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JUICY FACT: OJ with pulp contains 30% more anti-inflammatory flavonoids & cancer-fighters than strained (no-pulp) type.
YAHOO: ‘Good’ Fat Implants Could Reduce Weight Gain
"Energy-burning 'good' brown fat can be created in the laboratory and implanted in the body to help reduce weight gain and lower glucose levels, scientists have discovered. 'This is figuratively and literally a hot area of research right now,' said senior author Andreas Stahl of UC Berkeley. In the study, the research team worked with stem cells that they obtained from the energy storing or 'bad' white fat." Read the full story.
SCIENCE DAILY: Shift Focus From Calorie Counting To Nutritional Value For Heart Health, Say Experts
"It's time to stop counting the calories, and instead start promoting the nutritional value of foods if we are to rapidly cut illness and death from cardiovascular disease and curb the rising tide of obesity, say experts." Read the full story.
SCIENCE DAILY: The Fear Of Trying New Foods My Have Negative Dietary Implications
"Neophobic children have a lower quality index in terms of the Mediterranean diet. Food neophobia is the fear of or refusal to try new foods. This is a typical feature in infant development. Nevertheless, it may end up becoming a habit even in adulthood. A study conducted among children between 8 and 16 has concluded that the neophobic participants have a lower quality index in terms of the Mediterranean diet and, what is more, they have greater anxiety and lower self-esteem." Read the full story.
SCIENCE DAILY: Sobering Statistics On Physical Inactivity In The U.S.
"Approximately 36 percent of adults in the U.S. do not engage in any leisure-time physical activity. Lack of physical activity accounts for 22 percent of coronary heart disease, 22 percent of colon cancer, 18 percent of osteoporotic fractures, 12 percent of diabetes and hypertension, and 5 percent of breast cancer." Read the full story.