This Simple Chart Explains the Devastating Influence Industry has on Scientific Integrity

This Simple Chart Explains the Devastating Influence Industry has on Scientific Integrity

The scientific method has advanced humanity by leaps and bounds over the last 500 years. At its base is a pure and objective quest to better understand the world we live in and how it influences us. Scientists pose a … Continue reading

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Scientific Evidence: Diet Drinks Lead to Obesity, Disease

Scientific Evidence: Diet Drinks Lead to Obesity, Disease

Are you a diet cola junkie? Sorry, we come bearing bad news. Earlier this week, a paper published in Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism pointed out something that the beverage industry would like you to ignore: accumulating evidence suggests that … Continue reading

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Experiment Confirms: Less Sleep = More Weight

Experiment Confirms: Less Sleep = More Weight

A doctoral candidate at the University of Pennsylvania, Andrea Spaeth, conducted a very interesting experiment involving 225 people, a sleep lab, and food. Her findings may provide an explanation to something we intuitively know – late night snacking leads to … Continue reading

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3 Feeding Interactions and How They Influence Child Obesity

3 Feeding Interactions and How They Influence Child Obesity

This is a guest post by Jill Castle, RD and was originally posted here. Welcome to Part 2 of Looking at Childhood Obesity Through a Different Lens. Here, I bring to life the research on feeding styles and practices through stories … Continue reading

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Harvard Study Links Potato Chips & Soda to Weight Gain

Harvard Study Links Potato Chips & Soda to Weight Gain

A study just published in the New England Journal of Medicine has found a correlation between several bad habits and weight gain: Within each 4-year period, participants gained an average of 3.35 lb (5th to 95th percentile, −4.1 to 12.4). … Continue reading

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The Recession has Created 5.5 Million more Obese Americans

The Recession has Created 5.5 Million more Obese Americans

Image via Wikipedia Sad and shocking, the recession is taking its toll on our waistlines. The past year saw an increase of 1.7% in the number of obese Americans. This according to data from Gallup-Healthways as provided to Newsweek: The … Continue reading

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