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  November 15, 2018  
  Nutrition  
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 Research finds strongest evidence yet that obesity causes depressionResearch finds strongest evidence yet that obesity causes depression
 
New research released today from the University of South Australia and University of Exeter in the UK has found the strongest evidence yet that obesity causes depression, even in the absence of other health problems.
 
   Trial shows fish-enriched diet may reduce childhood asthma symptomsTrial shows fish-enriched diet may reduce childhood asthma symptoms
 
A study led by La Trobe University has shown that eating fish such as sardines, salmon and trout twice a week can reduce asthma symptoms in children.
 
   Experts share updates on role of low calorie sweeteners in diet and in overall healthExperts share updates on role of low calorie sweeteners in diet and in overall health
 
The latest research on low calorie sweeteners' use, benefits and role in the diet were discussed today at the 3rd International Sweeteners Association Conference in London, themed "The science behind low calorie sweeteners: where evidence meets policy".
 
 Persuading more health workers to have flu jab needs new approach
 
Persuading more health workers to have flu jab needs new approachPersuading more health workers across the continent to have the flu jab to protect themselves and their patients cannot be done through facts and statistics alone, new research by a leading behavioral scientist from Kingston University in London has revealed.
 
 
 People are getting larger and will need more food than they once did
 
People are getting larger and will need more food than they once did"It will be harder to feed 9 billion people in 2050 than it would be today," says Gibran Vita, a PhD candidate at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology 's Industrial Ecology Program.
 
 
 Insufficient sleep duration linked with unhealthy lifestyle profile among children
 
Insufficient sleep duration linked with unhealthy lifestyle profile among childrenA new study conducted among more than 177,000 students suggests that insufficient sleep duration is associated with an unhealthy lifestyle profile among children and adolescents.
 
 
 One size does not fit all in obesity treatment, study finds
 
One size does not fit all in obesity treatment, study findsAnalyzing data from more than 2,400 obese patients who underwent bariatric weight-loss surgery, researchers identified at least four different patient subgroups that diverge significantly in eating behaviors and rate of diabetes, as well as weight loss in three years after surgery.
 
 
 New study of tribe shows influence of Western diet and lifestyle on blood pressure
 
New study of tribe shows influence of Western diet and lifestyle on blood pressureA South American tribe living in near-total isolation with no Western dietary influences showed no increase in average blood pressure from age one to age 60, according to a study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
 
 
 Best and Worst Foods to Eat on the Ketogenic Diet
 
Best and Worst Foods to Eat on the Ketogenic DietAs a society, Westernized people are increasingly conscious of the types of food we consume and the effect they have on weight and health. More and more people are following diet plans to manage their weight.
 
 
 Are Artificial Food Flavors and Colorings Harmful?
 
Are Artificial Food Flavors and Colorings Harmful?Food flavors and colorings are commonly used to enhance the natural properties of chemical substances found in foods. Food colorings may be used to make foods look more appealing, while food flavorings are added to enhance existing flavor or add new flavor to otherwise bland products.