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More Moneys, More Calories! May 13, 2009

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As people become more educated, studies have demonstrated that they tend to choose foods that are lower in calories but higher in nutrients. They also pay more. Researchers from the University of Washington have now compared the eating habits and food costs of a sample of 164 adults in the Seattle, Washington area. (more…)

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Fish for Your Eyes Health May 13, 2009

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Regularly eating fish, nuts, olive oil and other foods containing omega-three fatty acids and avoiding trans fats appears to be associated with a lower risk for the eye disease age-related macular degeneration, according to two new reports. (more…)

Does Mom Know When Enough Is Enough? May 13, 2009

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As the childhood obesity epidemic in the United States continues, researchers are examining whether early parent and child behaviors contribute to the problem. A study from the Department of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers University, published in the May/June 2009 issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior reports that mothers who miss signs of satiety in their infants tend to overfeed them, leading to excess weight gains during the 6 month to 1 year period. (more…)

Drink Wine, Now! May 13, 2009

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PhD research at the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU have studied the effect of reservatrol — a molecule of plant origin present in wine and several fruits — in rats with non-alcoholic hepatic esteatosis, an accumulation of fat in the liver when alcohol is not involved. (more…)

Traumatic Brain Injury Haunts Children For Years With Variety Of Functional Problems May 13, 2009

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Children who suffer traumatic brain injuries can experience lasting or late-appearing neuropsychological problems, highlighting the need for careful watching over time, according to two studies published by the American Psychological Association.

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Be Careful With Your Past Life Girls.. May 13, 2009

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A mother who experienced trauma prior to becoming pregnant affects the emotional and social behavior of her offspring. This was discovered for the first time in a new study that was carried out at the University of Haifa and published in the journal Developmental Psychology in a Special Section on “The Interplay of Biology and the Environment Broadly Defined.” (more…)

Be Careful with Your Calorie Restriction Habitual May 11, 2009

Posted by t!-nUt in Diet, Nutrition, Obesity.
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Moderate calorie restriction causes temporal changes in the liver and skeletal muscle metabolism, whereas moderate weight loss affects muscle, according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute. In addition, researchers found that short-term calorie restriction (CR) with a low-carbohydrate diet caused a greater change in liver fat content and metabolic function than short-term CR with a high-carbohydrate diet.

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WELCOME May 6, 2009

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Welcome to the first post of Nutrition!

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