Tag: metabolism

Review Finds that Ginger Does Have Positive Effect on Obesity

By Heather Callaghan, Natural Blaze Do you ever hear things like “drink lemon water to lose weight” and wonder if stuff like that is really true? Ginger’s effects on cancers like leukemia are stoking interest in both the scientific community and with consumers, but what about obesity and metabolic syndrome? You may be tempted to think…

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Balancing Tea and Coffee Lowers Incidence of Metabolic Disorders

By Mae Chan Latest research has suggested that on balance, coffee and tea intake may lower the incidence of metabolic disorders and exert a protective effect on health. These effects have been credited to their antioxidant content. Phenolic compound content has also been implicated as has the formation of melanoidins during the roasting process. High…

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Intermittent Fasting for Fat Loss (Or Is 5 Meals per Day Better)?

By Yuri Elkaim I’m always surprised (and a little frustrated) by the staying power of certain ideas within the health and fitness world. Some concepts just get lodged in people’s brains and have an incredible amount of influence over them. One of the most persistent and pervasive dietary doctrines out there is the thought that…

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Exposure to Air Pollution Increases the Risk of Obesity

If findings of rat study are verified in humans, urgent action needed DURHAM, N.C. — Laboratory rats who breathed Beijing’s highly polluted air gained weight and experienced cardio-respiratory and metabolic dysfunctions after three to eight weeks of exposure. A study appearing in the March issue of the Journal of the Federation of American Societies for…

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Junk Food Eating Generations Can Pass Metabolic Disorders To Their Children

By Mae Chan “You are what your parent’s eat,” is becoming more relevant by the day. According to a study published in journal Science, just one junk food-eating generation can pass on the metabolic disorders it gains from an unhealthy diet to the next. Less than two years ago, scientists officially linked processed foods to…

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Can Mitochondria Determine How You Respond to Stress?

By  Natural Blaze New research has linked mitochondria health to psychological health and the response to stress. This connection is crucial for understanding the origins of certain disease and turns mental health theories on their head! The interesting new finding shows that it’s not stress causing our problems necessarily – but the ability of our…

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