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Energy Dense Foods May Increase Cancer Risk Regardless Of Obesity Status

Energy Dense Foods May Increase Cancer Risk Regardless Of Obesity Status

Link between high dietary energy density in food and obesity-related cancer in normal weight individuals Diet is believed to play a role in cancer risk. Current research shows that an estimated 30% of cancers could be prevented through nutritional modifications. While there is a proven link between obesity and certain types of cancer, less is known about how the ratio of energy to food weight, otherwise known as dietary energy density (DED), contributes to cancer risk. To find out, researchers…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Eat slowly. Your body takes 20 minutes to recognize it’s full. Those stars and colors you see when you rub your eyes are called phosphenes. The male brain is 10% bigger than the female’s but the female brain works more efficiently. Studies show those who don’t eat breakfast, or eat it only sometimes, are twice as likely to be overweight as those who eat two breakfasts.   Happy Friday!  source:   factualfacts.com   https://twitter.com/Fact   @Fact

Foods That Can Suppress Appetite, Aid Weight Loss

Foods That Can Suppress Appetite, Aid Weight Loss

Whether it’s turning to supplements, juices or new challenging workouts, it seems everyone is looking for the magic weight loss bullet. But sometimes, losing weight may just be a matter of tweaking your diet – and eating foods that work for you, not against you. Though none of these foods will work magic by themselves, when they are included as part of a healthy weight-loss diet, they may give you an edge in controlling hunger and shedding unwanted pounds. These…

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The Trendiest Diets Of 2017 And What Nutrition Experts Say About Them

The Trendiest Diets Of 2017 And What Nutrition Experts Say About Them

It’s hard to cut through all the diet noise today. Here, the experts weigh in on the trendiest diets of 2017 to determine what works and what doesn’t. Canadians pay billions of dollars a year to the diet industry, with some estimates putting its revenue at $7 billion. And while names like Weight Watchers and Atkins have become immediately recognizable (and celebrated or vilified, depending on the results they’ve yielded), new diets pop up all the time with promises of…

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Want to Lose Weight? You Should Stop Counting Calories

Want to Lose Weight? You Should Stop Counting Calories

No more meal math: Eating high-quality foods—including plenty of fat—is the new golden rule of weight loss. Keri Rabe, a 41-year-old elementary school librarian in Austin, Texas, used to be a hard-core calorie counter. Each day for a year, she logged everything she ate, squeezing in caloric space for twice-baked potatoes and tater tot casseroles by making them with low-fat dairy, believing fat would make her fat. She studied the menu before eating out at restaurants, choosing a dish by…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

People who enjoy helping others and or spending money on others tend to be less stressed, happier and live longer. Extroverted people are likely to overlook typos and grammatical errors that would cause introverted people to negatively judge the writer.  Studies show those who don’t eat breakfast, or eat it only sometimes, are twice as likely to be overweight as those who eat two breakfasts. Women cry on average between 30 and 64 times a year, while men cry between…

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12 Nutritionists Share the Top Tips They Give to Clients Trying to Lose Weight

12 Nutritionists Share the Top Tips They Give to Clients Trying to Lose Weight

Their best advice, on the house Nutritionists have a lot of advice to give, especially around weight loss. But what are the number one tips they tell people who are trying to drop pounds? We tapped 12 nutritionists for the answer—you might be surprised by what they said. Be Nice to Yourself  “Talk to yourself as if you were talking to a friend. All too often we revert to negative self-talk, especially when it comes to our bodies. ‘You look…

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How Emotional Eating Is a Habit That Can Start in Childhood

How Emotional Eating Is a Habit That Can Start in Childhood

The way we feed children may be just as important as what we feed them. By Claire Farrow, Emma Haycraft, Jackie Blissett / The Conversation May 16, 2016 Food can be an extremely effective tool for calming young children. If they are bored on a long car journey, or fed up with being in the pushchair, many parents use snack foods to distract them for a little longer. Or if children are upset because they have hurt themselves or want…

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8 Best Spices to Help You Lose Weight

8 Best Spices to Help You Lose Weight

Life in the 21st century has become sedentary for many people. Modern entertainment, fast food, lack of time, etc. contributes to only about 4 out of every 10 people exercising on a regular basis. As a result, many people find it very hard to lose weight and keep it off. There is some good news though; recent studies have shown that spicy foods can curb appetite and speed up metabolism and thus have a fat burning ability. “How?” you might…

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92 Percent Of All Restaurant Meals Have Crazy Calorie Counts

92 Percent Of All Restaurant Meals Have Crazy Calorie Counts

No, not just fast food restaurants. All restaurants. Kate Bratskeir    Food and Health Editor, The Huffington Post    01/25/2016 You probably don’t expect every meal you eat at a restaurant to contain a large number of calories. Sure, the occasional fast food cheat meal might be excessive, but your local farm-to-table place feeds you well, right? According to new research from Tufts University, nearly all restaurant meals – whether from a fast food joint or the luxurious confines of…

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