Intermittent Fasting Is No More Effective Than a Regular Diet, Study Says
A new study found that intermittent fasting is no more effective than the average diet” Original Article: Intermittent Fasting Is No More Effective Than a Regular Diet, Study Read more
Ask the dietitian: Avoid gaining weight over the holidays
Question: I socialize a lot over the holidays. How do I avoid gaining weight, as there is so much to tempt me and I always regret it.” Original Article: Ask the dietitian: Avoid Read more
New obesity procedure also reduces muscle mass
A new interventional treatment for obesity that is currently in clinical trials raises some concerns because it leads to loss of muscle as well as fat.” Original Article: New obesity Read more
Go4Life Workout Videos
  Watch 10-, 15-, 20-, and 60-minute exercise videos for older adults from Go4Life.” Original Article: Go4Life Workout Videos | Read more
U.S. physicians urge FDA to bolster labeling on high-sugar foods
The American Medical Association (AMA) is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ramp up labeling of high-sugar foods” Original Article: U.S. physicians urge FDA to Read more
You May Be Prediabetic and Don’t Know It, CDC Warns
More than one-third of Americans have prediabetes, but 90 percent of them don’t know they have it, medical experts say.” Original Article: You May Be Prediabetic and Don’t Read more
IBS Benefit with Hypnotherapy Extends to Non-Refractory Patients
Group hypno-sessions as effective as individual treatment and educational/supportive therapy in primary and secondary care settings” Original Article: IBS Benefit with Hypnotherapy Read more
University of Queensland team devises universal test for cancer
Researchers at University of Queensland have devised a new diagnostic test that can identify presence of tumour in the body based on a DNA nanostructure.” Original Read more
Too much sleep linked to a greater risk of disease and death, study finds
  The recommended amount of sleep for adults is six to eight hours a night. Sleeping more than those hours is associated with an increased risk of death and cardiovascular diseases, Read more
Why Weight Stigma is a Public Health Issue
There’s more to weight stigma than just the emotional consequences. Dive deeper into the underlying issues that may be impacting our community’s health as a whole.” Read more
Pops Diabetes wins FDA clearance for blood glucose monitoring system
Pops Diabetes Care said this week that the FDA cleared its Pops! one blood glucose monitoring system. The Minneapolis-based company’s device can be attached directly to the back of a Read more
Can We Grow More Food on Less Land? We’ll Have To, a New Study Finds
  To make meaningful progress on climate change, cows and wheat fields will have to become radically more efficient.” Original Article: Can We Grow More Food on Less Land? Read more
Apples Assist Weight Loss
Apples have many beneficial effects which can be mostly attributed to their antioxidant effects and positive impacts on heart health which include helping to regulate blood sugar, as Read more
The Complete Guide to the Science of Circadian Rhythms
Two leading scientists explain how circadian rhythms work and offer advice on lifestyle changes to improve your health” Original Article: The Complete Guide to the Science of Read more
Fasting, Longevity and the Mitochondrial Connection
There are diseases involving the entire body, e.g. hemorrhage, sepsis. There are diseases specific to the level of individual organs — heart failure, strokes, kidney failure, Read more
Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Associated with Early Puberty in Girls
Relationship with the ubiquitous parabens, phthalates, and phenols and early puberty not seen among boys” Original Article: Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Associated with Read more
Why Some Diabetes Patients Taking Metformin Need More Vitamin B12
Researchers say metformin could be reducing vitamin B12 levels in people with diabetes. Original Article: Diabetes, Vitamin B12 and Read more
Few Americans Have Optimal ‘Metabolic Health’
  Only about one in eight American adults has what is known as good metabolic health, a new study finds.” Original Article: Few Americans Have Optimal ‘Metabolic Read more
Early Puberty Mystery Linked to Family Exposure to Household Chemicals
American girls are now going through puberty significantly earlier than in decades prior, a trend that’s been linked to physiological and psychological risks. The various factors Read more
Study: Yo-yo diets can increase death risk
Yo-yo dieting can increase the risk of death, according to a new study.” Original Article: Study: Yo-yo diets can increase death Read more
When diabetes is diagnosed: How to use the grief cycle to provide emotional support
The diagnosis of diabetes is a significant life event, and reactions to it have frequently been likened to the grieving process, as individuals can mourn for the loss of health and Read more
Promoting Health After Gestational Diabetes
  Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. Mother can reduce their risk for developing Type 2 diabetes with these tips.” Original Article: Read more
Early Antibiotic Use May Be Tied to Higher Childhood Body Weight
Antibiotics before age 2 associated with very small increase in body weight at 5 years of age” Original Article: Early Antibiotic Use May Be Tied to Higher Childhood Body Read more
Antibiotics and Blood Glucose
The usual winter cold just seemed to linger and not go away. It had been 2 weeks of nasal congestion, runny nose and cough, but now I had sinus pressure and little to no energy. Read more
Type 2 Diabetes an Independent Risk Factor for Coronary Artery Disease
Type 2 diabetes is an independent risk factor for sudden cardiac arrest and death in patients with coronary artery disease with preserved ejection fraction.” Original Article: Type 2 Read more
Metformin Shown to Decrease AMD Risk in Diabetes Patients
In a new study conducted in Taiwan, investigators found that use of metformin to treat diabetes also reduced the risk of AMD development over a 13-year period.” Original Article: Read more
Increasing Incidence of Diabetes After Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy
There is increased reporting of rapidly progressive diabetes associated with immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy.” Original Article: Increasing Incidence of Diabetes After Immune Read more
Fructans, not gluten, might cause wheat sensitivity. Here’s what you need to know.
 We know that many people who follow a gluten-free diet don’t need to for medical reasons, such as having celiac disease. Yet some insist they aren’t going gluten-free because it’s Read more
Diabetes: Fasting before a blood test might actually be harmful
Is it actually a good idea for people with diabetes to fast before having a blood cholesterol test? A new study suggests this may do more harm than good.” Original Article: Diabetes: Read more
Even When Not In Rome, Eat A Mediterranean Diet To Cut Heart Disease Risk
New research not only confirms the heart health benefits of a Mediterranean-style diet, but also tracks these benefits over the long term.” Original Article: Even When Not In Rome, Read more
Nutrition programs in schools found to reduce obesity
The negative health effects associated with obesity make up a lengthy list. This is particularly important for children struggling to stay healthy, as many health risks can last through Read more
Is Coconut Oil All It’s Cracked Up To Be? Get The Facts On This Faddish Fat
  In the past few years, enthusiasts have touted coconut oil as the next great health food. But it contains high levels of saturated fat, which is associated with an increased risk of Read more
The 8 Worst Foods for Digestion – Cooking Light
If your stomach has been giving you trouble, one of these foods may be to blame.” Original Article: The 8 Worst Foods for Digestion – Cooking Read more
10 Harmful Diet Culture Phrases You Should Probably Stop Using
New year, new chance to just say no to diet culture, including phrases that can be harmful to people’s sense of self-worth.” Original Article: 10 Harmful Diet Culture Phrases Read more
Impossible Burger 2.0 tastes like beef. Really
Next up, steak.” Original Article: Impossible Burger 2.0 tastes like beef. Read more
Omega-3 supplements fail to reduce body weight, insulin resistance in adolescents with obesity
Combined with a hypocaloric diet, an omega-3 fatty acid supplement failed to improve measures of insulin resistance and body weight in children with obesity over 3 months, according to Read more