obesity


Time-Restricted Eating: The Lost Key to Weight Loss?

According to nutrition experts the benefits of eating during a certain timespan include: reduced inflammation, increased detoxification, enhanced immunity, improved brain function, decreased risk of cancer and minimized effects of aging.


Love Spicy Things? Chili Peppers May Increase Longevity

Spicy food is good for you. Earlier studies have associated chili pepper with a range of health benefits, and a new study provides evidence that it may even help extend your life.


Dark Chocolate: The Perfect Antidote for a Midday Slump — You’re Welcome

Researchers at Northern Arizona University discovered that dark chocolate can boost attention levels and alertness as well as lower blood pressure.


Weight May Influence Preference for Sweets

It’s normal for young people to prefer sweet foods. But as they reach adulthood, these preferences typically decline. However, in people with obesity, the drop-off may not be as sharp. New research suggests there could be a reason for this phenomenon. It may be that the brain’s reward system operates differently in people who...


Calorie Restriction Boosts Mood and Increases Sex Drive

Calorie restriction is something most people associate with weight loss programs. But today, scientists are learning that restricting calories—no matter what weight you are—can come with some impressive benefits. In a new study, researchers evaluated the effects on calorie restriction in 220 non-obese adults with BMIs from 22 to 28. These people were divided...


10 Signs Your Pet May Have a Blood Sugar Imbalance

As weight management continues to be a problem for many dogs and cats, vets are finding canine and feline diabetes to be a growing concern.


Drink This Juice to Extend Your Nightly Sleep by 90 Minutes

Studies show that drinking tart cherry juice two times a day can give you up to 90 more minutes of sleep at night.


The Healthiest Way to Sit at a Desk All Day

Here's the ideal set up for your every day seated workstation in order to decrease the risk of overuse and postural dysfunction.


America Falls Short on 4 Characteristics of Healthy Living

If you’re achieving all four characteristics of a healthy lifestyle, you’re in the minority. A new study shows that only 2.7 percent of the population meets the four general barometers that define healthy behavior. These include a good diet, moderate exercise, a recommended percentage of body fat and being a non-smoker. The results are...


Daytime Sleepiness Linked to Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

Do you tend to experience daytime sleepiness or require afternoon naps? If so, you may be at a higher risk of developing metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is characterized by increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, and abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels. And it greatly increases your risk of...