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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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Study: Green Tea Cuts Obesity, Health Risks in Mice

By: Misti Crane Green tea cut obesity and a number of inflammatory biomarkers linked with poor health in a new study. Mice fed a diet of 2 percent …

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Sleeping in on the Weekend Won’t Repay your Sleep Debt

Do you think sleeping in on the weekend can repair the damage from a week of sleepless nights? Not so, according to new University of Colorado …

Study: People with Obesity and Diabetes More Prone to Infection

People who suffer from obesity and Type 2 diabetes are more likely to become victims of infectious diseases, according to researchers in Brazil. The …

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