Nutrition - Fitness > Obesity

Don't fall asleep with the TV on

2 hours ago   |   Mercola

If you have a habit of falling asleep with the TV on, it could be playing a role in your ability to maintain a healthy weight. The link between sleep and obesity is strong...
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Metformin reduces risk of knee OA progression in patients with obesity

2 hours ago   |   Healio

Metformin use was linked to a reduced rate of medial cartilage loss that may, in turn, reduce the risk for total knee replacement among patients with osteoarthritis who are...
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Food Insecurity Causes Type 2 Diabetes

Food Insecurity Causes Type 2 Diabetes

5 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Food insecurity may increase inflammation in the body, which can cause diet-related obesity. Also, food insecurity is stressful and can lead to mental distress, which triggers...
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Can Caffeine Help Tackle Obesity via Brown Fat Activation?

20 hours ago   |   Medscape

"The potential implications of our results are pretty big...brown fat could potentially be part of the solution in tackling ," says the author of a study. But an expert...
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LSU Health researchers to investigate link between breast cancer and obesity in real time

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Frank Lau, MD, Associate Professor in the Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, has been awarded a grant by the...
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How Much Sugar is In that Drink?

1 day ago   |   CHI Health

Did you know that sugar-sweetened beverages are one of the biggest contributors to weight gain and obesity? There are many sneaky sources of sugar in both food and drinks that...
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Fighting obesity with a single cup of coffee

1 day ago   |   Medical News Today   |   2 articles

A first-of-its-kind study finds that caffeine is an effective way to stimulate brown fat in cultured cells and humans, pointing to new obesity treatments.
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‘Overvaluing' weight hampers dietary, psychological benefits of bariatric surgery

1 day ago   |   Healio

Recipients of bariatric surgery who “overvalue” their weight are more likely to experience loss-of-control eating, eating disorders and depressive symptoms than those who do...
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Could coffee be the secret to fighting obesity?

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Scientists have discovered that drinking a cup of coffee can stimulate 'brown fat', the body's own fat-fighting defenses, which could be the key to tackling obesity and diabetes.
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Obesity increases risk for high BP in children

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Children with excess weight or abdominal obesity at age 4 years had an increased risk for high BP after 2 years of follow-up, according to a study published in the European...
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Chinese goldthread found to effectively treat neurodegenerative diseases...

Chinese goldthread found to effectively treat neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's

Researchers have discovered a potential herbal medicine for Parkinson's disease. A study published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine revealed that Chinese goldthread... Read more ...

Google executives must be brought to justice for their crimes and...

Google executives must be brought to justice for their crimes and conspiracies: Election meddling, knowledge suppression and fraud

Thanks to the bombshell investigations of Project Veritas, we now have further confirmation that Google is a massive criminal enterprise engaged in election meddling, knowledge... Read more ...

Walmart and Target pull bottled water said to contain Arsenic, but WHOLE...

Walmart and Target pull bottled water said to contain Arsenic, but WHOLE FOODS keeps selling it

Back in April, we reported that 11 different brands of bottled water were shown to contain arsenic. Consumer Reports said that three brands, in particular, had potentially... Read more ...

Could Coffee Be A Help in Weight Loss?

Could Coffee Be A Help in Weight Loss?

It's the first research in humans to show that something like a cup of coffee can have a direct effect on the calorie-burning fuctions of brown fat, said the study leader. Read more ...

I Tried Halle Berry's Bodyweight Ab Workout, and My Abs Just Made Their...

I Tried Halle Berry's Bodyweight Ab Workout, and My Abs Just Made Their Grand Appearance

I'm going to cut to the chase: I love Halle Berry , and I love her workouts, especially her ab workouts. If there was a Halle Berry "Fitness Friday" fan club, I'd be the... Read more ...

Food Insecurity Causes Type 2 Diabetes

Food Insecurity Causes Type 2 Diabetes

Food insecurity may increase inflammation in the body, which can cause diet-related obesity. Also, food insecurity is stressful and can lead to mental distress, which triggers... Read more ...

12 Intermittent Fasting Tips for Athletes

12 Intermittent Fasting Tips for Athletes

Yesterday, I explained the potential benefits and drawbacks of intermittent fasting for athletes. Maybe yesterday's post intrigued you. Maybe you're curious about this whole... Read more ...

Bill for Safe Food Act seeks to consolidate federal oversight

Bill for Safe Food Act seeks to consolidate federal oversight

Citing fragmented food safety oversight, which is split up between 15 federal agencies, two lawmakers want Congress to scrap the current system and the ineffective laws that... Read more ...

BUSTED: Democrats are intentionally withholding assistance and supplies to...

BUSTED: Democrats are intentionally withholding assistance and supplies to illegal minors at the border so they can blame Trump for "caging children"

Even as they feign being heartbroken over the plight of illegal alien children being held in detention facilities at America's southern border, leftist Democrats have kept... Read more ...

Caffeine, nicotine and processed sugar - What do they all have in common?

Caffeine, nicotine and processed sugar - What do they all have in common?

Feeling lethargic or depressed? Feeling anxious or stressed? Maybe you're stuck in a rut without your favorite fix. Maybe you're “crashing” from a “high” and the vicious cycle... Read more ...