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Avocado with lunch may help with weight management

Posted January 10, 2014

With more than 35% of the US population classed as obese, it seems there is a need for new weight loss strategies. Now, new research suggests that one-half of a fresh avocado with lunch may satisfy hunger in overweight individuals, reducing their need to snack after a meal. This is according to a study published in the Nutrition Journal.

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Study: Slower-Paced Meal Reduces Hunger but Affects Calorie Consumption Differently

Posted January 6, 2014

Obesity rates in the United States increased from 14.5% of the population in 1971-1974 to 35.9% of the population in 2009-2010. It’s believed that one contributing factor to expanding waistlines is the reported increase in energy intake. Research suggests that the ability to control energy intake may be affected by the speed at which we eat, and a high eating rate may impair the relationship between the sensory signals and processes that regulate how much we eat.

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Slower-paced meal reduces hunger but affects calorie consumption differently

Posted December 30, 2013

Obesity rates in the United States increased from 14.5% of the population in 1971-1974 to 35.9% of the population in 2009-2010. It’s believed that one contributing factor to expanding waistlines is the reported increase in energy intake. Research suggests that the ability to control energy intake may be affected by the speed at which we eat, and a high eating rate may impair the relationship between the sensory signals and processes that regulate how much we eat.

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Study Shows Peanuts Keep Satisfying Hunger For Longer

Posted July 22, 2013

New research has shown eating peanuts and peanut butter helps manage hunger for longer, even beyond lunch if you eat peanuts at breakfast, and stabilise blood sugar levels for an increased time. The findings of the study “Acute and second-meal effects of peanuts on glycaemic response and appetite in obese women with type 2 diabetes risk: a randomized cross-over clinical trial”, published in the British Journal of Nutrition, are good news for everyone and especially people who are overweight and who are at higher risk of diabetes.

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BYU Study Says Exercise May Reduce Motivation For Food

Posted September 18, 2012

It is commonly assumed that you can “work up an appetite” with a vigorous workout. Turns out that theory may not be completely accurate – at least immediately following exercise. New research out of BYU

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Exercise may affect food motivation: study

Posted September 13, 2012

It is commonly assumed that you can “work up an appetite” with a vigorous workout. Turns out that theory may not be completely accurate – at least immediately following exercise.

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Not all calcium supplements are equal – Prevent osteoporosis with calcium hydroxyapatite

Posted April 30, 2012

At least half of Americans over the age of 50 are at risk of developing osteoporosis, according to the Surgeon General of the United States. Ten million people already have the disease, and another 34 million are at risk, notes the same report. Calcium and other minerals and vitamins are important to bone health; however, not all forms of calcium are equal.

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