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Liver impaired by two weeks of fat & fructose

It took just two weeks of a typical Western diet, high in fat and fructose, to make the livers of healthy adult rats get more fatty and and…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

5 Jun 30, 2014
Reply by Joan Denoo

Vitamin D deficiency makes us obese

Vitamin D can lower weight, blood sugar via the brain, study finds Vitamin D deficiency affects weight and blood sugar regulation by the hy…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Jun 28, 2014
Reply by Randall Smith

Non-science based medical writer

I found a foggy essay advocating homeopathy by Dr. Katz.  So I don't think anymore that he is doing a good job straddling the divide betwee…

Started by Luara

0 May 8, 2014

How fiber limits appetite

Discovery of anti-appetite molecule released by fiber could help tackle obesity When fiber is fermented by bacteria in the gut, acetate is…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 May 5, 2014
Reply by Luara

Science-based nutrition writer

I bumped into a good science-based writer on public health and nutrition, Dr. David Katz.  He writes a Huff Post blog on nutrition, and he…

Started by Luara

4 May 2, 2014
Reply by Luara

Exercise 1 minute, live 7 minutes longer

Every Minute Of Exercise Could Lengthen Your Life Seven Minutes Live so much longer when you exercise. If you play with the data of a recen…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

4 Feb 23, 2014
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

underestimating food intake

People underestimate their food intake, and fatter people underestimate it more.  Sometimes by astonishing amounts.  I saw an episode of th…

Started by Luara

14 Dec 15, 2013
Reply by Luara

Don't eat the crispy french fries: FDA tells how to cut acrylamide

Crispy french fries are the best french fries, one may (correctly) argue, but they're also more likely to contain a chemical called acryla…

Started by Steph S.

2 Nov 25, 2013
Reply by Steph S.

Paralyze your vagus nerve for weight loss

Fighting Fat With Botox Obese rats had their vagus nerve paralyzed with a botox injection and lost 20-30 % of their body weight in five wee…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Oct 4, 2013

Nerve damage vicious cycle

Obese Stomachs Tell Us Diets Are Doomed to Fail The nerve which tells us our stomach is full becomes desensitized in the obese. The hormone…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

5 Sep 21, 2013
Reply by Luara


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