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Lose Weight By Eating a Diet Low in Branched-chain Amino Acids

LOSE WEIGHT BY EATING A DIET LOW IN BRANCHED-CHAIN AMINO ACIDS

By Nate Steiner/Flickr Many studies have shown that even moderate weight loss can lead to improved metabolic health. To lose weight,...

A big pawprint: The environmental impact of pet food

A BIG PAWPRINT: THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF PET FOOD

Your home is energy efficient and you drive a hybrid car, but have you thought about the environmental impacts of your pet's food?

 
 
 
How to Eat More and Still Lose Weight

HOW TO EAT MORE AND STILL LOSE WEIGHT

By Wonderlane/Flickr I've long been an advocate of the three word diet, “Eat Less Food,” as a way of reducing our daily calorie intake....

Scientists find 'switch' that puts weight on after diet

SCIENTISTS FIND 'SWITCH' THAT PUTS WEIGHT ON AFTER DIET

A team in Melbourne, Australia believe they have found the protein 'switch' that causes the body to pack on the pounds after a diet,...

 
 
 
Eating Slowly may Help You Shed Extra Kilos

EATING SLOWLY MAY HELP YOU SHED EXTRA KILOS

Eating slowly could help prevent obesity, reduce waist circumference and lower body mass index when compared to eating fast or at a...

DARK CHOCOLATE HOT COCOA STIRRERS

DARK CHOCOLATE HOT COCOA STIRRERS

Hi Friends! Welcome back to the blog! February is Valentine's Day and National Heart Health Month! It's a month to celebrate love and...

 
 
 
Getting to the Heart of Sleep

GETTING TO THE HEART OF SLEEP

Sleeping poorly can do more than make you tired. It can kill you. Growing up in South Africa, Virend Somers and his two cousins would...

Alarming study finds 90% of store receipts contain toxic chemicals that promote diseases such as autism, cancer, diabetes and obesity

ALARMING STUDY FINDS 90% OF STORE RECEIPTS CONTAIN TOXIC CHEMICALS THAT PROMOTE DISEASES SUCH AS AUTISM, CANCER, DIABETES AND OBESITY

You might want to skip the receipt the next time you buy something. According to a recent study, over “90 percent of receipts contain...

 
 
 
Losing Weight Prior to Bariatric Surgery Has Better Outcomes

LOSING WEIGHT PRIOR TO BARIATRIC SURGERY HAS BETTER OUTCOMES

Obese patients who lose some excess weight before the bariatric surgery can help them in losing more weight after surgery and also...

Just one week of crash dieting reduces heart function

JUST ONE WEEK OF CRASH DIETING REDUCES HEART FUNCTION

Researchers from the University of Oxford found obese people who suddenly lower their calorie intake to just 600-to-800 units a day...

 
 
 
Dog Death Risks Even Smart Dog Owners Take

DOG DEATH RISKS EVEN SMART DOG OWNERS TAKE

The top 3 causes of dog death could be the most important areas you should focus on to keep your dog healthy... and it's everyday things...

LEPTIN ENHANCES HYPOTHALAMIC LDHA-DEPENDENT GLUCOSE SENSING TO LOWER GLUCOSE PRODUCTION IN HIGH-FAT FED RATS

The responsiveness of glucose sensing per se to regulate whole-body glucose homeostasis is dependent on the ability of a rise in glucose...

 
 
 
Daily physical activity is more important than weight: New study finds it lowers risk of cancer, heart attack, stroke - even in people who are overweight or obese

DAILY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN WEIGHT: NEW STUDY FINDS IT LOWERS RISK OF CANCER, HEART ATTACK, STROKE - EVEN IN PEOPLE WHO ARE OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE

Walking, jogging, biking, or doing any physical activity every day will reduce the risk of cancer, heart attack, and stroke, no matter...

High-fat diet found to cause prostate cancer to spread, according to new research

HIGH-FAT DIET FOUND TO CAUSE PROSTATE CANCER TO SPREAD, ACCORDING TO NEW RESEARCH

Being obese and following a high-fat diet make for a deadly combination that may increase the risk of prostate cancer metastasis, according...

 
 
 
Improper Sleep and Obesity During Childhood can Lead to Cancer During Adulthood

IMPROPER SLEEP AND OBESITY DURING CHILDHOOD CAN LEAD TO CANCER DURING ADULTHOOD

Improper sleep can lead to childhood obesity which in turn puts children at a greater risk of developing cancer later in life.

Can Dogs Eat Oranges? Health Benefits, Hazards & Tips

CAN DOGS EAT ORANGES? HEALTH BENEFITS, HAZARDS & TIPS

Can dogs eat oranges, a fruit rich in vitamin C, or will you put your dog in danger of diabetes and an upset stomach that could harm...

 
 
 
Fiber-rich Diets Help Fight Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome

FIBER-RICH DIETS HELP FIGHT OBESITY AND METABOLIC SYNDROME

Fermentable fiber inulin prevents metabolic syndrome that is induced by a high-fat diet.

Exercise protects against heart attack even among obese

EXERCISE PROTECTS AGAINST HEART ATTACK EVEN AMONG OBESE

Poor fitness was linked to higher levels of inflammation as well as bigger waists, found Copenhagen University in Denmark researchers....

 
 
 
Loneliness is deadlier than obesity or smoking - and Britain just took a major step toward prevention

LONELINESS IS DEADLIER THAN OBESITY OR SMOKING - AND BRITAIN JUST TOOK A MAJOR STEP TOWARD PREVENTION

Shutterstock Britain has appointed a new minister of loneliness to battle the ongoing epidemic of loneliness afflicting senior citizens. Psychology...

The White House doctor said he chose not to perform a key measure of Trump's physical fitness

THE WHITE HOUSE DOCTOR SAID HE CHOSE NOT TO PERFORM A KEY MEASURE OF TRUMP'S PHYSICAL FITNESS

Associated Press/Evan Vucci White House doctor Ronny Jackson said he did not perform a key measurement of Trump's physical fitness,...