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New research from the University of Queensland in Australia highlights the connection between inflammation and obesity.

 

They found that there is an abnormal amount of an inflammatory protein called PAR2 in the abdominal fat tissue of overweight and obese humans.

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Can you be overweight and truly healthy?

 

A new review from a leading medical journal, Annals of Internal Medicine, looked into that question, concluded that being overweight carries serious health risks.

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By Dr. Mark Hyman

The common wisdom is that if you are thin, you are healthy.

 

But new research points to just how dangerous being skinny can be – if you are a skinny fat person that is.

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In this video, University of California professor Dr. Robert Lustig and colleagues look at how our stressed-out and hectic lives impact our waistlines and our health. High stress shifts behavior and appetite, stimulates overeating and is linked to insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome and obesity.

 

They reveal the results of a remarkable study that looked at how reducing stress can help cut belly fat. Watch the video to learn more

 

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Nearly 12 percent of Chinese adults may have diabetes, according to a study appearing in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

 

The study, based on a nationally representative sample of adults in China in 2010, also indicates the rate of prediabetes is about 50 percent.

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Is smoldering inflammation in your body making you overweight and unwell?

 

In the video below, leading integrated medicine physician Mark Hyman, M.D. explains how inflammation causes chronic disease and weight gain. You can see Dr. Hyman’s enthusiasm for fighting inflammation as he shows us steps we can take to help cool inflammation in our bodies. Watch the video below, then read Dr. Leo Galland’s very well-liked Natural Anti- Inflammatory Foods and Supplements That Help Arthritis

 


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