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News tag: healthy eating


New method of cooking rice reduces calories ready for absorbtion

25 Mar, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
A new and simple way of cooking rice reduces by more than half the number of calories your body absorbs, potentially cutting the obesity rate, scientists discovered. "Because obesity is a growing health problem, especially in many developing countries, we wanted to find food-based solutions," said team leader Sudhair A…


Eating nuts early in life linked to improved health later

9 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
For a long time, doctors, nutritionists and regular people knew that eating nuts is great for promoting general health, but only a new study has demonstrated the direct link between nut consumption early in life and long-term health. Researchers who conducted the study state that eating even a “modest” portion…


Older athletes extend life expectancy with healthy eating

25 Feb, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
For the average American, life expectancy is now longer than ever before and projected to keep growing. Advancements in medicine and a changing mentality, getting older doesn’t equate into turning sedentary. “Staying physically active and exercising regularly can produce long-term health benefits and even improve health for some older people…


Only timely lifestyle changes prevent fetal cardiovascular disease

13 Feb, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 1 comment
With cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death in New Zealand, doctors report that many of these deaths are premature and preventable. Unexpected circumstances took Mona Mahu on a path in health promotion that will provide lifestyle changes so her children and her grandchildren will not face her fate.…


Taste of food carries the blame for obesity

22 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Health awareness campaigns seem to fail one after another, as they ignore that people make their food choices based on taste alone, and avoid healthy choices using the same reason, a new study shows. Robert Mai and Stefan Hoffman of Kiel University in Germany, authors of the study, said that…


Having calories during the daytime improves health

3 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Eating late at night has received scientific confirmation as cause of weight gain, with implications on the interval during the day when meals should occur as an effective tool against high cholesterol, diabetes, and obesity. By limiting the meals to a 12 hour window, say 8am to 8pm, and avoiding…


Adding calorie counts fails at making people eat less

2 Dec, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Even though Americans will know how many calories are in every fast food meal they purchase, it does not mean they will give a second thought about making a purchase of a healthier alternative. FDA announced new rules last week that will require fast food chains, restaurant, and vending machines…


Is your salad as healthy as you think?

6 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
When people think of salads, they associate it with a healthy choice as nutritionists abundantly recommend incorporating salads in our diet. While most salads provide healthy choices, some popular salads come prepackaged with ingredients that ruin their reputation. Following are some of the worst culprits when we order a salad…

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Gestational diabetes risks lower with healthy lifestyle

1 Oct, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Healthy eating habits may prevent gestational diabetes, informs recently published study. Participating in the research, 14000 American women provided information about their body mass index and physical activity level before birth.  The study shows overweight or obese women going through pregnancy are more likely to develop gestational diabetes. According to…