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A Diet Rich in Fiber Can Protect Against Obesity and Diabetes

A Diet Rich in Fiber Can Protect Against Obesity and Diabetes

Scientists have long been aware that a diet rich in fiber can aid in protecting against diabetes and obesity, however there has been some questions as to the mechanisms behind this occurrence. Now, researchers from France and Sweden claim to have unveiled this process. This is according to res... Read More


Science Indicates that Weight-Loss Soda May Actually Have Opposite Effect

Science Indicates that Weight-Loss Soda May Actually Have Opposite Effect

Drinks that are artificially sweetened may not be as healthy as people are led to believe. In fact, seeking out sugar-free drinks as a means of reducing the risk of weight gain could actually have the opposite effect. This is according to study published in the journal Trends in Endocrinology ... Read More


67% of Type 2 Diabetes Patients Achieve Remission with Bariatric Surgery

67% of Type 2 Diabetes Patients Achieve Remission with Bariatric Surgery

After 12 months, 67% of gastric bypass patients were in complete remission for type 2 diabetes, according to researchers from the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. The researchers added that 96% of those not already on insulin and who did not have lower pancreatic function went into ... Read More


Overeating Causes Brain Chemistry Imbalances

Overeating Causes Brain Chemistry Imbalances

Excessive eating can cause the brain to lose control and can lead to damage possibly resulting in diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, according to U.S. research. Overeating appears to cause a usually dormant immune system pathway in the brain to send out immune cells to seek and destr... Read More


Expert Commentary: Michelle May, M.D. 1/29/2010

Expert Commentary: Michelle May, M.D. 1/29/2010

We live in an abundant food environment. There are far more calories available for each person than are needed for our typical day-to-day activities - or even a moderately active lifestyle. Advertising encourages us to consume those excess calories - and it works, as these studies show. Read More


Expert Commentary: Andrea Pennington, M.D. 12/10/2009

Expert Commentary: Andrea Pennington, M.D. 12/10/2009

In the August 24 edition of the journal Circulation, the American Heart Association published new advice to all Americans - cut the sugar intake. Excess sugar in our diets has been linked to high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, obesity and diabetes. Experts in the field of age management med... Read More


Dentists May Be First to Notice Eating Disorders

Dentists May Be First to Notice Eating Disorders

Eating disorders have a noticeable effect on teeth, gums and other parts of the dentist’s domain (the mouth). So it’s not surprising that a person’s dentist may be the first to spot the telltale signs of eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge-eating disorder. Read More


To Lose Weight, Join the "Portion Patrol"

To Lose Weight, Join the

America is awash in calories. And as the calorie floodwaters rise, the numbers of us who are overweight and obese rise along with them. One of the main streams swelling the calorie flood is the prevalence of large-portioned meals and drinks - super-sized fast-food meals, all-you-can-eat buffe... Read More


Five Foods to Slim By

Five Foods to Slim By

Instead of getting on a fad diet, only to crash and burn a few weeks later, it's best to eat wholesome, natural foods in five or so small meals a day, according to anti-aging expert Dr. Maoshing Ni. Dr. Mao, as the doctor of Chinese medicine and author of the best-selling book Secrets of Long... Read More


How Obesity Abets Type 2 Diabetes

How Obesity Abets Type 2 Diabetes

Human fat can be healthy or sick - healthy in lean people and sick in obese. And a new research effort shows sick fat cells can produce proteins that contribute to type 2 diabetes. The study, performed by researchers at Temple University, discovered that fat cells in obese people bear a great... Read More



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