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Compound in Cocoa Bean Shells May Reverse Obesity-Related Problems

Scientists may have discovered more reasons to love chocolate. A new study by researchers at the University of Illinois suggests that three of the …

Using New Techniques to Detect Early Signs of Type 2 Diabetes in Teens

Researchers know that exosomes, tiny nanoparticles released from fat cells, travel through the bloodstream and body, regulating a variety of …

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Study: Daily Self-Weighing Can Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

Researchers at the University of Georgia have shown that a simple intervention – daily self-weighing – can help people avoid holiday …

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Avocados Can Suppress Hunger without Adding Calories, Small Study Finds

A new study suggests that meals that include fresh avocado as a substitute for refined carbohydrates can significantly suppress hunger and increase …

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Popular Food Ingredient Could Raise Risk for Diabetes and Obesity

Consuming propionate, a food ingredient that’s widely used in baked goods, animal feeds, and artificial flavorings appear to increase levels of …

Time-Restricted Eating Shows Benefits for Blood Glucose in Small Study

By restricting the time period during which they could eat, researchers have seen promising results for controlling blood glucose levels in men at …

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Study: Phenols in Purple Corn Fight Diabetes, Obesity, Inflammation in Mouse Cells

Scientists at the University of Illinois have developed new hybrids of purple corn containing different combinations of phytochemicals that may fight …

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Study: Removal of “Zombie Cells” Alleviates Causes of Diabetes in Obese Mice

Researchers have shown that when senescent cells — also known as “zombie cells” — are removed from fat tissue in obese mice, …

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Breast Milk Analyses Show New Opportunities for Reducing Risk of Childhood Obesity

New research suggests the composition of breast milk in normal weight mothers differs from that of overweight mothers, and that variations in small …

Study: Healthy Fats Improve Nerve Function in Obese Mice

Swapping dietary saturated fats for monounsaturated fats reverses nerve damage and restores nerve function in male mice, finds new preclinical …

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