Adolescents who went to McDonald’s and Subway in Los Angeles bought about the same number of calories at each, despite Subway's reputation as a healthier place to eat, researchers said.
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health
It’s called perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)—a chemical found in things like nonstick cookware, food wrappers, furniture, and even raincoats—and it’s been linked to cardiovascular disease, according to a new study. The kicker? A full 98 percent of us have PFOA in our bloodstreams.
Source: West Virginia University of Public Health, Morgantown
Work conditions, including low levels of social support and high levels of stress, can accurately predict the development of diabetes over the long term — even in employees who appear to be healthy otherwise, according to new research.
Source: Journal of Occupational Health Psychology
Eating oatmeal for breakfast enhanced feelings of fullness and helped curb hunger to a significantly greater extent when compared to eating an oat-based, ready-to-eat cereal in a study funded by the Quaker Oats Center of Excellence, PepsiCo R.&D. Nutrition. The researched was presented at Experimental Biology 2013 held April 21-24 in Boston.
Source: Experimental Biology 2013
As isolated incidents of bullying, these acts may simply seem rude and obnoxious, but for the 5.9 million U.S. kids living with a life-threatening food allergy, such stories—where food is akin to a deadly weapon—are downright chilling.
Source: The New York Times