Sleep Deprivation Associated with Excess Weight

Sleep Deprivation Associated with Excess Weight

Increasing evidence demonstrates inadequate sleep may significantly influence obesity rates. Researchers with the Wisconsin Sleep Cohort Study found participants with short sleep (less than 8 hours per night) experienced changes in the appetite regulatory hormones....
Nutrition Facts Label to be Modernized

Nutrition Facts Label to be Modernized

A new and improved Nutrition Facts label will be appearing on your (U.S.) food products. More valuable information will be displayed to help you make wholesome food choices, including: Serving sizes will more accurately reflect what people actually eat. Daily values...
Does Skipping Breakfast Make You Fatter?

Does Skipping Breakfast Make You Fatter?

Numerous studies have found links between eating breakfast and maintaining a healthy weight or skipping it and becoming overweight. But association is not causation. A U.K. study found breakfast seems to be a proxy for other factors like conscientious healthy eating...
Obesity and Cancer Prevention

Obesity and Cancer Prevention

What is the most important thing you can do to prevent cancer other than not smoking? If you guessed being at a healthy weight, you are right. Take a look at this infographic from the American Institute of Cancer Research. LifeTip: Eat a healthy, wholesome, balanced...
Water Availability Encourages Weight Loss

Water Availability Encourages Weight Loss

New York City schools may have discovered a remarkably simple, yet effective way of combating overweight–by increasing access to water at lunchtime! The availability of water seemed to lower chocolate milk consumption and sugar-sweetened beverages. This...
Just One Night of Sleep Deprivation?

Just One Night of Sleep Deprivation?

When thinking about treating obesity, most of us think of diet and exercise. However, sleep loss increasingly appears to be an important factor. Dogs deprived of sleep for one night suffered a drop of 33% insulin sensitivity. The same 8 dogs had a 21% drop when fed a...

Overweight Becoming the New Normal Among Teens

American teens don't seem to be getting the message that an increasing number of them are overweight or obese. Between 1988-1994 and 2007-2012 the likelihood of adolescents perceiving themselves as overweight declined. Only 21% of boys and 36% of girls perceived...
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