High-fat diet is bad for both younger males and females

High-fat diet is bad for both younger males and females

There’s more evidence that a high-fat diet is bad for both younger males and females, but exactly how it’s harmful may differ between the sexes, scientists report. While they hypothesized that high-fat fare would be harder on males, they found that in just four weeks both young male and female...

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Foods became less desirable once the calorie content was displayed

Foods became less desirable once the calorie content was displayed

Seeing pictures of food with calorie information not only makes food less appetizing but it also appears to change the way your brain responds to the food, according to a Dartmouth-led study published in PLOS ONE. When food images appeared with the calorie content, the brain showed decreased activation of...

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Stress can damage your digestive health as much as junk food

Stress can damage your digestive health as much as junk food

It has long been known that the stress harms health in different ways. Now a work of Brigham Young University (United States) and the Jiao Tong University of Shangái (China) describes this relationship. Their experiment with mouse females exposed to continued stress has shown that her intestinal microbiota – the...

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Going on a Diet? Here’s What You Need to Do to Create a Good Meal Plan

Going on a Diet? Here’s What You Need to Do to Create a Good Meal Plan

Going on a diet is not something that most of us look forward to. But it may sometimes be necessary, especially if we are serious about our goals for weight loss or if we want to do away with certain health issues. But while there are many diets you can...

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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. When...

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