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Article ID: 702669

New $1.4 million grant supports NAU-Navajo Nation Tribal Epidemiology Center impact study of ‘unhealthy food’ tax

Northern Arizona University

The grant allows scientists, Navajo Nation government officials, educators and students to collaborate on a study looking at the effectiveness of the Healthy Diné Nation Act, which was signed into law in 2014.

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23-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 702570

Recipients of inaugural $100k Jean Mayer Prize in Nutrition Science & Policy announced

Tufts University

The inaugural $100,000 Jean Mayer Prize for Excellence in Nutrition Science & Policy was awarded by Tufts to former Sen. Tom Harkin; former USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack; Center for Science in the Public Interest; and Mission: Readiness for their work championing better nutrition for America’s youth.

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22-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 702208

Nutrition Has a Greater Impact on Bone Strength Than Exercise

University of Michigan

One question that scientists and fitness experts alike would love to answer is whether exercise or nutrition has a bigger positive impact on bone strength.

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17-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 702258

Moving location of fruit and vegetables in shops can lead to 15% sales increase

University of Warwick

Simply moving where fresh fruit and vegetables are placed in a shop can increase their sales, new research by Warwick Medical School/the University of Warwick, published by BMC Public Health, has found.

Released:
16-Oct-2018 6:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 702133

Are Popular Diets Safe?

Texas A&M University

Many of the latest popular diets make wild claims while imposing drastic changes to what you can eat.

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12-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 702036

Ketogenic Diet Appears to Prevent Cognitive Decline in Mice

University of Kentucky

The Ketogenic Diet, simple caloric restriction, or the pharmaceutical rapamycin appear to improve neurovascular function and prevent cognitive decline in animal models

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11-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 702002

Nutrients May Reduce Blood Glucose Levels

Joslin Diabetes Center

BOSTON – (October 10, 2018) – Type 2 diabetes is driven by many metabolic pathways, with some pathways driven by amino acids, the molecular building blocks for proteins. Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center now have shown that one amino acid, alanine, may produce a short-term lowering of glucose levels by altering energy metabolism in the cell.

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10-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 701894

Seed oils are best for LDL cholesterol

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

Using a statistical technique called network meta-analysis, researchers have combined the results of dozens of studies of dietary oils to identify those with the best effect on patients' LDL cholesterol and other blood lipids.

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9-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 701868

Finding their whey back: researchers pinpoint ideal protein to help seniors rebuild lost muscle

McMaster University

While exercise buffs have long used protein supplements to gain muscle, new research from McMaster University suggests one protein source in particular, whey protein, is most effective for seniors struggling to rebuild muscle lost from inactivity associated with illness or long hospital stays.

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9-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT

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