obesity

The study underscores the urgent need to assess deficiencies in the energy balance model for the prevention and treatment of obesity

In a recently published study in the European Journal of Clinical Nutritionthe researchers highlighted the urgent need to replace highly processed carbohydrates with minimally processed carbohydrates or healthy fats to halt the obesity pandemic that relentlessly continues. Study: Competing paradigms of obesity pathogenesis: energy balance versus carbohydrate-insulin models. Credit: Fuss Sergey/Shutterstock background There are two …

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A “Western-style” diet high in fat and sugar can have a negative impact on breast milk and the health of the baby

A diet high in sugar and fat, such as burgers, fries, and fizzy drinks, can affect breast milk and a new mother’s health even before conception. The new study using laboratory mice found that even consuming a fast-food diet for a relatively short period of time affects women’s health and reduces their ability to produce …

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Study shows white adipose tissue is the most vulnerable organ to metabolic changes associated with obesity

When the body is exposed to a high-calorie diet, the physiological response is not homogeneous and some organs or tissues are more sensitive to metabolic stress. Under these conditions, the white adipose tissue of the abdominal cavity is the most vulnerable organ to obese metabolic changes, according to a new study published in the journal …

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Memory Health CEO shares approach to fight Alzheimer’s disease

As part of his company’s effort to develop a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, Edward Shehab, CEO of Memory Health, believes prevention is the best approach. In response to emailed questions, Shehab spoke about the company’s strategy for developing treatments for neurodegenerative diseases and the company’s prospects. Why did you start this company?I watched a lifetime …

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