Tag archive for ‘Obesity’
Jewish Business News On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Chocolate for your heart

Eating up to 100 grams of chocolate every day is linked to lowered heart disease and stroke risk, according to research published online in the journal Heart. There doesn’t seem to be any evidence More...

Prof. Kenneth Rogoff On Friday, June 12th, 2015

Professor of Economics at Harvard University Kenneth Rogoff: The Right Food Fight

DRESDEN – To what extent should governments regulate or tax addictive behavior? This question has long framed public debate about alcohol, tobacco, gambling, and other goods and services in many countries More...

OBESE, OVER WIGHT,ILLUSTRATION
Jewish Business News On Sunday, May 10th, 2015

Your neighborhood can have an effect your weight

  The Research used data taken from over 3, 000 Dallas County residents aged 18-65 years; 1, 835 participants completed a detailed survey. The study found that people who moved to more socioeconomically More...

Levi Shapiro On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

The End of Wearables

  2015 has been the year of wearables HYPE. Want proof? The number of Google search links for “wearables” (25 million) exceeds the number of units sold last year (19 million, according to Juniper More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

There Are Only Two Weight Loss Systems That Actually Work, Says Science

  A new study from Johns Hopkins University shows that only two programs, Jenny Craig and Weight Watchers, are supported by substantial data that proves them to be more effective than on-your-own dieting More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, March 29th, 2015

Study: Attraction to Comfort Foods Linked to Positive Social Connections

A big bowl of mashed potatoes. What about spaghetti and meatballs? Sushi? Regardless of what you identify as comfort food, it’s likely the attraction to that dish is based on having a good relationship More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Diet soda linked to increases in belly fat in older adults

  A new study shows that drinking diet soda is directly linked to abdominal obesity in adults 65 years of age and older. The findings published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, raise More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, March 6th, 2015

Study: Oxytocin Nasal Spray Causes Men to Eat Fewer Calories

A synthetic nasal formulation of the hormone oxytocin reduced caloric intake in healthy men, particularly consumption of fatty foods, after a single treatment, a new study finds. Oxytocin nasal spray More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Israeli Syneron Candela’s Ultrashape Promises a Flatter Tummy without Torture

Israel’s Syneron Medical Ltd, a global medical aesthetic device company, this month launched a national advertising campaign it says promises to help achieve a “flatter tummy without the torture.” More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, February 13th, 2015

Larry Robbins Gives McDonald’s a Break with a Brand New Stake

McDonald’s has been a loser lately, given the healthy eating trend, but hedge fund manager Larry Robbins might be lovin’ the stock at these levels. For years, the iconic fast food joint has More...

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