domenica, giugno 24, 2018

Binging, Purging and Fasting More Common in Overweight and Obese Young...

Young adults who are overweight or obese are twice as likely as their leaner peers to binge and purge, use laxatives or diuretics, or...

Children can learn ways to significantly reduce salt usage

Consuming excessive salt during childhood is associated with cardiovascular health risk factors, yet the effectiveness of education- and behavior-based strategies to lower salt usage...

the 6 common types of disgust that protect us from disease

Disgust has long been recognised as an emotion which evolved to help our ancestors avoid infection, but now researchers have been able to show...

Secret to longevity may lie in the microbiome and the gut

You are what you eat. Or so the saying goes. Science now tells us that we are what the bacteria living in our intestinal...

The sleep loss is linked with nighttime snacking, junk food cravings,...

Nighttime snacking and junk food cravings may contribute to unhealthy eating behaviors and represent a potential link between poor sleep and obesity, according to...

Study identifies processes in the gut that drive fat build-up around...

Research by scientists at King's College London into the role the gut plays in processing and distributing fat could pave the way for the...

The most commonly consumed vitamin and mineral supplements provide no consistent...

The most commonly consumed vitamin and mineral supplements provide no consistent health benefit or harm, suggests a new study led by researchers at St....

People who consume an egg a day could significantly reduce their...

People who consume an egg a day could significantly reduce their risk of cardiovascular diseases compared with eating no eggs, suggests a study carried...

Antidepressant use may contribute to long-term population weight gain

Researchers at King's College London have found that patients prescribed any of the 12 most commonly used antidepressants were 21% more likely to experience...

Sugars in infant formulas pose risk to babies with inherited metabolic...

Babies with inherited intolerance of fructose face a risk of acute liver failure if they are fed certain widely available formulas containing fructose, pediatricians...