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Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating

... directly or indirectly through yoga -could affect eating behavior," said Kristal, associate head of the ... - those were aware of why they ate and stopped eating when full - weighed less than those who ate ... association between yoga practice and mindful eating but found no association between other types of ...

Eating Walnuts Slows Cancer Growth, Laboratory Study Finds

... whether mice that got part of their calories by eating walnuts had slower breast cancer growth than a group eating a diet more typical of the American diet. "When ... diabetes, could reduce our health costs that are eating us up and provide better lives for a lot of ...

August 2008 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Avoiding Blood Pressure Increase at Menopause, Healthful Benefits of Dark Chocolate and Scheduling a Colorectal Exam

... pressure by 4 to 9 mm Hg. 2. Follow a healthy eating plan. A healthy diet consists mostly of fruits, ... Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan, a healthy diet similar to what's ... -- Chocolate as health food? Not exactly, but eating a small amount of dark chocolate every day offers ...

CNS Response, Inc. Provides Review of Poster Session Delivered at the American Psychiatric Association 161st Annual Meeting

... an Improvement in Depression and eating Disorder Symptoms COSTA MESA, Calif., May 22 ... Walden Behavioral Care Inpatient Psychiatry and eating Disorder Programs. The poster ... Medication Predictions in Treatment Refractory eating Disorder Patients," provided a preliminary ...

CAPHOSOL(R) Relieves Oral Mucositis (OM) and Improves Quality-of-Life in Cancer Patients Receiving Chemoradiation

... are more prone to infection and have difficulty eating and swallowing. Our research concludes that ... (dryness of the mouth or throat), difficulty eating and drinking, as well as difficulty with speech; ... their physician before use. Patients should avoid eating or drinking at least 15 minutes after use. As ...

Preventing Prostate Cancer and BPH: Prostate-Health Expert Available (National Men's Health Week Is June 9-15)

... avoiding smoking, maintaining a normal weight and eating a healthy diet. Alan Kristal, Dr.P.H., ... Kristal and colleagues have found that: -- eating cruciferous vegetables, especially broccoli, at ... 38 percent. The researchers also found that eating four or more servings of vegetables daily was ...

Keep Mosquitoes and More Out of Your Yard with Garlic From Garlic Research Labs, Inc.

... GLENDALE, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- If you have been eating Garlic to keep the mosquitoes away you may want to think again. While there is absolutely no scientific evidence that eating garlic actually keeps mosquitoes away, spraying garlic has plenty of ...

February 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Diabetes and Heart Disease, Going Vegetarian and Tinnitus

... on average, vegetarians are thinner than their nonvegetarian peers. And eating a mainly plant-based diet can reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood ... with skin, dark leafy vegetables and dried fruit are good sources of iron. eating foods high in vitamin C (strawberries, citrus fruits) along with iron-rich ...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Critical to Infants, Mothers and the Seriously Ill

... exposure to high levels of mercury, PCBs and omega-3 fatty acids from eating seafood during pregnancy. In spite of their exposure to ... in seafood, but they add to a large body of evidence that the benefits of eating most species of fish during pregnancy outweigh the risks," Nettleton ....

Study Finds Personal and Web-Based Support Equal Weight Loss Success

... of every racial group -- is getting heavier because our society promotes eating too much and not getting enough exercise. We all need a personal health ... Picks Vending Machine Initiative and TV Turnoff Week, as well as a Healthy eating Active Living program in 27 communities across the US that makes it easier ...

American Heart Association Journal Report: Reducing Kids' Salt Intake May Lower Soft Drink Consumption, Reducing Obesity, High Blood Pressure and Later Health Risks

... and drink consumed weighed on digital scales. "We found that children eating a lower-salt diet drank less fluid," said Dr. He, a cardiovascular ... intake by 100 grams per day." The researchers also found that children eating a lower-salt diet drank fewer sugar-sweetened soft drinks. From their ...

Successful Clinical Trials and Launch in New Zealand Spurs Phloe to Enter US Market

... kiwifruit, Dr Weir warns people would not get the same results from just eating the fruit. "Our patented production process makes the complex of ... (more available for absorption into the body) than it would be when just eating kiwifruit. "You would have to eat a significant amount of kiwifruit to ...

Male Birth Control Pill, Blackberry Extract for Gingivitis, Skin Cancer and Digestive Health Top List of New Medical Discoveries

... of 1113 fruits, nuts, seeds or vegetables tested. "Some might think that eating handfuls of blackberries will produce the same results as these novel ... Ph.D., AAPS Expert and Chief Scientific Officer of Four Tigers. "While eating blackberries is healthful, the body does not absorb them well. You've got ...

