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Living A Healthy Life With Diabetes, Part 2 – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 10

Living A Healthy Life With Diabetes, Part 2 – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 10

In Episode 2 of Living A Healthy Life with Diabetes, Amanda Williams, MPH breaks down the difference between prediabetes and metabolic syndrome. Plus, essential nutrients to help counteract the impact of the SAD diet.

Can Intermittent Fasting Help Ease Metabolic Syndrome?

Can Intermittent Fasting Help Ease Metabolic Syndrome?

The American Heart Association reports that metabolic syndrome affects about 23% of adults. A new study now says that eating within a certain time window – intermittent fasting – can help tackle that.

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 […]