Several measures of poor sleep quality were associated with higher body mass index (BMI) in children, according to data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Special Conference Obesity and Cancer: Mechanisms Underlying Etiology and Outcomes.
A recent randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial assessed the impact of quercetin on elevated plasma uric acid levels in a homogenous male population.
The ancient wisdom of Hippocrates who believed that ‘all disease begins in the gut’ is being validated by modern science, with poor gastrointestinal (GIT) health linked to an increasing number of diseases.
What are the differences in gut bacteria from an obese person to a lean person? Scientists are starting to explore this further.
Our children suffer from the diseases of alcohol, without the alcohol, writes the leader of the global ‘anti-sugar’ movement.
Women's health expert Dr Lara Briden takes us through the complexities of the PCOS patient picture and the many opportunities complementary medicine offers to sufferers where traditional medical approaches may have missed the mark.
The evidence can no longer be ignored, sugar is to blame for the continual rise in chronic disease. Prof Robert Lustig is a paediatric neuroendocrinologist, researcher, clinician and pioneer of the anti-sugar movement.
Higher percentages of body fat tend to yield a lowered Vitamin D status. However, evidence shows, Vitamin D is important in regulating metabolic markers associated with obesity and PCOS.