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Small increase in risk of autism seen for pre- and post-term births

 

A study of more than 3.5 million Nordic children suggests that the risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may increase slightly for each week a child is born before or after 40 weeks of gestation.

Early birds vs night owls: For diabetics, an early bedtime is best

 

Early to bed, early to rise ... while the old saying promises health, wealth and wisdom, new research confirms part of the adage holds true, as a world first study shows that people who go to bed early are more likely to be in better health and more physically active compared to night owls.

Vitamin E needed for proper nervous system development

 

In research with key ramifications for women of childbearing age, scientists show that embryos produced by vitamin E-deficient zebrafish have malformed brains and nervous systems.

Weight stigma predicts emotional distress and binge eating during COVID-19

 

New research shows that young adults who experienced weight stigma before the pandemic have higher levels of depressive symptoms, stress, eating as a coping strategy, and are more likely to binge-eat during COVID-19 compared to those who haven't experienced weight stigma.

People with anorexia and body dysmorphic disorder show brain similarities, differences

 

A new study shows partially overlapping patterns of brain function in people with anorexia nervosa and those with body dysmorphic disorder, a related psychiatric condition characterized by misperception that particular physical characteristics are defective.

Offspring of mice fed imbalanced diets shown to be neurologically 'programmed' for obesity

 

Pregnant mice fed diets high in omega-6 fats and low in omega-3 fats are shown in a new study to produce offspring whose brains had a higher level of dopamine-producing neurons -- the neurological reward system. These mice went on to chase hyper-caloric diets, suggesting that the fats in a pregnant mother's diet may control the eating habits of her children, and potentially offering a new obesity-prevention strategy.

Research shows how a diet change might help US veterans with Gulf War illness

 

A new study shows the results from a dietary intervention in U.S. veterans suffering from Gulf War Illness, a neurological disorder in veterans who served in the Persian Gulf War from 1990 to 1991.

Spouses shed more pounds together than alone

 

Weight loss is most successful in heart attack survivors when partners join in the effort to diet, according to new research.

Anorexia may stunt young women's growth

 

Girls with anorexia nervosa can have stunted growth and may not reach their full height potential, according to a new study.

Opioid use can trigger deafness

 

Opioid receptors in the inner ear can cause partial or full hearing loss, according to new research.

This online calculator can predict your stroke risk

 

Doctors can predict patients' stroke risk by using an online tool that measures the severity of their metabolic syndrome, a conglomeration of conditions that includes high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol levels and excess body fat.

Nutrition labelling is improving nation's diet

 

Households eat more healthily when retailers display clear nutritional information on own-brand food products, say researchers.

Experts urge evaluation of diet at routine check-ups

 

Unhealthy dietary patterns are a leading cause of heart disease and stroke as well as other chronic diseases. Clinician-delivered diet counseling can improve diet behaviors and heart disease risk factors. Quick, simple dietary assessment tools can be a part of routine office visits and integrated into electronic health records for follow-up.

Body weight has surprising, alarming impact on brain function

 

As a person's weight goes up, all regions of the brain go down in activity and blood flow, according to a new brain imaging study.

Major depressive episodes far more common than previously believed

 

The number of adults in the United States who suffer from major depressive episodes at some point in their life is far higher than previously believed, a new study finds.

Aerobic exercise could have the final say on fatty livers

 

A new study is the first to demonstrate significant improvements in biopsy-measured liver outcomes in a metabolic associated fat liver disease (MAFLD) cohort following an exercise-only intervention, without clinically significant weight loss.

Food supplements may improve brain health among young children in low income countries

 

Giving nutritional supplements to young children in low income countries for around 6 months could improve their brain (cognitive) health, finds a new trial.

Genes and cardiovascular health both affect dementia risk

 

A new study finds that genes and cardiovascular health can both raise or lower risk of dementia.

Does eating fish protect our brains from air pollution?

 

Older women who eat more than one to two servings a week of baked or broiled fish or shellfish may consume enough omega-3 fatty acids to counteract the effects of air pollution on the brain, according to a new study.

Study pinpoints brain cells that trigger sugar cravings and consumption

 

New research has identified for the first time the specific brain cells that control how much sugar you eat and how much you crave sweet tasting food. The study specifically identifies the brain cells that respond to the hormone FGF21 to regulate sugar intake and sweet taste preference.

