Quitting smoking could cause you to gain weight
People who withdrew from smoking for 24 hours were most likely to reach for high-fat foods such as oreos and high salt foods such as walkers crisps, scientists found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High-fat diet causes gut changes that increase heart disease risk, study finds
That a high-fat diet increases a person's risk for heart disease has long been known, but researchers now think they understand the process behind this link. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using mice to open the way to prevent blocked arteries
(Tokyo Medical and Dental University) Researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) have identified important parts of the pathway by which a high-fat diet affects the body's immune response, leading eventually to atherosclerosis. Working with mouse models, they clarified how histone H3 citrullination activates neutrophils with serum CXCL1 elevation. Identifying these steps could lead to new diagnostic tools and treatments for cardiovascular disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Keto diet may help brain tumor patients recover, study finds
A high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet boosts recovery in people undergoing treatment for brain tumors, according to a study published Wednesday by the journal Neurology. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Western high-fat diet can cause chronic pain, according to UT Health San Antonio-led team
(University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio) A typical Western high-fat diet can increase the risk of painful disorders common in people with conditions such as diabetes or obesity, according to a groundbreaking paper authored by a team led by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, also referred to as UT Health San Antonio. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 23, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Study shows new links between high fat diets and colon cancer
(Arizona State University) A new ASU study led by Miyeko Mana and her team has shown in greater detail than ever before of how high fat diets can trigger a molecular cascade of events that leads to intestinal and colon cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 9, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Could Keto Diets Offer Brain Health Benefits?
Researchers are exploring how a high-fat, low-carb regimen impacts brain health ... It may be time to promote fat from sworn enemy to aging ally. ... Fat can be a potent fuel for the brain, researc... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - June 8, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Health: Hitting the gym late boosts your metabolism and helps control overnight blood sugar levels
The metabolic health of 24 inactive men who were at risk of type 2 diabetes and given a high-fat diet was studied by experts led from the Australian Catholic University. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Best Time of Day to Exercise for Metabolic Health
Late-day exercise had unique benefits for cholesterol levels and blood sugar control, a study of overweight men eating a high-fat diet found. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gretchen Reynolds Tags: Exercise Diet and Nutrition Weight Cholesterol Diabetes Heart Diabetologia (Journal) Source Type: news

How Food Affects Mental Health
The sugar-laden, high-fat foods we often crave when we are stressed or depressed, as comforting as they are, may be the least likely to benefit our mental health. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anahad O ’Connor Tags: Diet and Nutrition Anxiety and Stress Mental Health and Disorders Depression (Mental) Brain Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Happiness Content Type: Service Source Type: news

How Food May Improve Your Mood
The sugar-laden, high-fat foods we often crave when we are stressed or depressed, as comforting as they are, may be the least likely to benefit our mental health. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anahad O ’Connor Tags: Anxiety and Stress Diet and Nutrition Mental Health and Disorders Depression (Mental) Happiness Content Type: Service Food Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Brain Psychology and Psychologists Source Type: news

UMD researchers study metabolism and liver function in embryonic chickens and hatchlings
(University of Maryland) University of Maryland is improving poultry production and welfare. During their first week, chickens undergo a metabolic switch from the fat-rich diet embryos grow in to a high carbohydrate diet. This is a natural transition in chicks, whereas a high fat diet in humans leads to metabolic consequences such as fatty liver disease and diabetes. Researchers hope to gain insights into how the liver works to help prevent metabolic disease in animals and humans. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 6, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

In women, higher body fat may protect against heart disease death, study shows
FINDINGSA new UCLA study shows that while men and women who have high muscle mass are less likely to die from heart disease, it also appears that women who have higher levels of body fat — regardless of their muscle mass — have a greater degree of protection than women with less fat.The researchers analyzed national health survey data collected over a 15-year period and found that heart disease –related death in women with high muscle mass and high body fat was 42% lower than in a comparison group of women with low muscle mass and low body fat. However, women who had high muscle mass and low body fat did ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 16, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Stress reduction as a path to eating less fast food
(Ohio State University) Overweight low-income mothers of young kids ate fewer fast-food meals and high-fat snacks after participating in a study - not because researchers told them what not to eat, but because the lifestyle intervention being evaluated helped lower the moms' stress, research suggests. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Oncotarget: High-fat ovariectomized mice susceptible to accelerated tumor growth
(Impact Journals LLC) There is convincing evidence that excess body weight is associated with increased risk for late onset (> 50 years of age) colorectal cancer (CRC) (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 8, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

