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Anti-starvation trick that saved our ancestors may underlie obesity epidemic

1 month ago   |   By ScienceDaily

A molecular 'trick' that kept our ancient ancestors from starving may now be contributing to the obesity epidemic, a new study finds.
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How we evolved to be obese: Over-eating turns on fat-saving protein

How we evolved to be obese: Over-eating turns on fat-saving protein

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

The RAGE protein is activated by stress and the threat of starvation, making our bodies conserve fat to burn later, It helped us in early human history, but now may make us obese, a new NYU study found.
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B vitamins are CRUCIAL to heart health, brain health and eye health

B vitamins are CRUCIAL to heart health, brain health and eye health

Have you had a conversation with your healthcare provider about B vitamins? If not, it is time to bring them up, because these vitamins are crucial to the health of your heart... Read more ...

Why you need iron and where to get it: These 10 foods fight fatigue and...

Why you need iron and where to get it: These 10 foods fight fatigue and boost your immune system

Iron is one of the essential nutrients that the body needs in large amounts every day. Both animal-based and plant-derived foods can provide enough iron to strengthen a... Read more ...

Do you often get up in the middle of the night to pee? You may have blood...

Do you often get up in the middle of the night to pee? You may have blood pressure abnormalities

Nocturia is a condition characterized by the frequent need to get up and urinate at night. This condition is often seen in older people and is the most common cause of sleep... Read more ...

You can control your blood pressure without medication - here's how

You can control your blood pressure without medication - here's how

M. Alfredo Mejia, an associate professor in the Department of Public Health, Nutrition & Wellness at Andrews University in Michigan has developed a program to help people... Read more ...

I'm a Trainer, and These Are the Ab Exercises Everyone Should Know For a...

I'm a Trainer, and These Are the Ab Exercises Everyone Should Know For a Stronger Core

No matter your fitness level, having a strong core should always be prioritized, in my opinion. To clarify, I'm not talking about getting a six-pack; there's a difference... Read more ...

Listeria outbreak in Canada linked to frozen chicken; recall underway

Listeria outbreak in Canada linked to frozen chicken; recall underway

Public health officials in Canada posted a Public Health Notice today regarding an outbreak of Listeria infections linked to frozen cooked chicken. The outbreak has... Read more ...

FDA provides industry guidance for nutrient conversion units on nutrition...

FDA provides industry guidance for nutrient conversion units on nutrition, supplement facts labels

The US Food and Drug Administration has issued guidance for industry on how to convert the previous units of measure for folate, niacin, vitamin A, vitamin D, and vitamin E to... Read more ...

States report some grim hepatitis A numbers to CDC, including 236 deaths

States report some grim hepatitis A numbers to CDC, including 236 deaths

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has tracked state outbreaks of Hepatitis A for the last three years, and it is not getting any prettier. CDC... Read more ...

Children Playing Recreational Sport Suffer Head Injuries Than Playing...

Children Playing Recreational Sport Suffer Head Injuries Than Playing Contact Sport

Children who do recreational sport like horse riding, skateboarding, and bike riding are more likely to suffer head injuries than those who play contact sport like rugby... Read more ...

British Food Has Healthiest Packaged Food and Drinks

British Food Has Healthiest Packaged Food and Drinks

British food has the lowest levels of sugar, salt, saturated fat, and calories in its packaged food and drinks. Read more ...