Lifting weights makes your nervous system stronger, too

 

Gym-goers may get frustrated when they don't see results from weightlifting right away, but their efforts are not in vain: the first few weeks of training strengthen the nervous system, not muscles.

Intelligence is impacted if born small for gestational age

 

People born small for gestational age (SGA) have a lower IQ throughout development, however the differences in IQ to those born appropriate for gestational age (AGA) reduce by adulthood. The effects of SGA on IQ are nearly as large as being born into lower socio-economic status or receiving poor parenting in infancy.

Vegetarians tend to be slimmer and less extroverted than meat eaters, study finds

 

The less animal products someone consumes, the lower his body mass index on average and the less he tends to be extroverted. A connection with depressive moods as other studies had found could not be confirmed.

Engaging in family meals starts with healthy family communication

 

Engaging in family meals may be a matter of improving communication and support at home. A new study connects less family discouragement and better family communication with a higher likelihood to eat evening family meals and family breakfasts together, and not in front of a television.

COVID-19 lockdowns worsen childhood obesity, study finds

 

Lockdowns implemented across the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic have negatively impacted diet, sleep and physical activity among children with obesity, according to new research.

Vision loss influences perception of sound

 

People with severe vision loss can less accurately judge the distance of nearby sounds, potentially putting them more at risk of injury.

Children may not always grow out of being picky eaters

 

By age four, children could be established picky eaters, a new study suggests. And the more parents try to control and restrict children's diets, the more finicky they may become, according to new research.

Scientists identify gene linked to thinness that may help resist weight gain

 

Researchers used a genetic database of more than 47,000 people in Estonia to identify a gene linked to thinness that may play a role in resisting weight gain in metabolically healthy thin people. They show that knocking out this gene results in thinner flies and mice and find that expression of it in the brain may be involved in regulating energy expenditure.

Inspiring stories from women like themselves helped these moms improve their diet

 

When researchers asked prospective study participants who they would like to see in videos promoting healthy lifestyle behaviors, the answer was unequivocal: They wanted to see themselves -- that is, other mothers living in low-income households who were overweight or obese. The researchers obliged. And the intervention they designed produced the desired results when it came to improving participants' diet.

Our ability to focus may falter after eating one meal high in saturated fat

 

Fatty food may feel like a friend during these troubled times, but new research suggests that eating just one meal high in saturated fat can hinder our ability to concentrate -- not great news for people whose diets have gone south while they're working at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Healthy eating behaviors in childhood may reduce the risk of adult obesity and heart disease

 

Encouraging children to make their own decisions about food, within a structured environment focused on healthy food choices, has been linked to better childhood nutrition and healthier lifelong eating behaviors. Parents and caregivers can play a significant role in creating an environment that helps children develop healthier eating behaviors early in life, which can reduce the risk for overweight, obesity and cardiovascular disease as adults.

Revealing links between education and a good diet

 

Educational status appears to have positive influence on a healthy diet, particularly in low income countries, according to new research examining European nutritional data.

Certain foods common in diets of US adults with inflammatory bowel disease

 

Foods, such as French fries, cheese, cookies, soda, and sports and energy drinks, are commonly found in the diets of United States adults with inflammatory bowel disease, according to a new study.

Brain insulin sensitivity determines body weight and fat distribution

 

Just where fat is deposited in the body and to what degree a person may benefit from a lifestyle intervention depends on how sensitive the brain is to insulin. If the person's brain responds sensitively to the hormone, a significant amount of weight can be lost and unhealthy visceral fat. People with brain insulin resistance only showed a slight weight loss. These are the results of a long-term study.

Which foods do you eat together? How you combine them may raise dementia risk

 

It's no secret that a healthy diet may benefit the brain. However, it may not only be what foods you eat, but what foods you eat together that may be associated with your risk of dementia, according to a new study.



Home Treatments for Weightloss

 

Natural Remedies for Weight Loss

 

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Weight Loss Home Remedies - How to Make Them

 

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Weight loss home remedies are can be confusing as there is so much information out there about natural remedies for weight loss.  If you just look around your kitchen like I did, you will find tons of home remedies!



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