Obesity is an independent risk factor for depression

Obesity is an independent risk factor for depression

October 29, 2021
Summary: Metabolic disorders and depression are widespread. It is a well-established fact that obesity increases the risk of metabolic diseases like diabetes or cardiovascular conditions. Further, studies show that obesity also considerably increases the risk of depression. Although the relationship between obesity and metabolic disorders…

Covid-19 restrictions doubled the rate of weight gain in children.

Covid-19 restrictions doubled the rate of weight gain in children.

October 11, 2021
Summary: The prevalence of obesity in children and young adults has risen in the US and even globally. It will have long-term consequences like an increase in diabetes, hypertension, and other related disorders. It has been an ongoing trend for the last few decades. Even…

What are the health benefits of losing weight?

What are the health benefits of losing weight?

August 20, 2021
Important Points: Weight Loss Benefits Diabetes Cancer Pain Cognitive function What are the health benefits of losing weight? 1. It will improve your cognitive function Losing weight is not just a physical change; it can also affect the way a person thinks. According to a…

Refined Grains: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Refined Grains: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

April 16, 2021
Important Points: whole grains refined grains Western dietary pattern diabetes obesity Refined Grains: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly Flour is all around us and a temptation at every meal. Breakfast toast, bagels, cereal, and pancakes fill our tables. Lunch revolves around sandwiches, wraps, pasta…

What’s on your plate? Does overeating cause diabetes?

What’s on your plate? Does overeating cause diabetes?

March 12, 2021
Important Points: Diabetes Diet Sugar Physical activity Obesity What’s on your plate? Does overeating cause diabetes? We live in the modern-day age of convenience where everything is available to us at the touch of a button. A study published in the Journal of Translational Medicine…

What is the relationship between metabolic Inflammation and type 2 diabetes?

What is the relationship between metabolic Inflammation and type 2 diabetes?

February 5, 2021
Important Points: Inflammation Diabetes Obesity Metabolic syndrome Beta cells What is the relationship between metabolic Inflammation and type 2 diabetes? A growing body of data shows that type 2 diabetes is at least in part rooted in inflammation. The higher a person’s body mass index, the…

Is there a solution to rising insulin prices?

Is there a solution to rising insulin prices?

January 1, 2021
Important Points: Insulin price Diabetes Ration Is there a solution to rising insulin prices? The subject of the rising cost of insulin has been a contentious topic of debates about policies in the eyes of the public; however, the human struggle of patients trying to…

How much inactivity can trigger diabetes symptoms?

How much inactivity can trigger diabetes symptoms?

October 23, 2020
Important Points: Diabetes Active Inactivity Health benefits How much inactivity can trigger diabetes symptoms? One of the core risk factors for diabetes and general unhealthiness is sticking to a sedentary lifestyle. Not moving around or having no physical activity not only promotes muscular decline and…

How can intermittent fasting help with your health?

How can intermittent fasting help with your health?

October 9, 2020
Important Points: Intermittent Fasting Benefits Diabetes How can intermittent fasting help with your health? Intermittent fasting may be a new concept for some, but it’s gaining a lot of popularity especially because of its touted health benefits. Intermittent fasting is not a diet in a…

Gut Bacteria’s Effect on Brain Health

Gut Bacteria’s Effect on Brain Health

October 2, 2020
Important Points: Diabetes Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Fatigue Multiple Sclerosis Gut Bacteria’s Effect on Brain Health Our brain is one of the most complex living structures know to man. Until recently, we have viewed the brain as sole and central to our bodies function, but today…