Obesity

Yale researchers offer insight into the hunger hormone

1 hour ago   |   News Medical

In a new study, Yale researchers offer insight into leptin, a hormone that plays a key role in appetite, overeating, and obesity. Their findings advance knowledge about leptin...
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Why you should take a peek at your doctor's notes on your health

3 hours ago   |   News Medical

When Pamela DeSalvo read the clinical note from her doctor's visit, the words on the page hit her hard: "clinically morbidly obese." She knew she was overweight, but seeing...
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Pregnant and obese: The clinic trying to help

8 hours ago   |   BBC

A new clinic in Edinburgh is providing specialist care for overweight women and their unborn babies.
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Anthocyanin-rich goka fruit helps diabetics improve their glucose tolerance

Anthocyanin-rich goka fruit helps diabetics improve their glucose tolerance

13 hours ago   |   Natural News

Obesity-associated insulin resistance is one of the major risk factors for many metabolic diseases, such as dyslipidemia and Type 2 diabetes. The good thing is this can be...
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Obesity rate drops by 13% among US preschoolers on food assistance

Obesity rate drops by 13% among US preschoolers on food assistance

17 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

In 2014, the government food assistance program expanded access to healthier foods, and it seems to have paid off. Obesity among preschoolers fell from 16% to 14%, the CDC reports.
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How to Avoid BPA

20 hours ago   |   Nutrition Facts

The purported link between obesity and hormone-disrupting plastics chemicals like bisphenol A was initially based in part on observations that the rise in chemical exposure...
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Biology of leptin, the hunger hormone, revealed

21 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

New research offers insight into leptin, a hormone that plays a key role in appetite, overeating, and obesity. The findings advance knowledge about leptin and weight gain, and...
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Researchers say insulin resistance is linked to adverse lipid profiles in individuals with excessive abdominal fat

Researchers say insulin resistance is linked to adverse lipid profiles in individuals with excessive abdominal fat

23 hours ago   |   Natural News   |   2 articles

Having excess belly fat does not only look bad, it is also bad for your health. Abdominal obesity is associated with an increased risk of insulin resistance. This may...
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US preschoolers less pudgy in latest sign of falling obesity

23 hours ago   |   ABC News

A new study says preschoolers on U.S. government food aid have grown a little less pudgy
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Obesity among children in WIC declines but still tops 10%

23 hours ago   |   Healio

Obesity among children enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, or WIC, significantly declined from 2010 through 2016, data...
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Eating Yogurt Twice a Week Could Help Men Avoid Colon Cancer

Eating Yogurt Twice a Week Could Help Men Avoid Colon Cancer

Men who have two portions of yogurt a week could cut the risk of developing adenoma, which can lead to bowel cancer, finds a new study. Read more ...

I'm a Trainer, and This Is Why Planks Make Your Abs Stronger but Won't Burn...

I'm a Trainer, and This Is Why Planks Make Your Abs Stronger but Won't Burn Belly Fat

Abs are one of my favorite body parts to train because having a strong core is important , but I also train abs because of vanity purposes. There are countless ab exercises you... Read more ...

Adequate Protein Intake Lowers the Risk of Frailty in Older Women

Adequate Protein Intake Lowers the Risk of Frailty in Older Women

Adequate intake of protein is linked to a reduced risk of frailty and prefrailty among older women, finds a new study. Read more ...

Breast Cancer Survivors More Likely to Face Heart Disease Risk

Breast Cancer Survivors More Likely to Face Heart Disease Risk

Postmenopausal women survivors of breast cancer are at a higher risk of developing heart disease, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Fear of New Foods may Increase the Risk of Lifestyle Diseases

Fear of New Foods may Increase the Risk of Lifestyle Diseases

Fear of new and unfamiliar foods can put you at a higher risk of developing lifestyle diseases such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Microbes in the Placenta may Contribute to Key Functions in Pregnancy

Microbes in the Placenta may Contribute to Key Functions in Pregnancy

Microbes found in the placenta may play an essential role in shaping the developing fetal immune system during pregnancy, reports a new study. Read more ...

BREAKING: Big Pharma blood pressure drugs found laced with cancer-causing...

BREAKING: Big Pharma blood pressure drugs found laced with cancer-causing chemical; but FDA says don't stop taking them

For years, we've warned that Big Pharma's business model is a “repeat business” racket that profits from sickness and disease. We also know that cancer is a... Read more ...

Eating yogurt twice a week could lower the risk of pre-cancerous bowel...

Eating yogurt twice a week could lower the risk of pre-cancerous bowel growths in men by 20%

A new study from Washington University School of Medicine has found that men who ate yogurt had a 26% lowered risk of developing adenomas likely to become cancerous. Read more ...

The NHS fast-track the introduction of 'game changing' new cancer drugs

The NHS fast-track the introduction of 'game changing' new cancer drugs

Tumour agnostic drugs can treat a wide range of cancers and are expected to benefit children and patients with rare cancers the most. NHS England has 'stepped up' preparations. Read more ...

Sprouts Recalls Frozen Spinach for Listeria Fears

Sprouts Recalls Frozen Spinach for Listeria Fears

The recall involves Frozen Cut Leaf Spinach, in both conventional and organic 16-ounce bags, made by National Frozen Foods of Oregon. Sprouts announced the recall Friday in a... Read more ...