U of M study identifies risk factors of disordered eating in overweight youth
... (July 29, 2009) University of Minnesota Project eating
Among Teens (EAT) researchers have identified ... control behaviors, are more likely to suffer from eating
Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, Ph.D., ... from Project EAT, an ongoing study that assessed eating
and weight-related behaviors in 4,746 adolescents ...
A 'heart healthy' diet and ongoing, moderate physical activity may protect against cognitive decline
... Vienna, July 14, 2009 eating
a "heart healthy" diet and maintaining or ... Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating
Pattern May Reduce Age-Related Cognitive Decline ... blood pressure or pre-hypertension. The DASH diet eating
plan has been proven to lower blood pressure in ...
Study finds link between individual stress and adolescent obesity
... that fathers, too, have an effect on children's eating
habits and obesity," said Stewart, author of the ... on nonresident father involvement and adolescent eating
"In our latest study, we found that ... with a single mom was associated with worse eating
Lohman says the new research should ...
Eat, drink and be merry?
... worldwide. It is well accepted that unhealthy eating
patterns are partly responsible for the increase ... of factors influencing children's body weight, eating
patterns and happiness. For example, mothers' ... fast food and soft drinks predicted her child's eating
habits. Those children who ate fast food were ...
Diet secrets of 'the Royals'
... switch when rain falls and the elephants go from eating
mostly trees and shrubs to eating
mostly grasses, and then back again.
... tail hair carbon isotope levels showed they were eating
only trees and shrubs and no grass. That was ...
Gutsy germs succumb to baby broccoli
... pilot study in 50 people in Japan suggests that eating
two and a half ounces of broccoli sprouts daily ... an international team of scientists caution that eating
sprouts containing sulforaphane did not cure ... pylori ( H. pylori ). They do not suggest that eating
this or any amount of broccoli sprouts will ...
News from the April 2009 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
... features research studies focusing on vegetarian eating
plans; dietary quality among children; and relationships between eating
habits and metabolic syndrome.
Vegetarians Face Increased Risk of eating
While vegetarians tend to eat ...
Psychiatric disorders are common in adults who have had anorexia
... of Psychiatry and the International Journal of eating
Three women have still not ... off sick for more than six months due to an eating
disorder or other psychiatric disorder.. ... other psychiatric disorder, in addition to the eating
disorder. The most common of these is obsessive ...
Researchers uncover 'obesity gene' involved in weight gain response to high-fat diet
... of mice. These mice rapidly gained weight while eating
a high-fat diet for 12 weeks.
On the other ... weight and showed minimal health effects after eating
the same high-fat diet.
In comparing the ... more PKC beta in their fat tissue than did mice eating
a regular diet.
"So we now know this gene is ...
Eating habits and exercise behaviors in children can deteriorate early
... preschool-age to school-age, they may develop eating
habits and leisure-time patterns that may not ... children (2 to 5 years) had relatively good eating
habits and physical activity levels, but that ... the parent's age, height and weight. The eating
and leisure-time activity questionnaire was ...
News from the January 2009 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
... features research studies focusing on everyday eating
habits of consumers. Researchers look at why sack ...
While young adults enjoy and value time spent eating
with others, 35 percent of men and 42 percent of ... eating, and feel it is important to have social eating
experiences and to have regular meals. But ...
Young adults need to make more time for healthy meals
... due to school or work can begin to impact eating
habits in a negative way. In a study published in ... while young adults enjoy and value time spent eating
with others, 35% of males and 42% of females ... Health, University of Minnesota assessed both eating
behaviors and dietary balance. In particular, the ...
New study 'pardons' the misunderstood egg
... in the journal Risk Analysis (1) estimates that eating
one egg per day is responsible for less than 1 ... who do not eat eggs.(2)
In a recent study, eating
two eggs for breakfast, as part of a ... reduce their BMIs by 61 percent more than those eating
a bagel breakfast of equal calories. In addition, ...
The dark chocolate version of Father Christmas is most filling
... for sweet, salty and fatty foods. In other words, eating
dark chocolate may be an efficient way to keep ...
