A new study out of the University College of London concludes that children with unhealthy eating habits are likely to have learned them rather than having inherited them.
For years we’ve been on a roller coaster ride over whether or not eggs are good for you, or if they contribute to obesity and heart disease. Anytime a new study was released that claimed one or the other, you could start the clock on the publication of new research that would contradict it. Well, there’s a new study out that favors eggs. Get your skillets warmed up, egg fans because things are looking up for you.
New research has emerged which appears to indicate that Body Mass Index, (BMI) may not be a reliable way to measure total body fat. BMI is still a fair indicator of body fat for general purposes. It can be effectively used to indicate whether a person is healthy based on weight and height and it works for the vast majority of people. However, it is possible that two people of the same height and weight could get drastically divergent BMI numbers.
Scientists have proven that we may pass the benefits of physical and mental exercises to our brain onto our children through improved learning ability. And that happens without any alterations in the DNA.
For the longest time, we’ve been made to believe that fighting obesity is all about willpower. However, medical research proves otherwise. The truth About Obesity featured on BBC April of this year, reveal 5 surprising factors that can affect your weight.
Medical students have noticed that nutrition and diet receive scant attention in their course of studies. Now, they want change—in the form of dietary knowledge they can use to treat common health problems.