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CDC Report: 7 States Have Obesity Levels At Or Above 35%

CDC Report: 7 States Have Obesity Levels At Or Above 35%

In a statement released by the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, new data on self-reported adult obesity prevalence for all 50 states for 2017 were reported. This data comes from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, an ongoing, […]

High Levels of Body Fat? You Could Have a Vitamin D Deficiency

High Levels of Body Fat? You Could Have a Vitamin D Deficiency

According to data presented in Barcelona at the European Society of Endocrinology annual meeting, higher levels of belly fat are associated with lower vitamin D levels in obese individuals. The study reports that vitamin D levels are lower in individuals with higher levels of belly […]

There’s A Link Between Gut Bacteria and Obesity You Need To Know About

There’s A Link Between Gut Bacteria and Obesity You Need To Know About

According to new research from Lund University in Sweden, there is a link between your gut bacteria and obesity; Certain amino acids in our blood can be connected to both obesity and the composition of the gut microbiome. Here’s what that means. What is Gut […]

New Study: Aged Garlic Extract May Help with Inflammation Brought on by Obesity

New Study: Aged Garlic Extract May Help with Inflammation Brought on by Obesity

A new study soon to be published in the Journal of Nutrition conducted by LA BioMed, has found that the supplement Aged Garlic Extract can “reverse the buildup of deadly plaque in arteries and help prevent the progression of heart disease.” What is Aged Garlic? […]

How Fast Food Impacts Your Body

How Fast Food Impacts Your Body

📸 by Emmy Smith on Unsplash According to research from the University of Bonn in Germany, eating fast food is like giving your body a bacterial infection. The obesity rate in the U.S. is a major health issue. According to the Centers for Disease Control […]

Could A Protein be to Blame for Anxiety and Diabetes?

Could A Protein be to Blame for Anxiety and Diabetes?

A protein, FKBP51, has been associated with anxiety and diabetes, as it contributes to the regulation of the stress system. Diabetes Diabetes is a life-threatening disease that causes your blood sugar and triglycerides to become continuously and severely elevated. This excess circulating blood sugar is […]