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The way you eat may affect your risk for breast cancer

... protection than the actual overall degree of calorie restriction. "Understanding how calorie restriction provides protection against the ... Previous studies have shown that intermittent calorie restriction provided greater protection from ...

LSUHSC public health researcher finds reason for weight gain

... principal findings: First, a reduction in liquid calorie intake was significantly associated with weight ... the weight-loss effect of a reduction in liquid calorie intake was stronger than that of a reduction in solid calorie intake. Third, a reduction in sugar-sweetened ...

Beverage consumption a bigger factor in weight

... positively associated with a reduction in liquid calorie consumption and liquid calorie intake had a stronger impact on weight than solid calorie intake. The results are published in the April 1, ...

The dark chocolate version of Father Christmas is most filling

... milk chocolate on both appetite and subsequent calorie intake, 16 young and healthy men of normal weight ... satiated. After the meal, the individuals' calorie intake was registered. The results were significant. The calorie intake at the subsequent meal where they could ...

Researchers note differences between people and animals on calorie restriction

... St. Louis, Sept. 24, 2008 calorie restriction, a diet that is low in calories and ... of those findings, some people have adopted calorie restriction in the hope that they can lengthen ... may not have the desired effect unless people on calorie restriction also pay attention to their protein ...

Longevity, cancer and diet connected: New research in worms could apply to humans

... types of cancer. The research also indicates calorie intake can affect how these genes operate, ... Oncological Sciences. The study also reveals calorie restriction plays a role in how these genes work. ... results in a longer lifespan." In short, a low calorie diet can affect the TOR and pha4/FoxA genes in ...

Looking for the Founatain of Youth? Cut your calories, research suggests

... on calories could be a promising strategy. calorie restriction has long been shown to slow the aging ... rats and mice. While scientists do not know how calorie restriction affects the aging process in rodents, ... 2008 issue of Rejuvenation Research , found that calorie restriction cutting approximately 300 to 500 ...

Weekends slow weight loss, researchers find

... study to carefully monitor daily body weight, calorie intake and calorie expenditure for several weeks throughout a year, ... and rats live longer, healthier lives when on a calorie restricted diet, the CALERIE study is designed to ...

Mouse study: When it comes to living longer, it's better to go hungry than go running

... explain an already established phenomenon: a low calorie diet can extend the lifespan of rodents, a ... exercise versus people who restricted their calorie intake, had a similar outcome: caloric ... said. The study, Effect of exercise and calorie restriction on biomarkers of aging in mice, ...

How what and how much we eat (and drink) affects our risk of cancer

... a negative energy balance state, as induced by calorie restriction, decreases these risks in most ... as induced by both 15 percent and 30 percent calorie restriction, led to inhibition of papilloma ... slightly higher among those receiving the more calorie dense fat diet, this was not different from the ...

Study confirms that low-calorie sweeteners are helpful in weight control

... beverages and foods can help people reduce their calorie (energy) intakes. Low-calorie sweeteners reduce ... obesity, said Beth Hubrich, a dietitian with the calorie Control Council, an association representing low- ... physical activity has decreased and overall calorie intake has increased, she added. Several ...

Eat less or exercise more? Either way leads to more youthful hearts

... found that a yearlong regimen of either calorie restriction or exercise increase had positive ... By the end of the yearlong study, both the calorie restriction and exercise groups of volunteers ... of younger heart tissue. Those in the calorie restriction group achieved slightly more ...

Two dietary oils, two sets of benefits for older women with diabetes

... four points over the course of the study to account for the potential for calorie intake or exercise to affect the results, Belury said. Physical activity ... and no significant differences were seen between the two groups' reported calorie intake. The study showed that CLA supplementation significantly ...

Drinking milk in the morning may help stave off lunchtime hunger

... helped increase satiety, or a feeling of fullness, and led to decreased calorie intake at the next meal, as compared with a fruit drink. The milk drinkers ... can make a big difference when it comes to maintaining a healthy weight. A calorie decrease as little as 50 calories per day can add up in the long run. ...

A new weapon in the fight against obesity and diabetes

... the research study was led by EPFL professor Johan Auwerx, MD. Reducing calorie consumption by about 20% has been shown to slow down the aging process, ... pathway and assess its role in the beneficial metabolic effects found in calorie restriction and high doses of resveratrol. The new research verified the ...

UNC researchers find MSG use linked to obesity

... obese even though they have the same amount of physical activity and total calorie intake, according to a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School ... "We saw this risk even when we controlled for physical activity, total calorie intake and other possible explanations for the difference in body mass. ...

Long-term study of middle-aged mice shows

... group on a high-calorie diet and the resveratrol treated group on a calorie restriction diet, but the treatments did not extend lifespan of mice on a ... death. Studies in numerous species have demonstrated that a reduction in calorie intake of 30 to 50 percent below normal levels can delay the onset of ...

Highlights from the February 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

... in high-risk individuals; and Achieves a healthful body weight and calorie balance with the recommended dietary intervention by increasing physical activity and maintaining adequate calorie intake. Are Trans Fat Labels Working? According to ...

Price of lower-calorie foods rising drastically, researchers find

... -- generally fresh fruits and vegetables -- are much more expensive per calorie than energy-dense foods -- such as those high in refined grains, added ... others at the UW Center for Obesity Research had previously shown that per calorie food costs were much higher for fresh produce and other recommended foods ...

Sirtris unveils promising, novel SIRT1 activators for treating diseases of aging

... 10 years. Activating SIRT 1 appears to mimic the beneficial effects of calorie restriction on mitochondrial and metabolic function in mammals in vivo and ... journals Nature and Cell, which demonstrated that SIRT1 activators mimic calorie restriction and extend lifespan. For the first time, the article published ...

