Converting Bad Fat into Good Fat

There’s good fat and bad fat in our bodies. The good fat helps burn calories, while the bad fat hoards calories, contributing to weight gain and obesity. Now, new research at Washington University School of Read More

Can Drinking Coffee Prevent Diabetes?

In recent years, researchers have identified substances in coffee that could help quash the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. But few of these have been tested in animals. Now in study appearing in ACS’ Journal Read More

Sitting Disease: The New Health Hazard

Sedentary behavior is the new norm as most jobs do not require active movement. Sitting in a car instead of walking, standing on the escalator instead of walking up the stairs, using an electric mixer Read More

Type 2 Diabetes Can be Reversed

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with intensive medical treatment using oral medications, insulin and lifestyle therapies, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Type 2 diabetes Read More

Are You Food Addicted?

Detox is big these days. Everybody’s talking about and trying it—juicing, fasting, cleansing, odd diets, colonics, and more. There are ancient healing systems that teach about detoxification—including ayurveda—and each approach has its pros and cons. Read More

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