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A study done by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine discovered the more often a person logs into social media and the more time spent thro...
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Male teenagers battling excessive weight are more susceptible to developing heart failure later in life, according to a new study conducted by Sahlgre...
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A chemical typically found in food producing processes - Benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP) - can boost fat stores during pre-birth, according to a new stud...
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Eating too much food reduces the hormone levels that signal feelings of fullness in the brain, thereby leading to more eating, according to a new stud...
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Parents that make comments regarding their daughter’s weight could be setting her up for body image issues down the road, according to a new study pub...
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There is no connection between consuming an evening meal after 8pm and weight gain in children, according to a new study published in the British Jour...
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People who undergo bariatric surgery tend to be more physically active and able to walk further in the first 12 months following the operation, accord...
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According to a recent article published in the Washington Post, eating disorders among Orthodox Jewish females and others in the Jewish community are...
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The school a girl attends could affect her risk factor of being diagnosed with an eating disorder. More eating disorders happen in schools that have a...
By Helgi Halldórsson from Reykjavík, Iceland (mother & daughter) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)],
A new study involving more than 440 parents and their preschool aged children offers insight into why some parents who binge eat, may try to restrict...