Scientists in Sri Lanka have found an easy way to reduce calories in rice by half. The breakthrough could help in the fight against rising obesity rates by cutting the amount of carbohydrates absorbed into the body.
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The Heart Attack Grill has been in the news numerous times since opening at 450 Fremont Street in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Several people have allegedly suffered heart attacks while eating the calorie-laden burgers at the downtown Las Vegas grill.
Many trainers will tell you that what you do in the kitchen is perhaps more important than what you do in the gym, but experts will also tell you that what you eat in the hour before and after your workouts is equally important.
A recent study published in the May issue of the peer-reviewed American Journal of Clinical Nutrition indicated that men that drink a moderate amount of alcohol tend to consume more than 400 extra calories on the days they drink.
At the McDonald's annual shareholder meeting on Thursday, a 9 year-old girl faced the company's CEO in objection to the fast food giant's poor nutrition - just days after the return of the "mega potato" in Japan.
Scientists have discovered a new way for couch potatoes to burn calories while glued to the box––watch adrenaline-pumping horror movies. A study shows that a horror movie may burn nearly 200 calories in 90 minutes, equivalent to a bar of chocolate
The odds of rural Americans to be obese could be almost 20 per cent more compared to their counterparts in the cities, WLS reports based on a national study of more than 8,800 Americans published in the Journal of Rural Health.
A study published by the American Academy of Neurology says compared to those who eat fewer than 1,500 calories a day, older people who consume more than 2,143 calories a day more than double their risk of a condition called mild cognitive impairment.
US First Lady Michelle Obama says 25% of US food supply chain will trim a total of 1.2 million calories from their food products by 2012 by reformulating their ingredients using low calorie options in their products.
Researchers from Canada say low calorie diets are detrimental to ALS patients. The latest study on ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, found cutting calorie drastically accelerates the onset and progression, as well as death.
With sound judgement and discerning taste buds an average eater can enjoy most dishes from fast food fare to gourmet delights while still consuming less salt and food additives and still shaving calories from their daily diet.
"Some foods have significantly more calories than others but what does the difference actually look like. Each of the photographs represents 200 calories of the particular type of food; the images are sorted from low to high calorie density."
In yet another discovery in favor of a vegetarian diet, a diet relatively low in protein and calories is more likely to lead to lower blood levels of several hormones and other substances that have been tied to certain cancers