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Your Blood-Brain Barrier: How Obesity Impacts Learning and Memory

Your Blood-Brain Barrier: How Obesity Impacts Learning and Memory

Photo by Ursula Spaulding on Unsplash According to scientists from the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, obesity can break down our protective blood-brain barrier resulting in problems with learning and memory. This study is published in the Journal of Neuroscience. What is the […]

CDC Report: 7 States Have Obesity Levels At Or Above 35%

CDC Report: 7 States Have Obesity Levels At Or Above 35%

Photo by I Yunmai on Unsplash In a statement released by the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, new data on self-reported adult obesity prevalence for all 50 states for 2017 were reported. This data comes from the Behavioral […]

High Levels of Body Fat? You Could Have a Vitamin D Deficiency

High Levels of Body Fat? You Could Have a Vitamin D Deficiency

Photo by Radu Florin on Unsplash According to data presented in Barcelona at the European Society of Endocrinology annual meeting, higher levels of belly fat are associated with lower vitamin D levels in obese individuals. The study reports that vitamin D levels are lower in […]

There’s A Link Between Gut Bacteria and Obesity You Need To Know About

There’s A Link Between Gut Bacteria and Obesity You Need To Know About

Photo by 𝚂𝚒𝚘𝚛𝚊 𝙿𝚑𝚘𝚝𝚘𝚐𝚛𝚊𝚙𝚑𝚢 on Unsplash According to new research from Lund University in Sweden, there is a link between your gut bacteria and obesity; Certain amino acids in our blood can be connected to both obesity and the composition of the gut microbiome. Here’s […]

New Study: Aged Garlic Extract May Help with Inflammation Brought on by Obesity

New Study: Aged Garlic Extract May Help with Inflammation Brought on by Obesity

Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash A new study soon to be published in the Journal of Nutrition conducted by LA BioMed, has found that the supplement Aged Garlic Extract can “reverse the buildup of deadly plaque in arteries and help prevent the progression of […]

How Fast Food Impacts Your Body

How Fast Food Impacts Your Body

📸 by Emmy Smith on Unsplash According to research from the University of Bonn in Germany, eating fast food is like giving your body a bacterial infection. The obesity rate in the U.S. is a major health issue. According to the Centers for Disease Control […]