Krispy Kreme's "Promotion" for Pharma Promotes Obesity and Disease for Poor and People of Color

Krispy Kreme's "Promotion" for Pharma Promotes Obesity and Disease for Poor and People of Color

By race/ethnicity, the same obesity and education pattern was seen among non-Hispanic White, non-Hispanic Black, and Hispanic women, and also among non-Hispanic White men, although the differences were not all statistically significant.

Flaxseeds improve gut health and metabolic health, increase production of beneficial fatty acids

Flaxseeds improve gut health and metabolic health, increase production of beneficial fatty acids

The researchers reported that consumption of a high-fat diet without fiber caused mice to have fewer good bacteria and lower levels of beneficial fatty acids. Other health benefits associated with adding flaxseed to high-fat diets included better glucose control and higher levels of short-chain fatty acids (SCFA).

Common food additive could raise the risk of diabetes and obesity

Common food additive could raise the risk of diabetes and obesity

Natural Health News — A food ingredient widely used in baked goods, animal feeds and artificial flavourings, appears to increase levels of several hormones that are associated with risk of obesity and diabetes, according to new research.

Is the Flu Vaccine Really ‘Working Well’ This Year?

Is the Flu Vaccine Really ‘Working Well’ This Year?

According to interim estimates 1 released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on February 15, 2019 — which uses data from 3,254 adults and children enrolled in the U.S. Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Network between November 23, 2018, and February 2, 2019 — the overall adjusted effectiveness of the 2018-19 flu vaccine against all influenza virus infection associated with acute respiratory illness (ARI) needing medical attention was 47 percent.

Can This Antioxidant Protect You From Liver Disease?

Can This Antioxidant Protect You From Liver Disease?

The researchers found that the mice fed the high fat diet gave birth to offspring with an increased risk of getting NAFLD. The PQQ supplementation in those fed the high fat diet did not influence their weight gain, but it reduced the fat and inflammation in their livers even prior to birth.

Processed Food Leads to Cancer and Early Death

Processed Food Leads to Cancer and Early Death

Cancer trends in young adults often serve as a sentinel for the future disease burden in older adults, among whom most cancer occurs.'" Advertisement Changes in Diet Drive Obesity Epidemic Studies 8 , 9 , 10 have repeatedly demonstrated that when people switch from a traditional whole food diet to processed foods (which are high in refined flour, processed sugar and harmful vegetable oils), disease inevitably follows.

Obesity Raises Cancer Risk in Young People

Obesity Raises Cancer Risk in Young People

Among young adults ranging in age from 25 to 49, the rates of several of those obesity-related cancers increased during the study period.

Bigger Belly Linked to Brain Shrinkage

Bigger Belly Linked to Brain Shrinkage

Excess Belly Fat Linked to Brain Shrinkage The study involved more than 9,600 participants with an average age of 55, who received scores for both body mass index (BMI), a flawed formula that divides your weight by the square of your height, and waist-to-hip ratio (WHR).

How High Is Your Stroke Risk?

How High Is Your Stroke Risk?

The study, which was conducted at the University of Washington in Seattle, found that the average estimated lifetime risk for having a stroke in people 25 and older around the world is 25 percent.1 These results are based on data collected for the Global Burden of Disease study—a comprehensive international program created to assess the impact of major diseases—in 2016, focusing on stroke-related risks in 195 countries around the world.

Depression, anxiety impact health as much as smoking and obesity

Depression, anxiety impact health as much as smoking and obesity

Anxiety and depression may be leading predictors of conditions ranging from heart disease and high blood pressure to arthritis, headaches, back pain and stomach upset, having similar effects as long-established risk factors like smoking and obesity, according to the new research.

Boost Your Metabolism With a Cyclical Ketogenic Diet

Boost Your Metabolism With a Cyclical Ketogenic Diet

What they discovered here was that as carbohydrate ratios diminished, energy expenditure increased (meaning metabolism improved), prompting the team to conclude that low-carb diets "may improve the success of obesity treatment, especially among those with high insulin secretion." (For a review of and discussion about the strategy used to measure energy expenditure, see this Popular Science article.19)

Teenage Obesity Raises Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Teenage Obesity Raises Pancreatic Cancer Risk

The study, which took place at Tel Aviv University in Israel, found that being obese as a teenager may elevate the risk of developing pancreatic cancer years later as an adult.

Does Obesity Cause Arthritis?

Does Obesity Cause Arthritis?

The researchers were surprised to find the effects of obesity on gut bacteria, inflammation and OA were prevented when the high-fat diet was supplemented with oligofructose.