Junk Food Puts Immune System Into Overdrive
An international group of scientists has found that eating junk food could impact our immune system’s ability to fight disease. Detailing their findings in a new study published by the journal Cell, the researchers, led by the University of Bonn, found evidence that our body’s defense system, reacts the same way to high-calorie foods packed […]
Advanced Weather Satellite in Space; Can Migraines Lead to Stroke?
NASA Launches NOAA’S Advanced Weather Satellite On Saturday, 11/19/16, NASA launched the first of four advanced weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The satellite will maintain a geostationary orbit nearly 36,000 kilometers above Earth’s western hemisphere. Called the Geostationary Operational Environmental […]
Skipping Breakfast Prompts Brain to Make Poor Food Choices
Skipping breakfast sets the brain up to make poor food choices later in the day, according to a new study. Scientists from the MRC Clinical Science Centre at London’s Imperial College, compared the brain scans and eating patterns of people both after eating breakfast and when they were fasting. They found that those who avoid […]
Why Children Choose the Snacks They Do
Attitudes, relationships, intentions and personal behavior control are all factors which influence whether children reach for junk food rather than opting for healthy snacks, such as fruit and vegetables. A University of Cincinnati study finds intentions are a major factor behind a child’s snack choices. This is driven by several variables, such as the child’s […]