High fat diets may over-activate destructive heart disease protein
(University of Reading) Consumption of a high fat diet may be activating a response in the heart that is causing destructive growth and lead to greater risk of heart attacks, according to new research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 2, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Mexico to Ban Glyphosate, GM Corn Presidential Decree Comes Despite Intense Pressure from Industry, U.S. Authorities
Tractor caravan to Mexico City farmer protest demands "Mexico Free of Transgenics". Credit: Enrique Perez S./ANECBy Timothy A. WiseCAMBRIDGE MA, Feb 24 2021 (IPS) Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador quietly rocked the agribusiness world with his New Year’s Eve decree to phase out use of the herbicide glyphosate and the cultivation of genetically modified corn. His administration sent an even stronger aftershock two weeks later, clarifying that the government would also phase out GM corn imports in three years and the ban would include not just corn for human consumption but yellow co...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Timothy A. Wise Tags: Biodiversity Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Latin America & the Caribbean TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Hormone helps prevent muscle loss in mice on high fat diets, USC study finds
(University of Southern California) A new study suggests that a hormone known to prevent weight gain and normalize metabolism can also help maintain healthy muscles in mice. The findings present new possibilities for treating muscle-wasting conditions associated with age, obesity or cancer, according to scientists from the University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Unlocking the mystery behind skeletal aging
This study is the first in vivo research to demonstrate that the loss of an epigenetic factor promotes adult stem cell deterioration and exhaustion in skeletal aging.The findings, the researchers say, hold promise for the eventual development of strategies to reverse bone-fat imbalance, as well as for new prevention and treatment methods that address skeletal aging and osteoporosis by rejuvenating adult stem cells.“The work of Dr. Wang, his lab members and collaborators provides new molecular insight into the changes associated with skeletal aging,” said Dr. Paul Krebsbach, dean of the UCLA School of Dentistry....
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 10, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Triclosan worsens fatty liver disease in mice
The antibacterial compound, found in consumer products and some drinking water, worsened liver health in diabetic mice fed a high-fat diet. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - January 6, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Obesity increases cancer cell growth
According to a mouse study published inCell, high-fat diets provide more fat molecules to allow cancer cells to outcompete immune cells for energy to grow, accelerating tumour growth.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 17, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Obesity impairs immune cell function, accelerates tumor growth
(Harvard Medical School) New study in mice finds that a high-fat diet allows cancer cells to outcompete immune cells for fuel, impairing immune function and accelerating tumor growth. Cancer cells do so by rewiring their metabolisms to increase fat consumption. Blocking this rewiring enhances anti-tumor immunity. Findings suggest new strategies to target cancer metabolism, improve immunotherapies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 9, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Drug attenuates weight gain in animals fed a high-fat diet
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Medication originally developed to kill bacteria displayed the capacity to increase cell energy expenditure in tests with mice. Researchers are testing compounds with a similar structure that could give rise to novel approaches to the treatment of obesity (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Antimicrobial soap additive worsens fatty liver disease in mice
(University of California - San Diego) Triclosan, an antimicrobial found in many soaps and other household items, worsens fatty liver disease in mice fed a high-fat diet. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Eye health and poor nutrition: A high-fat diet may be linked to vision problems later in life, warn scientists
(Natural News) It turns out, a diet high in fat can not only raise a person’s risk of obesity but also their risk of going blind later in life. In a recent study, researchers from the University of Southampton in the U.K. found that a high-fat diet affects the ability of retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells to adjust to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yale finds neuron behind fatal anorexia, and solution in high-fat diet
Inhibition of a neuron that helps the body access alternative forms of fuel may be one cause behind death from anorexia nervosa, Yale research finds. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - October 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

High-fat diets may reduce fertility in men
According to a mouse study published in theAmerican Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism, a high-fat diet during childhood may reduce sperm quality in adulthood and impair fertility.Medical Xpress  (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 26, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

High fat or 'ketogenic' diets could prevent, reverse heart failure
(Saint Louis University) Research from Saint Louis University finds that high fat or " ketogenic " diets could completely prevent, or even reverse heart failure caused by a metabolic process. The research team, led by Kyle S. McCommis, Ph.D., assistant professor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at SLU, looked at a metabolic process that seems to be turned down in failing human hearts. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Curbing Some TV Ads Might Reduce Childhood Obesity
Limiting TV ads for sugary, salty and high-fat foods and drinks might help reduce childhood obesity, British researchers suggest. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Losing Some TV Ads Might Reduce Childhood Obesity
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 14, 2020 -- Limiting TV ads for sugary, salty and high-fat foods and drinks might help reduce childhood obesity, British researchers suggest. They looked at advertising of these products between 5:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. If all such ads... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 14, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Guts and brains: How microbes in a mother ’s intestines affect fetal neurodevelopment
During pregnancy in mice, the billions of bacteria and other microbes that live in a mother ’s intestines regulate key metabolites, small molecules that are important for healthy fetal brain development,UCLA biologists report Sept. 23 in the journal Nature.While the maternal gut microbiota has been associated with abnormalities in the brain function and behavior of offspring — often in response to factors like infection, a high-fat diet or stress during pregnancy — scientists had not known until now whether it influenced brain development during critical prenatal periods and in the absence of such environ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

