Changing our Approach Towards Obesity

Currently, there are as many as seven million adults living with obesity in Canada. As we know, obesity is closely connected to several chronic conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension, type 2... Read more »

People Suffering From Obesity Who Carry The Flu Virus May Be Contagious For An Extended Time

Latest research shows that people who are obese may carry the influenza A virus for more extended periods of time compared to healthy weight people. The study’s results suggested that obesity influences... Read more »

Daily Fasting Helps Reducing Weight: Study Analysis of 16:8 Diet

Daily fasting really works in reducing weight and lowering blood pressure, according to a new study. The study was published by researchers at the University of Illinois, Chicago, in the journal Nutrition... Read more »

Meat Pie Is Not The Healthy Protein in Your Diet, According to Scientists

If you think that meat pie, burgers or pizza with meat is protein, then we have some bad news. This is not what scientists call a high protein healthy diet! A survey... Read more »

Exposure to Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals Can Increase Obesity Rates

A research study from the Universities of Aveiro and Beira Interior, Portugal, has analyzed how some common chemicals can increase our risk of becoming overweight and obese. Previous studies pointed out that... Read more »

Symptoms in Lupus Are Worsened By Obesity

Patients that have systemic lupus erythematosus – SLE that were also obese had worse symptoms than the ones that had a normal range weight, according to a cross-sectional study. Obesity is when... Read more »

Is Stevia Healthy? What Are the Downsides of Consuming It?

If stevia is a nonnutritive sweetener with no calories, then how does it affect the human body? Many health and food safety organizations see stevia as a safe sweetener because it’s made... Read more »

Artificial Sweeteners Cause Obesity and Diabetes, Shows New Study

It might be true that sugar is our number one enemy when it comes to getting fat, or developing chronic diseases, but a new study performed on lab mice shows that artificial... Read more »

Junk Food Marketing Secretly Targets Kids On Social Media and on the Internet

If children are addicted to junk food, it’s because of the food advertising messing with the child’s brain. Many ads are directed especially to children, luring them towards unhealthy food. These facts... Read more »