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Article ID: 700766

Quitting junk food produces similar withdrawals as drug addiction

University of Michigan

If you plan to deprive your taste buds of junk food, expect to suffer similar withdrawals—at least during the initial week—like addicts experience when they attempt to quit using drugs.

19-Sep-2018 9:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700753

Ketogenic Diet Reduces Body Fat in Women with Ovarian or Endometrial Cancer

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Women with ovarian or endometrial cancer who followed the ketogenic diet for 12 weeks lost more body fat and had lower insulin levels compared to those who followed the low-fat diet. Researchers say ketogenic diets limit the ability of cancer to grow, which gives the patient’s immune system time to respond.

18-Sep-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 700636

Researchers Testing Innovative Childhood Obesity Intervention

University of Alabama at Birmingham

UAB researchers will implement a new home-intervention model to teach mothers and children to form healthy habits right in the comfort of their homes.

17-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 700482

A Healthy Regimen for Patients with Cancer

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center dietitian, Juliana Gilenberg, RD, LDN, CNSC, shares tips for a healthy regimen for patients with cancer.

13-Sep-2018 10:15 AM EDT

Article ID: 700388

Consumers Cite Health Concerns, Cost as Reasons They Eat Less Meat

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Two out of every three participants in a U.S. consumer survey report that they are eating less of at least one type of meat, according to a study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

12-Sep-2018 9:45 AM EDT

Article ID: 700341

Calorie Counts on Restaurant Menus Have Customers Ordering Less

Cornell University

In a new study, Cornell University researchers conducted a randomized experiment and found that diners at full service restaurants whose menus listed calories ordered meals with 3 percent fewer calories – about 45 calories less – than those who had menus without calorie information. Customers ordered fewer calories in their appetizer and entree courses, but their dessert and drink orders remained the same.

11-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 699950

Tailoring Behavioral Therapy for Depression, Obesity Based on How the Brain Responds

University of Illinois at Chicago

Precision lifestyle medicine is an emerging field that tailors behavioral treatments and lifestyle modification recommendations based on an individual’s genetics, lifestyle and environment.Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in collaboration with their colleagues at Stanford University and the University of Washington, will look at how an integrated behavioral therapy aimed at helping people with co-occurring obesity and depression can be adapted for individuals based on how their brain function changes in response to the intervention.

4-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 699856

Fighting Obesity – Could It Be as Plain as Dirt?

University of South Australia

It costs the global economy an estimated US$2 trillion annually and has been dubbed a modern day health epidemic, but new research from the University of South Australia has unearthed a possible cure for obesity – and it is as plain as dirt!

30-Aug-2018 9:05 PM EDT

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