Tag: obesity

Ease haemorrhoids by finding the root cause

I started experiencing haemorrhoids after menopause. I’m a vegetarian and am confident that I eat well. What else can I do?

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Walnuts help support gut health

We already know that walnuts make great "brain food." And, according to a new study, these tasty nuts can also feed and increase the friendly bacteria in your "second brain" -- your gut!

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Strawberries may help keep ageing at bay

There’s a way to slow down the natural process of ageing that happens to all of us – and the key is a compound found in strawberries! A recent study shows that powerful antioxidants found in [...]

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Dark chocolate reduces the risk of atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation saddles you with irregular heartbeat and increased stroke risk. But a new study shows there's something that reduces the risk of a-fib by up to 23 per cent – and you’re going [...]

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How the Paleo diet can help reduce diabetes risk

New research shows that increasing protein and reducing carbs, as with the Paleo diet, can promote weight loss and improve insulin sensitivity.

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Broccoli can help you lose weight

A compound in broccoli can offset the negative impact of obesity on your body by reducing inflammation, supporting your liver, and controlling increases in weight, blood sugar, and fat. But [...]

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Cut the sugar to improve fatty liver

Fatty liver isn’t a problem just for those who consume a lot of alcohol. Anyone who struggles with obesity can find their liver becoming too fatty, a potentially life-threatening condition. But [...]

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The obesity and cancer link is getting stronger

A new study has linked being overweight and suffering with obesity to an increased risk of 11 different types of cancer – from multiple myeloma to pancreatic cancer. And the more weight you gain, [...]

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Chronic sleeplessness wrecks your gut bacteria

Getting only a few hours of sleep per night may throw the balance of your gut bacteria off-kilter, according to a new study. And specifically, your sleep deprivation may be giving you high levels [...]

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Eating more protein improves fatty liver

Eating proportionately more protein can decrease the fat content in your fatty liver, which is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes and cirrhosis, which can become life-threatening. It’s yet another [...]

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