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By Dr. Mark Hyman

 

You are more likely to be healthy if your friends are healthy and more likely to be overweight if your friends are overweight.

 

Both good health and bad health are contagious. So is happiness or depression.

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By Michael Fuhrman, D.C.

 

Coconut oil appears to possess a variety of useful properties that may make it, when used appropriately, an excellent dietary fat.

 

Coconut oil is full of antioxidative compounds which helps protect it from oxidation and degradation.

 

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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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