Learn about effective ways to stop yourself from overeating

Excessive eating can be a bad habit or a sign of a disorder. Overeating can lead to sudden weight gain and eventually increase the risk of developing a chronic condition, such as diabetes or heart disease. Fortunately, there are ways that have been proven effective to help people manage food consumption. It mainly requires simple […]

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Instant-noodles harmful for children’s health, cautions UNICEF

India has a growing economy and the standard of living is improving, yet many working parents do not have the time, money or awareness to steer clear of food hurting. It is a normal scenario, where mothers send children to school with a tiffin containing noodles, biscuits or chips. It might save the parents some […]

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Consuming extra protein at breakfast helps control hunger, finds study

Researchers assigned 32 healthy adults to eat a breakfast containing two servings of a high-carbohydrate cereal, with either 1 cup of commercial milk that contained 12.4 grams of protein, or 1 cup of milk mixed with a whole-milk protein concentrate or a whey protein powder that boosted protein intake to 28 grams. The participants then […]

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Not just exercise, even mindset affects diet and nutrition

The study examined the motivational role of a theory called regulatory focus on consumers’ involvement in nutrition, that is, the time and effort they put in to finding out about nutrition and seeking out nutritious food. It also examined the effect of nutrition involvement on consumers’ knowledge of nutrition and dietary behaviour. Regulatory focus suggests […]

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Even one workout can provide improved long-term metabolic benefits

New research in mice finds that a single workout activates a brain circuit associated with a lower appetite, lower blood sugar levels, and better metabolism. Moreover, this effect lasted for 2 days after the workout. The findings may help improve blood sugar metabolism in people with diabetes. Controlling blood sugar levels with physical activity and […]

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Pushing yourself during exercise affects appetite, sometimes in surprising ways

Some types of exercise may be better than others at blunting appetite and potentially aiding in weight management, according to an interesting new study of workouts and hunger. The arithmetic involved seems straightforward. You burn calories during exercise and, over time, should drop pounds. But the reality is more vexing. In both scientific studies and […]

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Children who sleep less may be at increased risk of type 2 diabetes, says study

British researchers studied 4,525 9- and 10-year olds from varying ethnic backgrounds. On average, their parents reported they slept 10 hours a night, with 95 percent sleeping between eight and 12 hours. The study, in Pediatrics, found that the less sleep, the more likely the children were to have higher body mass indexes, higher insulin […]

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