THURSDAY, May 23, 2019 -- Many people -- including those who are overweight themselves -- view people with obesity as less human or less evolved, new research reveals.
In four online studies questioning more than 1,500 participants from the United States, the United Kingdom and India, researchers also found that dehumanization of those with obesity predicted support for policies that discriminate against this group.
THURSDAY, May 23, 2019 -- If you love quick breads but crave a healthier treat, this lighter take on Grandma's traditional recipe serves up a lemony lift. And because it calls for whole grains, dried fruit and nuts, it's packed with goodness.
Quick breads are great because they're fast to put together, no kneading necessary. The lemon in this recipe not only flavors the bread, but also tenderizes the whole-grain flours. Using a mix of whole-grain flours -- whole wheat and oat -- gives a broader range of nutrients.
THURSDAY, May 23, 2019 -- What and when you eat certain foods can boost how you feel at different times during the day. When it comes to meal planning, timing is everything.
Important for anyone trying to lose weight, research shows that having a high-protein breakfast -- that means 35 grams' worth -- can keep your appetite in check for the entire day. It may even help you avoid evening snacking. Options with that amount of protein include a very generous cup-and-a-half of Greek yogurt; an omelet prepared with one egg and three egg whites and filled with ricotta or cottage cheese; or a less conventional breakfast of four ounces of chicken breast or six ounces of canned salmon.
WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 -- Imagine a procedure that filters "bad" LDL cholesterol from your bloodstream in a matter of hours.
The procedure, called LDL apheresis, works somewhat like kidney dialysis. Small amounts of blood are gradually removed from the body through an IV, then passed through a machine that removes LDL cholesterol.
WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 -- Children of parents who use opioids have more than double the risk of attempted suicide, a new study finds.
Researchers noted that along with a dramatic rise in suicides among young people in the United States in the past 15 years, opioid use among adults has spiked. This study suggests a possible link between the two.