Understanding the Genes behind Eating Disorders

Understanding the Genes behind Eating Disorders

Are anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating rare disorders? Not at all. Research outlines that 4 out of 10 individuals living in Western Europe will get through this at some point in their lives. However, lately, studies on genetic sources…
Obesity Associated With Advancement of Alzheimer’s Disease

Obesity Associated With Advancement of Alzheimer’s Disease

​A new study from the University of Sheffield has discovered that being overweight is additional trouble for brain health and may aggravate Alzheimer’s disease. The groundbreaking multimodal neuroimaging research revealed that obesity might contribute to neural tissue weakening while keeping…
Study Finds Water is Effective in Treating Metabolic Syndrome

Study Finds Water is Effective in Treating Metabolic Syndrome

​Scientists at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus found that fructose triggers the release of vasopressin, a hormone associated with obesity and diabetes. The team also discovered that water is able to curb the hormone and mitigate metabolic syndrome…
How Genes Contribute to Obesity

How Genes Contribute to Obesity

Science shows that genetics plays a considerable role in obesity but generally to a much lesser degree than many people might believe.  Although genes may increase one’s potential to gain weight, a higher risk for obesity requires external factors, such as abundant food supply…
Obesity Is Influenced By A Protein In The Brain

Obesity Is Influenced By A Protein In The Brain

What once was considered a symbol of wealth and fertility in the century we’re living is a stigma called obesity. None of the two extremes is the ultimate truth. Back in history, when Peter Paul Rubens was painting overweight women…
Obesity Can Affect The Brain, According To A New Study

Obesity Can Affect The Brain, According To A New Study

Many people have likely observed that their body tends to gain weight considerably more quickly as they age while maintaining the current shape becomes a more difficult task. Most gym experts and health professionals will argue that this happens because…