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Reduced diet thwarts aging, disease in monkeys

... brain atrophy. "We have been able to show that caloric restriction can slow the aging process in a ... on Aging-funded study. "We observed that caloric restriction reduced the risk of developing an ... of life in old age. "There is a major effect of caloric restriction in increasing survival if you look at ...

New Research Suggests Strong Link Between Sweetened Caloric Beverages and Metabolic Syndrome

... problem of increased consumption of sweetened caloric beverages and its link to negative health ... the significant increase in the consumption of caloric sweeteners across the globe over the past 20 years, with the main source being sweetened caloric beverages, including: soft drinks, fruit drinks, ...

Experts Lay to Rest Long-Held Misconceptions About High Fructose Corn Syrup at ILSI-USDA Workshop

... the same way in our bodies." Increased caloric Intake, Not a Single Sweetener, the Likely Cause ... and misleading," concluded John S. White, Ph.D., caloric sweetener expert and president of White Technical ... appear to contribute to obesity more than other caloric sweeteners." Even former critics of high ...

Study finds injectable birth control causes significant weight gain and changes in body mass

... and took into account the influence of age, race, caloric intake and exercise, among other factors. ... and no connection was found between DMPA use and caloric intake, fat consumption or amount of exercise on ... due to the drug's perceived effects on increased caloric intake and decreased energy expenditure, but ...

Wii Fit a promising tool for all ages

... at demanding physical movements that require caloric expenditure. "The caloric expenditure demanded by an activity depends on ... different activities demand different amounts of caloric expenditure, like playing a game of soccer, which ...

Sweet Surprise: Even Former Critics Dispel Long-Held Myths About High Fructose Corn Syrup

... States or globally any more or less than other caloric sweeteners. Following a symposium that ... 4 calories per gram. -- From 1970-2005, caloric intake in the United States increased by ... "Rather than focusing on differences between one caloric sweetener and another, long-term studies ...

Heavier People Have Heart Attacks Earlier

... and very molecular." A simple explanation is that caloric restriction activates an enzyme that prevents fat ... cited animal studies showing that strict caloric restriction lengthens life. "It has been shown ... from yeast to flies to worms to mammals, that caloric restriction heightens life expectancy," ...

Red Wine Compound Helps Heart, May Slow Aging

... Resveratrol mimics effects of caloric restriction to extend life spans in mice ... low doses of resveratrol mimic the effects of caloric restriction, diets with 20 percent to 30 percent ... At the same time, it plugs into the biology of caloric restriction," co-senior author Richard Weindruch, ...

Introducing New Wellness(R) CORE(TM) Dog Ocean Formula - The Most Balanced Fish-Based Grain-Free Diet Available

... has been able to keep the fat, mineral and caloric levels of this diet appropriate for everyday ... will derive the protein they need without the caloric density that can create long-term ... four ocean-based fish sources; -- An optimal caloric density, making it a protein-focused choice that ...

Key to longer life (in flies) lies in just 14 brain cells

... Bauer and Helfand then wanted to know if this was caloric restriction at work. Studies have shown that ... researchers who study aging. They want to know if caloric restriction works in people and if drugs could be ... p53 reduction is one of the direct effects of caloric restriction. Even more intriguing, Helfand ...

What you eat depends on with whom you eat

... women who ate with a male companion chose foods of significantly lower caloric value than did women who were observed eating with another woman. ... ate in mixed-gender groups their food choices were at the lower end of the caloric scale; the more men in the group the fewer the calories. When women ate in ...

Periodic Dieting May Cut Breast Cancer Risk

... intermittently cutting calories by 25 percent, or permanently reducing caloric intake 25 percent. Those on the intermittent diet fared best, with only 9 ... to these people." This study "contributes to accumulating evidence that caloric restriction acts by altering hormone levels rather than by directly ...

Landmark NBC News Nutrition Report: 'There Is Indeed Little Difference Between High Fructose Corn Syrup and Table Sugar'

... fructose syrup does not appear to contribute more to obesity than other caloric ... (American Medical Association. June 17, 2008. Press ... finds high fructose syrup unlikely to be more harmful to health than other caloric sweeteners ...

