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Latest on the Banting Diet

Low-carbohydrate, high-fat as weight-loss strategy now linked to early death. Although reducing carbohydrates can result in short-term weight loss it is not adoptable as a viable long term healthy lifestyle. If you have altered your habits to effect carbohydrate restriction, you should reconsider that medical research has linked low carb high animal protein with early …

World Obesity Day


Today is World Obesity Day. To mark the day, the World Health Organization together with the Imperial College London released results of a joint major global study. The study reveals trends indicating an increase of obesity among children and adolescents aged 5-19 years. The study data ranges from 1975-2016 and details the factors driving this …

Belly Fat: Skin Patch Converts White Fat into Brown Fat


a Chemical compound was introduced through microneedles on a patch by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and the University of North Carolina. This resulted in the conversion of stored white belly fat to brown fat in mice.[1][2] The patch as described above, demonstrated fat reduction, increased whole body energy expenditure and improved type-2 …