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Published Sabotage and collusion could be derailing your weight loss journey, finds study (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Family and loved ones may be conspiring to sabotage your weight loss journey, according to a new study. The study is part of a growing body of evidence which suggests that not all social support results in positive health outcomes.
Published How chronic stress drives the brain to crave comfort food (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Stress can override natural satiety cues to drive more food intake and boost cravings for sweets.
Published Junk food may impair our deep sleep (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
In a new study, researchers have investigated how junk food affects sleep. Healthy participants consumed an unhealthier as well as a healthier diet in a randomized order. After the unhealthier diet, the quality of the participants' deep sleep had deteriorated, compared with those who had followed the healthier diet.
Published A student's poor eating habits can lead to a lifetime of illness (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A researcher is cautioning that a person's poor eating habits established during post-secondary studies can contribute to future health issues including obesity, respiratory illnesses and depression.
Published The Mediterranean Diet: Good for your health and your hip pocket (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
We've heard it time and time again -- the Mediterranean diet is great for our health. But despite the significant health benefits of this eating plan, a common deterrent is often the expected costs, especially when budgets are tight.
Published Traditional medicine plant could combat drug-resistant malaria (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Much of what is now considered modern medicine originated as folk remedies or traditional, Indigenous practices. These customs are still alive today, and they could help address a variety of conditions. Now, researchers have identified compounds in the leaves of a particular medicinal Labrador tea plant used throughout the First Nations of Nunavik, Canada, and demonstrated that one of them has activity against the parasite responsible for malaria.
Published What makes 'junk food' junk? (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
How is 'junk food' defined for food policies like taxes? A combination of food category, processing, and nutrients can determine which foods should be subject to health-related policies, according to a new analysis examining three decades of U.S. food policies by researchers.
Published Chitin from consuming insects can help both gut microbiota and global health (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Increased insect consumption by humans may be better for both gut health and planetary health. Chitin (kai'tin) and healthy fats from insects appear to contribute to healthy gut microbiota and are strong sources of protein and nutrients, according to a recent paper.
Published Diet high in fruit and vegetables linked to lower miscarriage risk (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A preconception and early-pregnancy diet that contains lots of fruit, vegetables, seafood, dairy, eggs and grain may be associated with reducing risk of miscarriage, a new review of research suggests.
Published How to get your children to eat more fruits and vegetables (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Children will eat more fruits and vegetables if families take more time to eat meals.
Published Time out: We all need a three-day weekend (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
As a four-day work week is trialed in countries across the globe, health researchers say they're 'all in' when it comes to a long weekend, especially as new empirical research shows that the extra time off is good for our health.
Published People with obesity due to genetic predisposition have lower risk of cardiovascular disease (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
The risk of developing cardiovascular disease is lower in people with obesity who have a genetic predisposition for high BMI than people with obesity influenced mainly by environmental factors such as lifestyle, researchers report.
Published Diminishing health benefits of living in cities for children and teens (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
The advantages of living in cities for children and adolescents' healthy growth and development are shrinking across much of the world, according to a new global analysis of trends in child and adolescent height and body mass index (BMI).
Published Living with pet cats or dogs is associated with fewer food allergies in young children, study finds (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
In an analysis of over 65,000 infants from Japan, children exposed to pet cats or indoor dogs during fetal development or early infancy tended to have fewer food allergies compared to other children.
Published Sweets change our brain (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Chocolate bars, chips and fries - why can't we just ignore them in the supermarket? Researchers have now shown that foods with a high fat and sugar content change our brain: If we regularly eat even small amounts of them, the brain learns to consume precisely these foods in the future.
Published Excess calories during development alters the brain and spurs adult overeating (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
New research could help develop treatments to reduce cravings for unhealthy food.
Published Organosulfur content of vegetables quantified (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Scientists successfully quantified the total reactive polysulfide content of 22 different types of vegetables, including onions and garlic. They also revealed that reactive polysulfides are not only found in the leek genus (Allium), such as onions and garlic but also in the cruciferous family of vegetables (Brassicaceae), such as broccoli and cabbage.
Published Innovative breathing aid developed (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
One in 10 adults suffer from the debilitating effects of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Research around a new breathing device developed by pulmonologists offers promise for improving their lives. The new device not only improves symptoms of breathlessness and quality of life for people with COPD, it also offers benefits for people dealing with stress and anxiety and those practicing mindfulness, meditation or yoga. The research was published in the journal Respiratory Care.
Published MIND and Mediterranean diets associated with fewer Alzheimer's plaques and tangles (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
People who eat diets rich in green leafy vegetables as well as other vegetables, fruits, whole grains, olive oil, beans, nuts and fish may have fewer amyloid plaques and tau tangles in their brain -- signs of Alzheimer's disease -- than people who do not consume such diets, according to a new study.
Published A good night's sleep may make it easier to stick to exercise and diet goals (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
People who had higher scores for sleep health -- based on regularity, satisfaction, alertness, timing, efficiency and duration -- during a 12-month weight loss program were more likely to follow the caloric intake and exercise components of the program in comparison to peers who scored lower for sleep health.