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 [...]
(NaturalNews) The tables are finally starting to turn in regard to the perception that the world has of water fluoridation following the release of at least two reputable studies over the past three years documenting the adverse health effects caused by the chemical.Researchers... [...]
(NaturalNews) New research reports that drinking diet sodas cause people to gain weight and develop more belly fat than others. Belly fat is associated with increased risk for heart disease and diabetes. This fat, called visceral fat, is located between the abdominal muscles and the... [...]
Do you still think that drinking diet soda will lead to weight loss? The popular weight loss beverage may have 0 calories, but research is continuously showing that the drink is a weak weight loss tool. In fact, a recent study has actually linked diet soda consumption with an increase in waistlines.
Published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, the research examining the relationship between diet soda intake and waist circumference concluded:
“In a striking dose-response r [...]
(Originally published at Truthstream Media)
A new study out of the UK shows once again just how dangerous water fluoridation is.
This time, a look at 98 percent of GP practices found that high rates of underactive thyroid were 30 percent more likely to show up in areas with, surprise surprise, the greatest degree of water fluoridation.
Via Fluoride Action Network:
[The study] found a relatively strong and statistically significant effect, with General Practice (GP) areas being 62% more likely to [...]
Public Health England says fluoride a ‘safe and effective’ way of improving dental health. [...]
(NaturalNews) People want that fast track to "fit," but there's a price to pay for tricking your body into losing weight, since tricks sometimes involve losing water weight and just postponing bad food habits. There is no fast track to losing weight, but there is a permanent way to... [...]
(NaturalNews) Do you believe that you need a better nutritional strategy in order to lose weight?Research has shown that chances are very high that you already know enough about how to eat well and lose weight. That isn't the problem at all! Our good friend Dr. Jeremy Dean from... [...]
(NaturalNews) There's a reason why many of the people you see regularly guzzling down diet sodas and opting for low- or fat-free dairy when they order their morning lattes are some of the most overweight, unhealthy people in society. Dairy products that have been stripped of their... [...]
Don’t let Christmas turn you into a statistic. The holiday weight gain can stay away this year.
You know that it is coming every year – the inevitable, average 5 to 10 pound gain (or more) that accompanies a host of Christmas parties, Hanukkah celebrations, and New Year’s Eve bashes. You don’t have to suffer form this yearly tradition any longer, though.
Here are 7 super easy ways to avoid the holiday bulge, and still have plenty of fun while doing it:
1. Fill up with Fruits and Veggie [...]
(NaturalNews) In recent years, health experts have emphasized the importance of increasing blood levels of vitamin D as a way to prevent not just bone and tooth disorders but also autoimmune disease, cancer and many other chronic health conditions. Yet, rather than recommending that... [...]
By Dr. Mercola
Two major categories of genetically engineered (GE) seeds currently account for 99 percent of all acreage dedicated to GE crops in the US:
Those engineered to withstand high amounts of herbicide, such as Monsanto’s Roundup-Ready varieties
Those engineered to produce their own internal insecticide (so-called Bt crops)
The widespread use of these GE crops has led to chemical resistance among weeds and insects alike, despite initial assurances from the chemical techno [...]
(NaturalNews) A new study conducted by researchers at UC Berkeley suggests that grapefruit juice could replace metformin, a drug used to treat Type 2 diabetes; the fruit may also be helpful in preventing weight gain as well as decreasing blood glucose levels.Published October... [...]
(NaturalNews) There is an old expression that goes something like this: "You can always tell when a politician is lying: his/her lips are moving." Well, as we stare down yet another approaching political cycle, most of us expect to be lied to -- a lot -- in the coming weeks.And... [...]
(NaturalNews) The medical profession has overlooked some major pathological effects of fructose consumption and its effects on liver function. Regardless of whether or not a person gains weight from it, consuming fructose was recently shown by researchers from Wake Forest Baptist... [...]
(NaturalNews) A very dubious new police tactic has been revealed, in which an officer used phony information in order to gain "consent" to search private properties without first obtaining a warrant, as required by the Fourth Amendment.Officers in Durham, North Carolina, have... [...]
Gold hits its highest level since April 14. [...]
(NaturalNews) For years, the mathematical equation offered to those trying to lose weight seemed simple enough: Burn more calories than you consume. Piece of cake, right? Unfortunately, as with almost everything concerning the human body, it's not quite as simple as that. Over the... [...]
Futures in New York climbed 4.1% this week while they added 4.4 percent in London. [...]
More than 13,800 children who were born full-term were recently part of a study conducted by the University of Adelaide and published in the international journal Pediatrics which suggests weight gain and increased head size during the first month of a baby’s life is absolutely key to its future intellectual development.
Mother’s who breastfeed likely contribute to this weight gain, but even babies who are bottle-fed can stand to gain (though breastfeeding is always better). The result [...]
(NaturalNews) A low-carb, vegan diet may reduce the risk of heart disease by 10 percent over the course of a decade, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Toronto, St. Michael's Hospital (Toronto), Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School,... [...]
by Peter Cooper, ArabianMoney:
Gold is still ahead of US stocks this year despite a slew of bearish comment from analysts fixated on a chart bottom of $1,050 an ounce. The yellow metal is up 10 per cent year-to-date while the S&P has trailed with less than a three per cent gain, and trades near to a record all-time high.
By comparison gold is some 32 per cent off its all-time high of $1,923 posted almost three years ago. That leaves plenty of room for gold prices to climb back up as stocks [...]
Obese people are frequently criticized for being sedentary, or more bluntly put—lazy. It isn’t always a fair characterization and inactivity in the obese is often attributed to a variety of factors, not the least of which being their physical health and abilities. However, a new study published in the journal Physiology and Behavior indicates the very foods that lead to obesity could also cause laziness, showing obesity and inactivity are more complexly linked than previously thought.
Post-traumatic stress disorder is a diagnosis commonly attributed to veterans who have seen combat. It’s a condition that can debilitate someone with flashbacks, depression, and severe anxiety. Psychological treatment can help, but another form of treatment (that happens to be illegal in most states) could be even more effective—cannabis.
Recently, lawmakers in Michigan decided to add PTSD to the list of diagnoses eligible for medical marijuana treatment. They are part of a growing and smart [...]
Washington's Blog | Obama is pushing us into a confrontation with Russia over Ukraine and the Crimea. [...]
reuters.com | Ukraine has fallen into the hands of far-right fascist groups. [...]