Eating A High Fat Diet Can Lead To Short Term Memory Loss

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High fat diet can lead to memory loss

Eating hotdogs and French fries might be a great treat. However, these high fat diets can significantly reduce our exercising ability and lead to short term memory loss, reveals a new study. The research conducted using a mouse model, showed that in less than 10 days of eating a high-fat diet, rats had a decreased ability to exercise and experienced significant short-term memory loss. 

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Eating A Diet High In Fructose Impairs Memory

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Diets high in fructose — a type of sugar found in most processed foods and beverages — impaired the spatial memory of adult rats.

Researchers at Georgia State University have found that diets high in fructose — a type of sugar found in most processed foods and beverages — impaired the spatial memory of adult rats.

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The Average 50 Year Old Is Healthier And Fitter Than 25 Year Old

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The typical 50-year-old has only 1,990 calories each day, does at least four forms of exercise and treats themselves to just one piece of junk food each week

Researchers found the average 25-year-old consumes over 2,300 calories a day, exercises only three times a week and munches on 12 types of junk food a month.

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Ingredient In Grapefruit Could Be Used For Diet Pill

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Naringenin, a flavonoid found in citrus fruit including grapefruit, has a revolutionary effect on the liver making it burn fat instead of storing it after a meal

The chemical compound which gives grapefruit its bitter taste could be used to create a diet pill, a study has indicated.

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The Manipulation Of Smell Can Lead To Losing Weight

The Manipulation Of Smell Can Lead To Lose Weight

Smell your way to losing weight

Like almost every dieter in America, Wendy Bassett has used all sorts of weight-loss products. Nothing worked, she said, until she tried Sensa: granules she scatters on almost everything she eats, and which are supposed to make dieters less hungry by enhancing the smell and taste of food.

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ZEVIA: The World’s First All Natural Zero Calorie Stevia Soda

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Root Beer is our favorite Zevia flavor

For many years I have been occasionally drinking diet soda, but always with a slight hesitation because I was unsure how healthy the drink ACTUALLY was. Now there is no need for that. I can whole heartedly consume a drink and know it is all natural and zero calorie. How is this possible? Stevia.

Stevia is an herb that has been used for centuries in South and Central America to sweeten food and teas. According to Zevia’s site, “ZEVIATM contains none of the chemically processed artificial sugar substitutes found in diet sodas because it is sweetened with natural stevia. Diet sodas also contain artificial flavors and colors. ZEVIATM does not. With great effort, expense, and painstaking care, Zevia LLC found the healthiest, all natural ingredients available. Many “natural” sodas contain sugar which means calories. Diet sodas are usually sweetened with processed artificial sweeteners which means chemicals. ZEVIATM with stevia is the only truly all natural diet soda…”

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Deep Fried Worms on Croatian Eco-Menu

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It may look like a pile of shoe strings, but they taste like worms.

An eco-restaurant has opened in Croatia offering a range of dishes featuring earthworms as the main ingredient.

The restaurant in Zadar claims the earthworms, which are farmed on site, are high in protein and low in fat making them highly nutritious.

Dishes on offer include soup enriched with earthworms, deep fried worms and earthworm cheesecake.

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Can Burning Excess Fat Be As Easy As Exhaling?

Can Burning Excess Fat Be As Easy As Exhaling?

Mice that were engineered with a fat-burning pathway remained thin compared to normal mice. 

Can burning excess fat be as easy as exhaling? That’s the finding of a provocative new study by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), who transplanted a fat-burning pathway used by bacteria and plants into mice. The genetic alterations enabled the animals to convert fat into carbon dioxide and remain lean while eating the equivalent of a fast-food diet.

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Men With Big Muscles Are 40% Less Likely To Die From Cancer

Men With Big Muscles Are 40% Less Likely To Die From Cancer

Men who pump iron are 40% less likely to die from cancer than men who do not pump iron

Men with stronger muscles from regular weight training are up to 40 per cent less likely to die from cancer than men who do not pump iron, according to new research.  The findings, by an international team of researchers, suggest muscular strength is as important as staying slim and eating healthily when it comes to protecting the body against deadly tumors.

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Drinking Too Much Cola Can Lead To Health Problems

Drinking Too Much Cola Can Lead To Health Problems

Drinking too much cola can cause week bones and paralysis 

Drinking large quantities of cola could lead to muscle problems, an irregular heartbeat and bone weakness, according to experts.

The number of cola-lovers suffering health issues is on the rise as the food industry pushes towards an ‘increase in portion sizes’, they added.

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Vibrating Exerciser Helps People Lose ‘Hidden’ Fat

Vibrating Exerciser Helps People Lose ‘Hidden’ Fat

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Vibrating exercise platforms, which are increasingly found in commercial gyms in Europe and elsewhere, may help people lose the particularly harmful deep “hidden” fat that surrounds the abdominal organs and is linked to type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease.

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