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Scientists Find No Link Between Appetite and Calorie Intake

Study shows no link between appetite and calorie consumption. Findings highlight problems with health claims made by food industry. More research needed to see what influences calories intake....

– University of Sheffield

Food and Science Nutrition

Minimal Exercise Can Prevent Disease, Weight Gain in Menopausal Women

According to new research from the University of Missouri, minimal exercise may be all it takes for postmenopausal women to better regulate insulin, maintain metabolic function and help prevent significant weight gain. These findings suggest that wom...

– University of Missouri Health

Replacing Diet Drinks with Water Can Speed Weight Loss in Obese Women with Type 2 Diabetes

Experts in diet and metabolism have found that replacing low calorie ‘diet’ drinks with water can help increase the rate of weight loss in obese women with type 2 diabetes and improve insulin sensitivity ...

– University of Nottingham

Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism

Fast-Food Calorie Labeling Unlikely to Encourage Healthy Eating, Finds NYU Study

Researchers from New York University show why fast-food menu calorie counts do not help consumers make healthy choices in a new study published in the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing. ...

– New York University

Journal of Public Policy & Marketing; NIH

The Obesity Society Honors Two U.S. Senators, Current and Emerging Leaders in Obesity Research with Its 2016 Awards and Grants

Each year The Obesity Society (TOS) promotes, rewards and encourages research in the field of obesity through its annual awards and grants program. The recipients of this year’s awards and grants will be honored during ObesityWeek 2016, the leadin...

– Obesity Society

Discrimination Based on Weight Doubles Health Risks

URI professor has found that how society treats overweight people makes health matters worse....

– University of Rhode Island

Annals of Behavioral Medicine, August 2016

Workplace Weight Management Lowers Costs, Improves Quality of Life

Employees who participate in a workplace weight management program—even those without significant weight loss—have reduced health care costs and improved quality of life (QOL), reports a study in the November Journal of Occupational and Environme...

– Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Food, Flavor and Science: International Society of Neurogastronomy Symposium Is December 10th

The ISN Symposium will explore the concept of brain and behavior in the context of food with speakers from both the food and science worlds ...

– University of Kentucky

Leading Experts Convene to Discuss the Effects, Potential of Exercise Throughout the Lifespan

Hundreds of researchers on the leading edge of exercise science will meet at the Integrative Biology of Exercise meeting in Phoenix (Nov. 2–4). Symposia topics will cover brain cell stress responses, metabolic diseases, mitochondrial signaling, sed...

– American Physiological Society (APS)

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Metabolism: What Is It and Can It Be Controlled?

“I have a fast metabolism; I can eat and eat and stay skinny.” Most of us have heard someone say this. But what is metabolism, and can we make ours run a bit faster? Taylor Newhouse, with the Texas A&M School of Public Health, helps break down wh...

– Texas A&M University

December 3 Is Dine in Day

Though most people know that family meals are important, finding time to sit down and share a meal together can be a challenge. Dine In Day promotes the importance of homemade, group meals in fostering family and community relationships, encouraging ...

– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Pepsi Plans to Cut Sugar a Positive Move for Profits, Obesity Rates

– Cornell University





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