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Sugar water may improve memory without increasing effort

1 month ago   |   By Healio

Konstantinos Mantantzis
A glass of sugar water boosted older adults' memory without increasing exertion, according to results recently published in Psychology and Aging.
“Over the years, studies have shown that actively engaging with difficult cognitive tasks is a prerequisite for the maintenance of cognitive health in older age. Therefore, the implications of uncovering the mechanisms that determine older adults' levels of engagement cannot be understated,” Konstantinos Mantantzis, a PhD student in the department of psychology at the University of Warwick in the United
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Two New Studies Pour Cold Water On Water's Role In Weight Management

Two New Studies Pour Cold Water On Water's Role In Weight Management

1 month ago   |   By Weighty Matters

Two new studies are bound to disappoint those who still want to believe water makes a difference in weight management.
The first of these studies, Increasing water intake influences hunger and food preference, but does not reliably suppress energy intake in adults , asked participants to drink 500, 1000, 1500, or 2000ml of water in the morning before an all you can eat lunch buffet to see if doing so reduced how much people ate. The researchers found that even drinking 2L of water before lunch didn't reduce how many calories were consumed at the buffet.
The second, Complementary and...
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