Tag: Food

Study builds on the power of whey protein for improved body...

Whey protein consumption may lead to significant decreases in body weight and body fat and significant increases in lean body mass New research published in...

Good News about Early Childhood Obesity Rates

USDA believes in giving children a foundation for life-long health through access to healthy food and quality nutrition education.So, that’s why we are encouraged...

Cereal flake size influences calorie intake

People eat more breakfast cereal, by weight, when flake size is reduced, according to Penn State researchers, who showed that when flakes are reduced...

Sometimes less is more for hungry dogs

Hungry dogs would be expected to choose alternatives leading to more food rather than less food. But just as with humans and monkeys, they...

Why dark chocolate is good for your heart

Dark chocolate lowers the augmentation index, a key vascular health predictor, and reduces adhesion of white blood cells to the vessel wallIt might seem...

Nutrition guidelines needed for full-service restaurant chains

Food prepared away from home is typically higher in calories and lower in nutrition than food prepared at home, but it now makes up...

Making Dessert with More Fiber or Less Fat

White layer cakes can be made with more fiber or less fat, without significantly undermining many of the qualities of this favorite treat. These...

‘Healthy’ fast food proves profitable, though misleading

Have you ever walked into a fast-food restaurant, planning to grab a salad, only to find yourself walking out with a double cheeseburger and...

This holiday season, skip the talk about weight, fat

Politics and religion are considered unsafe topics of conversation at holiday dinners and parties, and experts at the University of Alabama at Birmingham say...

Messy children make better learners

Attention, parents: The messier your child gets while playing with food in the high chair, the more he or she is learning.Researchers at the...

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