July 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Food Storage Safety, Energy Therapies and Vitamins and Minerals

... of niacin should be considered a prescribed medication and taken only under a doctor's supervision. Vitamin C: Studies have shown that eating food high in vitamin C can lower rates of cancer and heart disease. It's unclear whether vitamin C supplements provide the same benefits. ...

PTSD Associated With Higher Alzheimer's/Dementia Risk; Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Lower it

... between heart health and brain health. If people learn about and do some simple lifestyle modifications, such as being more physically active and eating a brain healthy diet, it could have an enormous impact on our nation's public health and the cost of healthcare," Carrillo added. Adults ...

Scottsdale Facility to Be First in U.S. to Showcase True REST Technology

... according to Dr. Henry Adams of the National Institute of Mental Health. Studies have shown REST to be effective in treating various eating disorders, in decreasing heavy drinking, and in treating a variety of other behavioral and mental health disorders. A University of Arizona study ...

Results From Phase 3 EQUATE Trial of VIVUS' Qnexa Highlighted at European Congress on Obesity

... release formulation of phentermine and topiramate that simultaneously addresses both appetite and satiety - the two main mechanisms that impact eating behavior - in one daily capsule. Qnexa, an investigational drug, is an obesity therapy being developed to address type 2 diabetes as well as weight ...

Smithfield Sends Update to Employees on Testing Process at Veracruz Joint Venture

... this virus A(H1N1). In addition, the CDC and all other regulatory and scientific bodies have confirmed that you cannot get A(H1N1) influenza from eating pork or pork products, and there is no evidence that any of the people affected had contact with pigs. We are pleased that the continuing ...

Pistachios Offer Protective Benefits Against Heart Disease, Type II Diabetes and Obesity

... UCLA and the University of Toronto presented, for the first time, their findings from human clinical trials showing major health benefits from eating pistachios. Pistachios - The "Skinny" Nut Several studies have previously shown that pistachios - and tree nuts in general - do not ...

Processed Tomato Products May Protect Against Inflammation, According to a Study Presented at the Experimental Biology Meeting

... weeks followed by either a six week high-tomato diet or low-tomato diet. At six weeks, the subjects were assessed as to the response of tomato after eating a high-fat meal. Compared with the low-tomato group, the high-tomato group experienced a C-reactive protein level that was lower in response to the ...

New Weight Loss Hope for People with Diabetes

... These factors make it easy to stay with the program and to lose weight safely and effectively, while establishing life-long approaches to healthy eating and diabetes management." Clinical Study Results In a recent study, researchers at the Center for Obesity Research and Education at ...

Risk of Stroke, Heart Disease in Women Lowered by Mediterranean Diet

... fat, researchers said. Compared to a typical U.S. diet, the Mediterranean diet requires a shift toward a more plant-based diet, which means eating less meat and getting more protein from plant sources like beans and nuts. Researchers, including co-authors Kathryn M. Rexrode, M.D.; Christos ...

Pivotal Data Published For First Biomarker Combination Test to Determine Risk of Ovarian Cancer in Women Who Present With Pelvic Mass

... is difficult to diagnose because its symptoms are easily confused with other non-cancerous conditions: bloating, pelvic or abdominal pain, difficulty eating or feeling full quickly, urgent or frequent urination, gastrointestinal upset and unexplained fatigue. Three quarters of cases of ovarian cancer are ...

Major deCODE-led Study Underscores Role of the Brain in Obesity

... around the world as many as 400 million people are obese. Obesity is a quintessentially complex condition. Behavioral factors such as diet, eating habits and lack of exercise play a major role, but these interact with genetic factors that influence the regulation of appetite as well as how the ...

Miami Jewish Home and Hospital, Berma Research Group and Segal Institute for Clinical Research Enrolling Local Patients in Study of Investigational Therapy to Treat Alzheimer's Disease

... with placebo (sugar pill) in each of the five most important aspects of Alzheimer's: memory, thinking, behavior, activities of daily living (such as eating and hygiene) and overall function. These improvements were seen after as little as 12 weeks of treatment with Dimebon and were maintained over a full ...

Grapes May Aid a Bunch of Heart Risk Factors, U-M Animal Study Finds

... mild high blood pressure without medication. The dose of whole table grape powder that was consumed in the study was roughly equivalent to a person eating nine human-sized servings of grapes a day. Currently, five to nine servings of fruits and vegetables are recommended as part of the DASH diet. The ...

Landmark Research Study is Launched to Assess Impact of Personal Genetic Testing

... out if participating in personal genomic testing will improve health by motivating people to make positive lifestyle changes, such as exercising, eating healthy and quitting smoking, as well as decisions to seek further medical evaluation and preventive strategies. The study will offer genetic scans ...

