By Barbara Bronson GrayHealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new study reminds men with erectile dysfunction that there’s help out there that doesn’t require a prescription: diet, exercise and other lifestyle changes.
Losing weight, eating better, getting more active, drinking less alcohol and getting better sleep can all help reverse problems that contribute [...]
FRIDAY, April 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Many people ignore restaurant foods labeled “low-calorie” because they think they’ll be unsatisfying, a new study shows.
“People have come to expect low-calorie food to taste bad or not fill them up,” wrote Jeffrey Parker, of Georgia State University, and Donald Lehmann, of Columbia University.
The findings suggest a [...]
FRIDAY, April 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) — After weight-loss surgery, many patients report changes in appetite, taste and smell, a new study says.
One positive aspect of these changes is that they may lead patients to lose even more weight, the researchers suggested.
The study included 103 British patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery, in which [...]
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Banning chocolate milk from schools may sound like a good move for kids’ health, but efforts to do so haven’t turned out that way, a small study found.
Bans on chocolate milk in 11 Oregon elementary schools were linked to a big drop in the amount of healthy, fat-free [...]
WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Creamy butter or ice cream versus a crunchy granola bar: A new study suggests that the texture of foods influences people’s dieting choices.
“We studied the link between how a food feels in your mouth and the amount we eat, the types of food we choose, and how [...]
By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter
THURSDAY, April 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) — For people with high blood sugar at risk of type 2 diabetes, losing weight and exercising may lessen their chances of dying from heart disease or other conditions, a new long-term study suggests.
People enrolled in the study on diabetes prevention in China followed a diet [...]
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, April 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A 25-year study finds that monkeys who consume a very-low-calorie diet live much healthier, longer lives than monkeys who ate what they liked.
The findings may be welcome news for those who believe that caloric restriction might also help humans live longer. But the researchers themselves [...]