The health of your white adipose tissue is central to your well being. Virtually any condition of poor metabolic function has unfit fat as a primary component of the problem. For example, as inflammation rises insulin resistance sets in. A new study shows that grape extract can reduce the inflammatory signals coming from human fat cells and resolve insulin resistance, making this a valuable nutrient as part of your weight management efforts.Read More...
A new study with mice shows that exposing them to a high phosphate junk food diet causes them to die sooner. High phosphate promotes calcification of all the wrongs things, especially kidneys and arteries. Extra phosphate exposure comes from soda and many food additives used in processed foods. The prematurely aging mice had hypogonadism, infertility, uncoordinated movement, severe skeletal muscle wasting, emphysema, bone loss, skin atrophy, and intestinal atrophy.Read More...
It is very clear that extra pounds are an inflammatory burden to your body that accelerates aging in multiple ways. Not only are there immune cells within your white adipose tissue getting all bent out of shape, the problem is spreading all around your body. A new study shows that obese people in poor metabolic condition who lose 15 pounds can drastically improve their immune system function simply by getting in a constant trend of weight loss.Read More...
Refined sugar added to food is a primary method used by the makers of junk food to addict consumers to their brand. The added sugar stimulates pleasure-related dopamine production leading to addiction and increased overall calorie intake. I’ve been explaining this for years. Now the Journal of the American Medical Association has published a study that finally proves that the extra sugar is causing changes in blood fats known to be associated with heart disease, many other diseases, and early death.Read More...
Olive oil is a staple of the Mediterranean diet and has long been associated with the reduce risk for heart disease in cultures consuming it. A new study analyzes detailed gene responses in patients with the metabolic syndrome (overweight, high cholesterol, high blood sugar, high blood pressure, low HDL). They demonstrated that extra virgin olive oil significantly reduces the expression of inflammatory genes, whereas refined olive oil has no benefit.Read More...
DHA is now recognized as a superior nutrient for cardiovascular health, cognitive function, memory, mood, learning, vision quality (including protection against macular degeneration), bone health, fertility, cancer prevention, and inflammation reduction. Somewhat less understood is its vital role in supporting your metabolism by directly benefiting the health of your white adipose tissue and regulation of blood sugar. DHA has been shown to assist factors that help you to lose weight or maintain a proper weight while helping to offset the stress factors associated with being overweight or gaining weight. In this regard, maximizing your intake of DHA can be a powerful tool to assist you in your battle of the bulge.Read More...
The FDA is sounding alarm bells and the national media has jumped on the bandwagon. Triclosan is no longer flying under the radar like hundreds of others of its toxic chemical friends. Like bisphenol A, triclosan has a bullâ€™s-eye on its forehead. This is not only a health story; it is a story of political intrigue. It pits the obesity epidemic against an industry that is helping to cause it. Is Michelle Obama paying attention?Read More...
When â€œfree speechâ€ means hoodwinking children to become obese through the advertisement of junk food or poisoning Americans with glorified ads for extremely toxic drugs, it is time to rethink what is going on â€“ as both con games are costing the U.S. healthcare system and taxpayers hundreds of billions of dollars. A new study done at UCLA shows that it is not the sedentary aspect of TV watching that causes children to become obese. Rather, it is the number of commercials they are exposed to that is the actual culprit.Read More...
Type 2 diabetes is a difficult health problem because multiple aspects of calorie utilization simply donâ€™t work properly. A study with young adults (ages 18 - 25) shows the cellular problem is worse than thought. Normally exercise conditions cells to make more energy by facilitating the development of additional mitochondria (cellular engines). This study showed that young Type 2 diabetic adults failed to activate the gene signals required for this exercise benefit, in turn making their metabolic problem more difficult to resolveRead More...
There has been plenty of attention given to various tragedies of senseless murders. What makes these psychopaths tick? For that matter, why do criminals do what they do when they must know they will eventually be caught? How can such individuals care so little about others and have no fear or remorse related to their actions? A rather surprising answer comes from research done at Vanderbilt University.Read More...
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