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Your Day in Health: June 26

Snacking the wrong way is just as bad for your waistline as overeating at meals. Are you doing it wrong?

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Your Day in Health: June 26

Snacking the wrong way is just as bad for your waistline as overeating at meals. Are you doing it wrong?

Your Healthy Tip for the Day

TURN OFF YOUR FAT JEANS: People who wear jeans to the office take 491 more steps than their formally-clad co-workers, so embrace casual Friday!

SCIENCE DAILY: Eating In The Absence of Hunger: A Recipe For Expanding Waistline

"Snacking when you're not hungry can cause weight gain as much as overly large portion sizes and energy-rich foods, a researcher reports." Read the full story.

SCIENCE DAILY: Fructose Produces Less Rewarding Sensations In The Brain

"Fructose not only results in a lower level of satiety, it also stimulates the reward system in the brain to a lesser degree than glucose. This may cause excessive consumption accompanied by effects that are a risk to health, report researchers. Various diseases have been attributed to industrial fructose in sugary drinks and ready meals." Read the full story.

SCIENCE DAILY: Weight Loss, Combined With Vitamin D, Reduces Inflammation Linked To Cancer, Chronic Disease

"For the first time, researchers have found that weight loss, in combination with vitamin D supplementation, has a greater effect on reducing chronic inflammation than weight loss alone. Chronic inflammation is known to contribute to the development and progression of several diseases, including some cancers." Read the full story.

REUTERS: Order Of Food During A Meal May Influence Blood Sugar

"Overweight and obese people with type 2 diabetes may feel better after a meal if they start it off with vegetables or proteins and end with the carbs, suggests a new study of 11 people. Finishing the broccoli and chicken before tucking into bread and fruit juice was tied to a lower rise in blood sugar levels over the next two hours, compared to eating the same foods in the opposite order, researchers report in Diabetes Care." Read the full story.