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Marjorie S. Miller

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Articles by Marjorie S. Miller

If you give kids too much food, they'll overeat If you give kids too much food, they'll overeat
200 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Most children will significantly overeat when served large portions of calorie-dense popular foods. The good news in those findings is that parents and caregivers can lower the calorie density of children’s meals by choosing tasty and commercially available foods. [Read More]
Kinesiology students address health problem areas Kinesiology students address health problem areas
203 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — It’s good in theory: Eat right and exercise for a healthy life. But living in a way conducive to this lifestyle can be a challenge for many, due to limited resources where they live. [Read More]
'Tip of the iceberg' in concussion treatment 'Tip of the iceberg' in concussion treatment
254 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — In an attempt to find a better approach to treating and preventing sports-related concussions, a Penn State faculty member is using cutting-edge medical technology to explore the effects of cooling helmets on brain injuries. Semyon Slobounov, professor of kinesiology and [Read More]
Hydrogren sulfide studied as hypertension treatment Hydrogren sulfide studied as hypertension treatment
255 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
  UNIVERSITY PARK — Widely considered simply a malodorous toxic gas, hydrogen sulfide is now being studied for its probable role in regulating blood pressure, according to researchers. In an effort to better understand cardiovascular disease, Lacy Alexander, associate professor of [Read More]
Good bedtime habits equal better sleep for kids Good bedtime habits equal better sleep for kids
259 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Children obtain better and more age-appropriate sleep in the presence of household rules and regular sleep-wake routines, according to sleep researchers. The researchers found that well-established rules for getting good sleep, such as limited caffeine and a regular bedtime, [Read More]
To beet or not to beet? Researchers test theories of beet juice benefits To beet or not to beet? Researchers test theories of beet juice benefits
260 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Athletes who down beet juice before exercising to increase blood flow and improve performance may be surprised at the results of a recent study conducted at Penn State's Noll Laboratory. While beetroot juice rich in nitrates did not enhance muscle blood flow or vascular [Read More]
Bite Into Volumetrics to Lose the Pounds Bite Into Volumetrics to Lose the Pounds
261 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Marjorie S. Miller
Change and contradictions in dieting advice can be hard to swallow. But with the Volumetrics approach to eating, the message is clear and constant: eat more to weigh less. "I'd like to think that I'm doing some good as we face the challenge of combating the current obesity epidemic," she says. [Read More]
Bite into Volumetrics to lose the pounds Bite into Volumetrics to lose the pounds
262 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Change and contradictions in dieting advice can be hard to swallow. But with the Volumetrics approach to eating, the message is clear and constant: eat more to weigh less. Ranked among the top 10 best diets for 2015 by U.S. News and World Report, the plan and book by Penn [Read More]
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