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7 Frightening Ways that Sitting Too Much Impacts Your Health

7 FRIGHTENING WAYS THAT SITTING TOO MUCH IMPACTS YOUR HEALTH

It's no secret that Western countries, including the United States, have a problem with obesity. About 34% of adults and 15 to 20%...

Pedal Desks: Pedal While You Work to Stay Fit and Healthy

PEDAL DESKS: PEDAL WHILE YOU WORK TO STAY FIT AND HEALTHY

Do you have a sedentary job? Pedal desks at workplace can help you stay fit and healthy. Pedaling at your desk can lower insulin levels...

 
 
 
Childhood Exercise can Reverse Negative Health Effects Caused by Father's Obesity, Reveals Study

CHILDHOOD EXERCISE CAN REVERSE NEGATIVE HEALTH EFFECTS CAUSED BY FATHER'S OBESITY, REVEALS STUDY

Exercise early in life reverses the negative effect of low insulin sensitivity in adulthood for children and therefore can counteract...

How important is meal timing?

HOW IMPORTANT IS MEAL TIMING?

“You are when you eat,” declared NBCNews.com in January. “A growing number of researchers say limiting the hours during the day when...

 
 
 
Healthy lifestyle choices halve the risk of cardiovascular disease in diabetes patients

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE CHOICES HALVE THE RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN DIABETES PATIENTS

When we think of type 2 diabetes we generally think about glucose and insulin, and imagine that patients with this condition mainly...

Effects of a high-fat diet are reduced with the golden tickseed

EFFECTS OF A HIGH-FAT DIET ARE REDUCED WITH THE GOLDEN TICKSEED

Good news for diabetics: A study, published in Chinese Herbal Medicines, revealed that the golden tickseed can be used to treat insulin...

 
 
 
6-Year-Old Boy Sells Pumpkins To Raise Money For A Diabetic Alert Dog

6-YEAR-OLD BOY SELLS PUMPKINS TO RAISE MONEY FOR A DIABETIC ALERT DOG

6-year-old Ian Unger has Type I Diabetes and relies on an insulin pump and a 24-hour glucose monitor. More than anything, he wants...

Estrogen, Menopause, and Weight Gain: Is Estrogen a Friend or Foe for Maintaining a Healthy Body Composition?

ESTROGEN, MENOPAUSE, AND WEIGHT GAIN: IS ESTROGEN A FRIEND OR FOE FOR MAINTAINING A HEALTHY BODY COMPOSITION?

It's not uncommon for women to gain weight after menopause. Menopause and peri-menopause is also the time when estrogen levels begin...

 
 
 
Fasting for 24 hours three times a week REVERSED type 2 diabetes in a trio of men

FASTING FOR 24 HOURS THREE TIMES A WEEK REVERSED TYPE 2 DIABETES IN A TRIO OF MEN

Researchers at Scarborough Hospital, Ontario, found that one of the patients was even able to ditch insulin for good just five days...

Artificial pancreas is a step closer for type 1 diabetics

ARTIFICIAL PANCREAS IS A STEP CLOSER FOR TYPE 1 DIABETICS

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have revealed using an automated insulin delivery system increases the amount of time type...

 
 
 
From Pregnancy to Aging, The Mysteries of One Protein

FROM PREGNANCY TO AGING, THE MYSTERIES OF ONE PROTEIN

When healthy aging is the research goal, scientists benefit from a tenacious mindset. For one researcher, that's not a problem. Nearly...

High-carbohydrates Diet Can Improve Weight Loss

HIGH-CARBOHYDRATES DIET CAN IMPROVE WEIGHT LOSS

New way to fight obesity with high-carbohydrates diet for weight loss. Eating a diet high in carbs can help in weight reduction and...

 
 
 
Another reason to cut back on saturated fat and sugar

ANOTHER REASON TO CUT BACK ON SATURATED FAT AND SUGAR

New research shows that eating too much saturated fat can create more liver fat than eating too much unsaturated fat. And that's important...

Does Obesity and Insulin Resistance Make It Harder to Build Muscle?

DOES OBESITY AND INSULIN RESISTANCE MAKE IT HARDER TO BUILD MUSCLE?

One strategy people use to lose weight is to exercise, mainly cardio. Although cardio is a calorie burner, strength training offers...

 
 
 
Pregnant women warned 'eating for two' increases diabetes risk

PREGNANT WOMEN WARNED 'EATING FOR TWO' INCREASES DIABETES RISK

A survey of 900 women has found a link to children who developed insulin resistance - a key precursor of diabetes - at age seven. There...

Scientists document at the anti-obesity effects of tomato and broccoli

SCIENTISTS DOCUMENT AT THE ANTI-OBESITY EFFECTS OF TOMATO AND BROCCOLI

Increased levels of resistin, an adipocyte hormone that regulates glucose metabolism, may cause obesity leading to insulin resistance...

 
 
 
Veterinary Highlights: Reversing Type 1 Diabetes in Dogs without Insulin?

VETERINARY HIGHLIGHTS: REVERSING TYPE 1 DIABETES IN DOGS WITHOUT INSULIN?

Insulin is a hormone that regulates the blood levels, distribution to cells, and storage of glucose. Diabetes is a disease in which...

Eating a Christmas dinner might diagnose diabetes earlier than the standard glucose drink

EATING A CHRISTMAS DINNER MIGHT DIAGNOSE DIABETES EARLIER THAN THE STANDARD GLUCOSE DRINK

Researchers from Cambridge University found that giving mice a high-fat, high-calorie meal detects insulin resistance more accurately...

 
 
 
How High Intensity Exercise Makes Your Brain More Efficient

HOW HIGH INTENSITY EXERCISE MAKES YOUR BRAIN MORE EFFICIENT

We start to have problems recalling information as we grow older. For example, you might be slow to retrieve the name of an acquaintance...

Crash diet can reverse Type 2 diabetes by rebooting insulin producing cells, study finds

CRASH DIET CAN REVERSE TYPE 2 DIABETES BY REBOOTING INSULIN PRODUCING CELLS, STUDY FINDS

The new findings come from a study of 298 people led by the universities of Newcastle and Glasgow, which found 46% on a crash diet...