Let’s face it, body fat has a bad reputation – something we fret about constantly and try to burn away with regular exercise. Well, here’s something to consider as you try to keep your New Year’s resolution of losing weight: When it comes to age-related obesity, brown fat is simply failing us.
New research, conducted by Japan’s University of Shizuoka and published by the Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) in January, reveals that …Read more
Over the past few years, governments across the globe have been fixated on lowering cholesterol levels in order to reduce the occurrence of heart disease. Butter and cheese have long been avoided in a healthy diet, as they contain high amounts of saturated fats and calories. But recent research now flies in the face of all that – now scientists say that butter and cheese may be heart health foods after all, and that including them in your diet could …Read more
Most people think of excess weight and extra body fat as a sign of being unhealthy. The connection between obesity and a wide range of health disorders has long been documented and researched, and it has become common knowledge that excess body fat can lead to all manner of health issues . Often, doctors assume that they can take one look at a patient and see why they are experiencing health problems, because the patient is visibly overweight.
But there …Read more
Obesity is a significant issue in today’s society, with approximately 35 percent of the global population being overweight and 11 percent being obese, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The problem has become so significant that obesity is now officially labeled as a disease. There are many health risks associated with excessive weight, with at least 2.8 million fatalities in adults around the world each year because of complications related to excess weight. New research published in the Journal …Read more