Cell pathway on overdrive prevents cancer response to dietary restriction

... long-unanswered question of why certain tumors are unaffected by reduced caloric intake. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (March 11, 2009) Whitehead Institute ... mice then ate as much as they liked (control group) or received 60% of the caloric intake of their counterparts (the dietary restriction (DR) group). Both ...

Losing weight can cure obstructive sleep apnea in overweight patients

... who were in the intervention arm underwent a diet that strictly limited caloric intake combined with lifestyle counseling lost more than 20 pounds on ... relationship, and while we would not necessarily recommend the severe caloric restriction used in our study to every patient, one of the first treatment ...

Diet, Exercise May Modify Breast Cancer Risks

... "These data suggest that although exercise can act on similar pathways as caloric restriction, caloric restriction possesses a more global effect on cell signaling and, ...

No Trick to Halloween Sweet Treats

... fructose syrup does not appear to contribute to obesity more than other caloric sweeteners." "Many accusations today rely on speculation that tries to ... (50%) and high fructose corn syrup (49%), while only one quarter cited the caloric content of food. To help keep Halloween fun and healthy, Dr. Clark ...

America's Worst Restaurants for Kids Revealed

... to boot, Subway can satisfy even the pickiest eater without breaking the caloric bank. But, despite what Jared may want you to believe, Subway is ... at Outback, even a simple order of salmon will wipe out 75% of your day's caloric allotment. Your Survival Strategy: Write letters, make phone calls, beg, ...

Novel mechanisms controlling insulin release and fat deposition discovered

... and at the same time decreases fat deposition in situations of high caloric intake, says Professor Carlos Ibez, who lead the two studies that are now ... of ALK7 or GDF3 improves energy balance in the body under regimes of high caloric intake, says Carlos Ibez. ...

Personal Contact Helps Maintain Weight Loss

... Goals for treatment were 180 minutes of exercise each week, reducing caloric intake and adopting the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) ... is possible. Truly, you can make a difference with simply reducing caloric intake and increasing energy expenditure," said Machesky, who added that ...

Eat This, Not That!(TM): 5 Smart Super Bowl Swaps That Will Save You Hundreds of Calories

... of Men's Health, and co-author Matt Goulding show you how to cut your caloric intake in half and still eat and drink everything you want during the ... How to make party sandwiches that are twice as satisfying and half as caloric as anything you'll find in a deli -- Why Guinness beer may be the key to ...

Calorie-Starved Rats Live Longer: Study

... the research team reported. "This is the first study to report that caloric restriction reduced production in visceral fat of the inflammatory ... the senior years would be harmful. However, a more moderate 8 percent caloric restriction is achievable in people and may have a positive effect, recent ...

Obesity genetics

... desert throughout the history of the people. In the current environment of caloric over-consumption an increased efficiency is unfavorable and may contribute ... case, the entire human population may also have evolved in a restricted caloric environment, say the researchers. Many populations may exhibit similar ...

Genes may make some people more motivated to eat, perhaps overeat

... study of the relationships among genotype, motivation to eat and caloric consumption. Epsteins team was particularly interested in the ... calories consumed as energy in kilocalories, reflecting both amount and caloric density, and time spent earning food instead of the opportunity to read ...

Shatters Guinness Book of Records Mark

... The opportunity for everyone to participate in the festivities of the October game with the Knicks began today." The Guinness record-setting caloric colossus baked by Noah's Ark Original Deli, stood three feet high and required an army of hens working around the clock to provide 1,000 eggs, ...

Fatty Acids in Diet Linked to Bowel Disease Risk

... in men and women and at an average age of 60. The data analysis took into account other possible causes of the condition, including smoking, age, caloric intake and aspirin use. The body converts linoleic acid to arachidonic acid, a component of the cell membranes in the bowel, and it then can turn ...

Dr. Chugay (drchugay.com) - Revolutionary Weight Loss Surgery

... and his staff, the patient is put on an easy to follow liquid diet, fulfilling all of their nutritional needs while at the same time minimizing caloric intake and maximizing weight loss results. Recovery is rapid; and patients are typically able to return to work the following day. 10 patients ...