Two and a half hours after eating
the chocolate, participants were offered pizza ad ... that the plain chocolate made them feel less like eating
sweet, salty or fatty foods.
So apart from ...
News from the December 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
... research studies focusing on the everyday eating
habits of consumers. Researchers look at why fast ... Labeling as a Potential Tool for Changing eating
Habits of University Dining Hall Patrons
... available in restaurants and other away-from-home eating
locations tend to be higher in calories and fat ...
Indiana University research at American Public Health Association meeting
... at the Academy for Educational Development.
in a grab and go world
A nutritious diet is ... researchers note. The researchers examined the eating
habits of college students as they transitioned ... The students, they say, bring to college the eating
habits established at home, where most skipped ...
Fructose sets table for weight gain without warning
... BETHESDA, Md. (Oct. 16, 2008) − eating
too much fructose can induce leptin resistance, a ... with leptin, to see if they would respond by eating
less. Animals whose leptin response is ... animals responded normally to leptin by eating
This first six months of the study ...
Despite 'peacenik' reputation, bonobos hunt and eat other primates too
... first direct evidence of wild bonobos hunting and eating
the young of other primate species.
"These ... explain the relative absence of hunting and meat eating
in bonobos. Our observations suggest that, in ... and causes of aggression, hunting, and meat eating
in bonobos, chimpanzees, and ourselves.
New study indicates link between weight gains during pregnancy and dieting history
... who have a history of dieting or other restricted eating
practices are at risk of gaining an inappropriate ... Carolina at Chapel Hill report that restrained eating
behaviors prior to pregnancy were associated with ... of preconception dieting practices and restrained eating
were related to higher weight gains in pregnancy, ...
News from the October 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
... whether a history of dieting and restrained eating
prior to pregnancy was related to higher weight ... women with a history of dieting or restrained eating
gained more weight during pregnancy and had ... researchers found.
They concluded: "Restrained eating
behaviors were associated with weight gains above ...
Genes and nutrition influence caste in unusual species of harvester ant
... could tell whether individual ants were eating
higher or lower on the food chain. Those at the ... isotope of nitrogen in their foods than those eating
seeds or plants.
The analysis showed that ... workers had the lowest nitrogen content and were eating
primarily from plant rather than animal sources. ...
Cataloguing invisible life: Microbe genome emerges from lake sediment
... on bacteria that perform the ecological task of eating
methane. The study, published Sunday (Aug. 17) in ... a particular ecological function, in this case eating
single-carbon compounds such as methane. First ... as bubbles, these bacteria do a very good job of eating
it," Chistoserdova said.
Her group will ...
Parents shape whether their children learn to eat fruits and vegetables
... vegetables at dinner can shape a preschooler's eating
patterns for his or her lifetime.
To combat ... fat snacks or soft drinks, children learn these eating
Haire-Joshu and researchers ... sites nationwide. This further impacts healthy eating
patterns in parents and their preschool ...
Case Western Reserve University study looks at keeping migrant workers' children healthy
... harvest, they also will provide data about the eating
choices of Latino migrant children for a Case ... of Nursing, will survey families about their eating
habits and lifestyle issues.
In Kilanowski's ... will find out what migrant workers' children are eating
for snacks and dinners. She also will learn what ...
Weekends slow weight loss, researchers find
... they stopped losing weight because they were eating
Racette's team followed 48 adults ... in the study didn't always realize they were eating
significantly more food on weekends.
"It was ... for each study participant's exercise and eating
habits. This pre-intervention data determined ...
Highlights from the July 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
... on two test visits to compare slow and quick eating
rates. The women rated their hunger, satiety ... eat, thirst and other factors. A slower rate of eating
led to significant decreases in food consumption ... chewing may work together to slow a person's eating
pace and help to maximize satiation. "Thus, these ...
Ancient 'Nutcracker Man' challenges ideas on evolution of human diet
... the finding shows evolutionary adaptation for eating
may have been based on scarcity rather than on an ... primates.
