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Stress can make you overweight

...perpetuating cycle of factors can fuel the urge to snack at the wrong times. The resulting weight gain often piles up around the abdomen, which boosts the risk of heart disease and stroke.This applies to both sexes.// One doctor states, that people may be able to avoid the hazards of weight gain in midlif...

Healthy snacks improve nutrition of kids

...p to two snacks per day. However, the most popular snack foods are also the least healthy, such as soft dri... nutritionally fortified ice cream as an afternoon snack obtained less of their total daily calories from fat during the days they were given the snack than ...

Discovering cholesterol-absorbing genes

...hers. Did you know that if you eat a fatty meal or snack - a fried egg sandwich, say, //or a doughnut - the amount of cholesterol you absorb is strongly influenced by your genes. Experts know that high cholesterol is linked to heart disease, and that a high fat diet is bad for you. But little has been disc...

Want to have a nice day? Eat breakfast!

...ply increases the temptation to eat a high calorie snack or overeat at the next meal. In this decade where there is a steady decline in the number of people who eat breakfast, some manage to grab a sweet roll or a fast food sandwich and coffee. However, these do not make up an adequate breakfast as they o...

Almonds Help Lower Cholesterol

... "The easiest substitutions to try might include a snack of almonds instead of popcorn, pretzels or potato chips." // Researchers from Toronto studied a group of people with high cholesterol levels to determine whether following a specific diet can reduce those levels. The participants were divided into t...

Almonds found To Be Effective In Lowering Cholesterol

.... The easiest substitutions to try might include a snack of almonds instead of popcorn, pretzels or potato chips. Researchers from Toronto studied a group of people with high cholesterol levels to determine whether following a specific diet can reduce those levels. The participants were divided into three...

Almonds As Effective As Certain Drugs In Lowering Cholesterol

.... The easiest substitutions to try might include a snack of almonds instead of popcorn, pretzels or potato chips. Researchers studied a group of people with high cholesterol levels to determine whether following a specific diet can reduce those levels. The participants were divided into three groups. The ...

Walnuts Could Aid Patients With Diabetes

... for people with diabetes because they're a simple snack food, which is an integral component of managing the diet in diabetes....

More soy benefits on blood glucose levels, and cholesterol

...y of Kentucky says that soy may be used as healthy snack for children to control childhood obesity. Soy intake in the participants of the study not only produced more weight loss in meal replacements with soy based foods than with milk based foods, but they also succeeded in causing significant lowering of...

A Diet High In Fat Could Lead To An Over Indulgence In Snacks

...oups were given access to a high-calorie, high-fat snack that rats find delicious. When CCK was administere...e low-fat diet reigned in their consumption of the snack food but those on the high-fat diet continued to eat as much as 40 percent more. The results indic...

French Fries In Cancer Controversy In China

...-General Bill Lockyer filed a suit to request nine snack and fast-food providers to put a warning over the presence of acrylamide in some of their foods. The lawsuit received a strong response from the food industry, resulting in a lawsuit being filed by a group to request California to withdraw its origi...

Too much of meat, salt and starch predisposes to respiratory problems.

... noodle dishes, and preserved foods, as well as 11 snack items. The vegetable-fruit-soy pattern contained 32 foods, including 23 vegetables, 4 fruit items and five soyfood items. "As researchers, we rarely look at the impact of dietary patterns on health. We typically look at vitamins and specific foods, ...

Cholesterol; Can Be Reduced By Sunflower Seeds, and Pistachios

...ols among nuts and seeds most commonly consumed as snack foods in the US. Sesame seed and wheat germ actually ranked highest, but are not consumed as frequently as individual foods. Similarly Brazil nuts and walnuts ranked the lowest in phytosterols, the researchers reported in their study that appeared i...

Canada Introduces Mandatory Nutrition Labeling

...artially hydrogenated margarine, deep-fried foods, snack foods, vegetable shortening, and commercial baked goods contain industrial trans fats. A Canadian consumes about 5 to 10 grams of trans fats everyday. This can increase as a person starts relying upon commercial food. Canadians consume the largest qu...

Food labels to include information on trans fats in US

...foods such as vegetable shortening, margarine, and snack foods like deep-fried chips and packaged breads, cookies and crackers. Dieticians recommend that it is best to keep trans fat consumption as close to zero as possible. In response to rising health concerns, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (F...

Viewing TV During Lunch Affects Children's Food Intake

...n addition, the children were offered an afternoon snack of 2 percent milk, fish-shaped baked snack crackers and dried sweetened banana chips. To measure the children's eating habits at home, their...

Watching TV Blamed for Weight Gain

...es was mostly explained by them eating more of the snack foods they had seen advertised. A second study, at the University of Michigan, found that young children exposed to two or more hours of television a day were three times more likely to be overweight than children watching fewer than two hours. A...

Kellogg’s Additions to Wholesome Snack

...busy on-the-go consumer//. The Granola Munch'ems snack bites are made with whole grains and several essen...ems consumers can enjoy a great tasting nutritious snack anywhere, anytime. We think this will change the way people think about granola and snacking." Kel...

Fat Content In McDonald’s & KFC's Foods Varies From Country To Countr

...s, chips, vegetable shortening, crackers and other snack foods. Trans fat is well known to raise bad cholesterol and lower the good cholesterol, which are linked with cardiovascular disease including heart disease and stroke. Trans fat may also affect learning ability and cognitive capability as recent s...

Understanding how humans detect sweet taste

...replacing fats with sweet carbohydrates in case of snack foods and salad dressings. The study gives a complete knowledge of human sweet taste perception, leads directly to understand how to stimulate, manipulate, enhance, inhibit, and create synergy of sweet taste....

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