weight management

18 Jul 2019
--- Less than 30 percent of UK and US shoppers believe that grocery retailers are doing enough to help promote healthy eating, according to a Spoon Guru survey of over 4,000 adults. With 70 percent of respondents not having a... Read More
17 Jul 2019
--- Trending this year, adaptogens have emerged as a class of herbal extracts with claims of boosting the body’s ability to combat physical, chemical and biological stressors, in addition to elevating cognitive functions,... Read More
16 Jul 2019
--- Over two billion people are estimated to not have regular access to safe, nutritious and sufficient food, with 820 million people not having enough to eat in 2018 – marking an increase from 811 million in 2017. This is... Read More
15 Jul 2019
--- Restricting calorie intake moderately can significantly reduce the risk of heart attack in people only marginally overweight, a new study from the University of Sydney, Australia has found. In addition to significantly... Read More
08 Jul 2019
--- Researchers have discovered a method that reverses prediabetes in mice, and is likely to apply to humans as well. Scientist at the University of Utah Health found that deactivating an enzyme that shifts the position of two... Read More
08 Jul 2019
--- Global malnutrition is inarguably a pressing issue, yet its burdens on the collective society do not fall evenly, whether geographically or demographically. At present, many food systems are poorly equipped to offer... Read More
05 Jul 2019
--- A three-year online information campaign to increase the fruit and vegetable consumption in Europe’s younger generations is being launched by The European Fresh Produce Association (Freshfel) and Aprifel. The... Read More
03 Jul 2019
--- New figures from Cancer Research UK show that excess weight causes more cases of certain cancers than smoking and that people who are obese now outnumber people who smoke two to one in the UK. The charity is urging the UK... Read More
28 Jun 2019
--- A high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet – similar to a keto or Atkins diet – may improve brain function and memory in older adults, according to new John Hopkins Medicine research. The study involved 14 people with... Read More
26 Jun 2019
--- Loss of body fat causes the growth of the intestine and increases its capacity to absorb nutrients, which may present an opportunity for a new approach to weight management. This is according to research from Teagasc, the... Read More
26 Jun 2019
--- In the Information Age, consumers are becoming increasingly well equipped to take control of their consumption habits and wellbeing. This has changed the way the dietetic community operates, Jenna Bell, Ph.D., RD, Senior... Read More
24 Jun 2019
--- Phenols found in the shells of cocoa beans have strong effects on the fat and immune cells in mice, a recent study by the University of Illinois, US, has shown. This may be used to reverse chronic inflammation and insulin... Read More
18 Jun 2019
--- As the battle against childhood obesity continues, research is increasingly identifying wide-ranging obesity risk factors that could be targeted through early intervention or policies. Along these lines, the amount of energy... Read More
17 Jun 2019
--- Altering the default order in which foods are shown on the screen, or offering substitutes lower in saturated fat could help customers make healthier choices when shopping for food online, according to a study published in... Read More
28 May 2019
--- Low levels of a circulating hormone called adropin can predict increased weight gain and metabolic dysregulation in a nonhuman primate model following a high-sugar diet. This is according to a collaborative report from Saint... Read More
24 May 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, supplement company STAMBA Superfoods launched a full-spectrum liquid probiotic, designed to optimally nourish the human microbiome. UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization,... Read More
23 May 2019
--- A modeling study published in JNCI Cancer Spectrum estimates the number, proportion and type of specific cancers associated with the consumption of certain diets and sugar-sweetened beverages among US adults. One of the main... Read More
17 May 2019
--- A National Institutes of Health (NIH) study has become the first to establish causality between the consumption of ultra-processed foods and overeating and weight gain. The findings compared the health outcomes of one group... Read More
15 May 2019
--- Individuals who have a history of eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive traits, dieting, poor body image and a desire to be thin are more likely to develop a pathological obsession with healthy eating or consuming only... Read More
13 May 2019
--- A high-fat diet may contribute to the impairment of the gut barrier during pregnancy, which can lead to metabolic shifts and impede fetal development, according to a new mouse study published in The Journal of Physiology.... Read More