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Ewa Hammarberg, Regina Papp, Andi Gaywood, Jean Pierre Ferraroli and Ihab Tewfik, University of Westminster, UKBackground: Physical activity is a potentially cost-effective approach to reduce overweight/obesity and possible complications (cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancers). Despite physical activity guidelines recommendations from government

Alysia Mastrangelo, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, USA Edward Chaloupka, Rowan University, USAPurpose: Childhood obesity has become a national issue with international concerns. Urban areas show an increased prevalence in obese children because they do not have access to fresh

Jane Bailey and Joanne Fiona Murray, University of Westminster, UKAbstract: Others have reported that soup preloads can reduce total energy intake. This pilot study investigates this phenomenon outside the laboratory within an overweight/obese population. Subjects were used as their own

Nadia Saleh Al-Amoudi, King Abd Al-Aziz University, Saudi ArabiaAbstract: This work was carried out to evaluate the hypoglycemic effect of fenugreek seeds (Trigonella Foenum Graecum L.) myrrh resin (Commiphora myrrha L.), the wild grown halfa herb – esparto grass (Cortaderia