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Exergaming can improve health in overweight and obese children, study shows

8 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

A new study from LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center showed for the first time that video games, in combination with fitness coaching and a step tracker, helped overweight children lose weight, lower their blood pressure and cholesterol and increase their physical activity.
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Greening vacant lots reduces feelings of depression in city dwellers

8 monthes ago   |   By ScienceDaily

Greening vacant urban land significantly reduces feelings of depression and improves overall mental health for the surrounding residents, researchers show in a new randomized, controlled study. The findings have implications for cities across the United States, where 15 percent of land is deemed ''vacant'' and often blighted or filled with trash and overgrown vegetation.
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Adding walnuts to your diet can help you lose weight and improve your heart health

Adding walnuts to your diet can help you lose weight and improve your heart health

8 monthes ago   |   By Natural News

Walnuts aren't just good for salads. Researchers from the University of California San Diego in La Jolla have found that they can also be used to supplement a reduced-energy diet and that they provide results similar to conditions under a weight loss intervention. The findings of this study, published in Nutrition Journal, looked at whether adding walnuts to a diet can...
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Pediatricians should prescribe dance games to fight obesity, study says

Pediatricians should prescribe dance games to fight obesity, study says

8 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

While it may sound obvious, a new Louisiana study shows the benefits of such games are so significant that doctors should recommend them to parents as a matter of course.
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New study shows certain video games can improve health in children with obesity

8 monthes ago   |   By ScienceDaily

A new study showed for the first time that video games, in combination with fitness coaching and a step tracker, helped overweight children lose weight, lower their blood pressure and cholesterol and increase their physical activity.
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Attention, Guac Fans: California-Grown Avocados Are Being Recalled in 6 States

Attention, Guac Fans: California-Grown Avocados Are Being Recalled in 6 States

Brunch wouldn't be the same without avocado toast or an avocado-topped egg scramble. But, like many foods in your grocery store aisles, avocados can get exposed to bacteria. On... Read more ...

A compound found in grapes and wine can regulate blood glucose in people...

A compound found in grapes and wine can regulate blood glucose in people with Type 2 diabetes

A natural substance commonly found in grapes and wine appears to help regulate blood sugar in people with Type 2 diabetes. This compound - known as resveratrol - can help lower... Read more ...

Russia hoax COLLAPSES: Not a single American charged with collusion with...

Russia hoax COLLAPSES: Not a single American charged with collusion with Russia; left-wing media has been LYING all along

Well, that was a bust, but an expensive one - in real dollars and in terms of our country's political health. Special counsel Robert Mueller's final report regarding his “witch... Read more ...

Eating more fruits and vegetables can protect against systemic inflammation...

Eating more fruits and vegetables can protect against systemic inflammation, according to study

Fruits and vegetables are essential to a healthy diet. A new study suggests people to eat more fruits and vegetables rich in carotenoids as they can help protect against... Read more ...

Gender-bending chemicals in DUST 'could be making children fat'

Gender-bending chemicals in DUST 'could be making children fat'

A study by Duke University of more than 190 dust samples from US homes revealed the grime can contain up to 70 chemicals that are known to cause fat cell development or... Read more ...

Obesity Might Cause Early Puberty In Boys

Obesity Might Cause Early Puberty In Boys

A new study has shown that boys with obesity enter puberty at an earlier age than average. Read more ...

Chemicals in Household Dust May Up Obesity Risk

Chemicals in Household Dust May Up Obesity Risk

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals in household dust may promote fat cell development and put you at a higher risk of obesity, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Younger Women may Respond Poorly to Keto Diet: Study

Younger Women may Respond Poorly to Keto Diet: Study

Women on the ketogenic diet are less likely than males to encounter notable weight loss and are more likely to display impaired blood sugar control, finds a new study. Read more ...

Hormone Released from Fat Tissue may Play a Role in Obesity-related Asthma

Hormone Released from Fat Tissue may Play a Role in Obesity-related Asthma

New research shows that a hormone released from fat tissue is critical in the development of obesity-related asthma and may be a target of future treatments for the disease. Read more ...

Follow a fiber-rich diet to lower your risk of non-communicable diseases...

Follow a fiber-rich diet to lower your risk of non-communicable diseases, says study

Nearly 40 years of research has provided undeniable evidence that eating dietary fiber every day is good for you. A newly published series of systematic reviews and... Read more ...