Perception May Affect Drinking by College Students

... heavily, information about how much college students normally drink and education about their own drinking habits, including quantity consumed, caloric intake and money spent on alcohol. Interventions involved several methods, including mail or Internet as well as face-to-face individual or group ...

Video: Sodexo Takes on Childhood Obesity in School Cafeterias

... for a Healthier Generation - were created to improve the nutritional quality of school snack foods and beverages, allowing more nutritious and less caloric options during the school day. Sodexo will continue to offer a wide variety of healthy snacks and drinks including: baked chips ...

Study finds citrus-derived flavonoid prevents obesity

... Medicine and Biochemistry at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. "What was unique about the study was that the effects were independent of caloric intake, meaning the mice ate exactly the same amount of food and the same amount of fat. There was no suppression of appetite or decreased food ...

Lighter Meals May Bring Longer Life

... process in monkeys could be the best proof yet that restricted diets might do the same for humans. "The big question in aging research is, 'Will caloric restriction in species closely related to humans slow aging?'" said Richard Weindruch, senior author of a paper appearing in the July 10 issue of ...

Recent News Reports of Sweetener Reformulations Raise Questions About Motivations

... Huget wrote on June 12, ... nutrition experts now agree there's really little material difference" between high fructose corn syrup and other caloric sweeteners. She added "They all deliver about 15-20 calories per teaspoon, and the human body appears not to know one from the other."(1) A ...

Jillian Michaels, 'America's Toughest Trainer,' Announces New Line of Weight-Loss Supplements

... the new products are designed to help individuals overcome the two greatest pitfalls to successful weight loss - not having the willpower to reduce caloric intake, and not seeing and feeling results quickly enough to motivate and continue toward a healthier lifestyle. " For quite some time I had ...

Innovative New Wellness and Nutrition Program Leverages Latest Understanding of Relationship Between Diet and Genes

... 1,000 calories consumed, or about 30 grams of fiber for a 2,000 calorie diet. Reduce Calories -- If you are overweight, reduce your daily caloric intake by 20% to 30% of what is needed to maintain your current weight. Exercise to Reduce Inflammation -- Exercise at least 5 days a week, ...

National Restaurant Association Backs Bipartisan Senate Agreement to Empower Consumers Nationwide With More Nutrition Information

... the needs of both the restaurant industry and our customers. We look forward to working with Congress to enact this legislation, which provides caloric information on the menu and additional information, such as sodium and carbohydrates, in other accessible formats. "We know the importance of ...

Colorectal Cancer Rates Rising for Under 50 Set

... analysis "doesn't surprise me in the least." "A dietary cause makes sense," he said. "If you take kids who are in an environment where the general caloric intake is higher, a sedentary lifestyle is more prevalent than it was 30 years ago and the type of food they're eating -- as regards red meat -- is ...

Wake Up & Smell the Coffee

... rest misunderstandings about this sweetener and obesity, stating that "high fructose syrup does not appear to contribute to obesity more than other caloric sweeteners." High fructose corn syrup is made from corn, a natural grain product. High fructose corn syrup contains no artificial or synthetic ...

Women Who Run May Benefit From Extra Folic Acid

... News) -- High-dose folic acid supplementation improved vascular function in young female runners who stopped menstruating (amenorrhea) because their caloric intake was lower than their energy output, researchers say. The findings suggest that folic acid may decrease cardiovascular risk and also improve ...

Alliance for a Healthier Generation Applauds Sodexo for Their Pledge to Fight Childhood Obesity

... for a Healthier Generation - were created to improve the nutritional quality of school snack foods and beverages, allowing more nutritious and less caloric options during the school day. The agreement focuses on products sold to schoolchildren outside of the United States Department of Agriculture ...

Alliance for a Healthier Generation Applauds Sodexo for Their Pledge to Fight Childhood Obesity

... for a Healthier Generation - were created to improve the nutritional quality of school snack foods and beverages, allowing more nutritious and less caloric options during the school day. The agreement focuses on products sold to schoolchildren outside of the United States Department of Agriculture ...
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