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Replacing sugary drinks with milk is inversely associated with weight gain among young obesity-predisposed children

TITLE: Replacing sugary drinks with milk is inversely associated with weight gain among young obesity-predisposed children AUTHOR: Zheng M, Rangan A, Allman-Farinelli M, Rohde JF, Olsen NJ, Heitmann BL. REFERENCE: Br J Nutr. 2015 Nov;114(9):1448-55. doi: 10.1017/S0007114515002974. Epub 2015 Sep 2. YEAR: 2015 The aim of the present study was to examine the associations of sugary drink consumption and […]

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Water deprivation-partial rehydration induces sensitization of sodium appetite and alteration of hypothalamic transcripts

TITLE: Water deprivation-partial rehydration induces sensitization of sodium appetite and alteration of hypothalamic transcripts AUTHOR: Pereira-Derderian DT, Vendramini RC, Menani JV, Chiavegatto S, De Luca LA Jr. REFERENCE: Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2015 Nov 4:ajpregu.00501.2014. doi: 10.1152/ajpregu.00501.2014. [Epub ahead of print] YEAR: 2015 Sodium intake occurs either as a spontaneous or induced behavior, which is enhanced, […]

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Effects on weight loss in adults of replacing diet beverages with water during a hypoenergetic diet: a randomized, 24-wk clinical trial

TITLE: Effects on weight loss in adults of replacing diet beverages with water during a hypoenergetic diet: a randomized, 24-wk clinical trial AUTHOR: Madjd A, Taylor MA, Delavari A, Malekzadeh R, Macdonald IA, Farshchi HR. REFERENCE: Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Nov 4. pii: ajcn109397. [Epub ahead of print] YEAR: 2015 BACKGROUND: Obese people believe that drinking diet beverages […]

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Hydration, fluid regulation and the eye: in health and disease

TITLE: Hydration, fluid regulation and the eye: in health and disease AUTHOR: Sherwin JC, Kokavec J, Thornton SN. REFERENCE: Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2015 Nov;43(8):749-64. doi: 10.1111/ceo.12546. Epub 2015 Jun 19. YEAR: 2015 Variation in systemic hydration status, namely chronic systemic hypohydration or dehydration, can influence the development of several chronic non-ophthalmic diseases. Owing to the eye’s high water content and unique system […]

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Food and drink message has to work down from the top

TITLE: Food and drink message has to work down from the top AUTHOR: Harrison T REFERENCE: Nurs Manag (Harrow). 2015 Nov 25;22(8):13. doi: 10.7748/nm.22.8.13.s11. YEAR: 2015 FRESH GUIDANCE aimed at reducing poor nutrition and hydration in patients places more responsibility on senior nurses and clinical commissioners to ensure that messages trickle down to staff at all levels http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26602470

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The structure and mechanical properties of articular cartilage are highly resilient towards transient dehydration

TITLE: The structure and mechanical properties of articular cartilage are highly resilient towards transient dehydration AUTHOR: Boettcher K, Kienle S, Nachtsheim J, Burgkart R, Hugel T, Lieleg O. REFERENCE: Acta Biomater. 2015 Sep 30. pii: S1742-7061(15)30127-6. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2015.09.034. [Epub ahead of print] YEAR: 2015 Articular cartilage is a mechanically highly challenged material with very limited regenerative ability. In contrast […]

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Adolescent impulsivity and soft drink consumption: The role of parental regulation

TITLE: Adolescent impulsivity and soft drink consumption: The role of parental regulation AUTHOR: Melbye EL, Bergh IH, Hausken SE, Sleddens EF, Glavin K, Lien N, Bjelland M. REFERENCE: Appetite. 2015 Oct 9;96:432-442. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2015.09.040. [Epub ahead of print] YEAR: 2015 The present study aimed to explore the process in which impulsivity might influence soft drink consumption in adolescents, addressing […]

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Obesity and obesity-related behaviors among rural and urban adults in the USA

TITLE: Obesity and obesity-related behaviors among rural and urban adults in the USA AUTHOR: Trivedi T, Liu J, Probst J, Merchant A, Jhones S, Martin AB. REFERENCE: Rural Remote Health. 2015 Oct-Dec;15(4):3267. Epub 2015 Oct 13 YEAR: 2015 INTRODUCTION: Previous studies have reported a higher prevalence of obesity among rural Americans. However, it is not clear whether obesity-related behaviors […]

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Nutrient and food intakes in early life and risk of childhood fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis

TITLE: Nutrient and food intakes in early life and risk of childhood fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis AUTHOR: Händel MN, Heitmann BL, Abrahamsen B. REFERENCE: Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Oct 7. pii: ajcn108456. [Epub ahead of print] YEAR: 2015 BACKGROUND: The identification of detrimental dietary patterns early in life may contribute to reducing the high incidence of […]

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The Effect of Post-Exercise Milk Protein Intake on Rehydration of Children

TITLE: The Effect of Post-Exercise Milk Protein Intake on Rehydration of Children AUTHOR: Volterman KA, Moore DR, Obeid J, Offord EA, Timmons BW. YEAR: 2015 PURPOSE: In adults, rehydration after exercise in the heat can be enhanced with a protein-containing beverage; however, whether this applies to children remains unknown. This study examined the effect of milk protein intake […]

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