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Popping raisins curbs calorie intake in children


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 3 (IANS) Eating raisins, or dried grapes, as an after-school snack curbs calorie intake and promotes a feeling of fullness as compared to other snacks, says a study.The ... Read more...

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High-protein diet reduces hunger in obese


July 11th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (IANS) Dietary protein reduces hunger and increases fullness in overweight men during weight loss programmes, a study says. Diets "containing 18 to 35 percent of daily calorie ... Read more...

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Mind determines quantity of food to consume: Study


May 27th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) In a finding that can help the fight against obesity, researchers say the state of the mind of a person governs the level of physical ... Read more...

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Protein-rich breakfast wards off overeating


May 20th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) If you want to stay healthy, regularly eat breakfasts full of proteins. Eating a protein-rich breakfast keeps you satisfied and wards off overeating, which has become ... Read more...

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Eating apples every day keep women’s cholesterol at bay


April 13th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): An apple a day can really keep the doctor away - by reducing bad cholesterol levels in women, according to a new study.Apples are truly a miracle fruit ... Read more...

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3 square meals a day with lean protein help curb hunger for weight loss


April 1st, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 01 (ANI): A new research has suggested that eating fewer, regular-sized meals with higher amounts of lean protein can make one feel more full than eating smaller, more frequent meals."We ... Read more...

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Potential mechanisms that contribute to ‘I am full’ feeling identified


March 4th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania are one step closer to developing effective, FDA-approved treatments for obesity.They have identified the neurological and cellular signalling mechanisms that contribute to ... Read more...

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Weight Watchers revamps popular diet plan


November 30th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): The biggest news in the weight loss world is that Weight Watchers, the company that has helped millions of people lose those extra pounds, is changing its diet ... Read more...

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How behaviors toward food early in life can lead to obesity


October 28th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A new study has shed light on understanding how behaviors toward food early in life can lead to obesity.When it comes to understanding where tendencies to overweight and ... Read more...

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Trendy new ‘Ice Cube Diet’ may not live up to its promises: Dietitian


October 27th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A dietitian has cast doubts on the new 'Ice Cube Diet' that promises to melt away pounds by simply popping a "Hoodia satiety cube" into the drink of ... Read more...

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Anti-obesity drugs dull brain pleasure centres to ‘food porn’


October 27th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Anti obesity drugs might make that pastry look a lot less appetizing, according to scientists at the University of Cambridge.Professor Paul Fletcher and colleagues discovered that the anti-obesity ... Read more...

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Exercise sensitises nerve cells into feeling full


August 25th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Scientists have come up with another good reason why we must exercise. It helps us feel full too. Besides burning calories, exercise also sensitises nerve cells (neurons) into a ... Read more...

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Exercise ‘makes you feel full’


August 25th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Brazilian researchers have discovered that exercise not only helps you shed kilos by burning calories but also makes you feel full by triggering neurons in the brain.Researchers at ... Read more...

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Delaying fat digestion could be key to curbing appetite


August 20th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Scientists at Institute of Food Research have discovered an unexpected synergy that helps break down fat-delaying digestion of fatty acids to curb appetite.The discovery provides a focus to ... Read more...

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Why two people have different weights despite same diet


August 3rd, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Ever wondered why two people could eat the same high fat diet, but one becomes obese and prone to diabetes while the other maintains a slim frame? Well, ... Read more...

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Tricking the brain to shed weight


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Being a little smart may help you lose weight! The brain can be tricked into shedding weight by eating high satiety, low-calorie foods like apples, bananas and grapes. ... 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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Trick the mind into satisfying the belly


July 13th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) The key to weight loss could lie in tricking our mind into thinking about how filling the food will be before we eat it. Test subjects were more satisfied ... Read more...

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Eggs at breakfast help teenagers modulate hunger, weight


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) A protein-rich breakfast, containing eggs, improves appetite control among adolescents and may also help obese adolescents manage weight, research says. Researchers examined the impact of a protein-rich breakfast ... Read more...

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Rye and barley products ‘reduce obesity risk’


May 6th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): A new study has shown that diets rich in whole grain reduce risk of obesity and other diseases related to the metabolic syndrome, such as type 2 diabetes ... Read more...

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Gene that ties stress to obesity and diabetes identified


April 20th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a gene that ties stress to obesity and diabetes.Dr. Alon Chen of the Weizmann Institute's Neurobiology Department and his research team have now discovered that ... Read more...

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Multi-hued carrots as nutritious as orange ones


February 21st, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): The purple and red variety carrots are as rich in nutrition as orange ones, a review from Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety claims.The review briefs ... Read more...

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Bread baked with rye kernel more filling


February 15th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Wholegrain bread is good for you, as most people know. But it is not only the fibre-rich bran, the outer shell of the grain, that is healthy. Research ... Read more...

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‘Food addiction’ plays major role in obesity epidemic


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Food addiction is a reality in some individuals and should be considered as a major factor while managing the obesity epidemic, according to a new study.Compulsive and out ... Read more...

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You may overeat if you wolf down your meal


November 5th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) Eating a meal quickly, as compared to slowly, curtails the release of hormones in the gut that induce the feelings of being full. The decreased release of these ... Read more...

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Eating quickly can make you overeat


November 4th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Gorging on your favourite meal can make you overeat, say researchers.The research team from Laiko General Hospital in Athens Greece have found that eating quickly, as compared to ... Read more...

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Chewing sugar-free gum can reduce calorie intake


October 28th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Chewing sugar-free gum can reduce calorie intake and increase energy expenditure, a nutrition professor at the University of Rhode Island has said.To reach the conclusion, Kathleen Melanson, URI ... Read more...

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Genes that drive people to drink identified


October 27th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Genetic make up may predispose a person to indulge in booze more but may not raise one's genetic risk for alcoholism, says a new study.Published in the open ... Read more...

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How a hormone influences the motivation to eat


August 6th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): It's a well-known fact: people eat not only because they are hungry, but also because the food just simply tastes too good to ignore. Now, a new study ... Read more...

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Regular yoga promotes mindful eating


August 4th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): A new study has revealed that regular yoga practice promotes mindful eating and those who eat mindfully are less likely to become fat.The study led by Dr Alan ... Read more...

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Drink milk to reduce your calorie intake


June 30th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 30 (IANS) Skim milk helps people feel full, thanks to its high protein content, lactose sugar and its thickness. Researchers found that drinking fat free milk in the morning helped increase ... Read more...

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Drinking milk in breakfast helps you feel fuller, eat less at lunchtime


June 22nd, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): Drinking fat free milk instead of a fruit drink in breakfast helps you feel fuller and eat less at lunchtime, according to a new study.During the study, Australian ... Read more...

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Moderately reduced carbohydrate diet ‘increases sense of fullness’


June 11th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Moderately reducing carbohydrates intake, without calorie restriction and weight loss, can help increase a sense of fullness, a preliminary study found.The study has been presented at The ... Read more...

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Mothers may be inadvertently fuelling childhood obesity


May 11th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Researchers have found that one of the major reasons why obesity epidemic is gripping children is that mothers often miss the signs of satiety in their infants, and, ... Read more...

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Do mothers overfeed their babies?


May 11th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Could a mother's love lie at the root of the obesity epidemic that rages in many parts of the world? A new study says mothers who miss signs ... Read more...

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