Study explains how western diet leads to overeating and obesity

Study explains how western diet leads to overeating and obesity

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – More than two in three adults in the United States are considered overweight or obese, with substantial biomedical and clinical evidence suggesting that chronic overconsumption of a “western diet” – foods consisting high levels of sugars and fats – is a major cause of this epidemic. New...

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Mind-Easing Ways To Make Sure Your Child’s “Bag” Lunch

Mind-Easing Ways To Make Sure Your Child’s “Bag” Lunch

Perishable food must be kept cold while commuting via bus, bicycle, on foot, in a car, or on the subway. After arriving at school or work, perishable food must be kept cold until lunchtime. Why? Harmful bacteria multiply rapidly in the “danger zone” (the temperatures between 40° F and 140°...

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Interesting Facts About Tea

Interesting Facts About Tea

Tea comes from the leaves of a tree called Camellia sinensis. The three main types of tea are Black, Oolong and Green. Herbal tea does not come from the leaves of a tea plant, therefore, is not considered to be real tea. Roots, stems, flowers and parts of plants are...

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Beans and peas increase fullness more than meat

Beans and peas increase fullness more than meat

Sustainable eating Meals based on legumes such as beans and peas are more satiating than pork and veal-based meals according to a recent study by the University of Copenhagen’s Department of Nutrition, Excercise and Sports. Results suggest that sustainable eating may also help with weight loss. Numerous modern dietary recommendations...

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Social eating leads to overeating, especially among men

Social eating leads to overeating, especially among men

Gorging at a holiday meal or friend’s BBQ might have more to do with your ego than the quality of the food — especially if you’re a man. A new Cornell Food and Brand Lab study finds that men are at particular risk of overeating in social situations even when...

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