If you ever find yourself digging through the fridge looking for food when you’re not really hungry, it could be more than a lack of willpower that’s to blame. Scientists believe the phenomenon could be the result of a hormone deficiency in the brain. 
A report published this week in the journal Cell Reports suggests that a lack of the hormone glucagon-like peptide-1, or GLP-1, in the brain could be a cause of overeating. GLP-1 is secreted from cells in both the small intestine and the br [...]
Obesity has long been linked to stress. Specific types of stress can contribute to the body’s response of gaining weight as a defense mechanism. In a recent study, researchers have found that sounds of traffic could cause stress to spike to the point where the body starts ‘laying down more fat’ because it thinks it is in a crisis where food may be scarce.
People gain weight for a variety of reasons; some conscious, others unconscious. The mismanagement of stress is one of the [...]
By Dr. Mercola
Prescription drugs, marijuana, and multiple drug combinations are frequently found in the blood of drivers involved in fatal car crashes on US roads, according to a new study in Public Health Reports.1
Drivers today are more likely to test positive for drugs than drivers 20 years ago, and drugged drivers are now likely to be older than 50.
Gone are the days when drunk drivers were our only concern—alcohol is but one of MANY drugs that can make you dangerous behind t [...]
We all know we don’t stay young forever, but staying fit can be even more important as we age. According to Australian researchers, for those who live a sedentary lifestyle who are also over 30 years of age, changing that habit can mean life or death.
Cardiovascular disease risk among women of all ages in Australia is increased with smoking, high blood pressure, and obesity - no surprise there. But the single biggest contributor to heart disease for all but the youngest women in the study [...]
by Andrew Hoffman, Miles Franklin:
Since my sophomore year in college what I’ve loved most is analyzing economics, finance and corporate fundamentals. The 1987 crash occurred when I was still a clueless high school senior, but by the time I started my first internship in 1989 – at Paine Webber, cold calling certificates of deposit yielding 6% – I was reading the Wall Street Journal daily and daydreaming of working at Goldman Sachs. My first decade in the business was highly op [...]
by Steve St. Angelo, SRS Rocco:
One day out of the blue, the Global Financial System will collapse plunging the world’s economies into a depression for which there is no recovery. The reason for this sudden collapse will be due to a factor that most analysts fail to recognize or understand.
While the mainstream media and alternative analyst community focus on the typical economic indicators, monetary system, derivatives and debt markets… the real problem for the world financial system wi [...]
Recent public assertions made by the Administration were at best half-truths. [...]
Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, which is the most popular herbicide used worldwide, is shown by recent research to be linked to poor gut flora and poor digestion, suggesting that gluten and other proteins from plants sources may not be the main culprit in gluten sensitivities suffered by millions of people today.
Dr. Stephanie Seneff was one of the first to link statin drug use and artificially lowering cholesterol levels with Alzheimer's Disease back in 2011. She is a controver [...]
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