"It looks more like they were eating
Jell-O," Ungar said.
This finding, while ... Paradox states that animals may actively avoid eating
the very foods they have developed adaptations ...
Body image program reduces onset of obesity and eating disorders
... In their research on eating
disorders, Oregon Research Institute (ORI) ... prevention program reduced the risk for onset of eating
disorders by 61% and obesity by 55% in young ... idea that we can reduce risk for future onset of eating
disorders and obesity has been an unrealized ...
Chocolate bar shown to lower cholesterol
... an effective way to lower cholesterol levels by eating
two CocoaVia dark chocolate bars a day not only ... study began the American Heart Associations eating
Plan for Healthy Americans (formerly the Step 1 ...
Nutrition research unveiled this week shows pistachios are smart for the heart
... new study adds another piece to the puzzle of how eating
pistachios may benefit heart health, said Dr. ...
In July 2003, the U.S. FDA announced that eating
most nuts, such as pistachios, may help reduce ... and presented again in March 2008 showed that eating
pistachios may reduce your bodys response to the ...
Adolescent girls with ADHD are at increased risk for eating disorders, study shows
... stand a substantially greater risk of developing eating
disorders in adolescence than girls without ADHD, ... and may go through repeating cycles of binge eating
and purging behaviors that are common in bulimia ... Mikami said. "They may be at risk for eating
problems, which are a female-relevant domain of ...
U of M finds teens who eat breakfast daily eat healthier diets than those who skip breakfast
... of Minnesota School of Public Health Project eating
Among Teens (EAT) researchers have found further ... activity and other dietary factors, suggests that eating
breakfast may have important effects on overall ... adolescents to start the day off right by eating
breakfast. Although adolescents may think that ...
Big Mac: The whole world on your plate
... by nutritionists for some time. However eating
carrots and celery, for example, provides you ... are actually a single species, Vamosi said.
lots of different produce might not actually ... overall.
"Individually we are probably eating
a greater range of plant species than our ...
U of M research finds disordered eating less common among teen girls who regularly eat family meals
... Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D., lead investigator of Project eating
Among Teens (Project EAT) at the University of ... mass index, feelings of family connectedness, and eating
Among teen girls, those who ate ... to report using extreme measuresincluding binge eating
and self-induced vomitingto control their weight ...
U of I scientist does nutritional detective work in Botswana
... pension checks and questioned them about their eating
The results of their detective work ... elderly men and married people," she said.
vegetables was more common if older persons had ... more nutritious meals if children are also eating
The elderly Batswana's frequent role as ...
Starting university may be hazardous to your health: study
... times more likely to report symptoms of binge eating
compared to those students living with parents ... three times as likely to report symptoms of binge eating
when entering their first year of studies.
... with the transition of entering university and eating
problems," says Erin Barker, who conducted the ...
Study reveals that immigrant teenagers eat better than Spanish teenagers
... and other cardiovascular diseases caused by bad eating
habits. The study has not only analysed for the ... pointed out that interculturality applied to the eating
field improves teenagers health.
Lorena Ramos ... Leon. Results of her research have shown that the eating
habits of immigrants are much better than those ...
'Bad carbs' not the enemy, University of Virginia professor finds
... latest common wisdom on carbohydrates claims that eating
so-called bad carbohydrates will make you fat, ... Glenn Gaesser says, thats just nonsense. eating
sandwiches with white bread, or an occasional ... weight control.
There is no reason to be eating
fewer carbs theyre not the enemy, says Gaesser, ...
Eating competence may lower risk of heart disease
... confident, comfortable and flexible with their eating
habits may be at a significantly lower risk of ... a curriculum that helps people understand their eating
habits could prove to be an important medical ... cardiovascular disease if they were not eating
competent to begin with," said Barbara Lohse, ...
Tropical crab invades Georgia oyster reefs -- but the long-term impact can't be predicted
... for food, but the native crabs have switched to eating
these green porcelain crabs rather than eating
the baby oysters. Even though their growth is ... among the native crabs and fish that now prefer eating
them instead of their normal diet. But if the ...