Obesity
A young girl takes part in a cake eating contest during the Fourth of July festivities at the Baumholder U.S. military base on July 4, 2012 in Baumholder, Germany.

Study Finds Parents’ Food Habits Influence Offspring’s Health

Findings of a recent study published in "Natural Genetics" suggest that to a large extent one's health is dependent on what their parents ate. For instance, scientists have demonstrated that obesity induced by diet as well as diabetes can be inherited epigenetically by an offspring both via the sperm and oocytes.

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Having Younger Siblings Linked to Lower Obesity Rates

A study found that children with younger siblings tend to have lower chances of becoming obese.

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Americans Fuel Their Day Mostly with Ultra-Processed Food

A study revealed that the average U.S. diet sources almost 60 percent of its daily calories from ultra-processed foods. In addition, 90 percent of the calories from ultra-processed foods comes from added sugars. This would mean that on average, Americans get almost 54 percent of their daily calories from added sugar, way above the 10 percent limit set by USDA

Federal Program Provides Lunches To Needy Kids

Can Emoji-Labeled Food Solve Childhood Obesity?

Researchers found that the use of emojis greatly affects the simple decision-making skills of children when it comes to identifying the healthy and unhealthy food choices.

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Lower-Priced Fruits and Vegetables and Higher-Priced Sodas, Can the Combination Beat Obesity?

After decades of preaching good nutrition with no result, is pricing structure the way to beat the obesity problem?

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10 Good Reasons You Should Quit Drinking Soda ASAP!

If chronic diseases aren't enough justification for you to stop you from indulging, here are other 10 things that will happen to your body once you stop gulping or even sipping!

Fast Food Workers Nationwide To Demand Higher Wages

Why Taco Bell May Be the Healthiest Fast Food Restaurant Today

In case of the world's most famous Mexican-inspired fast food chain, (they claim) yes, they can. In fact, according to Taco Bell's dietitian and product developer, Missy Nelson, the fast-food chain already is.

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Senator Proposes Bill To Stop Consumers From Using Food Stamps to Buy Junk and Luxury Foods

New York State senator proposes a bill that would prevent consumers from purchasing acquiring foods through food stamps.

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Excessive Consumption of Fish during Pregnancy Results in Child Obesity

A recent research review reveals that the consumption fish more than three times a week during pregnancy by women will lead to obesity problems in their kids in the future.

What they see is what they eat--Children eat more junk food when exposed to junk food ads

Children Eat More Junk Food When Exposed To Junk Food Ads, Study Claims

Another study confirms it: food commercials and ads of soda, sugar-based cereals and other 'unhealthy' food are extremely effective on children, crucial in shaping a child's diet and eating habits.

Diet Sodas May Create Same Heart Attack Risk As Regular Sodas

Diet Coke and Your Diet: Fizzy Drink Can Help You Lose Weight, True or False?

Diet coke or diet soda can allegedly help you lose weight. Ironically, the study done on diet coke and weight loss was funded by Coca-Cola and PepsiCo.

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British Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt Wants Stricter Junk Food Ads

The UK government is really focusing on health, after numerous studies show alarming results, especially on children.

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Surprising Facts On What Causes Obesity Out of Fattening Deserts

If you think wrong supermarkets are the only sources of fattening deserts, think again. New research studies reveal that lack of nutrition education and transportation to the grocery store selling the right food are the main causes.

Hailee Steinfeld at Sugar Factory

Sugar Smart Smartphone App Receives Support From Weetabix, Tesco, Asda, Aldi, Morrison, Others

The Change4Life initiative's Sugar Smart campaign across England by the Public Health of England in the form of a smartphone app is receiving great support from such super chains as Tesco, Morrisons, Aldi and Asda and from such food manufacturers as Weetabix.

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver believes:

6 Essential Sugar Facts To Help Counter Addiction

The innocuous white substance that is so commonplace in every dinner table and abundantly present in virtually every meal has a far more devastating effect to the health than most people realise. Excessive consumption of sugar is one of the leading causes of a number of serious health conditions as obesity, Type 2 diabetes and cancers. Here are a few helpful facts on sugar and its consumption.

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What to Consider When Camping through Wine Countries?

What to Consider When Camping through Wine Countries?

It's absolutely and insanely expensive, so never mind. You would probably think like this when somebody invited you to spend a weekend in a wine region. Perhaps you presume that wines are expensive, so as its origin, right? That makes sense. But you, my friend, should know that there is a way to enjoy and explore the valley on a dime.

Everything You Need to Know About Cardamom Pods

Everything You Need to Know About Cardamom Pods

Cardamom is a spice made from the seed pods of a tropical plant related to ginger and is one of the world's most expensive spices. It is local to India and Sri Lanka but is now also harvested in Cambodia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Mexico, and Vietnam.

Coming back from injury - When and How?

Coming Back From Injury - When and How?

Knee injuries - They're a hazard of any sport that involves significant lateral stresses and football has plenty of those. Whether you're changing direction at speed, taking hits or delivering them, then there's a good chance you're going to tweak something (and let's hope that it's just been a tweak!).

Food Tech
5 Edible Flowers with Surprising Health Benefits

5 Edible Flowers with Surprising Health Benefits

Flowers are typically used for ornamental purposes. We cherish their beautiful blossoms or hypnotic scents. But many flowers are also edible and offer surprising health benefits.

How Can You Reduce Your Exposure to Toxins?

How Can You Reduce Your Exposure to Toxins?

There are so many ways we can experience exposure to harmful poisons, and in many cases, we may not realize it's happening. From household cleaners and similar products to children's toys, there are often toxins and poisonous products and ingredients lurking in even the most unsuspecting of places.

Top 4 reasons why more and more athletes are turning vegan

Top 4 Reasons Why More and More Athletes are Turning Vegan

All pro level athletes know about the dedication needed to not just accomplish their goals, but to achieve even bigger targets in their lives. It's also a commonly known fact that fitness and exercise alone cannot get them there. Putting the right food into their bodies is equally important.

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