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Invoking Batman name promotes healthy eating


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Invoking super heroes such as Batman or Superman could help parents get their children to eat healthy, says a study.Just as Popeye inspired a generation to ... Read more...

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‘Changing plate’s colour helps you shed weight’


June 17th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Scientists have suggested an easy way out for those who want to shed pounds. They should simply change the colour of their plates. People tend to ... Read more...

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Colourful plate boosts finicky eater’s appetite


January 6th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) Parents of finicky kids can encourage them to eat healthier diets by introducing more colour to their meals. The study finds that colourful food fare is ... Read more...

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Smaller plates, bowls key to weight loss


August 7th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) You can shed unwanted pounds just by eating from smaller plates and bowls. "People don't think that something as simple as the size of a bowl ... Read more...

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Study says that Office candy bowl could ruin your diet


April 15th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers have identified that having ready access to sweets help push its consumption. The study was conducted on 40 secretaries.During the four-week study, researchers analyzed the ... Read more...

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Thinking about workout makes you eat more


January 16th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Thinking about a workout makes you eat 50 percent more food. Researchers link it with a subconscious reward theory, which suggests that when physical or mental effort is ... Read more...

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Change your environment to achieve dieting success


May 1st, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Dieters who focus on changing their surroundings find it easier to adhere to their diet, say researchers.What's more, they also report losing the most weight, says the team ... Read more...

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Do organic labels on snacks tempt you to overeat?


April 30th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Organic labels on snacks appear to make people think that they have a lot less calories than they actually do, a study suggests. The study showed that people, who ... Read more...

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Organic labels on snacks lead to overeating


April 29th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A new study has concluded that organic labels really do make people think their snack has a lot fewer calories than it really does, which ultimately leads to ... Read more...

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Keep food out of sight to eat less


April 27th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Can eating less be as simple as leaving serving dishes on the stove and out of sight? Researchers led by Brian Wansink, director of the Cornell Food and ... Read more...

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Straight off the stove ‘Kitchen Counter’ diet cuts down eating by a third


April 27th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Eating less can be as simple as leaving serving dishes on the stove and off the table, suggest researchers.At Experimental Biology conference in Anaheim, Calif., researchers led by ... Read more...

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Shoppers who try harder to track expenses do worse


March 31st, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): The more shoppers try to track their expenses, the worse they do - overspending by as much as 19 percent, according to a new study.The study, conducted by ... Read more...

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Why we overeat


January 10th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 10 (ANI): Blaming hunger for overeating? Well, you could be making a mistake, say scientists who have found that it's not necessary that we eat only when we are hungry ... Read more...

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Beware of kitchen spoons when administering syrups


January 5th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Beware of innocuous kitchen spoons - they can be unwittingly dangerous, especially when administering liquid medicine. Former cold and flu sufferers were asked to pour one teaspoon of nighttime ... Read more...

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Using kitchen spoon may lead to dosage errors


January 5th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Consuming liquid medicine using a kitchen spoon might prove to be either ineffective or dangerous, say researchers.Lead researcher Dr. Brian Wansink, director of the Cornell Food and Brand ... Read more...

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Forcing kids to clean their plates can turn them into overeaters


March 7th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): Forcing your kid to eat cold, mushy veggies may do more harm than good, according to a new study.According to a research from Cornell University, although parents ... Read more...

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Cool veggie names leave preschoolers wanting for more


March 3rd, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Having trouble making your preschooler finish his veggies? Well, trying naming peas Power Peas and see the magic unfold.According to a new study, labelling vegetables with catchy ... Read more...

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king internal hunger cues key to keep away from piling on the pounds


February 17th, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Ever wondered why the French dont pile up the pounds considering all the baguettes, wine, cheese, pate and pastries they eat? Well, thats because they use internal cues, ... Read more...

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