Metabolic Enzyme Tied to Obesity and Fatty Liver Disease

Researchers from Clemson University’s Environmental Toxicology Program have published research connecting an enzyme associated with detoxification to obesity and fatty liver disease, especially in males. William Baldwin, professor and graduate program coordinator in the College of Science’s department of biological sciences, and members of his laboratory used a novel mouse model developed in their laboratory […]

Can celery juice help beat headaches and migraines? An expert weighs in

Can celery juice help beat headaches and migraines? Image: iStock.Source:BodyAndSoul Celery is the latest veggie to join the superfood club. Said to cure everything from a hangover to arthritis, the unassuming low calorie vegetable is being juiced by those seeking to boost their health with a nutrient rich juice. One of the latest claims according to wellness blog […]

This Health Insurance Company Tracks Customers’ Exercise And Eating Habits Using Big Data And IoT

If you had the chance to lower your health insurance premiums or to receive incentives for behaving healthily, would you do it? Vitality Healthis counting on your answer being “yes.” The company believes the way to revolutionize healthcare is to pay for wellness rather than pay for sickness as traditional insurance companies do. They use technology […]

Obesity and Diabetes Risk Linked to Common Food Ingredient

The combined results from a small-scale randomized human trial and studies in mice suggest that consuming propionate, a common food ingredient that is used widely to prevent mold, increases levels of hormones that are linked with diabetes and obesity. The research, headed by a team at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, found […]

10 festival skin, hair and makeup products you need this summer

The start of festival season is here. With Coachella kicking off this weekend in California, we’ve been left thinking about the inspiring beauty looks that are set to grace our Instagram feeds – think lots of glitter and bright colours. Not only do we have our pots of glitter at the ready to recreate said festival beauty […]

One in five Chinese children is overweight or obese, and the booming economy may be to blame, study reveals

One in five Chinese children is overweight or obese, a new study has found, up from just 1 in 20 in 1995. The research, published Tuesday, found that while China’s rapid economic growth over the past two decades had been accompanied by a reduction in childhood growth stunting and thinness, the country has also seen […]

World Health Day 2019: Gut-healthy diet plan to lose weight and prevent illness- 10 best foods for gut health

This World Health Day on April 7, let us help you find a gut-healthy diet plan that will help you lose weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases, and improve overall health. World Health Day 2019: Gut-healthy diet plan to lose weight and prevent illness- 10 best foods for gut health  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock New […]