MIT links gene to cholesterol

... Guarente has shown that high levels of SIRT1 can be achieved with extreme calorie restriction, but that is unappealing for most people. If you had a drug ... could increase expression of SIRT1, that could replicate the effects of calorie restriction, Guarente said. This is not going to replace the need for a ...

You're likely to order more calories at a 'healthy' restaurant

... they are from restaurants not making this claim. The result of this calorie underestimation" Consumers then chose beverages, side dishes, and desserts ... serving lower-calorie foods has not led to the expected reduction in total calorie intake and in obesity rates, the authors write. What should people and ...

Fat still on the children's menu

... concerns over obesity. Children burn more body fat than adults for each calorie spent, according to research in the online open access publication, ... In an attempt to determine the contribution of fat oxidation to daily calorie expenditure, the researchers calculated the grams of fat oxidized per kcal ...

Nutrition experts propose new class of low-sugar drinks to help stem obesity and diabetes epidemics

... drinkand that are free of non-caloric sweeteners. They also propose that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) require beverage manufacturers to put calorie information for the entire bottlenot just for a single servingon the front of drink labels. The aim is to re-educate the American palate to a lower ...

Research suggests vegetable juice may help people with metabolic syndrome lose weight

... College of Medicine. "What this study shows is that by taking simple, proactive steps such as drinking low sodium vegetable juice while watching calorie intake, people can begin to control their weight, which helps reduce the risk of long-term health implications." ...

A diet rich in calcium aids weight loss

... The participants consumed on average less than 600 mg of calcium per day, whereas recommended daily intake is 1000 mg. In addition to following a low calorie diet, the women were instructed to take two tablets a day containing either a total of 1200 mg of calcium or a placebo. Those who took the calcium ...

Sweetened beverage consumption increases in the US

... 44." According to Bleich and colleagues, efforts to reduce sugar-sweetened beverage consumption may be an important strategy for reducing empty calorie intake in the adult diet in the United States. ...

Apple or pear shape is not main culprit to heart woes -- it's liver fat

... "Fatty liver disease is completely reversible," he says. "If you lose weight, you quickly eliminate fat in your liver. As little as two days of calorie restriction can improve the situation dramatically, and as fat in the liver is reduced, insulin sensitivity and metabolic problems improve." ...

UNC study: Text messaging may help children fight off obesity

... 19 percent of youths aged 6 to 11 are overweight, and that 80 percent of overweight adolescents become obese adults. "Self-monitoring of calorie intake and expenditure and of body weight is extremely important for the long-term success of weight loss and weight control," said Jennifer R. ...

Deprived of a sense of smell, worms live longer

... Many animals live longer when raised on low calorie diets. But now researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown that they can extend the life spans of roundworms even ...

Lower your blood pressure, hydrate your skin and reduce dental plaque -- with chocolate?

... From Halloween through Valentine's Day, chocolate helps celebrate the season. While overindulging leads to calorie concerns, the right amounts of the right kinds of chocolate can actually make one feel and even look better. Registered dietitians Shara Aaron and ...

Fructose sets table for weight gain without warning

... eating a lot of fructose develop silently, that is, with very little indication it is happening result in weight gain when paired with a high fat, calorie dense diet Scarpace said the study suggests it is the interaction between consumption of large amounts of fructose-containing foods and eating a ...

'Color My Pyramid' nutrition education program battles obesity in DC schools

... physical activity levels, lowered blood pressure and decreased weight and Body Mass Index percentiles. "With 35 to 40 percent of children's daily calorie consumption occurring during the school day, it is quite appropriate that a comprehensive nutrition intervention in school would assess, prevent and ...

Sirtris' review of sirtuin therapeutics for diseases of aging in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery

... disease, cancer, neurodegeneration and inflammatory diseases. One of the first small molecules discovered to exhibit the positive effects of calorie restriction is resveratrol, a natural ingredient found in red wine. Since then, Sirtris has developed its own proprietary formulation of ...

M&Ms as diet food? 100-calorie pack misconceptions

... (all Arizona State University) examined consumer behavior regarding "mini-packs," 100-calorie food packages that are marketed to help people control calorie intake. "Interestingly, one group that over-consumes the mini-packs is chronic dietersindividuals constantly trying to manage their weight and ...

Case Western Reserve University study looks at keeping migrant workers' children healthy

... energy or time after a day working the fields to satisfy the family's hunger. Hurried working moms getting a quick dinner on the table and high calorie snack choices between meals might be contributing to the obesity problem, said Kilanowski. Kilanowski will find out what migrant workers' children ...

Accelerated bone turnover remains after weight loss

... elevated during the 9-month weight maintenance phase, but bone formation and breakdown appeared to be balanced. "When people increased their calorie intake after weight loss, the bone remodeling markers did not respond and remained above what they were before weight loss," said Pam Hinton, ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 25, 2008

... have identified a group of proteins in laboratory rats that could help explain two enduring medical mysteries why women live longer than men and why calorie restriction stands as the only proven method of extending longevity. Their study, which could help scientists understand the biochemical ...

Macadamia nuts can be included in heart healthy diet

... the Journal of Nutrition, that the macadamia nuts reduced total cholesterol by 9.4 percent and low-density lipoprotein by 8.9 percent. Individual calorie levels were used for each participant so that they did not gain or lose weight during the study. Both diets were matched for total fat, containing 33 ...

Gates funding to help poor rice farmers

... and lift themselves out of hunger and poverty. Rice is a food staple for 2.4 billion people and provides more than 20 percent of their daily calorie intake, and up to 70 percent for the poorest of the poor. In order to meet the projected global demand for rice production in the 21st century, the ...
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