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Eating too much? You can blame your brain. (How brain signaling drives what you eat. And what to do about it.)

EATING TOO MUCH? YOU CAN BLAME YOUR BRAIN. (HOW BRAIN SIGNALING DRIVES WHAT YOU EAT. AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT.)

Forget willpower: Brain signals drive what, how, and when we eat. If you're eating too much, here's how to take back control. ++++ It's...

Children are six times more likely to have ADHD if their mothers had diabetes and obesity

CHILDREN ARE SIX TIMES MORE LIKELY TO HAVE ADHD IF THEIR MOTHERS HAD DIABETES AND OBESITY

Women who had both obesity and diabetes when they got pregnant are more than six times more likely to have children with ADHD or other...

 
 
 
People take in more calories when eating a varied diet

PEOPLE TAKE IN MORE CALORIES WHEN EATING A VARIED DIET

A new advisory published by the American Heart Association has warned Americans that eating a diet with many food options can actually...

8 Reasons Why it is Your Fault That You are Fat

8 REASONS WHY IT IS YOUR FAULT THAT YOU ARE FAT

By Aranami/Flickr 1) You do not eat healthy, nutrient rich, foods You may have to work harder to get access to these types of foods,...

 
 
 
Screen Time Less Than 2 Hours can Prevent Obesity in Kids

SCREEN TIME LESS THAN 2 HOURS CAN PREVENT OBESITY IN KIDS

Screen-based recreational media use should be limited to less than 2 hours a day at home for children and teens, says American Heart...

Obesity and compromised immune function disturb children's nighttime breathing, leading to behavior, learning and memory problems

OBESITY AND COMPROMISED IMMUNE FUNCTION DISTURB CHILDREN'S NIGHTTIME BREATHING, LEADING TO BEHAVIOR, LEARNING AND MEMORY PROBLEMS

Hungarian scientists have concluded that abnormal respiratory behaviors during sleep can negatively affect the cognitive development...

 
 
 
New screen time warning: Doctors argue 2 hour daily limit on gadgets

NEW SCREEN TIME WARNING: DOCTORS ARGUE 2 HOUR DAILY LIMIT ON GADGETS

Current estimates are that eight to 15-year-olds spend more than seven hours using screens daily, which is fuelling the UK's obesity...

Vaccine to conquer obesity could become reality after scientists find virus linked to weight gain

VACCINE TO CONQUER OBESITY COULD BECOME REALITY AFTER SCIENTISTS FIND VIRUS LINKED TO WEIGHT GAIN

Dr Richard Atkinson, Emeritus Professor at the University of Wisconsin, has already patented a vaccine for the virus but has been unable...

 
 
 
Top Destination Sites for Health and Wellness

TOP DESTINATION SITES FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS

By Dr. Mercola More than half the U.S. population is struggling with chronic illness, 1 and 1 in 5 deaths is obesity related. 2 We...

Obese people are more contagious than slim people when they have the flu, study finds

OBESE PEOPLE ARE MORE CONTAGIOUS THAN SLIM PEOPLE WHEN THEY HAVE THE FLU, STUDY FINDS

Researchers at the University of Michigan suggest people with an unhealthily high BMI should be targeted for flu prevention, which...

 
 
 
What Is Chronic Inflammation? Doctors Explain Why It Underlies So Many Other Conditions

WHAT IS CHRONIC INFLAMMATION? DOCTORS EXPLAIN WHY IT UNDERLIES SO MANY OTHER CONDITIONS

You may have heard the buzz about eating an anti-inflammatory diet and how combating inflammation can help you lose weight, ease joint...

A leading researcher explains the obesity epidemic

A LEADING RESEARCHER EXPLAINS THE OBESITY EPIDEMIC

One explanation: Extra calories from cheap, convenient, ultra-processed foods have increasingly flooded the food supply. Kevin Hall Kevin...

 
 
 

FAT PRODUCTION AND BURNING ARE SYNCHRONIZED IN LIVERS OF MICE WITH OBESITY

Mice fed a fattening diet develop new liver circadian rhythms that impact the way fat is accumulated and simultaneously burned. The...

Obesity and diabetes may lead to Alzheimer's by wearing down the LIVER

OBESITY AND DIABETES MAY LEAD TO ALZHEIMER'S BY WEARING DOWN THE LIVER

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center have blamed reduced levels of lipids created...

 
 
 
More Than the Sum of Its Parts

MORE THAN THE SUM OF ITS PARTS

A state-funded partnership between Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota has upped the ante in high-stakes biomedical research. Stephen...

Thousands of Pediatricians Agree Food Additives Are Dangerous to Children

THOUSANDS OF PEDIATRICIANS AGREE FOOD ADDITIVES ARE DANGEROUS TO CHILDREN

Visit us at Mamavation.com for more updates, healthy tips and challenges. Pediatricians are concerned about the dangers of food additives...

 
 
 
5 Reasons to Get into Intermittent Fasting - and 5 Ways To Do It

5 REASONS TO GET INTO INTERMITTENT FASTING - AND 5 WAYS TO DO IT

For thousands of years, fasting - the practice of voluntarily abstaining from food and drink for a prescribed period - has been used...

Dieting to Lose Weight May Endanger Bone Health

DIETING TO LOSE WEIGHT MAY ENDANGER BONE HEALTH

Maintaining a healthy body weight is one of the cornerstones of managing your health. Obesity is linked to a host of chronic, health...

 
 
 
Pediatricians should prescribe dance games to fight obesity, study says

PEDIATRICIANS SHOULD PRESCRIBE DANCE GAMES TO FIGHT OBESITY, STUDY SAYS

While it may sound obvious, a new Louisiana study shows the benefits of such games are so significant that doctors should recommend...

New Drug Made from Chili Peppers May Benefit Weight Loss Treatment

NEW DRUG MADE FROM CHILI PEPPERS MAY BENEFIT WEIGHT LOSS TREATMENT

New anti-obesity drug made from capsaicin in chili peppers an improve weight loss and metabolic health in mice eating a high-fat diet.