'Friendly' Bacteria Can Benefit Health Throughout the Lifecycle

... With a strong commitment to high-quality, wholesome, nutritious and innovative products, The Dannon Company is committed to encouraging healthy eating and living. This commitment is also illustrated through The Dannon Company's support of the Dannon Institute, an independent, non-profit foundation ...

Amylin Pharmaceuticals to Present Novel Data on Promising Obesity Pipeline at 2008 Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society

... years" will be presented by Nicole Kesty, PhD, Saturday, October 4 at 5 p.m. PT (8 p.m. ET). 4. Poster 592-P: "Changes in weight and binge eating scale scores in obese subjects treated with pramlintide as monotherapy and in combination with oral weight loss agents" will be presented ...

Behavioral Modification Programs Help Obese Children Manage Their Weight

... for families and children age 5 to 9 called Max's Magical Delivery: Fit for Kids. The 30-minute DVD teaches children and their parents about smart eating and physical activity. Copies are available by calling 1-800-358-9295 or e-mailing AHRQPubs@ahrq.hhs.gov. ...

Clinical Study Results: Nutrition 21's Iceland Health(R) Chromax(R) Chromium Picolinate Reduces Hunger, Food Intake and Cravings

... capsules (containing 1,000 mcg chromium) or matching placebo capsules for 8 weeks. Food intake was directly measured at the research center's eating laboratory at baseline, after 1 week and again after 8 weeks. Michael A. Zeher, president and chief executive officer of Nutrition 21, commented, ...

Resveratrol Longevity Science Makes Dramatic U-Turn, But Resveratrol Supplements Remain Unchanged

... (Humans consume about 35% fat calories). The fat-engorged mice did live longer on resveratrol, but this experiment is not comparable to humans eating a normal diet. [Resveratrol improves health and survival of mice on a high-calorie diet. Nature 2006 Nov 16; 444(7117):337-42] The Sirtuin1 gene ...

Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Announces Publication of Animal Data Demonstrating Vigabatrin Effective for Weight Loss

... as previously reported, we are currently seeking to conduct a Phase II clinical trial later this year evaluating CPP-109 for the treatment of binge eating disorder." About Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the ...

U.S. Preventive Medicine: Employers Can Help Workers Avoid Heart Attacks

... feel bad. They don't want the possibility of getting bad news or to be told that they should be doing things that they don't want to do, such as eating differently, drinking less alcohol, not smoking, or exercising more regularly," says Dr. Lyles. With employer health care costs continuing to rise ...

U.S. Prevention Medicine: Employers Can Help Workers Avoid Heart Attacks

... feel bad. They don't want the possibility of getting bad news or to be told that they should be doing things that they don't want to do, such as eating differently, drinking less alcohol, not smoking, or exercising more regularly," says Dr. Lyles. With employer health care costs continuing to rise ...

Blueberry-Supplemented Diet Shows Promise in Lowering Cholesterol in Animal Trials

... more fruits and vegetables will help with weight control, disease prevention and promote healthy aging," said Kalt. "Get your blues every day by eating at least 1/2 cup of blueberries as part of a well-balanced diet." ...

Ambien CR(R) (zolpidem tartrate extended-release) CIV Tablets Improved Insomnia and Daily Functioning in Patients with Co-Morbid Major Depressive Disorder

... or operate hazardous machinery after taking Ambien Cr or any other sleep medication. Complex behaviors such as somnambulism, including driving or eating while not fully awake, with amnesia for the event, have been reported in patients who have taken a sedative hypnotic. Discontinuation of Ambien CR ...

Women Who Gain Excessive Weight During Pregnancy More Likely to Have Overweight Children

... help them achieve appropriate weight gain and also help prevent obesity in their children. They add that benefits would likewise result from healthy eating and exercise before becoming pregnant, as well as reducing postpartum weight retention before a subsequent pregnancy. Using the IOM guidelines, ...

Discovering How Video Games Can Motivate Healthy Behaviors: More than $2 Million Awarded to 12 Research Teams Across U.S.

... habits and food choices. The study will investigate how strategies of persuasion in a game can promote healthy behaviors in daily life. The game uses eating tips, mobile phone snapshots of food that players plan to eat, nurturing of virtual characters and feedback from the system and from peers to promote ...

Grocery Manufacturers Association: Study Signals Progress in Battle Against Obesity

... effort. We will continue to provide consumers with healthier options, market our products responsibly and invest in programs that promote healthy eating and more physical activity." The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) represents the world's leading food, beverage and consumer products ...
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