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Shedding pounds may benefit your heart -- even if some weight is regained Weight loss was associated with decreased risk factors for cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes for at least five years -- even if some weight was regained, according to a review of research on behavioral weight loss programs. People who lost weight
Science Daily | Mar 28, 2023 6:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dieting: Brain amplifies signal of hunger synapses Many people who have dieted are familiar with the yo-yo effect: after the diet, the kilos are quickly put back on. Researchers have now shown in mice that communication in the brain changes during a diet: The nerve cells that mediate the feeling of hunger
Science Daily | Mar 24, 2023 5:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Finding the sweet spot in sugar reductions Putting less sugar in sodas and reducing the package size of sodas sold in supermarkets may help reduce our collective sugar intake and thus lower the associated health risks. Good news for consumers, but how does it affect manufacturers? Research conduct
Science Daily | Mar 24, 2023 5:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Use age, not weight, to screen for diabetes Focus on age, not weight, to capture the greatest number of people in all racial and ethnic groups with prediabetes and diabetes, reports a new study. Screening all adults aged 35 to 70 years, regardless of weight, identifies the greatest proportion of ad
Science Daily | Mar 24, 2023 1:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A higher dose of magnesium each day keeps dementia at bay More magnesium in our daily diet leads to better brain health as we age, according to scientists.
Science Daily | Mar 23, 2023 2:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How fit is your gut microbiome? It is well known that the microbiomes of athletes are different from of those who are sedentary. To investigate how exercise shapes the gut microbiota in non-athletes, the study assessed information on the type, time and intensity of exercise in relation
Science Daily | Mar 22, 2023 11:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is bone health linked to brain health? People who have low bone density may have an increased risk of developing dementia compared to people who have higher bone density. The study does not prove that low bone density causes dementia. It only shows an association.
Science Daily | Mar 22, 2023 11:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sweets change our brain Chocolate bars, chips and fries - why can't we just ignore them in the supermarket? Researchers have now shown that foods with a high fat and sugar content change our brain: If we regularly eat even small amounts of them, the brain learns to consume preci
Science Daily | Mar 22, 2023 6:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Novel drug makes mice skinny even on sugary, fatty diet Deleting a gene that promotes magnesium transport into mitochondria (which are cells' power plants) resulted in more efficient metabolism of sugar and fat in the energy centers. The result: skinny, healthy mice. Now the research team, has developed a smal
Science Daily | Mar 22, 2023 12:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study shows 'obesity paradox' does not exist: Waist-to-height ratio is a better indicator of outcomes in patients with heart failure than BMI New research has debunked the idea that there is an 'obesity paradox', whereby patients with heart failure who are overweight or obese are thought to be less likely to end up in hospital or die than people of normal weight. The study, which is published i
Science Daily | Mar 22, 2023 12:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend