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Novel necklace tracks foods and eating habits


6 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Tracking the eating and drinking habits of an individual gets a hint of fashion after UCLA Engineers developed a smart necklace. Named WearSens, the close-fitting metal necklace determines the type of food a person eats by measuring the vibrations generated during swallowing and digesting of the food. As a substance…

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Financial difficulties lead women to eating disorders


17 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Going through financial difficulties as a student will likely turn a female into a person with an eating disorder, a new study found. The same study also mentions that having extreme attitudes toward healthy eating increased the probability of short-term financial problems for female students. “There may be a ‘vicious…

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Mobile diet app quickly abandoned by overweight people


18 Nov, 2014 | by Ionut Popescu | 0 comments
Overweight people are not going to like what Dr. B Yoshi Laing revealed in his latest research study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Relying on your phone app to tell you what to eat does not help you lose weight, at least not all the way. The problem…

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Size of people having dinner influences our eating habits


6 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Avoiding having dinner with an overweight person may help those trying to cut down eating unhealthy foods, according to a new research. The study published in Appetite journal shows that in addition to the large number of factors contributing to what a person eats, the body mass index (BMI) people…