A recent study links shorter sleep with an increase in sugar-sweetened, caffeinated drink consumption — and while the reason seems obvious, the study shows just how much sleep people need to reduce that behavior and sugar intake.
Obesity and Diabetes
Researchers tested a high-fat diet that contained fermentable carbohydrate and found that it protected against obesity, but relied on a speficif receptor.
Americans now take obesity as seriously as cancer, and say it’s an even bigger health threat than heart disease, the nation’s leading killer.
Sleep deprivation may result in people consuming more calories during the following day, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis led by researchers at King’s College London.
Study to see if Weight Watchers led to better outcomes for people with type 2 diabetes than standard care has been published – showing statistically and clinically significant results.
Experts are urging that we cut dietary omega 6 and boost omega 3 to curb soaring obesity rates, citing the the current ratio is 16:1 when it has always been 1:2/1 throughout human evolution.
Researchers from New York University shows whether fast-food menu calorie counts help consumers make healthy choices – or not – in a new study published in the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing.
A group of Atlanta physicians are challenging patients and residents to a health challenge based on a plant-based diet which can boost metabolism, lower blood pressure, improve cholesterol, and stabilize blood sugar.
The Obalon Balloon System, a weight-loss system that uses gastric balloons to occupy space in the stomach, has been approved by the FDA for product marketing.
Being obese increases the risk of developing heart disease, liver disease and diabetes, but researchers report that citrus fruit may help prevent the effect that obesity has.