growing and spreading. It also shows promise in slowing the progression of cancer, which is the world’s second deadliest disease.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Food Science, Health Food, Healthcare, Cell (journal),

Released:
8-Jan-2020 1:40 PM EST
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Call for Abstracts for nutrition education research, programs and initiatives

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

The deadline to submit an abstract for the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior’s annual conference is fast approaching.

Channels: Education, Health Food, Nutrition,

Released:
8-Jan-2020 10:30 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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3-Jan-2020 2:45 PM EST
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