Vitamin D treatment acts in the brain to improve weight and blood glucose (sugar) control in obese rats, according to a new study being presented Saturday at the joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society: ICE/ENDO 2014 in Chicago.
Most Americans eat a diet that consists of little to no protein for breakfast, a bit of protein at lunch and an overabundance of protein at dinner. As long as they get their recommended dietary allowance of about 60 grams, it's all good, right?
Garlic. The first thing that might come to mind is fending off vampires and bad breath. But did you know that garlic actually has its pungent odour characteristic because of potent sulphur-containing compounds that are anti-bacterial, antiviral, anti-fungal and anti-oxidant? Discover 15 reasons why you should be adding some garlic to your meals.
Why Are We Fat? Is It Gluttony, or Is Your Fat Actually Hungry? What if everything you ever learned about weight loss was wrong? What if losing weight has nothing to do with calories—counting them or cutting them out by sheer willpower? What if, in fact, most health professionals (including doctors and dietitians), our own …