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Monday, December 12, 2016

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What Else Comes with a College Degree? An Extra 10 Pounds, Says New Study

College students gained an average of 10 pounds over the course of their college years, a study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found, and number of students who were overweight or obese increased 78 percent. The extra we...

– University of Vermont


Beans and Peas Increase Fullness More Than Meat

Sustainable eating Meals based on legumes such as beans and peas are more satiating than pork and veal-based meals according to a recent study by the University of Copenhagen's Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports. Results suggest that sustai...

– University of Copenhagen

Food & Nutrition


Research Examines Brain Locations That Control Diabetes Drugs’ Weight Loss Effects

Certain type 2 diabetes drugs promote weight loss, but how they do this remains poorly understood. Insight into how these drugs work in the body—and especially the brain—could help create new drugs that effectively control body weight. In an impo...

– Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Diabetes, Dec 2016; NIH R01DK097361; NIH R01DK107652; NIH R01DK082480


How to Turn White Fat Brown

Researchers found that the browning program in white fat cells is normally suppressed by a protein called FLCN. It performs this function in cooperation with a major cellular signaling hub, a protein complex known as mTOR. Harnessing this knowledge m...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

T32GM007592, GM51405, HL121266, DK098656, AG043483, DK107667, HL094499


UF/IFAS Extension Program Has Five Tips for Fresh, Healthy Holiday Eating

Want to eat healthy and save money this holiday season? Including fresh, seasonal produce in your family meals and party platters may be a good place to start....

– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences


Deadline Extended for Nominations: the Endocrine Society’s Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism

The Endocrine Society is extending the deadline for nominations for the 10th annual Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism. The award recognizes outstanding reporting that enhances public understanding of health issues pertaining to t...

– Endocrine Society

ENDO 2017, Apr-2017


Expert: Childhood Obesity Must Be Treated as Disease, Not Moral Failing

– Texas Tech University

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