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The secret behind our love for french fries
June 15, 2018
Research has shown that the reward center of the brain values foods high in both fat and carbohydrates - such as french fries - more than foods containing only fat or only carbs.
Durante un año, comió solo papas todos los días: estos son los resultados
September 27, 2017
"Hacé que tu comida sea aburrida y tu vida será interesante", se lo escucha decir a Andrew Flinders Taylor en uno de los videos de Youtube en los que documentó su increíble transformación. El australiano se planteó un insólito desafío: comer durante todo un año solo papas. Es decir, comer papas todos los días. Papas, como su único alimento.
Schmieding Produce Launches New 100 Calorie - Skinny Potato
January 30, 2017
Schmieding Produce Launches New 100 Calorie - Skinny Potato: Potatoes are sorted in such a way, that each potato has roughly a calorie content of 100 Calories
What is Your Health Worth? Snapshot of American Health and Nutrition Perceptions
May 21, 2015
With the theme “What’s Your Health Worth?”, the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation’s 10th anniversary Food and Health Survey is offering a wealth of new insights into Americans’ health and nutrition, including perceptions of their own health.
Food Industry criticized for exercise-messaging
April 24, 2015
Physical activity has little role in tackling obesity - and instead public health messages should squarely focus on unhealthy eating, doctors say.
WHO calls on countries to reduce sugars intake among adults and children
March 05, 2015
A new WHO guideline recommends adults and children reduce their daily intake of free sugars to less than 10% of their total energy intake. A further reduction to below 5% or roughly 25 grams (6 teaspoons) per day would provide additional health benefits.
American Waistlines Are Still Expanding, Study Finds
October 07, 2014
American adult waistlines are still spreading, a new study finds. While body mass index, a key measure for obesity, has stabilized, American bellies have increased an inch over the last decade.
Saturated Fat Intake May Influence a Person’s Expression of Genetic Obesity Risk
June 11, 2014
Limiting saturated fat could help people whose genetic make-up increases their chance of being obese
Gallup: US obesity rate climbing in 2013 for almost all demographic groups
November 06, 2013
The adult obesity rate in the United States so far in 2013 is 27.2%, up from 26.2% in 2012, and is on pace to surpass all annual average obesity rates since Gallup-Healthways began tracking in 2008.
Study finds restaurant industry takes one step forward, one step back in menu nutrition
November 03, 2013
Although a number of chain restaurants have announced healthy menu changes over the years, the overall calorie and sodium levels in main entrees offered by top U.S. chain restaurants assessed from 2010 to 2011 have remained the same, shows a study.
Higher volume foods may offer potential strategy to avoid overeating
October 21, 2013
Two new studies presented by ConAgra Foods at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' 2013 Food &Nutrition Conference &Expo™ show that choosing foods with more volume, like egg whites and popcorn, can be an effective strategy to avoid excess ca...
End Potato Prejudice: 10 Reasons Why You Should Eat Potatoes
September 18, 2013
It's easy to forget the health benefits of the potato. The humble tuber has acquired a bad rap over the past decade, and it's high time for a tater comeback.