Meal frequency and energy balance

Several epidemiological studies have observed an inverse relationship between people’s habitual frequency of eating and body weight, leading to the suggestion that a ‘nibbling’ meal pattern may help in the avoidance of obesity. Publimed: Meal frequency and energy balance. A review of all pertinent studies shows that, although many fail to find any significant relationship, […]

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That Sugar Film – Learn The Truth About So-Called “Healthy Food”

One man’s journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar… Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as ‘healthy’. Through this entertaining and informative journey, Damon highlights some of the issues that plague the sugar […]

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Eating fatty foods such as steak, cheese and butter can make you healthier and slimmer, study reveals

Eating fatty foods such as red meat, cheese and butter could actually be good for your health, a new study suggests. Researchers from the University of Ireland found that overweight middle-aged men who switched to a diet high in natural saturated fats and low in carbohydrates grew slimmer and healthier. The diet also led to […]

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Risks and Costs of Diabetes Medication

A previous analysis examined the contribution of endocrine disruptor exposures (endocrine-disrupting chemicals, EDCs) to adult diabetes, but was limited to effects of phthalates in middle-aged women and did not simultaneously examine multiple EDCs which are known to coexist in the environment. We therefore endeavoured to quantify potential reductions in diabetes and disease costs that could […]

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Food Withdrawal Is an Important Tumor Suppressor

Tumor suppressors stop healthy cells from becoming cancerous. Researchers from Charité — Universitätsmedizin Berlin, the Medical University of Graz and the German Institute of Human Nutrition in Potsdam-Rehbruecke have found that p53, one of the most important tumor suppressors, accumulates in liver after food withdrawal. They also show that p53 in liver plays a crucial […]

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Behavioral and Neurochemical Effects of Intermittent, Excessive Sugar Intake

Evidence for sugar addiction: Behavioral and neurochemical effects of intermittent, excessive sugar intake. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. The experimental question is whether or not sugar can be a substance of abuse and lead to a natural form of addiction. Publimed: Evidence for sugar addiction: behavioral and neurochemical effects of intermittent, excessive sugar intake. “Food addiction” […]

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Metabolic Effects of Dietary Fructose

The effects of dietary sugar on risk factors and the processes associated with metabolic disease remain a controversial topic, with recent reviews of the available evidence arriving at widely discrepant conclusions. Publimed: Adverse metabolic effects of dietary fructose: results from the recent epidemiological, clinical, and mechanistic studies. There are many recently published epidemiological studies that […]

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