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Monday, June 8, 2015

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Newswise Obesity News Source 08-Jun-2015

Newswise Obesity News Source

The Obesity News Source wire contains research and experts on obesity, related health conditions cause by obesity, healthy eating, diet, and exercise.

More information can be found at the Obesity News Source

Accentuate the Positive When It Comes to Nutrition Education

If you want people to choose healthier foods, emphasize the positive, says a new Cornell University study.

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American Journal of Agricultural Economics

– Cornell University

Daily Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Habit Linked to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

A daily sugar-sweetened beverage habit may increase the risk for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), researchers from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University report in the Journal of Hepatology.

Journal of Hepatolgy; N01-HC-25195

– Tufts University

Protein Maintains Double Duty as Key Cog in Body Clock and Metabolic Control

Rev-erbα is a transcription factor that regulates a cell's internal clock and a new study describes how it regulates the clock in most cells in the body and metabolic genes in the liver in distinct ways.

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Science Express; R01 DK45586, K08 DK094968, R00 DK099443, R01 DK098542, F32 DK102284, F30 DK104513, T32 GM0008275

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Food Labels Nudge Diners to Eat Healthier

A Cornell study of food labels in dining halls shows that when people know the calories and fat content in foods, they lean toward healthier fare.


– Cornell University

Trending Stories Report for 3 June 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: aging & genetics, cancer, treatment for kidney disease, healthcare & wellbeing, environment, welcoming new leaders.

– Newswise Trends

The Medical Minute: The Skinny on Trans Fat

Saturated or unsaturated? Mono or poly? Good or bad? Figuring out fats can leave you frazzled, but there soon may be one less fat to keep straight.

– Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Amount of Time New Yorkers Spend Sitting Around Far Exceeds Healthy Levels

The Big Apple is one of the most walkable cities in the nation, providing many opportunities for physical activity, and New Yorkers are more likely to exercise regularly than the average U.S. adult. But they are also sitting far more than what is considered healthy.

Preventing Chronic Disease, May-2015

– NYU Langone Medical Center

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