News tagged with caloric intake

Crowdsourcing nutrition in a snap

Americans spend upwards of $40 billion a year on dieting advice and self-help books, but the first step in any healthy eating strategy is basic awareness -- what's on the plate.

Nov 01, 2011
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Extreme dieting: does it lead to longer lives?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Animals who consume fewer calories live longer and healthier lives. Now, a seminal study at the University of California, San Francisco is testing whether the same is true for extreme dieters.

Apr 19, 2011
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Shortfalls in carotenoid intake may impact women's health

Only about a third of American women are meeting their fruit and vegetable intake recommendations, which means they are likely missing out on potentially important breast and ovarian health benefits. Along with vitamins, ...

Oct 05, 2010
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Discovery may aid search for anti-aging drugs

A team of University of Michigan scientists has found that suppressing a newly discovered gene lengthens the lifespan of roundworms. Scientists who study aging have long known that significantly restricting food intake makes ...

Aug 18, 2010
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Strategies for eating out, managing weight differ by gender

(PhysOrg.com) -- When eating out, women more often use weight management strategies -- such as ordering salad dressing on the side and having half of the meal packaged to go -- than men do, according to a University of Texas ...

May 05, 2010
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