Tag: obesity

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 

Could A Protein be to Blame for Anxiety and Diabetes?

Could A Protein be to Blame for Anxiety and Diabetes?

Photo by Tim Gouw on Unsplash A protein, FKBP51, has been associated with anxiety and diabetes, as it contributes to the regulation of the stress system. Diabetes Diabetes is a life-threatening disease that causes your blood sugar and triglycerides to become continuously and severely elevated. 

Study: Alarming Rise in Cancer due to Diabetes and Obesity

Study: Alarming Rise in Cancer due to Diabetes and Obesity

Photo by Jennifer Burk on Unsplash Researchers from several worldwide institutions – including the Imperial College London in the UK and the International Agency for Research on Cancer of the World Health Organization (WHO) in France – have discovered that cancers related to metabolic diseases 

“Talk Test” to Determine Your Moderate Physical Activity

“Talk Test” to Determine Your Moderate Physical Activity

More than one-third of adults in the United States are obese. With that number on the rise, the risk of developing obesity-related conditions like heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes is on the rise, as well. Your doctor has told you to start following 

Middle-aged? Being Overweight or Obese May Age Your Brain 10 Years

Middle-aged? Being Overweight or Obese May Age Your Brain 10 Years

A new study published in the journal Neurobiology of Aging from the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge reveals that middle-aged adults who were overweight had reduced white matter volume in the brain, which, researchers say, represents around a decade of brain aging. 

FDA Approved: New AspireAssist Obesity Device

FDA Approved: New AspireAssist Obesity Device

A majority of individuals are always looking for the next big weight loss fad. But what would you say to a new obesity treatment device that uses a surgically-placed tube to drain some of what you consumed after every meal? Well, the FDA says it’s