Researchers design resource manual to assess physical fitness, detect obesity among pre-school children

Related video A multi-institution project involving ten universities and led by the University of Granada (UGR) has designed a resource manual to measure the physical fitness of pre-school children and the prevalence of obesity—which affects up to 35% of children in this age range—in a bid to correct risk factors. The PREFIT project (Evaluation of […]

Meals that include fresh avocado can suppress hunger and increase satisfaction, study suggests

Related video A new study released by the Center for Nutrition Research at Illinois Institute of Technology suggests that meals that include fresh avocado as a substitute for refined carbohydrates can significantly suppress hunger and increase meal satisfaction in overweight and obese adults. As rates of obesity in the United States continue to rise, the […]

Avocados, as a substitution for carbohydrates, can suppress hunger without adding calories

Related video A new study released by the Center for Nutrition Research at Illinois Institute of Technology suggests that meals that include fresh avocado as a substitute for refined carbohydrates can significantly suppress hunger and increase meal satisfaction in overweight and obese adults. As rates of obesity in the United States continue to rise, the […]

Study reveals important role for psychological distress and emotional eating in obesity

Related video New research, published in the research journal Obesity, has found that people on lower incomes may be more likely to have obesity due to psychological distress that gives rise to emotional eating to cope. Research by the University of Liverpool and Edith Cowan University (ECU) explored whether the relationship between lower socioeconomic status […]

Are there carbs in popcorn?

Related video Nutrition Myths Can I eat it on my diet? Summary Popcorn contains carbohydrates. If a person is following a low-carbohydrate diet, they will need to consider how many carbs they have already eaten or intend to eat that day before consuming popcorn. Popcorn is relatively high in carbohydrates, but this does not mean […]

Pain at big toe joint: Everything you need to know

Related video Causes Osteoarthritis Gout Toe injuries Bunion Sesamoiditis Diagnosis Treatment and relief Prevention When to see a doctor Summary People may experience pain at the big toe joint as a result of many common problems, including arthritis, injuries, and bunions. The pain can make everyday activities, including walking, more challenging. The metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint […]