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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

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Study Finds New Approach to Block Binge Eating

A new therapeutic target for the treatment of compulsive binge eating has been identified by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM)....

– Boston University Medical Campus


Kids' Consumption of High-Calorie Drinks at Fast-Food Restaurants Tied to Combo Meals

A new survey of children’s and teenagers’ eating habits at fast-food restaurants suggests that consumption levels of sugary drinks are closely tied to their automatic inclusion in “combo meal” packages. ...

– NYU Langone Medical Center

Embargo expired on 07-Oct-2016 at 16:00 ET

Study Finds Differences in Obesity Rates Between Children/Teens with and Without Autism

A new study finds that children and teens with autism spectrum disorder may be more likely to be obese and stay obese during adolescence than their peers without autism spectrum disorder....

– Tufts University

Childhood Obesity

High-Protein Diet Curbs Metabolic Benefits of Weight Loss

Dieters sometimes consume extra protein to stave off hunger and prevent loss of muscle tissue that often comes with weight loss. But in a study of 34 postmenopausal women with obesity, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Lo...

– Washington University in St. Louis

Cell Reports, Oct. 11, 2016

Embargo expired on 11-Oct-2016 at 12:00 ET

Meatless Monday Endorsed by World Health Summit 2016

The World Health Summit 2016 is endorsing Meatless Monday. WHS’ endorsement fits in with the summit’s session on “Planetary Health” that will explore the long-term health implications of changes in the environment caused for example through t...

– Monday Campaigns

NDSU Researcher Awarded $3.7 Million Grant for Weight Loss Surgery Study

Patients who undergo weight loss surgery to combat obesity don’t always lose the pounds they expect or they gain weight back. A team of researchers at seven institutions, including North Dakota State University, Fargo, is working to find out why....

– North Dakota State University

New Award Recognizes Innovative Health Professional Training and Education Programs in Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Counseling

Award recognizes leading health professional training programs that have developed new and innovative ways to provide nutrition, physical activity and obesity counseling education to their students....

– American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Analyzing Picture Books for Nutrition Education

Feeding children can be a challenging process for many parents. A previous study found 46% of preschoolers were picky eaters and 40% of picky eaters remained picky for two or more years. Nutrition education and recommended feeding practices may help ...

– Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

Embargo expired on 06-Oct-2016 at 00:00 ET

Eating Oats Can Help Lower Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in More Ways Than One

A new systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials has concluded that eating oat fibre not only reduces LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol), but non-HDL cholesterol and apolipoprotein B as well....

– Newswise Recommends

British Journal of Nutrition





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