Obesity Archives

Quite a few recent studies have suggested that obesity is associated with chronic inflammation in fat tissue. Over the last few months researchers at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have found out that an imbalance between an enzyme and its inhibitor are causing a umber of factors including inflammation, insulin resistance, obesity and fatty liver…

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Here’s a short but informative article by Chris Haro found on the Kwik Med site where he talks about artificial  sweeteners and how that they are simply yellow, blue and pink packets of chemicals. There’s a link to the full article at the bottom of this page and I have left in just the natural…

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Something that many people aren’t aware of is that many modern baby foods and juices have a high carbohydrate content; many of those carbs are just simple sugars. It would seem that maxim that breast is best, holds true particularly according to a study by Mulchand Patel out of the University of Buffalo. More than…

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It seems that the medical establishment still does not feel comfortable with suggesting low carb diets for people with heart disease. It seems that they are afraid of something or another. Yet those of us who have followed low carb diets have found that almost without exception, the huge range of health benefits positively outweigh…

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Some food manufacturers engineer products to contain (from their point of view) the optimal balance of sugar and high fructose corn syrup. Then when you eat them you feel maximum crave and keep eating, drinking and buying more of their products. Its what they call your bliss point!

According to the latest research, it may be on your breath. It turns out that obesity may be detectable as a gas, thanks to organisms that inhabit our gut. In a study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, researchers extend our knowledge about the hidden universe of the  that live within us to show…

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According to the world bank- Food prices have dropped since peaking six months ago but remain near record levels, pushing the world’s poorest people toward “undernutrition” and obesity. “Unhealthy food tends to be cheaper than healthy ones, like junk food in developed countries,” Said their spokes man. Can you guess which countries have the highest…

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It turns out that strengthening bone to avoid fractures starts at a very young age. Bones become more porous and brittle with age, because the cells responsible for building bone become less active and can no longer keep up with the cells that destroy and remove old bone cells. Physical activity can shift this balance…

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Below is a post at Jimmy Moore’s about eating habits that I have commented on   Jimmy Moore: Eating habits are contagious infographic: http://www.nourishinteractive.com/blog/8…nfographic ~ Fascinating new health infographic for you to check out. They claim you’re 57% more likely to be obese if your friend is obese? But I contend this statistic is only true if…

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Here is another of my comments on a post at Jimmy Moore’s about gut bacteria   Jimmy Moore’s post: Gut Bacteria & Obesity – A Hidden Connection?: You’ve gotta read this outstanding column from a registered dietitian I’d never heard of before named Peter Curcio who says “the universal fear of dietary fat” is very likely…

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