Category Archives: Diet

Research Report News Podcast: Video Games Could Encourage Kids to Eat Fruits and Veggies

Serious video games may be the answer to getting kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. A study completed at Baylor College of Medicine recently examined how 400 4th and 5th-grade students altered their behavior after playing 10 episodes … Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Artificial Sweeteners While Pregnant May Lead to Higher Birth Weight

Researchers from the University of Manitoba in Canada recently found that pregnant women who consume artificially sweetened drinks daily are more likely to give birth to babies with high birth weights, and these babies are more likely to … Read More

Research Report News Podcast: “Food Addict” Label Could Cause Women to Cut Calories

A recent study from the University of Liverpool has found that when women were told that they had the tendencies indicative of food addiction, they were more likely to consume fewer calories in a follow-up taste test. This was compared to women… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: No Connection Between Childhood Obesity & Age of Solid Food Introduction

Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have debunked the previous theory that introducing solid food to babies at an early age could increase their obesity risk. A new study found that whether babies are introduced… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Paleo-Style Diet Could Improve Heart Health of Older Women

A Paleo diet could help older women to lower their risk of developing heart disease and diabetes while also losing weight. The study followed 35 obese, postmenopausal women who had normal blood sugar levels and were asked to follow a Paleo diet… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Full-Fat Milk Could Be a Healthy Dietary Choice

For years, people have been turning to low-fat milk, believing that it is better for their diets. However, a recent study has shown that full-fat milk might be a better option. Researchers found that people with higher levels of certain byproducts… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Poor Diet Diversity Linked to Diabetes & Obesity

According to a study from the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, people with a small variety in their diet were more likely to develop type 2 diabetes and obesity. Poor diet diversity is defined as relying on foods that lack a large assortment… Read More