A ferry protein in the pancreas protects it from the stress induced by a high-fat diet
(Tokyo Institute of Technology) Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have now uncovered a key mechanism by which pancreatic function is maintained in response to a high-fat diet. A protein present in pancreatic insulin-producing cells protects them from damage under the stress induced by a high-fat diet. As the world increases its intake of high-fat foods and as type 2 diabetes incidence rises as a result, this protein could be a novel therapeutic target for type 2 diabetes mellitus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 16, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Study: Pesco-Mediterranean Diet May Be Ideal For Heart Health
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Taste buds may play role in fostering obesity in offspring
(Cornell University) Cornell food scientists show in animal studies that a mother's high-fat diet may lead to more sweet-taste receptors and a greater attraction to unhealthy food in their offspring - resulting in poor feeding behavior, obesity in adulthood. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Featured Review: Taxation of the fat content of foods for reducing their consumption and preventing obesity or other adverse health outcomes
ConclusionsWe did not find enough reliable evidence to find out whether a tax on the fat content of foods resulted in people eating less fat, or less saturated fat.We did not find any evidence about how a tax on the fat content of foods affected obesity or overweight.The results of our review will change when further evidence becomes available.Discussing the findings of this review, lead author Stefan Lhachimi said, “A tax on saturated fats could be in principle a good approach to reduce the consumption of so-called junk foods, a group of food products which is fiendishly tricky to define in legal terms. By taxing a ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 7, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Study focuses on low-carb, high-fat diet effect on older populations
(University of Alabama at Birmingham) Amy Goss, Ph.D., RDN, says egg consumption can be incorporated into the diet in a healthful way without adversely impacting blood cholesterol in older adults. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Developing a quicker, safer method of cleaning peanut butter factories
(University of Massachusetts Amherst) From home bakers to commercial food producers, everyone knows that cleaning peanut butter off utensils and out of bowls is a tricky, sticky proposition. That's because of the high-fat content of peanuts and the chemical reality that water and oil don't mix. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diets rich in fats not only affect your physical appearance — they also affect your brain
(Natural News) A study published in the journal Cell Metabolism found that a high-fat diet can affect the brain by promoting inflammation in the hypothalamus — the part of the brain responsible for regulating appetite and metabolism. To date, only a few studies have linked an unhealthy diet to neurological irregularities. But in their study, researchers at Yale University School of Medicine established a link between the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman loses 100LBS by following a 'lazy keto' diet
Megan Faraday, 25, from Ontario, Canada, was feeling 'uncomfortable' with herself when she woke up one day and decided to try the high-fat, low-carb diet. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High-fat diet with antibiotic use linked to gut inflammation
(University of California - Davis Health) UC Davis researchers have found that combining a Western-style high-fat diet with antibiotic use significantly increases the risk of developing pre- inflammatory bowel disease. This combination shuts down the mitochondria in cells of the colon lining, leading to gut inflammation. Mesalazine can help restart the mitochondria and treat pre-IBD condition. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Phenolic-enriched raspberry extract can decrease weight gain – even when eating a high-fat diet
(Natural News) There are many health benefits associated with eating raspberries (Rubus idaeus). These brightly colored fruits from the rose family are rich in essential nutrients and compounds that boost brain, heart and eye health and help with various health problems, such as diabetes, cancer and digestive issues. Notable micronutrients that can be found in raspberries... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A mother's obesity may raise liver cancer risks for generations to come, mouse study suggests 
A new study from Wuhan, China, found that mice mothers fed a high-fat diet led to an over-expression of a gene that is usually abnormally expressed in various types of cancer, (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Even One High-Fat Meal May Dull Your Mind
MONDAY, May 18, 2020 -- Ordering a cheeseburger and fries might literally be a dumb move, new research suggests. A recent, small study from Ohio State University indicates eating a single meal high in saturated fats may hamper your ability to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Atrial fibrillation among overweight people is not due to fat
(Aarhus University) In a recently published study, researchers from Aarhus University document that the risk of atrial fibrillation is not linked to the amount of body fat, but instead to large muscle mass, or more precisely, a high fat-free weight (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gene therapy in mice builds muscle, reduces fat
(Washington University School of Medicine) Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found that gene therapy in mice helped build strength and significant muscle mass quickly, while reducing the severity of osteoarthritis. The gene therapy also prevented obesity, even when the mice were fed a high-fat diet. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High-fat diet consequences include mental fatigue, researchers say
(Experimental Biology) Obesity has been shown to place physical stress on the body, but new research suggests that excess weight may also cause mental fatigue. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Exercise Training Reduces Reward for High-Fat Food Exercise Training Reduces Reward for High-Fat Food
Might an exercise intervention help modify eating behaviors in obese or overweight individuals?Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Link between high-fat diet and liver disease reported
Mice fed a diet rich in saturated fat showed dramatic changes in liver gene expression, which may explain how diet affects that organ. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - April 2, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

A plant-based diet helps to prevent and manage asthma, according to new review
(Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine) A plant-based diet can help prevent and manage asthma, while dairy products and high-fat foods raise the risk, according to a new review published in Nutrition in Clinical Care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High-fat diets are LITERALLY depressing ... here's why
(Natural News) The World Health Organization (WHO) defines overweight or obesity as the abnormal or excessive accumulation of fat that presents a health risk. Obesity is caused by either one of two things: genetics or an increased consumption of high-calorie foods coupled with a sedentary lifestyle. People with obesity suffer from abnormalities characteristic of metabolic syndrome... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news