Fructose Feeds Fat

Posted on July 13, 2016, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Diet The simple carbohydrate is linked to increase in fat deposits and body weight. Due in large part to an ever-increasing presence of high-fructose corn syrup in prepared foods, fructose – a simple carbohydrate derived from fruit and vegetables, has become a predominant component …

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Work Stress Raises Diabetes Risk

Posted on July 19, 2016, 6 a.m. in Diabetes Stress Job strain can significantly increase a person’s risk of developing type-2 diabetes. Previously, studies report that workplace stress can have a range of adverse health effects, especially raising the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Cornelia Huth, from Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen (Germany), and colleagues examined data prospectively …

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Tank Up for Health

[ad_1] Numerous studies suggest mental and physical health benefits of enjoying the outdoors.  Deborah Cracknell, from Plymouth University (United Kingdom), and colleagues found that viewing aquarium displays led to noticeable reductions in blood pressure and heart rate, and that higher numbers of fish helped to hold people’s attention for longer and improve their moods. Observing …

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