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Researchers find link between food allergies and childhood anxiety

Researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and Albert Einstein College of Medicine studied the link between food allergy and childhood anxiety and depression among a sample of predominantly low socioeconomic status minority children. The results showed that ...

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Recognizing food brands puts preschoolers at risk for obesity

Young children who recognize food name brands, such as Lucky Charms, M&M’s and Cheetos, often eat unhealthy items that lead to their high body mass index. The risk of this weight gain, according to a new University of Michigan study, ...

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Food insecurity can affect your mental health

Food insecurity (FI) affects nearly 795 million people worldwide. Although a complex phenomenon encompassing food availability, affordability, utilization, and even the social norms that define acceptable ways to acquire food, FI can affect people’s health beyond its impact on nutrition. ...

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Nutrition label readers favor food quality over quantity

People who closely eyeball nutrition labels tend to eat differently than less-discerning diners in one key regard, according to research from a University of Illinois expert in food and nutrition policy and consumer food preferences and behaviors. Although nutrition-label users ...

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9 Healthy Food Delivery Services That Make Meals Easy When You Just Don't Feel Like Going to the Grocery Store

Healthy Eating and Recipes April 7, 2017 12:00 pm When you think delivery, you probably don't imagine a balanced, well-rounded meal—more like pizzas and Pad Thai, right? But healthy meal delivery services are out there, and there are a lot ...

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Brain signals after a meal respond to food pictures more in obese than lean kids

Brain signals that should help tell us we are full after eating appear to be dulled in obese children, according to preliminary results of a new study being presented Monday at ENDO 2017, the Endocrine Society’s 99th annual meeting in ...

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To Speed Up Weight Loss, Eat More of These Kinds of Food

WEDNESDAY, March 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Beans, chickpeas, peas, lentils: Humble foods that may pack a punch for weight loss, Canadian researchers report. A new analysis of data from 21 clinical trials on these foods—collectively known as “pulses” —finds that ...

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Isoflavones in food associated with reduced mortality for women with some breast cancers

An epidemiological analysis of data from more than 6,000 American and Canadian women with breast cancer finds that post-diagnosis consumption of foods containing isoflavones — estrogen-like compounds primarily found in soy food — is associated with a 21 percent decrease ...

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Setting the record straight on some common beliefs about food and health

“Everything our parents said was good is bad,” complains Alvy Singer, the character played by Woody Allen in “Annie Hall,” his 1977 Oscar-winning romantic comedy. That’s a bit of an exaggeration, but when it comes to what certain foods can ...

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I Lost 72 Pounds By Eating More Food

Meghan Gilbert, 20, 5’4″, from DallasBefore: 200 lb., size 16After: 128 lb., size 0Total pounds lost: 72 lb.Total sizes lost: 8 Growing up, I never knew the importance of exercise (the most activity I would get was at band practice). That, combined ...

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