Diet success: plants active ingredient stops Hunger!

Help in losing weight: Herbal agent activates satiety center in the brain The majority of people the weight loss a diet is very difficult, because the feeling of Hunger signals, it is essential to eat. Relapses are practically inevitable. Now science has learning to a breakthrough. They discovered a plant-based active ingredient that soothes, apparently, Hunger. Unhealthy Overweight If you […]

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Health effects of metabolic ‘magic bullet’ protein: New model lets scientists activate health-promoting enzyme AMPK at any time and in any tissue

The metabolic protein AMPK has been described as a kind of magic bullet for health. Studies in animal models have shown that compounds that activate the protein have health-promoting effects to reverse diabetes, improve cardiovascular health, treat mitochondrial disease — even extend life span. However, how much of the effects of these compounds can be fully attributed to AMPK versus […]

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High-fat diets appear bad for blood pressure in younger males and females

There’s more evidence that a high-fat diet is bad for both younger males and females, but exactly how it’s harmful may differ between the sexes, scientists report. While they hypothesized that high-fat fare would be harder on males, they found that in just four weeks both young male and female rats experienced comparable increases in blood pressure. “You have a […]

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Overweight, apparently, for a quarter of Asthma cases in obese children responsible

Connection between weight and Asthma diseases in obese children In the past few years, various scientific studies showed that Asthma risk increases due to Overweight. A recent study suggests that obesity for around a quarter of all Asthma diseases in obese children. More and more children are to thick In Germany more and more Obese. Also, many of the children […]

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Food insecurity linked with binge-eating disorder and obesity

Food insecurity—difficulty affording enough food to support regular, balanced meals—was associated with increased likelihoods of binge-eating disorder and obesity in a recent International Journal of Eating Disorders study. It is important to examine potential links between binge-eating disorder and food insecurity because binge eating is associated with more severe mental and physical health problems than overeating or obesity alone. To […]

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Targeting chemical signals between the gut and brain could lead to new treatment for obesity

New research published in The Journal of Physiology has shed light on how to disrupt chemical signals that affect how much someone eats, which could lead to a method for helping manage obesity. Obesity is one of today’s most prevalent public health concerns. In the UK it affects around 1 in every 4 adults and around 1 in every 5 […]

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Good help in primary care for children with obesity

Children treated for obesity in primary or outpatient care have a relatively good chance of fending off weight problems over the next few years as well, a study published in Acta Paediatrica shows. “There’s an attitude that obesity is so terribly difficult to get rid of that you have to send the child to a specialist clinic, sometimes many tens […]

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The cause of asthma in children may be obese

Specialists at Duke University in the US came to the conclusion that obesity in children can be a cause of asthma, and weight gain can become a kind treatment of this disease. The results of this study published the journal Pediatrics. “A quarter of asthma cases in children with obesity can be caused by obesity, and that means that they […]

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Common tactics for health promotion at work may be detrimental to employees with obesity

Workplace health promotion programs that encourage employees to take responsibility for their own weight may have detrimental effects for employees with obesity, reveals a new study. These range from feeling increasingly responsible for their weight but perceiving they have less control over it, to increased workplace weight stigma and discrimination. Ironically, these effects could even lead to increased obesity and […]

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