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Kalèdo, a new educational board-game, gives nutritional rudiments and encourages healthy eating in children: a pilot cluster randomized trial
IntroductionPrevention of obesity and overweight is an important target for health promotion. Early prevention requires an intervention during childhood and adolescence. At these stages, the gameExpand
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Kaledo, a board game for nutrition education of children and adolescents at school: cluster randomized controlled trial of healthy lifestyle promotion
During childhood and adolescence, a game could be an effective educational tool to learn healthy eating habits. We developed Kaledo, a new board game, to promote nutrition education and to improveExpand
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Orexin System: The Key for a Healthy Life
The orexin-A/hypocretin-1 and orexin-B/hypocretin-2 are neuropeptides synthesized by a cluster of neurons in the lateral hypothalamus and perifornical area. Orexin neurons receive a variety ofExpand
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Trigeminal pain transmission requires reactive oxygen species production
Three experiments were conducted in order to investigate the possible involvement of the reactive oxygen species in the nociception within the subnucleus caudalis of the spinal trigeminal nucleusExpand
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Neuroprotective Effects of Physical Activity: Evidence from Human and Animal Studies
In the present article, we provide a review of current knowledge regarding the role played by physical activity (PA) in preventing age-related cognitive decline and reducing risk of dementia. TheExpand
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L-threonine injection into PPC modifies food intake, lateral hypothalamic activity, and sympathetic discharge.
Food intake and the firing rate of lateral hypothalamic neurons and nerves innervating interscapular brown adipose tissue (IBAT), along with IBAT and colonic temperatures, were monitored in maleExpand
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Cortical spreading depression affects reactive oxygen species production
Cortical spreading depression (CSD) is a reversible electrophysiological phenomenon that is not associated with tissue damage under normal blood supply. The induction of CSD during ischemia causes anExpand
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Changes in eating behavior and thermogenic activity following inhibition of nitric oxide formation.
The effects of the inhibition of nitric oxide (NO) production on eating behavior and thermogenesis were evaluated in the present experiments. NG-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester (L-NAME), an inhibitorExpand
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Inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis reduces hyperthermic reactions induced by hypocretin-1/orexin A
This experiment tested (i) the effect of orexin A injected into a lateral cerebral ventricle on sympathetic and thermogenic activity and (ii) the involvement of prostaglandins in these phenomena. TheExpand
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Exercise Modifies the Gut Microbiota with Positive Health Effects
The human gastrointestinal tract (GIT) is inhabited by a wide cluster of microorganisms that play protective, structural, and metabolic functions for the intestinal mucosa. Gut microbiota is involvedExpand
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