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On SAGE Insight: Impact of home-delivered meal programs on diet and nutrition among older adults: A review

From Nutrition and Health ** SAGE’s highest rated Altmetic scoring article of the year ** Food and nutrient intake adequate to one’s health and well-being is recognized as a human right. Using the Mini Nutritional Assessment, the estimated overall prevalence … Continue reading

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The less you sleep, the more you eat

Sleep and food intake: A multisystem review of mechanisms in children and adults From Journal of Health Psychology Factors influencing food intake have, and continue to be, a hotly contested subject. This paper suggests that disrupted sleep could be one … Continue reading

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Reviewing the advantages and limitations of intermittent fasting for weight loss and prevention of diabetes and cardiovascular disease

Intermittent fasting: a dietary intervention for prevention of diabetes and cardiovascular disease? From British Journal of Diabetes & Vascular Disease There has been a significant increase in obesity and type 2 diabetes in recent decades. Intermittent fasting, in which individuals … Continue reading

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Does Physical Education matter?

Do the duration and frequency of physical education predict academic achievement, self-concept, social skills, food consumption, and body mass index? From Health Education Journal This paper assesses more comprehensively than previous studies whether PE continues to have relevance in producing … Continue reading

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Mixed weight couples experience more relationship conflict

You’re going to eat that?: Relationship processes and conflict among mixed-weight couples Article and Relationship Matters Podcast From Journal of Social and Personal Relationships Relationship Matters Podcast Number 16 “You’re going to eat that?”. Dr Tricia Burke at the University … Continue reading

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“Most people are simply not designed to eat pasta”: Evolutionary explanations for obesity in the low-carbohydrate diet movement

From Public Understanding of Science The popularity of low-carbohydrate diets in the 1990s and 2000s was prompted, at least in part, by concern about rising rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes, and the perceived failure of low-fat/low-calorie dietary advice … Continue reading

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