caloric intake

Eating time too impacts weight gain, shows study


July 11th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, July 11 (IANS) Latest research holds that not only the quantity and type of food but also the time of day when it is eaten plays important role in ... Read more...

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Low-calorie diet tied to bowel disease deaths


March 21st, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) A low-calorie diet may actually erode the immune system's ability to respond to infection, a new study has revealed.Mice with bowel disease put on a calorie-restricted ... Read more...

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Having desserts for breakfast good for slimming


February 8th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 8 (IANS) Those with a weakness for sweets can now include cookies and cake in a 600 calorie breakfast menu with some proteins and carbs to shed ... Read more...

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Why physique matters in political leadership


October 19th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) The preference for taller, physically stronger politicians may have evolved out of the ancient belief that they could protect their subjects from enemies and dangers.The ... Read more...

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Dr Oz: Five Habits Which Make You Fat


October 5th, 2011 - 5:01 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On today's 'Dr Oz Show', the doctor focused on habits which many people have which keep them from losing weight. These bad habits must be recognized, and stopped ... Read more...

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Man cooked food on fire far earlier than originally thought


August 23rd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Cooking food with fire may date back two million years, far earlier than originally thought, a study suggests.According to the research, there is evidence that this ... Read more...

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Pistachios pip pretzel as weight-loss snack


May 4th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Choosing to snack on pistachios rather than pretzels as part of a healthy diet not only supports weight loss goals but can support heart health too.The ... Read more...

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Mixed-carb sports drink with protein improves stamina in female athletes


April 15th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A study has indicated that a "low-carb, mixed-carb" sports drink with added protein leads to prolonged endurance performance in trained female athletes.According to the study by Erin L. ... Read more...

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Endurance exercise thwarts premature aging


February 27th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): A study by McMaster University researchers has found that endurance exercise may stop you looking and feeling old, it may even help you live longer."We have clearly shown ... Read more...

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Tonsillectomy ‘leads to excess weight gain in kids’


February 1st, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new research has found that children who undergo the surgical removal of their tonsils (tonsillectomy), with or without the removal of their adenoids (adenoidectomy), are at increased ... Read more...

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New weight-loss mantra for teens: ditch the diet shakes and bars


December 21st, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 21 (ANI): If you are an obese teen looking to shed those pounds - here's a tip - ditch those diet bars and shakes, according to a new study.Dr. ... Read more...

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Potential new target for diabetes, heart disease treatments identified


November 17th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A team researchers, including an Indian-origin boffin, has discovered a new cellular pathway that could help in developing therapeutic treatments for obesity-related disorders, like diabetes and heart disease.The ... Read more...

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Worms offer clues to declining fertility with age in women


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): New ways that may help maintain fertility in women who want to delay bearing a child may not be too far, as Princeton scientists have discovered genes responsible ... Read more...

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Lifestyle intervention program cuts risk of type 2 diabetes


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 02 (ANI): Four-year results of the Look AHEAD study have shown that an intensive lifestyle intervention program designed to achieve and maintain weight loss improves diabetes control and cardiovascular disease ... Read more...

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First weight loss surgery where excess stomach was removed via mouth


August 10th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): In the first of its kind surgery in US, excess stomach has been removed through the mouth rather than a large open incision.Surgeons at the University of California, ... Read more...

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Sugar substitutes help reduce caloric intake


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): A recent study has shown that people who consume low-calorie sweeteners are able to significantly reduce their caloric intake and do not overeat.In fact, study participants who ... Read more...

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Female endurance sports athletes may be at risk for fertility issues


June 15th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Physicians at Loyola University Health System say that female endurance sports athletes may be at risk for serious health issues.They say that excessive exercise and inadequate nutrition ... Read more...

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Genes and brain centers that regulate meal size in flies identified


May 21st, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Biologists from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and Yale University have identified two genes that appear to regulate meal sizes and frequency in fruit flies.Both genes, ... Read more...

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Dieting without exercise won’t help lose weight


April 15th, 2010 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) People who follow a low-calories diet in the hope of losing weight shouldn't bother unless they exercise as well, a new study has found. "This research shows that simply ... Read more...

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Dieting alone won’t help you cut down flab


April 14th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) Simply cutting down on calories won't help you reduce flab, says a new study. This appears to be due to a natural compensatory mechanism that reduces a person's ... Read more...

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Diet alone not enough for drastic weight loss


April 14th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Simply reducing caloric intake is not enough to promote significant weight loss, concludes a new study.The research by scientists at Oregon Health & Science University is published ... Read more...

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Health Care Bill: Fast Foods Required To Post Calories


March 25th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Much of what Obama's Healthcare Bill contained was unknown to the American public up until the second it was signed. Even more of the bill still is. Small ... Read more...

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Go easy on glucose to live long, cancer-free life


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Reducing caloric intake, specifically in the form of glucose, can extend the life of human cells and speed the death of pre-cancerous cells, a new study has found.This ... Read more...

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Cola intake heightens diabetes risk among pregnant women


December 1st, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Beware of gulping down too many colas, particularly if you are pregnant. More than five servings of such sugar-sweetened drinks per week before pregnancy seems to heighten the ... Read more...

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Leafy greens could help fight the flab


October 22nd, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Eating more plant-based foods, which are rich in substances called phytochemicals, could help fight obesity, according to a new study.The study, conducted by researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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Eat broccoli,greens,nuts to fight heart disease


October 22nd, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Cheeseburgers and fries might look tempting, but eating some broccoli or leafy greens first could help people battle obesity and heart disease, says a new study. Eating more plant-based ... Read more...

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Alcohol abuse, depression, obesity are interrelated among young women


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 23 (ANI): A new study suggests that depression, obesity and alcohol abuse, or dependency, are interrelated conditions among young adult women but the same is not true in men.The researchers ... Read more...

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Eating at the ‘wrong’ time can lead to weight gain


September 4th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 4 (ANI): Eat at the right time of day if you actually want to shed those extra pounds, for an American study so suggests.Researchers at Northwestern University have found ... Read more...

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Drinkers ‘more likely to exercise than teetotallers’


September 1st, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): Regular consumers of alcohol are more likely to engage in vigorous exercise than abstainers, a new study has found."Alcohol users not only exercised more than abstainers, but the ... Read more...

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Citrus fruits check obesity, diabetes


July 16th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 16 (IANS) Canadian researchers have found that citrus fruits can prevent weight gain and help control Type-2 diabetes and increased risk of heart disease. A flavonoid called naringenin found in citrus ... Read more...

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Grapefruit derivative ‘prevents obesity’


July 14th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): A new study on mice, conducted by University of Western Ontario researchers, has shown that grapefruit contains a substance that's a natural fat fighter.Derived from citrus fruit, ... Read more...

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Myth that fasting leads to longer life spans debunked


July 14th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): In a study on fruit flies, scientists have debunked the belief that fasting extends life spans in various organisms, including humans, when they suffer infection.In their study, ... Read more...

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Powerful nutrient cocktail may benefit kids with Crohn’s disease


June 17th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): A nutritional powder consumed by astronauts can be used for treating inflammatory bowel disease in children, say researchers.Lead researcher Dr. Raanan Shamir of Tel Aviv University's Sackler School ... Read more...

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Hunks do get the most sex, but at a cost


June 4th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Woo-hoo! Being a beefcake is a true blessing. Not only does your body becomes a "crowd stopper", you also end up attracting most women. But wait, there's a ... Read more...

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Strict control over kids’ diet not linked with childhood weight gain


May 27th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Strict maternal control over eating habits during early childhood-such as determining how much a child should eat and coaxing them to eat certain foods-might not have any connection ... Read more...

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