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Compound Found to Drastically Reduce Obesity, Reverse Side Effects

Western Ontario, Canada—Researchers at the University of Western Ontario are studying a molecule called nobiletin, found in sweet oranges and tangerines, which they have...

Processed Foods Highly Correlated with Obesity, Study Finds

Washington, D.C.—Processed foods are highly correlated with obesity, according to research from George Washington University (GW). GW researcher Leigh A. Frame, Ph.D., MHS, said in...

Study: Caffeine May Offset Some Risks of Fat, Sugar

Champaign, IL—Caffeine may offset some of the negative health effects of a diet high in fat and sugar, according to an animal study from...
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Gut-Brain Connection May Explain Weight Gain, Study Suggests

Houston, TX—The gut-brain connection can explain why a high-fat diet can lead to overeating, weight gain, and obesity, according to a new study published...

Focusing on the Future

Usually, I’m happy to report on trends. The plant-based boom, the CBD craze…sharing news about the wellbeing-boosters that are bringing consumers to natural products...

Green Tea May Lower Risk of Obesity and Inflammation

Columbus, OH—A new study published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry suggests that green tea could lower risk of obesity and other inflammatory biomarkers. In...

Ginger, Tart Cherry May Reduce Inflammation Due to Obesity

Two studies published in November have addressed the issue of inflammation due to obesity. "Ginger Extract Ameliorates Obesity and Inflammation via Regulating MicroRNA-21/132 Expression...
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New Research Shows Benefits of AGE for Inflammation in Obese Subjects

A new randomized placebo-controlled study examines the effects of aged garlic extract (AGE) on inflammation and immunity in obese individuals. Fifty-one obese subjects were...

Obesity Outweighs Malnutrition as Global Health Crisis

I think by now we all can agree that being overweight is a “growing” problem globally. The World Health Organization recently stated that “65%...