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    24-Apr-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 711584

The Neurobiology of Noshing: Why is it so easy to overeat calorie-rich tasty foods?

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Ever wonder why you really don’t want to stop eating delicious food even though you know you’ve eaten enough? UNC School of Medicine researchers may have found the reason – a specific cellular network motivated mice to keep eating tasty food even though their basic energy needs had been met.

18-Apr-2019 3:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 711832

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior to Host 52nd Annual Conference in Orlando, FL

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) will host its 2019 Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, FL July 27-30.

24-Apr-2019 9:05 AM EDT
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    22-Apr-2019 1:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 711628

Skipping breakfast associated with higher risk of cardiovascular death

University of Iowa

Eating breakfast has always been considered an important part of a healthy lifestyle, but a new study from the University of Iowa shows how important it is. The study finds people who never ate breakfast had an 87 percent higher risk of death caused by cardiovascular disease than those who eat breakfast.

19-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711299

Award Lecturers Announced for Nutrition 2019

American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

Renowned scientists and practitioners will address key topics in nutrition at Nutrition 2019, the flagship meeting of the American Society for Nutrition, held June 8-11, 2019 at the Baltimore Convention Center.

16-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 711383

Keto diet has potential in military, researchers say

Ohio State University

A new study has researchers hopeful that a ketogenic diet could prove useful in the military, where obesity is an ongoing challenge, both in terms of recruiting soldiers and keeping them fit for service.

16-Apr-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 711342

New study finds simple way to inoculate teens against junk food marketing

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

A simple and brief intervention can provide lasting protection for adolescents against these harmful effects of food marketing. Reframing how students view food-marketing campaigns can spur adolescents, particularly boys, to make healthier daily dietary choices for an extended period of time. The method works in part by tapping into teens’ natural desire to rebel against authority.

15-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    15-Apr-2019 5:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 711096

FDA added sugar label could be a cost-effective way to improve health, generate savings

Tufts University

The FDA’s mandatory added sugar labeling policy for packaged foods and beverages could generate important health gains and cost-savings for the healthcare system and society, according to a new modeling study led by researchers from Tufts University and the University of Liverpool.

10-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy


Article ID: 711213

Reconsider the 'Peanuts and Cracker Jacks'

UT Southwestern Medical Center

There are emerging fresh options to consider for your ballpark diet.

11-Apr-2019 4:20 PM EDT


Nutrition, Obesity, Sports

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