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Article ID: 705449

UTHealth experts spill beans on festive party food preferences

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

With the holiday party season in full swing, deciding what to wear can be the biggest headache. But paying attention to what you eat at such occasions might reveal it’s your diet more in need of a makeover. The good news is experts at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) can help.

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13-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705440

Study shows magnesium optimizes vitamin D status

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

A randomized trial by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers indicates that magnesium optimizes vitamin D status, raising it in people with deficient levels and lowering it in people with high levels.

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13-Dec-2018 1:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 705156

Large Restaurant Portions a Global Problem, Study Finds

Tufts University

A multi-country study finds that large portion sizes in fast food and full service restaurants is not a problem unique to the U.S. The researchers found that 94 percent of full service meals and 72 percent of fast food meals studied in five countries contained 600 calories or more.

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10-Dec-2018 9:45 AM EST

Article ID: 705343

Gut hormone increases response to food

McGill University

The holiday season is a hard one for anyone watching their weight. The sights and smells of food are hard to resist. One factor in this hunger response is a hormone found in the stomach that makes us more vulnerable to tasty food smells, encouraging overeating and obesity.

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12-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705317

Resoluciones para el año nuevo: experto de Mayo Clinic ofrece sugerencias para vivir más largo

Mayo Clinic

A medida que el nuevo año se aproxima, entre las resoluciones de muchas personas está alcanzar un buen estado físico y mejorar el bienestar. Ahora, los científicos descubren que ambas mejoras pueden llevar a vivir más largo.

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12-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 705197

Your Weight History May Predict Your Heart Failure Risk

Johns Hopkins Medicine

In a medical records analysis of information gathered on more than 6,000 people, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers conclude that simply asking older adult patients about their weight history at ages 20 and 40 could provide real value to clinicians in their efforts to predict patients’ future risk of heart failure, heart attacks or strokes.

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12-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 705299

Super Healthy Kefir Made From Sonicated Milk

South Ural State University

A research team at South Ural State University (SUSU) (Chelyabinsk, Russia), in cooperation with their colleagues from the Russian State Agrarian University and the National Institute of Technology Warangal (India), have significantly enhanced the health properties of fermented milk products (kefir in particular) thanks to ultrasonic treatment.

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12-Dec-2018 7:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 705216

Yes Please to Yogurt and Cheese: The New Improved Mediterranean Diet

University of South Australia

Thousands of people can take heart as new research from the University of South Australia shows a dairy-enhanced Mediterranean diet will significantly increase health outcomes for those at risk of cardiovascular disease – and it’s even more effective than a low-fat diet.

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11-Dec-2018 1:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 705297

Fighting obesity – could it be as plain as dirt?

University of South Australia

It costs the global economy an estimated US$2 trillion annually and has been dubbed a modern day health epidemic, but new research from the University of South Australia has unearthed a possible cure for obesity – and it is as plain as dirt!

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11-Dec-2018 10:05 PM EST

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