Achieving sugar reduction targets could cut child obesity and healthcare costs: But these benefits could be lost if goals are not fully met, warn researchers

Reducing the sugar content of certain foods by 2020, in line with UK government policy targets, could cut child obesity and related illness, and save the NHS in England £286 million over 10 years, suggests a study published by The BMJ today. But these benefits could be easily lost if the targets are not fully met, or if the programme […]

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Nutrition study: high egg consumption increases the risk for deadly heart disease

Should we eat daily eggs? In recent years, there have been more contradictory statements about whether and how many eggs people should eat, and whether or not the consumption of eggs leads values to elevated cholesterol. A US research team found now that eggs seems to increase the risk for heart disease. The researchers at the Duke University Medical Center […]

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MIND diet: New diet plan reduces the risk of dementia significantly

Protects healthy diet before the cognitive decline? Doctors tested the effects of different forms of nutrition and diet on cognitive health, to find out whether a special diet may protect against the emergence of a dementia. The scientists from the Columbia University found in their recent study that proper nutrition appears to protect against the development of dementia. The experts […]

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Jennifer Garner's Once Upon a Farm to Make Organic Baby Food Available to WIC-Eligible Families

Jennifer Garner‘s organic baby food company just took a huge, inclusive step forward. Along with Once Upon a Farm, which Garner co-founded in 2017, the actress revealed in a press release Tuesday that the brand would begin offering products to WIC-eligible families in Florida and West Virginia. “Bringing better nutrition to children everywhere has been our mission since the beginning […]

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Thirty years of fast food: Greater variety, but more salt, larger portions, and added calories

Despite the addition of some healthful menu items, fast food is even more unhealthy for you than it was 30 years ago. An analysis of the offerings at 10 of the most popular US fast-food restaurants in 1986, 1991, and 2016, published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, demonstrates that fast-food entrees, sides, and desserts increased […]

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Highly processed foods increase the risk of early death

Why have a high-processed food life expectancy? Unfortunately, many of our foods contain different unhealthy ingredients. Just so-called high-processed foods are no exception. Doctors found out now that the consumption of highly processed foods with an increased risk of death. The scientists from the University of Sorbonne, found in their recent study that highly processed foods with an increased risk […]

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New diet study: Breakfast waiver allows us to lose weight easier!

Weight loss on Breakfast? The statement that Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, especially for people who are trying to remove, doesn’t really seem to apply. Previously it was said that people take in the morning, a balanced Breakfast, slimming successful, compared with people who consume no Breakfast, but an Australian research team comes to a different […]

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Looking to choose a healthy post-workout snack? Decide early, study says

You’ve just exercised for an hour, tracking the burned calories with a sense of satisfaction. Then comes a choice: munch on an apple or indulge in the chocolatey goodness of a brownie? A post-exercise snack can threaten to undo the gains (or losses) of a workout. But the decision itself may depend on when you make it, according to a […]

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