The first study to show that the adverse effects of fried foods may vary depending on the genetic makeup of the individual was released today. People with a genetic predisposition to obesity are at a higher risk of obesity and related chronic diseases from eating fried foods than those with a lower genetic risk, according to the study by researchers from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), Brigham and Women’s Hos
Lowering sodium intake could slow cellular aging and prevent heart disease Salt can increase the rate of aging and the risk of heart disease in overweight teenagers, according to a study presented this week at an American Heart Association conference in San Francisco. Overweight teenagers who reported higher sodium intakes had telomeres—protective ends of chromosomes that shorten with age—that were significantly shor
Women travel from throughout Greater Los Angeles to attend event honoring Harriet Tubman and promoting good health. Last Saturday, FAME and Let’s Move Nation kicked off its partnership with GirlTrek as we hosted FreedomWalk – an event honoring historic civil rights leader Harriet Tubman and celebrating a commitment to good health. Women travelled from all over Los Angeles to join us for this festive, fun event. The w
BOSTON, March 6 (UPI) — U.S. government standards that began in 2012 requiring schools to offer healthier meals led to increased child fruit and vegetable consumption, researchers say. Lead author Juliana Cohen, research fellow in the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health, said the study, the first to examine school food consumption both before and after the standards went into effect,
"The physical and emotional health of an entire generation and the economic health and security of our nation is at stake."First Lady Michelle Obama
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