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Cravings for high-calorie foods may be switched off in the brain by new supplement

Eating a type of powdered food supplement, based on a molecule produced by bacteria in the gut, reduces cravings for high-calorie foods such as chocolate, cake and pizza, a new study suggests. Scientists from Imperial College London and the University ...

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Weight-loss technologies train the brain to resist temptation

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Can a computer game train your brain to resist sweets? The game is designed to improve a person’s “inhibitory control,” the part of the brain that stops you from giving into unhealthy cravings — even ...

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Will Donkey Milk Be the Next Big Nutrition Trend?

As a nutrition expert, I aim to stay on top of the latest food trends and products, and every once in a while, something makes me think, Hmmm, really? The latest fad to do so: Donkey milk. Yes, you read ...

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5 Ways To Add Super-Healthy Chia Seeds To Your Diet

You may be well-versed in the benefits of chia seeds, but let’s be honest; a spoonful of these tiny beads by themselves doesn’t sound too appetizing. Don’t worry, I agree. Try the following suggestions to make chia seeds an appetizing ...

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This Is How Sugar May 'Fuel' Cancer Cells

If you saw the recent headlines connecting gallbladder cancer to the consumption of sugary sodas, you may not have been too surprised by the news. America’s obsession with sugar has been blamed for plenty of chronic diseases in recent years, including several types of ...

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Parents, especially fathers, play key role in young adults' health

A new University of Guelph study has found that parents, and especially fathers, play a vital role in developing healthy behaviours in young adults and helping to prevent obesity in their children. The researchers found that young adults who grew ...

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The American Diet’s Getting Healthier? Not So Fast

Americans are hungry for some good news about nutrition. When the average diet of a nation is actually abbreviated to SAD—the Standard American Diet—well, who wouldn’t be? Finally, it appears, there are some positive findings on the food front. A study just ...

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4 Reasons Dairy Belongs In Your Nutrition Plan!

Whether you’re training to gain, lose, or improve strength and performance, you’ve got allies in the dairy section of the grocery store. And unlike 20 or so years ago, there are plenty more options than just milk and cheese. The ...

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4 Summer Grilling Recipes You Can't Resist

With warm weather creeping in, there’s no better time to break out the grill and add an outdoor element to meal prep. Soak in the sun, fire up the pit, and bask in the glory of these fresh-off-the-barbie dishes. They’re ...

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Mixing BCAAs With Alcohol: 5 Must-Try Fit Summer Cocktails

Non-alcoholic “mocktails” using branched-chain amino acids as a mixer are one of the great “why didn’t I think of that?” treats of the fitness world. After all, what could be better than your favorite cold, sweet drink? The same flavor, ...

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