Category Archives: weight loss

Turmeric Modified to Fight Inflammation

Curcumin is a naturally occurring compound found in the spice turmeric that has been used for centuries as an Ayurvedic medicine treatment for allergies, diabetes and ulcers. However, it is not absorbed well by the body.

Now new research shows that a modified formulation of the spice releases its anti-inflammatory goodness throughout the body.

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High-Fat Meals More Harmful to Males

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When it comes to nutritional guidance against obesity, one size may not fit all.

New study reveals that an occasional high-fat meal may be okay for women, but for men at risk for obesity, it is definitely a no-go.

Deborah Clegg, a scientist with Cedars-Sinai Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute and a team of international researchers found Continue reading

 

Obesity Accelerates Aging of the Liver: UCLA

Obesity has become an epidemic in the West. It’s linked to many chronic diseases. UCLA researchers and a German team went further and found for the first time that obesity greatly accelerates aging of the liver.

This finding could explain the early onset of many age-related diseases, including liver cancer, in obese subjects.

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Wire Your Brain for Healthy Foods

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Good news for people concerned about weight gain – you can train your brain to prefer healthy low-calorie foods over unhealthy higher-calorie foods!

 

Scientists in Boston found that it is possible to reverse the addictive Continue reading